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Repticon Houston
Campbell Hall
May 24 & 25, 2014
Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds
About the Repticon Houston Show:
Every year Repticon has received a growing number of requests for a Repticon show in Texas. In July of 2010, at long last Repticon went west with our debut Texas show, Repticon Houston! Hosted at the Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds less than three miles East of Houston's outer beltway, Repticon Houston featured a great selection reptiles, amphibians, and pet products from across the South, as well as the seminars and activities that only Repticon brings. Now established since 2011 as a show running three times a year, be sure to visit the show in 2014, just outside of Houston, the largest city in Texas!

  • Times & Locations
  • Shows & Activities
  • Hotel Info
  • Tickets
  • Vendor Info
  • Press Info
  • FAQ
   
Dates: May 24 & 25, 2014
  August 16 & 17, 2014
  December 6 & 7, 2014
 
   
Location: Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds
  7902 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX 77507
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 2014 Show
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  Saturday
  11:00 am - Cross Bone Corns - Native Texas Snakes
  12:00 pm - Rainforest Pets, LLC-Natural Vivariums
  1:00 pm - Cindy Price - Love Your Lizard
  2:00 pm - Barmolly's Place - Live Animal Presentation
  3:00 pm - Hedgehogs By Adam - Hedgehogs
  4:00 pm - Gina's Heart of Gold Reptile Rescue - Native Snakes of Texas
   
  Sunday
  11:00 am - Hedgehogs By Adam - Hedgehogs
  12:00 pm - Cross Bone Corns-Lacey Act Constrictors
  1:00 pm - Cindy Price - Love Your Lizard
  2:00 pm - Barmolly's Place - Live Animal Presentation
  3:00 pm - Gina's Heart of Gold Reptile Rescue - Native Snakes of Texas
   
   
   
   
   
These are Events & Activities from the January 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

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

Cindy Price




Love Your Lizard
!


Join Lizard Lady Cindy Price (www.AuthorCindyPrice.com) for her presentation on lizard care. Come meet Cindy and her special pal Gracy the Thanksgiving Rescue Iguana. Bring your own lizard friend and all your lizard questions. If you're not already one, prepare to become a lizard lover!







Snakeman


Thomas the Snakeman


Great for beginners and old pros, Thomas the Snakeman from Barmolly's Place will be at the show giving a presentation with a variety of snakes in tow for everyone to meet up close and personal. It is Thomas' mission to educate and inspire people of all ages to learn and understand more about the natural world and reptiles. Through his professional and entertaining encounters, his goal is to get individuals over their fear of snakes and to appreciate their beauty and place in the world. With over 25 years experience with reptiles and a member of the East Texas Herp Society, Thomas the Snakeman invites you to come meet the corns, kings, milksnakes, and boas he will have available throughout the show.






Hedgehogs!

Join Adam with Hedgehogs By Adam, a USDA licensed  Breeder and rescuer of Hedgehogs, for an educational, live presentation!



Rainforest pets



Natural Vivariums


Join Rainforest Pets for a presentation on natural vivariums.




A Crossbone Corn


Native Texas Snakes!


Catch the unique presentation by Adrian Berg of Crossbone Corns, a breeder and expert on various snake species, who will be giving a presentation on Native Texas Snakes and will also speak about The Lacey Act Constrictors.


Sulcata

Common Health Issues in Reptiles


Gina's Heart of Gold Rescue will be at the show, informing you on Common Health Issues with Reptiles.



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Extended Stay America

720 W. Bay Area Blvd.
Webster, TX 77598
281. 338.7711
Call Local to Make Your Reservation
Must Mention REPTICON to qualify for the rate

Best Rate!!
January 11 & 12, 2014 - $94.99/SK - $109.24/Double
May 24 & 25, 2014 - $99.74/SK - $113.99/Double
December 6 & 7, 2014 - $99.74/SK - $113.99/Double

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

*Website Link* http://www.extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/tx/houston/nasa-bay-area-blvd

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Crash!




