FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where can I get directions to the the Donald E Stephens Center? The Convention Center is located in Rosemont, IL near O'Hare International Airport and is very easy to find. You can plug the physical address 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont IL 60018 into your GPS or Use the following link for easy to follow directions. Directions to DES Center

When will I be able to buy tickets for the National? You can purchase and print your own tickets online beginning in March for both VIP week-long passes with an exclusive gift and autograph package as well as single day General Admission Tickets.

  How do I buy autograph tickets for National signers?  Autograph Tickets for the National are sold by Tristar Productions through their web site beginning in late May. Visit Tristar at http://www.tristarproductions.com/National/index.html

What are the hours for the National? The times listed below are tentative. Check the National Web Site regularly for up-to-date information.

If I buy a VIP ticket, can my child 12 years and younger attend with me?  Yes, Children 12 and under are admitted free and may accompany a paid VIP to all National events. They won't, however, receive any of the VIP gifts or autographs.

Can I use a Single-Day General Admission Ticket to get into the Sneak Peek on Wednesday? Yes, a General Admission Ticket will admit you to any one day of the National. A General Admission Ticket may be used for the Sneak Peek on Wednesday evening OR for any single day of the National Thursday-Sunday.

Where can I park near the Convention Center? - There is ample onsite parking at the Convention Center. Daily Parking Fee is $13

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Corporate Registration & Setup
Dealer Registration and Advance Dealer Set-up

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Dealer Setup
VIP Reception
36th National Sneak Peek 4-8PM*
Open to Public/Free with VIP Package
Thursday, July 30, 2014

36th National open to Public 10AM-6 PM*

Friday, July 31, 2015

Show open to Public 10AM-6PM*

Saturday, August 1, 2015 Show open to Public 10AM-6PM*
Sunday, August 2, 2015 Show open to Public 10AM-5PM*
*-VIP Ticket-holders will be admitted one-half hour earlier than General
Admission Attendees Wednesday-Sunday

What is the schedule for future Nationals?

2015 - Donald E Stephens Convention Center Rosemont IL

2016 - Atlantic City Convention Center - Atlantic City NJ

2017 - Donald E Stephens Convention Center - Rosemont IL

2018 - International Exposition (I-X) Center - Cleveland, OH

2019 - Donald E Stephens Convention Center Rosemont IL

Where can I find a list of Dealer/Exhibitors at this year's National? To see a list of Dealer/Exhibitors for the 35th National Sports Collectors Convention click here
What hotels can I use at the National? To see a complete list of hotels in the National Convention room block, visit the Travel & Hotel page on the National's web site.