IPMS/USA, AUSTIN PARTNER CLUBS & AMPS
IPMS/USA is the United States Branch of the International Plastic Modelers' Society. In 1964 a US-based modeler applied for a charter to start the US Branch. In the ensuing 4 decades, IPMS/USA has become a 5,000 member organization dedicated to promoting the modeling hobby while providing a venue for modelers to share their skills in a social setting, along with friendly but spirited competition in the form of local, regional, and national contests and conventions. There are over 220 active US chapters.
IPMS/USA Gallery: 2018 IPMS/USA Nationals Phoenix, Arizona
Hell On Wheels - AMPS (ctsms partner club)
Austin Armor Builders SocietY (ctsms partner club)
Austin Armor Builders Society has been in existence since 1997 and has around 30 members. AABS is the home of the regional AMPS Centex show that is held every other October.
MAY 2019 “SABOT AWAY!” (pdf download)
Austin Scale Modeler's Society (CTSMS PARTNER CLUB)
Austin Scale Modeler's Society "ASMS" is a chartered member of IPMS/USA. Mission is to promote scale modeling in the Central Texas region; holds monthly meetings and an annual model show/contest, to which the public is invited.