Section .0100 ‑ General Provisions

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Published: 2015

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SUBCHAPTER 20B ‑ REGULATIONS OF THE STATE FAIR

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

02 NCAC 20B .0101          INTERPRETATION AND VIOLATION

(a)  The North Carolina State Fair Manager shall have

authority to enforce these rules and regulations and settle and determine all

matters, questions and differences in regard thereto, or otherwise arising out

of, connected with or incident to the fair and the management, control and

protection of the State Fair grounds, provided, however, any aggrieved party

may appeal to the Office of Administrative Hearings.

(b)  Any person who violates any of the following rules will

forfeit all privileges and premiums and be subject to such penalty as these

regulations may provide.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1987;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

02 NCAC 20B .0102          TRAFFIC

REGULATIONS

(a)  Applicable North Carolina laws relating to traffic,

parking and the operation of motor vehicles, as amended from time to time, are

hereby incorporated into and made a part of these regulations, and the same

shall be in full force and effect as to all parts of the North Carolina State

Fair grounds, and as to the operation of motor vehicles therein and thereon,

and shall have the same force and effect as though the said provisions were

herein specifically set out in full.

(b)  Parking on all streets within the fair grounds is

prohibited between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. during the period of

the fair.  All trucks and motorized vehicles must complete their deliveries and

be off the streets by 10:00 a.m. each day.  Absolutely no deliveries will be

allowed (with the exception of ice) by motorized vehicles between the hours of

10:00 a.m. and midnight all days of the fair.  During the period of the fair,

certain locations within the fair grounds will be designated "restricted

area."  Parking or vehicular traffic within such restricted areas is

prohibited without special permit.  During all periods of the year other than

State Fair period, vehicles may not be parked on State Fair streets or in State

Fair parking lots for a period in excess of 24 hours.  Vehicles left on the

grounds in violation of this Rule may be towed away and impounded at owner's

risk and expense.

(c)  Unauthorized vehicles will not be allowed on the North

Carolina State Fair grounds except in parking areas during the period of the

annual State Fair unless such vehicles are on display in an exhibition and in

such case, said vehicles must be kept in exhibit location and may not, under

any circumstances, be operated on the streets of the fair grounds.  State Fair

personnel are authorized to use vehicles where necessary on the fair grounds in

performance of duties.

(d)  The State Fair management has set aside parking spaces

for automobiles in various parts of the State Fair grounds.  Automobiles and articles

may be left in said parking spaces during the period of the State Fair at

owner's risk.

(e)  Any trailer or similar vehicle used for sleeping or

cooking must be parked in the limited areas established for that purpose.

(f)  A vehicle parked in violation of North Carolina

statutes and these regulations shall be removed to a parking lot outside the

fence.  Administration office shall be notified of make of car, license and

where it is moved to.  State Fair is not responsible for any damage in moving or

after moving.

(g)  The Manager of the State Fair shall have authority to

order the placement of such traffic control or restrictive signals and signs on

the State Fair grounds as he shall deem necessary for the proper safety,

protection and control of said fair grounds.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; November 30, 1979;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0103          ADVERTISING MATTER

(a)  Distribution of advertising material or matter of any

kind, nature, or description by concessionaires, exhibitors, patrons attending

annual exhibitions on the State Fairgrounds, political parties, or by any other

person or persons whomsoever, shall be, and the same hereby is, prohibited on

the State Fairgrounds unless such distribution shall be within and from the

assigned and designated space and shall have been first duly authorized by the

State Fair Manager upon application thereto, and that advertising material or

matter of any kind, nature or description shall be on the counter or display

area and shall not be handed out unless a fair patron requests such materials. 

Promiscuous handing out of such material, even from designated areas, is

strictly forbidden.

(b)  The distribution in any manner of advertising material

having a gummed or adhesive backing, such as labels, lapel badges, car bumper

or window stickers, etc., whether such distribution shall be from a contracted

exhibit or concession space or elsewhere, is prohibited upon the State Fair

grounds.  Persons or firms found distributing such materials shall immediately

forfeit all space right and, in addition, may be held financially responsible

for any and all damage done to or occasioned by the State Fair as a result of

these materials being affixed to State Fair property by third parties.

(c)  Operation of a sound truck or other mobile vehicle

equipped with a public address system or sign, whether such vehicle is in

motion or parked on the fair grounds, whether within or without the fenced‑off

area thereof, is hereby prohibited.

(d)  For the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this

Section, it is hereby determined that the State Fair grounds shall consist of

and constitute that certain area of land in Wake County bounded on the south by

Hillsborough Street, on the east by Blue Ridge Boulevard, on the north by

Trinity Road, and on the west by the Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr. Horse Complex, and

includes the area without as well as within the fenced portion thereof.

