1.  San Diego IPMS Meeting on Friday, February 22 at the Girl Scouts Headquarters, 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA 92103.  Please enter the compound from Richmond Street. The doors open at 6:30 PM and the meeting starts at 7:00 PM. See the IPMS San Diego Calendar for more information.

This meeting:

  • Please bring an ongoing project to discuss at the meeting. 
  • M1 Abrams build continues.
  • 6:30 pm Model Expo Contest Meeting

  • Weathering Demo by Jerry Jackson

Next Meeting: 29 March

  • Please bring an ongoing project to discuss at the meeting.
  • 6:30 pm Model Expo Contest Meeting

2. The San Diego Model Car Club will meet on 19 February starting at 6:30 PM at the San Diego Automotive Museum.  (

3.  The San Diego Air and Space Modeling Group will meet at the Tailhook Association HQ on Saturday 9 March at noon.  The address is 9696 Businesspark Ave, San Diego, CA 92131.

4.  The Secret Society of Model Builders meets the second Sunday of the month at 6:00 pm at:
“At Ease Games”
8990 Miramar Rd #140
San Diego, CA 92126
-They have a forum for hosting models and discussions at:

5.  The San Diego Ship Modelers Guild meets the second Tuesday of each month at the San Diego Maritime Museum, 1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101.  New website:

6. Pendleton AMPS San Diego meets the 3rd Saturday of the month at American Legion Post 282, 8118 University Ave. La Mesa, CA 91944-0265. Contact Paul Miles at for details.

7. Valley Con 2019 will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center on 3 March from 9 am until 4 pm. The address is 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101.

8. The next Kit Collectors Show is 10 March at the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Ave, Garden Grove, California 92840.

9. IPMS San Diego in conjunction with the San Diego Model Car Club will hold the 14th Annual Model Expo Swap Meet and Model Contest on Saturday 1 June at the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Gillespie Field Annex, located 335 Kenney Street in El Cajon. The page, including the flyer and category downloads are here

9. The 2019 IPMS/USA Nationals will be held August 7-10 2019 in Chattanooga, TN.  Site: