Automobile License Plate Collectors Association
Since 1954, ALPCA has promoted license plate collecting and research, the exchange of information and plates, and the fraternal benefits of sharing a common interest with others throughout the world. With over 2,800 members from 50 states and 19 countries, ALPCA is the largest license plate hobbyist organization in the world.
Our 68th annual International Convention will be held June 28 - July 1, 2023 in Denver, Colorado.
Regional events are happening around the country all year long. Join the fun!
Best Plate Award
Hawaii's Polynesian Voyager Society plate has been voted the best plate of 2022.
Our bimonthly magazine explores license plate history and includes member-to-member advertising. It is available both in print and online.
A searchable encyclopedia of license plates, containing thousands of plate photos and data points, encompassing over a century of knowledge.
Members can exchange information and trade plates daily on the ALPCA email discussion list.
President Cyndi McCabe keeps the membership abreast of the organization’s leadership and direction.
- Results of 2022 ALPCA election are in! (Members only)
- The 2022 Hall of Fame inductee is Norm Ratcliffe. Congratulations!