Regulation, costs, time, conditions and limitations

Exhibitors are invited to read regulation carefully before to reserve tables.

Exhibitors rates:
Each table cost €36,00 (maximum 9 tables for enterprises and merchants, maximum 2 tables for private).
Tables measure about 2,2 meters. The electricity comes automatically with the reservation.
We will assign free pass to exhibitors, according to the following scheme:

  • up to 3 tables, will be provided up to 2 pass;
  • up to 5 tables, will be provided up to 3 pass;
  • mote than 6 tables, will be provided up to 4 pass;
  • Additional pass will be purchased paying the cost of €5,00.

Visitors rates:
Visitors entrance ticket costs €6,00.
Children younger than 6 years old, and persons older than 70 years old, must not pay the entrance ticket.

Entrance fpr exhibitors:
Saturday 15th from 16:30 to 20:30.
Sunday 16th from 07:00
In case of delay, please contact one of the telephone numbers listed on contacts page.

Opening time for visitors:
Sunday from 9:30 to 18:00

Reservations will be valid after receiving confirmation from organization.
Reservations must be confirmed by payment, within 7 (Seven) days from the date of receipt of confirmation.
Data for payment will be send within booking confirmation.
If payment will not made in this period, the related tables will be considered "available" for other exhibitors.
In case an exhibitors would like to delete his reservation, the total amount previously paid will be refunded (transaction costs will be deducted) only if cancellation will be communicated to organizers by telephone before Friday 31th of May 2019. Tables canceled after this date will not be refunded.
The tables not yet occupied at the time of opening to the public, will be considered available and assigned to any applicant, except in cases the exhibitors have announced the delay to the organizers.

You are allowed to sell or purchase live animals during "SQUAMATA", but only observing the following rules:

  • It is possible to sell animals, insects, plants, only if equipped with regular CITES documents, where needed.
  • The exhibition or sale of scorpions and arachnids is allowed, with the exception of the species listed below (as redacted by Aracnofilia in 2003/2004).

    – Suborder Mygalomorphae (Orthognatha)
    Family DIPLURIDAE:
    Trechona (all species)
    Atrax (all species)
    Hadronyche (all species)
    Macrothele (all species)
    Missulena (all species)
    Harpactirella (all species)
    – Suborder Araneomorphae  (Labidognatha)
    Family MITURGIDAE: 
    Cheiracanthium (all species)
    Family CTENIDAE:
    Ctenus (all species)
    Phoneutria (all species)
    Family SICARIIDAE:
    Loxosceles (all species)
    Sicarius (all species)
    Latrodectus (all species)


    Family BUTHIDAE:
    All genus.
    Nebo (all species)
    Hemiscorpius (all species)

  • It is forbidden to sell or expose any animal that is included in the list of the MD of 19-4-96: venomous snakes (rear-fanged are allowed), monitors, Crocodiles, alligator turtle, reticulated python, green anaconda… (list).
  • It is forbidden to sell or expose MAMMALS, with the exception ofRattus norvegicu, Mus musculus, Praomis natalensis, Meriones sp., they must be exposed ONLY in cages with grid or bars walls (NO faunabox, NO food boxes ...) to allow a better aeration due to summer temperatures, and shouldn't occupy more then than 50% of the base of the cage. They MUST have drinking water available.
    In every case it'sFORBIDDEN to display and sell UNWEANED mammals.
    Examples for correct cages and not (click to enlarge):
  • It is forbidden to sell or expose birds.
  • Exhibitors that will market forbidden animals will be immediately expelled from the show, and will not be accepted in future editions. If, as result of exhibitors actions, organization will have any problems, will be requested damages.
  • Animals for sale should be handled as little as possible, only for health checks or to be viewed by potential buyer (under control of seller). Episodes of exhibitionism with animals will not be tolerated and violators will be immediately expelled.
  • Animals for sale must be exposed in closed cages, on which must be written the seller's name, scientific name (if you yont, common name to), captive bred or wild cought (CB, WC, FB), geographic area of origin, optimal temperature, maximum length of the animal, type of prey or food, protection class (CITES, Bern, Habitat, local laws) if species is protected, possible toxicity. One cage one animal (except insects, little saurians, small mammals). Cage must contain an appropriated substrat that guarantee appropriated hygienic conditions.
  • Drinking water must be available to animals (for species for which this is necessary, eg. rodents).
  • Unhealty animals, or suspected ones, will be removed from the show. Exhibitors don't comply with the instructions provided by veterinarian will be expelled from the show.
  • It is allowed to sell ONLY animals such: Reptiles, Amphibians, Insects, Rodents, micro-mammals.
  • It is allowed to sell ONLY plants such: Carnivorous Plants, Bonsai, Ornamental plants.
  • It is allowed to sell ONLYfossils that are legally commercialised.
  • It is allowed to sell any herp-merchandise and equipment inherent terraristik like cages, lamps, heat cables, heat pads, control instruments, reptiles and amphybian food, other equipment.
  • It is allowed to sell books, gadgets, T-shirts that are inherent with: Reptiles, Amphibians, Insects, Arachnids, other Animals, Fossils, Bonsai, Carnivorous Plants, Ornamental Plants.

We remember that climate of event will be summer-like, we invite exhibitors and visitors to organize properly for housing and transportation of animals that may suffer the heat or that, in these conditions, will require special attention.

During the show controls may be conducted by A.S.L. (sanitay authority) and Comando Unità Carabinieri (ex C.F.S., CITES authority), at discretion of authorities.

We remember you that exhibitors  from EU countries, are obliged to have sanitary certificate of animals and feed, as required by EU regulations.

All participants (exhibitors and visitors) are directly and personally responsible for welfare of their animals, equipment, and any damage caused by their animals, equipment, and any of theirassociates/employees.

Exhibitors who don't observ this regulation will be expelled from show.
The organization reserve the right not to accept reservation for future editions.
The organization will not be held liable for breaches by the exhibitors and visitors.

Exhibitors should bring electrical adapters and wire, because electricity may not coincide exactly with your table.

Thanks! Enjoy :)

Last update: 04/03/2019