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ALPCA Regional meets | Independent meets

Date Address City State Place Description
2017-04-29
(April 29)
10300 Courthouse Road Chesterfield Virginia Chesterfield County Fairground ALPCA Chesapeake Region spring meet: DATE IN PLATES MAGAZINE IS NOT CORRECT, REAL DATE IS 4/29/17 at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds exhibit hall, 10300 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Chesterfield is located just south of Richmond. Same location as past spring meets. Take I-95 or I-64 to Va. Route 288, then exit at Va. Route 10 east. Turn left at the first light onto Courthouse Road; fairgrounds are one mile on your right. This is a very large hall with a level, drive-up unloading area and eighty or more 6-foot tables available, so table reservations will not be needed. First table $10; additional tables $5 each; walk-ins $5. Donation auction will be held; refreshments and lunch provided. Awards for best motorcycle plate display, best general display, and furthest distance traveled. Detailed info at http://www.alpca-chesapeake.org/, or contact host Reid Williamson at geopathman@gmail.com or 703-629-3762.
2017-04-29
(April 29)
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 MAPA members, and $10.00 for non-MAPA members. 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
2017-04-29
(April 29)
13471 Gladstone Avenue Sylmar California Desermia House and Barn ALPCA Southern California Region meet at the Desermia House and Barn in the greater LA area, 13471 Gladstone Ave in Sylmar. Hours 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Display theme TBA. Admission $10 for members, $5 for guests. Contact John Boal, (909) 215-0589, e-mail calpl8z@boal.net.
2017-05-06
(May 6)
550 E Mercury Street Butte Montana Maroon Activity Center ALPCA Treasure State Region Meet at the Maroon Activity Center , 550 East Mercury Street, in uptown (not downtown) Butte, MT, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Free admission and free tables. Bring displays and also plates for the auction.We will have awards for best display and for longest distance traveled. See you all there. For more info call Mike Sullivan at (406)723-8115 or Wayne Raymond at (406)549-7983.
2017-05-06
(May 6)
1800 New Garden Road Greensboro North Carolina New Garden Moose Lodge ALPCA Carolinas Collectors Club (CCC) Regional Spring meet will be held at the New Garden Moose Lodge. The address is 1800 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410. The Moose Lodge has a fantastic facility. The very large room has plenty of tables and chairs and level entry allows excellent access for those with hand trucks. The meet will run from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Our Greensboro meets have historically been very well attended. Free admission and tables are $5 each. Current CCC members continue to receive one free table at each of our two meets per year. Please note: This is an ALPCA sanctioned tag meet. Only members of ALPCA will be allowed to attend or prospective members that plan to join ALPCA and the Carolinas Collections Club. Please direct inquiries to: Kenny O'Dell, 336.855.6869 or email kennyzkustomz@triad.rr.com
2017-05-06
(May 6)
1150 Village Ridge Point Monument Colorado Monument Academy LOCATION CHANGE: ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region ALPCA Annual Spring Meet - now in beautiful Monument Colorado, just north of Colorado Springs. The meet will now be held at Monument Academy, right off I-25 exit 161 - just a quarter mile east at 1150 Village Ridge Point, 80132. The location we've used for the past 11 years in Security has been put up for sale. The meet will be held from 7AM to 3PM. No admission charge, and we will have at least 50 tables available at $5 each. Chick-Fil-A lunch will be available on site for a reasonable fee. There will be a donation auction, so bring some extra plates along to help us cover the club expenses. Come early to make sure you find what you're looking for! We generally have around 70 in attendance, which always makes for a great meet. We look forward to seeing you there. Contact Jeff Richardson for more information - jeff@coloradorichardsons.com or 719-390-5333.
2017-05-13
(May 13)
586 Oasis Drive Santa Rosa California Cook Residence DATE CHANGE (Was 5/20): ALPCA Gold Rush Regional - Join us for a great day of collecting as we return to 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.
2017-05-20
(May 20)
3131 North Santa Ana Drive Tucson Arizona Findysz Garage ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society (ALPS) May meet at Joe Findysz' Residence at 3131 North Santa Ana Drive in Tucson. Hours 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Please do not arrive before 7:30. Registration is $5.00 for members and guests. Includes lunch with donation auction and business meeting to follow. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd plate in the display theme "Animal Graphics", plus the long distance award. RSVP to Dean Sandvold, (520) 733-3391 before May 17. For details visit http://www.alpsclub.us/, e-mail alpsclub@cox.net, or search Arizona License Plate Society on Facebook.
