CUPEX 2014 is the 41st annual stamp show hosted by the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club (CUSC). According to info got by StampNews.com it will be held in the Urbana Civic Center. The show will be open on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fourteen dealers including the USPS will be participating in the show bourse.
The highlights of the show include the special commemorative cancel for the show, the show covers, and the exhibits prepared by members of the CUSC. Among the items on exhibit will be stamps showing monsters (appropriate for the show date near Halloween), fall themed covers, and other interesting philatelic items. The Urbana Post Office will be participating in the show as will a dozen top dealers from throughout the Midwest.
CUPEX makes a great trip for both individual attendees and ride-sharing groups. The show is a low cost destination that offers philatelic fun and excellent collecting opportunities.