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Dave and Adam's Card World at the 2021 National

The 41st National Sports Collectors Convention will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago from July 28th - August 1st. For complete show information visit NSCCShow.com.

Dave and Adam's Mega Booth Location

We will be located in the Corporate Pavilion at booth #842. Our location puts you right in the middle of all the manufacturers so you can take advantage of all their promotions!

What to expect at our booth:

  • Enormous selection of unopened boxes and cases
  • Random giveaways and promotions throughout the show

The National provides us with a great chance to meet collectors and put faces with names. We can't wait for the show!

Vintage Cards and Buying Booth

If you are bringing cards to the National that you are looking to sell, visit our booth or contact us in advance to set up an appointment by emailing [email protected] or call us toll free at 1-888-440-9787 x105.

Our experienced team of buyers are coming to the show looking to BUY and will be making CASH offers on the spot for the following items:

Sports Cards
  • Unopened Boxes & Cases (all years, all sports)
  • Complete Sets & Singles (Pre-1985 all sports)
  • PSA, BGS, SGC Graded Rookies, Vintage & Complete Sets
  • Quality Singles, & Entire Collections of Modern Game Used & Autograph Inserts
  • Common Autograph and Memorabilia Cards
  • Vintage Commons (Pre-1970) in VG to NM-MT Condition
  • Certified Autographs (USA, PSA/DNA, JSA, Fanatics, Steiner, TriStar, Etc.) of Athletes, Celebrities and Historical Figures on Photos, Balls, Jerseys, Perez Steele, etc.
Entertainment Cards
  • Unopened Boxes
  • Autograph and Prop Insert Cards
  • Vintage Sers and Singles (Pre-1986)
Comic Books
  • Golden, Silver, Bronze, Copper Age and select Modern Graded & Non-Graded, Pre-Code, Fanzines, Individual Books and Complete Collections

Live Box Breaks

Meet Our Breakers

Tune into DACW Live Breaks with Sean, Jersey John & Pete to get in on all the live break action during The National. Look for specially priced National Breaks, plenty of giveaways and of course TONS of Hits! Follow the breaks all week long on Facebook, Youtube, Twitch, Twitter & Instagram!

Breaks are now up for sale - so lock in!

DACW Social Media for the Show

Follow @dacardworld on twitter for show updates.
Tweet at us and use the show hashtag #nsccshow

We'll be updating this page with all of the latest info as it comes out prior to the show.

Meet our National Concierge

Kevin Kramarz is your Dave & Adam's National Concierge for all manufacturer promotions including Upper Deck and Panini's VIP Parties! If you are interested in attending these events or have questions regarding any of the manufacturer promotions, contact Kevin by phone at 1-888-440-9787 ext. 137 or email him at [email protected].

Kevin Kramarz is here to make your National Convention experience as enjoyable as possible! Contact him today to reserve products in advance for your purchase at the show or if you have any questions concerning any of the manufacturers promotions!

Get Your Redemption Products for Manufacturer Promotions at our Booth!

We'll have all the products you need to get in on manufacturer promotions at the show. There are some incredible promotions going on that are highlighted below. Get to our booth, get the products you need at great prices, and get the show only bonuses from the manufacturers.

  • Collectors across North America (and all of us inside Panini America) rejoiced upon hearing the recent news that, after a year away, the National Sports Collectors Convention is back. And later this month in Chicago, Panini America will once again put its best foot forward with a flurry of activities from the time the doors open on Wednesday afternoon (July 28) to the time they close on Sunday afternoon (August 1).

    While there will be some things that are slightly different this year from an execution perspective inside the massive, main attraction that is the Panini America booth, one thing remains unchanged: Panini America plans to steal the show once again. Here are just some of the ways we’ll do it:

    National VIP Party
    For many National-goers, the annual Panini VIP Party is the reason to attend the show. But this year, due to tight timelines and the broad uncertainty surrounding whether the NSCC would even take place, Panini America officials have made the tough decision to move the party. The good news: The Panini VIP Party will happen this year, it’ll just happen at a later date. Stay tuned.

