This weekend will be the final Model Building Saturday at the Two Notch Road HobbyTown.  At the close of the day on 12 May, the store will begin preparations for their move across town.  Their new address will be 326 St. Andrews Road, Suite E.  Watch this space for the re-opening announcement…


With the redesigned IPMS/USA website and its new calendar system, we recommend you visit the IPMS/USA Events page for a nationwide listing of events. Below, we will post local and regional events as we are able, but please visit the IPMS/USA website for a more comprehensive listing.

May 12, 2018–Knoxville, TN: 36th Annual Smoky Mtn. Model-Con

May 19, 2018–Simpsonville, SC:  16th Annual Model Contest, Hosted by the Greenville Chapter of the South Carolina Modeler’s Association and the IPMS/Piedmont Scale Modelers; at the Simpsonville Activity and Senior Center, 310 W. Curtis Street, Simpsonville, SC.  Contact Tod Heintzelman at 864.363.0183 (after 5PM) or for further information.

June 9, 2018–Warner-Robins, GA: ScottCon 2018

June 16, 2018–Lakeland, FL: PAMSCON 18

June 22-23, 2018–Columbia, SC:  I Want My MTV / I Love the ’80s Scale Model Mega-Show

July 14, 2018–Lexington, SC:  9th Annual Model Contest and Show, hosted by the Midlands Chapter of the South Carolina Modelers Association.  Ball Park Road Recreational Facility, 432 Ball Park Road, Lexington, SC, doors open at 9AM.  Contact David Hoover at 803.609.2058 for information.

July 14, 2018–Havelock, NC:  DownEastCon 2018

August 1, 2018–Phoenix, AZ:  The IPMS/USA 2018 National Convention

August 11, 2018–Salem, VA:  2018 Virginia Shootout

August 25, 2018–Huntsville, AL:  Huntsville Plastic Modeler’s Society 42nd Annual Model Show

September 14, 2018–Inman, SC:  2018 IPMS/Region 12 Regional Model Show

November 10, 2018–Murfreesboro, TN:  IPMS/Middle Tennessee Annual Contest and Show 2018