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ALPCA Regional meets | Independent meets

Date Address City State Place Description
(September 21-22)
200 Natures Trl SW Cleveland Tennessee Tri-state Exhibition Center ALPCA Appalachian Foothills Region proudly presents the 29th Annual East Tennessee Auto Pl8s meet at Tri-state Exhibition Center, 200 Natures Trl. SW, Mc Donald, TN 37353 (I-75, exit 20, same location as last year). The fun starts on Friday with early set-up at 4:00 PM, head start trading and a pizza social in the meeting hall. Hours FRI 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM, SAT 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Free admission, tables $10 first come, first served. There will be display awards as well as a donation auction. Come join us for some plate trading fun in the Deep South! Your meet hosts: Stephen Tuday (4032), (678) 494-8864, email , and Joe Sharp (10402) at (423) 559-0836, email:
(September 22)
2540 W Baseline Road Mesa Arizona St Matthew United Methodist Church Arizona License Plate Society Autumn Meet at St Matthew United Methodist Church, hosted by Kevin Allen. 2540 W Baseline Road, Mesa AZ 85202. Very close to Loop 101 and SR 60 Superstition Freeway near the border with Tempe. 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM, DO not arrive before 7:30. Registration fee is $10.00 for all attendees. Donuts and coffee in the morning, lunch at noon. Display awards in the category "Retro Designs" as well as the Long Distance Award. Please RSVP by phone to Dean at 520-733-3391 or email Clark at
(September 22)
1281 Bangor Road Nazareth Pennsylvania Plainfield Farmers Grove ALPCA Region #1 Third Annual Fall Meet at the Plainfield Farmers’ Grove, 1281 Bangor Road, Nazareth, PA 8:00am to 2:00pm?? This is located at the junction of PA RT. 191 and Kesslersville Road in Plainfield Township which is 5 miles north of Stockertown and 5 miles south of Bangor. This is an outdoor meet with no inside backup and will be held rain or shine. There are several pavilions with a limited number of picnic tables and also a large grassy/parking area with lots of room. So feel free to bring your own tables and chairs or just spread your goodies on the grass. Admission fee is $8.00 per ALPCA member. Morning coffee/refreshments will be served as well as lunch at no extra charge. Please come out and enjoy this brand new meet in this beautiful Pennsylvania country setting! Contact Dale Bernecker (610) 762-3769 or at Directions… From I-78 take PA RT. 33 north, then exit at Stockertown/RT. 191 exit, make a right at 1st light and a left at the 2nd light. Bear to the right in ½ mile following RT. 191 north about 4 miles and grove is on your left. From I-80 take PA RT. 33 south, then exit at Stockertown/RT. 191 exit, make a left at 1st light and a left at the 3RD light. Bear to the right in ½ mile following RT. 191 north about 4 miles and grove is on your left.
(September 29)
1505 Gwynn Road Nesbit Mississippi American Legion Post #1990 ALPCA Magnolia Region 13th Meet at the American Legion Post #1990 at 1505 Gwynn Road in Nesbit, Mississippi is just south of Memphis, TN. Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tables $10.00 and Walk-In $5.00. Donation auction at 11:00 am. to help with expenses. For more information contact Dave Stratton at 662-893-0894 or cell 901-326-8779
(October 13)
124 Stone City Drive Joliet Illinois Stone City VFW Post #2199 ALPCA MidAmerica Plate Association (MAPA) meet at Stone City VFW Post #2199, 124 Stone City Drive (east of Larkin on I-80, exit 53 South, hall is south of Laraway Rd. and west of So. Chicago St.) from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Donation auction at 11:00 a.m. Registration fee is $5.00 for all attendees. ALPCA attendance policies apply to all. Tables $5.00 each. Bring displays! Awards for best of show and favorite plate. Fast food and shopping five minutes away. Contact Pat Settanni at 815-478-7508
(October 13)
1104 East 5th Street Maryville Missouri American Legion James Edward Gray Post 100 ALPCA Heartland Region 25th annual meet at the American Legion James Edward Gray Post 100, a.k.a. 'The Canteen' 1104 East 5th Street (Same location as our 2010 event) from 8:00 AM to ????. Unless you wish to help set up tables, please do not arrive before 7:00 AM Awards for Best Heartland and Non-Heartland Displays, plus Favorite Plate and Long Distance will be available. Souvenir plates for this and previous meets will again be made available. Business Meeting/Donation auction/Election of Board officers through 2020 to take place at approximately Noon. Admission is $10 which includes 4 issues of the Heartland Newsletter and membership within the Region for a year. Lodging is available in Maryville and surrounding towns (St. Joseph MO, Clarinda IA) but please, if you plan to stay in Maryville, there will be a Northwest Missouri State home football game the day of the meet. For information please contact J.D. Adams #6313 at (641) 414-6876 or e-mail
