Welcome to the "Uniting railroad modelers 2014" - PSR Convention!

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The 2014 PSR Convention is being hosted by the San Diego Division of the Pacific Southwest Region, NMRA (http://www.sandiegodivision.org/). The Convention begins on Wednesday, September 3rd, and ends Sunday, September 7th, 2014. Events include clinics, layout tours, prototype tours, auction and banquet.

The theme of the convention is bringing together modelers of railroading and trains, regardless of scale, interest or techniques. There will be clinics on modelbuilding, scenery and other topics, layout tours of layouts (many featured in the modeling publications), operations sessions, the PSR Contest Room, modular layouts at the hotel, Railette events, and many other activities to keep you interested, informed and entertained. There is also aother concurrent event as part of the Convention - Saturday is the Model Railroad Swap Meet sponsored by the San Diego Division, PSR, NMRA

The site of the Convention is the Marriott Courtyard in San Diego ~ click on the Hotel tab above for more information. San Diego being a major vacation destination, there are of course many activities available for you and your families: great restaurants, beautiful beaches (and September is one of the best months to visit), zoos and parks, and incredible weather.

EventDescription
Convention Schedule of Events (Tentative)
Wednesday 9/3
Thursday - 9/4
Friday - 9/5
Saturday - 9/6
Sunday - 9/7
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Auctions
6 - 10
Awards Banquet
6 - 10
Company Store
12 - 6
8 - 12
12 - 5
8 - 12
12 - 5
8 - 12
12 - 2
Contest Room
9 - 12
1 - 6
6 - 7
9 - 12
1 - 6
6 - 7
9 - 12
Convention Kickoff
8 - 9:30
HOBO Breakfast
7-8:30
Layout Tours
12 - 6
6 - 10
9 - 12
12 - 6
6 - 9
9 - 12
12 - 5
9 - 12
12 - 5
Ops Sessions
6 - 9
1- 4
6 - 9
9 - 12
1- 4
6 - 9
9 - 12
1 - 4
Prototype Tours
   
San Juan Cap.
PSR Activities
BOD
MRRM
Mbr
 
Railette
7:30-12
12:30-5
6 - 8
7:30-12
12:30-5
7:30-5
Rail Clinics
1:30 - 4
9-11:30
1:30- 5:30
7-9:15
8-Noon
1:30-5:30
8-Noon
1-3:30
9-11:30
Registration
12 - 6
8 - 12
12 - 5
8 - 12
12 - 5
8 - 12
SwapMeet
9am - 2pm


SIGS At This Convention

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layout sig

The Operations Special Interest Group
Focused on Realistic Prototype Operation
The Layout Design Special Interest Group

Registration Form

Click HERE to download the Registration form in PDF format (118kb file).

For a printable version of the Extra Fare Form (PDF) Click Here!


For more information:

Contact the Committee Chairman at psr2014@sandiegodivision.org for more information and registration forms