The Return of the Scale Model Show!

It’s the Return of the Scale Model Show

We’re baaaaack.

After a rough few years for everyone, it’s that time! IPMS Santa Rosa is back with a show not to be missed!!! We will be hosting this year’s show at our Friendly Local Hobby Store – Fundemonium! But don’t worry, we will still have many lovely vendors as well for you to support!

Saturday, May 20th, 2023 at Fundemonium from 10am to 5pm.

We’ll have the usual model show goodness: vendors, models, a contest, a raffle, friends!

Activities:

  • Model Contest
  • A Raffle – of course!
  • Build & Take
  • Speed Build
  • Vendors
  • A whole hobby store to explore!

Registration 10:00am to Noon.

Awards 3pm

 

Registration Details:

$10 per entrant, for the first 3 models. Then it’s $2 for each additional model with only 1 model per category.

We believe that this limitation will help us to work within a smaller space, plus, it helps avoid sweeps in any category.

We will follow judging guidelines and regulations as described in the IPMS/USA competition handbook available online at www.ipmsusa.org. Categories have been set up to match IPMS guidelines where possible. The head judge reserves the right to split. A No Sweeps rule is in effect. A unique winner will be selected within each category for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards. The contest is open to all scale models except those winning a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place finish at the IPMS Nationals or a 1st place finish at an IPMS Regional contest.

 

Categories:

Adult

 
Single Engine Jet 1/72 and smaller
Multi Engine Jet 1/72 and smaller
Single Engine Prop 1/72 and smaller
Multi Engine Prop 1/72 and smaller
Single Engine Jet 1/48
Multi Engine Jet 1/48
Single Engine Prop 1/48
Multi Engine Prop 1/48
Single & Multi Engine Jet 1/32 & Larger
Single & Multi Engine Prop 1/32 & Larger
WW1 Bi-Plane All scales
Civilian Aircraft All scales
Rotary Wing Aircraft All scales
All Aircraft 1/100 scale and smaller
Military Vehicles – Soft Skinned 1/35 to 1/16
Armoured Fighting Vehicles 1/35 to 1/16
Armoured Fighting Vehicles – Open Top 1/35 to 1/16
Towed/Tracked Artillery 1/35 to 1/16
Military Vehicles – All types 1/48 and smaller
Military Vehicles – All types 1/16 and larger
Ships Powered – All types All scales / All types
Ships Sailing – All types All scales / All types
Submarines All scales / All types
Automotive Stock 1/24 & 1/25
Automotive Custom 1/24 & 1/25
Automotive Competition – All types 1/24 & 1/25
Automotive – All types 1/16 and larger
Automotive – Misc All scales
Motorcycles All scales / All types
Space Vehicles Sci-fi & Fantasy All scales
Space Vehicles and Missles – Real All scales
Figures – Real and Historical All scales
Figures – Sci Fi and Fantasy All scales
Gundam & Articulated Mecha All scales / All types
Dioramas All scales / All types
Miscellaneous All scales / All types
Collections 5 or more All types / All scales
Out of the Box Must have instructions / All scales
Junior 10-17  
Aircraft All scales / All types
Military Vehicles & Ships All scales / All types
Automotive All scales / All types
Dinosaurs and Figures All scales / All types
Sci-Fi & Fantasy All scales / All types
Miscellaneous All scales / All types
Junior 9 & Under  
Real Vehicles, Ships & Aircraft All scales / All types
Dinosaurs and Figures All scales / All types
Sci-Fi & Fantasy All scales / All types
Miscellaneous All scales / All types

 

Meeting! 01/09/2023

Happy New Year! Another exciting trip around the sun for us. As January 2nd, 2023, is the legal holiday for New Year’s Day, we’re moving our meeting back one week. Our next meeting will be on January 9th, 2023 at 7:00pm. We’re now holding the business meetings prior to the meeting at 6:00pm. We meet at Fundemonium: Expressway Center, 579 Rohnert Park Expy, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

We will be collecting Membership Fees for 2023 starting at January’s meeting. We are setting the rates at $25. We’ve been slowly ramping up the dues each year and now we’re getting back to normal. (Is there really ever a “normal”?) This will help us fund the club show as well as all our other events for the coming year.

This month we’ll hold our last quarterly contest of 2022 in 2023! As nobody brought in something they received as a gift in December (surely you received something model-related as a gift), the theme for this quarter is “Gifts I Got Last Year.” Any model you received as a gift within the last 12 months is eligible. As always gift certificates will be awarded for first, second, and third place.

Our theme this month is New. So bring in those New models/builds to show off, or bring the latest and greatest (also New) project on your bench. This month’s demonstration will cover scribing by Randy Bumgardner.

It’s almost Christmas… almost…

Can you hear it? The ringing of sleigh bells, or perhaps the cursing of a modeler that just had another gift stolen! Yes, it’s time again for the IPMS Santa Rosa Holiday Bash!

We’re gathering at Mountain Mike’s Pizza on Cleveland Ave on December 17th at 6pm. The club will provide the pizzas and soda for all who attend. If you’d prefer an adult beverage, beer and wine are available at the bar compliments of your own wallet. We’ll be having our annual “White Elephant” gift exchange as well. Each gift is limited to 3 steals and we play until the pile is gone. Each attendee should bring one gift, or more if you would like more chances at the pile.

A note on the gifts. Each gift should be approximately valued at $30, or if you want to spend more go for it! Please, do not bring any kits that have been started, missing parts, or in a condition you wouldn’t want to receive.

It’s going to be a blast, so we hope to see everyone there! Mountain Mike’s address: 3125 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Meeting! 12/05/2022

Our next meeting will be on December 5th, 2022 at 7:00pm. We’re now holding the business meetings prior to the meeting at 6:00pm. We meet at Fundemonium: Expressway Center, 579 Rohnert Park Expy, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

This month we’ll hold our last quarterly contest of 2022! The theme for this quarter is “Gifts I Got This Year.” Any model you received as a gift within the last 12 months is eligible. As always prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place.

Our theme this month is Weathered. So bring in those weathered models to show off, or bring the latest and greatest project on your bench. This month’s demonstration will cover scribing by Randy Bumgardner.

IPMS Santa Rosa Meetings

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Our club meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. We meet from 7pm to 9pm at Fundemonium in Rohnert Park. Our general format is a brief business overview for the attendees followed by Show ‘n’ Tell. When members are finished discussing their models, we have a demonstration/presentation and a door prize giveaway to round out the evening. The executive branch holds the club business meeting during the hour before the regular meeting, at 6pm. All are welcome to attend our club meetings, and everyone is highly encouraged to bring any completed projects or anything in progress.

Fundemonium is located in the Expressway Center located at 579 Rohnert Park Expy, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

 

11/07/2022 Meeting

Our next meeting will be on November 7th, 2022 at 7:00pm. We’re now holding the business meetings prior to the meeting at 6:00pm. We’re meeting at Fundemonium: Expressway Center, 579 Rohnert Park Expy, Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Our theme this month is Revolution, in honor of Guy Fawkes. So bring in those revolutionary models, or whatever you have to bring. We will also have a demo on something by Somebody.