(e)  The prohibitions and restrictions relating to

advertising in these regulations shall not be construed as being applicable to

lettered service trucks advertising a concern or its products while making

necessary deliveries of merchandise or service to concessionaires or exhibitors

on the State Fair grounds, or the normal small advertising on bumpers and

windows of vehicles.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; July 17, 1981;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0104          ADMISSION RULES

(a)  All persons entering the North Carolina State Fair

grounds must pay the established admission fee except persons holding worker's permits,

or persons admitted via special promotion.  One-time-only, or fair-length admissions

may be issued to those persons who are employed by the Fair or are asked to

appear on the grounds by the Fair management for a specific purpose relative to

the operation of the fair.

(b)  The gates of the North Carolina State Fair shall be

open to visitors on the following schedule during the fair:

(1)           Opening Thursday                               3:00

p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

(2)           Both Fridays and Saturdays             8:00

a.m. until midnight

and the second Thursday

(3)           All other days                                       8:00

a.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Exhibit buildings shall be open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. daily,

except for opening Thursday when the buildings will open at 4:00 p.m.

(c)  The State Fair Manager may operate a pass-out system at

one or more of the outside gates.  Persons exiting through these gates may,

upon request, have their hand or vehicle stamped for readmittance through the

same gate without additional charge.  Readmittance must occur before 10:00 p.m.

on the same day as pass-out or the hand stamp shall not be honored.

(d)  Outside gate admission prices are as follows:

(1)           adult/child, 13 years of age and over                                              $9.00

(2)           child, 6 through 12 years of age                                                       $4.00

(3)           military, with valid ID                                                                         $5.00

(4)           senior citizen, 65 and over                                                                 Free

(5)           child, under 6 years of age                                                                 Free

(e)  Outside gate admission prices for advance ticket sales

are as follows:

(1)           adult/child, 13 years of age and over                                              $7.00

(2)           child, 6 through 12 years of age                                                       $3.00

(3)           senior citizen, 65 and over                                                                 Free

(4)           child, under 6 years of age                                                                 Free

(5)           adult group sales purchasing a minimum of

40 tickets                                $5.00

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 13, 2014; August 16, 2010; February 1,

2007; July 1, 2000; October 1, 1993; June 1, 1989; July 1, 1985; April 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0105          EMPLOYEE REGULATIONS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Repealed Eff. October 1, 1993.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0106          GENERAL

(a)  Any person or persons who shall make, aid, countenance

or assist in making any noise, riot, disturbance and all persons who shall

collect in bodies or crowds on the North Carolina State Fair grounds for

unlawful purposes or to the annoyance or disturbance of citizens and those

attending the North Carolina State Fair or lawfully on the North Carolina State

Fair grounds may be expelled from the State Fair grounds for such period of

time as the manager of the fair may determine.

(b)  Any person who engages in any unlawful activity or

behavior, or any activity or behavior which interferes with or is detrimental

to the operation of the State Fair may be expelled from the State Fair grounds

for such period of time as the manager of the fair may determine.

(c)  Any person who shall unnecessarily or maliciously beat,

abuse or injure any animal on the North Carolina State Fair grounds shall be

subject to the penalties and punishment provided in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(d)  No person shall carry from the specific area of any

concession or other place of sale on the grounds of the fair, any liquid

beverage in glass containers, nor shall any person, when in motion about the

grounds, carry any such liquid beverages in glass containers.  This Section

shall not apply to non‑alcoholic liquids brought into the fair grounds as

a part of picnic meals or the like when consumed and used in a stationary

locale.  This Regulation is promulgated for the welfare and protection of all

visitors to the State Fair and violators hereof shall be subject to the

penalties provided in Paragraph (a) of this Rule.

(e)  Dogs and cats are not allowed on the fair grounds

unless they are under leash, are carried by the person having possession of

such animal or are on display in an exhibit contracted by the fair for the

specific purpose of such exhibition.  All such animals not on the grounds for

exhibition shall be muzzled.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. November 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0107          SOLICITATION FOR DONATIONS ON STATE

FAIRGROUNDS

02 NCAC 20B .0108          SOLICITATION FOR DONATIONS:

DISTRIBUTION OF LITERATURE

02 NCAC 20B .0109          PERSONS SOLICITING

02 NCAC 20B .0110          IDENTIFICATION CARDS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. October 1, 1977;

Amended Eff. October 10, 1980;

Repealed Eff. June 1, 1990.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0111          VENDORS OUTSIDE THE FAIRGROUNDS

The distribution of advertising material or the sale or

solicitation for sale of any item or the solicitation of donations on any

premises, such as parking areas, outside the fairgrounds but under the control

of the State Fair or owned by an agency of the state is prohibited.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. October 10, 1980;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0112          BOOTH RULE

(a)  Solicitation of donations or the sale, offering for

sale or distribution of any item, including written or printed material, is

prohibited, except from an assigned space in compliance with 2 NCAC 20B .0200. 

This Rule does not apply to wholesale vendors operating in accordance with 2

NCAC 20B .0200.

