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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 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

2024 North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show

April 23, 2024, 10:00am through April 27, 2024, 2:00pm
Westin Chicago Lombard Hotel

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

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Get Started Collecting

Want to start your own decoy collection? Getting started or adding to your collection can seem overwhelming. Learn more about why and how to collect decoys with our FREE Collector Resources.

Fall 2023 President’s Corner

Our 2023 event was fun and successful. Thank you for the tremendous support!

I made my first trip to duck camp in October of 1960 and was fortunate enough to stick one of grandpa’s decoys in my bag. It was a…