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Crawfish Boil 
Friday @ 6:00 PM Cajun music and dancing.

FREE PARKING

FREE TAILGATING IN DESIGNATED AREA

FOX HUNT
SATURDAY

HOURLY DOOR PRIZES

LADIES BINGO
SATURDAY

ICS CLASSES
FRIDAY 0830

Welcome to the
Acadiana Amateur Radio Association
Hamfest Web Site

 58th ACADIANA HAMFEST 2018 

Friday March 9th & Saturday March 10th, 2018
Sponsored by: Acadiana Amateur Radio Association, Inc.
ARRL LOUISIANA STATE CONVENTION

Largest Hamfest on Gulf Coast!! 
                                                     Voted best food of any Hamfest

Rayne Civic Center - 112 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne, Louisiana 70578

Talk-in: W5DDL 146.820 (pl 103.5) EchoLink Node: 759629
Admission = Pre-Registration $5.00 - Admission At the door $8.00 - Ladies Bingo $5.00

Hamfest Flyer Pre-registration .PDF Pre-registration .DOC Main Prizes
Swap /Vendor Table Info. Schedule of Events & Forums Vendor / Dealer Information Contact Info.
RV Camping Info. Crawfish Boil Ticket Schedule VE Testing
AARA Host Motel Ladies Bingo Hamfest Highlights Countdown to Hamfest

The Acadiana Amateur Radio Association will sponsor its 58th Annual 2018 Acadiana Hamfest, at the Rayne Civic Center on March 9 & 10, 2018. The Friday Crawfish Boil will be held again on Friday, March 9th, due to the tremendous success of this event in previous years.

The hamfest will be held at our usual place, the Rayne Civic Center. The facility is located at 300 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne LA 70578. Take I-10 Exit 87 South. Stay on LA 35 South to first traffic light. Turn right onto Oak Street. Go to the second street and take a right onto Gossen Memorial Dr. Follow the street to the Rayne Civic Center. Click here to see the map to the AARA Hamfest site. 

The City of Rayne has one of the finest City of Rayne RV Camp Grounds right on our hamfest site with over 700 RV spaces with hookups ranging from 30 to 50 amps, water and sewage on most sites, but dump site available. Special rates for our hamfest guests.  So come early and enjoy the rag chewing and eye-ball contacts..

There are numerous places to eat, shop, and stay overnight, just a few blocks from the Hamfest site in the City of Rayne, and the Acadia Parish area. Whether you live nearby or not, come join us! If you are traveling to join us, there are plenty of sight seeing opportunities available in the Acadiana area to make your trip even more worthwhile. Attractions include Mouton Accordions & Music, Grand Opera House of the South, Crystal Rice Plantation & Heritage Farm and many more area attractions noted at the Acadia Parish Tourism web site. There are many things to do before and after the hamfest.

Check out the local Motels and Restaurants in the City of Rayne, Louisiana.
                                               We look forward to seeing you at the hamfest. 

CLICK HERE  FOR HAMFEST MAP

AARA Home Page               AARA Hamfest Main Page


Last update - February 14, 2018

 

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LOUISIANA STATE CONVENTION


DEALERS/VENDORS

 



McM Computers        
Frank Kriz Electronics
Cajun RF                       

 

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