CSG and CGC Companies Accepting Submissions at FAN EXPO Dallas

Posted on 5/24/2023

Bring your sports cards, trading cards, comic books, video games and home video cassettes to the expo, and save time and money on shipping!

Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG®) and Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®), along with its divisions CGC Trading Cards®, CGC Video Games™ and CGC Home Video™, are attending the FAN EXPO Dallas show, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, on June 9-11, 2023. Attendees can submit sports cards, trading cards, comics, video games and home video cassettes, with opportunities for free swag bags, giveaways and other prizes at the booth, so make sure to stop by and get in on the action!

About the FAN EXPO Dallas

FAN EXPO Dallas is the largest annual trade show in the state of Texas. The event brings together some of the best collectibles the hobby has to offer from sports, pop culture, comics, trading cards, video games and more. Among hundreds of vendors on site at the convention center, CSG and CGC will be attending the three-day event and accepting submissions for their industry-leading authentication and grading services from Friday, June 9 to Sunday, June 11, 2023.

Those who attend FAN EXPO Dallas will also have the chance to meet some of their favorite celebrities through Q&A's, autograph sessions and photo opportunities with some of the industry's biggest stars. Attendees can meet their favorite comic book artists, join cosplay competitions and attend discussion panels, workshops and demonstrations. Get your tickets now at fanexpohq.com and join in on all the fun!

To streamline the submission process, submit your prepared collectibles through the Express Drop-Off Service, which enables submitters to skip the line and quickly hand off prepared submissions to our representatives. Plus, extra swag is available to Express Drop-Off submitters! Keep reading for further instructions on how to get your submission ready.

Preparing Submissions for the Show

Get ahead of the line by taking the following steps before your arrival at the show:

  1. Become a paid CSG or CGC member. To join CSG, click here. To join CGC, click here.
  2. Go to the online submission form for CSG (sports cards), CGC (comics), CGC Trading Cards (non-sports cards), CGC Video Games or CGC Home Video.
  3. Select “Mail-In or Show Drop-Off” to start your submission.
  4. Complete the submission form and print the packing slip.
  5. Important: To ensure that your submission process stays on schedule, please place your collectibles in the order listed on the packing slip. Please bring BOTH copies of the packing slip with your collectibles to the show drop-off. Failure to do so will result in delays.

  6. Keep your collectibles safe and secure until you drop off your submission (including the packing slip) with a representative.
  7. Go to the Express Drop-Off sign to finalize your submission.

All submissions will be transported to the companies’ headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, for authentication, grading and encapsulation. To learn more about CSG services and fees, click here. To learn more about CGC Comics services and fees, click here. To learn more about CGC Trading Cards services and fees, click here. To learn more about CGC Video Games services and fees, click here. To learn more about CGC Home Video services and fees, click here.

Tablets will be provided at the booth for submitters to use for sign-up and submission purposes.

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Leading the Way in Pop Culture Collectible Grading Services

CSG, an expert and impartial certification service for sports cards, is changing the game with advanced grading technology and the best holder in the industry. Since launching in early 2021, CSG has already graded over 1 million sports cards.

CGC revolutionized the comic book marketplace when it was founded in 2000 by providing clear, objective and impartial assessments of authenticity and grade. Today, CGC is the world's largest and most trusted third-party grading service for comics, trading cards, magazines, concert posters and related collectibles with over 10 million collectibles certified.

CGC Trading Cards is the division of CGC devoted to the expert grading of the most popular trading card games, including Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering, Dragon Ball Super, Flesh and Blood, MetaZoo and many more. Since launching in 2020, CGC Trading Cards has graded more than 2 million cards.

CGC Video Games is the division of CGC devoted to the expert grading of modern and retro video games from the most popular gaming consoles, including Nintendo, Sega, Atari, PlayStation, Xbox and more. CGC Video Games was launched in 2022.

CGC Home Video is the ultimate grading service for the ultimate new collecting category — VHS and Betamax videocassettes. The company was founded in 2023 by the creators of CGC Comics, CGC Trading Cards and CGC Video Games.

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