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Promote your business at the 4th Annual Bakersfield Wing Festival!

Be A 2019 Vendor

VENDOR RULES & CONDITIONS

Vendor Applications, non‐refundable registration fee and all paperwork must be submitted by May 15, 2019. Bakersfield Wing Festival will not accept applications that do not include the necessary documentation.

Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance for the event. Due to the limited space, vendor selection will be based on products/services, completion of paperwork, and payment. Bakersfield Wing Festival reserves the right to limit the number of Market Vendors in all categories. Application fees will be refunded to any vendor not approved.

BOOTH REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exclusivity is NOT guaranteed to ANY participant.
  • Booth space is NOT reserved until payment is received.
  • Booth spaces are randomly assigned. Vendor locations are non- negotiable.
  • Vendors are responsible for setup and teardown of all signage, tents, tables, and equipment (except furnishings by BWF).
  • You may use only your assigned space.
    Vehicles are only allowed on the event site for setup prior to the event and for teardown after the event closes. You will be notified when it is safe to bring your vehicle onto the event site.
  • In an effort to protect your space and effectively maintain cleanliness, of the event, any vendors are responsible for their own clean-up.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION & DATES

MARCH 11, 2019
Open Vendor Registration

MAY 15, 2019
Full payment and all paperwork due.

MAY 29, 2019
Parking Passes and Maps will be emailed.

MAY 31 – JUNE 1, 2019
Vendor set-up
*Exact times will be emailed

JUNE 1, 2019 at 1pm
Final Inspections by Booth Coordinator and Health Department.
It is MANDATORY to have someone from your team at the booth for inspection.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019 | 3pm – 7pm

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INSURANCE REQUIREMENT

Minimum $1 million policy with the following listed as additionally insured: Bakersfield Wing Festival, P.O. Box 6056, Bakersfield, CA 93386; Kern County Fairgrounds, 1142 South P Street., Bakersfield, CA 93307

All Bakersfield Wing Festival participants and their employees are expected to serve as a positive representation of the community and at no time should engage in any illegal activities. Any vendor found in violation of these rules can be fined and immediately removed from the festival.

Bakersfield Wing Festival, employees, related festival providers and participating sponsors will NOT be responsible for any injury, loss, or damage that may occur to the vendor, its employees or property prior to, during or subsequent to the period covered by the vending contract. The vendor signing this contract expressly releases all of the aforementioned from any and all claims from such loss, damage or injury.

Bakersfield Wing Festival are grateful for the support of our sponsors and attendees. By participation in this event, you hereby consent to the use of your likeness or image in those photographs or video for future promotional consideration by Bakersfield Wing Festival.

TEMPORARY FOOD ESTABLISHMENT & REQUIREMENTS

  • Home-prepared Foods Are Prohibited and Will Not Be Allowed under Any Circumstances.
  • Food service gloves and utensils must be used
  • All food and food service items will be covered/protected at all times, except during the cooking process and while being served.
  • Vendors must have above coverings (tents) as required by the Kern County Health Department.
  • All persons involved in the cooking, cleaning, or selling of foods shall be free of illness and have no cuts or sores on the hands or face. Employee clothing shall be clean and sanitary.
  • Must obtain a Temporary Food Facility Permit (if applicable) from the Kern County Health Department prior to festival.
  • Have copy of permit in booth during the festival at all times.
  • Must keep area free of trash during the festival and remove trash at the end of the day to the dumpster provided, or take trash with you. ($75 CLEAN-UP DISPOSAL FEE WILL APPLY TO BOOTHS LEFT UNCLEANED).
  • Garbage and other solid waste will not be allowed to accumulate in the booth area. Any food spillage in the immediate area of the food booth shall be immediately cleaned up by the food service personnel.
  • NO dogs or animals of ANY breed, unless service animals with requested certification.
  • DO NOT attach anything to surrounding buildings.
  • We do not allow booths to sell or contain any drug or paraphernalia type items, anything deemed a danger to public safety, or considered to be offensive.
  • Please be specific about what you plan to sell in your application form. BWF is the only authorized alcoholic beverages. There can be no selling of alcohol inside/outside festival.

