Ohio's Premier 
Metal  Detecting Organization

Since 2014

ODA

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WELCOME!

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! 

NEXT Ohio Detectorists Association Meeting

2022 ODA MEETING INFO

Wednesday January 5th, 2022
6pm to 8:30pm 

We are back at the Barrel!

This means hot food available for dinner.

We are excited to kick off the 2022 ODA metal detecting season.

We will be announcing details about our spring hunt ... $3,000 worth of silver planted for a members only hunt!

Other changes coming we feel you will like.

Bring your best finds from November and December for finds of the month.

We hope to see you at the meeting!

For a full schedule of ODA meetings and events click on the following link:


Full Schedule

FUN CHRISTMAS PARTY!
December 1, 2021 (Photos by Diana Wilder)

BIG FALL HUNT OCTOBER 2021
(Photos by Diana Wilder)

WOULD YOU LIKE US TO SEARCH?

Property Owners

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.


Historical Societies and Preservationists

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.

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