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THE MIDWEST BIRD EXPO IS
ONE OF THE BIGGEST BIRD ONLY EVENTS IN THE MIDWEST!!! WE STRIVE TO GIVE OUR
VENDORS THE MOST FOR THEIR MONEY!
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ATTENDED OUR EVENT...
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All birds must be
on the tables by 1:30pm SHARP on Friday morning for vet check AND must meet
or exceed established list of criteria.
will be guaranteed without full payment or if your paperwork is incomplete
All monies owed
to TASC by vendors must be paid before you are allowed in to the expo. Vendor
ID badges may be provided and will be required to be worn at ALL TIMES during the expo
and during set up.
Vendors pay for a
8'0" table only. Vendors that need additional
room for merchandise should make prior arrangements to accommodate their needs. No
chairs, merchandise or items will be allowed to extend past the assigned
table! 2 chairs per vendor (not per table) are provided at no extra charge.
Each additional chair will be $5.00
All birds to
be sold must be in good health. An avian veterinarian chosen by TASC will
examine all birds at the expo. The vet check is scheduled to start
approximately 10:30 am,
therefore all birds must be available for inspection on your table at this
time. NO NEW BIRDS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE FAIR ONCE VET IS FINISHED.
TASC reserves the right to remove any bird from the expo that is deemed to
be in an unhealthy condition by the vet. The veterinarian’s decision is
FINAL. Any bird deemed unhealthy must be placed in a carrier provided by
vendor so it can be placed in a separate facility until the end of the expo.
VENDOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SAFETY OF THE BIRD IF THIS IS DEEMED NECESSARY.
will be checking to see if vendors/birds meet these criteria:
Cages must be
clean and in good condition (no rust or insects).
Fresh food and
water must be supplied at all times.
cages will not be tolerated.
proper size must be supplied in all cages with ample perch space for all
be proper size for birds being displayed and MUST be able to contain your
birds at all times including transporting to and from the expo.
birds that are not caged, restrained by a harness, or freeflight trained,
during Expo must have wings clipped for their own safety.
All birds sold to
the public must be weaned. If a vendor does not respect this rule, they will
be denied the opportunity to participate at ALL TASC events in the future.
vendors to set up early. Expo hours to the public are on
Friday 3:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm Please have your table set
up by Friday 1:30 pm and do not pack up until the fair ends at 4:00 pm on
Saturday. Doors open to
vendors at 12:00 noon Friday and 7:00 am Saturday. After unloading, all vendors MUST move their
vehicles to the main parking lot. The building must be emptied and cleaned
by 5:00pm on Sunday. All vendors are asked to fold their tables and chairs and leave
them at their table for pick-up. If you require assistance, a TASC volunteer
may be available to help.
Run Resort has a NO SMOKING policy for all of their buildings. This WILL be
strictly enforced. You MUST move at least 20’ away from the building to
prevent the smoke from coming in the building affecting the birds.
No sub-letting of
tables will be permitted. Only vendors listed on the contract agreement will
be granted a table assignment. If two vendors plan to share one table, BOTH
vendors must sign the table agreement.
NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS for table(s) will be granted.
sell birds to minors unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
extremely high ceilings, birds that are not caged, restrained by a harness,
or freeflight trained, must be clipped for their own safety.
If you are interested in becoming a TASC member (Individual, Family or
Corporate) pleases sign up on line at www.tasc-chicago.org or sign up at any
of our events or monthly meetings.
TASC is a not for profit organization. In order for this event to be a true
success we rely on people like you to help as one of our means to spread the
word about our events. Please add us to your web site, request posters or
fliers for your store fronts or to stuff your bags, etc. Also if you are able
to donate an item or items to our raffle table, it would be greatly
appreciated. There will be NO LIVE ANIMALS RAFFLED. We hope this
will be a huge success for all of us. Thank you again for all of your support.
Please email TASCChicago@aol.com for event materials or, if you
have a local paper in which you feel TASC should advertise this event, please
send us that information as well.
VENDOR INFORMATION AND AGREEMENT
TABLE YOU RENT IS FOR (ONE) 8' TABLE (IF NEEDED). 2 CHAIRS ARE
PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE FOR EACH VENDOR, NOT FOR EACH TABLE.
Pricing for each table
with or without a table will be as follows... $30.00 each
when you buy 2 or more tables they are $25.00 each. TASC reserves the right to assign
Table assignments are at the discretion of TASC.
followed by returning vendors will have priority
if accommodations are available. (If you would like to become a TASC Corporate
Member please fill out an application online at www.tasc-chicago.org or in
person at one of our events.)
Outlets may be available upon request only, however,
each Vendor must bring their own extension
cord(s). 20’ or longer with a ground or adapter is recommended.