(b)  Any person who violates this Rule may be ejected from

the Fairgrounds and prohibited from returning.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

SECTION .0200 ‑ SPACE RENTAL: COMMERCIAL EXHIBIT AND

CONCESSION REGULATIONS

 

02 NCAC 20B .0201          COMMERCIAL EXHIBITS AND CONCESSIONS

(a)  The North Carolina State Fair space rental department

shall be responsible for the details of the sale of all space, both for

concessions and commercial exhibits.  In connection with these sales, the

department may issue the two following types of contracts:

(1)           Concession Contracts shall include all

contracts for the sale or delivery of food, merchandise or service on or from

leased premises during the period of the State Fair.  Concessionaires who

operate according to State Fair rules and regulations may be allowed to renew

their contracts. Space not claimed by former occupants within the time

specified, may be made available to new applicants.

(2)           Commercial Exhibit Contracts shall include

all contracts for exhibition of goods, machinery and services for advertising

purposes. Institutions or individuals operating under exhibit contracts may be

permitted to take orders and partial deposits for future delivery, but may not

make delivery on or from their premises during the period of the State Fair. 

The same regulation regarding renewal of space holdings by former

concessionaires applies to commercial exhibitors.

(b)  Due to grounds or space alterations or other changes,

the space rental department shall have authority to eliminate certain

previously available space from year to year.  In such instances, the fair

reserves the right to offer substitute locations or to discontinue contracts

entirely.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0202          APPLICATIONS

Application for space either in buildings or on the grounds

shall be directed to:

Special Rental Superintendent

State Fair Grounds

1025 Blue Ridge Rd.

Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0203          OCCUPANCY OF SPACE

No space shall be occupied until full payment is made.  The

original copy of the rental contract shall be signed and returned to the Space

Rental Superintendent.  Final payment on Concession and Commercial Exhibit Contracts

is due at the Space Rental Office, Administration Building, no later than

September 1.  Renters of space shall keep a copy of the rental contract on the

rented premises.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; April 1, 1984; November 30,

1979;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0204          FORFEITURE

Space assigned and not occupied by 8:00 a.m. on the first

day of the fair, as well as all fees previously paid, shall be forfeited to the

fair as liquidated damages.  Any space which is not open for business or does

not have an attendant at the space during normal operating hours, during the 10

days of the fair, shall, at the option of the State Fair Manager, be

forfeited.  Space rental contracts shall not be cancelled by the lessee without

written notification to State Fair Manager and said written notification must

be delivered to the Space Rental Superintendent no later than September 1.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0205          EXTORTION ON FAIR PATRONS

The State Fair Manager and the Space Rental Superintendent

shall use every precaution to guard against extortion in any form practiced

upon the patrons of the fair.  Any extortion practiced by a lessee may, in the

discretion of the State Fair Manager, cause the forfeiture of contract money

paid, or expulsion from the grounds, or both.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0206          EXPIRATION OF CONTRACTS

All ground leases or space contracts, unless otherwise

specified, will expire with the close of the fair each year and all temporary

buildings, frames, booths, etc., shall be removed within 72 hours following close

of fair.  Any such items not removed shall become the property of the North

Carolina State Fair.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; November 30, 1979; July 15,

1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0207          REMOVAL OF STRUCTURES

Any person, firm or corporation owning buildings or material

upon the State Fair grounds without lease, or whose lease has expired, who

shall fail to remove same upon order of the Space Rental Superintendent within the

time specified in said order, shall forfeit all claim thereto and the fair

management may take possession of or remove same, charging any expense for

removal to the owner or owners thereof, which expense or claim must be paid

within 30 days or said buildings or material will be sold by the State Fair and

the proceeds credited to the expense of removal.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0208          TIME LIMITS ON REMOVAL

No exhibit may be dismantled or removed until 10:00 p.m. of

the last day of the fair.  Building superintendents, gatemen and police

officers shall be instructed to prevent any attempt to dismantle or remove exhibits

before the hour of release.  Watchmen shall be on duty in buildings until 5:00

p.m. of the day following the close of the fair.  Exhibitors and

concessionaires shall remove all equipment from buildings by 5:00 p.m. Monday

following the close of the fair.  All outside equipment and machinery shall be

removed no later than 72 hours following the last day of the fair; otherwise,

they will become the property of the State Fair to be disposed of as the

manager may deem necessary.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; October 1, 1987; November

30, 1979; July 15, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0209          STRUCTURAL SOUNDNESS

All dining halls, lunch booths, refreshment pavilions or

other stands shall be substantial in structure and neat in appearance.  Any

representative of the space rental department shall have access to premises at

all times.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0210          MATERIALS USED IN CONSTRUCTION

All buildings or enclosures shall be built of new materials

and positively no stands or buildings may be erected out of old lumber or old

metal.  Such structures shall be neat in appearance and any structure put up

not complying with the provisions of this Rule may be ordered torn down and the

contract may be forfeited as the fair manager may elect.  All advertising

signs, banners, show cards, etc., shall be neatly arranged and of size approved

by the Space Rental Superintendent.  The use of metal or wooden signs, as a

part of the construction of said buildings, is prohibited.  The manager shall,

from time to time, inspect and evaluate the structural condition of buildings

on the grounds.  Any unsafe structure may be ordered closed, torn down and the

contract forfeited as the manager may elect.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0211          SIGNS

