are scale model clubs and groups in Florida.
I live in Florida, these are so I can check up on events
and see what's going on locally in my state.
model clubs usually do model shows and events of some kind,
usually once a year. Over the years, many of us have gotten
to know each other as modelers, even if we only see each
other in person maybe once or twice a year. The events are
more of a get together to talk about and enjoy the hobby,
though there can be some friendly competitiveness.
been to shows in Tampa, Cocoa, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano,
West Palm Beach, Ocala, Miami and many others closer to
my home. I've been to three National IPMS events. Once in
Miami, and twice in Orlando.
encourage you to visit a show. Even if you don't build,
or have a model to enter in the event, go as a guest or
just as a spectator. You will be amazed at the scale models
you will see.
Model Clubs and Groups
Scale Model Shows for 2018
Toy, Comics, Pop Events in 2018
20-21 - Super Toy Show, Fort Lauderdale
28 - Toy & Soldier Collectibles, Lake Worth
28 - Toy & Comic Con, Orlando
2,3,4 - Florida Popcon, Orlando
23,24,25 - Pensacon Comic Con, Pensacola
24 - Comic Con Revolution, West Palm Beach
9,10,11 - OmniExpo, Orlando
23,24,25 - CollectiveCon, Jacksonville
21,22 - Comic & Toy Con, Daytona Beach
21,22 - Hatsume Fair, Delray Beach
24-27 - Megacon, Orlando
16-17 - SWFL Spacecon, Fort Meyers
12,13,14 - Supercon, Fort Lauderdale
19,20 - Anime Metrocon, Tampa
3,4,5 - ComiCon, Tampa
15 - ComiCon, Orlando
2,3,4 - Shadocon, Orlando
Toy & Soldier show does not have a model show, but
they do have a lot of vendors. Offering scale figure models,
primarily of military personel from almost any era. Toys
and kits are are sold there too. You never know what you'll
find for sale, they carry so many unique items. It's definately
worth a visit if you build military related models.
of the conventions and events are related to modeling
in some way. It depends on what kind of modeling you do.
For Scifi conventions, vendors carry scifi related kits
and toys and memorabilia. For Anime conventions, you will
see kits and figures related to anime and Japanese culture
models (Gundam, Transformrs, etc). At a comics convention
you'll see figures, statues and kits of super heroes.
Again, as long as there are vendors, you might find that
kit or toy related subject you've been looking for.
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