GunShows-USA is not a promoter and does not rent out tables | Vendors, please contact promoters for table information | All Shows Listed On This Website Are Gun & Knife Shows Unless Otherwise Noted | Gun Purchasing & Sales laws vary from state to state. GunShows-USA is not a legal adviser - for questions concerning gun purchases and sales, please see the state gun laws link on each state page or contact the professionals in your area concerning local gun laws.

   

Descriptions, Pricing, & Show Listing Submission Form


“A man who stops advertising to save money is like a man who stops a clock to save time.”

– Henry Ford


NEW! – MEDIUM SIZED SHOW BANNER
See details under BANNER LISTINGS heading

700 pixels wide by 135 pixels high 


Please read descriptions before submitting show listings

If your listings are not submitted as described, you will be prompted to resubmit them as described

GunShows-USA is a site for advertising gun, knife, militaria, prepper, and antique weapons shows

We offer business advertising as well, but it must be directly related to the gun show industry, and it must be based and operated from inside the U.S.A.

GunShows-USA – Made in America

Show listing submission form is located at the bottom of this page.


DESCRIPTIONS & PRICING


PROMOTERS 

We do not charge by the month to list your shows, we list shows on a show-to-show basis. 

  • Rotating show banner Spaces which appear at the top of the home and state pages, before all other listings, are not a show-to-show basis. These spaces are strictly monthly, semi-annually, or annually – see details under the SPECIALTY BANNER SPACES header.

FREE LISTINGS:


  • Please be sure to submit your FREE listings AS DESCRIBED below
  • Please be sure your information and dates are correct prior to submitting your lists.
  • Please be sure to send complete show listing when updating and making changes to your free listings to ensure timely updates on this site.
  • It is the promoter’s duty to keep us informed of all changes and cancellations.

See EXAMPLES below 

We do not accept flyers, photos, and website page links for Free listing submissions.

  • Please submit all free listings as described below

Free listings are generic publications. They need only to include the basic show information. Sales & Promotion Hypes will not be included with free listings. 

Links added to free listings such as Social Media links, google map links, and phone links are not included with this free offer.

Sales & Promotion Hypes include but are not limited to:

Anything referring to food and beverage, raffles, door prizes, give away, or other forms of sales incentives.
For those interested in adding such things to their listings, please consider banner advertising instead.

Please keep free and highlighted listings generic.

Add all show listings into one submission form or email – This is for those submitting multiple events at the same time.

Following the directions as requested ensures that free listings will be added to the site & in a timely manner.

  • Failure to follow the directions will result in a delay of adding your shows, it could even result in the show dates not being added in time for the shows.

Please refer to examples below (there are 2 examples).

Each free listing needs to be typed in one full row.

All event listings are assumed to be for the present year, future years need to be added to the listings show dates when submitting events.

Example 1
For multiple show listings at different venues on different dates:

Mar 3-4 AR, City. Venue, Venue Address. # Tables: Cost. Days Times. Show hours: Days times. Adm: prices. Contact: Promoter or Company Name, Email Phone Website

Apr 5-6 AR, City. Venue, Venue Address. # Tables: Cost. Days Times. Show hours: Days times. Adm: prices. Contact: Promoter or Company Name, Email Phone Website

May 7-8 AR, City. Venue, Venue Address. # Tables: Cost. Days Times. Show hours: Days times. Adm: prices. Contact: Promoter or Company Name, Email Phone Website

  • The symbol # is not a hashtag, it means “number of” or “quantity”

Example 2
For multiple dates at one venue:

Mar 1-2 AR, City. Venue, Venue Address. # Tables: Cost. Days Times. Show hours: Days times. Adm: prices. Contact: Promoter or Company Name, Email Phone Website

  • The symbol # is not a hashtag, it means “number of” or “quantity”

Other dates:
Apr 3-4
May 5-6

For dates in future years, please include the year of the event.

 

**HIGHLIGHTED LISTINGS:

For those wishing to have their “Free” listings more noticeable, we offer highlighted listings for $15 per listing.

