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Welcome to the
Albuquerque Scale Modelers (ASM)
Website

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-- The October 2nd Meeting is Canceled --  Virtual Special Contest #4 is now an "Open" Contest and includes "Battle of Britain" builds - Model Entries due between October 6th and November 7th  --  IPMS/USA National Convention is Canceled  --  2020 New Mexico State Fair and ASM-Sponsored Model Contest is Canceled  --  September 2020 Newsletter is Posted --  New Changes to 2020 Contest Schedule have been posted! (27 July 2020)  --

   


ASM Website Pages - Click on applicable Title below to visit that page.

ASM HOME ARTICLES MODEL PICS MEETING PICS CONTEST RESULTS POINT STANDINGS
MODEL OF YEAR CONTEST SCHEDULE NEWSLETTER MODEL DISPLAYS FIELD TRIPS ENTRY FORMS
MEETING LOCATION CONTEST GUIDELINES ASM BY LAWS ASM REVIEWS NM STATE FAIR WEBSITE UPDATES   9-27


   

Remember 9-11

   

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September 11, 2001

 

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ASM Pays Tribute to America's Veterans and Heroes

on the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

September 2, 1945

               

 

               

                

    

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ASM has won the 2019 Region 10 Chapter of the Year Award

and the 2019 Region 10 Website of the Year Award

 
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Region 10 Chapter of the Year Cup

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   ***  October 2nd ASM Meeting is Canceled ***

October - November 2020 Contest:

** Virtual Special Contest # 4 has been changed **

It is now an

"Open" Contest"

With entries from October 6th to November 7th

The "Open" contest includes "Battle of Britain" builds

   

Battle of Britain Day - September 15th, 1940

            

Any model subject from July to October 1940.

Airplane, figure, tank, ship or diorama

   Click here for the Contest ROE

 

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*  The September 4th ASM Meeting was Canceled *

But - Virtual Special Contest #3 was held:
 

     

"Two or Three"

       

With Entries on July 27th to September 4th

     
 

Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

Click here for the Contest ROE


    

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** The IPMS/USA National Convention has been Canceled **

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** The 2020 New Mexico State Fair has been Canceled **

Including the ASM-Sponsored Model Contest and Korean War Model Display

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**  The April through August ASM meetings were canceled  **

But - there have been two Virtual Special Contests:

June-July:  "The Korean War"

       

Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

       

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May: "The Desert"

               

Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

         

            



IPMS/USA Chapter of the Year Winner for 2014

  

     

    Click here for article on winning the Chapter of the Year Award

IPMS/USA Region 10 Chapter of the Year Winner

2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2019

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IPMS /USA Region 10 Webmaster of the Year Winner

2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018, and 2019

IPMS/USA Webmaster of the Year Winner

2011 and 2016

   


   

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ASM 2020 Executive Board

Tony Humphries President

John Tate, Vice President

Frank Randall, Secretary/Treasurer,
IPMS/USA Chapter Contact

Ken Liotta, Contest Director

Dave Epstein, Protem Member

Bob Henderson, Protem Member

Scott Jaworski
, Protem Member


Joe Walters, Newsletter Editor

Mike Blohm, Webmaster
 



E-Mail us at:


ABQScaleModelers@outlook.com


 

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Welcome to the Albuquerque Scale Modelers Club (ASM) Website Home Page

Interested in scale modeling?   If so, the Albuquerque Scale Modelers Club invites you to attend one of our monthly meetings.  Meeting events normally include a model contest, club business, modeling skills demonstrations, and sometimes a historical speaker.  ASM includes all types of models – aircraft, armor, ships, figures, cars, space exploration, science-fiction, anime – whatever your particular interest might be.  ASM activies include conducting model displays in the community, taking field trips to model-related events, and sponsoring and conducting the Model Contest at the New MexicoState Fair each year.  Membership is at four levels of modeling skills – Junior, Basic, Intermediate, and Masters.  ASM is a chapter of the International Plastic Modeler's Society/USA and is New Mexico's largest modeling club. 

ASM was formed in the late 1960's and became an IPMS/USA Chapter in 1983. 
  

