Here are the 2016 IPMS events for Region 6

Great South Tigerfest XXII Scale Model Contest by IPMS New Orleans
3310 Florida Ave Kenner, LA 70065 on April 9, 2016
Their theme this year is ”Go Navy”. Go to the
Website information.

Tulsa Model Forum on April 9th 2016.
It will be held at the Bixby Community Center, 211 Cabaniss, Bixby OK 74008.
The theme is? See their

ModelMania 2016 presented by IPMS Houston
Stafford TX (Houston) Saturday April 23rd.

IPMS Baton Rouge show will be held on the LSU Campus on April 23rd.
More Info to follow.

RiverCon V presented by the Red River Modelers
May 21, 2016 at Bossier Civic Center
620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71171.
The theme this year is “As Seen on TV”. Any era; any genre; made for TV such
as a TV series, TV mini-series, etc. (the 1960’s Batman, Voyage to the Bottom
of the Sea, HBO’s mini-series Band of Brothers).  It cannot be a movie that
shows on TV; i.e. Kelly’s Heroes, Smokey and the Bandit, etc.  If made for the
theaters, then no.  If made for TV, then yes. For more information, flyers and
forms see their website

ScaleFest 2016
Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main St. Grapevine, Tx 76051 on
June 4th 2016.
The Theme will be “Where No One has Gone Before” The Theme Award is
open to all subjects that represent efforts to push the boundaries of human
endeavor. These can include aircraft, vehicles, ships or submersibles,
spacecraft of figures real or imagined.
Their website at has been updated to reflect the date or the
new location and the forms are available!

The Historical Miniatures Society of NorthEastern Oklahoma presents the
25th Annual Tulsa Show on June ? 2016.
It will be held at the Tulsa Wyndham Hotel 41st at Highway 169.
For more info go to the website:

EagleQuest 25 2016
Embassy Suites Outdoor World Hotel 2401 Bass Pro Dr Grapevine Tx 76051.
The dates are June 16th thru 18th.
The Theme will be “Silver”.

SoonerCon 2016 Model Contest
June 18th 2016,  at Council Road Baptist Church, 7903 NW 30th , Bethany OK
The Theme is “Remember the 60’s 1960-1969” Any subject is eligible from
1960 to 1969.
For more info, see their website:
2016.html for flyers and registration forms.

Houston Automotive Modeler’s Society (HAMS)
July 30th 2016.
This year’s theme is “100th Running of the Indy 500” For more information see
their website at
IPMS National Convention
August 3rd thru August 6th 2016 in
Columbia, South Carolina.
Here is the website for more info
The themes are as follows:
Special Awards:

-- Best Air National Guard aircraft of the Southeastern Conference (any plane,
any era from South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi,
Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Arkansas or Texas)
-- World War I at Sea
-- Best War Between the States (Civil War) Subject
-- 50th Anniversary of Project Gemini

More on these and other awards as the info becomes available.

IPMS Baton Rouge Gator Con
LSU Ag Center Mini Barn on Ag Center Drive on September 3rd 2016.

SuperCon 2016
eptember 10th 2016 at the Bob Duncan Center Fort Worth, Texas.
For more information, see their website:

The 9th Annual Leavenworth Model Show
September 17th at the Heritage Center located at 109 Delaware St
Leavenworth KS (Suburb of Kansas City KS).
The theme is Soviet and Eastern Bloc Equipment - any aircraft, armor, or ships
used by the USSR or eastern bloc countries.
For more information, contact Show Chairman:  Mark Gerges, 913-689-0066,

16th Annual Sproo-Doo Model Show - Region VI
2016 Regional
September 24th 2016 at the Statehouse Convention Center – Ballroom, 101 E.
Markham St., Little Rock, AR, 72201
The Themes are:
Lawnie Wilson - Best Pacific Theater Subject
Herman Hankin's Memorial - People's Choice Award
Pvt. William A. "Andy" Long Memorial Award - Best U.S. Army
2015 Sproo-Doo Model Show Theme Award - "1960's"
Wallace E. Hiatt - Best Pioneer American Award (Pre-1940 American Subject)
Major General H. Lynn Wassell - Best Aircraft Award
Scale Modelling World Award - Best US Marine Corp Subject
Battle of the Champions - Special contest for entries no longer eligible for
IPMS shows (i.e., "Best of's"); Separate entry fee - all proceeds to go to [TBD
for 2016]. *Battle of Champions:

Entries for this special award are separate from the general entries as this is a
fundraiser. All proceeds from entries to this award will go to [TBD for 2016].
Donations will also be taken at the registration desk.

Entry Fee: $5 for 1 model, 3 models maximum

Model Eligibility: Must have won a special award at a contest* (Example: "Best
of Category", "Best of Show", "Theme Award", etc.) or Gold at IPMS Nationals.
*Modelers are encouraged to bring award to display with the model.

Judging: Winning model will be chosen by an outside IPMS and AMPS

For more information, see their website:

The Capital Classic show
Austin Scale Modeler’s Society Will be Saturday September 24, 2016.
The theme is "Failures and Defeats", any subject that is recognized as a
failure or performed abysmally in its assigned role.
For more info, their website

Autumn con 2016 by Northshore Scale Modelers

Lone Star Figure Show
October 20 – 23rd 2016 as a part of Reapercon at:
Lakeland Plaza 1165 S Stemmons Fwy Lewisville, TX 75067.
The website is active and has additional information. As
I understand it, the fantasy entries would be judged by the Reapercon folks
and the historical figures would be judged by the LoneStar Figure folks.