We moved to our new website rather more swiftly than we had originally planned. It looks really nice and we have several new features already up with more on the way.
Online membership sign-up is one of those things that hasn’t been set up quite yet. The first step, once we lock down a few challenges, will be to offer a PDF form that can be filled out and mailed in by persons renewing their memberships – new members (at that point) will still need to either sign up at the Washington Arms Collectors office in Renton OR in person at one of the shows in Puyallup or Monroe.
The next planned step is to launch an on-line store for the Washington Arms Collectors with the first products offered likely to be table rentals. Once that’s done, we’ll likely move to add memberships and other items to the “store.
Welcome to the WAC Website!!
The look is a little bit different, and some of the “controls” that have been in the same place for years have moved around a little bit and a few new things have turned up during the big change.
- Under the About Us tab, Table Policies, Bylaws, and Rules of the Road all live under How We Do Things. While you’re there, you’ll find the various WAC Committees listed alphabetically along with the WAC FORM 990 (for the numbers wonks among us). Finishing the tab out is contact data for the WAC Office and the Board Members and Elected Officers of the Washington Arms Collectors.
- The Calendar, replacing “Shows/Events/Meetings/Classes,” not only has a cleaner look but is easier for you, as a user, to customize. If you want to see “All Monroe Shows” or “All Puyallup Shows” in a simple list? Just go ahead and select “Posterboard” rather than “Month,” and either Monroe or Puyallup views…and then hit print on your machine.
- Currently the Gun News tab simply provides a listing of Gun News Staff. Watch this space for upgrades.
- And finally, Legislative points at a page supporting the Gun Owners Action League of Washington – our states most effective pro-rights lobbying organization.
The new website isn’t done (arguably, no decent website ever is). In the wings are projects to develop members-only features, to launch a web store (Tables, Memberships, etc.) and a few other upgrades.
The website is in transition over the next 24-48 hours (6/6-6/8) and may look a bit odd at times. Please bear with us.
The Washington Arms Collectors (WAC) is a NRA affiliated membership organization that puts on Washington States largest gun shows. Our largest show in Puyallup fills up to 1,200 tables and our Monroe shows usually fills over 300 tables, making a WAC show a major event. You won’t find a friendlier pro-gun event or one with a better selection of firearms, ammunition, knives, militaria and accessories. We have something to interest everyone at every age.
Only WAC Members are able to buy, sell and trade firearms at our shows or carry firearms into any of our venues. Joining WAC costs as little as $35 a year and exempts you from gate fees, includes a subscription to Gun News and you help support some of the largest and most effective firearms advocacy groups in the state of Washington. If you attend only 5 of the nearly 20 shows that WAC holds each year your membership pays for itself. We welcome you to join WAC and enjoy the benefits of being a member.
WAC members tend to vote in above average numbers in city, county, state and federal elections and with a membership in the thousands are a politically effective force.
The Officers and Directors of the Washington Arms Collectors are volunteers who are elected by and serve at the pleasure of the Membership. Members are the ultimate owners of and authority in the Washington Arms Collectors.