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Upcoming Meets in the Southwest area:

August 6 - Tucson, AZ

Barrio Brewing Company
800 E 16th St
Tucson, AZ

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ALPCA Arizona License Plate Society meet at Barrio Brewing Company at 800 E 16th St in Tucson. Registration fee $10.00 for ALL attendees. Hours 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, please do not arrive before 7:30. Site is a micro-brewery near downtown. Display theme is 'Tabs, Toppers, Frames, and Attachments' with awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, as well as the long distance award. Tables are small and may be limited, please bring your own if you require more than one table. RSVP by Aug 3 to Dean at 520-733-3391 or email Clark at Thanks! See you there!

August 13 - Buellton, CA

Mendenhall Museum
24 Zaca Street
Buellton, CA

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ALPCA Southern California Region Summer Meet in wine country! Officially known as Mendenhall Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana. Located at 24 Zaca St., Buellton, CA 93427. It is a TOTALLY BITCHIN’ place for a meet. Mark Mendenhall collects signs, cars, plates, petroliana memorabilia, and a tad of dust. Hours for the meet 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Museum opens at 11:00, the meet will be outdoors in a partially covered courtyard area. In the local area, there are several good wineries in the area and the Danish town of Solvang is only a few miles away on Hwy 246. $10.00 registration for members, $6.00 for guests. Contact or John Boal at 909-215-0589 for more information.

September 2-3 - Golden, CO

Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 West 6th Ave
Golden, CO

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ALPCA Rocky Mountain Region 40th Annual Meet at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds 15200 West 6th Ave in Golden Colorado. Hours are Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM & Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Tables are $10 ea. or a $5 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 11:30 Awards for Long Distance, Favorite Plate, and Best Display. Always over 100 in attendance every year. Contact Ron Yaeger [303] 456-0409 or Please be advised that this meet usually starts to break up in the early afternoon after the auction, as a few members have long drives home. So arrive early on Saturday to have the best chance of finding what you are looking for.

September 10 - Fresno, CA

172 W. Jefferson Ave
Fresno, CA

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ALPCA Gold Rush Region will co-host a meet with the SoCal Region 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 (760) 420-9691 for more information.

September 24 - Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum
3534 East Broadway Road
Phoenix, AZ

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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 theme 'Foreign Plates', plus the long distance award. RSVP to Dean Sandvold, (520) 733-3391 before Sept 21. For details visit, e-mail, or search Arizona License Plate Society on Facebook. Check out the Museum online at

November 19 - Maricopa, AZ

Raceway Bar and Grill
49237 W Papago Road
Maricopa, AZ

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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 "Americana". Also the Greg 'Zeke' Donaldson favorite plates award and the Long Distance Award. For more information, please contact or call 520-733-3391.,

March 22-24, 2017 - Henderson, NV

Henderson Convention Center
200 S Water Street
Henderson, NV

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ALPCA Silver State Region returns to its roots with the 2017 meet at Henderson Convention Center. Plans are still evolving but there will be a three day meet from Wed March 22 to Friday March 24. 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

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