All signs advertising any special product, whether by a

trademark or otherwise, will be prohibited on the outside of any stand or

building.  Menus will be permitted provided they do not list any item by the

manufacturer's name or trademark.  The space between the ground and the counter

on all four sides must be entirely free of special advertising.  Soft drink

distributors, bakeries, meat dealers, dairies, and all other suppliers may

furnish suitable signs for the inside of stands if requested by the

concessionaire.  No "A" boards or free standing boards are

permitted.  No corrugated cardboard signs are permitted.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0212          SIZE RESTRICTIONS

Exhibit and concession materials, equipment or signs shall

not exceed eight feet at the rear or three feet on the sides of booth, where

walls or backdrops are provided.  Signs, materials or equipment placed on the

sides of the booth shall not exceed the three‑foot limit.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0213          AREA RESTRICTIONS

A lessee must confine his business, and the promotion and

advertising of same on the fair grounds to the space assigned him.  Failure to

comply with this Rule shall subject lessee, in the manager's discretion, to forfeiture

of space privileges without reimbursement.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0214          LOUDSPEAKERS: ETC.

No loudspeaker, amplifier, radio or other broadcasting

device is permitted on the State Fair grounds unless written permission is

first obtained from the Space Rental Superintendent.  Approved loudspeakers

must be kept at a reasonable volume so as not to disturb normal business

transactions in adjoining exhibits nor the general public.  The Space Rental

Superintendent reserves the right to revoke loudspeaker permission if the

provisions of this Rule are not observed.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0215          DRESS OF LESSEES

Lessees and their help must be neat and tidy in their

dress.  Persons found working, not complying with this Rule, may be asked to

clean up or leave the grounds.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0216          PRICE SIGNS

On the opening day of the fair, each lessee shall cause to

be posted in a conspicuous manner at the front or entrance to his place of

business and at point of order and point of sale, if different locations, a

neatly printed or painted sign, showing price (as approved by management) of

meals, lunches, and all articles of food and drink to be sold and services

performed under the contract.  Lessee shall also keep displayed in plain view

of the public his contract number, which will be furnished by the

superintendent.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; November 30, 1979; July 15,

1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0217          RESTRICTION OF STATE FAIR LIABILITY

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Repealed Eff. October 1, 1987.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0218          CLEANLINESS

Lessees of space or booth shall keep their space or booth

plus the area immediately surrounding their space or booth in a clean and

sanitary condition at all times by removing therefrom any filth and refuse and

placing same in centralized dump locations on the fair grounds as specified by

the space rental and sanitation departments.  Lessee must comply with all laws

and ordinances regarding disposal of waste.  The use of public trash

receptacles by purchasers of privileges is prohibited.  Violation of this Rule

may cause concession or exhibit to be closed and all fees previously paid to be

forfeited.  Lessee shall not throw any refuse or empty any water or other

fluids on the ground or in the streets or gutters.  The first violation of this

Regulation shall be cause for the place of business to be closed with the

forfeiture of all fees paid.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0219          PRIZE DRAWINGS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Expired Eff. October 1, 2015 pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0220          STORAGE TRAILERS

Trailers used for storage of supplies or offices as a direct

part of concessions or exhibits will be permitted to park on the fair grounds

in a location determined by the Space Rental Superintendent and must have a sticker

or receipt on the trailer proving payment has been made for this privilege.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; July 1, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0221          MERCHANDISING LICENSES

Persons desiring merchandising licenses or permits to

solicit orders for and delivery of articles of food, tobacco, soft drinks, or

other articles of merchandise, to restaurants, refreshment stands, or exhibits conducted

by themselves or their customers upon the State Fair grounds must first obtain

such licenses or permits from the space rental superintendent.  Delivery trucks

not properly identified with said merchandise permits or licenses shall be

prohibited from entering the grounds at any time during the period of the

fair.  Must operate in accordance with State Fair rules and regulations

regarding traffic.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0222          DISPLAY AND SALE OF WEAPONS

The display, sale or distribution of knives and weapons of

any type is prohibited upon the State Fair grounds unless such display, sale or

distribution is specifically authorized under the terms of an exhibit or

concession contract executed by the fair.  Failure to comply with this

Regulation shall be cause for the immediate termination of space contract and

removal from the fair grounds or such other sanction as shall be deemed

appropriate by the State Fair Manager.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0223          AUTHORITY TO ALLOW CERTAIN EXHIBITS

