Vendor Booths

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Lori Payne
GSDCA National Vendor Chair
3632 Rockdale Fellowship Road
Mount Juliet, TN. 37122

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Cell Phone: 612-282-7095

SUBJECT:  Reservations for 2021 GSDCA National Specialty Vendor Booth Space

The 2021 German Shepherd Dog Club of America National will be hosted at “Purina Farm Events Center”, located in Gray Summit, Missouri. We look forward to our past years vendors returning and excited for new vendors to join us.  Below we have listed our events schedule, options and fees.

The 2021 National week begins on Friday, October 8th with C Course Herding, October 9th Track plotting.  Indoors at the Events Center we have the start of three days of All Breed Agility followed by two days of our GSD National Agility Trials.  Tuesday, October 12th we head outdoors for the Pre-National Specialty Show in the Main Show field. Wednesday, October 13th GSDCA Temperament Test has moved to the outdoor agility field.  Wednesday morning brings the Futurity – Maturity Finals and the Conformation Sweepstakes judging outdoors at the Main Show Field.   At the Gateway Hall, the GSDC of St. Louis hosts the All breed Obedience and Rally trials.  Wednesday afternoon is filled with educational programs throughout the Events Center.  Wednesday evening begins our Stud Dog Presentation inside at the Great Hall show ring.  Thursday morning begins with our Opening Ceremonies followed by National Specialty conformation judging in the Great Hall, followed by the Top 20 and Parade of Greats that evening in the Great Hall. Regional Obedience and Rally Trials in the Gateway Hall, Lure Coursing(pending).  Friday, National Obedience & Rally Trials and our National Specialty Conformation judging continues.  Saturday is our Best of Breed classes and Junior Showmanship.   

 Please reserve your space in advance as all spaces are on a first come first serve basis.  Vendor spaces will be assigned starting in the Great Hall where most of the events will be offered.  We will have a few spaces in the Gateway Hall (where Obedience and Rally classes are offered on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday) if you would like one of these please let me know.  (ALL CRATES MUST BE WITHIN YOUR 10 X 10 SPACE)   Should you have any additional needs not listed please do not hesitate to contact me.

You may drop ship any products you have for your booth to your company name, GSDCA National Vendor, c/o Purina Events Center, 300 Checkerboard Loop, Gray Summit, Missouri 63039, HOWEVER NOTHING CAN ARRIVE BEFORE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021.

NOW ON TO THE IMPORTANT STUFF:

We have not changed our rates from last year, and as always we have our discount to GSDCA members of $50.00 and a $50.00 discount for entire 7 day set up.

BOOTH SIZE AND FEE:

One booth space will consist of a 10 x 10 dedicated space with electric hook up.

OPTION A:  $225.00* (Member GSDCA) – $275.00 (non Member) Single Booth - Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 to Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.

OPTION B:  $250.00* (Member GSDCA) – $300.00 (non Member) Single Booth Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 to Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.  

OPTION C:  $425.00* (Member GSDCA) – $475.00 (non Member) Single Booth - Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 to Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.                            

*Non Member Price of $50.00 added.

*We are having 9 days of Events this year.

This year we would prefer our Vendors pay through the GSDCA store at www.gsdca.org.  Please complete the Booth Space Request Form, go online and pay for your space or spaces, you will receive an order # when payment is complete, write your order number on your Booth space request form and send it to me. You may scan and email completed form to me or mail to the address above.  If you cannot pay by credit card through the store please contact me.  Remember this is on a first come first serve basis.  Booth Space will be assigned per your request and will be honored by order of receiving your Request Form and payment. 

If you wish to place an ad in our catalog’s commercial advertising section, please contact John Ayotte at 614-855-7690 for the National catalog.

Parking: *Please complete information below.  We will have a designated parking area for those with large trucks and those pulling trailers.   If you need assistance getting product from your trailer to the building, please contact the Vendor Chairperson.

When moving in please understand we will not allow the large overhead door to be opened during the day as our Agility Trials will be going on.  You may use the main doors from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and the large overhead doors may be opened after 5:00 P.M. for move in. Before I close, I have a great opportunity to market your product to over 30,000 people each month and that is the GSDCA.org web site which has a classified add section that would allow you exposure to its visitors. Log on to GSDCA.org and click on classified ads to see what is available.

Should you need suggestions on hotels in the area, a listing of hotels can be found on the GSDCA website. For information regarding any details of our event, please feel free to contact myself or contact Gail Stiefferman, our National Chair, at 314-660-3305 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

As this year’s National Vendor Chair, I look forward to hearing from and working with you.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me via my cell phone: 612-282-7095 (please leave a message) or email as listed above. Thank you for your kind consideration and I send you our best wishes for a successful show.  See you at the Nationals!

Best Regards,
Lori Payne
GSDCA National Vendor Chair

**2021 BOOTH SPACE REQUEST FORM**

GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG CLUB OF AMERICAN NATIONAL SPECIALTY

Purina Event Center
200 Checkerboard Drive, Gray Summit, MO 63039

October 8, 2021 through October 16, 2021

Booth Options: (Choose Option)

OPTION A: $225.00*(Member GSDCA) – $275.00 (non Member) Single Booth - Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 to Tuesday, Oct.12, 2021.

OPTION B:  $250.00* (Member GSDCA)– $300.00 (non Member) Single Booth - Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 to Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.

OPTION C:  $425.00* (Member GSDCA)– $475.00 (non Member) Single Booth - Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 to Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021

Number of Booth spaces requested ______   X   $________ Booth Space fee   =    $ ___________Amount Due

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If applying for membership with this form, you must go to:  www.gsdca.org and then click on New Memberships from the Home Page, complete application, include Order # __________ (from membership payment)

VENDOR AGREEMENT

We understand that the German Shepherd Dog Club of America is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property and that I am fully responsible for any and all items pertaining to my booth(s).  I understand that my booth(s) must be vacated, and the area left clean by 12:00 Noon, Sunday, October 17, 2021.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations will be accepted and full refunds will be issued up to 60 days prior to the commencement of this event. Cancellations submitted up to 30 days prior to the beginning of this event will receive half of their paid fees.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 30 days of the event.

 

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GSDCA Member Name                                                                 GSDCA Member #

 

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Name of Company                                                                      Telephone

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Complete Address (city, state, zip)                                                E-mail Address

 

*Vehicle Make/Model___________________________ Trailer length____________ Vehicle License #_______________

 

Descriptions of Items for Sale

 

 

Mail this form and check or money order payable to GSDCA National Specialty to:

 

Lori Payne
3632 Rockdale Fellowship Road
Mount Juliet, TN 37122