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Re: convention auction
If I remember correctly, whenever MAKA hosted an AKA Convention, it
always made money! I don't know about the other clubs.
That does not mean that splitting rules cannot be changed.
mek at sco_com wrote:
> I'll throw this out for discussion. Sponsoring an AKA convention
> is a risky proposition for the hosting club; AKA gets the bulk
> (if not all) of the auction proceeds, so the local club has to pay
> for the hotel use via registrations, T-shirts, local promotions (rare
> fish raffles, or the recent rare fish auction), and a split from
> the fish sale room.
> Given that AKA is currently flush with $$, how about changing the rules
> so the fish auction is a 50/25/25 split with the local club/breeder/aka?
> Knowing what to anticipate as auction proceeds (can probably just average
> out the last few years worth of auction proceeds) would make it much
> easier to understand whether the club can expect to earn any $$ from
> hosting the convention. Giving the breeder something will certainly help
> encourage entries.