Frequently Asked Questions
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When will I be able to buy tickets for The National?
Tickets and VIP packages will go on sale in March 2017. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter and be first to know the exact date and time that tickets will first go on sale!
I need help finding information about or to purchase tickets for autograph guests.
Autograph Tickets for The National are sold by Tristar Productions through their web site beginning in late May.
Is there a schedule of events for The National?
Is there a list of all the dealers that will be attending The National?
What hotel should I stay at?
Hotel information will be available soon. Remember, Conference Housing is the exclusive housing agent for the 38th National and has negotiated discounted hotel rates for anyone attending The National. Our group rates are limited and will sell out! Book early to guarantee your hotel and bed type.
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How do I keep up with news regarding this year's National?
- The first way is signing up for our email newsletter on on the page.
- The next is following us on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram, and YouTube. Here is where you can keep up with announcements and check out the great community of collectors that make The National the best in the world every year!
- Lastly, check our site often and bookmark our news section !
I'm a dealer and want to signup for this year's National. Where do I go?
If I buy a VIP package, can my child 12 years and younger attend with me?
Yes, Children 12 and under are admitted free and may accompany a paid VIP to all National events. They won’t, however, receive any of the VIP gifts or autographs.
Can I use a Single-Day General Admission Ticket to get into the Sneak Peek on Wednesday?
Yes, a General Admission Ticket will admit you to any one day of the National. A General Admission Ticket may be used for the Sneak Peek on Wednesday evening OR for any single day of the National Thursday-Sunday.
Can I rent a motorized scooter or wheelchair for use at the Convention Center?