Announcing The 2021
International DX & Contesting Convention (IDXCC)
A Choice Of Two “V’’s

The challenge for 2021: Should we plan for an in-person convention in Visalia or a Virtual meeting?  Everyone wants to hold out hope for a face-to-face meeting next year but we have to ask, “What will our “new normal” lifestyle be like next April and can we guarantee a “Covid-Free” environment for our attendees?”  After consultation with a few medical experts, epidemiologists, and long-time attendees of IDXCC, we have concluded that for 2021, the right choice -- and the safest choice -- is to have a Virtual Convention instead of an in-person meeting.  So that’s our plan.  Welcome to the…

2021 Virtual International DX & Contesting Convention (IDXCC)
Dates:  Two Weekends in April 2021: 
Part 1: Friday, April 16-18   Part 2Friday, April 23-25
Note:  Each weekend will be a unique 3-day event, not duplicates

Formal Online RegistrationEarly 2021 – exact dates TBD

The New Name – International DX & Contesting Convention (IDXCC) – more accurately reflects what the convention has actually become over the years: A gathering of both avid DXers and Contesters from around the world.

What you can expect from IDXCC 2021:

  • Presentations - Forums, Tech Talks, DXpeditions, Awards, Keynotes
  • Training – Contest Academy; DX University; Hands-On Demos
  • Convention Webinars – For Exhibitors, Special Guests
  • Eyeball QSO Hour - could be chaos, could be fun
  • Friday Night Dinners – IOTA, TopBand, Contesting – without the dinner
  • Creative QSL Card-Checking
  • Great Door Prizes
  • Lasting Memories

Just think:  Whether you’re an old-timer or newcomer, you can have a safe, front-row seat at the first-ever Virtual DX & Contesting Convention next April without leaving your QTH.

The 2021 IDXCC Convention Committee will work hard to make this a memorable one.  Stay tuned to the website for more announcements in the coming weeks.


John Miller, K6MM
Rich Seifert, KE1B
Co-Chairs, IDXCC 2021

IDXCC 2021 is proudly sponsored by the Northern California DX Club