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Birmingham Phanton Plashers:
to the homepage of IPMS Birmingham, the Phantom Phlashers. This is the
place for everything about the Phantom Phlashers from our newsletter
the Phantom Phocus to information about our upcoming events. So kick
the tires, light the fires, and enjoy our online modeling resource!
William R. Lawley Chapter:
The William R. Lawley
Chapter page, by Jason Wilson, includes; Model Gallery, Guest Book,
Contact Form, Newsletter (Your President Speaks, Meeting Reports, and
Coming Events), Modeling Links, and Meeting Info (Location, Map &
AR, Little Rock -
CASModels, Lt. j.g. Nathan Gordon Chapter:
Central Arkansas Scale Modelers (CASM) is a club for people interested
in the hobby of modeling. Members are of all ages, differing skill
levels, and different modeling interests who enjoy sharing models that
are completed or still on the workbench; learning modeling techniques
and growing in modeling skills; desiring to have a good time and
fellowship with other modelers; and interested in promoting and
exposing the modeling hobby so others can develop an interest.
AZ, Phoenix: Craig Hewitt Chapter:
The Craig Hewitt
Chapter web page, by Chris Savage, features: Club Info and Map to
meetings, News, Upcoming Events, Tips & Tricks, Reviews, Photos,
Contacts, and Links.
IPMS AZ, Prescott -
IPMS Ernest Love Chapter:
International Plastic Modelers Society USA chapter is named in honor of
Prescott's own World War One aviator, Lt. Ernest A. Love.
AZ - Tuscon,
Sonoran Desert Model Builders:
Sonoran Desert Model
Builders is a chartered IPMS model club in Tucson, Arizona dedicated to
advancing each others skills through tip sharing, encouragement and,
most importantly, hands-on building. OUR SIMPLE MISSION...LET'S BUILD!
Our members enjoy a deep camaraderie and level of respect for each
other as well as a passion for model building. Check out our Members
page and see what we build and what we are working on. We build it
all... cars, airplanes, armor, ships, figures, sci-fi...if it's a
plastic kit we build it!
CA, Concord - Mt. Diablo/Bay Area Chapter:
Francisco/Bay Area chapter of the International Plastics Modelers
Society. We welcome anyone interested in the plastic modeling hobby.
IPMS CA, Fremont Hornets:
Welcome to the internet home of the IPMS Fremont
CA, Modesto - San Joaquin Valley Scale Modelers:
is the homepage of IPMS San Joaquin Valley Scale Modelers, home of the
Tomcats. We invite you to surf our website. Inside you'll find tons of
useful information. Information that will hopefully inspire you to join
and participate in one of the finest model building clubs out there.
IPMS CA, Ontario:
well done IPMS/Ontario Chapter by Bob Wieber, includes info about the
club,- Meetings, directions, events -""Mini Con"" model contest
information, Models built by club members, Information about club
members, and more!
IPMS CA, Orange County IPMS Chapter:
graphics and coverage of local group info, meetings, contests, model
gallery, articles, Southern California events, links and local shops.
Jim Woody, Web Site Curator.
CA, Redding - Shasta Scale Modelers:
Scale Modelers enjoy introducing young people to our hobby. If you have
a group that would be interested in taking part in our no cost
Make-N-Take program, please contact us to receive additional
information. The club also enjoys introducing juveniles to modeling in
a club format as well as reintroducing or even introducing adults into
the hobby and helping with parent/child model building.
IPMS CA, Rosamond: Antelope
Antelope Valley Group(AVG)
Chapter page, by Jim Abercromby. Includes; Meetings - Club Calender and
other area Events, Complete information on Annual Fall Contest, Chapter
Contacts, and News Letter-""Smoking Hole"" Archive. Members's Gallery
and Links. Update: New Website URL.
IPMS CA, Santa Rosa:
Santa Rosa. Chapter website offers contact info, meeting times and
location map, calendar of regional events, photos of members models,
chapter events & tours, "walkarounds" and a great links page. Also
features the latest info on our annual spring show, Model Expo.
CA, San Diego:
San Diego's IPMS Chapter Web Site
IPMS CA: Silicon
Valley Scale Modelers:
Welcome to the homepage for the
Silicon Valley Scale Modelers, an IPMS/USA chapter part of the IPMS/USA
Region IX. SVSM is a club dedicated to the promotion of the hobby of
scale modeling. Our meetings feature modeling subjects and programs
covering all areas and genres of the hobby.
CA - Vero Beach "The Nightfighters":
to the website of the Vero Beach Chapter of Region 11,
IPMS/USA. We currently meet the 3rd Monday of each Month, 7:30pm, at
the Vero Beach Police Station
IPMS CA, Yuma
MySpace profile for IPMS Dragon Lady with pictures,
videos, personal blog, interests, information about me and more
Canada, Toronto - Scale F-X Online:
site, by Chuck Rothman, featuring: Club meeting info, articles from
back issues of the club's publication, ScaleFX, IPMS related events in
the Southern Ontario/Western New York area, photo gallery, club
contacts, and links. More articles from past issues of Scale F/X
newsletter. More aircraft, armour, sci-fi, ship and auto articles
online. Added photos from the recent Torcon Model Show.