Our club meets monthly on the first Friday of each month at 7:30 PM, adjusted for holidays.  Our meeting location is the University of New Mexico Continuing Education Building/Conference Center at 1634 University Blvd NE in Albuquerque.  The business meeting begins at 7:30 PM.  Model contest entries closes at 8:00 PM, and judging begins at 8:00 PM

The ASM meeting for Friday, October 2nd, 2020 has been canceled due to the Corona virus situation. Stay tuned for further updates.  ASM is holding Virtual Special Contest #4 "Battle of Britain." Details are available on the Home Page.  Please drop by at one of our meetings and join us.  Please contact ASM at the E-mail address below for additional information - see Executive Board listing at left.  Updates are made to this webpage following all club meetings and when new information is available.  The banner at the top of this page provides highlights of new information.

E-Mail us at:
ABQScaleModelers@outlook.com

ASM membership dues are $25 per year for an Adult, $10 for Juniors (under 18), and $30 for a Family membership.

Click here for an ASM Membership Application Form.  This can be mailed or brought to an ASM meeting.

Click here for an ASM Information Handout / Flyer (pdf file) that includes the above information and ASM contacts. 

Click here to join us on our ASM Facebook Page

Click here to learn more about "What is Scale Modeling?"

Click here for New Member and Prospective Member Information.

Click here for information on Navigating the ASM Website.

Click here for information on the International Plastic Modeler's Society/USA (IPMS/USA).

IPMS/USA is the United States Branch of the International Plastic Modelers' Society, whose roots can be traced to the startup of the first IPMS National Branch during the 1960's in Great Britain. In 1964 a US-based modeler applied for a charter to start the US Branch. In the ensuing 5 decades, IPMS/USA has become a 5,000 member organization dedicated to promoting the modeling hobby while providing a venue for modelers to share their skills in a social setting, along with friendly but spirited competition in the form of local, regional, and national contests and conventions.  There are over 220 active US chapters. including groups in Canada and the Philippines as well as one "cyber-chapter" existing entirely on the internet.  Source:  IPMS/USA's "About IPMS/USA" web page.

Click here for additional IPMS/USA Links (Region 10, Region 10 Chapters, etc.) on the ASM Website's Articles webpage.

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Click here for an  IPMS application form (pdf file).

This website is copywrited / the intellectual property of ASM.

Thanks for visiting our page and drop by again.  Happy modeling!

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Contest
Schedule
Latest Website
Updates
September Newsletter  Next ASM
Contest
Next Sponsored
Contest

   Website Last Updated on:  September 27, 2020


Visit our pages below for highlights of past ASM Meetings, Contests, and Trips

Articles Page Model Pictures Meeting Pictures Contest Results Field Trips Reviews NM St Fair

 


 
Next ASM Meeting:

 

Virtual Special Contest # 4 :

"Battle of Britain"

Entries due by October 2nd 

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***  The September 4th meeting is canceled  ***

But - there was a Virtual Special Contest:

"Two or Three"

    

With entries on July 27th to September 4th

Click here for the Contest ROE

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***  The July 10th and June 5th meetings were canceled  ***

But - there was a Virtual Special Contest:

"The Korean War"

       

Click here for the ROE for the contest

The Virtual Contest closed-out on July 4th

Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

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***  The May 1st meeting was canceled
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But - there was a Virtual Special Contest:

"The Desert"

The Virtual Contest closed-out on May 8th

Click here for Contest Results and Model Pictures

               


  
Results of the 2019 New Mexico State Fair Model Contest

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Creative Arts - Division 13  /   Sections 471 – 474

Models – Military, Science Fiction & Others

Click here for the 2019 Model Contest Results

Pictures of the 2019 model cases are shown below
All pictures for the Youth, Senior Youth, and Adult Sections are now posted.

     

Youth
Best of Show
Cole Darnell
USS Arizona
Senior Youth
Best of Show
Cyrus Mingley
N. Vietnamese Type 59 Tank
Adult
Best of Show
Craig Fox
Female Figure
Profesional
Best of Show
Byron Gore
Surplus M4 Tractor


 

Winners From Recent ASM Contests:

( Last six months )

 

Best of Show Winners
from August-September's
"Two or Three"
Virtual Special Contest #3
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First Place
Basic
First Place
Intermediate
First Place
Masters
Mark Vaughn Chuck Herrmann Mike Blohm
Civil War Athens Cannon Shaker Trike MiG-25 Foxbat

