Midwest Model Contest

Friday, Saturday & Sunday - May 17-19, 2019
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
75 Maritime Drive, Manitowoc, WI 54220 

43rd Annual Midwestern Model Ships and Boats Contest & Display.  Enjoy the longest running ships & boats model contest in the nation. Modelers from throughout the United States will fill the museum’s Riverview Room with exquisite models.  A modelers’ symposium, round table, and outdoor r/c model pond, and banquet are all part of the festivities.  Visitors vote for their favorite model!  Whether you're entering a model, viewing models, talking with modelers, or sitting in on the symposium or round table, you'll find this to be a fun event!   For more information on this event see the Wisconsin Maritime Museum website.

Please consider entering the model contest.
 

  • Modelers from 2018
    Modelers from 2018
  • Various dioramas
    Various dioramas
  • Many fine models on display
    Many fine models on display
  • Outside a pond to run a scale boat
    Outside a pond to run a scale boat
  • A bit crowded too
    A bit crowded too
  • Kids of all ages can operate a boat
    Kids of all ages can operate a boat
  • A good looking tugboat
    A good looking tugboat
  • Steam is alsways fun to watch
    Steam is alsways fun to watch
  • Jet powered PBR
    Jet powered PBR
  • Coming at you!
    Coming at you!
  • An old tugboat still working for a living
    An old tugboat still working for a living