Updated several sections,
including bringing the ScaleFX archive up to date.
IPMS CO- Colorado
Centineal/IPMS web page by Ken Meyer, on
WebSpawner, provides; Welcome, Meeting information and location, Member
interests and Club activities, E-mail contacts and Links to Free
Webpages at Webspawner, and IPMS/USA. via Don Kehrer.
IPMS CO, Colorado
Springs - IPMS Legacy:
We are excited that you are
visiting our web site. Our Chapter is here to provide unique
information, enthusiasm, and comraderie for those who are serious about
improving their model building craft.
CO, Denver: IPMS
IPMS Denver Rob Wolf Home Page
CO - Grand Junction Scale Modelling Society:
Grand Junction Scale Modeler's Society was founded in 1975 at Hobby Hut
here in Grand Junction, Colorado. GJSMS is a Region 10 chapter of
IPMS/USA. If you enjoy modeling and would like to, please join us at
one of our two monthly meetings.
CO, Lakewood - Colorado Modeling Militia:
of the Colorado Modeling Militia
IPMS CO, Loveland - High Plains Modelers:
Plains Modelers is a plastic model club in Northern Colorado
CT- Connecticut Marine Model Society:
the home of the Connecticut Marine Model Society. We are a group of
enthusiastic ship model builders from Connecticut.
IPMS CT, Stratford:
new IPMS Stratford website by Ray Prokoski,is dedicated to foster,
promote and encourage scale modeling. Aviation, Automotive, Armor,
Ship, Figure and virtually all other forms of modeling as a hobby and
art form have been represented by the membership. Be sure to keep
checking back as this new website grows!
IPMS DC, Washington DC
This elegant website by Sunil Gupta
includes Chapter Info, Listing of "special" category of monthly model
contests, Photos - monthly contest winner's models, Contact Info with
Photos, Calendar, Newsletters downloadable in .pdf format, Links - to
area chapters, Local Info - Hobby Shops and Museums with links,
Directions - with Map, and News. Sign up for IPMS/DC Yahoo! E-mail
group to help members stay updated on chapter events and happenings
(link on home page).
IPMS DE, Dover: IPMS Galaxy (Facebook Page):
- Galaxy - Affiliated with International Plastic Modelers Society
August 2007. Meetings are held 3rd Saturday of each month at St.
Andrew's Lutheran Church, 425 N. duPont Highway, Dover, DE from Noon -
2pm. | Facebook
IPMS FL, Clearwater - Pelikan Model Club:
Florida's oldest IPMS chapter meets the first Tuesday of the month at
the Morningside Meadows Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd., Clearwater,
FL. Meetings start at 7:15 pm and go until about 9'ish
FL, Fort Lauderdale - Flight 19 Chapter:
of the Flight 19 Chapter
FL, Gainesville - Gator Modelers Chapter:
Modelers, scale modeling club, Gainesville, Florida - local IPMS
IPMS FL, Jacksonville - First Coast:
First Coast Chapter page, by Gil Hodges, has; Invitation to meeting,
Chapter meeting location information and directions, Links, and Contact
Melbourne Space Coast:
Welcome to the IPMS Space Coast web
site. We aim to be user friendly and free of excess clutter. We have a
five page limit, and we'll be adding information as it becomes
available. Please add a link to our site, or pass it on to those who
have an interest in scale modeling!
IPMS FL, Miami - Vfm-41 Black Aces (Facebook
Black Aces facebook page
FL, Ocala - Florida Auto & Scale Trucks:
page of the Florida Auto & Scale Trucks (FAST) chapter
Ocala Model Club:
Ocala, Ocala,Fl. (National
Chapter of the Year, 2006-7) We will be meeting the 2nd Thursday of the
month, at the Southwest Christian Church, 9045 SW 60th Av, Ocala, Fl.
IPMS FL, Orlando:
page, by Noah Caraker, includes; Officers- listing, Gallery- under
construction, News- President's message, links, agenda, club projects,
member modeling activities, wants & disposals, and more, Events-
regional, Info - meeting schedule, location, and contact.
Our club meets every 2nd and
4th Saturday of each month at John's Models off US Highway 29 at 1206
East Kingsfield Rd. The first meeting each month is our “Show and Tell”
where our members bring in their models to show their current work both
during and after construction. The second meeting is our “build
Session” where our members bring in their models to work on. During
this meeting we discuss modeling tips while working on our models.
IPMS FL. Vero Beach:
Welcome to the website of
the Vero Beach Chapter of Region 11, IPMS/USA. We currently meet the
3rd Monday of each Month, 7:30pm, at the Vero Beach Police Station.
Georgia Mountain Modelers:
Page For The Georgia Mountan Modelers Club
IPMS GA, Marietta:
Raptor Charpet; 4th Saturday of the Month, 2:00pm, AAA Hobby Supply
IPMS GA, Northcross - Northman Scale
IPMS GA, Warner
Robbins- IPMS General Robert
IPMS General Robert L. Scott Chapter,
located in Warner Robins, GA, home of Robins Air Force Base.
