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The 41st National Sports Collectors Convention will be held July 28-August 1, 2021 at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Chicago (Rosemont) IL

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2021 NATIONAL

Due to the Covid-19 virus the 2020 National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City has been cancelled. The 41st National will be held July 28-August 1, 2021 at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Chicago (Rosemont) IL.

If you are registered for a booth in Atlantic City and have previously submitted a Notice of Intent to Exhibit Form requesting us to rollover your payments to 2021 in Chicago, you don't need to do anything. We will automatically enter you into the Booth Selection process for 2021.  

If you are registered for Atlantic City and have not requested that your 2020 payments be rolled over, but wish to do so and exhibit at the 2021 National, please fill out a 2021 Notice of Intent to Exhibit Form and indicate in the payment area, "ROLLOVER FROM 2020".  Fax, mail or email the form to the National Office by 9/30/2020.

If you are registered for Atlantic City but do not wish to exhibit in Chicago in 2021, you may request a refund of the amounts paid for 2020.  Please fill out a 2020 Refund Request Form and send it to the National Office by 9/30/2020. 

We will assign booths for the 2021 National based on your 2019 booth location in Chicago. The Floor Plan for 2021 is almost identical to the plan used in our last Chicago Show.  An effort will be made to assure a location and booth space equivalent to your 2019 space. If you did not have booth space in Chicago 2019, we will attempt to assign the best available location.  At this time, we cannot accept requests for more booths than you had in Chicago in 2019. You will be notified of your booth assignments once we have completed this process.

If you were not registered for Atlantic City and did not have booth space in Chicago in 2019 and wish to request a booth for Chicago 2021, please fill out a 2021 Notice of Intent Form. Any unassigned booths will be available after all  dealers who were exhibiting in Atlantic City have been assigned. Once that is completed, we will begin to assign requests for space in Chicago 2021 in priority order. A maximum of 2 booth spaces may be requested.  Should all booths be assigned, a waiting list will be created. 

2021 Notice of Intent to Exhibit

2020 Booth Refund Request Form

2021 Floor Plan

Payment

Payment can be mailed or faxed to the National Office. If you are going to mail your payment, make your check payable to the 41st National and mail with the dealer contract to:

National Sports Collectors Convention, P.O. Box 1031, Edison, NJ 08818

If you are paying by credit, fax the contract and credit card authorization to 732-790-1265. Click below for the credit card payment form. Please contact Megan in the National Office if you have questions.

You can email her at NSCCOffice@aol.com or call 732-735-6683.

2021 Credit Card Form

Illinois Sales Tax Information

Sales Tax information from the State of Illinois will be posted soon.


SPECIAL NOTE TO NATIONAL EXHIBITORS

The NSCC Board of Directors thanks all our dealers for helping to make the National a tremendous success.  Because of your participation, the event has grown dramatically over the last several years. Recently, a trend has developed which impacts the continuing success of the National. On Sunday many exhibitors have violated the section of the booth agreement regarding dismantling booths and moving out during show hours on Sunday or before. As a result, attendees have objected and complained that they have not been able to experience a full show despite paying a full admission fee on Sunday. Dealers who have chosen to remain set up until show closing are impacted as well.

 Therefore, the NSCC Board of Directors is taking the following steps.

Going forward, exhibitors whose booths are not open for business at 3PM on Sunday of the National will lose 5 priority points.   They will then have to select their booth with the new priority group.  Ex: If you are a Priority 25, but are not set up on Sunday, August 2 at 3PM in 2020, you will be allowed to select booth space for the 2022 Cleveland National with the Priority 20 group . This will be for one year only unless a similar infraction occurs the following year. 

The contract that exhibitors sign to participate as an exhibitor at the National Sports Collectors Convention includes the following clause:

EXHIBITION TIMETABLE (TENTATIVE)                              

TUESDAY                                     8:00 AM – 4:00 PM          EARLY MOVE-IN

WEDNESDAY                              8:00 AM – 8:00 PM          MOVE-IN AND SNEAK PEEK

THURSDAY-SATURDAY           10:00 AM – 6:00 PM       EXHIBITION

SUNDAY                                       10:00 AM – 5:00 PM       EXHIBITION AND MOVE OUT

ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE FULLY SET-UP BY SHOW OPENING, AND ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS DURING ALL SHOW HOURS, NO DISMANTLING OR PACKING MAY BE STARTED BEFORE THE SHOW CLOSING ON SUNDAY. COOPERATION ON THIS POINT FROM ALL EXHIBITORS IS REQUIRED. ANY SPACE NOT OCCUPIED BY THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2020 BY 10:00 AM WILL CAUSE THE EXHIBITOR TO BE IN DEFAULT OF THIS CONTRACT. NOTE: TIMES AND DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

The Floor Plan for the 2021 National will be posted soon.



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