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National Sports Collectors Convention schedule set, event to support Military Missions In Action

The National Sports Collectors Convention, scheduled for July 27-31, will once again support Military Missions In Action and Signatures for Soldiers.

The 42nd National Sports Collectors Convention moves to Atlantic City July 27-31 and once again The National is teaming up with Military Missions In Action (MMIA) via Signatures for Soldiers to help assist veterans with disabilities, members of the Armed Forces and their families.

“We are extremely excited the 42nd National Sports Collectors Convention is partnering with Military Missions In Action (MMIA) to benefit military veterans and their families,” said National Show Promoter John Broggi. “In addition, Signatures For Soldiers fundraising campaign enables our exhibitors and show attendees to show their support and appreciation for the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country.”

The National Sports Collectors Convention Charity Auction.

The National Charity Auction. 

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The National will support MMIA’s campaign to raise funds through its Signatures For Soldiers campaign to assist disabled military veterans and disabled children of active duty military personnel. The event will provide on-site exhibitor space and conduct an on-line auction through partner Pristine Auction, with 100 percent of the auction bids benefiting MMIA.

“We are incredibly grateful to the National Sports Collectors Convention for conducting an on-line auction … benefiting MMIA/Signatures For Soldiers,” said Tim Virgilio, Military Missions In Action advisory board Member and Signatures For Soldiers founder.

The National, the nation’s largest sports collectors event, will return to the Atlantic City Convention Center for the first time since 2016 with 400,000-plus square feet for more than 650 dealers and exhibitors from around the country. The Tristar Autograph Pavilion will feature 125-plus legendary athletes and entertainers signing and posing for photos with sports fans and collectors.

“We look forward to continuing Tristar’s ongoing relationship with Signatures for Soldiers and Tim’s great efforts to support military veterans,” said Jeffrey Rosenberg, CEO of Tristar Productions. “Our Tristar Autograph Pavilion team looks forward to joining the National in supporting the military veteran and families.”

“Pristine Auction is extremely honored and proud to be the official NSCC Auction platform benefiting our disabled veteran military men, woman and disabled children of active-duty military personnel,” said Jared Kavlie, president and founder of Pristine Auction. “We salute the commitment and great support non-profit Military Missions In Missions and Signatures For Soldiers provides those who serve and sacrifice for our Nation.”

The National attracted an estimated crowd of nearly 100,000 attendees last year in Rosemont, Ill. (Chicago), for the second-largest crowd in event history.

Advance VIP packages and general admission tickets are on-sale at www.nsccshow.com. Part of the star-studded lineup of autograph signers has been announced, with more to be added in the next few weeks. Advance autograph tickets are on-sale at www.tristarproductions.com.

For a look at the tentative schedule for the 2022 National, click here