(October 13)
3302 Airport Road Temple Texas VFW Post ALPCA Texas Region Fall Meet at the VFW Hall located at 3302 Airport Road in Temple, Texas; Meet starts at 8:00 AM Saturday. Temple is on I-35 between Waco and Austin. Airport Road (SR 53) is west of I-35. Use Exit 301 and go west from I-35. The VFW post will be on the north (right) side of the highway IF you are headed west. The VFW building is set back from the highway a bit and is not far from I-35. It has a large parking lot in front and a sign reads "VFW Bell Post 1820." Important! Use the additional parking lot at the REAR of the building. The meet is in another building that sets behind the main building. Admission $4.00. Members who bring an immediate family member (spouse, child, etc) still only pay $4.00. Tables $4.00 IF reserved in advance of Oct 9, $5.00 at the door. Advance reservations needed by Oct 9. Cancellations of advance registrations must be received by Oct 9 if a refund is desired. Lunch provided, donation auction afterward. Awards for Best of Show and Runner Up, both for regular and single plate displays. Displays will need to be free standing or capable of being leaned against a wall. Single plates will be placed on a table. Please help the club by bringing some plates for the donation auction. A flyer will be mailed to all ALPCA members in Texas and Oklahoma. Motels along I-35 in Temple. For table reservations and info, call Wes Smitherman (#10175) at 254-657-8022, or mail same at 15168 Sunshine Road, Holland, TX 76534. Don't wait until Saturday to come! Early arrivals on friday afternoon will gather in the parking lot behind the main building. The hall we use on Saturday will not be open to us on Friday. Gather at the right side of the main building and the rear building. Do not enter either building on Friday.
(October 20)
9750 S 300 W Sandy Utah Larry H Miller Conference Center ALPCA Utah "This is the Place" region Fall Meet at Larry H. Miller Conference Center at 9750 S. 300 W. Sandy, UT from 8:30 - 1:00pm. See for more information. Entrance fee, which includes a table or two, is $10 for ALPCA members. Those that pre-register will also get a free lunch. We will have an auction, displays, and will distribute the Dinosaur Meet Plate. See you there. Contact Mark Wallantine for more information.
(October 21)
500 S. Abbe Road Elyria Ohio Elyria VFW Post 1079 ALPCA Ohio Region 48th Annual Fall Meet at Elyria VFW Post 1079 - 500 S. Abbe Road, Elyria OH 44035 on SUNDAY October 21. Meet runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Coffee and donuts. Donation auction. Walking distance to fast food; restaurants nearby. I-90 to Exit 145 - south on Ohio 57. Turn right on Taylor St. go 1 block and left on South Abbe to the hall. Or, I-480 to OH-10 to Ohio 57; go north. Turn left on East Broad go 1 block; make right on South Abbe to the hall. Your hosts - Chuck Sakryd #893 and Cyndi McCabe #8000. Questions phone 440 366-0057 (home) or 216 798-4493 (cell), or email or
(October 27)
Lebanon Indiana Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building ALPCA Hoosier State Regional 38th Annual meet will be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building (old location) from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The site is adjacent to I-65 at exit 138, the east side of highway. Registration fee (no table) is $5.00 plus an additional $5.00 for each table desired. Awards will be presented for the best Indiana and non-Indiana displays. We will also be presenting the Lloyd Chism Memorial Best Plate Award. Also we giving away numerous door prizes and coffee and cake will be available. Over the past 35 years we have been one of the largest and best single day plate meets in the country. So please join us. We know you will have a great time! For more information, please contact host Chuck Bahor at (317) 875 9858
(October 27)
120 Broemel Place Pennington New Jersey Pennington Fire Company ALPCA Garden State Region Tenth Annual Fall Meet at Pennington Fire Company, 120 Broemel Place in Pennington, NJ. Hours 8:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. Registration $10.00 per person and includes a table. Additional Tables $10.00. Walk-in is $5.00 (no table). Pennington Fire Company is conveniently located near I-95, the NJ Turnpike, US Route 1, and NJ State Route 31. COme join over 50 collectors that attended our 2017 meet. We will have about 50 tables available as well as coffee, donuts, and bagels. Bring a favorite plate for a group shot we will take for PLATES Magazine. For addition details contact Ed Butler or 201-410-7425 or Justin Mattes at or 201-390-8344 Watch for more information in August and October PLATES, and check our website
