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Repticon Birmingham
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex
January 24 & 25, 2015
Zamora Shrine Temple
About the Repticon Birmingham Show:
In June of 2012 Repticon debuted in Alabama with Repticon Birmingham!  This year, the show will be held at the Zamora Shrine Temple. Repticon Birmingham features two days of reptile fun, with over 100 tables of top-quality reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets and pet products, hourly seminars and presentations, door prizes sponsored by Exo Terra, and much more!  A great time will be had by all as Alabama herpers thrill to the excitment of Repticon. Look to the future for the annual Repticon Birmingham!

  • Times & Locations
  • Shows & Activities
  • Hotel Info
  • Tickets
  • Vendor Info
  • Press Info
  • FAQ
   
Dates: January 24 & 25, 2015
 
   
Location: Zamora Shrine Temple
  3521 Ratliff Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35210
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 Exhibitors from the June 2014 Show.
Check back for the Next Show.
   
  Saturday
  11:00 am - Amphinity Frogs - Dart Frogs
  12:00 pm - 6th Day Creatures - Live Animals
  1:00 pm - Primeval Beauty - Ball Python Care
  2:00 pm - Freedom Chinchillas - Chinchillas & Sugar Gliders: Basic Care & Husbandry
  3:00 pm - 6th Day Creatures - Live Animals
  4:00 pm - The Jungle Panther - Panther Chameleons!
   
  Sunday
  11:00 am - SouthEasternExotics.com - Leopard Geckos
  12:00 pm - 6th Day Creatures - Live Animals
  1:00 pm - Primeval Beauty - Ball Python Care
  2:00 pm - JAKL Reptiles - Bearded Dragon Care
  3:00 pm - 6th Day Creatures - Live Animals
   
   
   
   
   
These are Events & Activities from the June 2014 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!




Reptile Collective



Visit the Repticon Sponsors of the Reptile Collective!


Members of the Reptile Collective will be at the show. Meet with these sponsors and encounter an amazing array of quality animals!




Feeder Source

Feeders!

Hungry Herps? Get your feeder insects and 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



While at the Show Visit Repticon Sponsor Sand Boa Morphsand learn the joy of keeping Sand Boas!


Primeval beauty



Ball Python Care by Primeval Beauty


Primeval Beauty pulls upon their years of successful experience breeding and caring for cutting edge ball python morphs to simplify ball python care. Primeval Beauty will explain ball python housing, feeding, handling and general ball python care knowledge.


West Texas Poison




6th Day Creatures


JoinJamie Hacker with 6th Day Creatures in an Animal Adventure! This hands-on Presentation will feature a variety of reptiles and small exotic mammals.







Bertopia Geckos


Dart Frogs!

Stop by and see a presentation by Amphinity Frogs showcasing Dart Frogs!




JAKL Reptiles





JAKL Reptiles


Join Byron with JAKL Reptiles as he covers the general care and husbandry of one of the most popular dragons, Bearded Dragons.






The Jungle Panther



The Jungle Panther

Learn about beautiful Panther Chameleons in a presentation given by The Jungle Panther!





frankie tortoise tails





Chinchillas
and Sugargliders!

Join Christine with Freedom Chinchillas as she will be giving a presentation on Chinchillas and Sugar Gliders. She will also explain basic care and husbandry for these cute little fuzzy creatures.


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!

Sleep Here!
Sleep Here!



Sheraton Birmingham Hotel

2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: (205) 324-5000
$109 + tax


HOST and Preferred Hotel attached to the Convention Center












   
  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 Alabama Laws
 
   
Vendor Contact: Patty Siamson-Healy
(863) 268-8573
  patty@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)

 

 

 

 









  • Exhibitors by Name
  • Exhibitors by Location

Exhibitors from the June 2014 Show.

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*
Vendor
6th Day Creatures
Amphinity Frogs
Bearded Asylum
Black Market Boas
CB Selects
Dixie Reptile Show
Doomsdaydragons.com
Dragons Lair
Envy Hognoses
Fleming Reptiles
Freedom Chinchillas
Full Spectrum Reptiles
herps2culture
Info/Exo Terra Table
JAKL Reptiles
Mike Krick Books
OTB Reptiles
Premium Crickets
Primeval Beauty
PSH Wildlife Art
Reptile Collective
SandBoaMorphs.com
Soul Frogs
SouthEasternExotics.com
Spiderboyz.com
Sugar Gliders R Us
Swat Team Reptiles
The Jungle Panther
TNT Serpants
Wholesale Vivarium Supply
Booth Number
P (10-14)
B (16-17)
C (8-9)
C (10)
C (16-17)
C (18)
B (9-10)
P (26-27)
A (1-5)
B (1-8, 18-20)
P (8-9)
P (30-31)
P (1-2)
P (32)
C (7-10)
A (6-10)
P (5-7)
C (1-7, 19-20)
A (1-5)
P (33)
A (1-5)
A (1-5)
B (11-15)
P (15-19)
A (1-5)
P (21-22)
C (11-15)
P (28-29)
P (23-25)
A (11-22)

Exhibitors from the June 2014 Show.

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*
Booth Number
A (11-22)
A (1-5)
A (1-5)
A (1-5)
A (1-5)
A (1-5)
A (6-10)
B (11-15)
B (16-17)
B (1-8, 18-20)
B (9-10)
C (10)
C (11-15)
C (16-17)
C (1-7, 19-20)
C (18)
C (7-10)
C (8-9)
P (10-14)
P (1-2)
P (15-19)
P (21-22)
P (23-25)
P (26-27)
P (28-29)
P (30-31)
P (32)
P (33)
P (5-7)
P (8-9)
Vendor
Wholesale Vivarium Supply
Envy Hognoses
Primeval Beauty
Reptile Collective
SandBoaMorphs.com
Spiderboyz.com
Mike Krick Books
Soul Frogs
Amphinity Frogs
Fleming Reptiles
Doomsdaydragons.com
Black Market Boas
Swat Team Reptiles
CB Selects
Premium Crickets
Dixie Reptile Show
JAKL Reptiles
Bearded Asylum
6th Day Creatures
herps2culture
SouthEasternExotics.com
Sugar Gliders R Us
TNT Serpants
Dragons Lair
The Jungle Panther
Full Spectrum Reptiles
Info/Exo Terra Table
PSH Wildlife Art
OTB Reptiles
Freedom Chinchillas