Antique Arms Show FAQ

Below are frequently asked questions about the Antique Arms Show. The responses are generalized answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive.

Disclaimer: The responses to these questions are not intended as any form of legal advice. The responses are generalized answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive. You should check with the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives if you have further questions on any issue relating to the buying or selling of firearms.

Yes we are a public show and children are welcome. All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Yes, you may bring your firearms to sell to our dealers only. Selling to other public attendees is not permitted at our shows.


The only exceptions are current law enforcement officers with a badge and I.D. Or a peace officer on duty in uniform.

Please unload your firearms prior to entering the building. Have your firearm in a hard or soft case. Your firearms will be cleared by show security, tagged and tied inoperable. Do not remove the security tag.

No, your firearms must be unloaded and cleared by show security as stated above. Maintaining a safe and secure environment within our show is the number one priority.

You must provide proof of residency in the state where you are purchasing a gun, whether at a gun store or at a gun show. However, you may place an order with a dealer at a gun show and arrange to have the firearm shipped by a licensed dealer to a licensed dealer in your state of residence, which can be delivered to you in your state of residence after completing the required Federal forms and meeting state requirements (if there are any requirements in addition to the Federal law.)

Yes, there are many dealers and collector\dealers at shows. Since no one is designated as the official appraiser for the show, you are encouraged to talk to several dealers and collectors to determine the value of any firearm.

Yes, you may purchase tickets online with the exception of daily admissions. Please see the individual shows for available online badges.

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January Show:

An Honored Guest and a daily admission.

The Honored Guest Badge (available online) cost is $100.00, includes exhibitor set-up times in addition to the public show hours.

The daily admission cost is $15.00.

Honored Guests: Wednesday 5 pm – 9 pm

Thursday 10 am – 6 pm

Friday 8 am-5 pm

Saturday 8 am – 5 pm

Public: Friday-Saturday- 9 am-5 pm

The January show is an Antique, Collectible, Sporting Arms and Custom Knifemakers shows. Please refer to Exhibitor’s Show Rules for further explanation.

Yes, go to our Exhibitor page by clicking here and complete the application.

No. We are currently not accepting booth payments online.

You receive two exhibitor badges with the first table and then one additional badge for each additional tables. Limit six badges (additional badges may be purchased for $45.00).

Booths come with three badges for the first booth and then two additional badges for each additional booth. Limit six badges (additional badges may be purchased for $45.00).

Your show information packet, which includes your badges, will be available at the show registration desk. We do not mail badges to you.

Dealer set-up is on Wednesday from 5 pm – 9 pm and Thursday from 10 am – 6 pm.

Friday and Saturday 9 am to 5 pm.

Yes. The security room opens Tuesday evening. Exactly hours will be published closer to the event.