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presented by Repticon in Raleigh

Exposition Center

July 2 & 3, 2016

North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building

About the North Carolina Reptile & Exotic Animal Show presented by Repticon:
The North Carolina Reptile & Exotic Animal Show hosted at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh was established over 15 years ago and has been operating every year at the Fairgrounds for the past 15 years.   At one point in the show’s history, it was one of the East Coast’s premier reptile shows, drawing attendance in excess of 10,000 for four years straight.   Repticon purchased the show from Gila Productions in April of 2013.  Join us in 2016 as Repticon reboots one of the nation’s original and most historic two-day reptile shows, The North Carolina Reptile & Exotic Animal show at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh!

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  • Shows & Activities
  • Tickets
  • Vendor Info
  • Press Info
  • FAQ
   
Dates: July 2 & 3, 2016
  November 19 & 20, 2016
   
   
Location: North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building
  1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
Mapclick for map
 
Hours: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00 am)
  Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)
   
   
Presentations: Plan your day around events happening at these times! (Events & Times Subject to Change)
These are Events & Activities from the January 2016 Show.
Check back for the Next Show.
   
 
  Saturday
  11:00 am - Carolina Designer Dragons - Bearded Dragons
  12:00 pm - Under The Canopy Farms - FROGS
  1:00 pm - Jungle Jewels Reptiles - Chameleons
  2:00 pm - CCSB Reptile Rescue and Rehab Center - Q & A
  3:00 pm - Triangle Iguana Rescue - Iguanas 101
  4:00 pm - SoutheasternExotics.com - Leopard Geckos
   
  Sunday
  11:00 am - Special K Reptiles - Proper Snake Handling
  12:00 pm - K and S Pet Nutrition - Reptile Match.com How to Pick the Perfect Reptile Pet
  1:00 pm - Carolina Designer Dragons - Bearded Dragons
  2:00 pm - SoutheasternExotics.com - Leopard Geckos
  3:00 pm - Union of the Snake - Crested Geckos
   
   
   
These are Events & Activities from the January 2016 Show!
Check back for the Next Show!
Exoterra Product!
ExoTerra Door Prize Raffle

Thanks to Sponsorship from ExoTerra Repticon will again have one of its greatest Door Prize Raffles ever!  Raffles will be held every hour for multiple prizes throughout the weekend.  Most of the high end products are being held for the special VIP raffle, reserved for those guests who purchase two-day VIP tickets and enter an hour early on Saturday.  Spectacular sponsorship prizes are expected, such as entire ExoTerra Habitat set-ups, and large cage decor such as Waterfalls and Rock Outcrops!  VIP Tickets are available for pre-purchase.  Come out early and be a Repticon VIP guest!


Zoo Med!

Tote Bag Sponsor - Zoo Med!



Thanks to Sponsorship from Zoo Med, early VIP guests to the show will receive a Zoo Med tote bag with product samples, while supplies last! These bags are only available to guests who purchase their VIP tickets online. Check to our tickets page here for information on purchasing an early entry VIP two day ticket!


Turtle Shack



Visit Repticon Sponsor Turtle Shack!





Feeder Source

Feeder Rodents!

Hungry Herps? Get your feeder rodents at Repticon from Feeder Source! To insure the availablity of the feeders you might need, if you would like to place a pre-order from them for pickup at the show contact them here

Premium Crickets

Feeder Insects

Mike Houtzager of Premium Crickets will have them! And your Herps are Hungry! So get them at Repticon!







Visit the Repticon Sponsor - Jungle Jewels Reptiles/Dragon Reptile Cages and Racks!

Join Debby with Jungle Jewels Reptiles/Dragon Reptile Cages and Racks as she informs audiences on the ins and out of keeping Tegus.













Tom Brown



Under the Canopy Farms



Tom Brown from Under the Canopy Farms will be giving a presentation on the wonderful & wet world of captive bred tropical amphibians.




Carolina Dragons

Carolina Designer Dragons Presents: Bearded Dragons!

Lynn Benjamin from Carolina Designer Dragons will be on hand to share her knowledge on the proper care of Australia's most famous export, the Bearded Dragon!

Get advice from one of the East Coast's top dragon breeders on how to set up and care for these popular pets.

