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Fairfax High School

3501 Lion Run (Formerly Rebel Run), Fairfax, VA

Upcoming

Northern Virginia Modelers

Contest Themes & Programs

2024

March

Contest:  Build anything that is overly colorful

Program: Mike Monsivaiz - Gloss finishes on car & aircraft models

April

Contest:  Apr 1, 1954 - 70 years ago -  1st US Army helicopter battalion forms, Fort Bragg, NC Whirlybirds - Build any variant of helicopter from the VS-300 forward.

Program: Tom Dunbar - Cleaning & Maintenance for your airbrush

May

Contest:  May 1, 1949   - 75 years ago -   Batman first appears in Detective Comics (Model something inspired by super heroes or comics figures or vehicles)

Program: Chris Derks - working with Photo Etch

June

Contest:  June 6, 1944 - 80 years ago -  D-Day (build something which took place in Operatuon Overlord)

Program: TBD

July

Contest:  July 16, 1969 - 55  years ag - First man on the moon (Build something space related) 

Program: TBD

August

Contest: Aug 3, 1954 - 70 years ago  - 1st VTOL (Vertical Take-off & Land) flown (Build a VTOL)

Program: TBD

September

Contest: Sept 1, 1939 -  85 years ago -  WWII Begins - Early WWII (Build something from the beginning of WWII)

Program: TBD

October

Contest: Oct 1, 1924 - 100 years ago - 1st Dutch airliner, the Fokker F.VII takes off from Amsterdam for Batavia, Java (Build any airliner , any time frame, country, and scale).

Program: TBD

November

Contest: Nov 9, 1989 - 35 years ago -  Fall of Berlin Wall (Build any vehicle from the end of the Cold War)

Program: TBD

December

Annual Holiday Party, Blind Gift Exchange, Food

Contest:   Build the Same Subject (BTSS) TBD

 

   Contest, Programs & Activities subject to change

Read the Annual BTSS Rules here

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