Welcome to the 2019 IPMS USA Nationals!

Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor poster

August 7-10, 2019
Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

Pre-registration is now closed for the 2019 Convention!  

Online registration has been disabled and we will not be entering any mail-in registrations post marked after 7-15-19.  If you haven't registered yet, all is not lost!  You can register on site starting at 11am on Wednesday 8-7-19.  You can also still download the registration form and complete it ahead of time!  See you there!!!

 

General Admission is $12 per day.  Kids under 16 are FREE!

 

Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Find out when you attend the 2019 International Plastic Modelers' Society USA Nationals in Chattanooga Tennessee. The Chattanooga Scale Modelers, along with a number of other regional clubs are putting together a nationals like no other.

For any questions, please email Mike Moore at mmoore1132@gmail.com.

Display only...an afterthought no more. We want to make models the centerpiece of this National Convention. Not just competition models, but models that are just there to be seen! Click here for more information.

You may have heard that there won't be a formal banquet before the awards. If so, you heard right. We are going to have a Pre-Awards Dessert Reception. Click here for details.

With a focus on model displays, theme awards such as Was It Over When the Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor?, Farfegnugen, The Wreckers Ball, Models that everyone owns but no one finishes (just kidding about that one) and more at a peerless venue with fantastic lighting and acres of space in a beautiful city you are sure to have an unforgettable experience.


Convention Updates
Convention Updates

Convention registration is now live!

Model Displays
Model Displays

We really want to see your models. There is of course the Contest portion of the Convention, but there are many reasons why some folks prefer not to enter the contest. We want to make those folks feel welcome to bring their models for display.

The Venue
The Venue

All on one level, with acres of space and fantastic lighting, the Chattanooga Convention Center will be one of the stars of the show.

Accommodations
Accommodations

Downtown Chattanooga features some great places to stay. And outside the city center there are even more options.

Chattanooga
Chattanooga

Chattanooga is one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the country. Come explore what makes this city so wonderful.

Contest Details
Contest Details

We know you've got questions. What are the categories? What are the rules?

Vendors
Vendors

Big news...We are looking at a vendor hall of historic proportions!  At this writing we have 431 tables reserved, eclipsing Atlanta's 2005 record of 424, and we still have 5 months to go before the Convention starts!  If you want to book vendor tables, go to the vendor page.  If you want to shop an epic vendor hall, make plans to attend the 2019 IPMS USA National Convention!