Monthly Contest Themes

2020 Monthly Contest Themes


IPMSOC 2020 Monthly Contest Themes

JANUARY – First Class: Any subject that was the first or lead in its type or class

FEBRUARY – Tri-Motor: any subject that through intentional design possesses three powerplants.

MARCH – Korea 1950 – 1953: Any subject in use during the years on or off the Korean peninsula

APRIL – Black out: any subject whose paint job is predominantly black

MAY – Spanish Civil War: Any subject (in appropriate paint and markings) actively involved in the Spanish Civil War July 17, 1936 – April 1, 1939

JUNE – Russian Road to Berlin: Any subject in use by any parties in the engagement zone covered by the Russian advance to Berlin.

JULY – High: Any subject, auto, armor, aircraft etc. in a high visibility colorful or predominately white and bright paint, no greens or greys

AUGUST – Low: Any subject, auto, armor, aircraft etc. in a low visibility paint scheme; primarily grey or green, no hi visibility colorful white etc.

SEPTEMBER – From a Picture: Any subject made to replicate, in detail, (i.e. same marking, vehicle number etc.), a picture found in a personal collection or from a published source (including internet) showing an adequate portion of the subject to make certain the model represents the subject in its entirety. The model does not have to but may if you so wish, include the background in a diorama/ vignette format; or it may be just the subject. The picture used as reference must be included with proper reference citation and presented itself in a format no larger than 5”x7” and placed on the table along with the entry detail sheet and model

OCTOBER – BUILD NIGHT – NO Contest: Bring in your newly acquired kits from Orangecon or grab that shelf of doom kit for next month’s meeting, anyway you want, come and enjoy an evening of building models together. ORANGECON 2020 October 10th, 2020 Hotel Fullerton

NOVEMBER – Shelf of Doom: Any subject you’ve had on your shelf of doom or recently acquired thru the distressed kits auction

DECEMBER – Non-Traditional: Vacuum, Resin, Paper “Non-Injection” media any subject

JANUARY – Tribal: Any subject with a native American or “nonwestern name”: i.e. Iroquois, Pontiac, Apache, etc.