The Central Florida Metal Detecting Club is Florida’s oldest metal detecting club as well as one of
the largest with over 200 members.
Founded in 1972, the CFMDC celebrated its 50th year in 2022.
The CFMDC was created with the efforts of Stuart Auerbach (CEO of Kellyco Metal Detector
Superstore), Ray Leist and Claude Rainey, both who served as long time presidents of the
The CFMDC is dedicated to the preservation of Florida history and community service. As a club,
we have returned lost items, recovered evidence for local authorities, assisted in missing persons
and have donated to many different charities.
We meet the 2nd Friday of every month. Come and join us! Visitors are always welcome!
This metal detecting Code Of Ethics should be followed at all times. Be polite and informative to those who inquire about your hobby; you are the ambassador of a pastime we want to protect and we all will be judged by how you act and respond. Always observe the Golden Rule and conduct yourself in a manner that enhances the public view of the hobby of metal detecting.