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Aircraft
1/72nd Scale Single Engine Prop
1/72nd Scale Multi Engine Prop
1/72nd Jets (single or multiple engine)
1/48th Scale Single Engine Prop
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1/32nd Scale or Larger (all types)
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1/72nd Scale (all types)
1/48th Scale (all types)
1/35th Scale Tanks (WWI-WWII)
1/35th Scale Tanks: Modern (after WWII)
Artillery/Rockets (all scales, all eras)
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Hot Rods
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Motorcycles (military & civilian)
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Competition Cars: Open Wheels
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Hollywood (tv & movies)
Trucks & Misc.
 
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(five or more closely related items)
 
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60mm & Larger
 
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(all scales, all types, twelve years old or younger)
 
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Star Wars & Battlestar Galactica
Star Trek
Real Space
Creatures & Gundam & Robots & Figures
All Other Sci Fi
 
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1/700th Scale & Smaller
1/350th Scale & Larger
1/144th and Larger
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Sunday, March 4 2018 | 9 am – 4 pm

The Petersen is proud to continue hosting Valley Con, one of the largest scale model competitions and exhibitions in Los Angeles. Hobbyists of all skill levels and ages, along with Hollywood professionals, come to showcase their finest creations from automobiles to zombies. This year Valley Con has added a “Trains” category to the competition, as well as large train displays from local clubs 20’s & 30’s & Beyond, California South Coast On30 Modular Group and Southern California Traction Club. We will also have a special guest from NASA/JPL discussing the future of space travel! Enter in the raffle for a chance to win kits from renowned brands, such as Tamiya, or visit the vendors for other kits, crafts and merchandise. Join us March 4 to view the collections or enter your own model to win!

Show Theme
Ferdinand Porsche: Civilian and Military Designer

Tickets
General museum admission grants contestants, spectators and all visitors access to the show. Contestants may enter up to 10 models, excluding “Collections”. Petersen Members have FREE access and may enter the same amount of models. Tickets may be pre-purchased, or purchased on-site on March 4, 2018.
Parking: $13 all day in museum parking structure

Registration
Opens at 9am for contestants only and closes at 12pm

All contestants are required to register their model(s) the day of the show, including “Display Only” models. There is no pre-registration. Model entry forms are available for print and download on the museum’s website, and extra copies will be available at the registration table.

Raffle
1 ticket for $1
30 tickets for $20
Raffle tickets will be sold until 3pm at the registration table.

Itinerary
9am–12pm: Registration is open
12pm: Open judging begins
3pm: Raffle and awards ceremony

Awards
All categories will receive 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, “Best of” and “Honorable Mention” awards. “Figures” and “Dioramas” receive Gold, Silver and Bronze awards. The “Best of Automobile” winner will be granted the opportunity to display their winning model in the security lobby until Valley Con 2019.

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