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Wing Vendor Information

WING VENDORS FREE and will recieve $250 for participation!

The Wing Festival “Wing Vendor booths space is available to restaurants and other food vendors for the purpose of promoting Wings listed within your application.

Historically we have about 15 wing vendors, averaging 2000 wings per vendor. Wing Vendors are not allowed to sell at their booths. We average 30 Market Vendors.

ELIGIBILITY

All Wing Vendor booth applications will be first come – first served. To guarantee a space for this year’s festival you must complete the vendor application with the non-refundable deposit of $50.00 by deadline below.
(ALL remaining balances are due by May 15, 2019)

WING VENDOR PERKS

EXCELLENT EXPOSURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS / BRAND!
In addition to being promoted through multiple media outlets, this Festival will consist of a live music, wing tasting contest and tons of vendors! This Festival allows your company an exciting opportunity to connect and engage with consumers.

  • Logo placement on ALL event related printed materials and banners
  • Business brand linked on www.bakwingfest.com homepage
  • Social Media Promotions (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
  • Verbal mentions while on-site at Bakersfield Wing Fest
  • Logo placement on Bakersfield Wing Fest t-shirts
  • Bring your own set-up. Just let us know how much space you will need. Free space UPGRADE!
  • Wing vendors are allowed to sell their products at no cost! Just make sure you have enough sample wings, per attendee

*You will be provided six (6) vendor passes.
Additional passes can be purchased at price online.
Volunteers will be assigned upon request.
Attendees will be provided with a wing card with your logo. Volunteers will check off card.
You are required to provide a minimum of one wing per card.

Cleaning supplies will be provided at event (soap, buckets, hand sanitizers and cleaning rags) at no cost.

Terms and Conditions

  • All space assignments are subject to availability.
  • Absolutely no open flame cooking or heating of oil will occur under any circumstance under any food vendor tent or canopy or too near thereby.
  • Space permitting, cooking areas behind food tents will be approximately 10’x 10’ or larger.
  • All load-in and load-out and timing and parking will be in accordance with Festival procedures.
  • All Food Vendors will bring their own tents and setups in accordance with Kern County Department of Public Health unless ordered through Bakersfield Wing Festival, per the fee schedule above.
  • All Food Vendors are required to remain open during ALL festival hours, no exceptions.
  • Participants are responsible for Set-up, Clean up and Security of their own booths.
  • All Food Vendors must comply with Kern County Department of Public Health regulations at all times.
  • Alcoholic Beverages are prohibited in booth.
  • NO drug related items to be sold or brought onto the Kern County Fair premises. There is a zero tolerance for this condition. A violation of this condition will result in immediate removal from the show and NO refund will be given.

REFUND POLICY: No Refunds due to bad weather or acts of God. Refunds will be made ONLY if a written request is received two weeks prior to the event. A cancellation fee of $75.00 will be deducted from all refund checks.

Please check the box on the online application form below to indicate that you have read the Terms and Conditions and agree to adhere to the everything listed.

Hold Harmless Agreement

BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL (BWF) – JUNE 1, 2019

Hold Harmless Agreement BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL, Bakersfield, CA.

THE BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL (BWF) FESTIVAL PARTICIPANT shall indemnify and hold harmless Upside Productions, Corner 10 Productions, Kern County Fairgrounds, and the City of Bakersfield and their officers, officials, employees and volunteers from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses including attorney fees arising out of their participation in BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL (BWF) – JUNE 1, 2019 caused in whole or in part by any negligent act or omission of the participant, any subcontractor, anyone directly or indirectly employed by any of them, or anyone for whose acts any of them may be liable, except where caused by the active negligence, sole negligence or willful misconduct of Upside Productions, Corner 10 Productions, Kern County Fairgrounds and the City of Bakersfield. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Upside Productions, LLC, Corner 10 Productions, Kern County Fairgrounds and the City of Bakersfield and their officers, officials, employees and volunteers from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses including attorney fees arising out of my participation in this program.

