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Accepting Bids - 2014-2015 T-Shirt Vendor Print E-mail
By Patricia K Smith   
February 27, 2014

The US Chess Federation is now accepting T-Shirt Vendor bids for the 2014 & 2015 National Events!

Bids must be submitted to:, no later than Wednesday March 12, by midnight (CST)

You are bidding on the following five (5) events at the following locations:

US Open
Rosen Centre Hotel
July 26 - Aug. 3, 2014
9840 International Dr.
Orlando, FL 32819
  National K-12 Grade Championship
December 12 - 14, 2014
Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819
National High School Championship
April 10 - 12, 2015
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
  National Junior High Championship
April 25 - 27, 2015
Galt House
140 North Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
National Elementary Championship
May 8 - 10, 2015
Gaylord Opryland
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

The US Chess Federation will:

  1. The US Chess Federation will provide adequate space for the T-Shirt vendor with tables and chairs at all listed National Events.
  2. Provide a US Chess Federation point of contact person at the event.
  3. Include a complimentary 1/2 page ad in the 2014/2015 Nationals Program Book for each event.

Bid should include:

  1. Percentage of sales to the US Chess Federation.
  2. Complimentary staff apparel per event.
  3. Provide PROOF of ALL artwork to be used on-site with ample time for edits. Subject to the US Chess Federation’s approval.

The bid should acknowledge:

  1. Number of desired tables and chairs will be provided to the US Chess Federation 60 days in advance of the event.
  2. The T-Shirt vendor is responsible to provide their own electrical power and internet service.
  3. It is the responsibility of the T-Shirt vendor to make arrangements with the hotel concerning the delivery or pick up of product.
  4. Pay any drayage fees associated with the T-Shirt vendor.
  5. Expected arrival and departure dates for product and T-Shirt vendor contact.
  6. Hours of operation must be submitted 60 days in advance of each event.

All questions to USCF Director of National Events: Pat Smith