    Silver Packs
    Yes, Panini America is conducting the perennially popular Silver Packs Wrapper-Redemption promotion this year. The eligible-product list is short and the number of Silver Packs per box redeemed, for any number of reasons, is fewer than in years past. Show-goers can expect limited Silver Pack redemptions each day of the show while daily supplies last. Only boxes purchased at the show from three Panini Authorized Show Dealers (Dave & Adam’s, Blowout Cards and Steel City Collectibles) are eligible for the Silver Pack redemptions. There will be a maximum of three boxes per person per transaction and full-case redemptions will not be allowed. Here’s the product breakdown for this year:

    PRODUCT: Silver Packs/Box
    2020-21 Prizm Premier League Soccer Mega Box: 1
    2020-21 Court Kings Basketball International Blaster: 1
    2021 Absolute Baseball Hobby Box: 1
    2021 UFC Prizm Retail Box: 2
    2020 Chronicles Football Mega Box: 1

    Box Wars
    Panini America Box Wars are back — and the prizes are bigger than ever. Some of the prizes that will be randomly awarded this year include 2021 Panini Black Boxes, 2020 Immaculate Football, 2020 Panini One Football, 2019-20 Panini One Basketball, 2020-21 Impeccable Basketball, 2020 Optic Football, 2019-20 Prizm Choice Basketball, 2021 UFC Prizm and more. Collectors who wish to participate in Box Wars can purchase their boxes anywhere on the show floor; but boxes must be brought to the Panini America booth sealed. The Box Wars schedule is as follows:

    Wednesday, July 28
    4:30 PM - 2021 Luminance Football
    6:00 PM - 2020-21 Court Kings Basketball
    7:30 PM - 2021 Absolute Baseball

    Thursday, July 29
    10:30 AM - 2021 Contenders Draft Picks Football
    11:45 AM - 2021 Mosaic Euro Soccer
    2:30 PM - 2021 Legacy Football
    3:45 PM - 2021 Chronicles Draft Picks Football
    5:00 PM - 2021 Select Baseball

    Friday, July 30
    10:30 AM - 2021 Chronicles Draft Picks Football
    11:45 AM - 2020-21 Clearly Donruss Basketball
    2:30 PM - 2021 Luminance Football
    3:45 PM - 2021 Chronicles NASCAR Racing
    5:00 PM - 2021 Prizm Draft Picks Football

    Saturday, July 31
    10:30 AM - 2021 Elite Football
    11:45 AM - 2021 UFC Select
    2:30 PM - 2021 Contenders Draft Picks Football
    3:45 PM - 2021 Chronicles Soccer H2
    5:00 PM - 2020-21 Contenders Basketball

    Sunday, August 1
    10:30 AM - 2020-21 Revolution Basketball Chinese New Year
    11:45 AM - 2021 Score Football
    1:00 PM - 2021 Diamond Kings Baseball
    2:00 PM - 2021 Prizm Draft Picks Football H2

    Kids Free Case Breaks
    The wildly popular — and absolutely free — Panini America Kids Case Breaks return in 2021, once again spearheaded by Ultimate Box Breaks’ Bryan Gavin. Beginning Thursday, Panini America will host two Free Kids Case Breaks per day that are open to kids 12 and under. Kids who want to participate must get in line at the Panini America booth each morning at 10 a.m. CST to register and receive badges (while supplies last). Here’s the tentative Free Kids Case Breaks schedule:

    Thursday, July 29
    2:00pm – 3:00pm : 2021 Absolute Baseball
    4:00pm – 5:00pm : 2019 Majestic Football

    Friday, July 30
    2:00pm – 3:00pm : 2020-21 Contender Basketball
    4:00pm – 5:00pm : 2019 Plates & Patches Football

    Saturday, July 31
    1:00pm – 2:00pm : 2021 Luminance Football
    3:00pm – 4:00pm : 2020-21 Absolute Basketball

    Kids Crate
    Panini America’s highly anticipated Kids Crate program is being finalized as you read this, but just know complete details are forthcoming (in a matter of days) and you might just see Series 1 and the 2021 National Sports Collectors Convention.

