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Objects are what matter. Only they carry the evidence that throughout the centuries something really happened among human beings.

Claude Levi-Strauss

Who We Are

Established in 1966 — NADCA is the oldest decoy & sporting collectibles organization in North America. Every year we sponsor one of the largest/longest running decoy & sporting collectibles shows in North America

Our Mission: Foster the hobby of collecting; Seek out and preserve old decoys; Gather information about carvers and their methods.

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Upcoming Events

2023 North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show

April 25, 2023, 10:00am through April 29, 2023, 4:00pm
Westin Lombard Chicago Hotel

The largest decoy and sporting collectibles show in North America. Room to room trading (Tues-Thursday) followed by a ballroom show (Fri-Sat) plus a Guyette & Deeter auction.

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Fall 2022 President’s Corner

Fall is my favorite time. It lasts long in Iowa as it starts mid-September and extends into December with beautiful leaves and sunsets. For 62 years, I have enjoyed hunting over wooden decoys, and it’s time…