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Always count on a superb BWPOSECC Convention Auction!












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               Images below are just a small sample from past auctions




The 7th Blue & White Pottery / Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club Convention is scheduled for June 8, 9, & 10, 2023 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Illinois. Please make  your room reservation early (phone 309.694-0200).

     The Embassy Suites

                East Peoria, Illinois 

                     309.694-0200

The BWPOSECC Convention 2023 


                                            TENTATIVE CONVENTION 2023 AGENDA

June 8, Thursday     3:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.     Early Registration
                                                                          REGISTER on bulletin board for room sales 
                                    5:30p.m. - 7:30 p.m.      Manager's reception in hotel atrium
                                                                           Room sales immediately follow all evening
                                    5:30 p.m.                       Hospitality Room will be open during room sales

                                                                          ----- put open times on board.                                                                                     

June 9, Friday          9 a.m. to noon                Hotel room sales


                                    noon to 1 p.m.                Convention Registration 
                                      

                                     noon to 1 p.m.               Drop off rare items for locked showcase
                                                                     

                                     noon to 1 p.m.              
 Member display setup


​                                    1:00 p.m.                         President's welcome

​                                                                            Business Meeting (Elect New Board Members and Officers)

                                     1:45 ish p.m.                   Presentation of displays

                                                                             Convention SEMINAR follows Display Presentations                                                                              

                                  After Seminar                  Take displays down                                                                                                                                                    Pick up rare items from locked case


                                    3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.      Dinner on you own


                                    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.      Manger's reception in hotel atrium


                                    7:00 p.m. -                      Submit and view Antique / Fun Auction items


                                     7:30                                Antique / Fun Auction - Any stoneware proceeds over $50 go                                                                                  the club with limit on any other items.                                                                                                                        All donations to the club are appreciated.

                                                                   


June 10, ​Saturday        8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     Consign auction&/or Premiere Auction items with                                                                                                       completed auction form

                                       9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Auction Preview                         


                                     10:30 a.m. -?                    Auction


                                      5:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.      Manager's reception in hotel atrium




                                     PLEASE MAKE CERTAIN YOU ARE IN  BANQUET ROOM AT 6:30 P.M. TO AVOID A DINNER DELAY

                                        6:30 p.m.                     Banquet and Closing Remarks

                                                                            Cash prizes awarded for winning displays

                                                                            Three names drawn for:

                                                                                 1. Paid registration fees for 2024 convention

                                                                                 2. One night's lodging for 2024 convention

                                                                                 3. Paid B&W Club family membership for 2024  

                                                                                                                              

                                                                         




                                   2023 Convention Committee Chairmen
                                   Please feel free to contact one of our Convention Chairmen for

                                                additional information regarding convention. 


                         Show Displays       Pending

                        
Show & Sale          Room Sales this year

                         Auction                   Burley and Tammy Green           burleytammygreen@gmail.com
                         Raffles                    Hellen & Bob Taylor                    superslab1@netzero.net
                         Friday Night Activity   Jeri Ann Feiten & John Kincaid   churnsrus@gmail.com
                        
                         Seminars                 Greg & Terry Skelton                gregskelton26@icloud.com
                        
Nominating Committee     Rhonda & Ken Blackburn     rbkb@mchsi.com

                         Fun Auction             Feiten / Kincaid                            churnsrus@gmail.com
                         Hospitality Room     Ken & Mary Kay Molfese             mmolfese@sd163.com

        A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU GOES OUT TO THE OFFICERS, BOARD, AND MEMBERSHIP FOR OUR TERRIFIC PAST CONVENTIONS

        GREAT FUN ----- GREAT STONEWARE ------ GREAT FRIENDS

 Flashbacks of previous Conventions

      Please visit, join, and participate on our page at

"Blue & White Pottery / Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club"

                                 on Facebook. 

ANNOUNCEMENT

   PleaseMake your 2023 Convention Hotel Registrations Now

​                                               309.694-0200

​                and Join Us In East Peoria, Illinois, in June 2023 !!!!

        DISPLAYS ARE NEEDED FOR UPCOMING CONVENTION

          YOUR HELP IS NEEDED !

We are still in need of displays for our convention.  Remember a display does not need to be stoneware. In the past we've had displays on antique coffee tins, toys, banks etc.  The club pays $100.00 to those who put up a display.


If you would like to do a display please contact Greg or Terry Skelton at gregskelton26@icloud.com  or phone 423-357-1913

SINCE  2015

       Snapshots of Past Conventions

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OFFICIAL WEB SITE

STAY  SAFE,  AND SEE YOU in 2023 !!