Category Archives: National Sports Collectors Convention

National Sports Collector Convention Locations and Dates for 2018, 2019, 2020

Posted on August 1, 2017 – 1:42 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Planning to go to the National Sports Collectors Convention in 2018, 2019 or 2020? Here are the dates, locations and venues for the upcoming shows.

2017 Topps Transcendent Baseball, Star Wars Stellar Signatures Teased

Posted on July 29, 2017 – 7:52 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Topps Transcendent Baseball and Star Wars Stellar Signatures were teased at the card maker’s Q&A at the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention.

Who Are the Guests at the 2017 Panini VIP Party?

Posted on July 29, 2017 – 6:25 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 The Panini VIP party at the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention is starting to take shape. Several guests have been announced for the exclusive event. Hailing from several sports, these guests will hang out with guests and are often available for photos and other once-in-a-lifetime memories.

2017 Topps National Q&A Live Blog

Posted on July 28, 2017 – 5:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 It’s a packed house at the annual Topps Q&A at the 2017 National Collectors Convention. Follow along.

The National Isn’t Just Cards, It’s a Sports Museum

Posted on July 28, 2017 – 4:08 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Even if you’re not a collector but love sports, there are plenty of pieces on display to connect with the past delve deep into history.

12 Things to Do at the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention This Weekend

Posted on July 28, 2017 – 10:34 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the most out of your 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention experience. Here are 12 ideas on what to do this weekend at the show.

2017 Beckett National Convention Scavenger Hunt Is On

Posted on July 27, 2017 – 8:25 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Beckett National Convention Scavenger Hunt details and checklist. Find out how to get exclusive promos and a set of special metal promos.

Wednesday at the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention — Kickoff Time

Posted on July 26, 2017 – 1:25 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 The 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention has arrived. Over the course of the next five days, thousands of collectors and sports fans from all over the world will be descending on the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, just outside of Chicago. When it comes to cards and collecting, it doesn’t get any […]

2017 National Sports Collectors Convention Autograph Signers

Posted on July 26, 2017 – 6:09 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out who the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention autograph signers are for every sport. The show takes place July 26-30 in Chicago.

2017 Bowman Chrome National Convention Baseball Cards Available Through Topps Wrapper Redemption, Checklist Posted

Posted on July 25, 2017 – 4:02 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 Bowman Chrome National Convention Baseball cards are available exclusively through a Topps wrapper redemption. Get the full checklist, details, info on how to get them and more.

Storify: Steve Grad Twitter Q&A

Posted on July 21, 2017 – 3:11 pm Author: Scott Bedgood

00000Steve Grad of Beckett Authentication recently answered some questions on The National Sports Card Collector’s Convention Twitter account. Grad talks about his career in authentication, The National, and his favorite Star Wars movie. Check our our Storify of the event below. [View the story “Steve Grad Twitter Q&A Promotes 2017 National Sports Card Collectors Convention” […]

2017 National Sports Collectors Convention Exclusive Cards

Posted on July 18, 2017 – 10:03 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Detailed breakdown of the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention exclusive cards. Includes wrapper redemption programs, VIP promos and more.

2017 Panini National Convention Wrapper Redemption Details

Posted on July 17, 2017 – 4:56 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

The 2017 Panini National Convention Wrapper Redemption checklist covers several sports. Get details on how to get them, players in the set and more.

Upper Deck 2017 National Convention Plans and Exclusive Cards

Posted on June 30, 2017 – 1:35 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor Upper Deck plans to have a big presence at the 2017 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago during the last week of July and is once again holding a wrapper redemption program for collectors that stop by its booth. Those that come to the Upper Deck booth […]

2017 National Sports Collectors Convention Tickets Go on Sale

Posted on March 7, 2017 – 9:57 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

2017 National Sports Collectors Convention tickets are now on sale. Get details on the year’s biggest sports card and memorabilia show.

2016 NSCC Podcast: Farewell from Atlantic City

Posted on August 8, 2016 – 2:07 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Podcast closing out the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention. Topics include an overview of the show and finding that special card at the show.

Sights from the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention

Posted on August 8, 2016 – 11:50 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Relive highlights from the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention with a massive gallery of pictures from the show.

Kids and the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention

Posted on August 6, 2016 – 10:39 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Things at the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention that made it more appealing to families and suggestions for the future.

