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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.

The Canadian War Museum is pleased to be the location for CAPCON 2023.

CAPCON is Ottawa’s long-running premiere scale plastic model contest hosted by IPMS Ottawa, a local chapter of the International Plastic Modellers Society, founded in 1965.

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

Included in the list of awards is one sponsored by the War Museum for the best model representing an artifact in the Canadian War Museum collection.

For more details, please visit the CAPCON 2023 website.

Museum admission does not include the contest registration fee. Instructions for entering models into the contest can be found on the CAPCON 2023 Contest Info Page.

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