Comfort Suites

1501 Center St.,
Deer Park, TX, US, 77536
Phone: (281) 930-8888
Ask for the Repticon Rate

http://www.comfortsuites.com/hotel/TX773

Rates Based on Availabilty
$79.99 + tax King Suite or Double Queen also King Suite with a Jacuzzi (only 4 available)
Rates Good through 2014

Newly Renovated; Complimentary Hot Breakfast; Laundry Facilities or Laundry Service, Fitness & Business 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 Texas Laws
   
   
Vendor Contact: Deep South Vendor Coordinator (LA, TX, OK, Hutchinson KS and Springfield MO)
  Larry Martinets
  (469) 416-9978
  larry@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)

 

 

 

 









Layout
  • Exhibitors by Name
  • Exhibitors by Location

Exhibitors from the January 2014 Show.

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*

Vendor
480 Pythons
ACW Reptiles
Alamorph
Alpha Geckos
Animal Ark
Bailey & Bailey Reptiles, LLC
Barmolly's Place
Bay Area Exotic Pets
Brizzee Reptiles
Bugfart's Habitats
CaptiveInverts
Cen-Tex Custom Reptile Cages
Crested Gecko Emporium
Cross Bone Corns
Down Under Dragonz
Dragon Fortress
Dramatic Dragonz
East Texas Herp Society
Edwards Reptiles
EMS Reptiles
Exotics by Nature
Feeder Source
Gina's Heart of Gold Rescue.
Hedgehogs By Adam
JPM Reptilia
Knights of the Iguana
M&M Geckos
Magrids Closet
Maui Wowi
NightGlow Reptiles
Priceless Pythons
Private Jungle
Rainforest Pets, LLC
Red River Reptiles
Revolution Reptiles
S & S Exotic Pets
Shores Enuff Snakes
The Leather Garden



Booth Number
C (1-4)
C (16)
B (10)
B (11)
D (10-13)
P (15-16)
P (27)
D (1-5, 18)
B (6)
P (25)
B (9)
P (20-23)
P (26)
B (1-5, 14)
C (5)
C (17-18)
C (15)
D (6)
P (24)
D (16-17)
P (17-18)
P (8-11)
D (7)
C (9)
B (13)
D (8-9)
D (15)
D (14)
P (14)
B (7)
B (8)
C (8-9)
C (9-14)
B (12)
B (6)
A (1-10)
P (12-13)
P (28)


Exhibitors from the January 2014 Show.

Check back for the Next Show.

*Subject to change*

Booth Number
A (1-10)
B (10)
B (11)
B (12)
B (13)
B (1-5, 14)
B (6)
B (6)
B (7)
B (8)
B (9)
C (1-4)
C (15)
C (16)
C (17-18)
C (5)
C (8-9)
C (9)
C (9-14)
D (10-13)
D (14)
D (15)
D (1-5, 18)
D (16-17)
D (6)
D (7)
D (8-9)
P (12-13)
P (14)
P (15-16)
P (17-18)
P (20-23)
P (24)
P (25)
P (26)
P (27)
P (28)
P (8-11)
Vendor
S & S Exotic Pets
Alamorph
Alpha Geckos
Red River Reptiles
JPM Reptilia
Cross Bone Corns
Brizzee Reptiles
Revolution Reptiles
NightGlow Reptiles
Priceless Pythons
CaptiveInverts
480 Pythons
Dramatic Dragonz
ACW Reptiles
Dragon Fortress
Down Under Dragonz
Private Jungle
Hedgehogs By Adam
Rainforest Pets, LLC
Animal Ark
Magrids Closet
M&M Geckos
Bay Area Exotic Pets
EMS Reptiles
East Texas Herp Society
Gina's Heart of Gold Rescue.
Knights of the Iguana
Shores Enuff Snakes
Maui Wowi
Bailey & Bailey Reptiles, LLC
Exotics by Nature
Cen-Tex Custom Reptile Cages
Edwards Reptiles
Bugfart's Habitats
Crested Gecko Emporium
Barmolly's Place
The Leather Garden
Feeder Source