The manager shall have authority to deny acceptance or

prohibit the showing of any exhibit, animal, concession or show that may be

falsely entered or represented; or to deny acceptance or prohibit the showing

of an exhibit, animal, concession or show; or authority to remove any sign,

banner, display material or advertising matter if such exhibit or display is

contrary to law, or violative of the fair's valid interest in providing for the

health, safety and protection of the fair‑going public.  Further, the

manager reserves the right to cancel any contract upon receipt of notice from

any fair holding membership in the International Association of Fairs and

Expositions or the Western Fair Association, that the exhibitor or

concessionaire has been suspended, expelled from or otherwise penalized for

violation of contract terms or rules of said member.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0224          ASSIGNMENT OF CONTRACTS

Fair exhibit or concession contracts or portions thereof,

may not be assigned, interest therein sublet, or otherwise disposed of without

the written consent of the manager.  Obligations provided for in said contracts,

including payments for space, electrical hook‑up, electrical power and

gas, shall remain the obligation of initial lessee, irrespective of approved

subleasing or assignment otherwise provided.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 15, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0225          GAS OR ELECTRIC SERVICE

(a)  The State Fair is not responsible or liable for failure

of electric service.

(b)  Positively no one shall tamper with, or change, any of

the general lighting in any of the State Fair buildings, and no electric

connection excluding plug‑ins shall be made by any person not in the

direct employ, or under the supervision of, the fair manager.

(c)  Prices quoted for electric service are for having

electrical power available to the Lessee.  Lessee is responsible for all

internal wiring and is responsible for having adapter plugs, if necessary, to

connect to Fair electrical system.

(d)  The fair manager reserves the right to terminate

service if conditions of contract are violated.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

SECTION .0300 ‑ COMPETITIVE EXHIBIT REGULATIONS

 

02 NCAC 20B .0301          EXHIBITS AND EXHIBITORS

(a)  The entry department will be open to receive and return

exhibits 11 days prior to the fair and nine days following the fair, 8:30 a.m.

to 6:00 p.m., except Sunday, when the department will be open from 1:00 p.m. to

6:00 p.m.

(b)  Exhibit buildings will be open to the public daily

between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:45 p.m. during the fair.

(c)  On the last night of the fair, after 9:45 p.m.,

exhibits may be packed up and stored for removal.  No vehicle will be permitted

to enter fair grounds to remove exhibits before 8:00 a.m. of the morning

following the closing of the fair.  Livestock, poultry, and rabbits will have a

special release time on the last day of the fair.

(d)  No fair superintendent or other employee shall be

permitted, directly or indirectly, to make an entry in any department of the

fair over which he presides or wherein he may be employed.

(e)  The fair manager may limit exhibits to the facilities

available at any given time.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; October 1, 1987; July 1,

1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0302          LIVESTOCK SANITATION AND OFFICIAL

VETERINARIAN

(a)  All livestock exhibits will be subject to the rules,

regulations and policies as established by the State Veterinarian.

(b)  Premises and Management:

(1)           All buildings for the use of animals,

including exhibition halls or rings, stables, yards and pens, shall be

maintained in a sanitary condition.  All such buildings, rings, stables and

pens shall be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected prior to the exhibition.

(2)           If practical, a quarantine division shall

be established.  If such quarantine division is not available, the owner of any

livestock or poultry showing symptoms of any infectious or communicable disease

may be required to immediately remove such livestock or poultry from the exhibition

premises.

(3)           The animal health regulations of North

Carolina will be strictly enforced.  The regulations will be included in the

livestock section of the premium list.

(c)  The official veterinarian shall perform the following:

(1)           Approve the cleaning and disinfection of

the premises before the exhibition is opened and before any domestic animals or

poultry are allowed admission to the premises;

(2)           Inspect all livestock and poultry on the

date admitted to the premises;  He shall refuse admission to any animal or bird

showing symptoms of any infectious or communicable disease;

(3)           He shall refuse admission to any livestock

not accompanied by proper health certificates when required; provided he may

approve admission if he is satisfied that proper health certificates are being

procured or are in transit from the point of origin and provided he is

satisfied that such livestock has not been exposed to disease;

(4)           He shall inspect all livestock on the

exhibition premises at least once daily and shall order the immediate removal

or isolation of any animal or bird showing symptoms of any infectious or

communicable disease, and shall order and supervise the cleaning and

disinfecting of any area from which suspect animals or birds are removed;

(5)           At the conclusion of the exhibition, he

shall forward a written report to the Board of Agriculture of all violations,

if any, of these regulations by any exhibitor of the management, and any other

pertinent information relative to the exhibition.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0303          FEES: STALLS: FORAGE: ETC.

Exhibitors must make all applications for entry, specifying

the number of animals or birds for which accommodations are desired, directly

to:

Entry Department

Administration Building

North Carolina State Fair

1025 Blue Ridge Road

Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

All applications must be accompanied by the entry fee or

other fees required by the special rules of the particular competitive

department in which entry is made.  The superintendent of the department will

make all assignments of space for exhibits.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0304          ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

(a)  All applications for entry must be made in accordance

with instructions and rules of the department premium list.  Entry blanks and

department rules may be obtained from:

Entry Department

 

North Carolina State Fair

Administration Building

1025 Blue Ridge Road

Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

 

The entry blanks, after being

filled out and signed, must be filed with the entry department not later than

the date specified for the closing of entries in the various departments of the

fair.

