The following are hamfests occurring in the Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi states within driving area of Lafayette, Louisiana.
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By Herman Campbell  KN5GRK





            Minden Christmas Hamfest 2023
                  Sponsored by:  Minden Amateur Radio Association (MARA)

Date:  Saturday December 16, 2023
Time:  8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Admission:  $10.00 - includes 1 door prize ticket
Talk-In:  147.300 or 444.650 PL 186.2
VE Exams:  Begins at 9:00 am  Registration Required
Location:  Minden Civic Center
                 520 Broadway St.
                 Minden, Louisiana  71055
Tables:  $15.00
Contact:  John Beck KB5LE

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Swap tables will be available for $15 per table for those who wish to sell merchandise.
Tickets may be obtained from any member or contact Fran, KD5LKB, or Dustin, W5CFI (email addresses at 'Contact Us' on main menu strip, top of page).
Entrance tickets are $10 each (includes 1 prize ticket), available at door at the hamfest.
Prize tickets for the drawings are available at door or from club members and are priced: $1 each, 6-$5, 15-$10, 35-$20, 50-$25, 100-$50.
              Door Prizes: (Must be present to win)
Great hourly door prizes drawn throughout the day!
Grand Prizes: (Must be present to win)
1st Prize - $1250 MTC store credit or $1000 cash.
2nd Prize - $500 MTC store credit or $400 cash.
3rd Prize - $250 MTC store credit or $200 cash.
Grand prizes furnished by Main Trading Company

Those vendors who have agreed to participate this year in the hamfest include:
          Main Trading Company
      The SignMan of Baton Rouge
                  Name badges and other items made on-site


Updated:  October 7, 2023