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Ottawa’s premiere scale plastic model contest, where miniature works of art enthrall the imagination.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of scale plastic models! Discover enthralling miniature works of art — from pieces of history to flights of imagination — crafted by local, national, and international hobbyists.

CAPCON, Ottawa’s long-running premiere scale plastic model contest, is hosted by IPMS Ottawa, a local chapter of the International Plastic Modellers Society, founded in 1965. CAPCON 2019 will be hosted at the Canadian War Museum, Canada’s national museum of military history.

The model competition will be held in the LeBreton Gallery among full-size military artifacts, with a silent auction, vendor gallery, and hobby club displays also located within the Museum.

For more details, please visit the CAPCON 2019 website (English only):

To find out how to enter models in CAPCON 2019, click here! (English only)

CAPCON 2019 Model Entrants:

To pay your model registration fee online (starting August 30, 2019), click here!

Dates & Times
English French
Saturday, September 28, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.