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Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) has partnered with The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to bring the ultimate experience for everything hunting and the outdoors. You can find Rock Island Auction Company during the 10 day event in booth number 1443.


Admission is free and the event is open to the public. 

The DSC Convention and Expo is one of the biggest fundraising events in Texas. Over the past five years, the event has generated more than $5 million for conservation, education, and hunter advocacy initiatives around the world.


Join Rock Island Auction Company during DSC in booth #4707 to view an all-star lineup of legacy arms on display from upcoming auctions. 

The West Texas Hunting Extravaganza is put on by the West Texas Chapter Safari Club International, an organization dedicated to wildlife conservation, humanitarian, and educational efforts loclally and globally. 


Join RIAC in Midland, TX for this one day event. 

Long known for discerning collectors and enthusiasts, the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show offers a show experience unparalleled in the United States. Unique in the industry, the Show attracts Collectors, interested legislators, members of many Governmental agencies, Hollywood personalities, collector organizations and dealers from around the world.


Rock Island Auction Company can be found in Section D, Row D, Tables 1-10 with a display of historic arms and collectibles from our upcoming auctions. 

Whether your dream adventure is for midwest whitetails, an international expedition, fishing the world, or you have a passion for upland game and waterfowl, the SCI Convention has it, and so much more! 


RIAC can be in booth #1451 with a selection of exciting offerings from upcoming auctions. 

The Dakota Territory Gun Collectors Association (DTGCA) hosts fifteen gunshows throughout North and South Dakota, including the Sioux Falls Trophy Show, Marc 25-26. The show is organized to promote the Second Amendment freedoms for firearms collectors, firearms dealers, hunters, and other firearms enthusiasts. All proceeds are donated to local charities that are firearms related within the Dakotas.


RIAC will be in B19, tables 4-7. 

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