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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 will 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. 

Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show is the original Tulsa gun show. With over 4,100 tables that would stretch 5.7 miles if placed end to end all in an 11 acre room, it is the largest gun show in the world. Rock Island Auction Company will be accepting consignments during the show in addition to our display of historic arms and collectibles from our upcoming auctions. 

 

The 2023 Annual Meetings & Exhibits will take place at the Indiana Convention Center on April 14-16, 2023 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Exhibit Hall is open all three days and will showcase over 14 acres of the latest guns and gear.

Rock Island Auction Company will be located in booth #3440 with a breathtaking display of high-pedigree firearms from every corner of the collecting world from upcoming auctions. 

In honor of the Texas Ranger Bicentennial Celebration, the Texas Gun Collector's Association (TGCA) will assemble a broad representation of Texas Ranger owned guns and other Texas Ranger related items that served the Texas Rangers throughout their history for the 2023 TGCA Spring Show, Auction & Meeting. The event will take place at the Waco Convention Center in Waco, TX.  

Table location TBA. 

The Southern Side by Side Championship & Exhibition draws shooters, gun makers, outdoor enthusiasts, artisans, and historians from around the world to celebrate the rich tradition of wing shooting over a thrilling weekedn of friendly compeitions, exhibitions, and fellowship. The event will take place at Deep River Sporting Clays in Sanford, NC.

The Colorado Gun Collectors Association (CGCA) is a Colorado Not-for-profit Corporation that was formed in 1964 by several Denver area collectors with a mutual interest.The CGCA 57th Annual Gun Show will take place at the Island Grove Event Center in Greeley, CO.

 

Table information TBA. 

The Annual Winchester Arms Collctors Association (WACA) Cody Show will feature over 300 trade and display tables. Running July 14-16, 2023, the even will be held at the Riley Arena in Cody, WY.

 

Bring your firearms and collectibles to the Rock Island Auction Company table to get started in the consignment process with the #1 firearms auction house in the world. 

For more than three decades The Big Reno Show has been the premier show for buyers, sellers and collectors of antique and modern firearms, cowboy, Indian and western memorabilia, rare and hard-to-find collectibles – art, books, fishing rods and reels and much more. Don't miss The Big Reno at its new home – the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, NV, and for the Summer Show. 

 

Table location TBA. 

The 44th Annual Colt Collectors Association (CCA) All Colt Gun Show will take place October 5-7, 2023 in Scottsdale, Arizona. CCA is dedicated to the preservation of Colt firearms and other items produced by the Company, along with the study of the history relating to their development and usage.

Visit with RIAC where you can explore some of the amazing items, weapons, and artifacts from across history from our upcoming auctions. 

Since February 1950 the Texas Gun Collectors Association (TGCA), an NRA affiliated organization, has been meeting regularly in hotels and meeting halls in various major cities throughout the state, combining association business with fellowship and a free exchange of interests in the world of antique and classic arms collecting. The TGCA Fall Show, Auction & Meeting promises to be bigger and better, and will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Denton, TX. 

Table Location TBA. 

Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show is the original Tulsa gun show. With over 4,100 tables that would stretch 5.7 miles if placed end to end all in an 11 acre room, it is the largest gun show in the world. Rock Island Auction Company will be accepting consignments during the show in addition to our display of historic arms and collectibles from our upcoming auctions. 

Table Information TBD. 

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