2017-06-02
(June 2-3)
1510 Sportsman's Lake Road NW Cullman Alabama Cullman County Fairgrounds ALPCA Heart of Dixie Region Inaugural Plate Meet at Cullman County Fairgrounds, 1510 Sportsman's Lake Road NW, Cullman, Alabama 35055, in beautiful Cullman, Alabama! Friday, June 2nd, will be from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Saturday, June 3rd, will be from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The closest I-65 exit to the fairgrounds, Exit 310, also has the most hotels, restaurants, and gas stations you can shake a stick at. There is a Holiday Inn Express, Comfort Suites, Hampton Inn, Sleep Inn, and a Best Western on Exit 310. There is also a new Wal-Mart on Exit 310. There is a Days Inn at the Exit 308, but only one gas station and no restaurants. Sportsman's Lake Road is off of Hwy 31 (the old Bee Line Hwy to you old timers), which runs North and South through Cullman. If you're coming North on Hwy 31 you turn left onto Sportsman's Lake Road, and if you're coming South on Hwy 31 you turn right onto it. Then, the fairgrounds is on the left as you come down Sportsman's Lake Road. Can't miss it. Tables are $10.00 and walk ins are $5.00. We will have a donation auction Saturday at 11:00 AM to help with region expenses. We also hope to have Heart of Dixie Region inaugural meet souvenir plates available. Don't miss out on these historic region plates for Alabama! There will be a BBQ stand on site all day Saturday with coffee, cold drinks, chips, and some of the best BBQ sandwiches around. Come join the fun! Contact Rick Thiot, ALPCA member 9110 for any questions at 256-338-0300 or rickthiot@gmail.com.
2017-06-03
(June 3)
7723 Hamilton Boulevard Trexlertown Pennsylvania Trexlertown Fire (Goodwill) Company ALPCA Region #1 - 27th Annual Meet at the Trexlertown Fire (Goodwill) Company, 7723 Hamilton Boulevard, Trexlertown (Breinigsville) PA. 7 AM to 2 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 but a huge parking lot! Please bring tables, chairs, etc if you wish. Admission fee is $5.00 per ALPCA member. Displays always welcome. Contact Walt Poposki (610) 799-0585 or at walterpoposki@gmail.com
2017-06-10
(June 10)
40 Black Mountain Rd Brattleboro Vermont Brattleboro VFW Post 1034 DATE CHANGE (Was 6/3) - ALPCA Colonial Region Spring Meet at the 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 return visit to the site that welcomed 77 members from 15 states and provinces, and boasted 65 tables at last year's spring meet. 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/ Mas state line, and one mile of the New Hampshire/Vermont state line. Local host Conrad Hughson can be reached with any questions at chughson@svcable.net, or (802) 387-4498. Check our website at http://www.alpcacolonial.org/ for further details and updates. See you in Brattleboro!
2017-06-25
(June 25)
9800 4th Street Albuquerque New Mexico Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center ALPCA Land of Enchantment Region Meet Sunday, June 25, at the Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center at 9800 4th Street, N.W. (near 4th and Alameda) in Albuquerque's beautiful North Valley. Many ALPCA members will be traveling across the country to attend the 2017 ALPCA National Meet which begins three days later in Ontario, California. The special arrangements for the Albuquerque meet will give us the opportunity to meet and greet the many, many ALPCAns who will be passing through on Interstate 25 and Interstate 40, and to buy, sell and trade plates with them. Our facility for this year is much larger in order to accommodate what we hope will be the largest attendance ever at an Albuquerque Land of Enchantment meet. The meet will run from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and all who are interested are invited to join our host Michael Wiener and the rest of us for lunch afterwards at the world famous El Pinto restaurant just a few blocks up 4th Street from the plate meet venue. Watch for our full-page in the April and June ALPCA magazines. Please save the date.... Sunday June 25th! We look forward to seeing you there!
2017-08-05
(August 5)
17641 North Black Canyon Highway Phoenix Arizona Martin Automobile Museum ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society (ALPS) Summer meet at Martin Automobile Museum at 17641 North Black Canyon Highway in Phoenix. This is on the frontage road just north of I-17 and Bell Road. Hours 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Please do not arrive before 7:30. Registration is $10.00 per person (Members and guests) Includes lunch with donation auction and business meeting to follow. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the theme "Motorcycle Plates", plus the long distance award. RSVP to Dean Sandvold, (520) 733-3391 before Aug 2. For details visit http://www.alpsclub.us/, e-mail alpsclub@cox.net, or search Arizona License Plate Society on Facebook. Check out the Martin Museum online at http://www.martinautomuseum.com/
2017-08-12
(August 12)
1125 St. Michaels Road Mount Airy Maryland St. Michael's Catholic Church of Poplar Springs ALPCA Chesapeake Region 8th annual summer plate meet at St. Michael's Catholic Church of Poplar Springs, 1125 St. Michaels Road, 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; walk-ins $5. Donation auction will be held; refreshments and lunch available. Awards for best pre-state, porcelain, or first year issue display; best general display; and furthest distance traveled. 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 http://www.alpca-chesapeake.org/, or contact Rick Kretschmer at rickkret@gmail.com or 919-553-7975 (home) or 919-673-7719 (cell).