IPMS IA, Cedar Rapids - Alexander Lippisch Chapter:
Plastic Modeling related website of the Cedar Rapids Iowa IPMS Club
named after Dr. Alexander Martin Lippisch.
IA, Des Moines - Hawkeye Modelers:
International Plastic Modelers Society (IPMS) is a special interest
group promoting the hobby of scale model building. The Des Moines
chapter, reknowned as the Hawkeye Modelers, was established in 1969.
Members build models of various subjects, scales and eras. Subjects
include aircraft, armor, cars, figures, science fiction, etc. Scale
models in 1/72, 1/35, 1/24, etc. Eras include peace-time, war-time,
past, present and future. Basically members build anything that suits
them. The Hawkeye Modelers are a socialable group that help others in
the pursuit of scale model building. From construction techniques to
final detailing. If our members know about it, so will you. You may
have techniques to share with us. We travel to model contests held
around the Midwest.
IA, West Des Moines - IPMS Plastic Surgeons:
Thursday of the Month, 7:30pm, Great Hobby Adventures,W. DesMo.
ID, Boise - Mad Dog Modelers Chapter:
group of motivated model maniacs with interests that span the spectrum
of scale modeling. IPMS Boise is a chartered chapter in Region 7 of
IPMS USA. Our objective is to foster partnership in modeling activities.
IPMS IL, Chicago Sprue Stretchers:
We’ve been around since the late ‘60s. We’re just a collection
of everyday, average guys who like to build and discuss plastic models.
Our group’s interests span the entire modeling spectrum: aircraft,
armor, automotive, sci-fi, ships, figures, etc. Skill levels vary from
the recreational builder to the scratchbuilding master. All skill
levels and interests are welcomed. Having fun and enjoyment with the
hobby is our goal.
IPMS IL, Crystal Lake - GTR Auto Modelers:
We are a local chapter, founded in 1999, of IPMS/USA (International
Plastic Modelers Society). Meetings are located in the Northwest
IPMS IL, Crystal Lake - Lakes Region Scale
Internet home for the IPMS chapter Lakes
Region Scale Modelers where we strive to promote and enjoy the hobby of
IL, Downers Grove
- Butch O'Hare Chapter:
The Butch O'Hare Chicago
Chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society (IPMS) was
inspired by the accomplishments and heroism of Edward Henry "Butch"
O'Hare, the U.S. Navy's first flying ace and Medal of Honor recipient
in World War II. The original members of the organization therefore
decided to take his name in memoriam. We welcome all those who have any
level of interest in modeling to explore our web site and visit us at
our monthly meeting.
IL, Moline - Quad Cities Scale Modeling Society:
Scale Modeler Society is a chapter of the Region 5 IPMS/US.
IPMS IL, Wheeling:
is a club by and for imaginative scale modelers with a shared interest
in imaginative modeling in general, and science fiction modeling in
particular. This well done Club page by John Lester includes; Goals,
Meeting Information, E-mail contact, and Other evolving info of
IN, Porter - IPMS Duneland Chapter:
We are a fun
loving group of guys that are always looking for new members. IPMS
Duneland meets on the first and third Saturdays of each month. The
first meeting is our formal meeting and begins at 7pm. The second
meeting is our "build-a-thon" and begins at 3pm. This meeting gives
each member a chance to have time to build and share modeling
techniques with other members. We meet at the First United Methodist
Church (100 Beam St.) in Porter, Indiana. The club charges no dues and
our meetings are far from regimented. Each year we try to get the
family of the members involved with our annual picnic and Christmas
party. At this time we carry about thirty-five members on our roster
and have ten to fifteen members at each meeting. To join is simple,
just show up to a meeting!
Welcome to the IPMS
Roscoe Turner Chapter webpage. If you or anyone in your family builds
models, please join us. Membership in IPMS not required to attend
meetings. Started in 1970 IPMS-RT welcomes all types of modelers and
all ages. Our 50 or so members build all types of models and come from
all walks of life. Four of the original members are still on the
roster! Bring a model to Show and Tell or bring your current project.
Share tips and make lifelong friends.
KS, Kansas City - IPMS KC/KCAMPS Chapter:
to the KC AMPS website. The home of KC AMPS on the web. The purpose of
the KC AMPS website is to provide a virtual meeting place for all KC
AMPS members and friends. To share information such as current
projects, research, tips and upcoming events or shows. Enjoy your stay
while on the site and if you have questions please feel free to use the
information on the contacts page to get in touch with us.
Slammers Model Car Club:
Model Car Club started in 1991 located in the Kansas City, Missouri
metro area. Club stages the Heartland Model Car Nationals annually.
Great website - lots of pics of models and 1:1 reference automotive
IPMS KY, Louisville:
Military Modeling Club of Louisville:
MMCL consists of
a great group of model builders and hosts many raffles and kit auctions
with an occasional regional or invitational. Don't let the name fool
you! MMCL does not build only military models, modelers of all types
are welcome. We have members that build all types of kits; civilian
planes and airliners, sci-fi, figures, spacecraft and cars.
