Spring

PNNA Spring Convention

The Nor’wester cover – 2nd Quarter 2020

CANCELLED due to virus concerns!
This year’s spring convention, scheduled for April 17-19, 2020, was cancelled. We’ll try again in September with the new fall show in Tukwila, and also next spring – April 9-11, 2021.

CANCELLED due to low registration!
ANA seminar, Counterfeit Detection Seminar: Classic Fakes & Chinese-made Counterfeits, was scheduled for April 15-16, 2020 in Tukwila, WA.

The PNNA convention is the oldest and biggest annual coin show in the Pacific Northwest. With the spring 2020 show cancelled, most of the info below will apply to the fall show, and will be updated later this year on the fall show page.

Location: Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. So., Tukwila, WA.

Hotel info – Marriott Courtyard Seattle Sea-Tac Area, Address: 16038 West Valley Highway, Tukwila, WA 98188. Information for PNNA group rate: will be posted in advance for each show.

Dealers – 85 local, regional and national numismatic dealer booths. A dealer list and map are posted at each show. Most past show reports include a dealer list.

Grading ServicesANACS was at the show in 2019, and was expected to attend again in 2020, but instead offered a special online submission form. Note: ANACS accepts submissions but a grader is not present at PNNA shows.

Admission/Hours – Public show hours: Friday Noon – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM. Admission $2.00 per day, $5.00 for all three days. Children 12 and under are free. “Early Bird” admission (9 AM Fri/Sat/Sun) is $30.00.

Parking – Plenty of free off-street parking. – See the driving directions. Located just 10 minutes from SeaTac Airport and 20 minutes from downtown Seattle.

Literature – Free sample copies of The Nor’wester are normally available at each show. See 2020 2nd Quarter edition of The Nor’wester online.

Education/Exhibits – Educational Numismatic Theater presentations and meetings are normally held on Saturday. Continuing Education Volunteers Wanted – See the education committee page. There are also outstanding competitive collector exhibits at each PNNA convention.

Youth Activities – Young Numismatist (YN) treasure hunt is normally offered on Saturday and Sunday, as part of youth and family activities. See Young Numismatist (YN) program information. Boy and Girl Scout programs will be offered again in 2020 (but now at the fall show) – See scouting page.

Prizes and Souvenirs – Hourly door prizes. (Prizes are mailed to winners not present.) “Squished” or elongated cents will be available as souvenirs, thanks to the PNNA’s popular machine!

See: 2019 convention report | 2019 collector exhibit report.

For Dealers – PNNA Tukwila bourse application (2020).

General Chairman: Kevin Charboneau.
Bourse Chairman: Scott Loos. Ph. 425-463-6551 (cell)

Numismatic Exhibits | Past spring convention reports