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A Cartoon for Modelers

Retail Minions is running a cartoon of particular interest to us guys who use nail polish -- for model cars.

Fall Contests

This fall, we have two contests in Orange County: OrangeCon, and Those Gundam Guys.

Orange County Contest, OrangeCon 2011

Saturday, 8 October 2011, at California State University at Fullerton. This is an IPMS contest. Model registration is 9 AM to 11:30 AM. The contest has many categories. Most germain to our club will be the automotive categories --

  • Factory Stock & Replica Stock, Domestic & Foreign (All Types, 1/19-1/31)
  • Street Machines, Low-Riders, Customs & Hot Rods (All Types, 1/19-1/31)
  • Competition Vehicles, Straight Line (All Types, 1/19-1/31)
  • Competition Vehicles, Oval Track & Road Race (All Types, 1/19-1/31)
  • Miscellaneous Vehicles (All Types & Scales)

There are other areas of interest, like robots, so you Gundam builders may wish to attend.  Detailed contest info may be found at OCIPMS

Those Gundam Guys Contest Since we do have Gundam builders, Those Gundam Guys are having a contest in November Saturday November 12, 2011  9:00AM – 4:00PM

Location: Crown Room, Holiday Inn Fullerton 2932 East Nutwood Avenue Fullerton, CA 92831

General Admission: $5.00 - Admission includes 1 model entry. Additional model entries will be $1.00 per model  Model registration: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM.  Judging: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM Awards Presentation: 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM  

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Monthly Themes

Every month we have a theme and a contest. These are our contest themes through the rest of the year.

  • September – Anything but 1/24 th or 1/25 th – Odd scales welcome!
  • October – Legendary Names – Cars by famous racers, designers, record holders, etc…
  • November – The Future! – Concept Vehicles, prototypes and even homemade cars!
  • December – Wacky Cars! – Show Rods, Cartoon Cars, Weirdos and even Monster Kits!

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Welcome to the new home of the San Diego Model Car Club.   We're still building out this site. Some things don't work, and we're busily generating content.   Please come back in a week and we should have some stuff for you. We'll have interesting articles, and news about club events. Please join us for a meeting. They're at 6:30 PM, on the on the third Tuesday of each month at the Automobile Museum in Balboa Park. Enter through the side door to the right of the main entrance at the northwest corner of the building,  

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