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Valleycon 31 in Chicopee MA

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  • Member since
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  • From: Massachusetts
Valleycon 31 in Chicopee MA
Posted by ajlafleche on Saturday, March 26, 2022 9:16 AM

Wings & Wheels Modelers, an IPMS affiliated scale modeling club which meets in West Springfield presents Valleycon 31 on 3 April 2022 at the Knights of Columbus Hall 460 Granby Road in Chicopee. Doors open to the public at 9:00 am sharp.


We will have 50 vendor tables in a fully accessible hall.


We feature traditional IPMS style judging for the automotive and aircraft categories where the best three models in each class take an award. All other categories are judged in the Open System where each entry is judged on its own merits with no predetermined number of awards for each class.


Our 31 classes include military vehicles, aircraft, automotive subjects, figures, ships, science fiction, and diorama. Two classes are reserved for juniors under 16.


We are bringing back our popular Gundam class. Gundams are based on Japanese animation featuring giant robots and mobile suits. The kits have a wide following worldwide and dealers say they are bringing young teenagers to septuagenarians back into the hobby stores.


Our huge raffle with models, reference material and surprise items returns, of course.


Contest forms can be found at


Admission is $5.00 for the first three entries. Additional entries are $2.00 each to a maximum of $15. Children under 17 get in for free and may enter up to three models at no cost.


Parking is free and lunch is available for purchase from the Knights of Columbus.


For more information contact Al LaFleche at 413-306-1270 or

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  • Member since
    January 2010
Posted by rob44 on Sunday, March 27, 2022 2:15 PM

looking forward to attending



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