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LETTER REGARDING PLANNING OF THE 2021 SHELBY HAMFEST

The Shelby Amateur Radio Club (SARC) is in the planning stages of our “The Granddaddy of them all” 64th annual Hamfest.  This years’ event will include Federal, State and Local ongoing restrictions required to safeguard the health of visitors, vendors and club members working during the Hamfest.  Anticipating a widespread availability of and administering of an effective mitigation program by the summer, and an easing of social distance requirements, the SARC looks forward to hosting “The Granddaddy of them all” on September 3rd through the 5th, 2021, and hope to see each and every one of you there.  The final decision on whether or not to host the Hamfest for 2021 will be published on or before May 31, 2021.  

Sincerely,

The Shelby Amateur Radio Club Hamfest Commitee

The information is subject to change as we are still in the planning stages of the hamfest.  All plans should be finalized by July.

Hours of Operation:
On Friday (September 3) hours are 9am - 5 pm (Buildings & Flea Market)

On Saturday (September 4) and Sunday (September 5)
Gates open at 7:00 AM on Saturday and 8:00AM on Sunday
Inside Dealer Buildings will be open 8:00 AM-5:00 PM on Saturday
Inside Dealer Buildings will be open 8:00 AM-1:00 PM on Sunday

Location of Fairgrounds:  
1751 E. Marion Street, Shelby, NC  28152
Approx. 35 miles west of Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Talk-In:  146.880 (-), No Tone - W4NYR Repeater

VE Testing by WCARS information can be found at the following link (VE Testing)

Pre-Registration for 2021 will begin in June.  You can save a little money by buying ahead of time or you can wait until the day of the hamfest to purchase your ticket but it will cost you the gate price of $10.00.  It is good for Friday, Saturday and Sunday (September 3-5).  See you in Shelby on Labor Day Weekend!

We have great prizes - you do not have to be present to win any of the Main / bi-hourly radio prizes.  We will ship to the 48 contiguous states.  Members of Shelby Amateur Radio Club and their immediate family are not eligible to win hamfest prizes.  Click here for prize information.

Forum Schedule - TBD - if interested in scheduling a forum please Click Here.

Youth Lounge Saturday 9AM - 4PM (Tentative schedule) in Dorton Hall (This activity is TBD as well)

Order your Tickets Here

Contact us for more information:  chairman@shelbyhamfest.org or  call (980) 295-5151

For flea market info click here or for opened covered reservable spaces click here.
Indoor Vendors please click here.  
Outdoor Vendors please click here.
If you have never been to the Shelby Hamfest and would like to receive more information about reserving spaces, please contact chairman@shelbyhamfest.org.

If you are looking for camping information, please click here.

Sunday School is Sunday September 6, 2020 @ 10 AM at the Fire Station on the Fairgrounds

Bingo for the ladies and children will be held following Sunday School.  Please bring your admission ticket with you to play.  Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.

There are plenty of places to eat while you are at the Shelby Hamfest either on the grounds or one of the fine restaurants in the City limits of Shelby.
On the grounds this year on the actual hamfest days: TBD.

 
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