SOUTHERN SWAPFEST 2017: March 21 through March 25, 2017. Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Tampa North. (813) 971-7690). Room rates: Single - $89 per night, Single Deluxe - $99 per night, Executive Suite - $109 per night. Latest details at http://www.southernswapfla. com or contact Frank Denzler fank111@aol.com

TRANS CANADA SWAPFEST 2017: April 27-29, Radisson Hotel, Kitchener, Ont. CAN. (519-894-9500 ) Room rate: $105.99 (2 queens or 1 king) and $130.99 (suite). The hotel is providing certificates for 3 nights accommodation that the club will use as prizes in its raffle. FMI: Morris Pasternak, 51 Beaufort Hills Road, Richmond Hill, Ont. CAN L4E 2N2 pasternakmorris@gmail.com
AMCAL 2017: May 3-5. Days Inn, Palm Springs, CA. (760-416-2333). Room: $80 King/Double. $25 registration includes Mexican dinner. FMI: web site or Denise McKinney, dmckinneybooks@gmail.com. Sponsored by Angelus MC.
UES 2017: June 7-11, Location ?, Room: $82 single or double/$105 suite. More info coming.
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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