Phoenix, Arizona   August 1 - August 4, 2018

Thanks to Oklahoma Historical Modelers Society 

Thanks to Neil Butler 

Thanks to IPMS Knoxville Scale Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Phoenix - Craig Hewitt Chapter

Thanks to The East Oahu Radical Splinter Faction Group

Thanks to IPMS Mid-Carolina Swamp Fox Modelers

Thanks to  Pelikan Model Club

Thanks to IPMS / Race City

Don Harris Memorial - Thanks to Mike Brickman 

Thanks to Albuquerque Scale Modelers

Thanks to Mike Mackowski 

Thanks to 32nd scale Mafia

Thanks to Northern Virginia Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Western Reserve

Thanks to IPMS Hampton Roads Scale Modelers

Thanks to The Bathtub Admirals 

Thanks to IPMS - R.I. Bong Chapter

Thanks to Oklahoma Historical Modelers Society 

Thanks to IPMS Atlanta South Metro - Jim Galloway Chapter

Thanks to IPMS Roanoke Valley

Thanks to Bill Dunkle

Thanks to Ron Bell

Thanks to IPMS Mid-Carolina Swamp Fox Modelers

Thanks to Dayton Area Plastic Modelers

Thanks to AMPS - AZ

Thanks to C.P.O. Keith and Courtney Kaiser

Thanks to IPMS Patriot Chapter

Thanks to Johnathan Etherton 

Thanks to Albuquerque Scale Modelers

Thanks to Dr. Michael McFadden

Thanks to IPMS Niagara Frontier Chapter

Thanks to Platz Models

Thanks to Marietta Scale Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Roanoke Valley

Thanks to IPMS / Mid-Michigan Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Rocky Mountain

Thanks to IPMS Lincoln Scott Sumsion Chapter

Thanks to IPMS Roanoke Valley

Thanks to IPMS Denver - Rob Wolf Chapter

Thanks to Al LaFleche 

Thanks to IPMS John H Glenn 

Thanks to IPMS Fresno Scale Modelers

Thanks to Lakes Region Scale Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Lt. Ernest A. Love Chapter

Thanks to IPMS Fort Worth Scale Modelers

Thanks to Michael Dessele

Thanks to Southern Maine Modelers

Special Individual Organizational Awards


​Best USN/USMC Attack Configured Aircraft Award                     Many thanks to Skyhawk Association

Michael L. Frtiz Award for Excellence in Modeling World War 1 Aircraft        Many thanks to IPMS Spruce Goose

Best 32nd scale USMC/US Navy Aircraft                                       Many thanks to 32nd Scale Mafia

​Best 48th scale Jet Aircraft                                                             Many thanks to the48ers.com



Thanks to Northern Virginia Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Tidewater

Thanks to IPMS Cincinnati Scale Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Chicago Sprue Stretchers

Thanks to IPMS Houston

Thanks to IPMS Central PA 

Thanks to Divine Scale Society

Thanks to Zia Scale Modelers, New Mexico

Thanks to IPMS Niagara Frontier Chapter

Thanks to the48ers.com

Thanks to Neil Butler

Thanks to Huntsville Alabama Plastic Model Society

Thanks to Peter Palombi

Thanks to IPMS/ High Plains Modelers

Thanks to Neil Butler

Thanks to Northern Virginia Modelers

Thanks to Michael Schine 

Thanks to IPMS Phoenix - Craig Hewitt Chapter

Thanks to Three Rivers IPMS Pittsburgh, PA

2018 Convention Theme Awards


​Best World War I Entry                     Many thanks to Fine Scale Modeler Magazine

​Best Vietnam Entry                           Many thanks to IPMS/ High Plains Modelers

Best Muscle Car Entry                      Many thanks to Fine Scale Modeler Magazine

Best Dry Heat Entry                          Many thanks to Centennial IPMS

Best Sci-Fi or Real Space Craft through 1968 Entry       Many thanks to Fine Scale Modeler Magazine


Thanks to IPMS Roanoke Valley

Thanks to Atlanta Scale Modelers

Thanks to Alexander Lippisch

Thanks to 2Bobs Decals 

Thanks to IPMS Silverwings

Best of Class Awards

George Lee Judges Grand Award              Provided by IPMS/USA

​Popular Best in Show Award                      Many thanks to Wright Field Scale Modelers

Best Use of IPMS/USA Decal Sheet           Provided by Past Presidents of IPMS/USA


Best of Class Awards

​​Tom Kolk Best Junior Award            Many thanks to IPMS Western Michigan
Ken Robert Best Aircraft Award       Many thanks to IPMS Seattle
Art Gerber Best Military Vehicle       Many thanks to IPMS Seattle

Best Figure                                         Many thanks to Bill Dunkle
Best Ship                                            Many thanks to IPMS Seattle
Best Automotive                                Many thanks to IPMS Seattle

Best Sci-Fi                                          Many thanks to IPMS Boise

Best Diorama                                     Many thanks to Lakes Region Scale Modelers

Best Miscellaneous                           Many thanks to IPMS Niagara Frontier Chapter

Best IPMS Chapter Group Entry      Many thanks to Dr. Michael McFadden



Thanks to IPMS Charlotte Scale Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Granite State Modelers

Thanks to 2Bobs Decals 

Thanks to Dr. Michael McFadden

Thanks to John King

Thanks to George Hitchens

Thanks to IPMS Memphis

Thanks to IPMS / Vagabonds

Thanks to IPMS Alamo Squadron

Thanks to Huntsville Alabama Plastic Model Society

Thanks to IPMS Spruce Goose

Thanks to East Carolina Plastic Modelers

Thanks to IPMS - R.I. Bong Chapter

Thanks to DAK

Thanks to IPMS Red Flag Scale Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Mid-Carolina Swamp Fox Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Denver - Rob Wolf Chapter

In loving memory of Virginia Liotta

Thanks to WingNut Wings Models

Thanks to  IPMS Richmond

Thanks to Rhino's Hobby Tools & More 

Categories and Trophy Sponsorships 

Thanks to Delaware Valley Scale Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Phantom Phlashers

Thanks to IPMS First Coast

Thanks to Northern Virginia Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Gator Modelers

Thanks to Northern Virginia Modelers

Thanks to IPMS Phoenix - Craig Hewitt Chapter

Thanks to IPMS/ High Plains Modelers

Thanks to Huntsville Alabama Plastic Modelers

Thanks to Johnathan Etherton

Thanks to Johnathan Etherton 

Thanks to IPMS Roanoke Valley

Thanks to Dem Brudders

Thanks to IPMS Fort Crook

Thanks to Neil Butler

Thanks to Skyhawk Association