44th Annual Contest Information

We regret to announce that, due to the uncertainty over the regulations covering large meetings and the availability of the planned venue, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's show. We appreciate all the support we have received in the past from our fellow modelers, and hope to see you next year.


22 August 2020 Canceled


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Show Opens and Vendor Set-up
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM -
 Contest Registration
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Judging
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Results Announced 
5:00 PM - Show Closes


Sandra Moon Community Center
7901 Bailey Cove Road
Huntsville, AL

Printable Map


General Admission: Free
Contest Entry: $10 for the first 5 models, and $1 for each additional model; 
Juniors $1 each model, to a maximum of $3 for all models

Vendor Tables

  • Vendor tables are $25 each
  • Payment can be mailed to the address below, or paid at the show;
  • Show opens for vendor set-up 8:00 AM Saturday.
  • A table request form is available here.
  • Vendor List

Show and Vendor Information

Bruce O'Gorman

Online Resources

Updated 5/17/2020


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    3. Just curious, why were the comments removed?

    4. The comments from 2016 were deleted because they related specifically to the special category we had for that show, and were no longer relevant.

      I don't remember why your comment from 2018 was deleted.

    5. What if I just want to look and buy from vendors, is there a charge

  2. Do y'all plan to go back to the late September date, or is this the way it's going to be from now on?

    1. In the recent past, we were constrained by the facility to late August. Several people expressed a preference this time. A couple of months back we were offered by the facility managers our old late September date, but we turned it down because we were already set up for the August date. If you prefer the September date, I invite you to let us know, maybe we can take a poll and try for Sept next year. Thank you for your input. Skip Hassler

  3. Since nobody else has answered, I will. The answer is, we don't know. It depends. At least partly on what dates the Jaycees make available to us. Do you like September? Why?

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    1. These questions were answered via an email exchange. Thanks.

    2. I apologize for not answering you here. For some reason I am not getting notifications from Blogspot about new comments.

  5. Just got back from Scottcon down in Macon. The junior category had 15 or so entries. Would you guys consider adding more Junior categories?

    1. Not this year, but we revisit our attendance and entry statistics and if we get enough, we may do that.

  6. Has the Alabama tax form question been answered? I am not a business. I hate to say it, but dealing with those forms is not worth the trouble to me.

    1. The tax forms are a part of using the Jaycee's building, and I understand other local shows that have a vendor component are required to give them forms out.

      From out discussions with the State tax office, "casual" sellers (people not doing this for a business) do not owe taxes. The city and county still want their taxes.


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