COVA Fall 2020 Meeting (REMOTE)


The Fall 2020 COVA membership meeting will be held remotely via Zoom in the interest of health and safety. Members will receive meeting invites. Guests are welcome and should contact Garrett Fesler for further details.

ASV Annual Meeting (remote sessions)


This conference was shifted to an online format with sessions on October 17 and 24. Recordings are available at

Announcing the 2020 CoVA Photo Contest

It’s that time again! This year we decided to have our annual photo contest during October’s Virginia Archaeology Month. Submissions in multiple categories are open to any CoVA member and voting will be open to everyone. See more details and complete rules.


  • Archaeological Landscapes/Site Overview
  • Archaeological Field Work in Progress
  • Archaeological Lab Work in Progress
  • Artifact
  • Public Outreach
  • Vintage (taken prior to 2000; includes excavation and lab/artifacts)
  • Graphics, Maps, and Visualizations


October 1-16 Submissions open

October 19-23 Voting for all categories

October 26-30 Category winners voting for Grand Prize