Highlighted listings are not images; if you want highlighted listings, simply submit your show information and we will do the rest.

Those who purchase highlighted listings for all of their show listings will receive a complimentary side listing on their state page as well, includes links (must have more than 6 shows per year and all must be highlighted).

We do not generate coupons for Free and highlighted listings.

Highlighted listing specifications:

  • Highlighted Listings do not include images or logos.
  • Highlighted listings are in the same format of the free listings but with color and vertical bar separations.
  • Just as with Free listings; please keep highlighted listing information generic and do not include sales & promotion hypes.

See EXAMPLE below: See FREE Listing format for exact specifications.

  • The symbol # is not a hashtag, it means “number of” or “quantity”
May 1-2, AR, City | Venue, and address | # Tables: Cost ea. | Set up: Days and times | Show hours: Days and times | Adm: Prices | Contact: Promoter or Company Name | Email | Phone | Website

BANNER LISTINGS:


All banner listings are on a “Per Show” basis and include all show information that the promoter wants (the more the information, the smaller the text will become to make room) and imagery (many prefer just to add their logo). Should you choose to make your own, please save them as either a jpeg, png, gif format – all other formats will be discarded. Please use exact dimensions as noted with each example below.

NEW – FLYER OPTION
If you do not have a website or updated social media page for your event and you do not have a flyer to link to your banner, we now offer to make simple flyers to link to your banners. For only $5 more on your banner cost, we can make a downloadable pdf flyer for your event. Flyers are only offered at this price to those who purchase banners.

Each event requires a new banner, just as each event requires a new flyer.


Details for making personalized banners need to be included in requests, if there are images to add, please include them.

  • Our submission form does not allow attachments
    • please use your email for attachments (include show listing, contact information, and links).
    • When typing in the venue’s address, please include the city, state, and zip, otherwise the Google Maps Application will choose a random map that most often leads to an address in another state. Venue map links are only offered with paid advertising.
  • Images can be in jpeg, png, or gif format.
  • Logos are better with transparent backgrounds (these are png format).
  • Not all images are usable, if there are issues, you will be notified of the issues and what needs to be done to rectify them.

Banners can be linked to the promoter’s website, coupon pdf, show flyer pdf, personal promoter page on this website, social media page of their choice, or google map of venue only one link per banner

GunShows-USA does not provide tracking links, promoters who wish to have their banners tracked must provide the appropriate tracking links.

The examples below are banners with show information typed above the banner ad, We do not highlight the show information that is with banner ads.

Small banner – 500 pixels wide x 90 pixels high – $55.00 per show listing – All of the show listing information above the ad included, free of charge, in the paragraph-sized font. Add a flyer for this event for an extra $5 making the total cost of the banner order $60.00 ($25.00 per adjacent state). We do not highlight the show information that is with banner ads.

NEW SIZE – Medium banner – 700 pixels wide x 135 pixels high – $80 per show listing – All of the show listing information above the ad included, free of charge, in the paragraph-sized font. Add a flyer for this event for an extra $5 making the total cost of the banner order $85.00 ($40.00 per adjacent state). We do not highlight the show information that is with banner ads

Large banner – 900 pixels wide by 180 pixels high – $110.00 per show listing – All of the show listing information included above the ad, free of charge, in the paragraph-sized font. Add a flyer for this event for an extra $5 making the total cost of the banner order $115.00 ($55.00 per adjacent state). We do not highlight the show information that is with banner ads.

Banner Extraordinaire – 500 pixels wide by 320 pixels high – $150.00 per show listing – All show listing information included above the ad, free of charge, in the super-size font. Add a flyer for this event for an extra $5 making the total cost of the banner order $155.00 ($75 per adjacent state). We do not highlight the show information that is with banner ads.

We do not charge to make the banners, we charge for banner placement. 

We do not charge by the month for show listings.

Those who purchase banners for all of their show listings will receive a complimentary side listing on their state page as well, includes links.

