Welcome to San Diego Model Expo

Swap meet

Our 2020 Contest is Cancelled.

Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to cancel the 2020 event due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We feel the risks to our participants far outweighs the benefits. Thank you for being patient, and please stay safe and healthy. 




This event is a collaboration between San Diego Model Car Club and San Diego IPMS.

This year's themes will be The 60s for cars, and Vietnam for military categories. 

San Diego Model Expo 2021 will be held at:

SD Aerospace Museum
Restoration Facility
Gillispie Field
335 Kenney St
El Cajon, California 92020

General Admission: $3.00

Contest Entry (Does not include admission)
Adults - $10.00 (includes 3 model entries)
17 and Under - $5.00
Additional models - $2.00


Demos TBA
Registration 9:00 am -12:00 noon
Swap Meet 8:00 am -1:00 pm
1st raffle drawing 11:00 am
2nd raffle drawing 1:00 pm
Awards 3:00 pm
Raffle Grand Prizes after awards


View full category list here
Special Theme Awards TBA