(November 11)
99 Erdman Way Leominster Massachusetts DoubleTree by Hilton ALPCA Colonial Region Fall Meet at DoubleTree by Hilton, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA. Sunday 8:00 AM to early afternoon. Walk-ins: $7.00. Walk in with one table: $15.00. Additional tables: $20.00 each. We invite you to return with us in Fall of 2018 to the same site that hosted our blockbuster meets for the past four years. The Sunday meet format has proven to be popular and well attended, with 143 ALPCA members at our 2017 event! 2018 boasts the largest hall space that we’ve ever had, at 7,800 square feet. With over 100 tables, this means more plates, friends, and camaraderie than we have had under one roof at prior meet sites. Having had 100+ attendees at these Leominster Colonial Region meets, you will see friends that you may not have seen in years, meet new ones, and possibly have access to the most plates short of the annual convention. Start planning your display now, and enter it in our long standing competition for which awards will be presented in the following categories: Passenger, Non-passenger, Small Display (ten plates or fewer), Junior Display (entrant must be under 21 years of age), and Best of Show. Our donation auctions are always lively, and there is something there for everyone. Please watch our region’s web page for additional updates as the date draws closer – Lodging is available at the DoubleTree at the negotiated rate of $119.00 plus tax – please call 978-534-9000, ask for reservations, and ask to make a reservation under the group code ALP. The DoubleTree offers an indoor pool, restaurant, and bar all within the same facility. Questions? Contact Alan Young at, or (781) 258-0363. Directions: Several major highways lead to Rte. 2 in Massachusetts. Heading west on Rte. 2, take exit 31 B and merge onto Rte. 12 north. Erdman Way is 1/8 mile ahead on right. From Rte. 2 east, take exit 31 and merge onto Rte. 12 north, Erdman way is 1/8 mile ahead on right. The DoubleTree is ¼ mile ahead on Erdman way, on the right. Plan now to visit New England and experience Massachusetts hospitality at its best. As in years past, Alan plans to host a collectors’ dinner the night before the meet at the Longhorn Steakhouse on nearby Rte. 12 in Leominster. The time will likely be 7:00 PM, please check with him by phone or email within a week of the meet for final confirmation of this dinner if you would like to attend. See you in November!
(November 17)
49237 W Papago Road Maricopa Arizona Raceway Bar and Grill ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society Year End Meet at Raceway Bar and Grill, 49237 W Papago Road in the Town of Maricopa; Hours 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, please do not arrive before 7:30. Registration fee is $10.00 for all attendees over 12 years old, includes admission to the meet and lunch. This is a fun bar and grill with lots of license plates and other collectibles on display. Restaurant was featured on the show "American Pickers." Meet will take place mostly outdoors in a fenced-in area. Bring a hat and watch the weather. There is a backup plan if it rains. Plenty of space if you are able to bring your own table. Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the display theme "Incomplete Runs". Also the Greg 'Zeke' Donaldson favorite plates award and the Long Distance Award. For more information, please contact or call 520-733-3391.,
(December 1)
14273 River Road Walnut Grove California Jean Harvie Community Center ALPCA Gold Rush Region Late Fall Meet in Walnut Grove, California. The Jean Harvie Community Center is located at 14273 River Road, Walnut Grove, 95690. There are a couple of ways to get there, but the most direct route from the Sacramento area is I5 south to the Twin Cities Rd. exit. From the Fresno area exit I5 at Thornton-Walnut Grove Rd. In both cases head west and watch for signs. To RSVP please contact Bruce Cook at (707) 478-0179 or email David Lacey at What, you haven’t heard of Walnut Grove? All the more reason to join us. Walnut Grove is located in southern Sacramento County on the Sacramento River. It is a very small community of 1,500 people with a beautiful old elementary school, now the Jean Harvie Community Center, where we will hold our meet. The auditorium is spacious with plenty of tables and chairs for all of us. Since it is an old school building, it has a first-class kitchen where we will prepare a tasty hot lunch. Our host for this meet is Boden Dixon, who happens to be our youngest member at 10 years of age. He's a fierce negotiator and enthusiastic plate collector, so join us and have some fun.
