IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA



The IPMS/USA National Convention

Special Achievement Awards for 2017

  • Mike Rastiello Chapter of the Year Award
    • IPMS/Mid-Michigan Model Makers
  • Ralph Forehand Website of the Year Award
    • Mike Blohm, Albuquerque Scale Modelers
  • Newsletter Editor of the Year
    • "IPMS/Orange County Newsletter", IPMS/Orange County, Editor - Terry Huber
  • Regional Coordinator of the Year
    • David Schwab, Region 1


If you are going to the National Convention and are on Twitter, use #ipmsnats to tag your tweets.  Also, we'd love to see any videos or images you take!  Please let us know via the official IPMS/USA twitter account @ipmsusa

Trophy Announcement

We are only 3 weeks away from another great IPMS Convention. The contest features almost 200 competitive categories plus unique theme awards for 2017. A picture of our incredible trophies is attached.

For those that have already sponsored trophy packages: Thank you all for your support.

25 Continuous Years Membership Pins

If you joined IPMS/USA between the years 1967 and 1995 inclusive and have never had a lapse in membership, you qualify for a 25 Continuous Years Membership Pin. The first stage in the distribution of these pins will be at the National Convention in Omaha. If you are at the convention and qualify for one of these pins, come to the IPMS/USA National Table at the convention to collect your award. The rest of the pins will be distributed after that.

IPMS/USA National Convention Volunteers

If you're interested in volunteering to assist at the convention, we now have a volunteer sign-up page.

Here's the deal--work two, 2-hour shifts, and you'll earn a nifty IPMS/USA 2016 National Convention Volunteer shirt. We're looking for volunteers at registration, in the vendor room, in the contest room, and also general assistance in directing people and assisting where needed. Here's your chance to lend a hand.