Local chapter of the International
Plastic Modelers Society (IPMS) located in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.
IPMS LA, Baton Rouge - BRSM, Baton Rouge
The Baton Rouge Scale Modelers
Club is dedicated to promoting plastic model building by performing
demonstrations, having an annual contest for the public, and displaying
models at local libraries.
LA, Hammond - Northshore Scale Modelers:
modeling club for the Florida Parishes area of Louisiana. The purpose
of the site is to gain interest in the club and promote the hobby.
LA, Houma - Houma Thibodaux Scale Modelers Club:
Thibodaux Scale Modelers CLub was created for scale modelers by scale
modelers while supporting all types of plastic building to include
airplanes, autos, armor, figures, ships
LA, Lake Charles - Swamp Chapter:
We are builders
of aircraft, auto, armor, figure, ship, sci-fi and warhammer scale
models. We are one of seven IPMS/USA chapters in Louisana.
IPMS LA, New Orleans - Flying Tiger Scale
IPMS LA, Shreveport
- Sportmodelers : Red River Modelers:
Modelers is a group dedicated to the building of scale models. Although
styrene plastic is and has been the primary material used, many other
products are on the scene.
IPMS MA, Bay Colony Historical Modelers:
to the Bay Colony Historical Modelers web page. Our model club was
formed in 1968 and is an IPMS Chapter club. We are located in
Southeastern Massachusetts with a membership drawn from four different
MA, Billerica - Patriot Chapter:
We are an
International Plastic Modelers Society (IPMS) chartered club, based in
the town of Billerica, Massachusetts, just NW of Boston. Members of our
club build all sorts plastic models: Aircraft, Armor, Cars, Ships,
figures, Sci-fi, and just about everything else.
MassCar Model Car Club is an IPMS club
dedicated to scale automotive subjects. We host one of the largest
automotive-only contests in the country.
Springfiield - Wings & Wheels Modelers Club:
Western Massachusetts IPMS Chapter / Wings & Wheels Modelers Club.
Covering all aspects of model building, the Wing & Wheels club's
purpose is to promote an interest in the hobby of scale modeling
throughout the greater Western Massachusetts and Connecticut area.
Meetings are on the first Wednesday of the month in West Springfield,
MD, Hagerstown - Tri-State IPMS:
Modelers is an International Plastic Modeler’s Society (IPMS) chartered
club dedicated to the fun of Scale Modeling. We strive to provide a
friendly place for model builders of all skill levels. We also provide
a safe and encouraging place for young modelers to begin or improve
their skills. Our members model fictional and non-fictional aircraft,
ships, figures and busts, dinosaurs and monsters, cars, trucks and
military and emergency vehicles and other subjects. In 1993, we became
an IPMS chapter and continue to meet regularly at the American Legion
Home on 405 Northern Ave, Hagerstown, MD. We now average about thirty
(30) people per meeting with seasonal fluctuations. We also take road
trips to other contests, shows and places of interest to modelers. We
update these pages at least monthly, often more frequently (Current
Newsletter, New/Reviews, Events and Model Gallery particularly). Boys
and girls, women and men of all ages with similar modeling interests
are encouraged to attend. So, check back often and thanks for visiting
IPMS MD, Westminster: Maryland Automotive
Modelers' Association (MAMA):
MAMA is an informal
group of automotive enthusiasts who are dedicated to the hobby of
collecting and building scale model cars, trucks, motorcycles, and
other wheeled vehicles. Our meetings are celebrations of friendship,
the exchange of ideas, meeting and helping other modelers, sparking
people's interest in the hobby for the first time (or once again), and
generally promoting the model car building and collecting hobbies.
MI, Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo Scale Modelers:
KSM's Homepage! As our name mentions, our club is located in Kalamazoo.
Where is Kalamazoo you ask? It is in Michigan, located about halfway
between Detroit and Chicago. If you live in Kalamazoo or in the
surrounding areas we would love to have you visit with us.
IPMS MI, Livonia:
Livonia is a chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society
dedicated to promoting the art of plastic modeling. Our members include
men, women and children of all backgrounds and skill levels who meet
regularly to share their interest in this fascinating hobby.
IPMS MI, Mid-Michigan Model Makers:
Our club is a member of
Chapter 8, Region 4 of the International Plastic Modelers Society
(IPMS). We have been active in the Bay City-Saginaw-Midland area since
the 1980’s. We currently meet on the first Thursday of the month, at
Roger’s Hobby Center, located at 5620 State Street in Saginaw, Michigan.
IPMS MI, Warren:
Michigans biggest east side IPMS
club. We meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month
IPMS MN, Mankato - South Central Modelers Chapter:
to the SCMM/IPMS page. This site will be posting upcoming events and
photo's of past and present contests and shows. SCMM are proud members
of the IPMS since 2005. Promoting the hobby for over 13 years in the
south central part of Minnesota. Meetings are held every second
Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. at Dunn Brothers Coffee located on
Commerce Drive in North Mankato Minnesota.
