The International Plastic Modellers Society (IPMS) Christchurch is proud to be hosting the 2019 New Zealand IPMS National Competition & Model Expo at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand over the weekend of the 7th & 8th of September.
The 2019 New Zealand IPMS National Competition is the premier event on the IPMS calendar and is held annually to display scale models of all types and scales and allows members to compete for the coveted Best in Show award.
It includes Best in Class awards and the awarding of ribbons for differing levels of excellence. This years theme will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day & the Normandy Campaign from the 6th of June to 30th August 1944.
Included in this years competition will be a Model Expo which will include:
- Modelling demonstrations
- D-Day & Normandy model display
- General scale models
- Model train layouts
- War gamming tables
- Radio controlled boats
- Large scale figures
- Diecast models
There will also be a "Project Airfix" table where the kids can have a go at making a model of their choice and take it home with them afterwards.
There will be vendors tables present selling all manner of models from tanks and cars, aircraft and ships and other modelling materials and a buy/Sell area with models of all types available for sale.
Check the event Facebook page - "2019 New Zealand IPMS National Competition & Model Expo" or go to the IPMS Chrischurch website for more info: www.ipmschch.co.nz
Open to the whole family.