(January 5, 2019)
2210 Pratt St Longmont Colorado Moose Lodge ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region winter meet at the Moose Lodge 2210 PRATT ST. tables are $ 5 with no walk in fee.Food on site. 4000sq. ft room Over 70 collectors attended last year. Hours are Sat 8;to 3 pm. Contact Gary McDowell [303] 355-0444 or email
(February 23, 2019)
710 S. West St Peotone Illinois Will County Fairgrounds ALPCA Mid-America Plate Association (MAPA) returns to the Will County Fairgrounds, Atrium Building, 710 S. West St., Peotone, IL, just a little drive from our old site. Bigger site, much easier to get in to and to load and unload. Just get off on I-57 at Exit 327 go East about 1.5 miles and then a left on to West St. right before the tracks and you are at the Atrium. We are in the North half so we will be entering on the North side. Open from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M., or earlier sometimes, and our usual donation auction at 11:00 A.M. Registration fee is $5.00 for all attendees. ALPCA attendance policies apply to all. Tables are $5.00 each and because this site is almost three times as large as the prior site, large displays are encouraged. Awards for Best of Show and Favorite Plate. Clean out the winter cobwebs and come to our largest meet ever. Fast food, restaurant dining and shopping just minutes away. Contact Mike Naughton at 815-370-3933 or
(March 20-22, 2019)
200 S Water St Henderson Nevada Henderson Convention Center ALPCA Silver State Region 39th Annual Meet at Henderson Convention Center. 200 S Water St. Three day meet from Wed March 20 to Friday March 22. This will be the largest license plate meet in the Western United States in 2019. This is a three day meet starting with parking lot activities on Tues at the Fiesta Henderson our host hotel. If you have any questions please contact or PO BOX 67978, Phoenix, AZ 85082. Also visit the Silver State Website at We look forward to seeing you in Henderson.
(April 5-6, 2019)
1576 Old Highway 49 North1576 Old Highway 49 North Richland Mississippi Mama's Kitchen ALPCA Magnolia Region 12th Meet at Mama’s Kitchen at 1576 Old Highway 49 North, Richland, Mississippi 39218. Hours Friday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is $5.00 for Walk-In’s. Tables are $10.00 each (which includes entry). Donation Auction Saturday at 11:00 am to help with expenses. For more information contact Dave Stratton at 662-893-0894 or cell 901-326-8779. Hope to see you there!
(May 4, 2019)
550 E Mercury Butte Montana Maroons Event Center ALPCA Treasure State Region License Plate Meet in downtown Butte, Montana, at MAROONS EVENT CENTER at 550 East Mercury. Meet times are 9:OO AM to 3:OO PM. No entry fees, just a friendly hello. There will be awards for Best Display, and Longest Distance. Directions: I-90 Exit 124 (City Center) and Exit 126 (Montana, Avenue), north on Montana to Mercury Avenue, and turn right. Then look for 550 East Mercury. Park on east side of building. Commemorative meet plates will be available at the meet. Participants are asked to bring displays, and plates for the plate auction to help defray costs. For more information, contact: Mike Haugh (406) 600-7824 or Mike Sullivan at (406) 723-8115 or 1008 Caledonia Street, Butte, MT 59701
(May 4, 2019)
4845 Mallow Road Colorado Springs Colorado Colorado Springs Christian School ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region Annual Spring Meet, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM on May 4th 2019. Our event this year is hosted at the Colorado Springs Christian School, conveniently located just 1 mile east of I-25 exit 146 at 4845 Mallow Road, 80907. Free admission! 50+ tables will be available for only $5 each, and we generally have around 60-70 in attendance - always a fantastic meet! Chick-Fil-A will be providing lunch on site for a reasonable fee. Lots of excellent dining, shopping and hotel options within 1 mile of the school. Come early to find what you're looking for! A donation auction will be held, so bring some plates to share. Contact Jeff Richardson at or (719) 390-5333 for more details. See you there!
(June 1, 2019)
7723 Hamilton Blvd Trexlertown Pennsylvania Trexlertown Fire (Goodwill) Company ALPCA Region #1 29th Annual Meet at Trexlertown Fire (Goodwill) Company, 7723 Hamilton Boulevard, Trexlertown (Breinigsville PA- GPS Address) 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM?? This is located at the corner of US 222 (Hamilton Blvd) and PA 100 (Trexlertown Rd.) This is an outdoor meet with no inside backup and will be held rain or shine. There is a small pavilion with a number of tables (Please share) but a huge parking lot! Please bring tables, chairs, canopies, etc if you wish. Admission fee is $5.00 per ALPCA member/Guest. Displays always welcome. Contact Walt Poposki (610) 799-0585 or at
(August 24, 2019)
515 S. Main Street Wauconda Illinois American Legion Hall 911 ALPCA MidAmerica Plate Association (MAPA) meet at the American Legion Hall 911, 515 S. Main Street (north of U.S. Route 12 (Rand Road) and east of Barrington Road) from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m Donation auction at 11:00 a.m. Registration fee is $5.00 for all attendees. ALPCA attendance policies apply to all. tables $5.00 each. Bring displays! Awards for best of show and favorite plate. Fast food and shopping five minutes away. Contact Pat Settanni at 815-478-7508
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