Click here for August-September Contest Results

Click here for August-September Model Pictures

Best of Show Winners
from June-July's "Korean War"
Virtual Special Contest #2
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First Place
Basic
First Place
Intermediate
First Place
Masters
Mark Vaughn Bob Henderson Frank Randall
M24 Chaffee M4A3E8 Sherman F9F-2P Panther

Click here for June-July Contest Results

Click here for June-July Model Pictures 

Best of Show Winners
from May's "The Desert"
Virtual Special Contest #1
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First Place
Basic
First Place
Intermediate
First Place
Masters
Jake Stoner James Medina Scott Jaworski
M2A2 Bradley Star Wars Diorama GAZ66 Tanker

Click here for May Contest Results

Click here for May Model Pictures

    

The April Meeting was cancelled and there was no Contest

 

Best of Show and People's Choice Winners
from March's "Open" Theme Contest and
"Civil Aircraft" Sponsored Contest
Hosted By David Epstein
Best of Show &
People's Choice
Juniors
Best of Show
Basic
People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show &
People's Choice

Intermediate
Best of Show &
People's Choice

Masters
Best
Civil Aircraft
Subject
Aleya Montano Mark Vaughn Brandon Brown Danny Williamson Brian Peck Brandon Brown
Black Robot Gundam Seversky AP-7 Racer Black Selena Gundam Captured
Matilda
Lancaster
Mk III
Boeing
737

Click here for March Contest Results

Click here for March Model Pictures

Click here for March Meeting Pictures

 

February was a Swap-Meet with No Contests

 

Best Entry Winners from the January 2020
"Sci-Fi, Real Space, Science & Fantasy"
Special Contest and the
"Frickin' Laser Beams"
Sponsored Contest
Hosted by Patrick Dick
Best Junior
Entry
Best Basic
Entry
Best Intermediate
Entry - Split
Star Wars
Best Intermediate
Entry - Split
Non-Star Wars
Best Masters
Entry
Best
Frickin' Entry
AJ Tate Mark Vaughn Jim Medina Charles Petrelli Steve Brodeur Jim Medina
AT-AT
Star Wars
Visible Roswell Alien "Red Jammer"
Y-Wing Diorama
13th MS Team Commander Blockade Runner
Star Wars
"Red Jammer"
Y-Wing Diorama

Just Staff's Most Favorite Awards

for the Moe Blalters Contest

Best Junior Entry Best Basic Entry Best Intermediate Entry Best Masters Entry
AJ Tate David Paul James Medina Jerry Little
AT-AT
Star Wars
Space Battleship Yamato Vs Gamelon Cruisers Bobba Fett Diorama
"Stalking the Prey"
Mandalorian and
Baby Yoda

    
Click here for January Model Pictures

Click here for January Meeting Pictures
     

Best of Show Winners from December's
"75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge" Special Contest
Best of Show
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
        
Brandon Brown Dave Tingley Scott Jaworski
M4A3E8 Sherman Panther G SdKfz. 251/17 2cm Diorama

 

ASM 2019 Modelers of the Year
Juniors Basic Intermediate Masters
AJ Tate Jeannie Garriss James Medina Scott Jaworski

 

Winners from the
2019 ASM Models of the Year Showdown
Model of the Year
Juniors
Model of the Year
Basic
Model of the Year
Intermediate
Model of the Year
Masters
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No Entries Mark Vaughn David Tingley Scott Jaworski
No Entries Jagdpanzer 38t Panther G Churchill Mk III

Click here for December Contest Results

Click here for December Model Pictures

Click here for December Meeting Pictures


Best of Show and People's Choice
Winners from November's
"Open" Theme Contest
Best of Show &
People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
People's Choice
Masters
Mark Vaughn James Medina James Medina Scott Jaworski Patrick Dick
Jagdpanzer 38t "Clearing the Sunken Road" Diorama "The Chase"
Diorama
Churchill Mk III Horten Ho 229

Click here for November Contest Results

Click here for November Model Pictures

Click here for November Meeting Pictures

Best of Show and People's Choice
Winners from October's
"Enter the Dragon" Theme Contest
Best of Show &
People's Choice
Basic
Best of Show
Intermediate
People's Choice
Intermediate
Best of Show
Masters
People's Choice
Masters
John Wyer Dave Tingley Jim Medina Scott Jaworski Casey Rupley
Volksjager Panzer IV H Panzer V Panther A/G SdKfz. 251/17 2cm F-4J Phantom II

Click here for October Contest Results

Click here for October Model Pictures

Click here for October Meeting Pictures
  


 

Click on links above and below for information on ASM and IPMS-USA
that new or prosepective members need to know!

