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2015 Civil War
Show Rules

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NORTHERN VIRGINIA RELIC HUNTERS ASSOCIATION

PRESENTS IT’S

 

45th ANNUAL CIVIL WAR MEMORABILIA, RELIC, BOOK

ART & ANTIQUE WEAPONS SHOW

 

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 7th & 8th, 2017

 

FREDERICKSBURG EXPO CENTER

CENTRAL PARK SHOPPING CENTER

FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA

 

RULES & INFORMATION

 

SHOW RULES:  Exhibitors are bound by the following rules:

 

1. This show is restricted to Civil War or earlier period memorabilia, relics. Books, paper Goods, photographs and weapons, Civil War Veterans items and Civil War subject prints.

a. Material deemed objectionable by the NVRHA Show Committee must be removed from exhibitors’ tables. If you have any questions about what may be sold, please check with the Show Chairman prior to the show and before ordering tables. No post Civil War militaria items are allowed except Civil War Veteran memorabilia.

 

2. ABSOLUTELY NO LOADED EXPLOSIVE ORDANCE WILL BE PERMITTED ON THE PREMISES OR IN THE SHOW. VIOLATORS WILL BE IMMEDIATELY REMOVED AND BARRED FROM THE SHOW.

 

3.      Metal detecting equipment and related material, and quality reproduction Civil War type material may be sold.

 

4.      Souvenir items such as bumper stickers, teddy bears, mug, etc., cannot be offered for sale.

 

5.      Exhibitors must provide covers for their tables.

 

6.      Exhibitor MUST wear their own exhibitor passes at all times during the Show. The loaning of exhibitor badges to individuals not named on the badge(s) will result in the loss of the badge to the proper badge holder.

 

7.      There will be no SELLING or TRADING from EXHIBIT ONLY tables.

 

8.      Per County law, and Expo Center rules, no pets are allowed in the exhibition hall.

 

9.      Exhibitors will be limited to TWO passes for the first table and ONE additional pass for each additional table. No exhibitor passes will be issued blank.

 

10. Non-exhibitors may purchase an early admission pass for $50.

 

11. All sale tables and exhibits MUST REMAIN INTACT AND UNCOVERED until the close of the Show at 7PM Friday and 4PM on Saturday. If you close your table early on Friday evening and/or you leave early on Saturday afternoon, you may not be invited back for the following year’s show.

 

12. Disputes between exhibitors, dealers, and/or members of the public are to be kept outside the area of the Fredericksburg Expo Center. If you are involved in a dispute that disrupts the Show, you may be asked to leave and you may not be invited back for future shows.

 

13. Armed guard service and/or club security will be provided during the Show. However, dealers and exhibitors are responsible for maintaining security over their own tables during the Show. Some of our members will wear security arm bands during the show and will be watching for thieves. The Fredericksburg Expo Center, Inc., and the Northern Virginia Relic Hunters Association do not assume any responsibility for any loss, theft, or injury that occurs during the Show. Please watch your tables!!

 

14. NO CARTS will be allowed through the Expo Center front doors. Your cooperation will be greatly appreciated!

 

 

TABLE CONFIRMATION:  Table confirmation will be mailed out to exhibitors a few days after table order has been received. If you have not received your table confirmation within 20 days after mailing your application, contact the Show Chairman at 703-855-2376. If you entered an email address with your application and have not received your confirmation and receipt, please check your email program’s spam folder.

 

EXHIBITOR BADGES:  Badges will be distributed at the door of the show. If you entered a “Company Name” on the application, your badges will be in a manila envelope under that name. Otherwise, it will be under your name.

 

TABLE REQUESTS:  Requests for specific table assignments, such as being located near a particular exhibitor, may be made on the table application but cannot be guaranteed. We will try our best to accommodate you.

 

Electrical, Internet, Cable TV & Telephone Service for Table at the Show:  Exhibitors in need of these services must make their own arrangements with the Events Service Manager at the Fredericksburg Expo Center.  NVRHA does not share in any of the fees paid for these services.

 

Contact:

                        Casey Silversmith, Events Service Manager

                        Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center

                        2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway

                        Fredericksburg, VA. 22401

                        (540) 548-5555 Ext. 108 Fax. (540) 548-0552

 

 

SHOW HOURS:

 

Date

Exhibitors

Public

Friday, April 7, 2017

9AM to 7PM

Noon to 7PM

Saturday, April 8, 2017

8AM to 4PM

9AM to 4PM

 

As is the policy of the NVRHA, the members of the Show Committee and Show Judges may set up their tables prior to 9AM on Friday, April 7, 2017.

 

2017 SHOW COMMITTEE:

 


Denny Chafin (Show Chairman)

Frank Davido (Club President)

Malcolm Price (Show Security & Judge)

Dean Arbogast (Vice President)

Mark Venditis (Secretary/Treasurer)

Rick Wines (Judge)

Guy SPRING (Judge) 

Lewis Leigh, Jr. (Prior Chairman)

Bob Buttafuso (Prior Chairman)


 

AWARDS: The following awards will be given to the holders of Exhibit Only tables:

 

(a)   One award for BEST OF SHOW, either relic or memorabilia.

(b)   One award for BEST RELIC exibit.

(c)    One award for BEST MEMORABILIA exhibit.

(d)    “The Howard Crouch Special Award”, either relic or memorabilia exhibit.

(e)      “The William Gavin Award”, either relic or memorabilia exhibit.

 

TABLES:    All tables are 8 feet in length.

 

TABLE PRICES:         SALE or TRADING tables - $100 ea.

                        EXHIBIT ONLY tables - $35 ea.

                        Club Member EXHIBIT ONLY tables - $25 ea.

                        COMPLIMENTARY tables – Free