Houston Automotive Modeler's Society



Annual Contest

Fifteenth Annual HAMS Model Car Show and Contest

July 9, 2022 – 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: BldgLayout

Awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd) will be presented in 22 categories. In addition there will be special awards for Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Engine, Peoples’ Choice, Best In Show, Best Pikes Peak Hill Climb Racer, 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 this web page for event flyer.)

Contest Theme: “Do It In The Dirt”

Theme Information:
Any vehicle that is mainly used to travel off-road. Dirt bikes, dirt sprint cars, off-road jeeps, rally cars, Dakar vehicles, etc.
(Must be indicated in appropriate area of entry form.)

Sub Theme: Best Pikes Peak Racer
Commemorating the 100th running of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Click here for Pikes Peak rules.
(Must be indicated in appropriate area of entry form.)

A Note About Military Vehicles:
No tracked or semi-tracked military vehicles (i.e. tank, halftrack) allowed, although civilian tracked or semi-tracked vehicles (i.e. bulldozer, snowcat) are allowed. Military jeeps (and foreign equivalents such as kubelwagon, GAZ-69, etc.), motorcycles, and transport trucks are allowed in appropriate categories. Machine guns are only mounted weapons allowed. No towed weapons.

Contest Judging
Judging of contest entries will be done per IPMS rules.
IPMS Competition Handbook

Admission Prices:
General Admission – $1
Adult Contest Entry (16 years old & up) – $10 for first 2 entries, $2 per each additional entry
Juniors (15 years old and under) – $2 for all you can enter

Vendor tables are available for $30 each.
Sponsorships are available for $30 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.

Show Vendors:
Gerardo Escobedo               Chuckie’s Toys               Bernard Cortez
Roy Montelongo                  Carol Grisso                   RCS Motorsport Models
Rusty McBride                     James Firmin                  Super Dave
Ed Boyle                              Gary Emery                    Matt LeBlanc
Die Cast Cars

There are still vendor tables available.

Show Sponsors:
Futuristic Retro          RCS Motorsport Models
Bernard Cortez           Carroll Grisso          David Green
Raul Montelongo        Erroll Palmer           VintageRPM.com

To reserve a vendor table, contact Bernard Cortez at 832-544-7752 or Bernard.cortez@transwestern.com.
For trophy sponsorships, contact Mike Stucker at mike@vintagerpm.com.
For contest competition questions, contact Mike Stucker at mike@vintagerpm.com.

For other show information, 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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