IPMS Livonia 

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


Next Meeting: Tues June 9, 2020

(Until further notices, our meetings will be ONLINE meetings.)

Update 5/12/20: Our June meeting will be an ONLINE MEETING.  We will be holding a Zoom meeting.  Everyone is welcome.
Social ‘hour’ starts at 7:00pm, and the meeting will begin at 7:30pm.  It shouldn’t go over an hour.

In June we will have a mini-contest with the theme HOT Or COLD.  Snow?  Fire?  Desert?  Use your imagination and impress us all.

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.

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

IPMS Region IV 2020 Convention
Dayton, OH
April 3-4, 2020
**POSTPONED to 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!



USA will take on CANADA in the ultimate model building contest!
Stay tuned for further updates, rules, and forms.

Find Contest Rules here!

Check out and comment on our CAN-AM Facebook Event page.

Vendors!  Tables are now available for reservation.  Check out this page!

Interested in sponsoring a category?  Check out the show Catergories here.  And easily pay online here!

Can-Am 2020 Flyer


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


Monthly Meeting - May 2020

In May we pulled off our first official online meeting!  We had about 20 members…


May 2020 Model-of-the-Month Gallery

The following are entries from our May Model-of-the-Month contest. Voting has closed, thanks for your…