If you have a logo you would like to submit, please email it to us so we can add it to your banners/promoter page – FREE OF CHARGE

  • Don’t have a logo? Raschelle is a professional Graphic Designer and will happily design one for you. The cost is a one time fee of $50. Your logo will be professional and usable in other ways for advertising should you choose to. Just make sure you have it copyrighted.

GunShows-USA does not work with third-party marketing teams. No exceptions.

  • Promoters, we fully respect that you are busy; however, we require direct contact from those who are responsible for paying for advertising on our site.
  • Because of the time delay it causes from going through multiple channels to get one thing accomplished, your listing may not get published. Please, take the time to contact us directly. Avoid delays and miscommunications.

ADJACENT STATE LISTINGS


We offer the promoter the opportunity to add his or her show banners to adjacent state pages.

The cost is per adjacent state and depends on the size of the banner. Each cost is noted with the banner examples above.

This offer is for banner listings only and does not include the Rotating Banner designed for the top of the state pages rotating banner space.


All images show smaller than actual size on mobile devices and smaller monitors and screens.

Please consider the following:

  1. Mistakes are inevitable, orders do get overlooked, and orders do get backlogged during the holiday seasons. 
  2. Corrections are made with sincerity and humbleness, along with compensations for qualifying listings.
  3. Please be sure your information and dates are correct prior to submitting your lists. 
  4. For future listings, please submit before the Thanksgiving Holiday to ensure good timing of your show listings on this site.
    • (We accept all show listing submissions, all of the time. The holidays are the busiest days for uploading to the site which is why early submission is encouraged but not demanded). 

SPECIALTY BANNER SPACES 

STATE PAGE LEADERBOARD SPACE (Formerly known as Rotating Banner Ad Space) 1200 pixels long by 175 pixels high

Announce all of your shows on your state page with this banner. 

The perks of this option include a free page specially built for you, you’re choice of one banner to announce the entire year or a new banner per show listing, there is no limit to how many shows regardless of how you have them listed. For those who would like this space but also want banners for each show listing we offer small banners at a very low cost per event listing.


HOME PAGE LEADERBOARD SPACE:

Home Page Leaderboard placement 900 pixels wide by 180 pixels high (regular large banner size only)

Due to layout issues, the Leaderboard – sized @ 1200 px by 175 px will not be offered for placement below our header on the Home page.

This promotion is subject to change
See Special Offers – not all discounts apply

STATE PAGE LEADERBOARD SPACE:

Above the show listings – $100.00 per month, 1200 pixels wide by 175 pixels high.

For those wising to purchase basic banners for their events we offer two more options

Leaderboards with small banners options:

For $150.00 per month, leaderboard with up to 12 small banners (static only).

For $150.00 per month, leaderboard with unlimited small banners (static only).

Client must agree to a full year of advertising to receive Leaderboard with small banners.

See Special Offers – not all discounts apply

Limited Spaces Available
This promotion is subject to change

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • This size Rotating Show Banner ad space is available on state pages only
  • We offer it on a monthly basis, semi-annual agreement, or a full year commitment.
  • Semi-annual & annual agreements are on a contract basis, thus, first month payment is the minimum requirement to get started
  • Monthly basis, fist two months payment is the required minimum to get started.
  • An annual agreement includes a complimentary side listing and a complimentary Individualized Promoter page with basic promoter information, site and email links, logo, and show listings.
  • This promotion does not include the usual free listing above the banner – all of  that information, will be added to the individualized promoter page. Free listings will be included throughout the pages (state and month, and will appear on our Home page up to two weeks prior to the shows), but the banner stands alone at the top of the page.
  • Place on 3 or more pages and receive a 20% discount, see SPECIAL OFFERS: discounts for more details
  • Those already locked in to an annual agreement will not be affected by any price changes until agreement has come full term.

INDIVIDUALIZED PROMOTER PAGE

Page options are thus:

$25 month for simple page (works well for those without a website)

$50 month for upgraded page – includes 5 free small banners per year

Details:

Simple page has the promoters logo, business information, contact information, and event listings. Also includes links to promoter’s website and/or social media pages.

