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Fox Valley Division Timetable

 

Until further notice, regular FVD meetings are held from 1:30 PM until 4:30 PM, via the Zoom Video Conference application. All activities and dates are subject to change, so please check meeting listings regularly for any change in activity, or time. Meetings are free and guests are always welcome. Click on a meeting date below for additional details of that event. Please download the first two reference PDFs in advance of the meeting:

•   FVD Zoom Meeting Procedures   to understand our virtual meeting process.

•   FVD Zoom Meeting Quick guide   for quick assistance with the Zoom screen and other FAQs.

If you need additional help, click on:  Zoom Help Topics   for general application assistance.

Regular division members on our email list will receive video conference login credentials via our meeting notices emailed to you about ONE WEEK PRIOR to the meet. If you are not a FVD member and/or not on our email list, and would like to attend as a guest, please contact the FVD webmaster for details on how to participate.

Photographs of contest entries will be displayed on the   CONTEST WEBPAGE   as they are received. Please upload your photos of your entry using the  FVD website upload form  NO LATER THAN 48 hours before the meet. Please include, your name, category, entry title and scale. You may send up to 3 photos of each entry - but only one entry per member per monthly category. Photos will display the best if they are 1200 pixels wide at 72 px/inch minimum but any size will work.


Contest voting will be via on-line ballot available on the contest photo web-page and the Zoom meeting notice. The voting ballot window closes at 11 am the morning of the meet.

 

Click here to read the April 28, 2019 business meeting minutes

Clinic Presentation: Model Railroading Projects We Did While Sheltered in Place by Walt Herrick

Contest: Passenger Car - one car only

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Clinic Presentation: LCC - Layout Command & Control by Paul Wussow, DuPage Division

Contest: Weathered Structure - one structure only

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Clinic Presentation: Less Than Carload Traffic in the Days Before UPS and FedEx by Mark Vaughan

Contest: Unfinished Project - on entry per member

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Clinic Presentation: Layout Wiring by Eric Peterson, Central Indiana Division

Contest: Yard Switcher - one loco only

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Clinic Presentation: 3 D Printing by Phillip Burnside

Contest: Open Load - one car only

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Clinic Presentation: TBA

Contest: Over, Under, Around or Through - One structure only

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Clinic Presentation: TBA

Contest: Locomotive - one loco only

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Annual FVD Business Meeting

Election of Assistant Superintendent and Paymaster

Clinic Presentation: TBA

Contest: Illuminated Structure - one structure only

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

Clinic Presentation: Scratch Building a Drover's Waycar by Jim Osborn

Contest: 12 x 12 inch diorama with re-purposed or retired rolling stock

Show and Tell Table: Display any category or train related item

Contest awards.

The 2022 Midwest, North Central & Mid Central Tri-Region convention - Indy Junction will be jointly hosted by the three regions.
The convention facility will be Marriott East, 7202 E 21st St Indianapolis, IN 46219

Please see the Information PDF 
for more about this event.