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ALPCA Regional meets | Independent meets

Date Address City State Place Description
(April 18)
124 Stone City Drive Joliet Illinois Stone City VFW Post #2199 MEET CANCELLED: ALPCA MidAmerica Plate Association (MAPA) meet Contact Pat Settanni at 815-478-7508
(April 18)
9750 South 300 West Sandy Utah Larry Miller Conference Center MEET CANCELLED: ALPCA This is the place region Spring Meet. Contact Jeff Pearce 801-941-1804 for info
(April 18)
199 E. Jefferson St. Waupun Wisconsin Waupun United Methodist Church MEET CANCELLED: ALPCA Dairyland Region (DLPCC) Spring Meet at Waupun, Wisconsin has been cancelled. Please contact Harvey Schaub at 920-324-5718 for any questions.
(April 25)
9902 W Lilac Road Escondido California Darlene Hare residence MEET RESCHEDULED: ALPCA Southern California Region has been rescheduled for August 1, 2020. For updates please contact Ed Wagner ( - 760-662-9219) or Gary Speck ( - 951-313-4234)
(May 2)
40 Black Mountain Road Brattleboro Vermont VFW Post 1034 MEET CANCELLED and rescheduled to June 13. ALPCA Colonial Region Spring Meet. Host Conrad Hughson can be reached with any questions at, or (802) 387-4498. Check our website at for further details and updates. See you in Brattleboro!
(May 2)
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
(May 2)
4845 Mallow Road Colorado Springs Colorado Colorado Springs Christian School MEET CANCELLED: ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region Spring Meet in Colorado Springs has been cancelled. Contact Jeff Richardson at or (719) 390-5333 for more details.
(May 2)
1800 New Garden Rd Greensboro North Carolina New Garden Moose Lodge ALPCA Carolina Collectors Club (CCC) regional meet at New Garden Moose Lodge, 1800 New Garden Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410. The lodge is a great facility with a large room and plenty of tables and chairs. The level entry allows easy access with hand trucks. Meet hours are 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Donation auction at 11:00 AM. Entry fee is $5; tables are $10 each. Bring your favorite plate to “show and tell”. Fast food and shopping less than ten minutes away. This is an ALPCA sanctioned meet. ALPCA members and prospective members only. Contact Gerald Strickland #8438 at (919) 562-0053 or
(May 9)
15947 FM-1778 Copeville Texas First Baptist Church MEET CANCELLED: ALPCA Texas Region Meet in Copeville. contact Jim Palmer (# 1779) by e-mail only at
(May 16)
10300 Courthouse Rd Chesterfield Virginia Chesterfield County Fairgrounds MEET CANCELLED - ALPCA Chesapeake Region spring meet at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds exhibit hall has been cancelled. For information, please contact, or contact hosts Reid Williamson at or 703-629-3762, and Jonathan Leib at or 757-962-1740.
(May 30)
3000 Spence Springs Road Prescott Arizona Emmanuel Pines Camp - Emmanuel Center ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society (ALPS) May meet at Emmanuel Pines Camp at 3000 Spence Springs Road in Prescott. This is the new location and our first meet in Prescott in over a decade. Site is indoors in a basketball arena with plenty of space. 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 "Plates I have never displayed before", plus the long distance award. RSVP to Dean Sandvold, (520) 733-3391 before May 27. For details visit, e-mail, or search Arizona License Plate Society on Facebook.
(May 30)
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
(June 6)
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.
(June 13)
40 Black Mountain Rd Brattleboro Vermont Brattleboro VFW Post 1034 RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 2: ALPCA Colonial Region Meet at Brattleboro VFW Post 1034, 40 Black Mountain Rd., Brattleboro, VT, 05301. This will be a Saturday meet. Doors open at 8:00 AM, meet will run until 3:00 PM. This will be our fourth visit to the site that welcomed an average of over 80 members from 15 states and provinces over the past three years, with 65 tables available. This location is right off I-91. Take exit 3 in Brattleboro, and go 1/8th of a mile to US Route 5. Go south for a quarter mile and take a right at the first traffic light onto Black Mountain Rd. Enter the third driveway on the left for the VFW hall. We will be on the ground floor, with no stairs or grade to overcome to enter the hall. There will be plenty of parking within easy access to the hall entrance, and lodging available at the five hotels located within a mile of the meet. This hall site is located within 20 miles of the Vermont/ Mass state line, and one mile of the New Hampshire/Vermont state line. Complementary coffee and donuts will be provided. Member registration fees are $7 with no table, $15 with one table, and additional tables are $20 each. Local host Conrad Hughson can be reached with any questions at, or (802) 387-4498. Check our website at for further details and updates. See you in Brattleboro!
