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Meeting Information

 

The next scheduled meeting will be Tuesday,  February 11 -  7:00 pm at Fairfax High School - 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA

The Build the Same Subjects for 2020 will be for Aircraft, the A4 Skyhawk,  for Military Vehicles, the Tiger I tank and for Space/SciFi, the Star Wars X-Wing.

Our Contest Coordinator Walter Schlueter will announce the specific kits and prices at the January 7 meeting.

Remember...buy the kit from the club, build it for the December 2020 Holiday Party and the club will reimburse your purchase.

Photo by Mike Fleckenstein

Wishing Everyone a Happy Holiday Season and 

A Great New Year 2020

We meet at once a month at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run in Fairfax, Virginia.  Dates of the meetings are at the discretion of Fairfax High School so be sure to keep an eye on the club we page www.novaipms.org  and the latest Newsletter for the latest information. 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 http://www.fcps.edu to check for any closings.

Meeting cancellations will also be announced on this web page and the NoVA Modelers Google Group Forum

Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and are concluded by 10:00 p.m. Contact any of our club officers for more information.

2020 Dates

February 11 (2nd Tuesday)

March 3 (1st Tuesday)

April 1

May  6

June 10 (2nd Wednesday)

Program/Contest schedules for 2020 now available

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 16-17, 2020

Salem Civic Center

1001 Roanoke Blvd. Salem, VA  24153

December 2019 Meeting Highlights

Best of Show -SdKfz 251 Half Track

Best of Show Winner  Peter Espada (l)

2019 Member of the Year - Kevin Grantham

Club News

NoVA Modelers - Out & About 

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)

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.

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