Shown here are the monthly special contests, programs and other activities that are scheduled.  Check back to see the upcoming scheduled programs, techniques or other items.



Special Contest: Ring in the new year, Bring in the old : The model in your collection you completed longest time ago. Please come prepared to say a few words about it such as when built, etc.

Program: Best of 2016 Show and Tell; Bring your 2016 winning models to show and talk about.


Special Contest: Amphibians : German Schwimmwagen, M-113 or M-59 Armored Personnel Carrier, Grumman Duck, PBY-5A Catalina, Sikorsky Sea King, USMC Assault Amphibious Vehicle 71A's, etc.

Program: TDB


Special Contest: Revel in a Revell Kit : any completed Revell kit.

Program: TDB


Special Contest: Passenger aircraft or vehicles : Automobiles, Airliners, Ocean Liners, Graf Zeppelin, Buses, Trains

Program: TDB


Special Contest: Reconnaissance : Cessna O-1 Bird Dog, Focke-Wulf 189 Uhu, SR-71, Predator drone, U-2, M-151 U.S. Army Scout Jeep, M8 Greyhound Armored Scout Car, Wehrmacht SdKfz 221 Leichter Panzerspahwagen, Indian Scout figure, US Navy cruiser.

Program: TDB


Special Contest: Dive Bombers : Stuka, SDB Dauntless, A-24 Banshee, Aichi D3A Val, and shallow dive bombers Luftwaffe Ju88 and Russian Pe2

Program: TDB


Special Contest: Not Injection Plastic : resin, vacuform, metal, paper, or wood

Program: TDB


Special Contest: The Guns of August : Any WW1 subject such as Fokker Eindecker, Morane-Saulnier N, Nieuport 11, DeHaviland 2, SMS Emden, military miniatures of soldiers, S.M.S. Emden.

Program: TDB


Special Contest: Carriers : Aircraft carriers, carrier aircraft and aircraft carrier vehicles of any nation of any era.

Program: TDB


Special Contest: Ladies Night : Vehicles known to be driven or flown by famous ladies such as: Bessie Coleman – JN-4 Jenny; Amelia Earhart – Lockheed Vega or Electra; Hanna Reich – Me-163 Komet, V-1, Fieseler Storch; Lydia Litvyak – Yak 1; Russian Night Witches - Polikarpov Po-2, Planes known to have been flown by WASPs in their ferrying duties, or towing target sleeves with a T-6. Auto racing such as Dana Patrick, Shirley Muldowney "Heart Like a Wheel". Factual or fictional female figures or busts such as Wonder Woman, Amelia Earhart, Ship’s figurehead, etc.

Program: Ed Mautner; Glossy Car Finishes#Program#TDB


Special Contest: Record Holders : Any aircraft, vehicle, ship, or individual that set a record for speed, distance, size, or any other attribute.

Program: Gary Michel's UAV program


Special Contest: Build The Same Subject - any scale : Armor: Sherman Tank, Aircraft: F4U Corsair

Program: Holiday Party!!



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