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 ------
2020 Member's Newsletter (click to read)
Thank you for a Great and Safe
September and November Show!
Next Meeting January 9-10, 2021
www.ogca.com periodically and especially before you
leave. OGCA falls under state guidelines for “retail”
and not “mass gatherings.” If we have to cancel it will
immediately be announced on our website and on our voice
mail message. Whenever possible we will send an email.
2) 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 outside the entrance
for free. Face covering must cover the nose, mouth and
3) Capacity of the
hall is limited to 2,240 for physical distancing. If you
arrive prior to 8:30 am dress for the weather and/or
stay in your car. Practice 6 feet social distancing in
any cues. Coats, umbrellas, etc. may be left on the coat
rack in the main foyer at your own risk.
4) Our “Cold Weather
Plan” for entering and exiting will be posted on our
website and we will have larger signage/flags for
entrances and exits. Our goal is to get people
efficiently inside and take temperatures while
maintaining social distancing especially during the
morning rush. Please be patient.
5) Guests are
welcome on Saturday and Sunday. Guest passes for both
January and March are on page 11.
6) Plenty of tables
in great spots are still available. Table Applications
for January and March are on page 13.
7) Follow signage
including one-way east/west aisles. Maintain 6-foot
social distancing. Do not walk the show in groups larger
than 2 so that aisle ways are not constricted. Wash your
hands! Hand sanitizing stations will be in place.
8) All guns must be
checked and tied. Follow all gun show etiquette. Never
touch a gun without asking permission.
9) If you exit and
wish to return you must re-enter at the designated main
entrance so that we can maintain an accurate count for
10) The corridor
connecting the hall, hotel and Max & Ermas will be open
throughout the January meeting.
11) If you paid your
dues but have not yet received your badge insert, no
worries, your 2020 badge is good for the January
12) Most importantly
if you are sick or live with a loved one who is at-risk
please do not attend.
Please remember to visit this "home" page at
www.ogca.com before you leave for any updates, changes
The most up-to-date information about the the State of
Ohio’s recommendations can be found at
Upcoming Meeting Dates
Jan. 9-10, 2021 *
March 13-14, 2021
A COMPLETE SCHEDULE, DIRECTIONS AND
HOTELS, CLICK ON
New Meeting Hours:
8:30 AM - 5 PM, Saturday; 8:30 AM -
set up hours per the article on the
Dues Payment Click Here
"Like us" on
our 3-page Brochure on OGCA, Joining and Safety (pdf)
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.
Out! Get Your Copy at the Next Meeting at the PAC table
Before they are all Gone!
Hard cover, 148 pages with over 350 photos and graphics.
Low suggested donation level of just $35. Made in
for tableholders: Friday 3 PM - 9 PM;
Saturday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM; Sunday 7:30 am - 8:30 AM
Saturday; 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 8:30 AM - 2
PM (Don't forget
we close at
2 PM on Sunday.)