The Tennessee Military Collectors Association (TMCA) holds show events twice a year for the purpose of selling and trading, displaying and appraising military items. Our motto: Collectors Honoring Veterans and Preserving History for the Next Generation!
The Fall/Winter Relics Show is scheduled for November 25-26, 2022.
Our theme this event is:
Spanish American, Philippines and Banana Wars 1897-1934
Children 15 and under FREE when accompanied by a parent.
Come see a collection of some of the finest historical dealers in the world. Our show events feature over 325 tables of some of the finest collectible military pieces in history. From weapons, to uniforms, to books, pictures, medals and more. Everything historically related to excite the military historian in you.
*Buy * Sell * Trade * Display * Appraisals
Numerous displays of military artifacts from the United States, Japan, Germany, Great Britain and other countries.
Check our event out at:
Franklin Marriott Cool Springs
700 Cool Springs Blvd.
Franklin, TN 37067
Franklin Marriott is offering a special discounted room rate of $117 plus tax (Single or Double) for TMCA members.This rate is available on a limited amount of rooms. Reservations must be received on or before October 29, 2022.
Call Marriott at: 1-888-403-6772 and mention TMCA for this special club rate!
Friday - Special Members Hours & Dealer Setup 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Life Members ONLY Hours 8AM - 12:00PM
All Members Hours 9AM - 12:00PM
Friday - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Admission - $5.00 Children Under 15 Free when accompanied by a parent
*Free entrance for Scouts and ROTC members in uniform.
"I find it truly honorable that this niche of collectors and organizations like the Tennessee Military Collectors Association is working hard to preserve our world heritage for future generations." - WeaponSeeker.com
The TMCA is truly an active club that offers their members lots of opportunities to meet and enjoy the fellowship with likeminded individuals.
The Club has a monthly meeting that takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except May, October and December). The meetings include Club updates and some members bring their special items for show-and-tell. The meetings are held at local restaurants and the locations may vary. There are three special meeting that take place in May, October and December.
Shooting events are held in May and October and a special December Christmas Dinner event. The shooting events take place Charlie Haffner Memorial Range which is located at 2795 Owl Hollow Road in Franklin Tennessee. website: https://williamsonshooting.com/location. You will be able to shoot pistols and rifles, but NO FULLY AUTO class 3 firearms are allowed at the range. You will need to bring your firearm, ammo, ear protection and targets. The range does not sell shooting supplies of any type. So, you will also need to bring your own stapler gun or heavy-duty push pins to attach your target to the provided wooden stands. The TMCA NRA shooting instructor/Rangemaster will be on site to control the shoot. He will be available to educate and help anyone who would like to learn the correct ways to handle and shoot their firearm. He will also be coordinating the Fall competition target event. After the shooting event, the Club will furnish dinner (no acholic beverages will be served and no alcohol is permitted on the premises). The number of participants is limited by the range capacity. A small fee is charged to off-set the Club expenses. Also, during the shooting events everyone is welcome to bring items to sell, trade or for show and tell. You will need to bring your own table for your items and a chair for these events.
1st Event: The Spring/Summer Club Shooting Event will take place in May 12, 2022 and is a traditional Schutzenfest (Shooting festival). Reservations are required and there is a $5.00 fee to attend. This is an open ranged shoot with all weapons allowed except for the Automatic Class 3 items.
2nd Event: The Fall/Winter Club Shooting Event will take place Thursday, September 22, 2022 a traditional Schiebwettbewerb (Shooting Competition). Reservations are required and there is a $5.00 fee to attend.
Competition target shooting will consist of the following categories:
1. 22 Caliber Pistol Shooting Competition
2. 22 Caliber Rife Shooting Competition
3. Open Military Pistol Shooting (Any Caliber, but must be an as-Issued Military weapon.)
4. Open Military Rifle shooting (Any Caliber, but must be an as-Issued Military weapon.)
Note: Weapons used must have iron sites only.
Note, NRA Targets will be furnished for the competition only.
The TMCA NRA shooting instructor/Rangemaster will be on site to coordinate the event. The trophies won at this event will be given to the winners at the Fall/Winter Show.
The major Club events takes place at Franklin / Cool Springs Marriott Hotel. Our events are held on the Friday and Saturday of every Easter and Thanksgiving weekend. The Shows have over 325 tables full of military relics available for show, sale and trade. The Spring/Sumer Show will be April 15 and 16, 2022 and The Fall/Winter Show takes place on November 25 and 26, 2022.
The last event of the year will be our Christmas Meeting celebration and dinner in December. Place, date and time will be announced closer to the event.
For more informationcontact TMCA contact us for our most up to date newsletters, flyers, etc.