International Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

International Plastic Modelers' Society / USA



About the Event...

The RRM are proud to announce their 2025 annual plastic scale model contest:  RiverCon XIV on March 15, 2025.

Our theme this year is “Call of the Wild.”  Any model with an animal name; Aircraft: F2A Buffalo, C-2 Greyhound; Armor: German Tigers, Panthers; Figures:  sorry no demon thingies; Ships: Sea Wolf, HMS Seal, USS Dolphin; Auto: Jaguar, Hellcat, Mustang, Impala; Sci-Fy: Klingon Bird of Prey, Colonial Raptor; Miscellaneous: T-Rex, Spinosaurus

Yes, painted on or has a decal of an animal on it.

Yes, insects count too!

Besides our theme award for “Call of the Wild”, we have

“The President’s Award” will go the Best Model (as chosen by the RRM Club President)

“Wings of the Mighty Eighth: Harold “Buck” Rigg Memorial Award” is anything related to the 8th Air Force from WWII to present and covering all aircraft to missiles.

“Bud Lindemann Trophy” under revision.

“Keep on Trucking” is car theme sponsored by Broadmoor Nails & Spa  All Big Rigs that keep America going – the Life Line of Our Country (all types, all scales, all eras).

“Patton’s Mug” for any US Army or US made tank regardless of whose markings are on them, all sizes/all eras, except dioramas.

“People’s Choice Award: Robert Hiatt Memorial Award” voted on by you…

“Best of Class Trophies” – For each category and Best of Show plus the David Quick Memorial for Best Young Modeler

RRM also offers a Grand Master’s Category and Award.  A special category for any model that has won the “Best of Class” award at any level whether local, regional National, or other modeling contest venue.  “Best of Class” meaning Best Aircraft, Best Auto, Best of Show, etc.

Of those eight major categories we have 75 sub-categories to cover everything a modeler may build

And if we don’t have category for your entry, we’ll make one!  We have over 20 splits last year.


Event Information
Event Date: 
March 15, 2025 - 9:00am to 5:00pm CDT
Louisiana State University Shreveport
Event Address: 
One University Place
Shreveport,, LA 71115
United States
Region Number: 
Event Host: 
IPMS Red River Modelers
Hosting IPMS/USA Chapter(s): 
Contact Information
Contest Chairperson's Name: 
Andy Bloom
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