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  • Show registration:  $15.00 up to 3 models and $1.00 for each additional model.
  • Juniors Contest Registration: $5.00
  • Walk-Ins Single: $7.00
  • Walk-In Family $10.00

Vendor tables are now $30.00 each

Contest Categories

Military versus Non-Military subjects will be based on the paint scheme and markings of the model.

Questions as to the which category an entry belongs in will be handled by the Head Judge for a final decision.

1. Aircraft, Military
Based on paint scheme and/or markings
Jet and propeller driven
Rockets and missiles that are not spacecraft

2. Aircraft, Civilian

3. Vehicles, Civilian
Cars all types

4. Vehicles, Military
Tanks/Armored vehicles
Wheeled and tracked soft-skinned
Artillery self-propelled and towed

5. Ships/Watercraft, Military

6. Ships/Watercraft, Civilian

7. Figures
Single subjects, only the model will be judged

8. Dioramas
Model (plane, vehicle, ship, etc) with figure(s) on landscape base

9. Vignettes
Figure(s) on landscape base

10. Fantasy/Science Fiction Non-Figures
Spacecraft, vehicles, machinery etc.
Single subjects, only the model will be judged

11. Gundam
Any subject related to the Gundam genre

12. Unique Subjects
Any entries that do not apply to any other category. Railroad, scratch-built, etc.

13. Juniors (16 and under)
All subjects

Contest Rules

Penn Con Contest Rules
Adapted from the IPMS USA rules

IPMS-USA Modeling Basics-Judging Guide
Information on what judges look for when judging models


Contest Registration –   Word Version    PDF Version
One form per person entering the contest

Model Entry Form –     Word Version     PDF Version
One form for each model. This form goes with the model on the table


Vendors Attending PennCon  – subject to change

Gene Bagnoli
Larry-For the Historian
Bill Brierton-Fire House Hobbies
Tony Wootson
Ron Shirey
Dennis Bowman
Nick Patrick-Pegasus Collectables
Mark Tutton-Marks Model & Toys/Starfighter Decals
Vince Mankowski-Detail & Scale Publications
Doug Carl-Doug’s Closet
Mike Semrau
Charles Trainor-Mid Atlantic Air Museum
John Garcia
Eugene Alex-Perry County Hobbies
Donald Hooton
Walter Sterner
John Boettger-Auto Models LLC
Steve Jones-Tri-State Modelers
Dana Bell

Vendor Registration
Tables are $30.00 for each 6 foot table.
To register as a vendor for PennCon please contact
Robbin Crossley at or call 717-439-4353

Please make checks payable to:
Central Pennsylvania IPMS
Mail to:
Robbin Crossley
519 Highland Ave
Middletown, PA 17057

Company Name__________________________________________________________




Phone___________________________# of Tables Requested__________________

# of People attending ___________

Each prize package is $25.00 for each category.
There are  “Best Of” awards for each category and the theme award which are also $25.00 each.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call Robbin Crossley at (7I7) 616-8161

Include the following information with

Chapter or Individual Name

Number of Trophy Packages:______ X $25.00

Category(s)/Special Award(s) to Sponsor:

Please make checks payable to: Central Pennsylvania IPMS

Mail to: Robbin Crossley
519 Highland Ave
Middletown, PA 17057