MAPS (Mid America Paleontology Society), Sponsor of National Fossil Exposition

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Current News for 2022

2022 National Fossil Expo HAS BEEN SCHEDULED

EXPO 2022 has been rescheduled to October 21-23, 2022.

Please note that MAPS is required to follow any State of Illinois COVID-19 protocols that may still be in place by October 2022.

The show will be held at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois.

This is a newer facility, with more square footage, restrooms, and easy access for the set up and tear down processes.

In 2022, admission to the show will revert to being FREE FOR ANY WHO WISH TO ATTEND!!

FOSSIL EXPO 2022 INFO Newsletter available now

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This edition includes the table sign up sheet as well as maps, dates, and times for the upcoming Fossil EXPO 2022!
May 2022 EXPO INFO Newsletter

January-April 2022 Newsletter available now

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Jan-April 2022 Newsletter

Newsletters from 2015 - 2020 Available Below

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June-September 2021 Newsletter
EXPO 2021 Newsletter

January-April 2021 Newsletter

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Summer 2020 Newsletter

January-March 2020 Newsletter

EXPO 2020 Newsletter

Sept-November 2019 Newsletter

May-August 2019 Newsletter

January-March 2019 Newsletter

EXPO 2019 INFO Newsletter

May-August 2018 Newsletter

January-March 2018 Newsletter

MAPS Expo 2018 Informational Newsletter

May-August 2017 MAPS Newsletter

Jan-March 2017 MAPS Newsletter

MAPS EXPO 2017 Informational Newsletter

May-Aug 2016 Newsletter

May-Aug 2016 Newsletter

Jan-Mar 2016 Newsletter

MAPS Expo 2016 information

Sept-Nov 2015 MAPS Digest Newsletter

May-Aug 2015 MAPS Digest Newsletter

Jan-Mar 2015 MAPS Digest Newsletter

MAPS EXPO 2015 Info Digest Newsletter

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