Hunts & Events

Organized hunts and treasure-hunting shows are a great way to pick up tips to make you a more successful hunter, meet fellow hobbyists and even check out that new piece of equipment you have had your eye on.� Listed below are some upcoming events across the United States.� If there is one planned for your area or in a location that you can combine a family vacation to attend, mark your calendar and start making plans . . . you will be glad you did and as many have found, attending hunts can be highly addictive!

NOTE: If you are involved in an upcoming event that you want to let FMDAC members and visitors to our website know about, let us know and we will get the information published on this page

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August

FMDAC Metal Detecting
Competition Hunt List

2019/20 Metal Detecting
Competition Hunts by
Month


Date:          August 03, 2019
Event:         One Day
Location:     Kent, Washington
Event:         Lenny Phay Memorial Hunt
Sponsor:      Puget Sound Treasure Hunters Club
Phone:        360-556-3914
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Event Description:    Puget Sound Treasure Hunters Club’s “Lenny Phay Memorial Hunt” at Reber Ranch, 28606 132nd Ave. SE., Kent, WA 98042.


Date:          August 10, 2019
Event:         Two Days
Location:     Duryea, Pennsylvania
Event:         36th Annual Black Diamond Treasure Hunt
Sponsor:      Black Diamond Treasure Hunters Club
Phone:        215-536-0796
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Event Description:    Held at Germania Fire House, 430 Foote Ave. Duryea, Pa


Date:          August 17, 2019
Event:         Two Days
Location:     New Concord, Ohio
Event:         40th Annual Buckeye Hunt
Sponsor:      Sponsored by Don & Bill Hayes
Phone:        740-252-1322
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Event Description:    Two all silver main hunts each day. On a separate entry fee is the Big Silver Bonanza Hunt with nothing but silver quarters and half dollars. Fun hunts each day plus a night hunt on Saturday.

FMDAC Gold Prospecting
Shows List

2019/20 Gold
Prospecting Shows by
Month



Date:          August 21, 2019
Event:         Seven Days
Location:     Nome, Alaska
Event:         Minelab Week — Alaska
Sponsor:      Akau Gold & Minelab
Phone:        760-855-2855
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Event Description:    For two weeks in June & Agust at Nome, Alaska, Minelab will be hosting "Minelab Week" in partnership with our authorised dealer, Akau Gold. Come and test the newest Minelab detectors with a certified Minelab instructor and receive one free day of detecting at Akau with the purchase of any Minelab detector.


Date:          August 23, 2019
Event:         Three Days
Location:     Liberty, Washington
Event:         2019 NW Miners Rally
Sponsor:      Resources Coalition
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Event Description:     PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES
HANDS ON EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATIONS
VISIT HISTORIC LIBERTY
VISIT NEARBY GEMSTONE SITES
PROSPECTING & MINING ASSCOCIATIONS
FOOD AVAILABLE ON SITE
RAFFLES FOR GREAT PRIZES
GAMES FOR PRIZES (KIDS & ADULTS)
NIGHT TIME METAL DETECTOR HUNT
PROSPECTING EQUIPMENT
JEWELERY ARTWORK
PANNING COMPITION



Date:          August 31, 2019
Event:         Two Days
Location:     Foresthill, California
Event:         California State & US National Gold Panning Championships
Sponsor:      Motherlode Goldhounds
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Event Description:     Rules California State Gold Panning Championships is sponsored by the Mother Lode Goldhounds of Auburn California, at 24601 Harrison Street, Foresthill Ca 95631 on Saturday and Sunday (Labor Day weekend).

Compete for pride, prestige, glory and really spiffy metals - if you're one the best!!

All levels of competitor are welcome, beginner through professional, including team competition!

The panning competition is part of the Foresthill Heritage Festival, a celebration of our rich heritage of mining and lumber. Fun for all!




FMDAC 2019/20 Civil War
Show & Event List


2019/20 Civil War
Shows by Month



Date:          August 1-31, 2019
Location:     Many Cities, All U.S. States
Event:         Military Trader Show Calendar
Owner:        Military Trader
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Description:    CONFIRM ALL INFORMATION WITH SHOW PROMOTER BEFORE TRAVELING. THE TIME, DATES, AND/OR LOCATION MAY HAVE CHANGED! To submit a show listing to be included in our calendar of events, send show date(s), location, and contact information to Attn: Battle Plan, 700 East State St., Iola, WI 54990-0001 or email to Editor, Military Trader. Include “Military Show Listing” on the subject line.

FMDAC 2019/20 North-South Skirmish Assn List

2019/20 Skirmish Assn
List by Month



Date:          August 1-31, 2019
Location:     Many Cities, All U.S. States
Event:         North-South Skirmish schedule
Owner:        North-South Skirmish Assn
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Description:    The North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) was formed in 1950 to commemorate the heroism of the men, of both sides, who fought in the American Civil War. The N-SSA promotes the safe and competitive shooting of Civil War firearms and artillery while wearing Civil War uniforms. There are currently over 3,500 members composing over 200 units (teams). An N-SSA unit must represent an actual unit that existed during the Civil War, so you'll see units from all over the Union and Confederacy, competing in a friendly and family oriented atmosphere. You can view our regions here.


Date:          August 09, 2019  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fort Shenandoah, Virginia
Event:         Allegheny Regional
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Region - AL


Date:          August 09, 2019  Event: Three Days
Location:     Pleasant Hill, Ohio
Event:         Union Guards
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Mid-West Region


Date:          August 10, 2019  Event: Two Days
Location:     Reading, Massachusetts
Event:         34th Virginia Cavalry
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    New England Region


Date:          August 15, 2019  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fort Shenandoah, Virginia
Event:         Wainwright
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Date:          August 16, 2019  Event: Three Days
Location:     Maybee, Michigan
Event:         7th Tennessee
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Northwest Region


Date:          August 17, 2019  Event: Two Days
Location:     Streator, Illinois
Event:         Phil Thouvenin Memorial
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Western Region


Date:          August 23, 2019  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fulton, New York
Event:         63rd NYVI
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Region - NE


Date:          August 23, 2019  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fort Shenandoah, Virginia
Event:         Gator Skirmish -1st Florida
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Region - CV


Date:          August 23, 2019  Event: Three Days
Location:     Brierfield, Alabama
Event:         3rd Georgia/44th Georgia
Sponsor:      2019 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Deep South Region




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