With the rescheduling of MosquitoCon 29, the flyer needed to be updated to reflect the new date of August 22nd, 2020. Click on the icon to the left to download the updated version (essentially, the date is all that has changed).
Everyone stay safe out there, and build a model!
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, including but not limited to reasons of state, and possibly soon national, bans on events with large groups, we have rescheduled MosquitoCon 29 to August 22nd, 2020.
From President Bill Schwarz:
“To the membership: Due to the virus, MosquitoCon 29 is rescheduled to 22 August 2020. Same place, same time. There are no other shows in conflict, and we have cleared matters with all parties involved. Also, it is unclear if we will have meetings over the next 2 or 3 months, but we will let everyone know as soon as we do. I want you all to be safe and take precautions, to put all of this crap behind us as fast as possible. Remember one last thing: this eboard is on top of everything, all the time. We run the club and run it well. You all are in capable hands! Things will be back in balance soon. All of you take care and watch for emails, Facebook posts, and website updates. Thanks for your time.
– Big Bill, Vince, Mike, Joe, Dan and Devin, your NJIPMS Eboard. ”
MosquitoCon 29. August 22nd. Different Date. Same place. Same time. Better Weather.
Over the next week, we will be discussing whether to continue with MosquitoCon 29, and evaluating the possibilities of a postponement. The status of the Covid-19 virus in New Jersey is being watched closely, and we will continue to monitor the situation. We will announce here and to our Facebook page immediately upon deciding the best and safest course of action. Thank you all for your understanding.
The current trophy sponsors have been added to the MosquitoCon 29 Trophy Sponsorship page. We still have plenty of packages left, so take a look and let us know if you can help out with making MosquitoCon 29 as successful as past shows. Thank you!
There have been several questions regarding the meeting this month. It is indeed going on this evening, Friday the 14th. As it’s Valentine’s Day, turnout is expected to be a bit lower than usual, but the hard-core crowd will be there, showing their love for model making.
This month’s newsletter has also been uploaded to the Newsletter page. Check it out for information on MosquitoCon trophy sponsorship packages, as well as requests for judges and new kit donations. Also, our faithful contest coordinator Jon is asking for sponsors for monthly meeting themes this year.
The contest entry form has been uploaded to the website. This is an editable PDF, so you can either print this out and fill it in by hand, or add the information with your computer.
Form uploaded to the MosquitoCon 29 webpage, or you can download it directly by clicking HERE.
Trophy package sponsorships are available for MosquitoCon 29. Anyone wishing to help the show by sponsoring a category can find more information on the MosquitoCon 29 Trophy Sponsorship page. Past sponsors have allowed us to make MosquitoCon the show that it is, and we thank in advance anyone who can sponsor a category.
MosquitoCon 28 photos have been posted to the club’s portfolio site. You can view them at their respective links below:
Air | Armor | Automotive
Ships | All Others
Also, the contest results have been posted to the MosquitoCon 28 Contest Results Page.
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
|Best Armor – Art Gerber Memorial Award
|Best Ship – Bill Marshall Memorial Award
|Best Junior – Molly Klanica Memorial Award
||On to Utah
|Best Civilian Subject
||74 Mack Snorkel Firetruck
|Best of the Rest Award
|Best Vietnam Subject – Walley Valechko Memorial Award
||F-4B Phantom VF-111
||F-4B Phantom VF-111
|Theme – D-Day 75th Anniversary
||Bedford QLR “Gin Palace”
|Judges Best in Show – Norm Kennedy Memorial Award
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.