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ALPCA Regional meets | Independent meets

Date Address City State Place Description
2019-09-28
(September 28)
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 'Coppers' as well as the Long Distance Award. Please RSVP by phone to Dean at 520-733-3391 or email Clark at alpsclub@cox.net
2019-09-28
(September 28)
1281 Bangor Road Nazareth Pennsylvania Plainfield Farmers’ Grove ALPCA Region #1 Annual Fall Meet at the Plainfield Farmers’ Grove, 1281 Bangor Road, Nazareth, PA 8:00am to 2:00pm?? 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 dalebernpl8671@frontiernet.net. 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 on your left.
2019-10-05
(October 5)
3211 56th St. NW Gig Harbor Washington Inn at Gig Harbor DATE CHANGE (Was 8/24) ALPCA Pacific Northwest Region continues with another meet in the Seattle/Tacoma area! Meet location: Inn at Gig Harbor (3211 56th St. NW; right off of Route 16), Gig Harbor, WA in the room (the room closest to the hotel's front entrance). Gig Harbor is located northwest of Tacoma; site is North of the Narrows Bridge - Interstate 5 gets you to Route 16. Ample free parking on one level. Meet Hours: 8am - 3:30pm. Bring displays! Awards presented for Best Display (1st and 2nd); Best Single Plate, and Long Distance. Admission - $6.00 per member, $15.00 member includes a table. Limited number of tables available. Please RSVP to Joe Hurd (#1925) JH17017@aol.com or text (630) 926-2216. Awards for displays to be determined.
2019-10-05
(October 5)
1505 Gwynn Road Nesbit Mississippi American Legion Post #1990 DATE CHANGE (Was 9/28): ALPCA Magnolia Region 15th Meet at American Legion Post #1990 at 1505 Gwynn Road in Nesbit, Mississippi just south of Memphis, TN. Exit 284 off I-55 West on Pleasant Hill Road. Hours Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tables $10.00 and Walk-In's $5.00. Donation Auction at 11:00 am to help with expenses. There will also be a 3rd Magnolia Region Souvenir plate available as design plans are being made. More info later. For more information, contact Dave Stratton at 662-893-0894 or Cell 901-326-8779 or pinkfloyd51@centurytel.net
2019-10-12
(October 12)
600 Lafayette Street New Market Iowa Miner Pavilion ALPCA Heartland Region invites you to attend the 26th Annual Meet, Celebrating our 25th Anniversary as a ALPCA Region. 8:00 a.m. to ???? at the "Miner Pavilion" formerly known as the New Market High School Gymnasium, 600 Lafayette Street, New Market, Iowa. This is the location where our meets were held from 1995-1998 and in 2015. New Market is located 8 miles east of Clarinda, Iowa and 12 miles west of Bedford, Iowa on Iowa Highway 2. A Boulders Inn and Suites, Super 8 and The Celebrity Inn are available in Clarinda, and other lodging is available in Bedford, Shenandoah, Maryville MO and Red Oak. Awards will be given for Best Heartland Region Display, Best Non- Heartland Region Display, Favorite Plate, Longest Distance, Souvenir Plates will be available at the meet. Business Meeting and Donation Auction will take place at approximately 12 Noon. Coffee, Juice and Donuts will be available while they last. Please do not arrive before 7:00 a.m. unless you are there to help set up. For more information, please contact J.D. Adams (641) 414-6876; or contact J.D. on FaceBook, also check out The Heartland Region of ALPCA on FaceBook as well for any updates. We welcome you again 25 years later to where it all began, We hope to see you there!!!
2019-10-19
(October 19)
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
2019-10-19
(October 19)
9750 South 300 West Sandy Utah Larry Miller Conference Center ALPCA Utah - This Is The Place Fall Meet 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Larry Miller Conference Center 9750 S. 300 W. Sandy, Utah. $10.00 entrance fee includes a table or two. Easy unloading of plates/displays by the door. Those who preregister by Sept 15 will also get a Subway sandwich lunch. We will be holding our annual auction, have displays to judge, and distributing our souvenir plate(s) to those who purchased them. See our ad in the ALPCA magazine. For more info see our website "alpcautah.org" or contact Jeff Pearce at 801-941-1804. Hope to see you there!
2019-10-20
(October 20)
500 S. Abbe Road Elyria Ohio Elyria VFW Post 1079 ALPCA Ohio Region 49th Annual Fall Meet at Elyria VFW Post 1079 - 500 S. Abbe Road, Elyria OH 44035 on SUNDAY October 20. 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 chsakryd@aol.com or cynmccabe@aol.com
2019-10-26
(October 26)
1300 E 100 S Lebanon Indiana Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building ALPCA Hoosier State Regional 39th Annual meet will be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building 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 have free coffee and cake. Over the past 38 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 or chuckba@localnet.com.
