Welcome to the 2018 Scale O National Convention!

The 2018 Scale O National Convention (SONC) will be held at:

Rockville Hilton Hotel

1750 Rockville Pike

Rockville, MD 20852

August 22-26, 2018


This is going to be a major event with:

  • A full clinic schedule featuring all presentations new to SONC
  • Hands-on clinics
  • Potable layouts on site
  • Manufacturers
  • Convention car
  • Door Prizes
  • Layout tours of some of the finest O Scale layouts in the country
  • Side Trips
  • Keynote address by Tony Koester featuring his venture into P48!
  • Of course, the Washington, DC/Baltimore region with it’s many attractions to take in before and after the show.

This convention will have something for everyone: beginners, old hands and those curious about O Scale.

You will be able to arrive up to 5 days early and/or stay 3 days after the convention at the convention room rate to take in the National Capital Region sights.  This makes for a perfect family vacation!

Hotel registration now open! 

Go to the Hotel Registration Page here

Convention registration via the web now open!

Go to the Company Store here

Refresh this page to see pictures of some of what you can see at 2018 SONC!  And use the link below to see a video of some of the layouts on the tours during and after the convention:

2 Rail O Scale 2016

Co-Sponsored with NMRA Mid Eastern Region

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