Welcome to The Ohio Gun
Collectors Association home page.
OGCA is a
not-for-profit corporation that promotes friendship for
the collection, possession, and use
of arms by responsible persons.
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2021 Member's Newsletter (click to read)
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the May 8-9, 2021 Meeting and Annual OGCA Display Show
The March meeting was fantastic, and
we are grateful for an incredible 240 new applicants,
558 guests and a sold-out show!
We appreciate your ongoing compliance with Covid-19
regulations necessary for us to continue holding our
Members: join us on May 8th & 9th for the
event we look forward to all year. The “May Show”
includes the nationally recognized Annual OGCA Display
Show along with hundreds of trade tables. Besides great
buying and selling opportunities, you will see unique
and interesting display-only exhibits. Be sure to
vote for your favorite display on Saturday. In
addition to the “Member’s Choice” award are cash prizes,
beautiful plaques and four Minuteman Freedom bronzes.
The Display Show is one of the most educational events
to bring your family and friends to. Plus meet the
members who “wrote the book” in the “Authors Corner.”
Guest Pass forms and Table Applications for May are on
pages 11-14 of your last (Spring ‘21) newsletter. If you
need copies simply email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (330)
467-5733. Guest pass forms are also available to members
on-site. Tables sold out fast in March, but there are
plenty of tables left for May as of this writing.
Are you interested in displaying and competing for a
Bronze Minuteman (valued at over $4,000) and/or prize
money totaling $3,400? The deadline to enter the Display
Show is April 23, 2021. Call Sandra Schwab at (330)
467-5733 or email
to request a “DS” packet. More information on
under News tab, "Display Show 2021: It is not that Hard to Present an Engaging
Several spots remain in the Author’s
Corner for members who have written firearm-related
books. (You may also sign books from your trade table.)
Contact the Business Office if you are interested in
participating in the May 8 & 9 book signing and have not
already signed up.
We must skip the May banquet this year due to Covid-19
spacing issues, but we are planning a heck of a shindig
for 2022. Next year’s Annual Display Show and Banquet is
April 30-May 1, 2022.
Please visit this "home" page at
www.ogca.com for any updates, changes
and news on Covid-19.
[March 23, 2021] FACE COVERINGS
ARE MANDATORY. If you are unable to wear a mask,
please skip the meeting. There is no exemption to the
use of masks and they must meet CDC requirements. If you
do not have a mask, they will be provided for free. Face
covering must cover the nose, mouth and chin.
1) For everyone’s safety take care to social distance in
2) Follow signage including one-way east/west aisles.
3) Maintain 6-foot social distancing.
4) Do not walk the show in groups larger than 2 so that
aisle ways are not constricted.
5) Wash your hands! Hand sanitizing stations will be in
6) All guns must be checked and tied. Follow all gun
show etiquette. Never touch a gun without asking
7) The corridor connecting the hall, hotel and Max & Ermas will be open.
8) For the safety of our staff and volunteers do as much
as you can in advance by phone or email. For example,
guest badges can be done by mail. Likewise, if you can’t
find your paper badge insert, contact the business
office today and they will mail you your paper badge
9) Most importantly if you are sick or live with a
loved one who is at-risk please do not attend. With the
vaccine, it will not be long before everyone can be
The most up-to-date information about the the State of
Ohio’s recommendations can be found at
A COMPLETE SCHEDULE, DIRECTIONS AND
HOTELS, CLICK ON
Saturday 8:30 AM - 5 PM;
Sunday 8:30 AM -
for tableholders: Friday 3 PM - 9 PM;
Saturday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM; Sunday 7:30 am - 8:30 AM
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Gun Show Participants 5300.23A revised October 2016 click Here
Copies of this flier are available in the lobby at each
meeting and are posted in the hall.