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Meeting Information


Next meeting is Tuesday, January 7, 2020 -  7:00 pm at Fairfax High School

3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA

Note...1st Tuesday of the month

Wishing Everyone a Happy Holiday Season and 

A Great New Year 2020

As a rule we try to schedule meetings for the first Wednesday of every month (unless it falls on a holiday)  However the school may  assign us a different day if the first Wednesday conflicts with another event. At any time during the year, if the school is closed for any reason (inclement weather etc.), our meetings are also canceled.  Always check the  Fairfax County Public Schools website to check for any closings.

Meetings begin at 8:00 p.m. and are concluded by 10:00 p.m. Contact any of our club officers for more information.

If the meeting is not the 1st Wednesday of the month it is noted below in RED

2020 Dates

January 7 (1st Tuesday)

February 11 (2nd Tuesday)

March 3 (1st Tuesday)

April 1

May  6

June 10 (2nd Wednesday)

Program/Contest schedules for 2020 now available

Thanks to all our Sponsors, Vendors  and Attendees for making Model Classic 2019 a success!

Watch a Video about Model Classic

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

The Fairfax High School Choral Patrons Association

Upcoming Events

Old Dominion Open 2020

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Richmond Raceway Complex
Henrico Hall
600 E.Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, Va. 23222

NoVA Modelers Model Classic 2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Fairfax High School

3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA

Maraudercon 2020

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Levels Volunteer Fire House

3633 Level Village Rd.

Havre de Grace, MD

IPMS National Convention 2020

29 July - 1 August, 2020

San Marcos, Texas

Note: if you plan on flying to this event a shuttle will

be provided from Austin/Bergstrom Intl. Airport.

Days and times to be posted in the future

IPMS Region 2 Convention

October 6, 2020

Salem Civic Center

1001 Roanoke Blvd. Salem, VA  24153

December 2019 Meeting Highlights

Club News

NoVA Modelers - Out & About 2019

NoVA Modelers crossed the pond in November 2019 for the UK annual Scale Model World.

(l-r) Jim Rotramel, Barbara Barb, Carol Fleckenstein, Tim Barb, Charlie Dykas, Chris Nicoll, Jon Etherton, Tom Henderson & Mike Fleckenstein.

NoVA Modelers was well represented at the 2019 National Convention in Chattanooga, TN.

Several of our members who attended but were not available for the group photo included Curtis & Shirley Clinton, Jon Etherton, Aris Pappas, Walter and Gail Schlueter, Jerry Lawson, Grant Berry, Nelson Kee, Keith Hudson, Haagen Klaus and Barbara Barb.

We did well in the competition with Nelson Kee, Haagen Klaus, Pat Brown, Alex Bernardo, Keith Hudson, Sunil Gupta, Mike Fleckenstein, Jose Luis Lopez, Sherman Collings, Tom Faletti & Mark Tutton taking home awards.

NoVA Modelers at the NASM Udvar Hazy Museum for the annual October Air & Scare exhibit

(Mike Fleckenstein is behind the camera)

NoVA Modelers at Penncon 2019

September 21, 2019

NoVA Modelers at MAMA-NNL, May 2019

The club was very well represented at the Old Dominion Open in Richmond in February 2019

Farewell Luncheon for Jose'

October saw us sadly saying  farewell to Jose' Luis Lopez, (sitting, 2nd from last along right side of table). Jose'  is returning to his native Spain after spending several enjoyable years with us. Safe travels Amigo, you will be missed. Best of fortune to you and your Family.

NoVA Makers Faire at George Mason University

June 2019

NoVA Modelers at RDUcon 2019, May 2019, Raleigh NC

First show of the New Year

ModelCon 2019 in Chattanooga, TN

January 11-12

John & Nora Figueroa, Curtis & Shirley Clinton & Chris Nicoll represented NoVa Modelers

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