How do I become a merchant?

Please visit our New Merchants page.

When does merchant online registration begin?

This does not apply to new merchants.

Merchants without a working email address should contact the Merchant Office to request a paper merchant application.

Merchants with a working email address will receive an email notification in January to apply online.

If you have not received your merchant packet by mid-February, please e-mail the Merchant Office at merchantoffice@cooperslake.com.

When is the deadline for submitting my application?

DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING MERCHANT APPLICATIONS AND PAYMENT OF MERCHANT FEES

Online registrations must be e-filed (submitted) and have merchant fees paid by March 31, 2021.

OR

Mailed applications and checks must be received one week prior to the online deadline: March 24, 2021.

New merchant information must arrive no later than May 1. New merchants who are accepted can receive an application anytime prior to Pennsic.

My membership expires after the deadline. What should I do?

Send in the application and take the membership discount. When you receive your new membership card send a copy to the merchant office or bring it with you at merchant check-in. A newsletter mailing label will also be accepted as proof of membership.

When can I start shipping merchandise to Pennsic?

Monday, August 2, 2021. Anything arriving before that date will be turned away. This service is provided to merchants and campers. Perishables will not be accepted.

What shipping address should I use?

All packages should be addressed as follows:

Your merchant business name OR Legal name & encampment location
Cooper's Lake Campground
205 Currie Road
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Please read the information in the rules and regulations sheet for deliveries.

Are gate fees included in my merchant fees?

No, gate fees are separate and paid on arrival at Pennsic. To preregister for Pennsic go to the Pennsic Registration Office.