2019-10-26
(October 26)
120 Broemel Place Pennington New Jersey Pennington Fire Company ALPCA Garden State Region’s 11th Annual Meet. Your hosts: Justin Mattes and Ed Butler. Location: Pennington Fire Company, 120 Broemel Place, Pennington, NJ 08534. Hours: 8:00am – 1:00pm. Registration: $10.00 per person includes 1 table; $10.00 each additional table. Walk-in registration: $5.00 per person without table. The Pennington Fire Company is conveniently located near I-295, the New Jersey Turnpike, US Route 1, and NJ State Route 31. Come join an annual meet that has averaged over 50 collectors each meet since its inception in 2008! It should be another great meet! We have about 45 tables available for your selling and trading pleasure. We will provide coffee, doughnuts, and bagels to help start your trading day! Bring your favorite plate for a group shot we will take for PLATES magazine! Pre-registration to reserve tables is accepted with advanced payment via check or PayPal. For additional details, suggested directions, and an available flyer, please contact Ed Butler at ejb57@aol.com or 201-410-7425, or Justin Mattes at kc2gik@justinmattes.com or 201-390-8344. Come join us!!
2019-10-26
(October 26)
5882 Spur Street Riverside California Evan Stanley Residence ALPCA Southern California Region Fabulous Fall Festival at Evan Stanley’s HUGE back yard, surrounded by fences displaying Evan’s colorful collection of plates. 5882 Spur Street, Riverside CA. Hours: 8:00AM - 2:00PM. $10 member/$5 guest Lunch and Tag-A-Long (newsletter) will be provided Tables/chairs available. RSVP: Ed Wagner (wagner45@msn.com (760) 662-9219. Gary Speck (gbspubs@gmail.com) / FaceBook Messenger / 1(951) 313-4234. Southern California has some of the best Fall weather around, so you don’t want to miss this one! Let’s make this another total blow-out meet!
2019-10-26
(October 26)
3302 Airport Road Temple Texas VFW Hall ALPCA Texas Region at old VFW Hall, 3302 Airport Road, Temple. Temple is on I-35 between Waco and Austin. The meet will be in the separate building behind the main VFW hall building. Meet times 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission $5 and tables $5. Coffee and doughnuts in the morning and lunch at about noon will be provided at no charge. Donation auction after lunch. A flyer with directions will be mailed to all Texas and Oklahoma members in September. For more information or a flyer contact Jim Palmer (# 1779) by e-mail only at alpca1779@earthlink.net.
2019-11-10
(November 10)
99 Erdman Way Leominster Massachusetts DoubleTree by Hilton ALPCA Colonial Region Winter Meet at DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA. Hall opens at 8:00 AM, and trading will be active until well into the 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 the Fall of 2019 to the same site that hosted our blockbuster meets for the past five years. The Sunday meet format has proven to be popular and well attended, with an average attendance of 140 ALPCA members at past meets! The site 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. With annual attendance topping 100 at our 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 colonialregion@alpca.org for updates as the date draws closer – we will host a dinner event at the Barber’s Crossing Restaurant in Sterling, Mass at 7:00 PM on Saturday night for those traveling in, as well as locals that would like to join us. 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 ovalzone@yahoo.com, 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. See you in November!
2019-11-23
(November 23)
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 'Arizona'. Also the Greg 'Zeke' Donaldson favorite plates award and the Long Distance Award. For more information, please contact alpsclub@cox.net or call 520-733-3391. http://www.racewaybarandgrill.com/, http://www.alpsclub.us/
2019-12-14
(December 14)
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 dslacey1967@gmail.com. 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.
2020-02-01
(February 1, 2020)
41 Veterans Drive New Britain Connecticut VFW Post 511 ALPCA Colonial Region winter meet returns for our fourth meet at the VFW Post 511, 41 Veterans Drive, New Britain, CT 06050, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The Colonial Region invites you what promises to be another block buster event, as the previous events at this location have averaged attendance of over 80 members from 13 states, plus Canadian provinces. The VFW post has a 5,000 square foot hall with 65 tables, and the large adjacent parking area allows level, easy direct access into the hall. Plan now to attend and enjoy a day of lively trading well into the afternoon, with a donation auction that features quality material from near and far. Food will be available on-site, along with complimentary coffee and donuts. Member registration fees are $7 with no table, $15 with one table, and additional tables are $20 each. Directions: An easy drive from I-91: From I-91 north or south, take exit 22N onto Rte. 9 N. Then take exit 24 onto Rte. 571, and just shy of a half mile ahead, take the Rte. 71 exit. About 1/10 mile ahead is the exit for Veterans Drive. For additional information, contact local host Bob Senatro at (860) 874-3985 or bob335sen@gmail.com. See you in Connecticut!
