Welcome! Registration is now open for Soka University's 13th Annual International Festival on May 3, 2014.
Registration fees (before March 1, 2014):
Non-profit: $35 for space with 6' table and 2 chairs
Artists, Crafters and Businesses: $125 for space with 6' table and 2 chairs
Note: Only non-profit organizations or SUA student clubs may register to sell food.
Late Registration fees (March 1, 2014 - April 25, 2014):
Non-profit: $85 for space with 6' table and 2 chairs
Artists, Crafters and Businesses: $175 for space with 6' table and 2 chairs
Exhibitor Location Photos
Partnership Agreement Form for Restaurants/Food Vendors Partnering with Non-Profit Organizations
Health Permit Waiver Application Form for Non-profit Organizations serving food (must mail or email to OC Health Dept by April 15, 2014)
Forms for Soka University Student Clubs Only:
Club Registration Form - due by Feb. 15, 2014 for Club rates
Health Permit Waiver Page for SUA Clubs serving food (return to Community Relations by April 1)
Partnership Agreement Form - required for all SUA Clubs working with outside food providers
Soka University Map with location numbers:
Click on PDF of Map to increase size for readability of numbers. Blue spaces are 8' canopies only or no canopies, exterior white spaces can take 10' canopies.
2014 International Festival Locations:100's - Inside of the Recreation Center - limited electrical on front wall only, no food, tables only, tight spaces, no canopies, wood floor must be protected from racks
200's - Recreation Center Wall - electrical available, 10x10 canopies ok, grass
200'S - Recreation Center Plaza - limited electrical, 10x10 canopies ok, grass or concrete
200's - Recreation Center Grass strips to left and right of entrance along walkways, grass, 10x10 canopies ok
300's - University Circle - Street in front of Recreation Center, lake side - no electrical, 10x10 canopies ok, asphalt
300's - University Circle - Street in front of Recreation Center, Rec Center side - no electrical, 10x10 ok, some grass, some asphalt
400's - University Circle - Street in front of Founders Hall, lake side - no electrical, 10x10 canopies ok,asphalt
400's - University Circle - Street in front of Founders Hall, parking lot side - no electrical, 10x10 canopies ok, grass
500's - Founders Hall Front wall side- electrical available, tighter spaces, 8x8 or 6X6 canopies only (may be rented for $35), stone
500's - Founders Hall Front lake side - no electrical, 8x8 or 6X6 canopies only (may be rented for $35), stone
600's - Peace Lake wall - no electrical, 8x8 or 6x6 canopies only (may be rented for $35)
600'S - Peace Lake - lake side - no electrical, 8x8 or 6x6 canopies only (may be rented for $35)
600's - Peace Lake Rims A & B (some electrical, 10x10 ok), stone
700's - Inside Founders Hall - electrical available, no food, 6' tables only, tight spaces, no canopies, travertine
800's - Adventure Land (Children's area) - electrical available in front row only, 10x10 canopies ok, grass
900's - Performing Arts Center Plaza - limited electrical, 10x10 canopies ok
Stages are located at Peace Lake (170 seats outside under canopy), inside the Recreation Center (360 seats) and in Soka Performing Arts Center (1000 seats). Stages may be noisy, especially during drum acts. In 2013 6,500 people attended the festival.
Only non-profit exhibitors or student clubs may register to sell food. Non-profits may partner with professional food providers if they submit a registration form with payment along with a Partnership Agreement Form.
Food providers should submit their own registration forms without payment -- listing their non-profit partner on the form. Registration checks for food exhibitors will only be accepted from non-profit organizations (501-c-3 or 501-c-4) organizations. Non-profit exhibitors selling food are responsible for sending in their own Health Permit Waiver Form, which should be submitted to the Orange County Health Department by email or mail before April 15, 2014. Mailing address is HCA/Environmental Health, 1241 East Dyer Road, Santa Ana, CA. 92705. Once you receive your permit waiver, you should have it with you at your table on the day of the festival.SUA Clubs serving food should submit the single page Health Permit Waiver form to SUA Community Relations Office by April 1 for a group submittal.
Once we have received your application and check, your name will be listed with your space number once it is assigned on our Exhibitors Registered To Date page. THIS IS YOUR CONFIRMATION! You will get an unloading information packet approximately two weeks before the festival. Set-up is open from 5-7 pm on Friday, May 2nd for those with large items to unload and 6:30 - 9:30 am on the morning of May 3rd, 2014. If your location is 100's, 200's, 300's or 600's your unloading zone will be in front of the Recreation Center. If your location is 400's, 500's or 700's you will unload in front of Founders Hall. If your location is 800's your unloading area will be in Parking Lot C. If your location is 900's you will unload in front of the Performing Arts Center. Please come prepared to park, unload quickly (we will have someone to watch your things on Saturday morning) and then park in Parking Lot A-- coming back to take your things to your exhibitor location. Please bring your own dolly or cart if needed. PLEASE PUT YOUR COLOR CODED UNLOADING SIGN IN YOUR CAR WINDOW to help us direct you quickly to the right place. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday, May 4, 2013, exhibitor and performer parking will be in Parking Lot A.
Important: University Circle closes at 9:30 am, so if you come late, you will have to unload from Parking Lot A. Please allow plenty of travel time!