Houston Automotive Modeler's Society



Annual Contest

Twelfth Annual HAMS Model Car Show and Contest

July 21, 2018 – 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, Forum
6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, TX 77379

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Important Map For Attendees & Vendors
The map at this link shows the show entrances and vendor unloading areas, which are different from past shows: BldgLayout

Awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd) will be presented in 21 categories. In addition there will be special awards for Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Engine, Peoples’ Choice, Best In Show, and the Contest Theme (see info below). Along with the model car contest, participants and visitors will be able to shop in our vendor area. (See bottom of page for event flyer.)

Contest Theme: “75 Years of Revell”

Theme Information:
Our theme for 2017 will be “75 Years of Revell”. Any model kit (automotive related) that was produced by Precision Specialties (original company name), Revell, Revell AG, or Revell-Monogram (but not Monogram) is eligible. At least 50% of the finished model must be procured from one of the Revell incarnations. Instructions must be provided, even if not in Box Stock category.

A Note About Military Vehicles:
Military Vehicles are allowed in any appropriate category as long as they are wheeled-only. No fully or partially tracked military vehicles allowed (i.e. tank or half-track). However, fully or partially tracked civilian vehicles are allowed (i.e. bulldozer).

Admission Prices:
General Admission – $1
Adult Contest Entry – $10 for first 2 entries, $2 per each additional entry
Teens (13-17) – $5 for first 2 entries, $1 per each additional entry
Pre-Teens (12 and under) – $1 for all you can enter

Vendor tables are available for $25 each.
Sponsorships are available for $25 per category (1st, 2nd, 3rd) or special award.

8:00 AM to 9:30 AM – Vendor set up only.
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM – Show open to public.
9:30 AM to 1:30 PM – Contest entries accepted.
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM – Contest judging will take place.
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM – Awards Ceremony.
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM – Display and vendor break down.

Note: We will have a photographer on hand to take photos of your models for submission to the Scale Auto Contest Annual.

Confirmed Vendors:
Bernard Cortez               John Kress                Brian Wilbanks               Rusty McBride
Jim Nowlin                     Pat Bare                     Carol Grisso                  Brooks Burt
Michael Bennett             Craig Huls                 Hill Country Hobbies      Roy Montelongo
David Green                  Rockabilly Scale Customs

Show Sponsors:
Bernard Cortez              Richard Piazza           VintageRPM.com

For more information or to reserve a vendor table, contact the Show Coordinator, Rob McQuown, at 281-731-6566 or robert.mcquown@sbcglobal.net.

Each person who enters models in the contest must fill out a Registration form. In addition, they must also fill out one Entry form per model. You can get and fill out those form at the show, or you can download the forms from here and fill everything out before you leave home. Forms are available below in PDF & Microsoft Excel formats. (Note that the Entry form download sheet contains 3 entry forms, as they are small.)


Registration PDF
Registration Excel
Entry PDF
Entry Excel

Event Flyer PDF

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