MN, Moorhead - Red River Scale Modelers:
welcome to the official website of the Red River Scale Modelers IPMS
Chapter. We are a group of model builders that focus on a variety of
subjects, ranging from aircraft, auto, military, figures, ships, and
RPM Twin Cities:
We are a club dedicated to the modeling of
motor racing and automotive subjects.
IPMS MN, Twin City Aero
Twin City Aero Historians page, by
Dave Pluth, features; About TCAH & Contacts, Meeting Site, Photos -
access photos from members files & sorted by subject, Links -
grouped, Local Museums, Articles -grouped by area and SIG, Events, and
IPMS MO - IPMS Central Missouri Scale Modelers:
Central Missouri Scale Modelers club (IPMS sanctioned) exists to help
spread the word about the fun and friendship of building and competing
with scale models.
IPMS MO -St. Louis:
new IPMS St. Louis Chapter website includes pages on: About Us,
Meetings, Events Calendar, News & Events, How-To Articles, Kit
Reviews, Book Reviews, Gallery, Walkarounds, Newsletters & Flyers,
Contact Info, Directions to Meeting Place, and Links. Please keep
checking the site as it continues to grow!
IPMS MO, Gladstone, West
Timothy Dike's, IPMS/West
Central Missouri (Show Me State Modelers) Chapter page features:
Welcome Message, Contact E-Mail and Phone info, News - Upcoming Local
Shows and President's Message, Members Gallery - excellent close-up
photos of member's models with notes, and Links.
MS - Mississippi Modelers:
An IPMS/USA Chapter modeling
club website.Contains Newsletter,model photos, viewer send in articles
and photos, club news,reference photos, links and other good modeling
IPMS NC, Bern:
IPMS/Eastern Carolina Plastic
Modelers website has Club and Meeting information, Member and Contact
information, a Monthly Newsletter with meeting pictures, member Model
Galleries, member-generated Reviews and Articles, a Calendar, member's
Favorite Links, and details on our Contest. If you are a modeler
in northeast North Carolina, why aren't you at our meetings ???
Please sign our guestbook and send comments to any Officer using the
links on the About Us page.
IPMS NC, Hickory
Catawba Valley Scale Modelers:
Our modelers are
very versatile, building Planes, Tanks, Artillery,Ships, Cars Trucks,
Space, etc. Visit our website and enjoy a look at different models
built by our club and other clubs in the Carolina's.
IPMS NC, Lafayette - Lafayette Scale Modelers:
to the new Lafayette Scale Modelers website. This format will be easier
to update and showcase what our club is doing.
NC, Raleigh - Eagle Squadron Chapter:
modelers and enthusiasts to our website the online home for IPMS Eagle
Squadron. Our goal is to use this site to share information for not
only our members, but other modelers or casual visitors looking to see
what is going on in Capital region’s modeling scene. We’ve tried to
make navigation straightforward so it is easier to find relevant
information. By all means contact us if you’d like to join or have
IPMS NC, Winston-Salem:
are a chartered chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society.
We are a cabal of professionals, craftsmen, tradesmen, retirees, former
military types, at least one cop, and other assorted reprobates all
bound by our love of plastic scale modeling.
IPMS NE, Omaha: Fort Crook
Randy Fields' Ft. Crook Chapter page
offers; What's New, Calendar (with most of the Region 5 dates
included), Newsletters, Articles, Club Info, Club Projects, Model
Gallery, Articles (ex. Colours & Markings of the World's Air Forces
1912-1920, by Bob Pearson), and Links for modelers. Now has 19
separate, constantly updated Gallery pages - broken down by era, and in
the WW1 and WW2 era broken down by major nation.
IPMS NH, Nashua: The Granite State
The Granite State Modelers Club has been
around since 1987. Our members build plastic model kits of airplanes,
tanks, cars, boats, trains, starships, or just about anything else you
can imagine. Every month we have a club meeting. We discuss the latest
model kits our members have built during the Show and Tell section of
our meetings. The members share their experience and knowledge of
plastic model kit building and painting techniques and we discuss news
related to our hobby.
IPMS NJ - Central
New Jersey Chapter:
purpose of our club is to encourage the free exchange of ideas, skills
and information related to our hobby. We offer all modelers, of any
skill level, a place to visit and enjoy an evening of talking about
model building, workshops, collecting and admiring the models that we
IPMS NJ - New Jersey:
New Jersey IPMS is a club of modelers who get together
once a month to trade ideas on modeling and basically have fun. We have
a monthly, informal contest within our club. Membership dues are 25$ a
year or 3 $ per meeting. Our biggest event is what we lovingly call
Mosquitocon. This is our biggest contest of the year and we also invite
hobby retailers to come in and sell their goods at a special show price.
Albuquerque Scale Modelers:
Albuquerque Scale Modelers Club invites you to attend one of our
monthly meetings. Meeting events normally include a model contest, club
business, modeling skills demonstrations, and sometimes a historical
speaker. ASM includes all types of models – aircraft, armor, ships,
figures, cars, space exploration, science-fiction, anime – whatever
your particular interest might be.
