Mid- Eastern Region NMRA 2018 Convention

The 2018 Mid Eastern Region convention will be held at the Hilton, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD between October 4th & 7th, 2018.   Click/tap on the pin for directions.  

Changes & Announcements
Click for the latest changes to clinics and layout tours
      Online and Mail-In Convention Registration closed
      Walk-in registration begins at 2 PM on Thursday October 4

$70 for NMRA members, $80 for non-members, $35 one-day registration for NMRA members, $45 one-day registration for non-members
A limited number of banquet tickets are also available.

Pictures below are all Potomac Division layouts that you might see on the layout tours. 
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General Plan

Thursday – registration, clinics, operations call board, and layout open house; 

Friday – registration, clinics, contest room, white elephant, operations call board, prototype and layout tours; 

Saturday – registration, clinics,  contest room, white elephant, operations call board, prototype and layout tours, banquet , featured speaker, and awards; 

Sunday – MER annual meeting*, operations call board, and homeward bound layout tours.

As usual, the contest room will feature both merit judging and popular vote (nonjudged) contests in all the regular model and photo categories.

If you have never attended a Region convention or have lost count of the number you have attended, mark your calendar now and plan to join us in Rockville in October. Bring the family and enjoy the other numerous attractions in the nation’s capital area. You could spend the entire weekend in the Air and Space Museum at Dulles International Airport.

* The MER Business Meeting is open to all NMRA members. You do not have to be registered for the convention to attend this meeting.

We look forward to welcoming you to Rockville in October 2018.

     Marshall Abrams & Brian Sheron, Chairmen

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