Report Vallleycon 31 Chicopee MA in Contest Calendar: Upcoming contests/shows of interest Posted March 24 Wings & Wheels Modelers, an IPMS affiliated scale modeling club which meets in West Springfield presents Valleycon 31 on 3 April 2022 at the Knights of Columbus Hall 460 Granby Road in Chicopee. Doors open to the public at 9:00 am sharp. We will have over 50 vendor tables in a fully accessible hall. We feature traditional IPMS style judging for the automotive and aircraft categories where the best three models in each class take an award. All other categories are judged in the Open System where each entry is judged on its own merits with no predetermined number of awards for each class. Our 31 classes include military vehicles, aircraft, automotive subjects, figures, ships, science fiction, and diorama. Two classes are reserved for juniors under 16. We are bringing back our popular Gundam class. Gundams are based on Japanese animation featuring giant robots and mobile suits. The kits have a wide following worldwide and dealers say they are bringing young teenagers to septuagenarians back into the hobby stores. Our huge raffle with models, reference material and surprise items returns, of course. Contest forms can be found at http://www.wwmodelclub.org/show_pages/forms.htm. Admission is $5.00 for the first three entries. Additional entries are $2.00 each to a maximum of $15. Children under 17 get in for free and may enter up to three models at no cost. For more information contact Al LaFleche at 413-306-1270 or email@example.com.