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London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« on: June 21, 2012, 09:35:44 AM »
Saturday September 29, 2012

London IPMS Scale Model Show 2012
http://londonscalemodelshow.ca


I have been in contact with the organizers of this show to get info on attending
and vending at the show.

This will be my first Model event.
I think I will be setting up at least one Table (as a Vendor)...sell some CDs, show off some kits,
display some models and generally try to promote my stuff and paper modeling in general.

Tom Drysdale, one of the organizers of the event, has informed me that there are no Paper Model categories for judging
but he has indicated that he is talking with the Show Committee about changing that!

I don't know whether I will enter any of my own paper models for judging.
My modeling skills aren't quite worthy of awards (lol) but if I was the only paper model entry...hmmmm?....
I still have to think about that one.

Anyway, I'm hoping there might be other Paper Modelers who can make it to this show
and I will see you there!
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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2012, 11:48:45 AM »
Good for you Dave, way to go! Of course you enter your models to the competition too. Just for the heck of it.

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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 10:21:06 PM »
Definitively enter models to the contest, Dave!

Even if there are no paper model category, you can enter them into miscellaneous.

I think you have quite a good time to prepare an excellent selling table.

Please let us know how it goes.
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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2012, 09:49:01 AM »
Don't forget to take photos!
Cheers,
Tomek

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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2012, 11:19:42 AM »
okay, the Sept. 29 London IPMS show is definitely a go.

I have booked two vendor tables...
and I will be showing off a bunch of my models and advertising my site and store.

Should have enough room for cards, flyers and info about ecardmodels and my websites,
as well as a few display models.

I'm also going to have CDs for sale...compilations sets.
And I will have my laptop, so I will be able to burn CDs on site.
(Still got to make up a model catalog for people to look through)

This might all be overkill...for all I know there will be little interest
but just in case, I want to be prepared.

Both ecardmodels and I have donated Model CDs to the raffle prizes for the event.

I am hoping to do a little work on my Autocar Armored Car model
...needs a base of some sort and a few detail parts
...and it will be my one and only contest entry.
I was unsure if I wanted to bother with a judged entry, since I'm no "master" builder,
but the theme of the IPMS event this year is "light tank and armored vehicles",
so the Autocar suits it perfectly!

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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2012, 04:55:24 PM »
Going to keep bumping this thread to keep the interest alive...

very important to me, since this will be my first Modeling event
as a Paper Modeler.

I don't imagine its a very big event...but thats okay.
Start small they say, right?

Anyone else local enough to consider making a showing?
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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2012, 06:36:39 PM »
Did you decide to get into the contest, Dave?

How is your selling table going?
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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2012, 07:06:03 PM »
Still getting ready for this show...trying to sort out what I will bring and put on my two tables.
I hope to use one for promoting my Models for sale (papermodelshop and ecardmodels)
and I'll use the other for displaying built models.
Mostly mine, but I will bring a couple of other builds.

I just found out that the judging will not include a Paper Model category.
The organizers claim they don't know how to judge paper models against plastic.
(I think they are scared of paper models)

I have let them know that I am disappointed with this decision
and I have asked them to reconsider a Paper category.
I suggested a "Best Paper Model" theme and offered to do the Judging.

But they will need to advertise and invite paper models, or none of this will matter anyway.

Only thing that really disappoints me is the fact that I cannot enter my Autocar model now.
I have been working on it, making a display base, and so forth.
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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2012, 07:10:01 PM »
Surely they will have a Miscellaneous category ...
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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2012, 07:39:14 PM »
Well, I don't know what the "general" categories are,
but on their website, they have a list of specific "Theme" Awards.
[http://londonscalemodelshow.ca/show-info/theme-awards/]

My Armored car does not fit into any of those.
So, it would have to be put into a general category for Light Armor?, WW1 Vehicle?, Military vehicles?,etc

But, as a I said, they are not agreeing to judge paper models against plastic.
Thats why I suggested a separate category for Paper Models in general.

But if they don't bother to advertise the fact that they will be welcoming paper models
then nobody will know to bring them...only me.

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Re: London (Ontario) IPMS - London Scale Model Show 2012
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2012, 08:49:06 PM »
Yup... that's what we paper guys find in every event.

Thing is... IPMS knows about Paper Modeling... but they are still in the discovery phase.

I hope you can continue on your efforts, Dave, to show and tell about PM.
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