After the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), an international organization for owners, is set to host its 104th International Convention and RV Expo at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona from March 23 through 26.of its 2020 show two weeks before starting, the
Over 1,600 RVs are anticipated to roll to Arizona to participate in the rescheduled gathering dubbed “Sunsets + Saguaros,” according to a press release.
FMCA canceled both of its conventions in 2020 but has since held successful 2021 events in Perry, Georgia, and Gillette, Wyoming. Now, members look forward to this Arizona celebration of all things RVing.
“We’ve been calling this ‘Sunsets + Saguaros, Take Two,’” said FMCA events director Doug Uhlenbrock. “We were so close before, and we’ve had to wait longer than expected for our Arizona gathering, but we are very excited for this new opportunity. FMCA hasn’t hosted a convention in Tucson since 1985, so this visit is long overdue, and we are hoping that the fairgrounds will accommodate our needs well enough to become part of our regular rotation.”
The event is open to all RVers and prospectiveowners, even those who are not FMCA members.
Attendees can park their rigs at the host facility, prompting a new neighborhood to pop up almost overnight.
The event will also feature anwhere major and will exhibit the latest models of RVs. There will also be -related accessories, components, services, and other products of interest to travelers.
Attendees can participate in seminars where various technology, and safe driving to trips to Alaska, New Zealand/Australia, and more.experts will conduct sessions on tire maintenance,
Various daytime and evening entertainment will be available, and attendees have numerous opportunities to socialize with organized activities such as morning coffee hour and an ice cream social to impromptu meetups.
owners are invited to bring their vehicle and stay on-site to enjoy all the activities. The gate registration price for that is $245 and grants owners who are new to FMCA a one-year FMCA membership. (An additional fee is charged for electric.)
For those who want to view only thedisplays and the supplier and component exhibits, admission costs $10 per day or $25 for a family of three or more; children 12 and under are admitted free with an accompanying adult. Individuals with an active military ID are admitted free as well. The day pass for Wednesday, March 23, also will be good for Thursday, March 24.
Those who would like to take in the exhibits and attend seminars and entertainment may purchase a Daily Passport, which is available for $50 per person per day.
hours will be Wednesday, March 23, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday through Saturday, March 24 through 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hours for purchasing Public Gate or Daily Passport tickets will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, through Saturday, March 26.
Free public parking will be available by entering the fairgrounds via Gate C off Brekke Road.
For more information or to register, visit https://www.fmca.com/fmca-tucson-2022-learn-more.
FMCA is the world’s largest not-for-profit association for Ohio, and currently has nearly 150,000 active members. FMCA offers its members a number of benefits, including a subscription to its monthly magazine, Family RVing; a medical emergency and travel assistance program valued at $200 per family; a tire purchasing program; group rates on a roadside assistance program, and auto insurance, and health insurance; discounted rates for tours and ; and discounts on a mobile internet access plan. Perhaps the most important benefit of FMCA membership is the camaraderie and friendships that develop among people enjoying the common interest of travel. The organization can be reached at (513) 474-3622 or (800) 543-3622 and on the web at FMCA.comvehicle ( ) owners. The organization maintains its national headquarters in Cincinnati,