Contest and Meeting Schedule

Contests are open to all ASM members in all skill levels. Non-members are allowed to enter a points contest once. Contest schedule subject to change. Review Contest Guidelines here

2024 Schedule

Last updated 1/19/2024

1/5/2024

Special Contest #1

 

Sponsored Contest

REAL SPACE/SCIENCE/SCI-FI/FANTASY
Contest open to any subject, any scale, within theme. Examples include a Mercury space capsule, dinosaurs, X-Wing Fighter or fantasy figures. Be creative!

“Terminated!”
Anything A.I., Cyborg, Android, Robotic, etc., (ie., Drones, Gundams, Cylons, Borg, or Steve Austin, etc.).
Sponsored by Patrick Dick.

2/2/2024

No Contest

ASM Swap Meet
Bring your surplus kits to sell or swap!

3/15/2024

Points Contest #1


Sponsored Contest

OPEN CONTEST
Open to any kit, any subject, any scale.

“Victory Markings”
Sponsored by Mike and Matt Blohm.

Guest Speaker – Col. Harvey Chase
IL-2

4/5/2024

Special Contest #2


Sponsored Contest

“Phabulous Phantoms”
Open to any kit, any markings, any scale, but MUST BE a new build. Small 1/72, Med 1/48, & Large 1/32 splits possible if enough entries are present.

“Best Little Phantom”
Any 1/144 or smaller. Must be a new build.
Sponsored by Ken Liotta.

Guest Speaker – Ken Liotta
A fun overview presentation on modeling the F-4 Phantom II, covering all the different kits released over the years.

5/3/2024

Points Contest #2



Sponsored Contest

“Snow White”
Open to any kit, any markings, any scale…..that has a predominantly white paint scheme and MUST be a new build.

“Best WWII Battleship”
Any kit, any scale.
Sponsored by ASM E-Board.

Guest Speaker – Joe Lavender
Battle of the North Cape, the December 1943 naval surface battle that resulted in the Royal Navy sinking the German Scharnhorst battleship.

6/7/2024

Sponsored Contest

“Best Jet Bomber”
Any kit, any scale. Sponsored by John Tate.

Guest Speaker – Jerry Little
B-52s

7/12/2024

Points Contest #3


Sponsored Contest

OPEN CONTEST
Open to any kit, any subject, any scale.

(TBD)

8/2/2024

No Contest

Clinic Night
Assorted “how to’s” including how to build a glass display case.

9/6/2024

Points Contest #4


Sponsored Contest

“Weather”
Open to any kit, any scale, and any subject related to or named after weather events, ie., “Typhoons”, “Tempests”, “Tornados”, “Thunderbolts” and “Lightnings”, to name a few. Open to any kit, any scale.

“BIG”
Aircraft 1/32 or larger; automotive 1/18 or larger; ships 1/200 or larger; figures 1/12 or larger; sci-fi anything over 2 feet long. Exceptions can be made for anything that has large physical dimensions (e.g. 1/48 B-36), but ask Brian beforehand.
Hosted by Brian Peck

10/4/2024

Points Contest #5

“Cobras”
Examples: Airacobras, Kingcobras, AH-1s, and anything snake related. Think F-16 Viper, Mustang Cobra, Don (the Snake) Prudhomme, G.I. Joe, USS Rattlesnake, and INCLUDES Snake/Viper related artwork on the subject, any scale.

Guest Speaker – Col. Harvey Chase
Airacobras to Kingcobras

11/1/2024

Points Contest #6

Sponsored Contest

OPEN CONTEST
Open to any kit, any subject, any scale.

“Best British Armour”
Sponsored by Dave Epstein.

12/6/2024

Model of the Year

MODEL OF THE YEAR
Competition amongst the Best of Show winners from all 2024 Points and Special Contests. Awards in all 4 Skill Levels (Juniors, Basic, Intermediate, and Masters). And the Year’s end “People’s Choice” awarding in all 4 Skill Levels.