2018 Schedule
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.
Tobacciana Conference: May 31-Jun 2, 2018. Tuscany Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV (813-971-7690). Rooms: $69 (S-Th)/$119 (F&S)+ tax. A melding of groups related to Tobacco and related items.
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.)
RMS 2018 Convention: Hard Rock Hotel/Casino, 777 W Cherokee St., Catoosa, OK 74015 1 (800) 760-6700. Room rates: $115.00. Click for latest details.
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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