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General Release of Liability: The undersigned hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless Texas Country Reporter, Phillips Productions, Inc. and its employees, the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce, the Waxahachie CVB, and the City of Waxahachie, Texas from the loss or damage to the undersigned's property or any personal injury which he/she or any helpers may sustain while setting up or participating in the Texas Country Reporter Festival. The undersigned agrees to abide by the rules set forth by the Festival Committee. The Committee reserves the right to make the final interpretation of the rules and the acceptance or denial of vendors. I understand there are no refunds once I have been accepted into the festival.
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Artists in all fine art and fine craft disciplines are welcome to apply. Artists agree to be present during all Festival hours, and will show only their own work made by their own hands in the category in which they are accepted. No food or drinks may be sold without permission of the Festival and Waxahachie CVB Committees.Food vendors must obtain permit from the City of Waxahachie.
We encourage that exhibited work for sale not be older than five years unless prior permission has been received from the Festival. No commercial agents, dealers or manufacturers may enter. Kits, tumbled stones, manufactured objects, imported objects, mass-produced goods, exhibitor posters, and edible items are unacceptable for sale during the Festival.
All artists must disclose all materials and processes used in on-site signage. If two or more persons collaborate to produce original work, all must be identified on the application.
*No machine-made or mass-produced work is permitted.
Five photographs and one booth image of your current work that you plan to display are required for application. In addition to the photos, non-returnable samples can be included with the application. You must submit photographs even if you have been accepted at previous TCR Festivals. Please label all items. A booth image is mandatory and must be representative of the presentation and work to be displayed. The jury prefers a booth image of the whole booth. Booth images will be used to determine scale of work, balance and overall presentation. Photos are non-returnable.
THE JURY: The jury consists of the member Festival Committee. Committee members are not compensated for their time financially or otherwise. There are no quotas for categories. The decision of the Committee is final.
MISREPRESENTATION: Any artist or craftsperson who is considered by the Festival Committee to be misrepresenting products will be asked to leave the Festival without any refund. You may not sell any additional items not listed on your original application.
All vendors must
have a tent for their booth space, preferably white. You may bring your own tent
or rent one. If you are located on the square, white tent is mandatory.
Please do not contact us to request a specific spot for your booth. They are all great spots! If you have a preference, please note it on your application. We cannot respond to requests for special placement. You will be advised of booth placement only when you check-in for set-up.
All booths will be placed by the Festival Committee. The decision of the Committee is FINAL.
All exhibitors must check-in at the designated area before setting up. This applies to new and returning vendors. You may not arrive early to set up.
No late set-ups or early break-downs.
No vehicles allowed into the festival area until after the last entertainer has finished performing. Please note that no extra lighting is provided for set-up and teardown of your booth.
Festival is rain or shine. FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE ONCE VENDOR IS ACCEPTED.