O Scale National Convention History
Year Location and Details
1969 Indianapolis, Indiana
1970 Indianapolis, Indiana
Van Jones
1971 Indianapolis, Indiana
1972 Indianapolis, Indiana
1973 Indianapolis, Indiana
1974 Louisville, Kentucky
1975 Hudson, Ohio
1976 Alsip, Illinois
1977 St. Louis, Missouri
Big Bend Model Raiload Club
1978 Prussia, Pennsylvania – June 9-11
Philadelphia O Scalers, John T. Derr, (The Philadelphia
Model Railroad club)
1979 San Mateo, California – June 14-17
Golden Gate National O Scale Convention, Jerry White
1980 Cincinatti, Ohio – June 13-15
The Cincinatti Model Railroad Club, Charlie Schwam III
1981 New Carrollton, Maryland – June 12-13
Dan & Marilyn McAuliffe
1982 West Lafayette, Indiana – June 17-20
Doug & Arlene McGill, Tippecanoe O Scalers
1983 Cleveland, Ohio – June 9-12
Bob Boeddener & Al Staufer
1984 Chicago, Illinois – June 14-16
Mike Hill (Schaumburg, IL)
1985 Hershey, Pennsylvania – June 20-23
George Eshbach, Harrisburg O Scalers
1986 San Mateo, California – July 11-15
Bob Dupont & Jerry White, San Mateo O Scale Society,
(2nd Golden Gate National O Scale Convention)
1987 Scanton, Pennsylvania –
Bob Salerno
1988 San Antonio, Texas –
Lorrell Joiner
1989 Stamford, Connecticutt – July 20-22
George Muller, Stanford Model Railroad Cluib
1990 Dearborn, Michigan – July 11-15
Pat Mucci/P&D Hobbies
1991 High Point, North Carolina – June 20-23
“Tar Heel ’91”, Tom Smiak
1992
1993 Indianapolis, Indiana – June 16-20
Corey & Ginger Jones, Indy O Scalers
1994 Denver, Colorado – June 22-26
“94 Denver O Scale National Convention”, Denver Society
of Model Engineers
1995 Teaneck, New Jersey – June 21-25
“27th Annual O Scale Convention”, New York Society of
Model Engineers
1996 San Antonio, Texas – July 30 – August 3
“San Antonio 96 O Scale National”, Lorrell Joiner,
Great Southern Hobby Cartell
1997 St. Louis, Missouri – July 16-20
Big Bend Model Railroad Club
1998 Malborough, Massachusetts – July 17-21
“The 1998 O Scale National Convention”, Metrowest O
Scalers and The Southern New England O Scalers
1999 Atlanta, Georgia – July 14-18
“99 Atlanta, The O Scale National Convention”, John
Peppers, New Peachtree Railroad and Fathers Trains
2000 New Orleans, Louisianna – June 28 – July 1
“O Scale 2000” Inc., “32nd O Scale Convention”, Baton
Rouge O Scalers and the Southeast Louisiana O Scale
Club
2001 Stanford, Connecticut – July 11-14
“33rd O Scale Convention”, Stamford Model Railroad Club
2002 Rosemont, Illinois – June 13-15
“The 2002 O Scale National Convention”, “Return of the
Century”, Des Plaines Hobbies
2003 Irving, Texas – June 8-11
“35th O Scale National Convention”, “Where the Eagle
Meets the Chief”, John Smith/Pecos River Brass
2004 Arlington, Virgina (Washington DC) – July 22-25
“2004” O Scale National Convention”, “Linking Quarter
Inch Scale Modelers”, Capital Area O Scalers
2005 Coolinsville, Illinois (St. Louis, MO) – June 15-19
“2005 O Scale National Convention”, Bib Bend Model
Railroad Club, Paul Metzler
2006 Teaneck, New Jersey –
“2006 O Scale National Convention”, New York Society of
Model Engineers
2007
2008 Worcester, Massacusetts – July 23-27
“East Wind ’08 40th O Scale National Convention”,
Southern New England Model Railroad Club
2009 Baltimore, Maryland – June 18-20
“41st Annual O Scale National Convention”, Baltimore
Society of Model Engineers/Baltimore O Scale Society
LLC
2010 Santa Clara, California – June 30 – July 3
“42nd Annual O Scale National Convention / 20th O Scale
West”, Rod Miller and the O Scale West Committee
2011 Chicago, Illinois –
Ron Sabastian/Des Plaines Hobbies
2012 Parsippany
2013 _
2014 Indianapolis, Indiana
2015 Indianapolis, Indiana
2016 _
2017 _
2018 _
2019 _