GUN SHOW RULES
All Federal, State and Local Laws must be obeyed at all times.
All transactions are to take place INSIDE the gun show building. NO EXCEPTIONS.
To prevent accidental discharge NO loaded firearms are allowed in the gun show,
All firearms must have the actions tied to render them inoperable.
Loose cartridges are not allowed near firearms. Any dummy rounds must have
All removable magazines must be removed.
Knives must be sheathed or in protective cases, and not readily available to the public.
No Alcoholic Beverages.
A responsible adult must accompany minors.
No audio or visual equipment allowed without permission of the gun show management.
Walking isles must be kept clear during the open hours of the show.
All self-defense spray must be in sealed packages.
All lasers and stun devices must have the batteries removed
Show security reserves the right to inspect any packages,
Parking guidelines must be adhered to. RV’s must park in designated RV parking
Failure to keep your table space occupied and open for business
Vendors and staff will be supplied with badges and must be worn during the gun show.
Table contents must be gun or knife related.
No pets allowed inside the gun show during the open hours.
Safety and Security is our #1 priority!!
This NOTICE applies to activities permitted at bona fide gun shows, as defined in Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 478.100. Federal Firearms licensees ("FFLs or Dealers") may only sell firearms at gun shows within the State in which their licensed premises is located.
DEALERS LICENSED IN THIS STATE
MUST display license.
MUST comply with all recordkeeping requirements of ATF regulations concerning acquisitions and dispositions of firearms, including the recording of the place of sale.
MAY dispose of handguns to residents of this State only, provided that the purchaser is at least 21 years of age and all provisions of the Brady law are met.
MAY dispose of long guns to residents of any State, provided that the purchaser is at least 18 years of age, the laws of both States are complied with, and all provisions of the Brady law are met.
MAY dispose of firearms to any FFL.
MAY acquire firearms from any FFL licensed in the State and from any non-licensed individual.
MAY take orders of any firearm from a non-licensee and ship the same to a licensee in the purchaser's State of residence from whom the purchaser can then take possession after the provisions of the Brady law are met.
DEALERS NOT LICENSED IN THIS STATE
MUST display license.
MUST comply with all ATF recordkeeping requirements concerning the acquisition of firearms.
MAY acquire firearms from any FFL licensed in this State and from any non-licensed individual.
MAY make a sale and deliver curio or relic firearms to any other FFL licensed in any State as long as the laws of both States are complied.
MAY ship curio or relic firearms from this show to any other FFL.
MAY display and take orders.
NON-LICENSED RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE
MAY acquire long guns or handguns from FFLs licensed in this State, provided all provisions of the Brady law are met.
MAY dispose of personal firearms to any FFL.
MAY acquire from and dispose of personal firearms to non-licensed residents of the State. However, non-licensed individuals may not be engaged in the business of dealing in firearms with a Federal firearms license.
CANNOT acquire from or dispose of firearms to non-licensed residents of any other State.
CANNOT ship in interstate commerce, except to themselves or an FFL, a firearm that has otherwise been lawfully acquired; must, when shipping to themselves, declare the firearm to the commercial or contract carrier.
NON-LICENSED RESIDENTS FROM ANOTHER STATE
MAY dispose of firearms to any FFL.
MAY acquire long guns only from FFLs licensed in the State, provided the laws of both States are complied with and all provisions of the Brady law are met.
MAY order firearms from any FFL and have them shipped from the show to an FFL in their State of residence by a commercial or contract carrier in accordance with State and Federal law.
CANNOT acquire handguns.
CANNOT acquire from or dispose of firearms to non-licensed individuals.
A printable copy of this list may be obtained here.
Oregon Revised Statutes 166.438¹
Transfer of firearms at gun shows
Transfer of firearms at gun shows.(1) A transferor other than a gun dealer may not transfer a firearm at a gun show unless the transferor:
(a)(A) Requests a criminal background check under ORS 166.436 (Firearm transfers by persons other than gun dealers) prior to completing the transfer;
(B) Receives notification that the recipient is qualified to complete the transfer; and
(C) Has the recipient complete the form described in ORS 166.441 (Form for transfer of firearm at gun show) ; or
(b) Completes the transfer through a gun dealer.
(2) The transferor shall retain the completed form referred to in subsection (1) of this section for at least five years and shall make the completed form available to law enforcement agencies for the purpose of criminal investigations.
(3) A person who organizes a gun show shall post in a prominent place at the gun show a notice explaining the requirements of subsections (1) and (2) of this section. The person shall provide the form required by subsection (1) of this section to any person transferring a firearm at the gun show.
(4) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply if the transferee is licensed as a dealer under 18 U.S.C. 923.
(5)(a) Failure to comply with the requirements of subsection (1), (2) or (3) of this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, failure to comply with the requirements of subsection (1), (2) or (3) of this section is a Class C felony if the person has two or more previous convictions under this section.
(6) It is an affirmative defense to a charge of violating subsection (1) or (3) of this section that the person did not know, or reasonably could not know, that more than 25 firearms were at the site and available for transfer. [2001 c.1 §7]
A printable copy of this ORS may be obtained here.
Oregon Fire Code Technical Advisory 12-01
Subject: Guidelines for Black Powder and Smokeless Propellants at Gun Shows.
Code Reference:National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 495), Explosive Materials Code.
Content:The purpose of this technical bulletin is to provide minimal guidelines for the temporary display and sale of black powder and smokeless propellants at a gun show venue in a safe and responsible way. These venues usually take place in a building with an assigned use and occupancy classification other than commercial (mercantile). NFPA 495 governs the display and storage of commercial (mercantile) occupancies only.
The display of black powder and smokeless propellants shall follow some of the same requirements as in NFPA 495, Section 14 for commercial (mercantile) establishments.
NOTE:The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) require a person selling black powder to be licensed by BATFE. This license does not extend to a temporary location, i.e. gun shows. Orders for the purchase of black powder may be taken at a gun show but the transfer of product must take place at the address on the seller’s license.
Display Quantity Permitted in Each Vendor Booth:
* Black Powder.An empty container for display and order taking purpose only.
* Smokeless Propellants.A maximum quantity of 25 pounds in containers of 1 pound or less may be in the vendor’s booth. Quantities greater than what is permitted for display purposes shall remain in the vendor’s vehicle outside the building.
Vendor Separations.Separation distance between vendor booths with smokeless propellants shall be a minimum of 25 feet or have a fire partition having a fire-resistance rating of at least 1 hour.
A printable copy of this advisory may be obtained here.
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