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IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

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The Reviews site will be offline during the National Convention for a major update.

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.

If you have not sponsored a package yet, please consider that the trophy package is one of the major contest expenses. Convention chapters work to provide quality awards, but that costs money. As with other conventions, we do not want trophies to be a "profit" item, but we do need them to break even. Only a little over half of the trophies are currently sponsored and, like so many past conventions, we will find the other half unsponsored and the general convention fund will have to make up...

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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.

We have a new Chapter in Region 13 - IPMS/ Nautical Research Guild.

The NRG was formed in 1948 and is a 501 (c)(3) organization.

The current membership of the Nautical Research Guild is approximately 1,100 members from the US, Canada, Mexico and 27 other countries.

We publish the Nautical Research Journal on a quarterly basis.  It is mailed to all members.

We hold an Annual Conference in the fall at various locations around the US - mostly in coastal locations near maritime attractions with links to maritime history.  We often hold our conferences with or at local Maritime Museums.

We have a 7 member Board of Directors, elected by the membership at large, to serve 3 year terms - without limit on the number of terms.  The board...

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An error was published in the IPMS/USA Journal concerning the Atlanta Con 2017 Show.  The correct date is March 11, 2017.

See the Calendar entry or the PDF flyer below.

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