This post will detail all of the wrapper redemptions programs that will happen at the 2018 National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland, Ohio at the I-X Center. The NSCC will run from August 1-5, 2018.

All information will be posted as we receive it. Keep checking back for more updates!

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2018 National Giveaways


Leaf Trading Cards is celebrating its 70th Anniversary and we want you to celebrate with us! Come join us at Booth #555 to celebrate and be a part of three exciting redemption programs only available at the 39th annual National Sports Collectors Convention!

Program #1 – Box Level Redemption Program

Open a box of 2018 Leaf In The Game Used Sports or 2018 Leaf Pop Century at the Leaf Trading Cards booth and receive a 2-card pack of 1948 Leaf Metal Cards celebrating Leaf’s 70th anniversary! Look for amazing multi-sport names such as: Shohei Ohtani, Connor McGregor, Lionel Messi, Ken Griffey Jr, Pele, John Elway, Baker Mayfield, Gordie Howe, Shaquille O’Neal and more! Packs contain a variety of parallel colors including 1/1 Prismatic Golds!

Program #2 – Case Level Redemption Program

Open a case of 2018 Leaf In The Game Used Sports or 2018 Leaf Pop Century at the Leaf Trading Card booth and receive a 2-card pack  of 1948 Leaf Metal for each box in your case! Plus, you’ll receive a 1/1 Autographed Card from a list of names such as: Whitey Ford, Jerry Rice, Nolan Ryan, Mike Tyson, Larry Bird, Lionel Messi, Conor McGregor, Pele, Shawn Michaels, Shohei Ohtani and more! All Leaf 70th Anniversary Auto cards are 1/1’s!

Program #3 – 2018 Leaf Metal U.S. Army All-American Football Exclusive National Sports Collectors Convention Bonus Box Offer

Open a case of 2018 Leaf Metal U.S. Army All-American Football and receive an exclusive 2018 National Sports Collectors Convention Bonus Box! Each 2018 NSCC Exclusive Bonus Box contains 12 autograph cards, all numbered to 2 or less! 

Look for:

  • 1/1 Metal Proof Autos – Wave version! Each box will contain 4 Metal Proof Autos! (Remaining Metal Proof autos will not be released until 2019 in our next Vault product! This is a rare/early chance to collect Metal Proof Autos)
  • 1/1 Printing Plate Autos – Each NSCC Bonus Box will contain 2 Printing Plate Autos!
  • Blank Back Selection Tour Autos #d to 2 – Each NSCC Bonus Box will contain 6 Blank Back Autos!



To receive a free Victor Robles autograph card, you can open any case of Onyx product. The only restriction noted is that it must be opened at the Onyx corporate booth.


With the 2018 National Sports Collectors Convention set to kickoff next Wednesday afternoon in Cleveland, you can trust that Panini America officials have once again pulled out all the stops to create a special show-exclusive card set available through the company’s popular wrapper-redemption program at the show.

In the gallery below, we offer a sneak peek at the veteran stars, rookies and legends comprising this year’s “base set.” In the coming days, you’ll want to make The Knight’s Lance a daily destination as we begin rolling out the entirety of our grand show plans. But before we get to today’s imagery, we wanted to bring you a comprehensive overview of how this year’s wrapper-redemption program will run. Pay special attention to the details below.

To participate in Panini America’s wrapper-redemption program at this year’s show, collectors must purchase selected boxes of Panini America sports card products from one of the following four Panini Authorized Show Dealers at the show: Atlanta Sports CardsBlowout CardsDave & Adam’s Card World and Steel City Collectibles. Upon eligible purchase, Panini Authorized Show Dealers will place a sticker on each box that will be verified at the Panini America booth before boxes are opened and wrapper-redemption Silver Packs are distributed.

The graphic below provides complete details of this year’s redemption program:


Direct from Topps: Topps will have an exclusive Wrapper Redemption program at its booth. the Wrapper Redemption packs will feature former and current MLB stars, as well as top MLB prospects in the 2018 Bowman design. Packs can be redeemed by purchasing select 2018 Topps hobby box products at the show.

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Purchase TRISTAR packaged products to receive a FREE TRISTAR bag and for your chance to receive incredible treasures!

Step 1: Purchase any TRISTAR packaged product (pictured) on the National show floor from an exhibitor.

Step 2: Bring the sealed/wrapped TRISTAR packaged product over to the TRISTAR CORPORATE BOOTH #458. Product must be opened at the TRISTAR booth.

Step 3: Receive a FREE TRISTAR BAG and a chance at INCREDIBLE TREASURES!

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2018 Upper Deck NSCC Wrapper Redemption Program

Directly from Upper Deck: It’s fun to see fans opening packs, boxes and cases of new Upper Deck products during The National. Fans enjoy opening Upper Deck products at the show to get the special items available through the company’s exclusive wrapper redemption packs produced just for this show. Fans can find both Prominent Cuts cards which feature a variety of personalities from various sports and NHL® Top Shelf Rookie cards of the prospects this season in Upper Deck National Black packs. Randomly inserted into these packs are incredibly limited autograph cards! Fans can put the 20-card base set together just by cracking these packs.

To receive one (1) 2018 Upper Deck National Black pack collectors just need to purchase:
  • Five (5) packs of 2017-18 NHL® Upper Deck Series Two, 2017-18 NHL® O-Pee-Chee Platinum, 2017-18 NHL® Synergy or 2017-18 NHL® SP Authentic and open them at the Upper Deck corporate booth.

To receive three (3) 2018 Upper Deck National Black packs collectors just need to purchase one pack of 2017-18 NHL Ultimate Collection.

These packs must be purchased from an Upper Deck Certified Diamond Dealer who will provide collectors with an Upper Deck issued voucher for the redemption program. The program will begin at the start of the show each day and run as long as supplies last. Collectors can take advantage of the promotion up to four times per person, per day.

Case Breaker Promotion

Collectors who like cracking cases are in store for a very good time during the show! Collectors can open a sealed case purchased from a Certified Diamond Dealer at the show of 2017-18 NHL Ultimate Collection (8-count case) or 2017-18 NHL ICE (10-count case) without waiting in any lines at any time throughout the show to receive the following:

  • Eight (8) 2018 Upper Deck National Black packs
  • One (1) Case Breaker raffle ticket good for a random memorabilia item, premium hobby pack/box, premium trading card or Prominent Cuts VIP Autograph card. The item selected will be immediately available to the participant.

Cleveland Legends Promotion

Collectors who purchase any five (5) hobby packs of 2017-18 Upper Deck product during the course of the show can score two limited-edition Cleveland Legends cards of LeBron James. LeBron James has made a profound impact on the Cleveland sports landscape and Upper Deck is proud to provide fans with these exclusive “King James” collectibles that have been produced just for The National! The cards show LeBron as he was just getting started and after he had brought a championship home to Ohio.


Collectors can enjoy taking advantage of the redemption programs in the Upper Deck Breaker Lounge! Sit in comfort and enjoy checking out other collector’s breaks  together in the Upper Deck Breaker Lounge. You can grab your packs, boxes, and cases directly from Upper Deck Certified Diamond Dealers in attendance that will have large yellow balloons flying above their booths.

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