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We are currently on our cold weather schedule. Please check the schedule for upcoming events.


Ohio Buckeye Chapter of the GPAA Meeting and Event Schedule for 2020

March 2020 - Mid Winter Luncheon / Gathering. Not an official meeting. Location TBA and Date TBA based on weather. Hopefully early March.

April TBA – 11:00AM – Spring Ice Breaker Meet.  Golden Corral, Ontario Ohio. 

May 2-3 - Ohio Gold & Treasure Show at Ohio Exposition Center, Ohio State Fairgrounds. Contact via our online contact form for ticket information, or visit for more information.

May 9 – 10:00AM – BCGPAA May 2020 Meet.  Common Dig, Potluck, Meeting.  GPAA Swank Claim. 

June 13-14 – 10:00AM – BCGPAA Annual Fossick Invitational.  Common digs, beeper hunts, vendors, etc.  GPAA Swank Claim. 

July 11 – 10:00AM – BCGPAA July 2020 Meet.  Common Dig, Potluck, Meeting.  GPAA Swank Claim.

August 8 – 10:00AM – BCGPAA August Meeting.  Pre Gold Rush Cleanup, Potluck, Meeting.  GPAA Swank Claim. 

Sept. 5-6 – 10:00AM – Annual Ohio Gold Rush Days – Common digs, vendors, food, auctions, beeper hunts, and more.  GPAA Swank Claim.  Labor Day Weekend. 

Oct. 10 – 10:00AM – BCGPAA October 2020 Meet and Volunteer Appreciation Day.  Common Dig, Potluck / BBQ, Crockpot Cook Off., Elections, Kids Halloween. Meeting. 

All common digs begin at 10:00AM. Break for potluck and meeting. Resume following meeting Gold nugget raffle and split immediately following.
* All common digs $6.00 fee unless otherwise denoted. Annual Fossick FREE common dig.
** Metal Detector Hunt fees to be announced at the event. They are generally around $10.00 per person.

Meeting Locations

Our warm weather meetings take place at the Swank Claim West at the corner of Gatton Rocks Rd and Cutnaw Road between Bellville and Butler, OH. Cold weather meetings are announced on a monthly basis with location determined at that time.

Swank Claim Address: 1099 Cutnaw Rd. Bellville, OH  44813
GPS Coordinates: N 40° 35.885' W 082° 27.602'

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