Leo
Leopard Geckos with Southeastern Exotics!


Southeastern Exotics are expert breeders of one of the most popular lizard species in the hobby today, the Leopard Gecko. Catch their presentation to learn what these beautiful animals are all about, how you can best care for them, and what makes a rewarding Leopard Gecko experience. Plus, you'll see many of the top animals Southeastern Exotics has produced!


Carolina Dart Frogs


Western Hognose Snakes!

Curious about Western Hognose Snakes? Scott with Union of the Snake will be discussing them and how to house and care for your Hognose, while also focusing on their diet.





Chameleon



Special K Reptiles


Meet with Special K Reptiles as they give a demonstration on proper snake handling!






Reptile Medical Issues & Husbandry

CCSB Reptile Rescue and Rehab Center
will be giving an educational presentation on Medical Issues & Reptile Husbandry.



   
  Repticon is pleased to offer 3 Ticket Options:
   
Online VIP Tickets: Good for Both Show Days.
  Includes VIP Hour - Early Admission at 9am on Saturday Only!
  $12 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
  Best Ticket Value!
  Product samples from ZooMed where available and while supplies last
  Exclusive online purchase - click here!
    Green Ticket
   
  All Online VIP tickets are held for pickup at our VIP check-in table at the event under the name entered on the online form during purchase, and are not mailed.
   
   
Two Day Tickets: May be Purchased at the Door.
  Good for both days and VIP hour admission.
  Does not include ZooMed bag premium or the online discount.
  $15 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
   
   
One Day Tickets: Available only at the door.
  Are not sold until 10am on Saturday.
  Do not include Saturday early VIP entry.
  $10 (Adult), $5 (Ages 5-12), ages 4 and under are free.
   
   
   
   
Book Tables: Click HERE for Vendor Booking Form
   
Review Vendor Rules: Click HERE for Vendor Rules
   
Review State Requirments: Click HERE for North Carolina Laws
   
   
Booking Contact Info: 407- 734-EXPO
  Bookings@Repticon.com
   
   
Table Cost: Two Day Shows
  $95 - One Table
  $75 - Each Additional Table
  $250 - Four Table Package
  $30 - Extra "Back" Table (*limit one per vendor & two table minimum required*)
   
  Electric is included in the costs above.
   
   
Two Day Show Schedule for Vendors:  
  Friday
  2:00pm- 8:00pm Vendor Load-In
  8:00pm- Building is secured. Event staff remains in the venue.
   
  Saturday
  7:00am- 9:00am- Vendor Load-In
  9:00am- Show opens to VIPs only
  10:00am- SHOW OPENS TO GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET HOLDERS.
  3:00pm- Table Payment Due
  5:00pm- Show closes
  5:30pm- Exhibitors exit, event staff remains.
   
  Sunday
  9:00am- Venue open to Exhibitors.
  10:00am- SHOW OPENS.
  4:00pm- Show closes
  4:00pm- 6:00pm- Vendor load-out.
   

To Download a Copy of This Press Release, Click Here
Press Release
Press Release

FAQ
(Frequently Asked Questions)

Thank you for visiting the Repticon FAQ page. If the answer to your question isn’t on the page, please shoot us an email at RepticonEvents@repticon.com or visit our contacts page.

Vendor Questions:

Q. Are there any restrictions on the products or animals that can be sold at Repticon?

A. All animals must be healthy and legal to sell within the state. Vendors who intentionally and repeatedly offer illegal or unhealthy animals for sale may be banned from future shows.

Q. What if something is stolen from my table?

A. Each exhibitor is expected to appropriately display their materials and staff their tables in order to prohibit shoplifting or theft. Repticon is not responsible for any theft before, during, or after each event. If you see something that doesn’t look right, please tell us as soon as possible. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE END OF THE SHOW!

Q. How do I book tables at the show? Do I have to pre-pay?

A. To book tables at a Repticon show, either utilize the online booking form here, or contact the Vendor Coordinator for the state in which the show is held, listed here. Although pre-payment is appreciated, vendors in good standing who have vended at prior Repticon expos are not required to pre-pay for tables.

