BlizzardCon 48 will be on the 20th February 2021.  Watch this page for details. 

Click here to view the 2020 Winners List


Entrance Fees:

General Admission is only $5 per person (Spouses and children under 12 are free). Disabled veterans and their families get in for free.

The show will be at the same location as the last three years, The Arts Impact Middle School in the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center. To get to the correct parking lot, set your GPS or Google Maps to 546 Jack Gibbs Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The Arts Impact Middle School is at 680 Jack Gibbs Boulevard, the first building on the right from the main entrance. Signs will be posted. Vendor parking and unloading is at the back.

Attention Prospective Vendors:

Please email IPMSCOLUMBUSCONTEST@GMAIL.COM for further info.

Contest categories for the 2021 BlizzCon are here, CATEGORIES.

Contest Rules and FAQs

There are 2 versions of the Entry form. We highly encourage you to use the editable PDF version (the second link), which is a form you can fill out online and then print on your printer and bring to the show. This helps the judges read your information much easier and lessens the chance for errors of the winners.

– Click here for the blank 2020 Entry form: Contest Entry Form.
– Click here for the Entry form that you can fill out before printing:  Contest Entry Form to Fill Out

Below is information on rules and other FAQs about our annual contest, and is updated as the planning for the next year gets underway:

– Please read our Contest Handbook and Contest Rules for information before you enter a model. you can download a copy here for printing: Judging Guide and Rules. 


Vendor Setup:                                              7:00 am

Registration Opens:                                       9:00 am

Registration Closes:                                      12:00 pm

Judging Begins:                                           12:00 pm

Awards Ceremony:                                       ~3:00 pm

Show Closes:                                                4:00 pm

– For your convenience, we have a partial list of area hotels. We have no affiliation with these hotels and recommend you read reviews, check the locations, and get current rates: Hotels

Questions? Please contact

To view a map to new location and get personalized directions, click here:


In 2018, we had over 600 models in the competition! There were great bargains and some rare finds at the vendor tables, and it was great to see so many familiar faces of those of you who wouldn’t miss this great show. This year we are using a larger room for vendors to accommodate a larger number of tables.

Everyone is always encouraged to enter, no matter what their experience or skill and one of the highlights is the increasing number of entrants under 18, where everyone wins. Our model competition usually has hundreds of  entries covering a wide range of subjects and skills.

The 2018 Winner photos are being processed and will be added here soon! Please check back the first week of March.

BlizzCon 2016 Contest Photo Gallery

Below are some general photos of the day.

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We look forward to seeing you on February 20, 2021!

Eddie Rickenbacker Chapter