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IMPORTANT: ALPCA Regional Meets are not open to the general public. New collectors who have never been ALPCA members, and who would like to attend an ALPCA meet, should contact the regional host for details about admittance and requirements. Regional Meets and their hosts must adhere to ALPCA club rules.

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ALPCA Regional meets | Independent meets

Date Address City State Place Description
(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, and Joe Sharp (10402) at (423) 559-0836, email:
(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 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 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
(September 30)
4853 E Thomas Road Phoenix Arizona VFW Post 720 LOCATION CHANGE: ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society (ALPS) Fall meet at the VFW Post #720, not too far from 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. This site has plenty of tables and space, so feel free to bring those large displays or extra plates you need to sell. 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, e-mail, or search Arizona License Plate Society on Facebook.
(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 or you can find J.D. on Facebook.
(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
(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 or
(October 21)
3302 Airport Road Temple Texas VFW Hall ALPCA Texas Region Fall Meet at the VFW Hall located at 3302 Airport Road in Temple, Texas; Meet starts at 7:00 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 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
(October 28)
120 Broemel Place Pennington New Jersey Pennington Fire Company ALPCA Garden State Region Ninth Annual Fall Meet at Pennington Fire Company, 120 Broemel Place in Pennington, NJ. Hours 8:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. Registration $5.00 Tables $10.00. Bring your extra plates for our donation auction! Come join us at a new location in Central NJ!!! 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
(October 28)
9750 South 300 West Sandy Utah Larry H. Miller Salt Lake Community College ALPCA Utah This is the Place Region will hold its Fall Meet on Saturday, Oct 28 from 8:30am - 1:00pm at the Larry H. Miller Salt Lake Community College at 9750 South 300 West in Sandy, Utah. Watch for registration and our special Fall Plate meet details. A plate auction is also planned. As usual, lunch will be free for those who pre-register by Oct 23.
(October 28)
2707 Patricia Avenue West Los Angeles California Ketchum Residence ALPCA Southern California Region meet at the home of Mitchell Ketchum, 2707 Patricia Avenue in West Los Angeles, 90064. Hours 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Display theme of your choice. Registration $10.00 per member or $5.00 per guest. Contact John Boal at 909-215-0589 or, or
(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 or call 520-733-3391.,
(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 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. See you in November!
(December 2)
TBD Livermore California TBD The Gold Rush Region of ALPCA invites plate collectors to our annual December meet. We will meet in the Livermore area on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Please save the date and time. We will update the specific location shortly.
(January 6, 2018)
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
(March 2-3, 2018)
1398 Livingston Road Crossville Tennessee Cumberland County Community Complex ALPCA Music City Region 25th 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
(March 21-23, 2018)
200 S Water St Henderson Nevada Henderson Convention Center ALPCA Silver State Region meet at Henderson Convention Center. 200 S Water St. Three day meet from Wed March 21 to Friday March 23. A Tuesday parking lot sale will take place at the nearby Fiesta Henderson hotel and casino. Details to follow as they become available. Questions, contact Jeff Francis at, visit
(April 6-7, 2018)
1576 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!
(April 7, 2018)
2162 Veterans Boulevard Massapequa New York ELKS Lodge ALPCA Long Island Regional 41st Annual Meet at the ELKS Lodge, 2162 Veterans Boulevard, Massapequa, New York (same location as previous years). Time 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Set-up begins 7:30. Hosts: George Barnes 631-281-4559 and Jimmy Smith (Smitty) ALPCA Registration $10 per table, walk-in $5 each. Please call or e-mail to reserve tables or for further info. Free coffee. Donation Auction, Best of Show, Breakfast, Beverages and Lunch offered by the Elks.
(May 5, 2018)
1800 New Garden Rd Greensboro North Carolina New Garden Moose Lodge ALPCA Carolina's Collector's Club (CCC) regional meet at New Garden Moose Lodge, 1800 New Garden Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410. The lodge is a fantastic facility with its large room and plenty of tables and chairs. The level entry allows easy access with hand trucks. The meet hours are 8am until 3pm. Our Greensboro meets have historically been well attended. Entry fee is $5, tables are $5 each. This meet's theme will be city or county plates depending on jurisdiction issue. Bring singles or mounted displays to show your treasures. We will give the longest distance attendee $75 to help with your gas costs. This is an ALPCA sanctioned tag meet. Only ALPCA members or prospective members will be allowed entry. This will likely be the only CCC meet for 2018, so don't miss out on having a ton of fun under our new leadership. Meet host Kenny O'Dell at 336.312.9445 or
(June 2, 2018)
7723 Hamilton Boulevard Trexlertown Pennsylvania Trexlertown Fire (Goodwill) Company ALPCA Region #1 28th Annual Meet at Trexlertown Fire (Goodwill) Company, 7723 Hamilton Boulevard, Trexlertown (Breinigsville PA- GPS Address) 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/Guest. Displays always welcome. Contact Walt Poposki (610) 799-0585 or at
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