(b)  Entry closing dates for each of the competitive

departments will be determined by the fair manager and will be posted in the

department premium list.

(c)  Exhibitors in the horse, cattle, swine, sheep and

poultry departments must pay, upon filing application for entry, the fees

required in these departments.

(d)  Any animal or exhibit which shows evidence of

artificial means having been employed with intent to deceive for the purpose of

removing or remedying physical defects or conformation, shall, together with

any other entry or entries owned by the exhibitor of same, be forthwith

excluded from participation in any of the awards.  The said exhibitor likewise

shall be prohibited from participation in competition and any and all awards or

premiums previously awarded to said exhibitor shall be withdrawn.  The judge in

each classification shall have authority to make a final determination in the

matter.

(e)  All animals entered under a breed classification must

have been recorded in an association recognized by the particular breed. 

Exhibitors must produce a certificate or registry at the request of the

superintendent in charge of the department.

(f)  All animals shown must be owned by the exhibitor from

the time of making entry, except as otherwise provided in special rules of the

department.

(g)  Exhibitors making entries and not exhibiting, shall

forfeit all fees paid for entry, stalls, pens and space.

(h)  Corporations or partnerships entering for competition

must be in lawful existence at the time of making entry, and in all cases must

be bona fide, and affidavits relating thereto may be required by the fair

manager from appropriate persons.

(i)  Exhibits which have been erroneously entered may, at

the discretion of the fair manager or the superintendent of the department, be

transferred to their proper lots previous to judging.  If such lots have been

judged, they shall not be re‑judged.

(j)  Should any individual, partnership or corporation enter

an animal or article in a name other than that of the bona fide owner, except

as otherwise provided in special department rules, or attempt to perpetrate a

fraud by the misrepresentation of any facts, or in the exhibition of said

animal or article, the entry thus made shall not be allowed to compete for or

receive any premiums, and said individual, partnership or corporation may, at

the option of the fair manager, be barred from further showing, and any

premiums previously awarded may be forfeited.

(k)  Articles entered for premiums which are the result of

mechanical or artistic skill, must be entered in the name of the artist,

inventor, manufacturer or maker.

(l)  The fair manager reserves the right to refuse entries

or prohibit the exhibition of animals or articles entered if the showing of such

animals or articles is contrary to law, or violative of the fair's valid

interest in providing for the health, safety and protection of the fair‑going

public.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0305          JUDGES AND JUDGING

(a)  The judges shall read carefully the general rules and

all special rules under the head of the department or class in which they are

to serve; and especially note and follow those rules bearing on the classes to

be judged by them.

(b)  Judges shall not award prizes to an unworthy exhibit. 

No premium or distinction of any kind shall be given to any animal or article

that is not deserving.  This Rule shall be in effect whether or not there is

competition.

(c)  Judges shall report to the superintendent any exhibitor

who in any way, whether in person or by agent or servant, interferes with them

or shows any disrespect to them during the judging.  The superintendent may, in

his discretion, demand a proper apology from such exhibitor or exclude him from

further competition.  The fair may withhold from such exhibitor any or all

premiums that have been awarded and expel him from further exhibiting at the

fair.

(d)  The judges and persons acting as clerks to the judges,

must use special care, after awards have been made, to see that the same are

properly entered in the award book, for it is upon this entry that the payment

of premiums is made.

(e)  The judge, superintendent and clerk recording the

awards of the department must sign the award book at the close of each class

immediately after all awards in said class have been made.

(f)  Judges will not award premiums to any article or animal

because of its mere presence.  No premium will be awarded to any exhibit that

does not possess high intrinsic merit.  Unless otherwise specified in the

department rules and regulations, no exhibitor may win more than two premiums

in any one individual class, and not more than one premium in any group class. 

Premiums will be paid to winning exhibitors as soon after the awards are made

as it is possible to compile and check all reports.  Premiums not paid during

the fair will be mailed to the exhibitor at the post office address given on

his entry form.

(g)  No person who is an exhibitor can act as judge in a

class in which he is showing.

(h)  If there is any question as to the regularity of an

entry, or the right of any animal or article to compete in any lot, the judge

or judges shall report same to the superintendent in charge for adjustment.

(i)  A faithful observance of all rules governing the

exhibit will be required and when in doubt as to the application or meaning of

a rule, the superintendent in charge shall construe same by giving his

opinion.  This opinion, when required by either exhibitor or judge, must be

reduced to writing and returned to the entry department with the award books.

(j)  In judging livestock, the decision of the official

veterinarian and judge as to soundness shall be final.