(July 25)
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. This is the 100th ALPS license plate meet hosted since ALPS was formed in 2004. 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 "Centennial, Bicentennial, or any other 'anniversary' plate" as well as the Long Distance Award. Please RSVP by phone to Dean at 520-733-3391 or email Clark at
(August 1)
9902 W Lilac Road Escondido California Home of Darlene Hare ALPCA Southern California Region invites you to join us at the home of Darlene Hare, 9902 W Lilac Road in beautiful Escondido, California for our first meet of 2020. If you haven't been to a meet at the Barn that the late Ben Hare so lovingly maintained, you really need to join us. You will love his plate and sign display as well as his vintage car. Lots of room for you to set up a display, to plan ahead and join us. ($10 members/$5 Guests). Registration and table fees to be determined. For updates please contact Ed Wagner ( - 760-662-9219) or Gary Speck ( - 951-313-4234)
(August 8)
1125 St. Michaels Rd Mount Airy Maryland St. Michael Catholic Church of Poplar Springs ALPCA Chesapeake Region 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 Maryland display, best other display, and best single plate or pair. We typically run out of tables or come close, so we strongly encourage reserving tables by paying for them well in advance. If necessary, any remaining unreserved tables will be assigned by lottery at the start of the meet. Detailed info at, or contact host Rick Kretschmer at or 919-553-7975 (home) or 919-673-7719 (cell).
(August 15)
2301 9th Street Wichita Falls Texas Floral Heights United Methodist Church ALPCA Texas Region at the 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 $5.00 and tables $5.00. Coffee and doughnuts in the morning and lunch at noon will be provided at no charge. Donation auction after lunch. 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 those most likely to attend in July. For more information contact Kenneth Calpito (# 12601) at (940) 642-1203 or by e-mail at For a flyer contact Jim Palmer (#1779) by e-mail only at
(August 22)
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 AM to 2:00 PM. Donation auction at 11:00 a.m. Registration fee is $7.00 for all attendees. ALPCA attendance policies apply to all. tables $3.00 for the first table, $5.00 each additional. Bring displays! Awards for best of show and favorite plate. Fast food and shopping five minutes away. Contact Pat Settanni at 815-478-7508
(September 12)
172 W. Jefferson Ave Fresno California CPDES Hall ALPCA Gold Rush Region meet in Fresno at the CPDES Hall at 172 W. Jefferson Ave. John Serio will be our host again for this delightful outdoor covered facility sporting dozens and dozens of tables, huge blacktopped parking lot permitting loading and unloading within a few feet of the tables. The Hall is just off of Highway 41 between I-5 and Highway 99. Old time California plate collectors live in this area and have some incredible plates to share. Join us for a great time, a great lunch and fabulous collecting. Contact Bruce Cook (707) 478-0179 or David Lacey at (415) 859-0369 for more information.
(September 19)
2540 W Baseline Road Mesa Arizona St Matthew United Methodist Church ALPCA 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 'Trailers, Trucks, and Big Rigs' as well as the Long Distance Award. Please RSVP by phone to Dean at 520-733-3391 or email Clark at
(September 25-26)
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, Sat 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 662-782-6262. Email Hope to see you there!
(September 26)
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?? 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 meet in beautiful Pennsylvania! 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.
