BACPS Show and Sale
Date: Saturday, August 4th - Sunday, August 5th
Time: Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country
170 Railroad Street
Santa Rosa, CA, 95401
Program: Bay Area Carnivorous Plant Society Annual Show and Sale
Join us for the Annual BACPS Show and Sale! This year the show and sale is being held in a new location in Santa Rosa and is being held concurrently with the International Carnivorous Plant Society Conference. Conference participation is not required and is separate from the show.
We need volunteers!
Volunteers get to be in the center of the action and have a great time! This year we need more volunteers than ever and we have a sweet reward for your efforts. Volunteers will get a ticket to attend one ICPS conference talk! (Paid attendees get priority and priority seating above volunteers, but hey, who cares right? It's free! Except for your time of course.) Go to the Volunteers Spreadsheet and see what times and activities are available. Do it now and do it fast before all the spots are taken! Then Contact Us with activity, times and dates you want to enter. There is a delay in updating the spreadsheet so put in alternate times and days.
Enter your plants!
The show is open to anyone wishing to Display or Sell plants. We encourage all participants to display as many specimens as possible. Prizes include ribbons and gift certificates to California Carnivores.
Entering your plants: Plants must be entered between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 4th. All registrants must fill out a plant registration form for each plant. If you are unable to get to the venue in time for registration on Saturday, you can drop off your plants with their entry forms at California Carnivores during the week before the show. They will be transported to the show for you. All show entries are to remain on display until Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Plants that are not picked up after the show on Sunday will be taken to California Carnivores for you to pick up during the following week.
New this year: If you are a new CP enthusiast and this is your first show, you are eligible for a Rookie Award. On the third line of your entry form, print "Rookie." In addition to being eligible for the Rookie Award your entry will be eligible for all other awards and will be judged with the other entries.
For more information on the show categories and a link to the entry form, visit our website:
Vendor registration and setup is from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday. Anyone wishing to sell plants should register in advance. The fee for professional growers is $225 for the first table and $150 for each additional table. Members who's annual income from plant sales totals less than $5,000 will be charged $150 per table.
Club Sales Table
There will be a club sales table for hobbyists with a few plants to sell. Plants are to be priced by owner with price tags that identify the owner. Initials are okay, but we need to make sure the sales are credited to the correct person. The club will keep 20% of the sales.