(k)  The decision of the judges shall be final in all cases,

except when mistake, fraud, misrepresentation, or collusion, not discovered at

the time of the award, is alleged.  In such cases, the fair manager shall make

the final decision from which no appeal will lie.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0306          PROTESTS AND APPEALS

(a)  All protests from a decision of a judge must be made by

noon the day after the award has been made to:

Fair Manager

North Carolina State Fair

1025 Blue Ridge Road

Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

An award is made when the notation of the decision of the

judge is entered in the department award book.

(b)  All protests must be made in writing and be accompanied

by five dollars ($5.00) which will be retained by the fair if the protest is

not sustained.

(c)  No protest or appeal based upon the statement that the

judge or judges are incompetent or have overlooked an animal or article will be

considered by the fair manager.

(d)  All questions in dispute or differences not covered by

these rules shall be referred to the fair manager, whose decision shall be

final.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0307          PREMIUMS AND AWARDS

(a)  The following colors will be used in designating awards

except for the horse show:

(1)           Championship or Sweepstakes                         Royal

Purple

(2)           Reserve Champion                                             Lavender

(3)           First Premium                                                       Blue

(4)           Second Premium                                                 Red

(5)           Third Premium                                                     White

(6)           Fourth Premium                                                   Pink

(7)           Fifth Premium                                                      Yellow

(8)           Sixth Premium                                                     Dark

Green

(9)           Seventh Premium                                                                Light

Green

(10)         Eighth Premium                                                   Tan

(11)         Ninth Premium                                                     Gray

(12)         Tenth Premium                                                    Light

Blue

(b)  Where there are fewer animals or articles shown in lots

than the number of premiums offered, the judge may, in his discretion, award a

prize or prizes of such grade as the animal or article deserves.

(c)  In the livestock departments, where there is but a

single exhibitor in a division (lot) of any class, the judge shall award but

one premium; where only two exhibitors and only two animals are shown, two

premiums may be awarded, but if there be two exhibitors and three or more

animals shown, three premiums may be awarded; where there are three or more

exhibitors, all premiums may be awarded.  Where this Rule conflicts with

special rules in any department, the latter will govern.

(d)  No animal will be awarded a prize unless promptly

brought into the show ring when its lot is called.

(e)  Special prizes will not be accepted for classes that do

not conform to the regular classification of the department in which they

belong, unless for urgent reasons satisfactory to the fair manager and to the

superintendent of the department in which they are offered.

(f)  Specials must carry money prizes or articles of

intrinsic value. Cups, medals or other articles offered as specials must be in

the hands of the manager or the entry department on the opening day of the fair

or awards will not be made.

(g)  Cash premiums awarded in the livestock departments will

be paid by check made out to exhibitor and mailed to the post office address of

exhibitor as given on the entry blank.

(h)  Premium money will be withheld in all instances when

exhibits are removed from the grounds prior to the official time of release.

(i)  The State Fair reserves the right to make such

reductions in premiums of the fair as financial conditions at the time the

premiums are payable may justify.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

SECTION .0400 ‑ OPERATION OF STATE FAIR FACILITIES

 

02 NCAC 20B .0401          AVAILABILITY

Use of buildings and grounds shall be subject to the

approval of the Manager of the State Fair on the basis of the following:

(1)           being in the public interest;

(2)           not in conflict with activities arranged and

conducted as a part of the program for year‑round use of the State Fair

grounds;

(3)           use by a reputable organization, group, firm or

individual accepting by execution of a written contract the rules and

regulations and rental schedules herein prescribed;

(4)           manager may limit the booking of similar events

when deemed by him to be in the best interest of State Fair; and

(5)           at the option of the manager, an event may have

first refusal on the same corresponding date in a subsequent year.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1987; July 1, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0402          CLASSIFICATION OF EVENTS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1977.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0403          CLASSIFICATION OF LESSEE

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. November 30, 1979; July 15, 1978; July 1,

1977;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1991.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0404          RENTAL SCHEDULE FOR COMMERCIAL LESSEE

02 NCAC 20B .0405          COST FEE FOR USE BY NON‑COMMERCIAL

LESSEE

02 NCAC 20B .0406          BASIC FACILITIES

02 NCAC 20B .0407          BASIC SERVICES

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1977.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0408          INCIDENTAL SERVICES

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. November 30, 1979; July 1, 1977;

Repealed Eff. February 1, 1982.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0409          REHEARSALS: MOVE‑IN AND MOVE‑OUT

PERIODS

For setting up and closing down, an additional rental fee

will be charged in units of "half‑days," figured at one‑half

the stated rental rate per day.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. November 30, 1979;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0410          LIABILITY

Lessee shall be responsible for any damage to buildings,

their fixtures and furnishings, and to all other buildings, land and structures

on the State Fair grounds resulting from and incident to contracted use. 

Lessee shall, when deemed advisable by the Manager of the State Fair, be

required to furnish bond or procure public liability insurance (with a

satisfactory company licensed to do business in the State of North Carolina) to

relieve the State Fair division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture

and its officers and employees from any and all accounts, bills, damages, suits

and claims in any way arising out of the use of the buildings and/or other

facilities on the fair grounds by the lessee.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0411          RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENT OF CHARGES

(a)  A tentative reservation may be made for use of the

building(s) by any organization, group, firm or individual approved by the

Manager of the State Fair, subject to the availability of the facilities,

without payment of any fee.  Such tentative reservation shall automatically

expire on the 10th day following the date upon which the tentative reservation

was made.