2017-08-19
(August 19)
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 MAPA members, and $10.00 for non-MAPA members. 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
2017-09-01
(September 1-2)
15200 West 6th Ave Golden Colorado Jefferson County Fairgrounds ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region 41st Annual Meet at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 West 6th Avenue in Golden Colorado. Hours are Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM & Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Tables are $10.00 ea or a $5.00 walk in fee 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! Contact Ron Yaeger (303) 465-0409 or 1951rjy@gmail.com. Please be advised that this meet usually starts to break up in the early afternoon 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.
2017-09-22
(September 22-23)
200 Natures Trl. SW Cleveland Tennessee Tri-State Exhibition Center ALPCA Appalachian Foothills Region proudly presents the 28th 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 5:00 PM, head start trading and a pizza social in the meeting hall. Hours FRI 5:00 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 tudayishere@aol.com, and Joe Sharp (10402) at (423) 559-0836, email: josfsharp@aol.com
2017-09-23
(September 23)
1281 Bangor Road Nazareth Pennsylvania Plainfield Farmers' Grove ALPCA Region #1 Second 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 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 is on your left.
2017-09-30
(September 30)
1505 Gwynn Road Nesbit Mississippi American Legion Post #1990 ALPCA Magnolia Region 11th 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 pinkfloyd51@centurytel.net
2017-09-30
(September 30)
3534 East Broadway Road Phoenix Arizona Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society (ALPS) Fall meet at the Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum at 3534 East Broadway Road in Phoenix. This site is convenient to I-10 just south of Sky Harbor Airport. Hours 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Please do not arrive before 7:30. Registration is $10.00 per person (Members and guests) Includes lunch with donation auction and business meeting to follow. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the display category "Oddball Arizona", plus the long distance award. RSVP to Dean Sandvold, (520) 733-3391 before Sept 27. For details visit http://www.alpsclub.us/, e-mail alpsclub@cox.net, or search Arizona License Plate Society on Facebook. Check out the Museum online at http://www.azracingmuseum.com/
2017-10-14
(October 14)
803 Massachusetts St Elwood Kansas Elwood Community Center ALPCA Heartland Region 24th Annual Meet at Elwood Community Center, 803 Massachusetts Street in Elwood KS, from 8:00 a.m. to ???? p.m. (Please do not arrive before 7:00 a.m.) Elwood is located on U.S. Highway 36 just across the Missouri River bridge from St. Joseph MO. Souvenir plates will be available. Awards for Favorite Plate, Best Heartland Display, Best Non-Heartland Display, and Long Distance to be presented. Business Meeting/donation auction at noon. Admission $10 includes membership in the Region for a year. Plenty of lodging is available in the St. Joseph metro area. For more information contact J.D. Adams (641) 414-6876, e-mail jdadams@grm.net or you can find J.D. on Facebook.
2017-10-14
(October 14)
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 MAPA members, and $10.00 for non-MAPA members. 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
2017-10-15
(October 15)
500 S. Abbe Road Elyria Ohio Elyria VFW Post 1079 ALPCA Ohio Region 47th Annual Fall Meet at Elyria VFW Post 1079 - 500 S. Abbe Road, Elyria OH 44035 on SUNDAY October 15. 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
2017-10-28
(October 28)
1300 E 100 S Lebanon Indiana Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building ALPCA Hoosier State Regional 37th Annual meet will be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds Community Building located at 1300 E 100 S in Lebanon, IN. from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The site is adjacent to I-65 at exit 138, on 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 plate and Indiana and non-Indiana displays. In addition we will be giving away numerous door prizes, coffee and cake. Over the past 36 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.
2017-11-11
(November 11)
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. There will be about 50 tables which should be enough, but if we run short we will limit tables to two per member. Plenty of space if you are able to bring your own table. Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the display theme "Military and Veterans". 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/
2017-11-12
(November 12)
99 Erdman Way Leominister Massachusetts Doubletree by Hilton ALPCA Colonial Region invites you to return with us in Fall of 2017 to the same site that hosted our blockbuster meets for the past three years. The Sunday meet format has proven to be popular and well attended! The DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 99 Erdman Way, Leominster, Mass, boasts the largest hall space that we’ve ever had, at 7,800 square feet. With 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. 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. Please watch our region’s web page colonialregion@alpca.org for additional updates as the date draws closer – we will host a dinner event at the Longhorn Restaurant in Leominster 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!
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