NV, Las Vegas:
Las Vegas IPMS provides an
atmosphere where modelers can show their work, as well as a place where
people of like interests can meet, discuss and share information about
all modeling subjects. We have a common interest and welcome modelers
of plastic subjects of any type, style, theme or scale. We provide
information and guidance to members wishing to compete in local,
region, or national contests.
IPMS NV, Reno High Rollers:
IPMS Reno High Rollers’ mission is
to provide creative fellowship, a resource for modeling innovations and
an outlet for modelers in the Sierra Nevada to display their creative
NY, Brooklyn - Brooklyn Plastic Modelers Society:
Brooklyn Plastic Modelers Society meets on the third Friday of each
month around 7:00 PM at: John Malone Community Center, In Joseph Thomas
McGuire Park, (A.K.A. Bergen Beach Sports Complex), 2303 Bergen Aveune,
Brooklyn, NY 11234
NY, Buffalo - IPMS Niagara Frontier, the "Buffcon Boys":
Niagara Frontier Chapter of IPMS
IPMS NY, Long Island Scale Model Society:
Welcome to LISMS. org ! The basic credo of the Long Island Scale Model
Society -- written in as a central tenet of our charter and mission
statement -- calls for the active promotion of scale
NY, IPMS NENY Page:
Serving the Capital District area,
IPMS NENY welcomes modelers of all skills and interests. Although we
encourage IPMS membership it is not required. Meetings are usually held
on the third Thursday of each month at the home of Art Loder, 158
Woodlawn in Albany.
IPMS NY, Plattsburgh:
Champlain Valley Chapter
page, by Jamison Long, lists; Officers and club members - a Roster of
our members, Current Projects - projects we are working on, Finished
editions - Kits we have finished to date, Links to Model Resources -
Web pages that our members like.
IPMS NY, Poughkeepsie:
IPMS/Mid Hudson Valley Historical
Miniatures Guild, page by Mark Norman, includes; Get Directions,
Featured Model Photo, Links, Yahoo! - Games, Photos, and Greetings,
Guestbook, and Chapter Contact.
NY, Rochester - Historical Scale Model Association:
is a local IPMS Chapter site for the IPMS (International Plastic Model
Society) Rochester NY Chapter
IPMS NY: Suffolk Scale Model Club - IPMS
If you want to explore a, "Hands
On" approach to scale plastic modeling, then this is the place for you!
OH, Canton / Akron - Fame Cities Chapter:
Fame Cities chapter of the International Plastic Modeler's Society USA
serving the Akron and Canton areas of Northeast Ohio. By modelers, for
OH, Cincinnati Scale Modelers:
2nd Sunday at 2pm, the Lindner Family YMCA in Norwood, Ohio
OH, Clevelnd - John H. Glenn Chapter:
for Modelers! The IPMS/John Glenn Chapter consists of a great group of
model builders that are committed to "having fun in modeling." The club
consists of modelers of all types. We have members that build a variety
of modeling subjects, including aircraft, tanks, boats, cars,
submarines, figures, and spacecraft. Everyone is welcome.
OH, Columbus - Eddie Rickenbacker chapter:
to the website of the Columbus, Ohio, Eddie Rickenbacker chapter of
IPMS. We as a club are dedicated to the promotion of the hobby of scale
modeling. Our meetings feature modeling subjects and programs covering
all areas and genres of the hobby. Our meetings are open to visitors
(see the meetings page for directions and maps) and feature a monthly
contest. The IPMS Columbus Chapter was named in honor of Columbus, Ohio
native Eddie Rickenbacker, the United States' ranking ace in World War
I. Chartered in 1965, IPMS Columbus is a strong, active chapter which
hosted the 1973 National Convention, numerous Region 4 Regionals. Most
recently we hosted the 1997 IPMS National Convention, the 2000 Region 4
Convention. and the 2009 IPMS National Convention.
OH, Dayton: Dayton Area Plastic Modelers:
Dayton Chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society is the
oldest continuously functioning IPMS chapter in the United States,
having been organized in July, 1968 and receiving its charter in
September of that year. Dayton IPMS members are a mixture of modelers
from all walks of life -- military and civilian, tradesmen,
professionals, students, and retirees.
IPMS OH, Dayton - Wright Field Scale
We are a collection of "hands-on"
modelers ranging in age from 6 to 78 who love to build anything and
everything resembling a model. You name it, we build it -- aircraft,
armor, autos, ships, figures, space, sci-fi, and fantasy. Our
experience levels range from "snap" through national award winner --
and everything in between. We welcome all.
OH, Fremont - IPMS Fremont Kitbashers:
We are the
officially chartered chapter of the International Plastic Modelers
Society USA (IPMS/USA) for north central Ohio in IPMS Region 4. Our
membership is made up of folks who enjoy the plastic model building
hobby. Our goals are to enjoy plastic modeling within the club and to
share our hobby with others.
