General information

MODELLBRNO is one the largest European get-together for plastic scale modelers and contest exhibition. The event has been held regularly since 1994, and is organized by IPMS Brno in cooperation with IPMS Bratislava, IPMS Prostějov and IMPS Zlín, with support from BVV Trade Fairs Brno, the Technical museum in Brno and many other partners and sponsors.

Members of many scale modelling clubs from the whole Europe regularly attend this unique event. Scale models in 60 competition classes as well as many themed exhibitions attract thousands of visitors. The event is also an excellent opportunity for many traders.

MODELLBRNO 2017 will be held on June 16 and 17, 2017 in the premises of Brno Exhibition Centre, Czech Republic. The afternoon programme on Friday is reserved for scale model clubs and themed exhibitions organizers.

Pedestrians shall use the entrance in hall E at Křížkovského street to enter the premises of exhibition centre. The main gate 1 will be closed during the event. Use gate 4 to enter the premises of exhibition centre with car.

Programme on Friday afternoon

The extended programme on Friday afternoon is reserved for scale model clubs, themed exhibitions organizers and contest participants. The hall will be open from 12:30 till 19:00.

Public programme on Saturday

Saturday means showtime, everybody is welcome! The event starts at 9:00. Most of the models should be in place at 10:30 which is a great time to visit the show. The event is scheduled till 16:00 so if you want see all the exhibits, make sure you arrive before 12:30.


Friday, June 16, 2017

12:30-19:00 Model clubs and themed exhibitions set up
16:00-19:00 Some of the traders will allow to buy stuff without the usual Saturday rush
14:00-17:00 Registration and submission of contest models

Saturday, June 17, 2017

8:00-10:00 Registration and submission of contest models
(notice that between 8:00 and 9:00 the hall will be open only for contest participants)
9:00-16:00 Model kits exhibition (the exhibition will be open to the public at 9:00)
12:30 The legendary Buth of the year competition in throwing finished models
15:00 1 Awards ceremony

1 – Notice this is a preliminary time

Entrance fee

The entrance fee is 100 CZK / 4 €. The ticket you buy on Friday is valid on Saturday as well. Children under the age of 15 can enter free of charge.


Participans, exhibititors, traders and persons with disabilities may use the limited number of parking lots directly on the premises of the exhibition centre. The parking pass costs 50 CZK / 2 € per day.

Please use nearby BVV Trade Fairs parking areas in case the parking lots next to the hall get fully occupied.


A respected catering company will provide refreshments directly in the exhibition hall.


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