Upgraded page includes the Simple page information plus google maps links and 5 free small banner ads per year.

This offer is subject to change

GunShows-USA does not purchase or  sell weapons, ammunition, or armor.

All charges, listing spaces, and regulations are subject to change at any given moment and without notice.

Those with outstanding bills will be sent friendly reminders to make payment.

Monthly subscriptions should be paid on a timely manner.

Payment arrangements can be scheduled.


DISCOUNTS:

SHOW BANNERS ONLY
(business advertising not included)

Discounts are offered to Promoters who purchase 10 or more show listing banner advertisements per year.

NOTE:

  • All clients ordering banners must provide a working and well-monitored email for billing and correspondence purposes.
  • Banners must be paid for in-advance of publication.
    A PayPal invoice will be sent to those who order banners, this invoice must be paid for prior to the making or publishing of any banners.
  • Banners can be linked to one URL only.
  • We do not publish fliers, posters, or any images not meeting the size and show information requirements.
    However, PDF formatted fliers and posters CAN be linked to banners.
  • To add google or other browser maps please add google map link to your show listing submission information.
    This is only offered with paid advertising.
  • Tracking links can be added to banners, you must provide the links when submitting the listing information.
    GunShows-USA does not provide tracking links.

STATE PAGE LEADERBOARD BANNER SPACE
Business advertising accepted in this space, see Business page for more details

Have your leaderboard banner placed on 3 adjacent state pages and receive a 20% discount on your monthly billing (does not include leaderboard with small banners options)

Please consider the following:

  1. Mistakes are inevitable, orders do get overlooked, and orders do get backlogged during the holiday seasons. 
  2. Corrections are made with sincerity and humbleness, along with compensations for qualifying listings.
  3. Please be sure your information and dates are correct prior to submitting your lists. 
  4. For future listings, please submit before the Thanksgiving Holiday to ensure good timing of your show listings on this site. 

COUPON INFORMATION

Banners with coupon links, please be advised we are redesigning the coupons which we provide (they will include the promoter’s logo along) until they have been finalized, we will continue to use the same coupons per promoter as usual; if you prefer to have your banners link to a coupon page in Your Website, please include the link with your show listing submission.

We do not generate coupons for Free or Highlighted listings.


PROMOTER/VENDOR PAGES

Promoters and vendors are listed per state, that is, per state they serve. The link to the Promoters & Vendors page is located in the Left  (or for some of us, we call it the Right-Hand) column of every state page.


ANIMATION OR STATIC?

Animations are entertaining and that is what multitudes of viewers like to see.  A static advertisement can get the message across just as easily as an animated advertisement, but animations are just plain fun to watch.  Whether you choose a static ad or an animated ad is totally up to you, but remember, it is the viewer who you are trying to reach.

With attractive and/or entertaining advertisements promoters generally get a better viewer statistic.  Animation does take time (and effort) to design and set in motion, but the cost is worth it if that animation generates more viewers and brings more people to your shows.

*Animation is $50 per advertisement regardless of the size of the ad because, as mentioned before, they take time and effort to design and set in motion. Rotating show banners are considered animated, and will be designed using the basic banner sizes – Small, Large, and Extraordinaire.
The state page rotating banner is not considered a basic show banner. 

Animated Example

All offers and prices are subject to change 


BUSINESSES 

For business advertising, follow this link  http://www.gunshows-usa.com/business-advertising/


BILLING & PAYMENTS


All billing will be via PayPal invoicing unless we have your card information on file.

  • Billing will be via PayPal invoicing until further notice so if you choose this promotion, please be sure to include a well-maintained email address to the person responsible for paying the bills. All billing is from Kurburski Web Development, LLC – the parent company of GunShows-USA.

Please be sure to include a well-maintained email address to the person RESPONSIBLE  for paying the bills

All PayPal invoicing and credit/debit card payments are made to Kurburski Web Development, LLC, parent company of GunShows-USA, both are owned by Earl Kurburski.

