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War Memorial Auditorium
About the Repticon Ft. Lauderdale Show:
In August of 2011, Repticon acquired the long-running Florida Reptile and Alternative Pet Show in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  In 2012, the Ft. Lauderdale show returned with the giant Repticon Ft. Lauderdale at the historic Ft. Lauderdale War Memorial Auditorium within an easy driving distance of West Palm Beach, Miami, and all of South Florida.  With three great shows in 2012, Repticon Ft. Lauderdale now stands as the premiere South Florida show. Be sure to catch our return in 2015 and enjoy all the excitement that only Repticon can bring to the reptile hobby!

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  • Vendor Info
  • Press Info
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Dates: Next Show TBA
   
   
Location: War Memorial Auditorium
  800 NE 8th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
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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 November 2014 Show.
Check back for the Next Show.
   
  Saturday
  11:00 am - Beyond the Scale - Conditional Species Permits and Care of Big Snakes
  12:00 pm - Ready To Go Reptiles - Axolotls and Other Unusual Amphibians
  1:00 pm - Iguana Brothers - Live Animal Presentation
  2:00 pm - Emily's Geckos - Crested Geckos: Husbandry, Natural History, and Breeding
  3:00 pm - Iguana Brothers - Live Animal Presentation
  4:00 pm - South Florida Herpetological Society - The Reptile Hobby
   
  Sunday
  11:00 am - South Florida Herpetological Society - The Reptile Hobby
  12:00 pm - Big Chief Dragons - Reptile Quarantine and Disinfection
  1:00 pm - Iguana Brothers - Live Animal Presentation
  2:00 pm - Emily's Geckos - Crested Geckos: Husbandry, Natural History, and Breeding
  3:00 pm - Iguana Brothers - Live Animal Presentation
   
   
   
   
These are Events & Activities from the November 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!




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!

Emily's Geckos

Crested Geckos: Husbandry, Natural History, and Breeding!


Emily Maple, the Lead Herp Keeper for Palm Beach Zoo, and head of Emily's Geckos will be speaking on the topic of "Crested Geckos: Husbandry, Natural History, and Breeding". Don't miss it!



Inland Bearded



Iguana Bros Reptile and Exotic


Join Iguana Bros Reptile and Exotic for a live animal presentation!





Ready to go Reptiles


Ready to Go Reptiles
!


Ready to Go Reptiles is bringing to you a live reptile presentation of Axolotls and Other Unusual Amphibians

Joe Richichi of Ready To Go Reptiles is bringing to you the exciting an unusual world of amphibians. If you are not certain if you are water or land dwelling, choose both by delving into this topic about amazing animals not so often discussed even at reptile expos!





Bertopia Geckos

Beyond the Scale

Join Bob King with Beyond the Scale Reptiles as he covers the topic of conditional species permits and caring for big snakes.




South Florida Herp Society!


Emily Maple, the Lead Herp Keeper for Palm Beach Zoo, will be speaking on behalf of the South Florida Herpetological Societyusing Powerpoint, with an Introduction to the Society and on the topic of "Reptile Training, Wellness and Welfare, and the Private Keeper". Don't miss it!


Bertopia Geckos



Reptile Quarantine & Disinfection


Join Big Chief Dragons as they speak on the important subject of Reptile Quarantine & Disinfection.









Comfy!!
Come Stay Here!!

5851 N. Andrews Ext.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL33309

(954) 776-9447
Call Local to Make Your Reservation
Must Mention REPTICON to qualify for the rate

Best Rate!!
April Repticon: Single: $85.49 Double: $94.99
June Repticon: Single: $61.74 Double: $ 71.27
November Repticon: $61.74 Doubele: $71.27

All rooms include:
Effencicy Kitchen with Microwave, Refrigerator, Stovetop
Dining and cooking utensils provided
Free WiFi
Flat Screen TV
Upgraded bedding with extra pillows
Clean, Modern Lighting
New Reclining Loungers
Updated Bathrooms
Free local phone calls

Hotel Amenities:
Free parking with trailer parking
Continential Breakfast 6AM - 9:30AM
Business Center
100% Non- Smoking
24 Hr front desk
PETS ALLOWED - Call hotel directly for details

   
  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.*
   
  *The venue will add a $2.00 facility fee to each ticket in lieu of a parking fee.
   
