IRCA Convention
The 2024 IRCA convention will be held on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at the Hampton Inn at 2525 S. Anaheim, Aurora, CO. Start making your plans to attend! The convention guest room (summer) rate they have secured for us is $149 per night. We now have a link to make room reservations for the IRCA convention:
https://www.guestreservations.com/hampton-inn-suites-aurora-south-co/booking?gad_source=1&gclid=Cj0KCQiAqsitBhDlARIsAGMR1RjiZxoCyRyjdo5Duxegp1XsI7KR3dhW4Qd-FdRVHgkoHklD5RDsuUMaAptqEALw_wcB
 
 
Or you can contact the hotel directly at 720-500-0010 and reference group 2024 IRCA. 
 
Registration fee is $25 (not including dinner/banquet) Made payable to Bob Wien and sent to his address in Aurora:
 
Robert Wien
5661 South Yakima Way
Aurora CO 80015-5568
 
Bob Wien is host, and I will be helping out as well. More details to appear as they become available, Mike Sanburn.
 
 
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
1980 Louisville, KY
1981 Calgary, AB
1982 Moline, IL
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)
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
2021 Anaheim, CA (June 10-12)(Host: Mike Sanburn)
2022 No convention
2023 Las Vegas, NV (Host: Mike Sanburn)
 
Check out the submenu under "Convention" for technical talks associated with various conventions!