 

  
Notes:  This website is optimized to be displayed at a resolution setting of 1152 x 864.
  Links on the main pages and the current year pages will take you to same-year pages
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Links on past-year pages will still work to main pages, but year-pages will go to then-years.

 

Historical Tidbits

Click here or link above to see Historical Events commemorated this month.

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Click here for an article on

Captain Danny Roberts

New Mexico's World War II Fighter Ace

with 14 aerial victories

 




Links to Associate Model Clubs in the Albuquerque area
hosted on the ASM Website:

Albuquerque Model Car Club

AMCC

 

New Mexico Armor Modeling
and Preservation Society
 
NM AMPS

    


   

Cavalcade of Wings

Cavalcade of Wings Website     ASM Cavalcade of Wings Webpage


ASM Items on E-Bay

ASM has items up for bidding on eBay through the Our Lil Enterprise eBay business here in Albuquerque.  ASM items are from club member donations, and all proceeds go the the club treasury.  Please bring any donations (kits, books, etc.) in to ASM meetings.  This effort will help out with the financing of future Chile Cons and continuing ASM operations.   Please check out these items at the following link and bid on those that fit your fancy:

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ASM at the 2018 IPMS/USA Nationals

    

ASM Modelers Take First and Second Place in the Best Chapter / Group Entry Category
at the  IPMS/USA 2018 National Convention

First Place - "World War II Matilda Tanks Across the World"

Also - Best Miscellaneous Award

               

Second Place - "Renault FT - The First Modern Tank"

 

Winner of the Best Chapter / Group Entry Award
at the IPMS/USA 2018 National Convention
"
World War II Matilda Tanks Across the World"

 
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Park Royal - Libya
by Ken Liotta
Greyna - France
by Victor Maestas
Bully - Borneo
by Larry Glenn
T35204 - USSR  by
Jim Guld/Ken Liotta
Matilda Scorpion
by Jim Guld
T17700 - UK
by Patrick Dick
Green Loaning - Crete
by Gorham Smoker
T6880 - Tobruk
by Mike Blohm
Matilda A12 - UK
by Jim Guld
T17761 - USSR  by
Jim Guld/Ken Liotta
Grimsby - Tobruk
by Patrick Dick
1st Armored Div-UK
by Danny Williamson
Unit Unknown-USSR
by Dave Epstein
Captured Matilda
by Danny Williamson
Gallant - Malta
by Don Smith
Defiance - Tobruk
by John Tate
37th Tank Brigade
by Tony Humphries
Hobo - Libya
by Victor Maestas
Matilda Tank
History
Matilda Model
Builders

 


Second Place - Best Chapter / Group Entry Award

at the IPMS/USA 2018 National Convention
"
Renault FT - The First Modern Tank"
 
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French Renault-1918
by Tony Humphries
US Renault-1918
by Tom Perea
French Renault-1918
by Patrick Dick
Polish Renault-1920
by John Tate
French Renault-1940
by Tony Humphries
US Renault-1927
by Tom Perea
Chinese Renault-1932
by Patrick Dick
Polish Renault-1939
by Tim Wood
German Renault-1942
by Patrick Dick
Afghan Renault-2003
by Tony Humphries

 


 


Winner of the Best Chapter / Group Entry Award

at the IPMS/USA 2010 National Convention
"Char B1 bis - Battle of France 1940"

 
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Indochine
by Jim Guld
Vendee II
by Mike Blohm
Vercingetorix
by Victor Maestas
Richelieu
by Patrick Dick
Reims
by Tom Perea
Bourrasque
by Danny Williamson
Jean Bart
by Don Smith
Madagascar
by Josh Pals
Nivernais II
by Tony Humphries
Ourcq
by Jim Guld
Fantasque
by Jim Guld
Eastern Front
by Danny Williamson
Channel Islands
by Patrick Dick

 


ASM Supports the Folds of Honor Foundation

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