OLD DOMINION OPEN - February 28, 2015

The Henrico Building, Richmond Raceway Complex
Richmond, Virginia; Event hours 8:30-5:30

Welcome to the 2015 Show & Contest Page!

Mark your calendars for the first show of 2015. Our location is the same as last year so get ready for 100+ vendor tables and lots of space to display your models. Please visit this page periodically for updates.

Please download the top page of our show flier, alert your chapter mates and come back to this page for updates.

ODO 2015

Thank You Sponsors!

HobbyTown USA

Download Contest Forms (PDF format):

The forms can be edited on your computer and printed out before you come to the show.

General Info

Model Entry Forms

Show Sponsor Form

Complete Brochure (all the above)


Henrico Hall
600 East Laburnum Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222
Location map via Google

Registration, Admission:

Contest registration begins at 8:30 and ends at 12:30.

  • Adult Category Registration fee: $15 for unlimited entries.
  • Junior (age 17 & under) Category Registration fee: Free Admission.
  • General Admission $5 for ages 13 & over; free for ages 12 & under.
  • Uniformed Military Service Members: Free Admission.
  • Uniformed Boy and Girl Scouts: Free Admission.

Contest Categories:

The show offers 61 different categories to enter your models. Category splits will be created if necessary the day of the show. Please read the rules regarding OOB entries and prepare accordingly. The complete listing can be found in the show flier, available for download in the "Download Contest Forms" section of this page.

Special Awards:

  • Best In Show: Best model/subject in the show selected by the category head judges.
  • Best of Awards: Junior Entry, Aircraft, Armor, Automobile, Figure, Maritime, Diorama, and Space/Sci-Fi Subject.
  • Best USAF Aircraft from 1950-1975
  • Best Historical Figure (Sci-fi & Fantasy excluded)

Our awards are not just an afterthought because you put great effort into your models and we want you to take home something unique, something you will proudly display. This year is no exception, as we have awards made from 3/4" solid maple wood that feature laser engraved artwork of two Richmond landmarks, the city skyline on the James River and the J. E. B. Stuart monument from Monument Avenue.


We welcome all modeling related vendors and hope you will be a part of our show. Vendor tables are available on a first come first serve basis. Tables are reserved for $30 apiece for the 1st two and $23 each for additional tables. No refunds after January 30, 2015. Please contact Bob Walls via the Contact page, or by phone at .

Download the Vendor Participation Form

The following have reserved table space. This list is subject to change, so check periodically for the latest.

Trophy Sponsorship:

We are very appreciative of any trophy package sponsorship. We'll have a list of sponsors and donors on prominent display at our show. Trophy packages (1st, 2nd & 3rd) are $25. Best of each class and remaining special awards including the Judge's Best of Show are $40 each. Sponsorships will also be recognized at our awards ceremony. For more info please contact Chazz Klanian via the Contact page, or by phone at .

Download the Show Sponsor Form

General Information Inquiries:

Please direct all other show inquires to:

Bob Walls via the Contact page, or by phone at

IPMS Richmond 2013 ODO
1706 Gately Drive
Richmond, VA 23238

Huge Kit Drawing:

Tickets will cost $1.00 each or $5.00 for six tickets. This part of our show is a highlight, but its success truly depends on individual and vendor donations to make it work. Please consider submitting unopened quality kits, books and or accessories to our Drawing Chairman. Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated and go towards the purchase of kits/accessories to even out the selection of items. To send a donation or a request for more information please contact Mike Lyons via the Contact page, or by phone at .

Previous contests from IPMS Richmond:

2014 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest

Images by the webmaster.

2013 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest

Images by the webmaster; additional images by Glen Martin.

2012 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest

Images courtesy of Richard Leininger, Glen Martin and Mike Rapp.

2010 IPMS Region 2 Convention

IPMS Richmond hosted the 2010 IPMS Region 2 Convention in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on October 15-16 at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House Hotel and Conference Center. All the details are found on our dedicated website. You'll find photographs of the models entered and the winner's list there.

2010 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest

Images courtesy of Mark Elder, George Honeycutt and Richard Leininger.
Armor entry images are found on the AMPS Central VA website.

2009 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest

Images courtesy of Mark Elder, E.L. Motley, Richard Leininger, John Ratzenberger and Ashley Abernathy.

2008 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest

2007 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest

2006 “Old Dominion Open” Model Show & Contest