(October 2-3)
200 Natures Trl. SW McDonald Tennessee Tri-state Exhibition Center NOTE THE LATER DATE! ALPCA Appalachian Foothills Region proudly presents the 31st Annual East Tennessee Auto Pl8s meet at the 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 dinner 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 PLATE-toberfest and 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:
(October 3)
3211 56th St NW Gig Harbor Washington Inn at Gig Harbor ALPCA’s reestablished Pacific Northwest Region kicks off its second year of meets at Inn at Gig Harbor located at 3211 56th St NW, right off of Route 16, not far from Tacoma. Hours 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM in the Rainier/Paradise rooms. Admission - $6.00 per member; $15.00 per member includes a table. Additional tables $15.00 each. Please bring displays (display categories to be determined). Attendees staying at the Inn can receive $30 off the best available rate by calling and mentioning the ALPCA meet. Questions and RSVP to Danny Beard at or call/text 425-417-9877
(October 10)
900 I Street Auburn Nebraska Nemaha County Fairgrounds ALPCA Heartland Region invites you to it's 27th Annual Meet at the Nemaha County Fairgrounds 4-H building at 9th and I Streets (900 I Street) in Auburn, Nebraska from 8:00 a.m. to ???? (Please do not arrive before 7:00 a.m.) Auburn is located 20 miles south of Nebraska City on U.S. 75. Access to the hall is located one block east of the junction of 9th and J Street (U.S. 75), 9th Street also is Truck Route U.S. 136 in Auburn. Awards for Best Heartland Display, Best Non-Heartland Display, Favorite Plate, and Longest Distance Traveled will be given. Souvenir Plates will be available as well as from prior meets. Business Meeting/donation auction/Election of officers through 2022 will take place at at noon. Admission $10 includes membership in the Region for a year. Lodging is available in Nebraska City, Falls City, Rock Port and Tarkio MO as well as in Auburn. As a FYI, the rooms in Auburn area can be rather difficult to get, due to the maintenance that takes place at a local power plant at this time of year, so early reservations close to the meet site are recommended For more information contact J.D. Adams (641) 414-6876, e-mail or you can reach J.D. on Facebook
(October 10)
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 $7.00 for all attendees. ALPCA attendance policies apply to all. Tables $3.00 for the first table, $5.00 each additional. 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 18)
500 S. Abbe Road Elyria Ohio Elyria VFW Post 1079 ALPCA Ohio Region 50th 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 or
(October 24)
Lebanon Indiana Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building ALPCA Hoosier State Regional 40th Annual meet at Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building (same as last year) 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, and Best Plate. We will also celebrate our 40 anniversary by recognizing long time supporters of the meet and giving away numerous door prizes, coffee, cakes, and pizza. Over the past 39 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 NEW FOR THIS YEAR we have made arrangements with a brand new hotel, The Holiday Inn Express in Whitestown, IN (exit 130 I-65) for a rate of $119 + tax per night which includes breakfast. Please contact them at 317 769 0932. Rates will be held until 30 days prior to the meet.
(October 24)
5992 Spur Street Riverside California Evan Stanley’s home ALPCA Southern California Region as we return to our backyard roots for a FABULOUS FALL FESTIVAL in Evan Stanley’s HUGE back yard, 5992 Spur Street in Riverside. The site is surrounded by fences displaying Evan and Paula’s colorful collection of plates. Southern California has some of the best Fall weather around, so you don’t want to miss this one! Lots of room for displays! Plan on joining us. $10 member/$5 guest. Lunch and Tag-A-Long (newsletter) will be provided. RSVPs to Ed Wagner ( - 760-662-9219)or Gary Speck ( - 951-313-4234)
(November 7)
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 2:00 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 'TBD' and the Long Distance Award. For more information, please contact or call 520-733-3391.,
(November 8)
99 Erdman Way Leominster Massachusetts Doubletree by Hilton ALPCA Colonial Region meet at DoubleTree by Hilton, 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, MA. SUNDAY November 8. 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. The Region invites you to return with us in the fall of 2020 to the same site that has hosted our blockbuster meets for the past six years. The Sunday meet format has proven to be popular and well attended; with attendance of 155 ALPCA members plus guests at the fall 2019 meet! The DoubleTree 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’ve ever had under one roof at prior meet sites. With annual attendance topping 100 at our Leominster Colonial Region fall meets, you will see friends that you may not have seen in years, meet new ones, and possibly have access to the most plates outside of attending 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 updates as the date draws closer – we will host a dinner event at a local restaurant (likely a different restaurant than in 2019) at 7:00 PM on Saturday night for those traveling in, as well as for those locals that would like to join us. Details will be posted on as the date draws closer. Lodging is available at the DoubleTree at the negotiated rate of $124.00 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. See you in November!
(November 21)
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.
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