(b)  If the date for which a tentative reservation was made

is sought to be reserved by any other qualified organization, group, firm or

individual, then the person(s) making the tentative reservation shall be

allowed 48 hours after due notice in which to execute a written contract for

use of the facilities and to pay the required cash deposit which must accompany

such a contract.

(c)  In any event, a written contract must be executed not

less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled start of any and all performance or

exhibition events, at which time lessee shall make a cash deposit of not less

than the specified "guaranteed minimum."

(d)  Lessee shall be required to make full settlement of 10

percent of the gross revenue if greater than "guaranteed minimum,"

along with payment for any special items or services provided by the Fair,

within 24 hours after the end of the event for which use of the facilities was contracted. 

The Manager of the State Fair may extend the period for final and full

settlement if, in his judgment, additional time is required to determine the

accurate gross revenue.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; November 30, 1979; July 1,

1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0412          CONCESSIONS

The State Fair reserves the right to operate (or lease) any

and all concession stands and sales within the arena building and elsewhere on

the fair grounds and lessee shall have no claim to any revenue from any such concession

sales.  Lessee desiring to sell any program, books, novelties, records, tapes,

tee shirts or other merchandise connected with the event for which the facility

was contracted will contact the concession manager and arrange to inventory all

items in prior to show time and settle with the concessions manager at the end

of the event.  All items are subject to approval of the concessions manager. 

The State Fair Manager reserves the right to waive the above if it is in the

best interest of the State Fair and the contract with the event lessee.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0413          ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

(a)  The possession, sale, or consumption of any alcoholic

beverage shall be in compliance with the state alcoholic beverage control laws

set forth in G.S. 18B and rules set forth in 04 NCAC 02.

(b)  The sampling or sale of alcoholic beverages at an event

on the State Fair property shall require approval by the State Fair Manager or

his or her designee in negotiation and at the time of the signing of the

contract to rent the premises.  In making this determination, the State Fair

Manager shall consider the following factors:

(1)           the nature of the event;

(2)           the time of the event;

(3)           the number of attendees at the event;

(4)           the age of the attendees at the event;

(5)           prior history of the event;

(6)           other events on State Fair property at that

time;

(7)           security needed and available at the time

of the event; and

(8)           the health, safety and welfare of all

patrons on State Fair property.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2014; October 1, 1993; December

1, 1991; January 1, 1991; October 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0414          APPLICABILITY OF REGULATIONS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1977;

Repealed Eff. October 1, 1993.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0415          J.S. DORTON ARENA

02 NCAC 20B .0416          GOVERNOR W. KERR SCOTT BUILDING

02 NCAC 20B .0417          HOLSHOUSER BUILDING

02 NCAC 20B .0418          COMMERCIAL BUILDING

02 NCAC 20B .0419          EDUCATION BUILDING

02 NCAC 20B .0420          KELLEY BUILDING

02 NCAC 20B .0421          GRANDSTAND

02 NCAC 20B .0422          OUTSIDE HORSE SHOW RINGS

02 NCAC 20B .0423          L. R. HARRILL YOUTH CENTER COMPLEX

02 NCAC 20B .0424          JIM GRAHAM BUILDING

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. July 1, 1977;

Amended Eff. April 22, 1981; April 24, 1980; November 30,

1979; July 15, 1978;

Repealed Eff. February 1, 1982.

 

 

 

02 NCAC 20B .0425          CONDITIONS FOR RENTAL OF FACILITIES

For purposes of this Chapter, "day" means the time

used between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight or any fraction thereof.  Time prior

to or after the day shall be charged at a rate of one hundred dollars ($100.00)

per hour plus attending staffing and services fees, unless otherwise agreed by

the State Fair management and the user prior to the event.  All users are

subject to the regulations of this Chapter and the terms of the lease

agreement.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503;

Eff. January 1, 1981;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.

 

02 NCAC 20B .0426          RENTAL RATES: FEES: AND PREMIUM BOOKS

(a)  The Manager of the State Fair shall annually publish:

(1)           a schedule of fees and other charges

governing rental rates for State Fair properties and services; and

(2)           a premium book for exhibits and horse shows

governing the awarding of cash prizes and other awards.

(b)  The Board of Agriculture shall give notice of any

hearing at which fees and other charges governing rental rates for State Fair

properties and services are approved pursuant to the procedures outlined in

G.S. 150B‑12.

(c)  Copies of fee schedules and premium books shall be

maintained in the Office of the State Fair Manager and made available to the

public upon request.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑503; 106‑503.1(b);

Eff. February 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993; June 1, 1982;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without

substantive public interest Eff. September 19, 2015.