(a)  The Western North Carolina Agricultural Center management shall allow the lessee to handle the sale of all exhibit space within the confined leased facilities, with the exception of the North Carolina Mountain State Fair. The lessee shall pay the Agricultural Center twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per concessionaire for any assigned space granted to the lessee under his contract. No concessions are granted to lessee or anyone acting under the lessee for the sale or dispensing of any kind of beverages or foods. During the North Carolina Mountain State Fair the Agricultural Center 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 North Carolina Mountain State Fair. Concessionaires who operate according to Agricultural Center rules 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 North Carolina Mountain State Fair. The same rule regarding renewal of space holdings by former concessionaires applies to commercial exhibitors.

(b)  Due to grounds or space alterations or other changes, the Agricultural Center management shall have authority to eliminate certain previously available space from year to year. In such instances, the Agricultural Center reserves the right to offer substitute locations or to discontinue contracts entirely.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-530; 106-6.1;

Eff. June 1, 1994;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 23, 2017.