Houston Automotive Modeler's Society



Annual Contest

Annual HAMS Model Car Show and Contest

August 12, 2017 – 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, Annex Building Gym
6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, TX 77379

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Contest Theme: “Sun, Surf, & Sand”

Awards (1st, 2nd, 3rd) will be presented in 21 categories. In addition there will be special awards for Best Paint, Best Interior, Best Engine, Best ’32 Ford, Peoples’ Choice, Best In Show, and the Contest Theme (“Sun, Surf, & Sand” – 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.)

Theme Information:
Our theme for 2017 will be “Sun, Surf, & Sand”. Dune buggies, surf woodies, Baja racers, speed boats on trailers, convertibles – whatever those words mean to you. If the model subject relates to one or more of those items in the theme title, its in.

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 $20 each, before July 8. From July 8 onward, they are $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.

Confirmed Vendors:
Bill Murrieta                 Atomic Hobby Shop                  Pat Bare
Bernard Cortez             Chuckie’s Toys                         Henry Rayon
Carol Grisso                  Linden Davis                            Matt LeBlanc

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 for the show. 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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