Rescue Me! Pet Adoption Application, Rules & Requirements

NEW For 2023:

  • All applications will be taken electronically ONLY
  • Fill in the blanks below and submit the application
  • Please Note: Once you have submitted your application if you scroll down to the bottom of the application page you should see a Confirmation Message that says “Thanks for submitting your application! We will get in touch with you shortly.”

 

Rescue Me! Information:

  • Rescue Me! Organizations will be in one (1) large 20 x 30 tent along the Park Path
  • Two organizations per timeframe (see below)
  • The purpose of Rescue Me! is to let Rescue Organizations take advantage of exposure at the Blaine Festival for  Pet Adoption
  • The Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee requests that your organization respect the set-up and take-down times so all organizations can get set-up and taken-down in a timely manner
  • Please make your 1st, 2nd & 3rd Choices on the days and times listed below

Space:

  • One half of a 20 x 30 canopy will be provided for your organization
  • Two organizations will occupy the canopy during each time-frame
  • Snow fence will be set up for your convenience around the exterior of your space
  • A table and 2 chairs will be provided for your organization
  • NO electricity is available in the Rescue Me! Tent
  • Rescue Me! Space is assigned by the Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee Rescue Me! Coordinator
  • Only the Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee Rescue Me! Coordinator has the authority to move and/or reassign vendor space to enhance or facilitate the Rescue Me! Tent
  • Set up directions will be provided at Check-In

 

Rules & Requirements:

  • There is NO Fee to participate in the Rescue Me! Tent
  • A completed MN Dept. of Revenue ST-19 form is REQUIRED
  • A completed Rescue Me! Vendor Application is REQUIRED
  • NO Rescue Me! Organization Applications will be accepted after the deadline
  • NO Smoking, NO grilling & NO cooking in Rescue Me! Tent (food vendors are located near the Big Top)
  • The Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee reserves the right to select and/or limit vendors
  • The Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee reserves the right to prohibit items and/or activities that are deemed inappropriate
  • All vendors agree to abide by fair business practices
  • The Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee will provide police security each night of the festival
  • Vendors with any questions regarding any aspect of the Rescue Me! Tent should contact Blaine Festival Committee Rescue Me! Tent Coordinator

 

Permits, Licenses, Taxes, Insurance & Indemnity

  • Any required sales tax collections and remittances are the sole responsibility of the vendors
  • To the extent permitted by Law, all Vendors agree to protect, indemnify, defend and hold harmless, the Blaine Festival, its Volunteer Committee, Board of Directors, members & volunteers and the City of Blaine and its elected officials, employees, agents and volunteers against all claims, losses, damages to persons or property and cost (including Attorney’s fees) arising out of or connected with the event, including but not limited to, the installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy, lost-stolen-damaged property or use of park premises or a part thereof
  • ALL vendors are responsible for their own general liability and product liability insurance
  • ALL vendors are required to furnish a MN ST-19
  • While the Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee makes every effort to produce a successful festival, the committee cannot warrant the level of attendance, weather, sales or any circumstances beyond its control

 

Deadlines:

  • The deadline for Rescue Me! Vendor Applications is May 1, 2023
  • If the Rescue Me! Tent is not full applications may be accepted through May 15, 2023
  • NO Electricity will be available for the Rescue Me! Tent (Hours of the Civic Tent will end at 9:00 p.m.)
  • All forms MUST be received by the Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee prior to your Community Organization receiving a space in the Rescue Me! Tent
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.
  • Only on-line applications will be accepted

 

Set-Up & Take-Down:

  • Set-Up is 15 minutes before your scheduled time
  • Take-Down is 15 minutes after your scheduled time
  • NO Vehicles will be allowed on the grounds during festival hours
  • The Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee will have 6-passenger golf carts available if your organization needs help loading their gear – on a first come, first serve basis

Loading & Unloading

  • Loading & unloading will ONLY be allowed before or after festival hours
    • You MUST check in at the Information Tent prior to unloading and setting up
    • NO vehicles will be allowed on the grounds during festival hours
  • Parking your vehicle behind or near your space is NOT allowed

 

Notice of Acceptance:

  • Confirmation notices will be sent via email upon review of application on or shortly after June 1, 2023
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted and are those applications that do NOT include the following:
  • Completed Minnesota ST-19 Form

 

Failure to Follow Rules & Regulations

  • The Blaine Festival Volunteer Committee reserves the right to remove you from the festival for failure to follow these rules and regulations

Click Here for the MN ST-19

Rescue Me! Pet Adoption Application, Rules & Requirements

Fill in the blanks and Click on Submit below
Contact Name:(Required)
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Email(Required)
Friday, June 23, 2023
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Sunday, June 25, 2023
Set-Up & Take-Down: 15 Minutes Before Time Selected and 15 Minutes After Time Selected Ends
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I Have Read & Understand the Rules & Requirements(Required)