FAQ’s

Everything you need to know about being an exhibitor at the Riverina Field Days. A full list of Terms and Conditions is available within the application form. View Covid Saftey Plan HERE

COVID Safe Event
The Riverina Field Days are set to implement a safe event. We will continually monitor the COVID Landscape and react accordingly. Following the advice of NSW Health and State Authorities, Riverina Field Days will implement a COVID SAFE event adhering to any guidelines and restrictions in place at the time. Riverina Field Days reserves the right to NOT accept Exhibitors from known ‘hot spots’ at the time of the event.

If we all play our part, we can safely enjoy The Riverina Field Days.

So what will The Riverina Field Days be doing to keep COVID Safe?

  • The Riverina Field Days has a COVID Safety Plan in place and has registered with Service NSW.
  • Mandatory Check in is required via the Service NSW QR code.
  • Encourage visitors to purchase tickets online rather than cash sales at the gate
  • We will be reminding visitors to get tested and stay at home even with the slightest of symptoms
  • We’ll promote COVID safety measures and information on our website
  • We’ll have signage around the event to remind patrons of good hygiene and social distancing of 1.5m
  • Our only indoor space – Woodside Hall will have a COVID Marshell ensuring the hall does not exceed capacity

What we ask of Exhibitors to keep COVID Safe?

  • Please display your own COVID safe advertising material/signage
  • Encourage patrons to keep 1.5m apart when visiting your site
  • Provide sanitiser at each stall
  • We recommend all exhibitors have a COVID safety Plan in place.

Information and assistance with COVID-19 measures is available through nsw.gov.au the NSW Government Business Concierge and Business Connect Services or calling Service NSW on 13 77 88.

What you need to know about SETTING UP AND PACKING UP

Set up / Pack up 

All exhibitors upon arrival at The Griffith Showgrounds MUST check in with the Site Office prior to setting up. This applies to anyone setting up on Thursday or early Friday morning, including any delivery drivers, hire companies etc. Please do not set up without visiting the site office first.

Exhibitors are welcome to set up from the Thursday from 7am – 5pm. Prior to this can be arranged by calling 6962 1180.  If you are setting up on Friday morning, gates will be open from 7am via gate 2 & 3 (via Merrigal St) only. Please be advised there are no vehicles permitted after 9am within the arena or driveaways when gates open to the public. All vehicles must leave the arena before gates open to the public. 
Pack up can commence on Saturday AFTER 4pm. Under NO circumstances is pack up permitted prior to this time. 

Gates for Exhibitors

Gates 2 & 3 (via Merrigal St) will be open from 7am-5pm on Thursday and again from 7am on Friday and Saturday. All other Gates will open to the public from 9am.

Vehicle access to site

NO vehicles are permitted within the arena during the event’s opening hours. Any exhibitor arriving after the opening times will be forced to leave their vehicle in the Public Car Park areas. Some exceptions could be made by the gate person contacting the Organiser for extenuating circumstances. A speed limit of 10 kph shall apply at all times within the confines of the field day site.

Woodside Hall

No Exhibitors are permitted to hang or stick posters/signage onto the walls of the Woodside Hall at the direction of the Showground Trust. All exhibitors, along with any products, stock, tables, chairs etc must vacate the hall after Saturday 4pm.Woodside Hall Exhibitors must provide extension leads and power boards. 

Exhibitor Passes

Can be collected from the site office at the Griffith Showgrounds on Thursday prior to the event.  Please ensure they are collected or you will be charged an entry fee without them. No Pass – No Entry.  

Extra Exhibitor Passes

Within your site hire fee includes an allocated number of passes. If you wish to purchase extra passes, you can indicate on your application form or they can be purchased when you check in with the site office before setting up.

Marquee’s, Tables and Chairs

If you’re looking for marquee hire, or tables/chairs, visit our Hire Companies page for recommendations. Please liaise directly with your hire company and advise of your site number. Please remind hire companies to check in with the site office prior to setting up on your behalf.

Exhibitor Listing

Our Exhibitor Listing is updated regularly on our website and exhibitors will be included in the printed entry brochure if your site is secured before our deadline listed on the application form. Beyond this date, you’ll only be listed on our website.

Demonstrations

If you have any demonstrations or something exciting to showcase throughout the 2 days , please visit our site office when setting up to advise.

Social Media Promotion

Our advertising aim is for visitors to view our website to check out what’s on and actively promote exhibitors via social media throughout the 2 days. Be sure to tag the Riverina Field Days @riverinafielddays

Hay Bales

Will be delivered to your site, but please indicate on your application form when booking your site. 

Forklifts 

The use of forklifts to set up and pack up will be available to Exhibitors from Thursday – Saturday only.  Use of forklifts will be at the sole discretion of RFD Management at all times and only operated by those with a licence. Use of forklifts is on a first in first served basis. Please indicate when checking in at the site office if you require this service. 
The exhibitor agrees to meet the cost of loading or unloading outside these days at the rate of $100 per hour.

ATM / EFT Facilities

There will be an ATM available at the site office, however we do encourage each exhibitor to have their own EFT facilities available. 

Security

Security will be in place from Thursday, Friday, Saturday night from 6pm-6am.

Theft, loss and/or damage

Whilst taking all care and providing security for the duration of the RFD, the Coro Club (as organiser of the Riverina Field Days) SHALL NOT be held responsible for theft, loss or damage to the exhibitors’ property whilst at the Riverina Field Days.

Public liability

Exhibitors MUST have their own Public Liability insurance cover whilst on site and should complete the necessary section on the Application Form. Failure to supply this information on your form will mean you WILL NOT be able to attend.

Powered Sites & Electricity

Please ensure you are aware if your site is powered or non powered prior to setting up. If you have chosen a non powered site, you must provide your own generator.  Woodside Hall Exhibitors must provide extension leads and power boards. All electrical extension leads and appliances must have current approval tags. Exhibitors must only use and operate approved portable power boards with residual current device (RCD) earth leakage circuit breaker (ELCB) protection when drawing electricity from the RFD supply grid. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to provide generators, power boards and extension leads. 

PARCLE PICK UP

We’ll pick up your customers goods and deliver to the nearest gate. Simply ask your customers to  visit the Site Office to fill out a form and we’ll take care of the rest.

Cleaning your site

All exhibitors are requested to leave their site in a tidy condition. If there is not a garbage bin close to your site, please leave any rubbish, boxes etc. in a pile on one part of your site. Should your site be left in a condition which the organisers deem unacceptable you may not be invited to attend the following year.

Garbage collection

Garbage will be collected periodically throughout the event.

Cancellation fees

Exhibitors must advise of their cancellation in writing to RFD via . Cancellations received 90-61 days prior to the field days will attract a cancellation fee of 25% of the site fee; cancellations received 60-31 days prior to the field days will attract a cancellation fee of 50% of the site fee; cancellations received within the 30 days prior to the field days will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the site fee. Please refer to terms and conditions located in application form.