The National Sports Collectors Convention is the premier collectors' event every year. For more than 30 years, the NSCC has been a meeting place for friends and collectors.
Topps has had a strong presence at the show for the last several years and this year will be no different as Topps will offer exclusive cards, celebrity signings, Pack Wars and more.
The NSCC is at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, July 31-August 4, in Rosemont, IL, which is directly next to Chicago.
*All times subject to change
NSCC Bowman Pack Redemption
Simlar to last year's program, for collectors to get the NSCC-exclusive Bowman redemption packs, they will have to purchase the hobby boxes from a dealer at the National, receive a specially marked sticker, and then bring it to the Topps booth with the sealed box to redeem for a pack. The pack contain four exclusive Bowman cards with a chance at autographs and rare refractors.
One box is eligible for one or two packs depending on the product. See the table below for eligible boxes and the number of packs that can be redeemed per box. There is a limit of 12 packs per person, per transaction, and packs are only available while supplies last.
Each day of the show, there will be limited number of packs available to spread it across the duration of the NSCC.
The redemption line will open Thursday-Sunday at 11:30 am. Wednesday the pack redemption line will open at 5 pm.
|2019 Hobby Products||# of Packs|
|Series 1 Baseball Hobby||1|
|Pro Debut Baseball||1|
|Series 2 Baseball Hobby||1|
|Stadium Club Baseball||1|
|Allen & Ginter Baseball||1|
|Archives Signatures Active Player Baseball||1|
|Champions League Chrome Soccer||1|
|Champions League Finest||1|
|Champions League Museum Collection||1|
|Gypsy Queen Baseball||1|
|Chrome Baseball Hobby||1|
|Bundesliga Chrome Soccer||1|
|Series 1 Baseball Jumbo||2|
|Series 2 Baseball Jumbo||2|
|Bowman Baseball Hobby||2|
|Tier One Baseball||2|
|Museum Collection Baseball||2|
|Chrome Baseball Jumbos||2|
|Bowman Baseball Jumbos||2|
|Bundesliga Museum Soccer||2|
Hunter Greene signing
Top Cincinnati Reds prospect Hunter Greene is headed to Chicago. Greene, the No. 2 overall pick in 2017, will be signing special cards made just for the NSCC, limited to the first 100 people per day.
Time: Friday, 4-5 pm; Saturday, 11 am-noon
Artist Graig Kreindler signing
Many sports fans know the great work of artist Graig Kreindler. Kreindler has worked with Topps this year on the 150 Years of Baseball set, exclusively sold on Topps.com.
His artwork has featured many of the most iconic players throughout baseball history.
Kreinder will be signing prints included as a gift-with-purchase for the 150th Anniversary set being sold at the NSCC. There is a maximum of three autographs per person, per day.
Time: Saturday, 5-6 pm.
Meet Master Chef Graham Elliot
As a big baseball card collector, Graham Elliot was the perfect person to be featured in 2019 Topps Allen & Ginter. Now meet the master chef at the Topps booth where he will sign specially made cards for the show.
Time: Saturday, 2:30-3:30 pm
Autographer signers have the right refuse any request or item.
For the last severeal years, Topps has held a question-and-answer session with its executives. Collectors can come to the event, ask their burning questions while food and drinks are being served.
Sign up at the Topps booth because there is a limited amount of seats available.
Time: Thursday 6-7:30 pm
Pack Wars with Alan Narz is back!
It's loud. It's crazy. It's a lot of fun.
To participate, come to the Topps booth at the designated times (see the show schedule on the floor), for a chance to win Topps prizes. Every one who plays gets a free pack of cards.
Ever wanted to learn more about case breaks? Here's your chance. Topps will host several case breakers at the booth throughout the show.
Stop by the Topps booth and see a case break live in action. Find the full schedule of case breaks at the booth.