Convention Info
The 2021 IRCA/Decalcomania Convention will be held JUNE 10-12 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 1221 S. Harbor Blvd. Anaheim CA 92805. Phone number for reservations is 714-758-0900 mention convention guest room rate of $115 per night (Taxes and parking extra/BONVoY Rewards apply). Reservations must be received no later than May 13, 2021. Registration fee (not including banquet) is $25 payable to Mike Sanburn p.o. box 1256 Bellflower CA 90707-1256. Fee may also be sent by PayPal to Include name and contact information. The website for Anaheim visitors info is:


Some more convention info - specifically - about the banquet - per Mike Sanburn, info about the IRCA Convention Banquet location can be found at - with some other info about this location here, here, and here.



Thursday, June 10 2021 – Guests arrive by air, train, bus, and cars.
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 1221 S Harbor Blvd. Anaheim CA  92805. 714-758-0900

 3:00P  Check in to Hotel - Meeting room will not be open
Whenever Dinner on your own at near-by restaurants (perhaps a group outing can be arranged)

Friday, June 11 2021
 9:00A  Meeting room opens
10:10+  Depart for KGBN tour (time is tentative)
12:00P  Gab session in meeting room
 5:00P  Gathering for group dinner  (likely Marris Pizza)
 5:30P  Meeting room closes, leave for dinner

Saturday, June 12 2021
 9:00A  Meeting room opens
11:30A  Lunch Break
 1:00P  Gab session in meeting room
 2:00P  IRCA Business Meeting – Bruce Portzer
 3:00P  Auction in the meeting room
 4:45P  Group picture – gather in lobby
 5:00P  Gathering for banquet Jagerhaus
 5:30P  Leave for banquet - meeting room closes
 6:00P  Banquet at Jagerhaus

Sunday, June 13 2021
No events planned, random gatherings with folks waiting to leave.


IRCA conventions have been held in many cities across the country and in Canada at about any time of year, though most often in the summer. Here is a by-year list:
1964 Dauphin Island, AL (near Mobile, AL)(Aug. 21-24)(Hosts: Alex Bowab, Park Barton, Dan Phillips)
1965 San Diego, CA
1966 Milwaukee, WI
1967 Denver, CO
1968 Hollywood, CA
1969 Chicago, IL (Host: Curt Fredrikson)
1970 Vancouver, BC
1971 Toledo, OH
1972 San Diego, CA
1973 Hammond, IN
1974 Seattle, WA (July 19-21)(Host: Bruce Portzer)
1975 Columbus, OH
1976 San Francisco, CA (Hosts: Ric Heald, Rich Segalas)
1977 Indianapolis, IN
1978 Portland, OR
1979 Peoria, IL (Host: John Clemmer)
1980 Louisville, KY
1981 Calgary, AB
1982 Moline, IL (Host: John Clemmer)
1983 Seattle, WA (July 1-4)(Host: Bruce Portzer)
1984 Toledo, OH (Host: Gary Siegel)
1985 Portland, OR (Host: Bill Block)
1986 West Palm Beach, FL (Host: Ted Fleischaker)
1987 Peoria, IL (Host: John Clemmer)
1988 Louisville, KY (July 29-31)(Host: Ted Fleischaker)
1989 Sacramento, CA (June 30-July 2)(Host:Ric Heald)
1990 Knoxville, TN (Oct. 5-7) (Host: Karl Zuk in conjunction with Monitoring Times)
1991 Monterey, CA (Nov 1-3)(Host: Jim Hilliker)
1992 Huntsville, AL (Aug 21-23)(Hosts: JD Stephens, Lynn Hollerman)
1993 Billings, MT (June 25-27)(Host: John Johnson)
1994 Aberdeen, WA (Aug. 26-28)(Host: Bill Hardy)
1995 Boise, ID (July 14-16)(Host: Frank Aden)
1996 Ocala, FL (July 19-21)(Host: Lee Freshwater)
1997 Costa Mesa, CA (July 25-27)(Host: Mike Sanburn)
1998 Missoula, MT (Aug. 14-16)(Host: Larry Godwin)
1999 Las Vegas, NV (June 25-27)(Host: Mike Sanburn)
2000 Billings, MT (Aug 25-27)(Hosts: John and Nancy Johnson)
2001 St. Louis, MO (Aug. 24-26)(Host: Mike Sanburn)
2002 Seattle, WA (Aug. 16-19)(Host: Phil Bytheway)
2003 Portland, ME (June 27-29)(Host: Mike Sanburn)
2004 Boise, ID (July 23-25)(Host: Frank Aden)
2005 Anaheim, CA (Aug. 25-27)(Host: Mike Sanburn)
2006 Seaside, OR (Sept. 22-24)(Host: Patrick Martin)
2007 Salt Lake City, UT (Aug. 24-26) (Host: Mike Sanburn)
2008 Flagstaff, AZ (Sept. 12-14) (Host: Bill Block)
2009 Albuquerque, NM (Sept. 17-19) (Host: Mike Sanburn)
2010 Seaside, OR (Sept. 24-26) (Host: Patrick Martin)
2011 Colorado Springs, CO (June 23-26) (Host: Mike Sanburn)
2013 Minneapolis, MN (Aug. 1-4)(Host: Mark Durenburger) (Joint NRC/IRCA/Minneapolis DX Club/WTFDA convention)
2014 Billings, MT (Sept 19-20)(Hosts: John and Nancy Johnson)
2015 Ft. Wayne, IN (July 10-12)(Host: Scott Fybush)(Joint NRC/IRCA/WTFDA/Decalcomania convention)
2016 Kansas City, MO (Sept. 9-11)(Joint NRC/IRCA/WTFDA/Decalcomania convention)
2017 Reno, NV (Aug. 17-19)(Host: Mike Sanburn)(Joint Decalcomania/IRCA/NRC convention)
2018 St. Louis, MO (Sept. 7-8)(Host: Ken Hawkins)
2019 Tukwila, WA (Sept. 5-7)(Host: Mike Sanburn)(Joint IRCA/DecalcoMania Convention)
2020 Convention canceled
Check out the submenu under "Convention" for technical talks associated with various conventions!
(and thanks to Rick Dau for some information on past conventions!)