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IPMS Livonia 


Livonia, Michigan, USA
A Proud Chapter of IPMS USA Since 1976

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Next Meeting: Tues July 14, 2020

Our July meeting will be a face-to-face meeting!

We’re back at the Pierson Center, and we will be adhering to their guidelines, which means masks and social distancing.

It’s Model-of-the-Month night, so please bring:
Your latest work
Your own face mask
Your own writing utensil

You can download a Model-of-the-Month entry form here:

Everyone is welcome!  But if you feel sick, or have been around sick people, or have health concerns, or can’t wear a mask, please stay safely at home.

Pierson Center
32625 7 Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152

Social ‘hour’ starts at 7:00pm
The meeting will begin at 7:30pm, and might to to 9 or 9:30pm.

Are you interested in coming to one of our (normal face-to-face) meetings?  Check out more info here!

Here is our tentative subject schedule for 2020.

Miss a meeting?  Learn about our past meetings here.

CAN-AM CHALLENGE 2020 **CANCELLED**

OCTOBER 3, 2020 - LIVONIA MI

Due to possible restrictions that may be in place come October, the CAN-AM Contest committee has decided to cancel this year’s show.

We don’t regret our decision, as we feel that there could possibly be too great of a chance that restrictions could make our show less than what we (and you) would expect. All vendor monies collected so far will be refunded in full.

We hope you all understand the reasoning behind this decision. Believe me, this disappoints us a great deal to cancel a successful running show. We aren’t sure yet weather will will try again in 2021, or keep to our schedule of 2022. Rest assured, as soon as we decide, we’ll make the announcement.

What this does mean is…get ready for a GREAT show when we resume.
Thanks all!

Build Day Status?

Update March 31, 2020:

In-Person Build Days at St. Paul Lutheran School are cancelled until further notice.  Thanks for understanding.

However, we now have a Virtual Build Day Log over on Facebook.  Members are showing off their works in progress, and smack-talking, just like an In-Person Build Day!  If you’re a member, or a friend of a member, or would like to be either one, come check out our Build Day Log!

Upcoming Local Shows

CANCELLED: IPMS Nationals
San Marcos, TX
July 29-Aug 1, 2020

AMPS 2020
Danbury CT
Sep 24-26, 2020

Wonderfest
Louisville, KY
Oct 24-25, 2020

WrightCon
IPMS Region IV 2020 Convention
Dayton, OH
Nov 13-14, 2020

Check out the Events Calendar for more!

IPMS Motor City Kids Schedule

The Kids Club is on Spring/Summer hiatus!  Join us again in October 2020.

March 13, 2020 Update: The Kids Club has ended the 2019-2020 season a little early, due to the school closings.   We hope everyone stays safe and healthy.  And we hope to see you again in the fall of 2020.

The IPMS Motor City Kids Club has moved to a new location!
The Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Sessions will take place at:

St. Paul Lutheran Church and School, 201 Elm St, in Northville, MI.
Saturdays 10am-12pm

As always, the Motor City Kids Club is a free club open to all boys and girls aged 8-16. Paint and tools are provided! Instructors from IPMS Livonia will teach you how to assemble, paint, and detail plastic models or figures. All skill levels are welcome. Come check us out!

2019 IPMS USA NATIONALS WRAP-UP

The national contest was held August 7-10, 2019 in Chattanooga, TN.  It was a beautiful facility with thousands of models, and aisle after aisle of vendors.

Click here to read a wrap-up,  with lots of fun pics!

We Welcome New IPMS Chapter "Willow Run Bomber Plant" in Ypsilanti

Welcome to our IPMS Club neighbors “Willow Run Bomb Plant” Chapter in Ypsilanti Mi!

The Chapter name proudly reflects the history and heritage of Henry Ford’s famous Willow Run Bomber Plant, in Ypsilanti Michigan, which built over 8000 B-24 Liberators in WW2.

General meetings are held on the FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH, at UAW Local 898 Union Hall located at 8975 Textile Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Meetings 6:30-8:30.

 

Looking for a modeling club in your area?  Check out our list of other regional chapters.

"The Biggest, Little Club in IPMS"

With members ranging from beginners to National award winners, our club is dedicated to sharing the long-time art of plastic model building.

Join us at one of our monthly chapter meetings held in Livonia, Michigan.

Click above to view the complete IPMS Livonia "Bullsheet" archive.

Member-only build days are hosted monthly at our local Nankin Hobby shop.

Easily check the date for meetings, build days, kids' club & contests.

Take a peek at what our members have been working on lately...

Members, you can now conveniently pay your annual club dues online!

Club News

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June 2020 Hot or Cold Gallery

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