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Prescott Hamfest 2024

Saturday – April 20, 2024 – 0800 to 1200 MST

Granville Elementary School

5250 Stover Drive, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

The 2024 Prescott Hamfest is co-sponsored by the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC) and the Amateur Radio Council of Arizona (ARCA).  The ARRL has also sanctioned this hamfest.

                    

Featuring:

  • Tailgate Swapfest (you are urged to pre-register below)
  • Grand Prize Raffle Drawings
  • Hourly Prize Drawings
  • Consignment Sales
  • VE License Exams
  • Coffee/ Donuts for Sale
  • Satellite Communication Demonstrations
  • Indoor Restrooms Available

Hamfest Schedule:

  • 0800 – General Hamfest Admission Begins
  • 0900 – Hourly Prize Drawings Begin
  • 1130 – Grand Prize Raffle Drawings Begin
  • Noon – Hamfest Ends

Admission Fees

  • General Admission – $5 per person
  • Swapfest Vendor Admission – $10 per 9-foot-wide parking space, with one free admission per space.  Limit of 3 spaces per vendor.  Swapfest Vendors are urged to Pre-Register here.
  • Full-Time Students FREE with Student ID.
  • Persons 16 Years and Younger FREE.

2024 Prescott Hamfest Flyer

Download (PDF, 296KB)

Swapfest Vendor Pre-registration

Swapfest Vendors are encouraged to Pre-Register Here for Swapfest Tailgating parking spaces.  Pre-registration will ensure that you can quickly enter the hamfest.  If you do not pre-register for swapfest spaces, there is no guarantee that any spaces will be left for you to rent on the day of the hamfest.

2024 Grand Prizes

Grand Prizes will be drawn beginning at 1130 MST at the hamfest on April 20th.

  • YAESU FTDX10 HF/6M Hybrid SDR CW/SSB/DATA
  • Comet CAA-500 Mark II Antenna Analyzer – We greatly appreciate this generous donation from The DX Store and Comet Antennas.
  • YAESU FTM300DR C4FM Digital Dual Band Mobile

You do not need to be present to win and you can purchase raffle tickets online (See link below.).

Order Grand Prize Raffle Tickets Online

You can order Grand Prize Raffle Tickets online here These tickets can be picked up at the hamfest or if not picked up by 1000 MST on the day of the hamfest, they will be filled out for you and deposited for the 1130 MST drawing.   For every $10 of raffle tickets purchased, your name and call will be entered into a drawing at the next month’s YARC meeting for $20 worth of free raffle tickets until the hamfest.

You will also be able to purchase grand prize raffle tickets on the day of the hamfest.

Hourly Prizes

Hourly prizes will be drawn from the deposited Grand Prize raffle tickets at 0900, 1000, and 1100 MST.  Once a ticket is drawn, the ticket will be redeposited into the Grand Prize Raffle drum to be available for drawing of the Grand Prizes.

These are some of the hourly prizes to be awarded:

Gift Cards from

  • The DX Store
  • ARRL
  • R & L Electronics
  • Mastrant

Study Guides from Easy Way

You must be present at the hamfest to pick up hourly prizes by 1130 MST.

YARC Consignment Sales

YARC will be willing to sell your amateur radio related items on hamfest day for a 10% commission.  Enjoy the hamfest while not having to take the time to sell your items yourself.  Download the form for instructions.

YARC Consignment Form and Information

Directions to the Hamfest

Here are directions to the 2024 Prescott Hamfest at Granville Elementary School in Prescott Valley.  Click the download link below the document to download the PDF document.  There is also a link below to Google Earth to get an overhead view of the hamfest venue.

Download (PDF, 119KB)

Google Earth satellite view of Granville Elementary School.   Click this link to view.  Underneath the two large parallel solar panels is where the covered Tailgating Sales will take place.

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