CSG Attending The Philly Show in Philadelphia, PA

Posted on 8/30/2021

Submitting to CSG at the show will be a breeze with the new online submission form and Express Drop-off service.

Hey, sports card collectors! Submit your baseball cards and other sports cards to Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG™) at The Philly Show, taking place at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in Philadelphia on September 24-26, 2021. CSG representatives will be there to accept submissions, answer questions and explain CSG’s services and benefits.

To save time and skip the submission line, take advantage of the new and improved CSG online submission form and Express Drop-off service at the show. The upgraded form features a predictive card search engine and a one-touch select function. It also saves your progress so that you can add, edit and complete your order at any time. Express Drop-off allows you to then quickly hand off your prepared submission to a CSG rep with no hassle. Keep reading for step-by-step instructions to get your submission ready.

Since launching in February 2021, CSG has been embraced by sports card collectors seeking expert and impartial third-party grading. With world-class expertise, advanced technology and the best holder in the industry, CSG is changing the game, and submitting at The Philly Show is a great way to discover CSG’s services.

Please note: CSG will accept Pokémon and Magic: The Gathering card submissions to CGC® Trading Cards at this event, but please refrain from bringing comics, magazines and posters.

Preparing Submissions for the Show

To streamline submissions at the show, please take the following steps before arriving:

  1. Become a CSG member. To join CSG, click here.
  2. Complete the CSG Online Submission Form under “Show Drop-off” and print the packing slip. Make sure your account number, shipping address, return shipping method and requested services are included on the paperwork.
  3. Carefully insert each of your cards in a CSG Card Sleeve or similar product and then within a CSG Semi-Rigid Card Holder or similar product. Find out more about CSG Card Sleeves and Semi-Rigid Holders here.
  4. Place your cards in the exact order that they are listed on the packing slip.
  5. Keep your cards safe and secure until you are able to drop off your submission with a rep at the booth.

If there are 10 or fewer cards in your submission, CSG representatives will check them in front of you at the show. If the submission has more than 10 cards, or if your submission is for CGC Trading Cards, it will be placed in a tamper-proof container and then opened later under security cameras.

CSG will provide tablets at the booth for submitters to use for sign-up and submission purposes.

All submissions will be transported to CSG’s headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, for authentication, grading and encapsulation. To learn more about CSG services and fees, click here.

Questions should be directed to CSG at [email protected] or 1-888-274-4723.

Interested in applying for a job at CSG’s Sarasota, Florida, headquarters? There are openings for all skill levels. Learn more at collectiblesgroup.com/careers.

CSG is an expert and impartial authentication, grading and encapsulation service for sports cards. It is the latest company formed by the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), the world’s leading provider of services that add value and liquidity to collectibles. More than any other third-party sports card grading service, CSG uses advanced authentication and grading technology to make the certification process more precise and efficient. After a card has been certified by CSG, it is encapsulated in a display-worthy holder that provides superior long-term protection. CSG also offers the industry’s strongest guarantee, which adds significant confidence, liquidity and value to the hobby.


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