2018 Contest


Thanks to everyone who made it out to our show.  Without you, shows like this aren’t possible.

A special “Thank You” to all our sponsors:

Raffle Contributors:

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Mr. Jim Sloan                              Mr. Brandon Hollis                     Mr. Matthew Goodman

Mr. Michael Beatty                    Mr. Ralph Nardone                     Mr. John Helms

Mr. Hub Plott                              Dr. Jodie Peeler                           Mr. Mike Roof

Mr. Bob Spagnola                       Mr. Tony Abbott                         Ms. Rebecca Hettmansperger

Mr. Phil Cavender                       Mr. Carl Wethington                  Mr. Keith Frape

Mr. D.C. Locke                               Mr. Herb Horvath

AWARDS SPONSORS–Class and Special Awards

  • IPMS/Mid-Carolina Swamp Fox Modelers — Lexington, SC:  The Monty Tuck Best of Show Award
  • Mr. Ralph Nardone — Pomaria, SC:  The “I Want My MTV! / I Love the ’80s” Theme Award
  • IPMS/George Preddy — Greensboro, NC:  Best Junior
  • Mr. Peter Maher — Columbia, SC:  Best Aircraft
  • Chief Petty Officer John Currie, Royal Navy (Retired) — Lexington, SC:  Best Ship
  • Fred and Janet Hein:  The James Palasz Best Automotive Award
  • Mr. Fred Christian — Columbia, SC:  Best Space/Sci-Fi


  • IPMS/Northern Virginia Modelers  (Category 010, Juniors, Aircraft; Category 020, Juniors, Military Vehicles; Category 050, Juniors, Automotive)
  • Mr. Fred Christian (Category 080, Juniors, Miscellaneous)
  • Eastern Carolina Plastic Modeler’s Society (Category 100-Aircraft, Biplanes)
  • IPMS/Charlotte Scale Modelers (Category 107a, Aircraft, Allied, Single Engine)
  • Mr. Jim Hamilton (Category 107c, 1/48 Single Engine prop, Axis; Category 117, 1/48 Multi-Engine Prop; Category 127, 1/72 Scale Jet; Category 128a, 1/48 Scale Jet)
  • Mr. Tom Wingate (Category 139, 1/32 and larger prop; Category 140, 1/32 and larger jet)
  • Mr. Ralph Nardone (Category 190, Aircraft, Out of Box)
  • The South Carolina Military Modelers Association (Category 300, Figures, dismounted; Category 305, Figures, mounted)
  • IPMS/Winston-Salem (Category 800, Dinosaurs)


Our Food vendors, who will supply sustenance to a bunch of hungry hobbyists:

The Wolf Pizza Company                      wolf pizza

Southern Mama’s Catering                   southern mommas

Our Vendors:


Dr. Mike’s Glue — Ashland, VA                              dr mikes

GT Resin Products — Ladson, SC                                gt resin

HQ72 Resin Products — Sumter, SC                           hq72

IPMS/Charlotte Scale Modelers — Charlotte, NC     ipms char

New Brookland RR and Hobby — Columbia, SC      new brookland

Starfighter Decals — Stephens City, VA                      Starfighter Decals

Tiger Productions — McDonald, TN                          tiger prod

Midway 66 Models — Surf City, NC

G-Man Collectibles — Burlington, NC

Dave Corvino — Summerville, SC

Paul Cotcher — Atlanta, GA

Dick Cowart

Bill Garner — Summerville, SC

Horner’s Hobbies — St. Mary’s, OH

Ed Ingersoll

Brian Kraus

Pete Maher — Columbia, SC

David Mills — Atlanta, GA

Josh Orenstein — Charlotte, NC

Hub Plott — Lexington, SC

Dan Smith

John Topping

Mark Moyer — Atlanta, GA

Allen Hutto — Columbia, SC

Fred Stalbaum