The International Plastic Modelers' Society - USA

National Convention 2023

Embassy Suites and San Marcos Convention Center

San Marcos, Texas

August 2nd - 5th, 2023

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Convention Registration

Pre-registration will open on the 1st of March, 2023 and will close on June 30th, 2023. Pre-registering before the deadline will earn you a discount as well as allow you quicker access to the convention upon your arrival.

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The Embassy Suites of San Marcos is our primary hotel. We also have on contract 3 additional, nearby hotels if the Embassy Suites sells out.

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Click here for a listing and schedule of the various events planned to include seminars, contest judging, tours, and awards ceremony.

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If you are a vendor wishing to purchase table space click here to send an email requesting your tables.

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IPMS/USA 2023 National Convention Announcement Board

Information for members attending the convention can be found here.

Contest Category Sponsorships

IPMS/USA is now accepting orders for sponsorship of the 2023 contest categories Please visit our contest categories page for the list of categories as well as a link to the IPMS/USA national convention webstore. As categories sponsorships are purchased, we will update the category list with the corresponding sponsors. Please note: for now, we will be utilizing the 2022 contest category list. When the National Contest Committee publishes the 2023 list, we will update our page accordingly.

Hotel Registration

The Embassy Suites room block for the 2023 convention will go live and open for reservations on SATURDAY, September 3rd at MIDNIGHT central time. This link will take you directly to the Embassy Suites reservations page.

Go to our Hotels page for more details as well as links to book one our contracted overflow hotels.

Convention Registration

Convention pre-registration will open on March 1st of 2023.

Go to our Registration page for more details.

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Who's who on the team organizing this year's convention.

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2023 contest rules, classes & categories, and electronic entry forms as well as the theme and special awards can be found here.

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Putting on a convention takes alot of people power. We sure would love your help... and earn yourself a free convention T-Shirt!

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San Marcos, Texas

Learn more about this fantastic, small Texas town that is our host this year.

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