    Live Redemption Trade-Up Program
    Yes, this major attraction is back again, too. As in years past, Panini America Customer Service officials will be onsite in Chicago to operate the company’s popular Live Redemption Trade-Up Program. Back by popular demand, the unique initiative will afford those collectors in attendance holding multiple outstanding redemption cards FOUR MONTHS OLD OR OLDER AND ALREADY PENDING IN THE PANINI AMERICA REDEMPTION SYSTEM the opportunity to trade them in for a card or cards of higher value (while supplies last).

    In addition to cards, Panini America officials also will be offering Rewards points cards in trade-out as well as a small number of the highly coveted Panini Black Boxes.

    In order to help expedite the process, collectors participating in the Panini America Redemption Trade-Up program are encouraged to bring with them printouts from the Panini America Website of the outstanding redemptions they want to have replaced at the National. A Customer Service team member onsite will verify the outstanding redemptions as well as their values before completing the replacement process.

    Here’s the tentative Live Redemption Trade-Up Program schedule:

  • The Topps Company is proud to participate in The National Sports Collectors Convention (NSCC)} in Chicago, IL from Wednesday, July 28th - Sunday, August 1st!

    Topps will have various activities throughout the convention including an exclusive wrapper redemption program at its Booth #676, giveaways, pack wars, a trading card wall, special guest appearances and more!

    The wrapper redemption packs will feature former and current MLB stars, as well as top MLB prospects in the 2021 Bowman design. Packs can be redeemed by purchasing select 2021 Topps hobby box products at the show.

    Topps will also reveal the National Baseball Card Day checklist during The National. Visit your local hobby store to participate in National Baseball Card Day on Saturday, August 7th.

    Follow Topps on Twitter (@topps), Instagram (@topps), Facebook (www.facebook.com/topps), and visit Topps.com far the most "up-to-date news!"

  • Leaf trading cards is pleased to announce 4 different promotional programs for the 2021 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago, Illinois July 28-August 1
    Come see Leaf at booth #864 in the corporate area

    2021 box break redemption:
    Open any box of leaf hobby product released in 2021 (including 2020 products released in 2021) and get 1 random 1992 proset style XRC rookie of either Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, Mac Jones, or Justin Fields. Open 5 boxes at one time and get a complete set of 5! Look for Ultra short print black and white variations!!

    2021 Case Break Redemption:
    Open a sealed case from a list of select products which will be announced by Leaf on July 15th and you will receive not only 1 random 1992 proset card per box but also a National exclusive sealed box of 2021 leaf national signature series with a 1/1 autograph in every box!

    2021 VIP Set:
    With every vip ticket purchased, your VIP bag will include a 4 card national exclusive set including Trevor Lawrence, Justin Fields, Spencer Torkelson and Blaze Jordan.

    Sell to Leaf program:
    Leaf will be at the show buying cards, autographs and other collectibles for its buyback products. Sell leaf $100 or more at the Leaf booth, receive a random 1992 proset football rookie. Sell Leaf $1000 or more at the Leaf booth, receive a 5-card set of 1992 proset rookies.

  • No information at this time.
  • VIP Gift Bags – For the first time ever, VIP attendees will be able to score limited-edition Upper Deck breaking mats in their gift bags upon arrival.

    Upper Deck Black Packs – Collectors making purchases on the box level from Certified Diamond Dealers in attendance can score Upper Deck’s Summer Black promotional packs directly from the shop’s booth. Participating shops will have signage touting these packs and they will be available while supplies last!

