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

2018/19 Metal Detecting
Competition Hunts by
Month


Date:          August 04, 2018  Event: One Day
Location:     Orting, 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. Features 3 main hunts (senior hunt included) and a youth hunt. The main raffle prizes are a XP Deus Metal Detector and a Treasure Chest. Silver dollar raffles throughout the day. A potluck lunch is included. The cost of the days hunts and lunch is $90.00. Bring the family for a day of fun.


Date:          August 11, 2018  Event: One Day
Location:     Tunkhannok, Pennsylvania
Event:         35th Annual Black Diamond Treasure Hunt
Sponsor:      Black Diamond Treasure Hunters Club
Phone:        215-536-0796
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Event Description:    Held at Lazy Brook Park, Rt. 6 (Across from Deer Park Lumber). Come join us for a fun filled day with plenty of coins, jewelry, super prizes and exciting raffles at a very reasonable price. Hotels/Motels nearby. Go to our website for complete info and registration.


Date:          August 18, 2018  Event: Two Days
Location:     Oglesby, Illinois
Event:         IVHRRA National Treasure Hunt
Sponsor:      Illinois Valley Historical Research & Recovery Association
Phone:        815-488-6793
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Event Description:    Held at Lehigh Memorial Park, 1150 E Walnut St. Lots of Great Prizes including metal detectors. Hunts include silver dimes, silver quarters, silver halfs, silver dollars, Susan B. Anthony's, prize tokens, more! Visit our website for entry form and deadlines


Date:          August 18, 2018  Event: Two Days
Location:     New Concord, Ohio
Event:         39th Annual Buckeye Hunt
Sponsor:      Sponsored by Don & Bill Hayes
Phone:        740-252-1322
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Event Description:    HUNT WILL BE HELD ON THE HAYES FARM 185 RESERVOIR ROAD, NEW CONCORD, OHIO 43762

FMDAC Gold Prospecting
Shows List

2018/19 Gold
Prospecting Shows by
Month



Date:          August 18, 2018  Event: Two Days
Location:     Sonora, Cailfornia
Event:         2018 Gold & Outdoor Festival
Sponsor:      Delta Gold Diggers
Phone:        209-863-8066
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Event Description:    Held at at the Motherlode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Dr, Sonora, CA. Activities include: Prospecting seminars, pan for REAL GOLD, hands-on and live equipment demos, metal detecting, vendors galore! FUN FOR ALL AGES: bucket mucking, gold pan toss, gold panning contest, detecting for kids.


Date:          August 24, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Liberty, Washington
Event:         2018 Resources Coalition NW Miners Rally
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Event Description:     The Rally is free and open to everyone.
This annual gathering provides Pacific Northwest mineral prospectors, miners and the general public an opportunity to openly discuss important events and actions affecting prospecting and mining, demonstrate and observe new technologies, buy and sell equipment and parts, show off some finds and catch up with friends.

Some of the Highlights of this 3-day event include;
- Self Guided Tour of Historic Liberty
- Watch an original Arrastra in operation
- Visit nearby gemstone sites
- Educational Presentations and Lectures
- Hands on Equipment Demonstrations
- Prospecting & Mining Associations & Clubs
- Purchase Prospecting and Mining Equipment
- Metal Detector Night Hunt



Date:          August 29, 2017  Event: Five Days
Location:     Loudmine, Georgia
Event:         2018 August Loudmine Outing
Sponsor:      LDMA-Lost Dutchman Mining Assn
Phone:        800-551-9707
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Event Description:    Held at LDMA Loudmine Camp, Loudmine, GA




FMDAC 2018/19 Civil War
Show & Event List


2018/19 Civil War
Shows by Month




Date:          August 09, 2018  Event:  (Four Days)
Location:     Denver, Colorado
Event:         Orders and Medal Society of America Convention
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Event Description:    Held at Crowne Plaza Denver International Airport

FMDAC 2018/19 North-South Skirmish Assn List

2018/19 Skirmish Assn
List by Month




Date:          August 10, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fort Shenandoah-Winchester, Virginia
Event:         Allegheny Regional
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Date:          August 10, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Erie, Pennsylvania
Event:         9th New York Cavalry
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Northeast Region


Date:          August 10, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Ft. Shenandoah, Virginia
Event:         Allegheny Regional
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Allegheny Region


Date:          August 17, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fort Shenandoah-Winchester, Virginia
Event:         Wainwright
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Date:          August 17, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Maybee, Michigan
Event:         1st Michigan Vol Inf
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Northwest Region


Date:          August 17, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Ft. Shenandoah, Virginia
Event:         Wainwright Skirmish
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Date:          August 18, 2018  Event: Two Days
Location:     Streator, Illinois
Event:         46th Illinois Vol Infantry
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Western Region


Date:          August 24, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fulton, New York
Event:         63rd NYVI
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Region - NE


Date:          August 24, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Fort Shenandoah-Winchester, Virginia
Event:         Gator Skirmish -11th VA Cavalry
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Region - CV


Date:          August 24, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Pleasant Hill, Ohio
Event:         Union Guards
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Mid-West Region


Date:          August 24, 2018  Event: Three Days
Location:     Brierfield, Alabama
Event:         3rd Georgia/44th Georgia
Sponsor:      2018 North-South Skirmish Assn
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Event Description:    Deep South Region




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