Welcome to the Ohio Detectorists Association (ODA) Metal Detecting website.
A 501-3c non profit with over 160 + active members, we are one of the largest metal detecting groups in North America.
We are located in Southwest Ohio and hold our meetings the first Wednesday of the month at centrally located spots between Dayton and Cincinnati Ohio.
Please feel free to look around our website. We hope you will ask to join us at our next meeting!
May 5, 2021
*So that we ease back into this we will not be doing any finds of the month tonight. We will discuss how to do this moving forward.
Members detected for over 500 silver coins!!
Over 85 members attended and help preserve local history!
Thank you everyone for supporting the Ohio Detectorists Association's BIG FALL Hunt.
GOLD, SILVER & COIN PRICES:
Ohio Detectorists Association became a sponsor for the Civil War Preservation Project of Ohio! We will be documenting the results of this first stage results.
In SouthWest Ohio? Would you like for us to search your property? Fill out the contact form below! We would love to save a little more history.
If you have a project where 20+ years of detecting experience might be useful, we are self-equipped and always interested in hearing about projects you're doing - please contact us using the contact form below.
Lost an Object and Need Help?
We may be able to help... Head over to my found items page and take a quick read.
Need to make a payment to ODA
Simply click on the "Buy Now" button below.
Updated park list for ODA Treasure Hunt: