Lt Cdr Edward 'Butch' O'Hare

Butch O'Hare Chicago Chapter - IPMS-USA

29th Annual IPMS Butch O’Hare Open Model Contest 2011


Best in Show — Tom McDonald for "Junkyard"

Best Use of Creativity in Modeling — Tom McDonald for "Junkyard"
In Memory of Dennis Solderstrom

Edward "Butch" O’Hare Award — Charles Haines for his Privateer
Honoring the U.S. Navy, Marines and Coast Guard

Silver Wings Award — Randy Dieck for his F84 G
Honoring the U.S. Air Force

George S. Patton Award — Dana Mathes for his Greyhound
Honoring the U.S. Army

People’s Choice Award — Mike Borders for his 1964 Chevrolet Impala

Best Aircraft — Mark Danko for his Macchi 202

Best Armor — Robert Raver for his Famo

Best Nautical — Bob Sykes for his CW Morgan

Best Automotive — Carlos Martinez for his Ferrari Scuderia

Best Figure — Victoria Geis for her Medieval Lady

Best Diorama — Tom McDonald for "Junkyard"

Best Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Comic — Neil Prentice for his "Tomahawk"

Best Junior — Nick Kotek for his AH64 Longbow

Best World War I Aircraft — Dan Brennan for his Fokker DR I
Sponsored by Cross & Cockade Club

Best Club Display — Sam Buonadonna for IPMS S.P.A.S.A.M.

34 Gold, 72 Silver and 85 Bronze for a total of 191 medallions (audited)

TOTAL CONTEST AWARDS: 207 awards presented to 336 entries.

Sponsors for this Event:

Aves Studio LLC

Osprey USA Publishing

Kalmbach Publishing

Xuron Tools

Woodland Scenics

Cross & Cockade Club (WWI Aircraft)

IPMS Michoacan of Mexico


U.S. Junior Team (Sponsored by IPMS Mad City) and Mike Luedke

Lake Michigan Model Car Club and Jim Stein

AMPS Chicagoland and John Napolitan

IPMS Sprue Stretchers and Ro Annis

IPMS Will-Cook and Ed Wahl

IPMS Capt. McKinstry and Charlie Scardon

IPMS S.P.A.S.A.M. and Sam Buonadonna

IPMS TechMages and Terry Meisel

Cross and Cockade Club and Rick Principato