2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide

Overview

The National heads back to the Windy City for the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention. The 40th NSCC show continues its reign as the top sports card event of the year.

Moving on from Cleveland in 2018, the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center just outside of Chicago (Rosemont, IL) is home to a 2019 collecting experience that is filled with a massive selection of sports cards, collectibles and various entertainment options.

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Plus, you can find a whole lineup of key signers through the Tristar Autograph Pavilion, as well as card company events, promo sets with exclusive cards, free giveaways, and the chance to meet up with your hobby friends.

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Seasoned visitors likely need no introduction, but if 2019 happens to be your first NSCC visit, it would be beneficial to review our National Sports Collectors Convention Survival Guide so you can begin to prepare.

Future National Sports Collectors Convention Locations

Following Chicago in 2019, there are many familiar locations for NSCC fans. This includes:

  • Atlantic City in 2020
  • Chicago in 2021
  • Cleveland in 2022
  • Chicago in 2023

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Details

Date: Wednesday, July 31 to Sunday, August 4

Where is it?: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. See complete information for the convention center as well as the tentative NSCC schedule of events.

The website for the National also provides discounted hotel rooms and rates if you book ahead.

Check out the detailed Google map below for a look at the area around the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention. This way you can start familiarizing yourself with the NSCC 2019 site.

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Show Dates and Hours

  • Wednesday, July 31 - 4 PM to 8 PM (Sneak Peek)
  • Thursday, August 1 - 10 AM to 6 PM
  • Friday, August 2 - 10 AM to 6 PM
  • Saturday, August 3 - 10 AM to 6 PM
  • Sunday, August 4 - 10 AM to 5 PM

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Tickets

  • Admission Details: *Ticket Sales Start March 4, 2019*

It is always good to remember that if you purchase the tickets ahead, you can save over the 2019 NSCC door prices. At a minimum, the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention ticket options start at $19 per day ($22 at the door) and kids under 12 are free the entire time.

The VIP tickets increase the cost and perks. These options are especially worth considering if you plan to be there for the entire convention. VIP upgrades include free autographs, early admission and exclusive gift bags. Super VIP tickets include free parking at the convention center parking garage.

The full ticket breakdown is available on the National website if you are unsure what package works best for your needs. 2019 NSCC admission tickets officially go on sale Monday, March 4.

2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Ticket Prices

  • General Admission: $19/day in advance, $22/day at the show
  • Children (12 and under): Free all week
  • VIP Package: $139 in advance, $149 at the show
  • Super VIP Package: $199 in advance, $209 at the show
  • All-Access VIP: $259 in advance, $269 at the show
  • All-Access Super VIP: $309 in advance, $319 at the show

Check back as more information will be added to the 2019 National Sports Collectors Convention Guide.

Other Events Around Chicago During NSCC 2019

Of course, not everyone will want to spend every waking minute of NSCC 2019 at the convention center. In addition to museums and other normal tourist options for the city, MLB fans can look into tickets for the Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers (Aug. 2 to 4) and Cubs vs. Oakland Athletics (Aug. 5 to 7).

See available Cubs tickets on StubHub:

For the Chicago White Sox, they play the New York Mets on July 30/31 and August 1 before heading out of town for a road stretch.

See available White Sox tickets on StubHub:

Previous NSCC Information

 

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Author

Trey Treutel

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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. In more recent years, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute or Google+.

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