1. I agree to provide a location for awards ceremony and a sound system or PA if possible.2. I agree to provide specific area for Judging with electricity• Tables and chairs usually 4 – 8 foot tables and 12 chairs• NO RED TENTS (It is impossible to judge doneness in a red tent) • Friday night events must have lighting (Lighting is important to judging the doneness of steaks)• An enclosed building is preferred 3. Provide 3-4 volunteers to assist in judging area (Important)4. Cookoff payouts must be posted prior to Cookoff (Only Friday night Jackpots may award percentage payouts)5. Promoter assumes all responsibility for paying guaranteed payouts. SCA is not responsible for prize payouts6. Winner of any SCA event receives an invitation to SCA Steak Championship.7. Provide A 10 x 20 space near the judging area for SCA merchandise vending tent and sponsors, if requested.8. Provide steaks for the cookoff • SCA Standard is 11/8” boneless choice ribeye steaks• Provide 2 steaks per team• Must provide an extra 10 steaks to be available for the steak selection9. Pay SCA Rep’s expenses (mileage & hotel if necessary), $200 Judging Fee for their time and services. • Mileage is figured at current government mandated rate. • We will try to use the SCA Rep that is closest to you event. • Payment must be made to Rep on the day of the event.• Events with over 50 teams will require paying 2 SCA Reps to run event. Additional $200 plus travel • Events over 100 will require 3 SCA Reps. Additional $200 plus travel 10. Use SCA logos on advertising materials for the event.11. SCA does not guarantee the profitability of any event, by agreeing to provide sanctioning. Sanctioning does not guarantee the number of teams that will participate in the event.12. Send payment for $5 per team fee to SCA within 14 days after cookoff.13. In the event of cancellation either by the contest organizer, all previously paid expenses shall be non-refundable. The contest organizer will also reimburse the SCA Representative(s) any prepaid expenses incurred by them which cannot be recouped.14. The head cook of a team must be 18 years old to compete in Steak.15. Provide the following Supplies for Judging Tent:
For 50 Team Events
3 Case of Bottled Water 2 Bag of Oyster Crackers600 Heavy Duty Plastic Forks (Sam’s Club) (Each judge will use a clean fork for each bite)100 Heavy Duty Plastic Knives (Sam’s Club)3 Rolls Paper Towels1 Plastic table cloth (Dollar Store)100 9” Styrofoam Boxes undivided (Sam’s Club)**Can be provided by SCA for a set fee if requested.
SCA right to Merchandise and Promote Sponsors:
SCA reserves the right to display, promote and sell, SCA products and services and that of its national sponsors at SCA sanctioned contests. Organizer agrees to provide a space in a highly accessible area, either in the cook area or near the judging area, where SCA may place its official merchandising tent and promote, display and sell SCA products and that of its national sponsor. The Organizer agrees to provide free of charge a space up to 20x20 for this purpose if requested.