Vendors who have never vended at a Repticon expo must submit a $50 deposit upon booking to secure tables. This $50 deposit is credited towards the total payment due at the show. (For example, a first-time vendor booking one table must submit $50 upon booking, with a balance due of $45 at the show, for a total table cost of $95.

Q. Do I need a banner and fancy neon sign?

A. No neon sign required. However, each exhibitor is expected to create a professional, attractive display area in their space. It is now mandatory that Vendors must have a tablecloth to cover all their tables. If necessary, Repticon will provide them at $3 per table.

Q. Can I let guests hold the animals?

A. Exhibitors who choose to remove non-venomous animals from their enclosures or allow guests to handle their animals are responsible for maintaining control of the animals at all time. Each exhibitor is exclusively liable for any damage to property or personal injury resulting from handling of their live animals on the host facility premises.

Q. An animal escaped...it was my mom’s favorite! What do I do?

A. Each exhibitor is responsible for ensuring that no animals leave their exhibit area unless under the control of an employee or customer. Each vendor is responsible for recapturing any escaped animals without unreasonable disruption to other exhibitors or guests. Any escaped animals must be immediately reported to Repticon. Any lost animals that are found after event hours or after the event closes become the property of Repticon, with no obligation for return to the original owner.

Q. Are there restrictions about Wild-Caught Animals?

A. There is no restriction regarding the sale of legal, wild-caught animals. Exhibitors are not required to display any particular signage, but are required to disclose any pertinent information to interested guests, including whether a particular animal is wild-caught or captive bred.

Guest Questions:

Q. Can I bring beer or funny drugs to the show?

A. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs are allowed in any Repticon show, and WE WILL ASK YOU TO LEAVE.

Q . Can I hold an animal at the show?

A. Each exhibitor is different so please ask before touching and always use hand sanitizer!

Q. Can I bring my personal animals to Repticon?

A. Guests can bring up to two animals inside the event. We feel strongly that this interaction will provide guests with an additional opportunity to engage in discussion with exhibitors and will generate excitement among event attendees. Animals brought by guests to the event must be in good health and under their control at all times. Any guests who violate that policy will be asked to leave the show.

Q. Can I sell my personal animals at the show?

A. Guests may not bring animals into the event for the purpose of selling them at the event, as only show vendors with appropriate permits may sell animals. Any guests who violate that policy will be asked to leave the show.

Q. Can I bring a venomous animal to a show?

A. Even though we have “hot” shows, venomous animals are never allowed to be brought in to our shows. We have very strict protocols that we follow and want to guarantee the safety of all our guests and exhibitors.

Q. How much are tickets?

A. You can purchase tickets HERE.

Q. You give away FREE animals on FaceBook! How do I win?

A. To learn more about our photo contests, click HERE.

Q. I think an animal is sick or has mites...what do I do?

A. First, talk to the vendor. If you need more assistance, you can always talk to one of the Repticon staff at the Info Booth.

Q. Please tell me, just one more time, what are the show hours?

A. Show hours are: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00 am) and Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)

 

 













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Exhibitors from the January 2016 Raleigh Show.