2020-02-08
(February 8, 2020)
500 Veterans Memorial Dr La Grange Texas VFW Hall ALPCA Texas Region meet at VFW Hall, 500 Veterans Memorial Dr, La Grange TX. This is on the grounds of the Fayette County Fairgrounds off US highway 77 just north of La Grange. Meet times 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Admission $5.00 and tables $5.00. Coffee and doughnuts in the morning and lunch at noon will be provided at no charge. Donation auction after lunch. A flyer with directions will be mailed to all Texas members in January. There are several motels in town, mostly along business Texas-71 on the west side of La Grange. For a flyer or more information contact Jim Palmer (# 1779) by e-mail only at alpca1779@earthlink.net.
2020-03-06
(March 6-7, 2020)
1398 Livingston Road Crossville Tennessee Cumberland County Fairgrounds ALPCA Music City Region 27th Annual Music City License Plate Collectors Show. Cumberland County Community Complex (Cumberland County Fairgrounds), 1398 Livingston Road, Crossville, TN 38555. Meet is located inside Crossville city limits just south of Exit 317 off I-40. Hours: Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Join us for a super tag show. We have contests for best display and favorite plate; a donation auction is held in which some good plates can be purchased reasonably. Tables $12 in advance and $15 day of show. Free admission. Contact Bob Barwick, 1323 Elijah Martin Rd., Whitesburg, TN, 37891; phone (423) 317-7422; e-mail cbarwick1@comcast.net. A letter with more information will be sent out the latter part of December.
2020-03-17
(March 17-19, 2020)
4949 N Rancho Drive Las Vegas Nevada Santa Fe Station ALPCA Silver State Region 40th Annual Meet in Las Vegas! Tuesday Mar 17, Weds Mar 18, and Thurs Mar 18. Santa Fe Station Casino, 4949 N Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada. Sanctioned Parking lot meet Monday Mar 16. Registration for the convention *REQUIRED* to attend parking lot meet, no exceptions! Santa Fe Station is just off US 95 in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 200 tables, donation and consignment auction, awards, social and much more! For more information including fees and reservation information, contact alpcasilverstate.org.
2020-04-03
(April 3-4, 2020)
1576 Old Highway 49 North Richland Mississippi Mama's Kitchen ALPCA Magnolia Region 16th Meet at Mama’s Kitchen at 1576 Old Highway 49 North, Richland, Mississippi 39218. Hours Friday 4:00 pm to 8:00 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 662-782-6262. Email pinkfloyd51@centurytel.net. Hope to see you there!
2020-05-02
(May 2, 2020)
40 Black Mountain Road Brattleboro Vermont VFW Post 1034 ALPCA Colonial Region Spring Meet at the Brattleboro VFW Post 1034, 40 Black Mountain Road, Brattleboro, VT. Conrad Hughson will be the local host, chughson@svcable.net. Details to follow.
2020-05-02
(May 2, 2020)
550 East Mercury Butte Montana Maroons Event Center ALPCA Treasure State Region License Plate Meet in downtown Butte, Montana, at the MAROONS EVENT CENTER at 550 East Mercury. Meet times are 8:OO AM to 2:OO PM. No entry fees, just a friendly hello, and FREE LUNCH. 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
2020-05-02
(May 2, 2020)
4845 Mallow Road Colorado Springs Colorado Colorado Springs Christian School ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region Spring Meet, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Our meet is returning for a third year to 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 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 jeff@coloradorichardsons.com or (719) 390-5333 for more details. For those outside Colorado, Spring is a fantastic time to see the Rocky Mountains – make plans for vacation here before or after the meet. We look forward to seeing you there!
2020-05-30
(May 30, 2020)
7723 Hamilton Boulevard Trexlertown Pennsylvania Trexlertown Fire Company (Goodwill) Fire Company ALPCA Region #1, 30th Annual Meet at the Trexlertown Fire Company (Goodwill), 7723 Hamilton Boulevard, Trexlertown, PA (Breinigsville PA-GPS Address). 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM ??? This is located at the corner of US 222 (Hamilton Blvd) & 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 limited number of tables. PLEASE SHARE! There is plenty of room in the parking area to set up tables, canopies, etc. Admission Fee is $5.00/ALPCA Member. Displays are always welcome. Contact Walt Poposki @ (610) 799-0585 or e-mail walterpoposki@gmail.com
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