Animals are not permitted on the premises of the OCCC, except in conjunction with an approved exhibit, or in accordance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) as a service animal trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Emotional support animals are permitted within the OCCC.
Animals that are approved to be on the premises must meet the following confinement guidelines:
Animal(s) is to be on a leash at all times, if not confined to a pen.
Animal(s) is to be confined within a pen, if not on a leash.
Animal(s) must be under constant control at all times.
Animal exhibits are not permitted on carpeted OCCC areas.
The owner or handler will be fully responsible for their animal(s) at all times.
The animal must go in/out of a loading dock each day.
The animal should never be left unattended and must be removed from the show floor daily.
Any waste left by an animal must be promptly removed and the area should be thoroughly cleaned.
A hold harmless Agreement should be entered between IAAPA and the exhibiting company listing OCCC as “Additional Insured".
If attendees are going to interact with the animal, IAAPA strongly suggests a waiver is signed by the participant.
IAAPA and OCCC Event Management must be notified in advance of any planned exhibit and/or any intended public interaction with live animal displays. A detailed schedule must be provided in advance, outlining the nature of the animal exhibit and all appropriate move-in, show and move-out information. Please contact IAAPA at [email protected] for more information or to request approval.