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Our 2021 National Convention will be held this year in beautiful Hampton Roads, Virginia

Welcome to the
2021 NAWCC National Convention in Hampton Roads, Virginia
Thursday, July 15 to Sunday, July 18

  • Largest Watch & Clock Show in the Country
  • Over 700 Dealers
  • Lectures on Wrist Watches, Pocket Watches & Clocks every Day
  • Exhibits Including Naval Timepieces
  • Maker's Fair Craft Contest
  • Watch & Clock Auction
  • Special Discount Pricing for New First Time Members
  • Area Attractions and Tours Including Virginia Air and Space Museum, Historic Fort Monroe, Hampton History Museum Newsome House

Date: July 15 to July 18, 2021

Location: Hampton Roads Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth Street, Hampton Roads, Virginia

NAWCC Members: Register on-line

Public Welcome to attend all lectures free of charge. Register at the door.

Special pricing is offered to new, first time members that includes one year membership to the NAWCC and entrance to all Convention activities including lectures, exhibits, mart and auction for $95.00 (save $60.00).

NAWCC membership automatically includes The Watch & Clock Bulletin and the MART magazines 6 times a year, full website and research library privileges, and entry to other Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) at little or no cost.
Alternative 4-month membership with the same privileges for $75.00.
Bring a family member or friend for $25.00 each (new, first time members only).

Convention Schedule Highlights (Schedule):
  • Opening Welcome Reception & Keynote Lecture on Military Timekeeping – Thursday, 6:00 pm
    Come join us for a social hour followed by the Key Note Lecture. No registration required, Everyone welcome.
  • Daily Lectures on Wrist Watches, Pocket Watches and Clocks. No registration required. Everyone welcome.
  • WWT Mart: Thursday - Friday (
  • NAWCC Mart: Friday – Sunday
  • Live Auction – Friday, 7:00 pm. Don't miss the Friday night Auction! There will be up to 100 quality items.
  • Annual Membership Meeting – Saturday, 8:00 am. Complimentary Continental Breakfast.
  • Convention Banquet – Saturday 7:00 pm. Join us for a fun social hour and sit-down dinner followed by award presentations including winners of the NAWCC Craft Contests.
The annual NAWCC Crafts Competition features nearly 20 categories for members to show off their maker skills.

We have a Youth Craft competition (17 and under) as well as an Adult Craft competition. Please encourage members in your chapter to enter the competition in both the adult and youth craft division. The competition is open to the public.

All categories will be judged by qualified experts except for the "People's Choice" award that is determined by ballot. Ballots will be in the crafts exhibit area and can be cast for your favorite entry in the Crafts Competition. A ribbon will be attached to the winning item in the crafts exhibit area after judging has taken place. The People's Choice winner receives a trophy at the National Convention Banquet (Saturday, 7:00 pm). Special thanks to Donegan Optical, in memory of their founder Bill Donegan, for donating the People's Choice trophy.

We are always looking for helpers and Judges for the convention. If you have any question on the Craft Competition, please call or email me William 'Bill' Slough, Crafts Chairman at Phone: 817-600-7501,

Click here to view and download forms and Craft Competition information