2017-2018
 
RMS CONVENTION 2017: August 20-27, 2017. Ramada Plaza Hotel (same as UES location), Hagerstown, MD. 301-797-2500. $82 Double/$105 US Mini Suite. More info to follow. Always check Convention Central at http://matchcover.org for latest details.
 
KEYSTONE-LEHIGH SWAPFEST: Oct. 19-22, 2017. Holiday Inn, Morgantown, PA. More details coming.
 
LONG BEACH OCTOBER SWAPFEST: Oct. 27-28, 2017. LaQuinta Inn & Suites. More details coming.
FMI: Bob Hiller, 2501 W. Sunflower Ave., #H5, S. Coast Metro, CA 92704-7532 (714-222-9328)
 
SOUTHERN SWAPFEST 2018: March 20 through March 25, 2018. Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites - Busch Gardens, Tampa, FL 33612 Latest details at http://www.southernswapfla. com or contact Frank Denzler fank111@aol.com
 
2018 TRANS CANADA SWAPFEST: Trans Canada MC is in discussions with the Radisson about hosting the 2018 Swapfest. Tentative dates are April 26th – 28th. Subject to confirmation, room and meeting space rates should be in the same ballpark as 2017.
 
AMCAL 2018: May 2-4, Palm Springs. Hosted by Angelus Matchcover Club. Latest details always posted at the AMCAL web site.
 
UES 2018: June 6-10, 2018. Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way, Hagerstown, MD 21740 301-797-2500 (room rate not announced yet, but will include hot breakfast.)
 
 
Annual Events To Watch For
 
  • March:
Southern Swapfest: Various locations within Florida. Typical activities: two big auctions, shoebox trading, table hopping, room hopping, local tours, displays.
  • April/May:
AMCAL Convention: The West's biggest (and only) convention. Locations are normall in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas. Big auctions; focus is on trading. Lots of fun!
 
Trans Canada Swapfest: In the Niagara Falls area. Typical activities: freebie tables, auction, displays, room hopping, local tour
  • June:
United Eastern Swapfest: Usually in Hagerstown, MD. Typical activities: trading, dealers tables, displays, auction, awards banquet.
  • August:
RMS Convention: Always in August, locations vary around the country. Typical activities: freebie tables, room hopping, 4-5 auctions (the biggest in the hobby), displays, local tours, dealers tables, regional/specialty club meetings, awards banquet.
  • October:
Long Beach Swapfest: always in the Los Angeles area. Typical activities: cigar box trading, Connecticut auctions, Bingo, ice cream social, local tour, trading, auction
 
Keystone-Lehigh Valley Swapfest: Always in PA. Typical activities: Freebie tables, bingo, trivia contest, costume party, room hopping, auctions, dealers tables, displays, awards banquet.

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