Please check the box on the online application form below to indicate that you have read the Hold Harmless Agreement and agree to abide by all Festival rules and conditions noted by BWF.

There is a $51.80 non-refundable online application fee for wing vendors.

Wing Vendor Online Application & Payment Form

Make sure that you read, understand and give all information that is requested.

* = required
Price: $ 52.00
Online fees are included in above booth space amounts.
Online fees are included in above rental amounts.
Online fees are included in above rental amounts.
Logo must be no smaller than 500x500 in a high resolution PDF, JPEG,PNG, or EPS format (vector format preferred.) **5MB Max File Size**
$ 0.00
To sign, use your finger for mobile devices and use the mouse on your computer.

Non-wing vendors are welcome! Promote your business and sell your products!

Market Vendor Information

Market VENDOR PERKS

EXCELLENT EXPOSURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS / BRAND!
In addition to being promoted through multiple media outlets, this Festival will consist of a live music, wing tasting contest and tons of vendors! This Festival allows your company an exciting opportunity to connect and engage with consumers.

*You will be provided six (6) vendor passes.
Additional passes can be purchased at price online.

Terms and Conditions

  • All space assignments are subject to availability.
  • Absolutely no open flame cooking or heating of oil will occur under any circumstance under any food vendor tent or canopy or too near thereby.
  • Space permitting, cooking areas behind food tents will be approximately 10’x 10’ or larger.
  • All load-in and load-out and timing and parking will be in accordance with Festival procedures.
  • All Food Vendors will bring their own tents and setups in accordance with Kern County Department of Public Health unless ordered through Bakersfield Wing Festival, per the fee schedule above.
  • All Food Vendors are required to remain open during ALL festival hours, no exceptions.
  • Participants are responsible for Set-up, Clean up and Security of their own booths.
  • All Food Vendors must comply with Kern County Department of Public Health regulations at all times.
  • Alcoholic Beverages are prohibited in booth.
  • NO drug related items to be sold or brought onto the Kern County Fair premises. There is a zero tolerance for this condition. A violation of this condition will result in immediate removal from the show and NO refund will be given.

REFUND POLICY: No Refunds due to bad weather or acts of God. Refunds will be made ONLY if a written request is received two weeks prior to the event. A cancellation fee of $75.00 will be deducted from all refund checks.

Please check the box on the online application form below to indicate that you have read the Terms and Conditions and agree to adhere to the everything listed.

Hold Harmless Agreement

BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL (BWF) – JUNE 1, 2019

Hold Harmless Agreement BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL, Bakersfield, CA.

THE BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL (BWF) FESTIVAL PARTICIPANT shall indemnify and hold harmless Upside Productions, Corner 10 Productions, Kern County Fairgrounds, and the City of Bakersfield and their officers, officials, employees and volunteers from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses including attorney fees arising out of their participation in BAKERSFIELD WING FESTIVAL (BWF) – JUNE 1, 2019 caused in whole or in part by any negligent act or omission of the participant, any subcontractor, anyone directly or indirectly employed by any of them, or anyone for whose acts any of them may be liable, except where caused by the active negligence, sole negligence or willful misconduct of Upside Productions, Corner 10 Productions, Kern County Fairgrounds and the City of Bakersfield. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Upside Productions, LLC, Corner 10 Productions, Kern County Fairgrounds and the City of Bakersfield and their officers, officials, employees and volunteers from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses including attorney fees arising out of my participation in this program.

Please check the box on the online application form below to indicate that you have read the Hold Harmless Agreement and agree to abide by all Festival rules and conditions noted by BWF.

Market Vendor Online Application & Payment Form

Make sure that you read, understand and give all information that is requested.

* = required
Online fees are includes in above booth space amounts.
Online fees are included in above rental amounts.
$ 0.00
To sign, use your finger for mobile devices and use the mouse on your computer.

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