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the annual stamp bourse and exhibition of the  Nova Scotia Stamp Club.

April 22-23, 2017
Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre Banquet Hall
45 Octherloney St, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia


Details are being added every day so please check back.

Schedule

Exhibit Entry Form  

Awards & Trophies

Dealer and Bourse Information

Team Competition

Organizing Committee

 

Accommodations

This is the 100th Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion

Novapex 2017 will be commemorating this historic and tragic event with special show covers and cancellations.

Leon Matthys will present slide show and discussion  on the Halifax Explosion. This audio visual show is approximately a half hour and will presented on both days of Novapex 2017. Times to be announced.

 

Awards Banquet

The awards banquet will be held:

Sunday, 23 April 2017
6:30pm Reception / 7:00 Dinner
Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre
Tickets: $TBD each

Menu: Coming soon

Free admittance; Ample free parking; Handicapped accessible; On major bus routes;

Please advise of any special dietary requirements.

 

 


Schedule

 Saturday 22 April 2017
8:00 – 10:00 am

10:00 am

7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall and Dealers Setup / Exhibit Registration

Exhibition and Bourse opens

Exhibition and Bourse closes

 Saturday 23 April 2017
9:00 am

3.00 pm

6:30 pm
 

Exhibition and Bourse opens

Exhibition and Bourse closes

Awards Banquet
 

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Dealer and Bourse Information

Bourse information is being distributed to those dealers that have expressed interest.  If you would like to attend please contact Gary Steele at 902-864-3976 .

Bourse Application forms are available here.

A preliminary Exhibit / Bourse Layout can be seen here soon.

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Awards & Trophies

The typical NOVAPEX awards are listed, other awards will be posted as they are known.

Royal Philatelic Society of Canada sanctioned Awards
Gold, Vermeil, Silver, Silver-Bronze and Bronze awards will be presented to those entries which merit such recognition.  These awards are for quality, therefore there can be more than one in each class. 

J. Doug Allen Novice Award
This award is donated by the Nova Scotia Stamp Club and is presented to the best first-time winner of a Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Award.

Nova Scotia Stamp Club Award
Presented to a member-contributor for outstanding contributions to the club and/or to the advancement of philately in Nova Scotia.

Ken C. MacDonald Postal History Award
The Award is presented in recognition of Ken C. MacDonald’s outstanding research in postal history and his encouragement to fellow collectors. The award is to encourage research in the postal history of Atlantic Canada and to recognize those who make a significant contribution in this field.

The Ken C. MacDonald Postal History Award shall be awarded for excellence in any of the following categories:
1)  An exhibit of the postal history of Atlantic Canada presented at NOVAPEX.
2)  Original research about the postal history of Atlantic Canada which has been published in a form generally  available to interested collectors. Such publications should have occurred during the previous year.
3)  A significant contribution to the advancement of Atlantic Canadian postal history.

George MacKenzie Aerophilately Award
The award shall be presented to a member of the Nova Scotia Stamp Club who, as an exhibitor at a NSSC sponsored exhibition and in the opinion of the Judges, has presented an outstanding exhibit on any aspect of Aerophilately. The exhibit must receive at least a silver award from the judges during the show in which it is exhibited. The award, consisting of a shield with an aviation motif, will be held by the winner for one year. A smaller shield or plaque will be also given to the winner as a permanent keepsake. The winner’s name and year of award will be engraved upon each.

The People's Choice Award
The Award for the most popular exhibit as determined by a vote by those who attend the exhibition.

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Team Competition

Teams consists of 5 members each with a single frame entered in the exhibition.  Individual points are tallied for an overall Team score. Entry Forms, outlining the scoring system that will be used, are available at the link below, at monthly meetings.

Dave Cooper Memorial Trophy is presented to the 5 winning members of the One-Frame Team Competition. Each individual Team member also receives a circular medallion. 

For more information or to be part of a team, please contact Jack Forbes.

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2017 Novapex Committee

 Responsibility Contact
 Chairman  Sean Weatherup
 902-865-1361
 Dealer Liaison  Gary Steele
 902-864-3976
 Exhibits  Sean Weatherup
 Awards  Sean Weatherup
 Judging  TBD
 Registration / Finance  Marilyn Melanson
 Scribe  Bob Boehner
 Programme & NSSC Website  Jeff Parks
 Hall Layout & Frames  Keith Mackay
Club Table  Karen Galbraith
 902-865-1361

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Accommodations 

Several hotels and Inns are available in the area close to the show venue.

The following link is provided for information only.

If you are a hotelier and would like to have a link posted on this site please contact the club.

 


Area Hotels, Inns and B&Bs


For other Hotels, Motels, Inns or Bed & Breakfasts in the Halifax/ Dartmouth area go to Nova Scotia Places to Stay

Toll Free: 1.800.565.0000
Direct: 902.425.5781



 

 

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