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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

NADCA - Who We Are

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.

What We Do

We are a group of individuals enthusiastically committed to the preservation, collection and trade of waterfowl decoys. As an organization we provide benefits to members that foster a greater knowledge and appreciation for decoys and welcome seasoned decoy collectors and newcomers wanting to learn more or how to get started.





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.


  • Room-to-Room Trading
  • Guyette & Deeter Auction
  • Exhibit Hall Dealer Show
  • Educational Seminars
  • Various Decoy/Sporting Collectibles Displays
  • Carving Demonstrations
  • Silent Auctions
  • Free Appraisals

For Room Reservations:
Reserve online, or call Westin Chicago Lombard 24/7 Reservations at (888) 627-9031. For any problems, please contact Rick Sandstrom at (319) 431-3861.

A Beginner Guide to 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.

Collecting Decoys: Getting Started

Get Involved

We hope you’ll consider getting involved with the North American Decoys Collectors Association as we provide enriching experiences around a shared love and appreciation for decoys.


Rick Sandstrom

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Jeff Seregny

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