Please use only those outlets labeled with your booth number. Booth electrical systems are subject to inspection. WATER AND ICE ARE NOT AVAILABLE! Bring your own water, ice, tables, and extension cords. The Chamber does NOT supply these items.
*Note: If your tent/trailer length and/or setup exceeds 15 feet (food vendors) or 10 feet (non-food vendors), you MUST rent at least two booths. NO EXCEPTIONS.
VENDOR RULES/REQUIREMENTSCOW DAYS FALL FESTIVALSEPTEMBER 16-17, 2022
Please read the rules below carefully, initial under each section, and sign and date the last page. Noncompliance with any of these rules will result in removal from the event or not being invited back next year.
SetupAll booths are reserved. No sharing is permitted. A moderate crowd is expected by early Friday afternoon, building to a large crowd by late afternoon; Saturday activities start at 10:00 am. Activities end at 10:00 pm on Friday and 10:30 pm onSaturday. Mobile units and trailers will be parked by appointment only on Thursday night, September 15. Yourscheduled time will be provided in your confirmation email 2-3 weeks before Cow Days. All equipment must work on GFCI. If it does not, you will NOT be allowed to bypass it, thus you will haveNO electric. Test all equipment prior to Cow Days to ensure it will not cause a GFCI outlet to trip. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE! Food vendors with tents/canopies may begin setup AFTER 10:30 pm on Thursday, September 15. Craft vendors with tents/canopies may begin setup at 7:30 am on Friday, September 16, in the exhibit area. Unloading vehicles must be removed from the exhibit area by 10:15 am on Friday and by 9:30 am onSaturday. There is no special parking for vendors. Vendors will utilize surrounding city streets, subject to availability. Vehicles are strictly prohibited from entering the exhibit area outside the designated set up timesstated above. DO NOT REMOVE BARRICADES!! If you must leave the venue before activities end for the day, you will have to remove your merchandise, tent, tables,etc., by foot. Depending on where you are parked, this could be a long haul and require multiple trips. Please planaccordingly (we suggest using a wagon and having helpers). Vendors MUST clear the exhibit area no later than midnight, Saturday, September 17.Display AreasAll displays must be neat, clean, and attractive. A dumpster for trash disposal will be located on Elm St near the police station. Smoking is not permitted in vendor booths (by vendors or patrons). Vendors who have a radio or music playing attheir booths need to keep the volume down and play music appropriate for families. Vendors are responsible for: Providing their own tables, chairs, display items, disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, etc. Providing their own water, ice, and electrical cords. The Chamber DOES NOT supply these items. Removing all trash from their area and providing at least one trash receptacle. Vendors may not pile excess trash nearyour booth or on the sidewalk behind the booth. Dispose of excess trash promptly in the dumpster! Providing their own insurance, licenses and permits as required for their particular business. The Chamber DOES NOT monitor this nor provide forms to apply for such items.MerchandiseVendors must list merchandise to be sold on the vendor application form. Vendors who wish to add additional items not listed on the original form must obtain approval from the Dixon Chamber prior to the festival. Specifically, vendors MAYNOT sell: Items that are inappropriate for children (e.g., obscene, sexually suggestive materials, profane text, etc.) Fake cigarettes, silly string, invisible ink, shaving cream, cap guns, stink bombs, air-soft guns, potato guns, coloredhair spray, or any other merchandise that could cause damage to exhibits or displays. Weapons
NOTE: We will allow the sale of pocket knives, utility knives, and kitchen knives to adults (18 & over) if the items are on your approved application form. The raffle of long guns (raffle only, no sales) is permitted if you list the raffle on your application form. The Dixon Chamber reserves the right to monitor, identify, and discontinue sales of any items not pre-approved by the Chamber or items not conducive to the festival (e.g., inappropriate for children, hazardous, sexually suggestive, language,etc.).
City/State Requirements The Missouri Special Event Sales Tax Report is required to be filed as applicable with the Missouri Department of Revenue. Vendors with information only or raffle tables are not required to fill this report out. The Chamber does NOT provide this form for you, as each vendor has their own particular requirements. Contact the Missouri Department of Revenue for more information pertaining to Special Events by calling them at (573) 751-5860, going to their website https://dor.mo.gov/faq/business/special.php or e-mailing them at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Pulaski County Health Center reserves the right to conduct food service inspections during Cow Days. Food vendors must comply with Missouri’s Temporary Food Service Guidelines, provided at:www.pulaskicountyhealth.com/uploads/7/5/3/9/75396387/tempfoodserviceguide.pdf. (If you are receiving this form in hard copy format, in your in ternet browser, type in: www.pulaskicountyhealth.com. Then click on “Services” at the top menu, then scroll down and click on Food Establishment Inspections, finally scroll down and click onTemporary Food Service Guide (on lower right).) If you cannot access the guidelines, please let the Chamber know. At this time, permits will not be required (subject to change next year). The Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce will NOT be responsible for injury of any type, damage, loss, or theft. Dumping of grease, residue, and animal byproducts is unacceptable and violates city and health departmentstandards. Per direction from the City of Dixon, PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT COW DAYS.
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