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3 weeks to Valleycon 24 in Chicopee MA

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3 weeks to Valleycon 24 in Chicopee MA
Posted by ajlafleche on Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:33 PM

We are now just three weeks out from Valleycon 24 to be held 30 March at the Knights of Columbus Hall 460 Granby Road in Chicopee MA. Registration runs 9:00 am to noon with judging shortly after .that. Judging for automotive and aircraft will be standard IPMS 1-2-3 while all other categories will use the Open System.


Our vendor area is filled with 69 tables, and the stock for the raffle is building up. Among the items which will be in the raffle are:


1/24 Revell Germany Ultimate Ferrari Set (3 kits in one box)

1/25 Polar Lights The Batmobile (2 snap tite kits in one box

1/32 Hobbycraft Models Wildcat F4F-4

1/32 Pegasus Aerial HK Machine –From Terminator 2: Judgment Day

1/35 P Panda Hobby Soviet Heavy Tank Object 279

1/1:350 Trumpeter USS Fort Worth LCS-3

1/1:48 Academy B-25G 'Shark Mouth

1/48 Kitty Hawk F-35A Lightning II

Iwata NEO Gravity-Feed Dual-Action Airbrush

4 sets of 1 each 1/144 Dragon 54cm and 60 cm SP mortars

2 sets each of 4 1/144 Dragon Panzer Corps rail cars

Our commercial vendors include Amato’s, Birch Tree Enterprises, Craftec Hobbies, Farina Enterprises, Hobby Bunker, Rare Plane Detectives, Red Frog Hobbies, Red Line Hobbies, Sentinel Miniatures, Time Machine Hobbies and Tom's Trains.

To encourage the use of our forms available at our website we are offering 5 free raffle tickets to entrants who download and pre print their forms.

The contest will feature a new Lego class to for our younger entrants and a wargaming class in the figure division. Both individual figures and groupings will be judged in this class using the open (gold-silver-bronze) system. To recognize the 50th anniversary of America’s quintessential pony car, the Mustang, we will have a special Mustang Corral. Entrants may present any model of any mustang in any scale style or, markings either for simple display or to be judged. Hog Heaven Hobbies of Sturbridge MA will present a $25 gift certificate for the best A-10.

There will be on site food and drink and plenty of free parking. Hope to see many of you there.


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