Show and Sale

 
2021 CrockFest Convention
Show and Sale
Saturday, July 10, 2021
COLVILL PARK – Courtyard & Tent
Red Wing MN
 

Show Hours
9:00 am to 1:30 pm

9:00 am Registered Crockfest Convention Attendees

10:30 am Open to the Public – Free

 

SELLER INFORMATION:
Seller Move In and Set Up Saturday Morning 7:30-9:00AM

2021 SELLER MOVE IN AND SET UP – SATURDAY ONLY

*** SELLERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR OWN CARTS AND DOLLIES TO MOVE INTO COLVILL COURTYARD OR TENT LOCATIONS

SHOW HOURS 9:00-10:30 (Registered Members) 10:30-1:30 Public

SELLER MOVE OUT 1:30-3:00 PM

2021 SELLER CONTRACT please note: the entrance/exit location shown on the tent drawing may need to be changed  because of City of Red Wing requirements
ST- 19 form required or alternative documents as outlined by the state of Minnesota (see below)
 
FLOOR PLANS FOR 2021 – 
COLVILL COURTYARD and COLVILL EVENT TENT  THERE ARE TWO FLOOR PLANS FOR 2021, ONE FOR COLVILL COURTYARD WHICH IS AN INDOOR FACILITY AND THE SECOND FOR THE EVENT TENT. NOTE: The entrance/exit location on the tent drawing may need to be changed because of City of Red Wing requirements.

****ALL SELLERS MUST PROVIDE A NEW ST-19 FORM FOR THE 2021 SHOW & SALE

Due to the size of the Colvill Courtyard and Tent sellers will only be allowed, ONE Helper. If you need additional assistance moving in or out, please contact the office at membership@redwingcollectors.org

Show & Sale Manager – The Chairpersons are the vendor onsite contact during set-up and tear-down hours. If you have questions regarding the assignment, contract rules, or organization questions, please contact the RWCS office at membership@redwingcollectors.org

Gail Peck, Show & Sale Manager
GPECK1@NEB.RR.COM


Volunteers are Needed!

Show and Sale There are volunteer opportunities on Saturday morning.

All volunteers will receive a seller badge!


 

Sales Taxes Numbers and other information

ALL SELLERS need to provide their sales tax number using the MN ST-19 form for the 2021 Show and Sale. The state of MN does have an occasional sales exemption option for one day events like our Show and Sale. See the page 3 excerpt from the MN Sales Use and Tax Instruction Booklet below to see if you qualify.

Qualified occasional sellers must provide the RWCS a letter with your name, address, phone, and a statement as outlined below.

 


SELLERS SPACE TYPE

 
What types of seller spaces are available at the Convention?
We offer several types of seller locations at Convention tables and booth space.
TABLES measure 2-1/2″ x 8′ – plus one chair provided
  • $45 each – cost per table in COLVILL COURTYARD
  • $30 each – cost per table in EVENT TENT AT COLVILL PARK
BOOTH SPACE – Are located along the walls of the COURTYARD and provide space for sellers bringing their own displays and/or furniture for sale.
  • Single Booth – $75
Do booth spaces come with tables or chairs?
YES,
each booth space comes with one chair.
Tables can be ordered for $15 each or sellers can bring their own.

SPACE LOCATIONS

Can sellers request specific locations on the Show & Sale floor?
Sellers Tables will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Proposed floor plans are included with the contract and posted here. The RWCS reserves the right to re-arrange the floor layout to increase the number of available spaces. Every attempt will be made to try and maintain Seller requested neighbor sellers.

Can sellers request to be near or away from another seller?
Yes, there is a space on the contract to indicate what exhibitors you would like to be near to or away from. The RWCS office will use this as a guideline for your table location at the 2021 Show and Sale. The RWCS reserves the right to re-arrange the floor layout to increase/decrease the number of available spaces. Every attempt will be made to try and maintain Seller requested locations as close as possible to their requested neighbor.

Where are the Booth Spaces located on the floor plan?
Booth Spaces will be  in the best possible location in the Courtyard.



TYPES OF SELLERS

What types of Sellers Spaces are available at the Convention Show and Sale?

Antiques
Souvenirs
 
Are there any rules regarding percentages of stoneware & Pottery and other antiques?
Yes, Sellers choosing to be an Antique seller must have 60% Stoneware & Pottery or related items, 40% other quality antique items.

Items for sale must be 60% American-made antique pottery or related to the City of Red Wing or pottery collecting.  The remaining 40% must consist of good-quality antique items or furniture made prior to 1970. The exhibitor agrees not to misrepresent any merchandise or to use the name of Red Wing Collectors Society on any items not produced by RWCS. Stoneware or pottery that has been repaired, restored, is a known fake, or is damaged, is to be labeled as such in compliance with RWCS requirements.  

Are there any rules regarding percentages of for Souvenir sellers?
YES, Items for sale must be 75% souvenirs or reproductions related to American- made antique pottery, the City of Red Wing or pottery. The remaining 25% of items may consist of quality antiques, American-made pottery, or other items related to pottery collecting or period collectibles. The exhibitor agrees not to misrepresent any merchandise or to use the name of Red Wing Collectors Society on any items not produced by RWCS.

Is there another location for Educational Materials?
YES, the educational material seller can opt to sell in Colvill Park, Thursday and Friday ONLY from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

What is considered educational materials?
Items for sale must be educational and no souvenirs! No pottery, stoneware, or souvenir items may be sold. Examples include History of Red Wing, Goodhue County, and the Potteries, books about pottery, catalogs, reprints of original literature and documents, written scholarly research, photos, price guides, magazine articles about pottery, etc.

What are the set-up times for the Educational Material Sellers on Thursday and Friday?
All items must be sold only from the seller’s table. Set up by 9 a.m. and arrange to have a seller at the table during selling times. There is no selling during the Annual Business Meeting. You have the option of selling on both days or Friday only.


GUIDELINES FOR SELLERS

  • You are allowed ONE helper that must be members and registered for Convention to assist you with set up and tear down. If you need additional assistance, please contact the RWCS office at membership@redwingcollectors.org
  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages and smoking are prohibited.
  • No packing up is permitted until the show closes.
 

About the RWCS Show and Sales

MidWinter

The Red Wing Collectors Society has two annual Show and Sale events – MidWinter and Convention. Both events are one day show and sale on Saturday at the event location.
MidWinter. This show is open to the public.
 
Convention – The Show and Sale Saturday of Convention. The show opens to members early and the public is welcomed later.
 
Check the annual event page for current times and dates for the RWCS Show and Sales.