    Upper deck wrapper redemption program


    New Upper Deck Shirts – Upper Deck Certified Diamond Dealer in attendance will be decked out in new Upper Deck shirts. If you are looking for Upper Deck products, make sure you are purchasing from a Certified Diamond Dealer who will be sporting these shirts. Fans will be able to score some of these shirts via a raffle at the GTS Distribution booth on Friday of the event!

    Thursday Main Stage Programming – Upper Deck will be sharing big announcements and hosting free box breaks on Thursday from 3:00-4:00. Make sure to be there right at the start for your chance to get in on the FREE break!

    Monumental – Upper Deck Authenticated will not have Monumental boxes for sale at this National Sports Collectors Convention, but a new release is in the works! Upper Deck Authenticated will be releasing the new Monumental product this Fall on UpperDeckStore.com. Make sure you sign up to receive an update for when that product releases along with other new exciting releases!

    Upper Deck Authorized Group Breakers – Chris Carlin from Upper Deck will be jumping in on breaks with Authorized Group Breakers in attendance.

    Welcome Raffle – Upper Deck will be running a FREE welcome raffle for fans at the GTS Distribution booth on Friday at 3:30 p.m. You must be present to receive an item from the giveaway. Fans can score promotional items, cards, signed memorabilia and sealed boxes. Tickets will be distributed starting at 3:00 on Friday at the GTS booth.

    Expired Redemption Raffle – Upper Deck will run the company’s Expired Redemption Raffle on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the GTS Booth. Fans can submit expired autograph redemption cards with the scratch off codes (unscratched) from Upper Deck products on Friday and Saturday morning of the show for the draw on Saturday. The cards will be available to pick up at the show on Saturday with a state issued ID. Those who cannot pick them up in person will have the cards mailed to them after the show.

    Customer Care – Upper Deck’s Customer Care team will be in the office and available to assist customers on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday, August 1 to offer assistance during the National Sports Collectors Convention. Fans in attendance can reach out toll free at (800)873-7332, via email at [email protected] or on Twitter @UpperDeckAssist.

    Upper Deck Diamond Club – Upper Deck has always run an event for the company’s Diamond Club members and candidates at the show. Although the event will not take place this year, the company will be sending a special mailing out to Diamond Club members prior to the National. Four exclusive autograph cards will be up for grabs and shipped randomly to members. Members may find a limited-edition autograph card of Connor McDavid, Ben Simmons, Tiger Woods or Alexis Lafreniere in their package arriving at the end of July!

    upper deck diamond club exclusive autograph cards

    Media Inquiries – To book an interview with Chris Carlin from Upper Deck for podcasts or media interviews, please email [email protected].

    Social Media – To keep up to date on all the excitement from the National Sports Collectors Convention, please make sure you are following Upper Deck on social media. Use the hashtag #NSCC21 and #WeCollectUpperDeck to share any great pulls or fun moments from the show.

  • Visit Beckett Booth #670 and check out exciting offers on your Beckett Online Price Guide, Grading, Authentication Services, Print Subscriptions & Comic Book Grading.

    Beckett Grading & Authentication Services is offering:

    • Full on-site grading
    • Raw and graded card review
    • On-site Autograph Authentication
    • On-site encapsulation for standard-sized holders (Standard Holder - 2.6" x 3.75")
    • Accepting Drop-Off Submissions for take-home service
    • $10 Show Signer Special: Any autograph obtained at the show can be authenticated at a special rate of $10 per autograph

    Please note, you must complete an Online Submission Form in advance of the show in order for your submission to be accepted. We will no longer accept paper copy submission forms.

    Join The Fun!
    The first 100 collectors to complete the Beckett Covers Scavenger Hunt – each day
    (Thursday-Friday & Saturday) will win different redemption prizes provided
    by Beckett, NBA Flex and Sportscards.com
    Prizes awarded at 3:30 PM Daily.

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