About IPMS

IPMS – General Information

IPMS – International Plastic Modellers Society is an association that promotes the hobby of scale modelling by sharing skills, information and knowledge.
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About IPMS Polska

IPMS Polska was officially registered in spring 2011 and subsequently, in July 2011 was officially accepted in the Global Association of International Plastic Modellers Society consisting of certified IPMS national organisations in more than 40 countries worldwide. IPMS motto is the slogan “By modellers – for modellers”.
IPMS Polska primary objectives are:


dissemination and development of scale modelling in Poland;


spreading historical and scale modelling knowledge among school children and teenagers, also knowledge about the Polish state;


supporting research and restoration of technical and military monuments;


promotion of Poland at exhibitions and scale modelling competitions in the country and abroad.

Furthermore, IPMS Polska aims for raising the level of scale modelling to the highest standard and to change public perception from that of a hobby for dilettantes to that of an appreciated art-form.
The aforementioned objectives have been reached through the years as attested by public attendance in various scale modelling domestic and international events.
The main event of the Society is that of its annual exhibition taking place in June in Warsaw.

What’s new

9.05.2022: Babaryba 2022 Scale Model Show scheduled for 11-12.06.2022 in Warszawa has been cancelled. We rea trying to organize the event in autumn this year.
For details please refer to the Calendar section of this site.

11.02.2022: Information about I.P.M.S. Modellbauaustellung in Berlin-Gatow scheduled for 3-4.09.2022 in Berlin has been added in the Calendar section of this site.

5.02.2022: A NOTICE on IPMS Polska General Meeting to be held in Warsaw on 5.03.2022 has been published on the Main Page of this site and can be downloaded from the the Download section of this site.

27.01.2022: We are planning to hold IPMS Polska National Convention during Warsaw Scale Model Show scheduled for 11-12.06.2022. For details please refer to the Calendar section of this site.

We strongly recommend to visit both Warsaw and Bytom scale model shows as they are the biggest events of this type in Poland.

25.01.2022: Information about XVII-th International Bytom Scale Model Show scheduled for 14-15.05.2022 has been added in the Calendar section of this site.

22.01.2022: Information about Scale Model World Telford 2022 scheduled for 12-13.11.2022 has been added in the Calendar section of this site.

19.01.2022: Report from Tarnobrzeg Scale Model Show has been added in the Events section of this site.

18.01.2022: Report from the Figurine Painting Festival Kontrast 2021 held in Warsaw on 20-21.11.2021 has been added in the Events section of this site.

16.01.2022: Report from the IV-th Scale Model Show held in Wloclawek on 23-24.10.2021 has been added in the Events section of this site.

1.01.2022: Scale modelling events in Poland in 2022
We hope very much that none of the scale modelling shows scheduled for 2022 will be cancelled, however, please bear in mind, that organisation of such mass events depends on mitigation of epidemic restrictions. For details please stay tuned and visit the Calendar section of this site or ask directly via Contact section of this site.



Important Note

Hello everyone,
We’re currently all living through something that’s previously unheard of in anyone’s lifetime – a pandemic and some forms of shut-down of many countries to prevent the spread of coronavirus desease.
With regret we had been forced to cancel almost all modelling events in Poland scheduled for the first half of 2021. Still, some of them were converted to on-line contests and shows.
However, we hope that the cure for Covid-19 will start efectively working soon and the World will become normal again.
We are looking forward to seeing you in great numbers and with lots of models at the scale modelling events in Poland and abroad in better future to come.
In the meantime just obey the local pandemic rules and wait until the danger is past.
We’d like to wish you all well.
Happy modelling to all of you, stay safe and take care!
It’s a long way to Tipperary…
IPMS Polska – by modellers for modellers

IPMS national organisations – Europe&USA:

IPMS Austria
IPMS Belgium
IPMS Czech Republic
IPMS Denmark
IPMS Deutschland
IPMS Finland
IPMS Hungary
IPMS Ireland
IPMS Malta
IPMS Nederland


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