Book Tables: Click HERE for Vendor Booking Form
   
Review Vendor Rules: Click HERE for Vendor Rules
   
Review State Requirments: Click HERE for Florida Laws
   
   
Vendor Contact: Naydine Espinosa
  (321) 445-7409
  naydine@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 by Location

Exhibitors from the Nov. 2014 Ft. Lauderdale Show

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*

Vendor
Adair Reptiles
Adam Chesla Reptiles, Inc.
Addictive Art Creations
AJN Reptiles
Aquatic N Exotic
Ashtyn Rance
Audry Payne
Bearded Dragon Central
Beyond The Scale Reptiles
Big Chief Dragons
Bruce Edelman Importer/Exporter
Calico Dragons
Clear Dragons
C-Serpents Reptiles and Racks
DNK
Don Stipp
Dragonbackbone. com
Emily's Geckos
EVreptiles
Exotic Jungle
Fairytail Dragons
Family Reptiles
Feeder Source
Forgotten Soilders Outreach
GmansReptilesandSupplies. com
Gold Coast Reptiles
Hot Box Incubators
Hurricane Exotics
Iguana Brothers
K&M Dragons/
Nature Coast Reptiles
KnuckleBall Reptiles
Luis Alonso Exotics
Manatee Suncoast lizards LLC
Miami Herald
Morph Jungle
Nature's Educators
Nauti-Lass Ponds & Critters
PETOWN
Phids.net
Pinellas County Reptiles
Premium Crickets
Ready To Go Reptiles
Reptiles by Rekowski
RhacsNMore
Shane's Serpents
Snakeology
Snakes at Sunset
South Florida Herp. Society
Sun Styles
TikisGeckos
Booth Number
D (19-20)
C (1-12)
A (7)
P (3)
P (30-31)
D (15-16)
D (11-14)
B (5-8)
F (11-14)
P (28)
A (1-4)
P (2)
C (19)
F (1-10)
A (5-6)
P (32)
E (9-13, 16)
P (5)
B (13)
B (1-4)
P (22-23)
B (9-12)
E (1-5, 8)
P (26-27)
F (1-10)
C (1-12)
F (1-10)
A (12)
P (19-21)
P (7)
P (7)
B (9-12)
P (9)
B (16)
P (1)
P (11)
A (13-14)
P (6)
C (13-15, 20)
P (29)
D (1-10)
P (13-15)
E (6-7)
C (1-12)
C (16)
P (10)
P (8)
C (13-15, 20)
P (4)
A (8-11)
P (12)

Exhibitors from the Nov. 2014 Ft. Lauderdale Show

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*

Booth Number
A (12)
A (13-14)
A (1-4)
A (5-6)
A (7)
A (8-11)
B (13)
B (1-4)
B (16)
B (5-8)
B (9-12)
B (9-12)
C (1-12)
C (1-12)
C (1-12)
C (13-15, 20)
C (13-15, 20)
C (16)
C (19)
D (1-10)
D (11-14)
D (15-16)
D (19-20)
E (1-5, 8)
E (6-7)
E (9-13, 16)
F (1-10)
F (1-10)
F (1-10)
F (11-14)
P (1)
P (10)
P (11)
P (12)
P (13-15)
P (19-21)
P (2)
P (22-23)
P (26-27)
P (28)
P (29)
P (3)
P (30-31)
P (32)
P (4)
P (5)
P (6)
P (7)
P (7)
P (8)
P (9)
Vendor
Hurricane Exotics

Nature's Educators
Bruce Edelman Importer/Exporter
DNK
Addictive Art Creations
Sun Styles
EVreptiles
Exotic Jungle
Manatee Suncoast lizards LLC
Bearded Dragon Central
Family Reptiles
KnuckleBall Reptiles
Adam Chesla Reptiles, Inc.
Gold Coast Reptiles
Reptiles by Rekowski
PETOWN
Snakes at Sunset
RhacsNMore
Clear Dragons
Pinellas County Reptiles
Audry Payne
Ashtyn Rance
Adair Reptiles
Feeder Source
Ready To Go Reptiles
Dragonbackbone. com
C-Serpents Reptiles and Racks
GmansReptilesandSupplies. com
Hot Box Incubators
Beyond The Scale Reptiles
Miami Herald
Shane's Serpents
Morph Jungle
TikisGeckos
Premium Crickets
Iguana Brothers
Calico Dragons
Fairytail Dragons
Forgotten Soilders Outreach
Big Chief Dragons
Phids.net
AJN Reptiles
Aquatic N Exotic
Don Stipp
South Florida Herp. Society
Emily's Geckos
Nauti-Lass Ponds & Critters
K&M Dragons/
Nature Coast Reptiles
Snakeology
Luis Alonso Exotics