08/24/17 Swap Licenses are in the mail.
Swap is SOLD OUT. Second chance for swap entry: beginning Saturday evening and again on Sunday morning, swap space will be available at the Swap Gate Entrance. The cost of this swap space will be a flat rate of $40 regardless of trailer/truck combination and size. This price will also include ONE wristband for admission. Additional wristbands can be purchased for $15 each (required for all persons age 13 and older). Only cash for payment is accepted at the Swap Gate.
Depending on foot traffic, we will start assigning swap spots around 6:00 or 7:00 PM Saturday night and on Sunday morning after 6:00 AM. You may begin lining up in the Swap Chute holding area after 4pm Saturday for those that wish to enter Saturday evening. The gate will remain open Saturday night till 10pm. DO NOT COME OUT FRIDAY, YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY.
There is NO holding area for swap entry. The gate will open Friday morning. Do not arrive Thursday as the gates will be locked and the police will turn you away. Overnight waiting on the highway is not allowed.
All RV's and campers running a gas/diesel/kerosene generator or idling engines will be required to to use a Generator Exhaust Adapter System that will vent the exhaust at roof level or higher of the RV. These can be purchased or made for a nominal price at places such as Amazon, WalMart, RV dealers and so forth. Examples of the systems can be seen HERE and HERE.
You will be required to show your kit at the Swap Gate when checking in. This is a mandatory requirement per the MN Department of Health. Failure to comply with this condition may delay your entry and/or result in being located in a less desirable area of the swap grounds.
While stand alone/portable generators are not required to have the exhaust kits mentioned above, they will be required to be spaced a MINIMUM of 7' from any type of sleeping quarters, be it a camper, tent, truck, trailer, ground, etc. This is a mandatory requirement per the MN Department of Health. The 7' spacing applies in all directions, including the row behind your space.
Swap spaces are 20' long x 19' wide. Price is $35 per 20' space, two space minimum. All swappers must purchase weekend (2-day) admission wrist band, either when ordering swap space or at the gate when checking in. Please read the rules below carefully prior to purchasing. Then click the link at the bottom to proceed. Be sure to read the rules regarding RVs, campers and generators.
All RV's, motor homes, camper trailers, toy haulers, 5th wheel campers, goose neck campers, fish house (Ice Castle, etc) and similar will be required to purchase a $100 RV/Camper Permit for entry. The only exception to this is popup camper trailers under 10' in length and pickup bed campers. This fee is in addition to the required swap space to fit the RV vehicle in. Failure to purchase this permit may delay your entry and you will be required to buy it at check-in.
Commercial Dealers in Swap
Dealers wishing to sell at Hay Days must purchase a dealer or contingency site through the appropriate coordinators only.
Any dealer selling under false representation may be asked to leave with forfeiture of all admittance fees.
Swap Grounds Rules
These rules will be strictly enforced
It is a condition of receiving your swap spot license that you will observe and follow these Rules and Regulations. These rules will be strictly enforced by the Sno Barons and the Chisago County Sheriff's Department. Violation of any of these rules will result in your immediate expulsion from the swap spot and event grounds and the forfeiture of any license fee and admission paid.
Riding or operation of any unauthorized vehicle is prohibited anywhere on the Haydays grounds.
Swappers must stay within their swap site or leave the grounds Friday and Saturday night. No roaming around, especially in the dealers area. The POLICE and Security personnel have orders to remove individuals found in the dealer area from the Haydays event.
Vehicles are not allowed to leave their swap spots until after 6:00 PM Saturday.
You may leave the Haydays grounds but you must return by 11pm on Friday or 10:00 PM Saturday. After that time the gates are closed and there will be no re-entry until the next morning.
If you leave overnight with your vehicle, it must be back on your site by 6:30 AM Saturday, 8:00 AM Sunday, or it will not be allowed back into the swap area.
You may stay in your vehicle overnight on the grounds
Guns are not allowed on the event grounds.
No open fires or charcoal grills allowed. (You are in a dry hayfield)
No selling or collecting of donations for food and beverages. Violation of this can lead to removal from the Event.
A 16 foot fire lane will be strictly enforced within the swap area. No tents, pop-ups or sale items are allowed in the fire lane.
No pets allowed. Service animals only.
Quiet time is 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM. Loud stereos or radios are not allowed at any time.
Fighting and disorderly conduct are not allowed.
Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no guarantee where you will be parked nor on which side of the aisle. There is often more right side demand than available and you may end up being parked on a left side if space has filled up
The Sno-Barons Snowmobile Club Inc. assumes no liability for lost or stolen items or personal injury. You agree to assume full responsibility for your snowmobiles, vehicles and other personal property and the snowmobiles, vehicles and other personal property of your employees, agents and invitees, including the contents of any of those vehicles. You waive all claims against the Sno-Barons, its agents, servants or employees for loss, theft or damage to property and for injuries to persons in, on or about the Swap Spot, Swap Meet or Event Grounds, and you will indemnify, defend and hold the Sno-Barons, its agents, servants and employees harmless from any damage or injury to any person, or to the vehicles, property, goods, wares and merchandise of any person, arising from your use of the Swap Spot, your agents, servants, employees, contractors, and invitees.
All property belonging to you or any user of the Swap Spot is at the Swap Meet at your sole risk or that of any other person, and except for the deliberate act of the Sno-Barons or its agents or employees, the Sno-Barons and its agents or employees will not be liable for injury to persons or damage to, theft of or misappropriation of any property by any means. You will give prompt notice to the Sno-Barons in case of any injury, damage, theft, or misappropriation. In case any action or proceeding is brought against the Sno-Barons because of any of your obligations under the terms of your License or arising from any of your acts or negligence, or of your agents or employees, you are on notice from the Sno-Barons that you must defend the cause at your expense by counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Sno-Barons.
Clicking this link denotes acceptance of all terms and conditions above and enables you to purchase your Swap Space(s)
and acknowledges the RV/Motorhome exhaust requirement and $100 RV/Motorhome/Camper permit
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