Next 3 Meeting Dates
May 20-21, 2023-
Annual Display Show & Banquet
Special Guest: High-Standard Collectors Assoc.
July 22-23, 2023 - Wilmington,
OH: Our friends
from the Ruger Owners & Collectors Society (ROCS) and Remington
Society of America (RSA) will be sharing their wonderful
displays and knowledge.
Sept. 16-17, 2023 - Wilmington,
(Winchester Arms Collectors Association) will be back along with
The German Gun Collectors Association. Plus, on
Sept. 16 is a free Hunters Education course lead by ODNR and
OHTEIA. More info coming soon.
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Spring 2023 Newsletter
Northern, Ohio Show April 29-30, 2023
Was a Big Hit
Thank you for your support of the April 29-30 meeting at the
Medina County Fairgrounds Community Center. We had a
fantastic turnout with over 800 guests!
Display Show & Banquet May 2023
Get ready for one of the best Display Shows in the gun collecting
world May 20 & 21.
know that you are acknowledged for your hard work and dedication.
vote in person for the “Member’s Choice” award on Sat. May 20th..
The Banquet will take place in the lobby Therefore the lobby will be
closed approximately 3:30-5 pm and alternate entrances/exits will be
posted in the N and S lobbies. Bonus: look for special exhibits by
The High Standard Collectors Association.
Tickets are on sale
now for the Banquet.
It is a fun, lighthearted, social event.
Book Signing May 20-21
Stop by the “Author’s Corner” and posted tables during the May
meeting and meet fellow members who have authored firearms-related
books. Likewise if you are an author and have not yet signed up
contact the business Office.
Application and Guest Pass Forms
Guest Passes (for use by current members):
Guest Passes are in the newsletter.
For security reasons the form is not (yet) online. If you are a
member and would like a copy of a form
call (330) 467-5733 or email
email@example.com. Guest Passes are $15. Members may bring up to 4 guests per meeting.
Guests are limited to 2 visits per life.
Members may reserve tables for up to two shows at a time
per table. Tables may be rented via mail, phone, or in person during a
meeting for the next 2 meetings.
allow two members to share a table with Friday trading privileges
for both members. The cost to co-share is a flat fee of
$20 no matter how many tables are shared. A “Tableholder Pass”
will be issued for each member but no “Helper Pass.” Each individual
will share responsibility of the table or tables and both will have
trading privileges during set-up times. Request a form at the Tables
Desk or at
or (330) 467-5733.
2023 PAC Raffle Prizes - 6 Great Prizes
(Correction from the Spring
2023 "Interim" Newsletter)
very fine Colt King Cobra Target Pistol, 4” SS 357 Magazine, LNIB.
L. H. Smith miniature single shot pistol with presentation case and
leather carry bag.
mint Savage Model 110 bolt action rifle w/Bushnell Engage 3x-9x
scope, 350 Legend cal.
Ruger American rifle 22LR with Ruger case and ammo.
Smith & Wesson model SD9 VE 9mm pistol with one mag and gun rug.
2022 ROCS collector’s knife with leather sheath.
Please excuse the printer gremlins that got into out prize list in
the Spring 2023 Interim newsletter. Above is the correct list of
prizes. The Annual OGCA PAC raffle kicks off at the May 20-21 show
and you can pick up tickets at the PAC booth, Business Office desk,
Marty Capito’s tables at U 12 & 16 (orange flag). A sheet of 5
tickets will be enclosed with your 16 page Summer Member’s
Newsletter that you will receive in mid-June. A donation of $5 for
one ticket or just $20 for 5 is all it takes for a chance to win.
The drawing is Sunday, September 17th at noon, and winners need not
There will be an
"early bird" drawing
on Sunday July 23 at noon for a damascus hunting knife by Bent Creek
Knives of Texas courtesy of father and son members Roy E. Crowthers
and Roy A. Crowthers. (The winning early bird ticket returns
to the drum for a chance to win again.)
Membership Dues Reminder
Members: your Dues Statement was mailed
at the end of October. This is just a reminder to those who have
memberships expired Dec. 31, 2022 that you can mail a check with
the a minimum of 3-years dues to re-up: OGCA PO Box 670406,
Sagamore Hills, OH and if possible write your member number on the memo section
of your check.
You can pay online 24/7
on our secure Online Dues Payment Program
by Clicking Here;
and select the “Pay Dues Here” link. If
you have never paid online before, simply create a login with your
working email address. Be sure the email is typed correctly so that
you receive a confirmation by email. If you have forgotten your
password just click the “forgot password” link at login.
One Year $45
One year Active Duty Military Free
Three years $110
Five years $165
Sr. Life (65+ with proof of age) $700
Keeping your dues current will ensure you to receive newsletter
mailings, event updates, and have valid credentials to attend the
shows including the added northern meetings announced above. If your
dues lapse beyond the March 31st grace period you must pay a minimum
of 3 years dues (per the OGCA by-laws) to maintain your membership
status and keep your member number.
Please allow 3 weeks for processing.
Thank You for your support!
Members who left in good
standing and whose dues expired years ago now have several ways
to re-join/re-apply. See the
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OGCA Videos By and For Members
We kicked off the 2022 by bringing OGCA to you.
Click on the links below to view two fantastic videos by OGCA
members! Enjoy this special treat courtesy of Leonardo M. Antaris. To
join our email list to have upcoming videos and information emailed
to you, email
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email list." You can unsubscribe at anytime.
Collecting WW2 M1A1 Paratroopers Expert Interview with Bill Pearce
Single Action. UNBELIEVABLE HISTORY Expert Interview with Joe
In Remembrance of
Sherman M Kirkland
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