IPMS OH, Lorain County:
Homepage for Lorain
County Chapter I.P.M.S.
OH, Toledo: Plastic Modelers:
Page by Rick Geithmann
contains; Meeting schedule, location, Chapter Contact and links.
IPMS/Toledo is hosting the 2nd Annual CENTURY-CON Contest (March 17,
2001) and page provides contest location, directions, Vendor contacts,
and Table info.
IPMS OK, Tulsa: Tulsa Modelers Forum:
Tulsa Modeler's Forum is dedicated to promoting plastic scale model
building. All Modeling subjects are represented and everyone is welcome
to participate. The Tulsa Modeler's Forum is officially chartered by
the International Plastic Modelers Society (IPMS).
IPMS OR, Portland -
Oregon Historical Modelers Society:
behind IPMS and our club is just to get together to share our ideas and
techniques about the hobby of building plastic models. We welcome
modelers of all types, skills and interests.
OR, Portland - Scale Auto Builders Association:
Auto Builders Ass'n (SABA) is a group of Model Builders dedicated to
building scale models associated with the
IPMS PA, Mechanicsburg: IPMS Central
If you enjoy the fun and excitement
of scale modeling, be it assembling plastic model kits, wooden ships,
or even railroad modeling, come join us to see what other local scale
modeler builders are doing. Bring an example of your work, or just come
to socialize with others that have the same interest in making from
history to fantasy come alive in miniature!
Tony Wootson's DVSM (IPMS/Delaware Valley
Scale Modelers) page features; Club and Meeting information, Photo
Gallery with excellent club member model photos, 5 Favorites Contests,
Contest 2000, General-Model Related Articles, Announcements and
Updates, News Letters, Shows and Events, Supporting Hobby Stores,
Classified Corner, Members Email Addresses, Club Information, Links to
PA, Pittsburgh - Three Rivers IPMS:
Home page of
the IPMS Three Rivers chapter
IPMS SC, Boiling
Springs - Upstate Scale Modelers:
Scale Model Club
Website located in Spartanburg SC
IPMS SC, Columbia - Mid-Carolina Swamp Fox
We are a group dedicated to promoting
the hobby of scale modeling. Our club is located in Columbia, South
Carolina and our club, while not affiliated with the SCANG, have
adopted the 157th Swampfox and logo.
IPMS SC, Spartanburg Model Builders:
of the Month, 7:00pm, The Great Escape, Spartanburg, SC
Welcome to the Sumter/Shaw AFB S.C. chapter
of the International Plastic Modelers Society referred to as the IPMS
Gamecocks Model Club. We are a small but very active and proud
chartered chapter of the IPMS/USA Organization.
IPMS TN - Chattanooga
Welcome to the electronic "home" of
the Chattanooga Scale Modelers. We are, among other things, an IPMS
Chapter, a small group of mostly plastic modelers, aficionados of
history, kit collectors (and honest enough to admit it!) and a very
informal group of guys.
Knoxville Scale Modelers Association:
Tuesday of the Month, 6:30pm , HobbyTown USA, 8901 Town & Country
IPMS TN, Memphis:
MEMPHIS prides itself in being a relatively small, aircraft specific,
club with a cooperative, instructive spirit. Members help each other
advance their modeling skills, and enjoy the successes we all achieve
in local, regional, and national contests, without losing sight of the
fact that modeling is a fun hobby. Please drop by for a visit.
TX, Austin - Austin Scale Modeler's Society:
Austin Scale Modeler's Society "ASMS" is a chartered member of
IPMS/USA, an organization of scale model makers. We hold monthly
meetings and host an annual model show and contest.
IPMS TX, Dallas - IPMS North Central Texas:
of the IPMS North Central Texas IPMS USA chapter
TX, Dallas - Metroplex Car Modelers' Association:
Metroplex Car Modelers' Association, a local member chapter of the
International Plastic Modelers' Society IPMS/USA, is a model car club
dedicated to the enjoyment of building model cars. We are located in
the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex and everyone is invited to join in
the fun by attending our monthly meetings.
El Paso Scale Model Society:
The El Paso Scale Model Society is a chartered chapter of the
International Plastic Model Society/ U.S. Branch. Organized in 1969,
the club received its IPMS/USA charter in 1970 and has been active ever
since. A non-profit organization, El Paso Scale Model Society dedicates
and promotes the art of scale modeling. Membership is open to any
TX - Fort Worth
We meet the third Monday of each
month (except September) at the First Baptist Church of Benbrook in
Southwest Fort Worth, Texas.
4th Monday of the Month,
7:30pm (No meeting in December), Odyssey R/C Hobbies, 1020 NASA
Parkway, Suite 218, Webster, TX
IPMS/Houston is a chapter of the
International Plastic Modeler's Society (established in 1965) located
in Houston, Texas. It is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is
the enhancement, promotion, and enjoyment of the hobby of fine-scale
modeling. Despite the word 'plastic' in the name, all scale model
builders are welcome, regardless of the type of materials used. Every
aspect and type of fine-scale modeling is covered.
