General Information

 

                 ARIPEX 2017

February 17 – 19, 2017

MESA CONVENTION CENTER

263 NORTH CENTER STREET

MESA, ARIZONA  85201-6628

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 10 AM – 6 PM SUNDAY 10 AM – 3 PM

FREE PARKING – $ 5 admission good for all three days of the show

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                           SHOW THEME OF ARIPEX 2017: TBD

 

 

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ARIPEX 2015 HAS BEEN SELECTED TO HOST THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE FIRST DAY OF ISSUE CEREMONY FOR THE NEW 1c BOBCAT COIL STAMP. The Official USPS First Day of Issue Ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 21, 2015 in the Grand Plaza, just outside of building “C”, at 11:30 AM  at the Mesa Convention Center. The official mascot of the Arizona Diamondbacks professional baseball team, D. Baxter the Bobcat, will unveil the new issue at the ceremony. Official United States Postal Service First Day of Issue Ceremony programs will be provided free of charge to the public, limited to one per person. One can purchase this new issue and additional postage at the USPS booth, located just inside the lobby of building “c” and receive an official USPS First Day of Issue cancellation.

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 WE ARE HOSTING THE FOLLOWING PHILATELIC SOCIETIES FOR ARIPEX 2017

The Canal Zone Study Group (CZSG)

Arizona & New Mexico Postal History Society

Plate Number Coil Collectors Club

American Ceremonial Program Society

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The Arizona Federation of Stamp Clubs is proud to welcome you to ARIPEX 2017. From this site you will find everything you need to prepare for the show.  If there is anything we can do to assist you, please feel free to contact us via the contact tab at the top right or contact one of the show committee members listed under the Show committee tab.

The Federation is proud to be holding the 59th consecutive show in Mesa, Arizona on February 17 – 19, 2017 at the Mesa Centennial Hall, located at 263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ 85201.

The average daily high in February is 78 degrees, with 0.4 inches of rain and 25 days of sunshine so why stay in the snow or the blowing cold winds.  Come to the Valley Of The Sun and work on your new suntan for 2017. You can attend Spring Training, bid on a classic automobile, and shop till you drop.

Thanks for visiting and we look forward to seeing you February 17 – 19, 2017!

                                                                       PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR FUTURE ARIPEX SHOW DATES:

FEBRUARY 16-18, 2018

FEBRUARY 15-17, 2019

 

IF YOU ARE A PHILATELIC SOCIETY, WE WELCOME TO OPPORTUNITY TO HOST YOUR GROUP AT ONE OF OUR FUTURE SHOWS LISTED ABOVE.

                                                      PLEASE CONTACT THE SHOW CHAIRMAN AT kwkual@aol.com FOR FURTHER DETAILS