|Plant Show and Sale Information
Sarasota Fairgrounds - 3000 Ringling Blvd.
Saturday, March 25, 2006
Buyer Registration Time: 12:30 P.M.
Auction Time: 1:00 P.M.
Place: Plant Tent (Near 4-H Stage)
Everyone Loves an Auction...
Beautiful plants, trees, and arrangements from Sarasota County 4-H and FFA Chapter members exhibiting in the fair plant show will be auctioned at the 2006 plant auction. Hundreds of plants will be auctioned. Portions of your purchase are tax deductible. Check with your tax adviser for all possible deductions. Registered buyers from the previous year sale receive free season passes to the fair in the mail prior to the fair.
At The Sale
You must register and pick up a bidder card to purchase. Only adults, 18 and over, can register. Registration will start one half hour before the auction. You may also register at anytime during the auction, but you must register before bidding. Only bids from those with auction numbers will be taken.
The sale is conducted in the "Sale Order", ranked by the exhibitorís results based on judging in the fairís competition. Overall Best-Of-Show is first.
The duration of the auction is approximately 3 hours. You may cash out your purchase any time during the auction and up to one half hour after completion. Payment can be made by cash or Visa/Mastercard.
When all your purchases are complete, please proceed to the cashier and cash out. You will receive a receipt. The cashier will provide directions for pick-up of your plants. Please keep your receipt to show the plant loader as this is how your purchases are identified. If you leave the fair gates to retrieve your vehicle and wish to re-enter, get stamped by the gate attendant on your way out so you may re-enter.