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ALPCA Regional meets | Independent meets

Date Address City State Place Description
2019-05-25
(May 25)
15947 FM-1778 Copeville Texas First Baptist Church ALPCA Texas Region meet at First Baptist Church at 15947 FM-1778. Copeville is a very small rural community about 30 miles northeast of Dallas, between Rockwall and Farmersville. Meet times 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission $5.00 and tables $5.00. The site is small and has a limited number of tables. Because of this there will be a limit of one table per person unless you bring your own. No table fee if you bring your own table. 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 April. For more information contact Elvin Godbehere (#8742) at (214) 200-1701 or by e-mail at elvingodbehere@hotmail.com. For a flyer contact Jim Palmer (# 1779) by e-mail only at alpca1779@earthlink.net.
2019-06-01
(June 1)
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 walterpoposki@gmail.com
2019-06-01
(June 1)
7070 E 21st St Tucson Arizona Joe Findysz Warehouse ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society (ALPS) June meet at Joe Findysz' Warehouse at 7070 E 21st Street in Tucson. This is an ALL NEW LOCATION, not the regular location as in years past. Hours 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please do not arrive before 7:30. Registration is $10.00 for members and guests. Includes lunch with donation auction and business meeting to follow. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd plate in the theme 'College and University Plates', plus the long distance award. RSVP to Dean Sandvold, (520) 733-3391 before May 29. For details visit http://www.alpsclub.us/, e-mail alpsclub@cox.net, or search Arizona License Plate Society on Facebook.
2019-06-08
(June 8)
586 Oasis Drive Santa Rosa California Bruce Cook Residence ALPCA Gold Rush Regional at Bruce Cook's home at 586 Oasis Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95407. As usual, there will be a magnificent home-cooked meal that you don't want to miss. Plenty of parking is available, lots of tables and terrific displays. Bring some plates for our auction. 9 am - 3 pm, as usual. Cost is $10 and worth every penny. RSVP to Bruce Cook (707) 478-0179 or Lee Vander Heide (707) 479-8046.
2019-07-27
(July 27)
1005 North Willow Pauls Valley Oklahoma Donald Reynolds Recreation Center ALPCA Texas Region Meet at Donald Reynolds Recreation Center, 1005 North Willow, Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Meet times 8:00 AM to 3:00 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, at about 12:30. From I-35 exit at Oklahoma highway 19 (exit 72) and go east about 2.5 miles into downtown Pauls Valley. Turn left at the third red light after getting into downtown. This will be Willow Street and is just after the Garvin County Courthouse. After turning onto Willow Street proceed about two-thirds of a mile to the Recreation Center which is in a park just across a set of railroad tracks. A flyer with directions will be mailed to all Texas and Oklahoma members in June. There are several motels in town, mostly along Oklahoma highway 19 east of I-35. For a flyer or more information contact Jim Palmer (#1779) by e-mail only at alpca1779@earthlink.net.
2019-08-03
(August 3)
351 N Arizona Blvd Coolidge Arizona Artisan Village of Coolidge Arizona License Plate Society Summer Meet at Artisan Village of Coolidge, in historic Coolidge AZ. 351 N Arizona Blvd in the Community Room. 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 'Dealer Plates' as well as the Long Distance Award. Please RSVP by phone to Dean at 520-733-3391 or email Clark at alpsclub@cox.net
2019-08-10
(August 10)
1125 St. Michaels Rd Mount Airy Maryland St. Michael Catholic Church of Poplar Springs ALPCA Chesapeake Region 10th annual summer plate meet at St. Michael Catholic Church of Poplar Springs, 1125 St. Michaels Rd., Mount Airy, MD 21771, in the church gymnasium from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Located off of Md. Route 144, which runs parallel to and south of I-70 between exit 68 (Md. Route 27) and exit 73 (Md. Route 94). Tables are $10 each; admission is $5 for all members. Donation auction will be held; refreshments and lunch provided. Awards for best year set display, best other display, and best single plate or pair. We have run out of tables in the past, so we strongly encourage reserving tables by paying for them in advance. If necessary, any remaining unreserved tables will be assigned by lottery at the start of the meet. Detailed info at www.alpca-chesapeake.org, or contact host Rick Kretschmer at rickkret@gmail.com or 919-553-7975 (home) or 919-673-7719 (cell).
2019-08-24
(August 24)
3211 56th St. NW Gig Harbor Washington Inn at Gig Harbor 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 Meadows 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. Admission - $6 per member, $15 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.
2019-08-24
(August 24)
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
2019-08-30
(August 30-31)
15200 West 6th Ave Golden Colorado Jefferson County Fairgrounds ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region 42nd Annual Meet at Jefferson County Fairgrounds 15200 West 6th Ave in Golden Colorado. Hours are Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. and Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Tables are $10.00 each or walk in fee $5.00 with no table. Lodging within 1 mile of the Fairgrounds with special rates available. Food on site. Donation auction will be held on Saturday at 12:30 PM. Awards for Long Distance, Favorite Plate, and Best Display. Always over 100 in attendance every year! Please be advised that the meet usually breaks up shortly after the auction as a few members have long distances to drive home. Arrive early on Saturday to have the best chance of finding what you are looking for. Contact Jeff Fazekas at (908) 461-1708, jeffrey.fazekas@gmail.com
2019-09-14
(September 14)
2301 9th Street Wichita Falls Texas Floral Heights United Methodist Church ALPCA Texas Region at Outreach Building of the Floral Heights United Methodist Church. Address of the meet site is 2301 9th Street, Wichita Falls (corner of 9th St and Polk St). Meet times 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission $5 and tables $5. Coffee and doughnuts in the morning and lunch at noon will be provided at no charge. Donation auction after lunch. Site is just under a mile west of I-44 on 9th Street. Directions are a bit tricky so it would be best to get a flyer. A flyer with directions will be mailed to all Texas and Oklahoma members in August. For more information contact Kenneth Calpito (# 12601) at (940) 642-1203 or by e-mail at kacalpito@yahoo.com. For a flyer contact Jim Palmer (# 1779) by e-mail only at alpca1779@earthlink.net.
2019-09-20
(September 20-21)
200 Natures Trl SW Cleveland Tennessee Tri-state Exhibition Center ALPCA Appalachian Foothills Region 30th Annual East Tennessee Auto Pl8s meet at Tri-state Exhibition Center, 200 Natures Trl. SW, McDonald, 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, as well as a few 30th birthday surprises! Come join us for some plate trading fun in the Deep South! Your meet hosts: Stephen Tuday (4032), (678) 494-8864, email tudayishere@aol.com , and Joe Sharp (10402) at (423) 559-0836, email: josfsharp@aol.com
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)
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
2019-10-20
(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 Commercial 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/
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.
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