RAS will sponsor a Tag Sale at the Highwoods Holiday Inn in Raleigh on Sunday, January 27, 2019. This is a new event for us. Vendors (sellers) can keep all proceeds they make (i.e., no RAS percentage split), and general admission to the event is free. Send any questions or concerns to the club email (raleighaquariumsociety@yahoo.com). Details, rules, and procedures are as follows:

Date/Time: Sunday, January 27, 2019 @ 9am-3pm (9am-11am setup, 11am-3pm sale).

Location: Highwoods Holiday Inn at 2805 Highwoods Boulevard, Raleigh, NC.

Price: $20/table for members, $25/table for non-members, general admission is free.

  • Tables are sized at 30" x 72" (a limited number is available).

  • Tables will be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis.

  • Tables need to be reserved and paid for prior to the event (cash, check, credit card or PayPal).

  • RAS will assign the arrangement of tables.

  • A waiting list for tables will be maintained in case of cancellations.

  • A limited number of electrical connections are available (vendor extension cords suggested).

  • No water connections are available.

  • No lobby or parking lot setups will be allowed.

  • Vendors are responsible for their own money control and change.

  • Vendors are responsible for any damages.

  • Vendors are responsible for any cleanup of their area ($20 fee to be charged for any mess).

  • Vendors should remain in the vicinity of the hotel for the entire duration of the event.

  • Vendors must check-out before leaving.

  • Any items left behind will either be discarded or becomes the property of RAS.

  • Only aquarium-related or aquatic items will be permitted in the sale.

  • All used equipment must be in working condition.

  • RAS is not responsible for any buyer/seller disputes.

  • A limited number of stands can be sold, but cleared walkways will be enforced.

  • When selling live goods, water weight in tanks must be observed (plastic tables being used).

  • RAS reserves the right to monitor all items/tables for applicability, safety, and security.

  • During the sale, 3 raffle drawings will take place (at 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm).