The IPMS Plastic Surgeons will hold their 27th Annual Model Contest on April 1, 2023.
The event is open to all modelers and does not require an IPMS membership. Please visit our website for updates about our contest like special awards, categories etc. Judging will be based on IPMS rules with "no sweeps". There will be Best of category awards as well as Judges Grand award for "Best of Show". There may be special awards sponsored by individuals (see website for updates).
The venue is handicap accessible with handicap doors, rest rooms and level floor access.
The venue will open at 8am at the day of the contest for vendor set up. Registration will be from 9am until noon. Judging will start after registration closes and award presentation is scheduled for approximately 3pm.
Please note that this a new venue approximately 15 minutes NE of Des Moines. There are plenty of food and lodging options within 15 minutes from the venue including the Prairie Meadows Casino and Racetrack.
Notice: In light of the current pandemic situation, please be aware that neither IPMS/USA nor its Chapters are liable for any potential transmission of illnesses. Those planning to attend this event should (a) follow existing safe social distancing recommendations and (b) abide by any local or state regulations regarding gatherings.