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.
------- OGCA Meetings
are strictly LIMITED to members and their guests ------
2021 Member's Newsletter (click to read)
Dues Payment Click Here
you in Advance for a Great, Big, Safe March 13-14
will be our 4th meeting under Covid safety protocols. We
expect to sell out tables and plan to have a great, big,
safe meeting. We want to thank YOU in advance for
following the safety regulations required for us to hold
Look for our new large outdoor flags for the
exit. (See aerial
photo, below.) The “early morning” entrance allows for
greater indoor space for distancing the “early morning
line.” Once the rush is over the entrance will move to
the main foyer for the rest of the day. The Exit is
located at another door in the main foyer. Attendees
will be counted, and therefore you must go “in” the
entrance and “out” the exit.
Great News -
Those arriving after 8:30 am have had
little to no wait at the last 3 shows. Consider remaining in your
vehicle if you arrive before 8:30 am. With a maximum capacity of
2,240 people, we have had plenty of room for attendees, but we do
need your patience and cooperation on social distancing upon
entering and for temperature taking.
Sunday March 14, 2021 is "Pin Day" -
With March being our biggest show, to encourage people
to attend on Sunday we will give away collectible
commemorative OGCA pins all day on Sunday, March 14
while supplies last.. One per person.
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) Temperatures will be taken at the door and you will
be given a sticker.
3) Follow signage including one-way east/west aisles.
4) Maintain 6-foot social distancing.
5) Do not walk the show in groups larger than 2 so that
aisle ways are not constricted.
6) Wash your hands! Hand sanitizing stations will be in
7) All guns must be checked and tied. Follow all gun
show etiquette. Never touch a gun without asking
8) The corridor connecting the hall, hotel and Max &
Ermas will be open.
9) 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
10) 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
Please remember to visit this "home" page at www.ogca.com before you leave for any updates, changes
and news. 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
8:30 AM - 5 PM, Saturday; 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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To review BATF Notice to
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.