As collectors, we wait all year for this – the National Sports Collectors Convention (aka “The National”) is a week away! As usual, Panini America will have a substantial presence at the National, however, we’ve got some extra tricks up our sleeve this time around that we think the Hobby will love!
LOCATION: Atlantic City, NJ
VENUE: The Atlantic City Convention Center (ACCC)
DATES: Wednesday July 27th-31st
Calendar of Panini America Events:
- Wed 7/27 – VIP Registration and Sneak Preview
- Thurs 7/28 – Show Opens
- Fri 7/29 – Show During the Day & Prizm NFT Party (more info below)
- Sat 7/30 – Show During the Day & Panini VIP Party (more info below)
- Sun 7/31 – Final Show Day
PANINI VIP PARTY (Saturday Night 7pm-11pm): This is arguably the most popular party in the Hobby, every year – and this year will be no different! There will be music, professional athletes and of course – lots of sports cards! Be on the lookout for athlete announcements next week! If you’re interested in attending, VIP Tickets are currently available through Dave and Adams Card World, Blowout Cards and Steel City Collectibles. Super VIP tickets were available on the Panini America website, but have sold out. (Party location to be disclosed at a later date.)
PRIZM NFT PARTY (Friday Night 7pm-11pm): This is the inaugural Prizm NFT Party, as the Panini NFT platform continues to incorporate real-life utility it was logical for us to launch our first NFT Party at The National! The event will be held at The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort, from 7pm-11pm followed by late night after hours from 11pm-4am. This party will be highlighted by big name musical acts, professional athletes and more! Athlete and musical acts will be announced on our social platforms starting with week including our first performer, DJ Skee announced earlier today. Tickets are available at Panini Direct.
There are three different price tiers that all include different levels of NFTs including exclusive NOIR basketball NFTs, 1-of-1 NFTs with a physical card, etc. You can see more on the various ticket levels HERE. You don’t want to miss this! Super VIP, VIP and General Admission Tickets are available at Panini Direct.
PANINI SILVER PACKS: The wildly popular Panini America Silver Packs are back again! The process to obtain these packs is simple – purchase redemption boxes from any of our three Panini Authorized Show Floor Dealers (Dave & Adams, Blowout Sports Cards & Steel City Collectibles) and you’ll be eligible to receive Panini Silver Packs from the Panini America Booth. We will be doing limited silver pack redemptions every day, or until supplies last. Purchase your box from the retailers listed above, and bring proof of purchase to the Panini Booth to receive your Silver Packs. Only collectors who buy redemption boxes from the three Panini Authorized Show Floor Dealers (Dave and Adams, Blowout & Steel City) are eligible. There’s a maximum of 5 boxes per person, per transaction, and Full cases redemptions are not allowed. See breakdown below.
|PROGRAM||SPORT||SILVER PACKS PER BOX|
|2022 Select UFC||UFC||2|
|2021-22 Court Kings Int. Blaster||BK||1|
|2020-21 Chronicles BK Asia||BK||1|
|2022 Chronicles Draft Picks CFB||FB||1|
|2021-22 Chronicles Soccer||SC||1|
|2021-22 Mosaic Soccer Serie A||SC||2|
|2022 Absolute Baseball||BB||1|
BOX WARS: Box Wars are back. The prizes are bigger than ever. Some of the prizes that will be randomly awarded this year – (5) tickets to the Friday Night NFT Party, 2022 Panini Black Boxes, 2021 Prizm Football, 2020 Panini One Football, 2021 Panini One Football, 2022 WWE Prizm, 2021-22 Contenders Basketball, 2021 Contenders Football and more. Collectors wanting to participate in Box Wars can purchase their product anywhere on the show floor. Product must be brought to the Panini booth sealed. Full schedule attached.
**Note: The products marked “NFT” will be the box wars in which we give away a ticket to the Friday Night NFT party.
Box Wars Schedule: 2022 Box War Schedule
KIDS CASE BREAK: Panini America’s FREE Kids Case Breaks Return in 2022. Bryan Gavin from Ultimate Box Breaks will once again host and MC the breaks this year! Open to all kids 12 and under, Panini will host two breaks per day, beginning Thursday, July 28th. Badges will be distributed blindly at 10:00am each morning at the Sales Tower – full details attached.
Kids Case Break: 2022 National Kids Case Break Schedule @ Panini Booth
PANINI KIDS CRATES: Panini will be selling an EXCLUSIVE 2022 National Kids Crate at the booth this year. Additionally, with the purchase of an exclusive crate, kids will have the chance to enter their name into a drawing to win FREE prizes like Panini Authentic autographed photos, random Hobby Boxes or 2022 National Silver Packs. Winners will be drawn twice, daily at 1:30pm and 4:30pm, and kids do not have to be present to win. We will have a white board at our booth where we’ll post the winner’s names.
Panini Kids Crates Series 5 include:
- 2020-21 Mosaic Basketball Cereal Box
- 2022 Donruss UFC NPP Blaster
- 2021 Rookies & Stars Football Cereal Box
- 2021 Prizm Draft Picks Collegiate Basketball Cereal Box
- 2021-22 Prizm English Premiere League Soccer Cereal Box
- Panini Collector’s Binder
- Panini Swag
For more info: https://nsccshow.com/home
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