2016 NSCC Podcast: The Most Important Thing About the National

Posted on August 6, 2016 – 1:19 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 Friday at the National is done and we’re past the half-way point. In this podcast, Ryan Cracknell offers his observations from the¬†show floor and a remarkable person who has been working hard and doing great things. Ryan also shares what he thinks is the most important thing about the show.

Brady Kahle Gets a Heroic Inspirations Card

Posted on August 5, 2016 – 4:03 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor The hobby of collecting trading cards and memorabilia can sometimes be filled with negative experiences and emotions, but there are still plenty of collectors around who love a great story and are willing to help out others in a time of need. In the case […]

Topps Creates Mike Berkus Tribute Card, 2016 Allen & Ginter NSCC 1/1s

Posted on August 5, 2016 – 8:16 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details on some exclusive cards handed out at the 2016 Topps NSCC Q&A including 1-of-1 Allen & Ginter parallels and a special Mike Berkus tribute card.

National Attendees Can Help Support Cards for a Cause

Posted on August 5, 2016 – 8:09 am Author: Stephen Laroche

00000 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Sports Card Monthly Editor Facing with the reality of his friend Landen Palatino battling brain cancer, young collector Brady Kahle has stepped up to help out and raise funds by selling his cards – and collectors attending the 37th National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City can help him […]

PSA 10 Wayne Gretzky Rookie Card Sets Record Price for a Hockey Card

Posted on August 5, 2016 – 5:37 am Author: Stephen Laroche

00050 By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Hockey Editor A new record price for a hockey card has been established and it is only fitting that it is for the only 1979-80 O-Pee-Chee rookie card of the Great One, Wayne Gretzky. Last night, the intense bidding for the PSA 10 card reached its culmination and sold […]

2016 NSCC Podcast: Thursday Traffic Report, Topps Q&A

Posted on August 4, 2016 – 11:47 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Podcast looking at some of the highlights from Thursday, August 4 at the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention including a traffic report and the Topps Q&A.

Here’s What You Get for Completing the 2016 National Beckett Cover Set

Posted on August 4, 2016 – 9:52 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about the 2016 NSCC Beckett Cover Redemption Set, which is given to those who complete the scavenger hunt. All exclusives are printed on metal.

2016 NSCC Topps Q&A Live Blog

Posted on August 4, 2016 – 4:21 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

00000 The annual Topps Q&A at the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention took place today. Here are the highlights from how the event played out minus various giveaways.

National Founder, Mike Berkus, Remembered in NSCC Main Stage Dedication

Posted on August 4, 2016 – 8:15 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Highlights from the dedication of the main stage at the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention to the show’s founder, Mike Berkus.

2016 NSCC Podcast: Day 1 Impressions and Highlights

Posted on August 3, 2016 – 10:49 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Recap of Wednesday, August 5, the opening day of the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention.

VIP Party Kicks Off the 2016 National

Posted on August 3, 2016 – 6:35 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Highlights of the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention VIP Party.

Ready, Set, Hunt! 2016 National Beckett Cover Set

Posted on August 3, 2016 – 8:12 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out how to collect the complete 2016 National Beckett Cover Set by visiting booths at the NSCC in Atlantic City. Includes checklist and dealer list.

2016 NSCC Podcast: Things You Must Do at the National

Posted on August 3, 2016 – 7:05 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Special edition podcast highlighting some of the can’t-miss things to do at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Atlantic City.

Beckett Grading at the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention

Posted on August 1, 2016 – 11:30 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Details and rates for Beckett Grading Services at the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention.

2016 Panini National Sports Collectors Convention Wrapper Redemption Details

Posted on July 20, 2016 – 11:02 am Author: Ryan Cracknell

Get the details and checklist info for the 2016 Panini National Sports Collectors Convention cards. The set was produced for their annual wrapper redemption.

2016 Topps National Sports Collectors Convention Wrapper Redemption and Other Exclusives

Posted on July 19, 2016 – 12:38 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

Find out about Topps’ plans for the 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention including exclusive 2016 Bowman National Refractors and new Rocky cards.

Here’s the Exclusive 2016 National Sports Collectors Convention VIP Set

Posted on July 11, 2016 – 1:11 pm Author: Ryan Cracknell

2016 National Sports Collectors Convention VIP set details, checklist and gallery. See the exclusive cards different manufacturers are giving to attendees.