Shows & Events
Listed below are upcoming shows or events of interest to collectors of Police, Fire, Military and other Law Enforcement Memorabilia.
If you have a show you would like listed (FREE) please click on the link below and provide us with the details via our simple form.
CA - 35th Annual Porky D. Swine Police Memorabilia Show
LOCATION: Taylor Hall, 1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711
HOSTED BY: Claremont Police Department
SETUP: Table setup starts at 7:30am
TABLES: $35.00 EACH (includes one admission tickets
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Chief Dennis Smith; firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
All proceeds benefit the Irwindale and Claremont Police Explorers Posts.
DESCRIPTION: California's longest running patch and badge police collectibles swap meet. Displays only may be placed free of charge on the stage area. There will be a display contest, food, drinks and lots of fun. Badges-patches-toy police cars-buckles-photos-historical documents-hats-helmets-cuffs-antique batons-mini badges-T-shirts-pins and more!
Gene Gianuzzi - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Dennis B. Smith - email@example.com
Bill Selonek - firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Cardaras - email@example.com
Dan Gurule - firstname.lastname@example.org
Gerry Skinner - email@example.com
WEB SITE: www.porkydswine.com
DIRECTIONS: From all areas take I-10 (San Bernardino Freeway) to Indian Hill Blvd. Go North approximately 2 1/2 miles on Indian Hill Blvd. to Taylor Hall - or - From the 210 (Foothill) Freeway exit Towne Avenue, go North one block turning East on Baseline Road to South on Indian Hill Blvd. to show location. Exclusive hotel for event is the Doubletree, 555 W. Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711 (reg $239 to $309 a night just $89 a night for the show). Click on this link to make your reservations: www.doubletreeclaremont.com Enter Group/Convention code PMB.
IN - 2016 NATIONAL POLICE COLLECTORS SHOW
LOCATION: Indianapolis Convention Center, 100 S Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225
TIME: August 20 9AM to 5PM, August 21, 9AM to 3PM
HOSTED BY: Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
SETUP TIME: August 19
TABLE COST: Trade $80
ADMISSION COST: $5 Children under 12 free
INFORMATION: Join collectors from around the world as they descend on Indianapolis for the 2016 National Police Collectors Show. Patches, badges, toys and other novelty items of the profession. Many collectors are bringing their own personal collection to display for everyone to see. There will be prizes for: Best Patch Display, Best Badge Display, Best Overall Display, and Most Unique Display. Host hotel: Hyatt Regency Indianapolis Venue: Indianapolis Convention Center
HOSTS: Matt Morgan firstname.lastname@example.org
GA - 3rd Annual Southeast Patch and Badge Trade Show
LOCATION: Gresham Gymnasium at Georgia Baptist Conference Center, 4243 U.S. Highway 319, Norman Park, GA 31771
TIME: 9AM - 3PM
HOSTED BY: Norman Park Police Department
SETUP TIME: 7AM
TABLE COST: $15
INFORMATION: The 3rd Annual Southeast Patch and Badge Trade Show wii be held on November 12, 2016, 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM in Gresham Gymnasium on the campus of Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Norman Park, Georgia. G.B.C.C. is located at 4243 U.S. Highway 319, 7 miles north of Moultrie and 17 miles south of Tifton, Georgia / I-75. Norman Park makes a great day trip from the Atlanta or Tallahassee areas. Visitors can expect lots of law enforcement patches and badges for sell or trade. You will also be able to find historic uniforms, hats, equipment, toys and much more. In addition to law enforcement memorabilia collectors will also find fire and rescue memorbilia. Again, an award will be presented to the Most Unique Display at Show. Registration fee for table holders will be $15.00 (no limit on the number of tables up to 5). Registar early if more than 2 tables are needed. Lunch will be provided for table holders and one guest. Walk-in guest will be admitted to the show free of charge. On-site lodging will be available on the night prior to the show (NOTE: this year on-site lodging can ONLY be obtained by visiting www.mynormanpark.com or calling G.B.C.C. at 229-769-3011). For further information or a registration package please email Jeremy Henry at email@example.com or call 229-873-0278 or 229-769-3611.
