National Sports Collectors Convention Tix on Sale

The National returns to Cleveland this summer, but you don’t have to wait until July to buy your tickets and avoid the line.

Admission tickets for the 30th National Sports Collectors Convention are now available online through the National’s web site at The 30th National Sports Collectors Convention will be held July 29-August 2, 2009 at the International Exposition (I-X) Center, in Cleveland, Ohio.

National organizers have announced that General Admission, VIP and a new SUPERVIP Ticket will be available for the event. The VIP Ticket, priced at $119 for advance online purchase ($129 onsite) provides admission to all 5 days of the National including the 30th National Sneak Peek on Wednesday July 29, invitation to an exclusive VIP Reception preceding the Sneak Peek, one-half hour early entry to the show floor through a special VIP Entrance each day, weeklong use of the VIP Lounge, 12 Autograph tickets for special VIP signers plus a gift package including cards and promotional items made exclusively for the 30th National.

Available for the first time this year, the SUPERVIP package is priced at $159 for advance online purchase ($199 onsite) and includes all the benefits of the VIP package but adds a second set of the VIP gifts and provides a total of 18 VIP Autograph tickets, one for each VIP signer appearing at the National. In addition, the SUPERVIP also includes a free parking pass for the week of the National in an exclusive VIP Parking lot convenient to the VIP entrance area. Due to parking restrictions, the SUPERVIP admission package will be limited to the first 300 attendees who purchase it through the National web site.

General Admission Tickets provide entrance for any one day of the National, including Wednesday’s Sneak Peek. General Admission Tickets are priced at $15 advance online purchase ($18 onsite).

As in the past, tickets can be ordered online and printed immediately on any printer using the state of the art software of Interactive Ticketing. Purchasing and printing your ticket in advance will save time. There will be no waiting in line at the box office at the show and once your ticket is scanned, you’ll be ready to enter the show floor. Your individual ticket can be personalized with the name of the attendee and will contain a unique barcode that will be scanned at the entrance of the show. A reduced service fee of $1 will be added to each ticket purchased online.