IPMS TX, Houston - IPMS HAMS Chapter:
Automotive Modeler's Society
TX, San Angelo - San Angelo Model Club:
the San Angelo Model Club's web site. Click the links above for more
information about our hobby and our club!
San Antonio Alamo Squadron:
Visitors are always welcomed at
Alamo Squadron meetings. We hope that you will visit us at our next
meeting. Be sure to bring something you're working on.....everyone
loves to see work in progress.
IPMS/USA Internet page features links and commentary on modeler
information resources brought to our attention by members. This page
will be updated regularly on-line and an updated version published in
the IPMS/USA Journal. Association Info - Officers and e-mail
addresses, Meeting Info - Location, Dates, and Themes, Contest Links
UT, Ogden - Northern Utah Scale Modelers Association:
Utah Scale Modelers Association, Northern Utah plastic Modeling Club,
IPMS member club, utah auto modeling, utah aircraft modeling, utah
Salt Lake City:
IPMS - SLC is the Salt Lake City Utah
chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society. It is comprised
of modelers with a common interest in building scale replicas of
historical events and flights of imagination in miniature.
IPMS VA, Fairfax: Northern Virginia IPMS:
Virginia Modelers is a chartered chapter of the International Plastic
Modelers Society/USA branch. The chapter, which founded over 15 years
ago, was the Chapter of the Year for Region 2 in 1990 and 97, and for
all of IPMS/USA for 1990. The chapter boasts a membership of more then
100 members and grows every month. A typical meeting is attended by 75
- 80 members (that's a lot of experience). Membership in IPMS/USA is
not required to attend meetings, but is encouraged ("help your society
grow"). Our motto and goal is "have FUN modeling."
VA - Hampton Roads Scale Modelers:
scale modelers from the Hampton Roads and Tidewater areas of
southeastern Virginia, comprised of the cities of Virginia Beach,
Chesapeake, Norfolk and Portsmouth as well as locales further afield,
ranging from Elizabeth City, North Carolina to Newport News, Virginia.
Lynchburg - Blue Gray Renegades:
began their modeling rampage in 1997 when several superior builders
from Lynchburg finally got a clue and threw off the shackles of bondage
to the Roanoke Chapter(not to mention saving millions of dollars worth
of gasoline). From those humble beginnings we have grown to 26 members.
Our members cover all aspects of the modeling world. We build cars,
planes, tanks, ships, science fiction, space, etc. If it is made of
plastic, someone will build it. Our skill levels run from novice to
VA, Quantico - MAGTF Modelers:
Welcome to the home
of the MAGTF Modeling Club, headquartered at the National Museum of the
Marine Corps. We are an IPMS affiliated club and welcome anyone
interested in sharing good times, good company and having fun sharing
VA, Richmond - IPMS/AMPS Central VA:
Virginia AMPS chapter consists of armored vehicle modelers and
historians alike. This website features their work and talents, through
pictures and tutorials.
IPMS VA, Roanoke Valley Chapter:
VA: Roanoke Valley Chapter: Official webpage of the Roanoke Valley
Chapter of the International Plastic Modelers Society. Includes info.
on the club, galleries, and other cool stuff!
IPMS WA, Port Haddock - North Olympic Peninsula
NOPMS was founded in 2002 by a
group of diverse scale modelers looking for a venue to share ideas,
tips and knowledge. In 2004 the group became a sanctioned International
Plastic Modelers Society (IPMS) club.
IPMS WA, Seattle:
chapter page, by Joh Fincher & Tracy White, features; Club Welcome,
2002 Spring Show, 2001 Spring Show Pics, Upcoming events, Meeting
dates, Links, Local stores, Club projects, Past newsletters, Modelling
help, Meeting pictures, and Annual Spring Show. **Update: New Meeting
location (see Chapter & RC Directory).
IPMS WA, Spokane - Aces Wild Chapter:
Wild is an IPMS Chapter located in Spokane, Washington. We are always
looking for new members to join us. IPMS membership is not required,
IPMS WA, Tacoma -
Tacoma Green Dragons:
We are the Tacoma Green
Dragons Les Sundt Memorial Chapter of the International Plastic
Modeler’s Society (IPMS). We usually meet on the last Thursday of every
month at the Library Processing and Administration Center located at
3005 112th Street in Tacoma. Our meetings start at 7:00 PM and last
until about 10:00 PM. We are always looking for new members that want
to come and have fun and share their model building expertise.
WA, Vancouver: Lt. Alexander Pearson Modeleers: IPMS/Lt.Alexander Pearson Modeleers club
page, by JD Quintinita, offers; Meeting Information and Phone Contact,
About us, Links, Local Stores, Meeting Pictures, Model Gallery,
Newsletter, Upcoming Events, Tips & Techniques, Club Officers, and
WI, Milwaukee - Richard I. Bong Chapter:
General meeting 2nd Friday of each month - Our club welcomes all
plastic scale modelers who wish to share their models, modeling tips
and techniques, and exchange modeling information.
IPMS WI, Wausau - Glue Crew:
sniffin' fools ................. with sticky little tools