HOSTS: Norman Park Police Department
DIRECTIONS: This show will be held at the Gresham Gymnasium on the campus of Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Norman Park, Georgia. G.B.C.C. is located at 4243 U.S. Highway 319, 7 miles north of Moultrie and 17 miles south of Tifton, Georgia / I-75.
2nd Mesa-Phoenix Law Enforcement Collectible Show
LOCATION: Windemere Hotel & Conference Center, 5750 E. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85207
TIME: 9 AM - 2 PM
HOSTED BY: WINDEMERE HOTEL & RESORT CENTER 5750 E. MAIN STREET, MESA, ARIZONA 85205 PHONE #: 1-800-888-3561 / 480- 985-3600
SETUP TIME: 8 AM
TABLE COST: $30
ADMISSION COST: $4, kids free
INFORMATION: LOCATION: WINDEMERE HOTEL & RESORT CENTER 5750 E. MAIN STREET, MESA, ARIZONA 85205 PHONE #: 1-800-888-3561 / 480- 985-3600, *special room rates of $ 49.00 for rooms reserved for the show even if before or after show. Call and mention Police Collectible Rates. If enough people reserve rooms, will have a “Pre-show” get together at the Hotel. Hotel has a website to see the facilities: www.windemerehotelmesa.com TABLES: 45 tables are available. Tables are $ 30.00 and need to be PREPAID! ** SEND PAYMENT TO: Jim Ward, 7757 E. Caballero Circle, Mesa, AZ 85207 ADMISSION: $ 4.00 DONATION – KIDS FREE * 1 TABLE HOLDER ASSISTANT IS FREE! Email if questions: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 480-699-4559 (home); cell phone is 419-656-4115. The first show was SOLD OUT. Show was well attended with a nice mixture of law enforcement collectible items. Show is being hosted by Jim & Shirley Ward. Jim is retired Chief of Police from Ohio now residing in Mesa, AZ. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Hope to have another great show. Nice location with pool/hot tub; bring your family and make a weekend getaway.
IL - ILEETA Police Collectors Show
LOCATION: Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090
HOSTED BY: The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association
TABLES: $15.00 EACH (donation to COPS)
ADMISSION: General Admission $5.00 donation to COPS
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Tom Engelmann, 315-569-7212, email@example.com
DESCRIPTION: The International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association will be sponsoring a Police Memorabilia Collectors Show during its annual training conference. The show starts at 1pm and ends at 8pm. A $5 donation will be requested at the door. A $15 donation will be requested for a table. All proceeds will be donated to Concerns of Police Survivors. If you have any questions or wish to reserve a table contact Tom Engelmann at 315-569-7212 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VA - Fairfax County Police Association Badge & Patch Show
LOCATION: Fairfax County Police Association Hall, 5625 Revercomb Court, Fairfax, VA 22030
TIME: 10AM - 3PM
HOSTED BY: Fairfax County Police Association
SETUP TIME: 9:00AM
TABLE COST: $20
ADMISSION: $5 - Spouses and children free
INFORMATION: For table reservations make checks payable to FCPA and mail to PO Box 917, Purcellville, VA 20134-0917. Tables are assigned on a first come first serve basis. Food & Drink available for purchase, Plenty of free parking, numerous local hotels and trophies will be awarded. For additional information contact Larry or Bill at email@example.com
HOSTS: Fairfax County Police Association
From Richmond, VA and points South:
I-95 to VA 286 North (Fairfax Co. Pky.)
Left on Popes Head Road
Left on Revercomb Court
Left into parking lot (follow sign)
From Baltimore, MD and points North:
I-95 to I-495
I-495 West to I-495 South
I-66 to VA 286 South (Fairfax Co. Pky.)
Right on Popes Head Road
Left on Revercomb Court
Left into parking lot (follow sign)