MosquitoCon 28 “Best Of” Winners

MosquitoCon 28, on April 6th, 2019, saw over 600 visitors and entrants, with over 500 models on the table. We’re still processing the hundreds of photos taken at the event, but in the meantime, below is a list of all of the “Best Of” winners, with their photos.

Thank you again to all who attended and continue to make MosquitoCon such a success. See you in 2020!

Best Aircraft – Andrei Koribanics Memorial Award Laird Solution Chris Egan
Best Armor – Art Gerber Memorial Award 4X4 MRAP Joseph Torres
Best Ship – Bill Marshall Memorial Award USS Wisconsin Ryan Labieniec
Best Junior  – Molly Klanica Memorial Award On to Utah Darwin Killin
Best Sci-Fi Hammerschlag Glenn Thorn
Best Civilian Subject 74 Mack Snorkel Firetruck William Ratcliffe
Best of the Rest Award Hammerschlag Glenn Thorn
Best Vietnam Subject – Walley Valechko Memorial Award F-4B Phantom VF-111 John McCormick
“Tailhook” Award F-4B Phantom VF-111 John McCormick
Theme – D-Day 75th Anniversary Bedford QLR “Gin Palace” James Guld
Judges Best in Show – Norm Kennedy Memorial Award 4X4 MRAP Joseph Torres

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Website Updates Ongoing

With MosquitoCon rapidly approaching, all data pertaining to the show is being added to the MosquitoCon 28 page, as it is received. As usual, it looks like it’s going to be a large show.

The Upcoming Events page has been updated as well, with shows later in the year. If there’s something coming up that everyone in the club should know about, let us know and it’ll be added.

MosquitoCon 27 Contest Results Posted

Contest Results for MosquitoCon 27 have been posted. Click HERE for the full list. The Best Of winners are below, along with some photos. The entire batch of photos will be posted in the near future.

Thank you again to everyone who made MosquitoCon 27 a great success. It goes down as our third largest ever. We look forward to seeing you all again next year, Saturday April 6th, 2019!

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Best Junior – Mk 1 Dragonfly – Conrad Chapman
Best Aircraft – DFW CV – Jay Howard
Best Armor – German Wespe Hummel – Glen Martin
Best Ship – IJN Yahagi – Joe Simon
Best Sci-Fi – Millennium Falcon – Chris Robledo
Best Civilian Subject – 1960 Mack Fire Pumper – William Ratcliff
Best of the Rest – Retirement – Jerry Rutman
Best Tailhook -F-14A Tomcat – Mike Witkowski
Best Vietnam subject – “Tell it to Hanoi” M48A3 – Mike Trentadue
Best Theme award “War in the Med” – LRDG – Mike Trentadue
Judges Best in Show – IJN Yahagi – Joe Simon

MosquitoCon 27: Thank You All!

MosquitoCon 27 is now behind us. The initial counts place it in the top 3 attended events of the show’s history. Initial numbers are:

  • 505 models entered
  • 140 entrants
  • 400+ walk-in attendees

Best of Show went to Joe Simon’s amazing Japanese cruiser Yahagi. More photos of this, the other winners, and of all the models entered to follow, as soon as we can get them processed and sorted.