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Vendor
AZO Reptiles
AHP Exotics
Animal Adventures
Arachnids RVA
Ashtyn Rance
Avian & Exotics Animal Care
Ball Mart
Burning Garage Reptiles
Buycheapstickers.com
C Serpent Reptiles & Racks/
Hot Box Incubators
Carolina Designer Dragons
CCSB Reptile Rescue & Rehab Center
Conley Herps, INC
Custom Creature Creations
Dachiu Bearded Dragons
Envy Hognoses
Fat Boy's Ball Pythons
FeederSource.com
Fins N Fangs
FlemingReptiles.com
Full Spectrum Reptiles/
Reptile Passion
Gecko Ranch LLC
GmansReptileSupplies.com
Hard Knocks
Josh's Frogs
Jungle Jewels Reptiles/
Dragon Reptiles Cages and Racks
K and S Pet Nutrition
Lavish Lizard Landscapes LLC
LS Critters & Creations
OBX Exotics
Passanante's Home Food Services
Pet Pics Art by Char Reed Illustration
Premium Crickets
Primeval Beauty
Rainbows By Design
Rebel Reptile
Reptile Collective
Reptiles2You
ReptilesExpress.com
Royal Reptilia
Sanctum Reptiles
Sandboamorphs.com
Scaled Up Exotics
Serpentine Obsessions, LLC
Soul Frogs
SoutheasternExotics.com
Special K Reptiles
Stacy Lewis Studio
Sugar Gliders *R* Us
T & B Reptile Zone Aquatic Outlet
Triangle Iguana Rescue
Under The Canopy Farms
Union of the Snake
Usborne Books & More
Wreck Room Snakes
Booth #
F (13-18)
H (7-14)
I (15-18)
P (34-35)
I (11-14)
P (1-2)
A (5)
P (10-11)
J (11-14)
D (1-12)
D (1-12)
H (1-5, 16)
P (24-27)
E (7-10)
P (28)
P (19)
C (7-10)
P (15-16
B (1-4)
G (10-11)
E (1-6, 11-12)
G (1-9, 12-16)
G (1-9, 12-16)
F (9-12)
D (1-12)
P (23)
A (6-11)
C (1-6, 11-12)
C (1-6, 11-12)
J (15-18)
J (6-9)
P (12)
H (6)
P (21)
H (15)
A (1-4)
C (7-10)
P (32-33)
P (17)
C (7-10)
P (13)
A (1-4)
I (1-4)
P (30-31)
C (7-10)
P (20)
P (36-39)
J (1-5, 10)
I (5-10)
B (5-12)
P (14)
P (29)
F (1-8)
P (22)
P (8-9)
A (12)
P (18)
P (3-4)

Exhibitors from the January 2016 Raleigh Show.

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Booth #
A (1-4)
A (1-4)
A (12)
A (5)
A (6-11)
B (1-4)
B (5-12)
C (1-6, 11-12)
C (1-6, 11-12)
C (7-10)
C (7-10)
C (7-10)
C (7-10)
D (1-12)
D (1-12)
D (1-12)
E (1-6, 11-12)
E (7-10)
F (1-8)
F (13-18)
F (9-12)
G (1-9, 12-16)
G (1-9, 12-16)
G (10-11)
H (1-5, 16)
H (15)
H (6)
H (7-14)
I (1-4)
I (11-14)
I (15-18)
I (5-10)
J (1-5, 10)
J (11-14)
J (15-18)
J (6-9)
P (1-2)
P (10-11)
P (12)
P (13)
P (14)
P (15-16
P (17)
P (18)
P (19)
P (20)
P (21)
P (22)
P (23)
P (24-27)
P (28)
P (29)
P (3-4)
P (30-31)
P (32-33)
P (34-35)
P (36-39)
P (8-9)
Vendor
Premium Crickets
ReptilesExpress.com
Union of the Snake
Ball Mart
Josh's Frogs
FeederSource.com
Special K Reptiles
Jungle Jewels Reptiles/ Dragon Reptiles Cages and Racks
Envy Hognoses
Primeval Beauty
Reptile Collective
Sandboamorphs.com
C Serpent Reptiles & Racks /
Hot Box Incubators
GmansReptileSupplies.com
FlemingReptiles.com
Conley Herps, INC
T & B Reptile Zone Aquatic Outlet
AZO Reptiles
Gecko Ranch LLC
Full Spectrum Reptiles /
Reptile Passion
Fins N Fangs
Carolina Designer Dragons
Pet Pics Art by Char Reed Illustration
OBX Exotics
AHP Exotics
Royal Reptilia
Ashtyn Rance
Animal Adventures
SoutheasternExotics.com
Soul Frogs
Buycheapstickers.com
K and S Pet Nutrition
Lavish Lizard Landscapes LLC
Avian & Exotics Animal Care
Burning Garage Reptiles
LS Critters & Creations
Reptiles2You
Stacy Lewis Studio
Fat Boy's Ball Pythons
Rebel Reptile
Usborne Books & More
Dachiu Bearded Dragons
Scaled Up Exotics
Passanante's Home Food Services
Triangle Iguana Rescue
Hard Knocks
CCSB Reptile Rescue & Rehab Center
Custom Creature Creations
Sugar Gliders *R* Us
Wreck Room Snakes
Sanctum Reptiles
Rainbows By Design
Arachnids RVA
Serpentine Obsessions, LLC
Under The Canopy Farms