About the club

We are a group of people who enjoy the hobby of plastic model building. Our members interests range from Aircraft, Automobiles, Ships, Figures, Armour, to Sci Fi. We have all skill levels from beginners to some pretty talented modellers, but we mainly meet to share our work, ideas, tips and techniques, and talk about modelling in general. Click View Profile to view email address - drop us a line!

Sunday, 27 October 2013

An Interesting look at our Hobby

Our Andy from IPMS St. John's (and recent Peoples Choice winner at our show, with - what else? - A Spitfire!) found this Video link and forwarded it on to me. 

I think this is absolutely brilliant on SO many levels.

When you have an hour, no matter what your age, ESPECIALLY if you are young and new to the Hobby, or even if you are not into the hobby, this will give you pause to think.


Watch it, and please comment on your thoughts...

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

2013 Plastic Model Show - The Gallery

The Hobby is alive and well IN st. John's NL

26 Contest entries ....
Over 200 visitors tot he show... and
Almost 300 models on the tables.

Follow this link to view a Facebook Album of pictures from the Show.


You do NOT have to have a Facebook account to view.
Also, at the end of the page is link to other IPMS SJ galleries from the monthly meetings.



2013 Plastic Model Show - The Winners

Congratulations to..

Best in Show - Tom Peckford - Corvette C5-R - 1/25 Scale

Runner Up - Ian Jones - Aichi A13 "Jake" - 1/32 Scale

Peoples Choice - Andy Earp - Battle of Britain Diorama - Spitfire and Hurricane - 1/48 Scale

Sunday, 20 October 2013

2013 Plastic Model Show

IPMS St. John's NL would like to thank everyone who came out to the show today to view plastic models and to compete in the contest.

A very large number of people came through and there were a lot of very good kits on the table. The judge's job was difficult indeed.

Congratulations to Tom Peckford on Best in Show for his 1/25 scale 2001 Goodwrench Service Plus Corvette C5R, and congratulations to runner-up  Ian Jones for his  1/48 scale Aichi E13A.

Photos coming soon.....

Friday, 4 October 2013

2013 Model Show - Exhibition and Competition

International Plastic Modellers Society (IPMS) – St. John’s Chapter
2013 Model Show - Exhibition and Competition

The St. John’s Chapter will be holding an open Plastic Model Exhibition and Competition on October 20, 2013, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Center on Prince Phillip Parkway in the Art Gallery on the second floor.
The Exhibition is open to the general public and we invite everyone to come to see the completed model kits. We also invite all local model builders to bring their kits to the Exhibition for public display, and if they wish, enter their kit(s) into the Competition.
There is no fee to visit the Exhibition or to display a model. For those wishing to enter the Competition, there be a $2.00 fee for each plastic model registered. Registration will be at the Welcome Desk in the display area on the day of the Exhibition and Competition. Registration ends at 1:30PM.
Prizes will be awarded for Best in Show, Honorable Mention and People’s Choice. Certificates will be awarded in individual categories such as, but not limited to, Aircraft, Automobiles, Ships, Sci-Fi, and Military.
The St. John’s chapter acknowledges and appreciates Signal Hobbies (http://www.signalhobbies.com) support in presenting our IPMS 2013 Model Show - Exhibition and Competition.
For more information please contact the Chapter at ipmssj@gmail.com
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