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Repticon Greenville, SC
All Sports Arena
October 11 & 12, 2014 - Greenville Shrine Club

About the Repticon Greenville Show:
The South Carolina Reptile and Exotic Animal Show made its debut in the greater Greenville, SC area at what is now the TD Convention Center in Greenville in 2004, eventually moving to the Civic Center of Anderson in 2006. Repticon originally visited the greater Greenville area in 2007 with a show in Spartanburg, SC. Repticon was proud to return to the most populous area in SC, the greater Greenville metro area, with Repticon West Carolina at Anderson, SC in December of both 2011 and 2012 at that same Civic Center of Anderson. The show for this area has now moved to the more central location in Greenville at the Greenville Shrine Club. This great metro area is home to 25% of the population of South Carolina, and is within a two hour drive of Atlanta, GA, Asheville, NC, and many Eastern TN communities. In June 2013, this newly relocated show ran with a great event catering to enthusiasts of reptiles and exotics. Check back to this page as future Greenville shows will be announced soon!

  • Times & Locations
  • Shows & Activities
  • Hotel Info
  • Tickets
  • Vendor Info
  • Press Info
  • FAQ
   
Dates: October 11 & 12, 2014
   
   
Location: Greenville Shrine Club
  119 Beverly Rd
Greenville, SC 29609
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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 at the October 2014 Show!
Check back for Additions.
   
 
  Saturday
  11:00 am - TBA
  12:00 pm - TBA
  1:00 pm - TBA
  2:00 pm - TBA
  3:00 pm - TBA
  4:00 pm - TBA
   
  Sunday
  11:00 am - TBA
  12:00 pm - TBA
  1:00 pm - TBA
  2:00 pm - TBA
  3:00 pm - TBA
   
   
   
   
These are Events & Activities from the February 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!

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!

Steele Reptiles




Large Constrictor Care with Steele Reptiles


Danny Steele with Steele Reptiles will be giving a live animal presentation covering how to care for large for constrictors. Don't miss this opportunity to get up close and learn some fun facts about these big creatures!




Sleep Here!
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Extended Stay America

3715 Pelham Rd.
Greenville, SC 29615
864. 213.9698

Call Local to Make Your Reservation
Must Mention REPTICON to qualify for the rate
Newly Renovated
Easy access and Close to I-85

Rates: +Tax for all
February 8 &9, 2014 - $59.84/Single Queen - $69.34/ Double
October 11 & 12, 2014 - $69.54/Single Queen - $74.09/ Double
Upgrade to Studio suite is available at additional cost

All rooms include:
Fully Equipped Kitchen - 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
Continental Breakfast 6AM - 9:30AM
Business Center
100% Non- Smoking
24 Hr front desk
PETS ALLOWED - Call hotel directly for details


Sleep Here!
Zzzzzzz



La Quinta Inn - Greenville Woodruff Rd.

31 Old County Rd.
Greenville, SC 29607
864.297.3500 - Call Hotels Local Number


Amenities:
Free Bright Side Breakfast™
Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
Free Local Calls
Free Parking
Business Center
Guest Laundry Facilities
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Pets Welcome







   
  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 South Carolina Laws
   
   
Vendor Contact: Mid-Atlantic Vendor Coordinator (GA, SC, NC)
  Cathy Elrod
  (864) 395-5869
  cathy.elrod@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.
   

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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 at the October 2014 Show.

Check back for Additions!

*Subject to change*

Vendor
Above Average Art
Ashtyn Rance
BCI JOE
Bearded Asylum
Bounty Hunter Exotics
Camden Tropical Aquatics
CCSB Reptile Rescue & Rehab
Colossal Fossils
Critter Keeper
Damsel in Defense
Dragons 4 All
DZB Reptiles
Eddie's Reptiles and Rodents
Fat Boy's Ball Pythons
Feeder Source
First Choice Reptiles
Fleming Reptiles
Fuddruckers
Full Spectrum
GmansReptilesandSupplies.com
International Exotic Wildlife
Jungle Jewels Reptiles
LeafFilter North of NC, Inc
Lisa's Leos
Maxim & Hunter Reptiles
MD Reptiles
Medusa Reptiles and Exotics
New Generation Reptiles
Premium Crickets
Reptile Creations
Rodent & Wildlife
Royal Reptilia
Shanes Serpents
Sky to Sea Pet Shop
Sneaker Snakes
Soul Frogs
Southeastern Exotics
Special K Reptiles
SS Suggies
The Turtle Source
Top Hat Exotics
Twilight Ball Pythons
Usborne Books and More
Wreck Room Snakes

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Vendor
Above Average Art
Ashtyn Rance
BCI JOE
Bearded Asylum
Bounty Hunter Exotics
Camden Tropical Aquatics
CCSB Reptile Rescue & Rehab
Colossal Fossils
Critter Keeper
Damsel in Defense
Dragons 4 All
DZB Reptiles
Eddie's Reptiles and Rodents
Fat Boy's Ball Pythons
Feeder Source
First Choice Reptiles
Fleming Reptiles
Fuddruckers
Full Spectrum
GmansReptilesandSupplies.com
International Exotic Wildlife
Jungle Jewels Reptiles
LeafFilter North of NC, Inc
Lisa's Leos
Maxim & Hunter Reptiles
MD Reptiles
Medusa Reptiles and Exotics
New Generation Reptiles
Premium Crickets
Reptile Creations
Rodent & Wildlife
Royal Reptilia
Shanes Serpents
Sky to Sea Pet Shop
Sneaker Snakes
Soul Frogs
Southeastern Exotics
Special K Reptiles
SS Suggies
The Turtle Source
Top Hat Exotics
Twilight Ball Pythons
Usborne Books and More
Wreck Room Snakes