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Sponsors

The 39th Temple Model Train Show is sponsored by CentraMod Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas. The event benefits the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders. The event is made possible with the support of CentraMod Inc.

Vendors

Vendors agree to hold harmless CentraMod Inc., the sponsors and organizers of the Temple Model Train Show for any and all actions that may occur involving the show and Vendor agrees to take full responsibility for the safe and tasteful conduct of its representatives while in attendance at the show.

CentraMod Inc, and the sponsors and organizers of the Temple Model Train Show reserve the right to allow or disallow any particular Vendor from participating in the show. Vendors are expected to sell train-related items at the Temple Model Train Show.

Requests for a full refund of Vendor fees will be granted before Jul 1, 2021. Request for refund of Vendor fees from Jul 1, 2021 to Aug 16, 2021 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. No refunds will be given after 9:00 p.m.  Aug 16, 2021.

Vendors agree to keep their exhibits within the boundaries of the space allocated, and not to encroach on space designated for other Exhibitors, Vendors or movement of patrons throughout the show.

Each Vendor and their representatives will be provided an official badge which must be worn at all times and will be required to enter the entire Convention Center.

Each Vendor agrees to comply with the laws regarding Texas sales tax and collect and remit such tax in a legal manner if required.

Exhibitors

Exhibitors agree to hold harmless CentraMod Inc., the sponsors and organizers of the Temple Model Train Show for any and all actions that may occur involving the show.

Exhibitor agrees to take full responsibility for the safe and tasteful conduct of its representatives while in attendance at the show.

CentraMod Inc, reserve the right to allow or disallow any particular Exhibitor or their representatives from participating in the show.

Exhibitors are expected to exhibit train-related items at the Temple Model Train Show.

Exhibitors agree to keep their exhibits within the boundaries of the space allocated, and not to encroach on space designated for other Exhibitors, Vendors or movement of patrons throughout the show.

Each Exhibitor and their representatives will be provided an official badge which must be worn at all times and will be required to enter the entire Convention Center.

Venue

The Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center 3303 N. 3rd St. Temple, Texas 76501. Main Hall, Rooms 1-7, and Lobby, north and south halls.

Hours

The show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 18th and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, September 19th.

Vendors and Exhibitors are expected to be fully set up and manning their space for the full duration of the public show on both days

Train Show Setup

10 am to 9 pm Friday, September 17th

7 am to 10 am Saturday, September 18th

It is NOT Permitted for any type of motorized vehicle or trailer to drive into the Main Hall to unload.

Unloading may be carried out at the front and rear of the Convention Center. Once you have completed unloading please move your vehicle so others may do the same.

CentraMod Members will be available to help on a first come serve basics.

Note that all tables may not be set up and available immediately at 10 a.m. on Friday.

Teardown

Teardown hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 19th.

Loading may be carried out at the front and rear of the Convention Center. Once you have completed loading please move your vehicle so others may do the same.

CentraMod Members will be available to help on a first come serve basics.

It is NOT Permitted for any type of motorized vehicle or trailer to drive into the Main Hall to load

Parking

Parking will be available at no charge.

RV Park Sites Available (Water & Electric) contact Mayborn Convention Center for availability and cost.

Security

Security will be provided during closed times. Security will be handled by a private firm not associated with the Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center.

The Security Guards, Mayborn Convention Center Personnel, and CentraMod Members are given special orders. (No one will be allowed inside the entire Convention Center until 7 a.m. Saturday 19th September. All show personnel must clear the entire Convention Center by 5:30 p.m. Saturday, September 20th. No one will be allowed inside the entire Convention Center until 10:00 a.m. Sunday September 20th.)

The organizers and sponsors take no responsibility for loss or damage at any time to any property left in the exhibit hall. Please be sure to carry out any personal belongings you will need Friday and Saturday night.

Table Price

Table prices are $45.00 per table.

Tables are a first come first serve basis. If you have any table arrangement preferences, please indicate them on the Registration Application form.

Registration Application Form is available here =>  2021 Vendor Registration form

Mail all fees and application to:   CentraMod, Inc

                                                      P.O. Box 1264

                                                      Temple, TX 76503

When you sign up to be with us at the Temple Model Train Show, we request that you stay both days and remain until the end of the day Sunday.

Discount Hotel Accommodations

There are reserved blocks of rooms at three hotels near the venue for all who wish to take advantage of the Train Show Rate. Contact the hotels directly to make reservations.

  1. LaQuinta is located at 1604 West Barton Ave. Temple, TX 76504. Tel (254) 771-2980 Nightly rate is $ 80.00
  2. Comfort Inn is located at 1414 SW HK Dodgen Loop Temple, TX 76502 Tel (866) 306-0942 Nightly rate is $ 89.00
  3. Holiday Inn is Express located at 2609 South 39th St. Temple, TX 76504 Te (254) 773-5500 Nightly rate is $ 126.00

Should you have any questions please feel free to call Train Show Co-Chairs Craig Caddell at (254) 760-3761 or Charles Childers at (254) 290-0112

Central Texas Area Model Railroaders