You do not have to have a PayPal account to pay the PayPal invoice billing.

You can opt to pay with a check, money order, or cashier’s check; however, this process slows down the making and/or uploading of your show banners, highlighted listings, business advertisements.

All banner purchases are included in this form of billing.

Payment for highlighted listings and banner listings is required in advance for small orders and new orders

Basic Banner advertising is on a per -show-listing basis, we do not charge by the month to list your shows, as other listing sites do, you are free to list your show as a free listing or a paid listing.
1200 x 175 pixel Rotating banners are not considered in this category as they are banner spaces at the top of state and home pages which are a monthly or annual cost, as are the business ad spaces in our header.

GunShows-USA does NOT recognize cryptocurrency of any form as real money or as an asset.


REFUNDS & CREDIT


Cancelled listings are either marked as cancelled or removed altogether. Postponements of shows, after they have been published, are considered cancellations.

  • We do not make it a policy to refund for paid-for listings and pages after they have been made and published.
  • We do make free changes to paid-for listings when the venue is moved within 50 miles of the original venue (for the same date).
  • Credits are possible, and may be given on a circumstance basis.
    • Some criteria for credits on published paid-listing cancellations include
      • extreme weather that destroyed the venue after the venue had been booked and paid for
      • venue has been shut down due to hazards developing after the venue had been booked and paid for
      • venue has been revoked due to paranoid venue owners who have decided that guns convince their wielders to kill.   

We reserve the right to decided if the circumstance given falls into one of the criteria above before approving a credit.

We may only give credit for one paid listing of a cancelled venue; that is, if the venue has cancelled on the promoter indefinitely and there were multiple show dates that the promoter paid to have listed, we reserve the right to give the promoter one credited paid listing for their new venue.

Promoters, when cancelling a show, please be specific should you believe your cancellation falls under one of the above stated criteria.

If you are cancelling your ad space or page to be effective at the end of the billing date paid for, please do so before the next billing statement is due.


SUBMISSION FORM & CONTACT INFORMATION


OUR CONTACT INFORMATION:


Earl Kurburski – Owner/Web Designer
Raschelle Sowell – Manager, Graphic/Web Designer


GunShows-USA
Kurburski Web Development, LLC


Earl Kurburski
411 Forest Drive
Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653


OFFICE / RASCHELLE
870-706-7096

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
(Wednesdays 1 pm – 5 pm)
Office hours are tentative

Standard Time Zones:

Pacific 8 am – 3 pm

Mountain 9 am – 4 pm

Central 10 am – 5 pm

Eastern 11 am – 6 pm

Please leave a voicemail

gunshows@gmail.com


Questions or concerns?  CONTACT us

(Please do not use the contact page to submit show listings and please use the show listing request form only to submit listings, order banners, and submit promoter/information)

SHOW LISTING REQUEST SUBMISSION FORM:


GunShows-USA is  Website for listing shows only

GunShows-USA is not a promoter and does not put on shows, rent venues/tables, or buy/sell arms or ammunition. 

For vending information, please contact the promoters.

Always verify the show dates with the promoters before traveling long distances for shows.

For Free & Highlighted listings: Submitting listings as described under our Free Listings heading will ensure that your listings will be added to the site sooner than later. Failure to follow the directions will result in a delay of adding your shows, it could even result in the show dates not being added in time for the shows.

GunShows-USA does NOT recognize cryptocurrency of any form as real money or as an asset.


We will list sportsman events; however, If you would like to have your sportsman event listed, it must include a gun show.
SUBMISSION FORM
Please include the name of the persons or organization promoting the shows - optional but preferred
Please provide an Email so we may correspond with you.
optional
Date State, City. Venue & Address. Table Count & Cost. Set up days & time. Show hours & Admission prices. Contact information. PLEASE SUBMIT FREE LISTINGS AS DESCRIBED, FLYERS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
If you are purchasing banners, please state how many, size of banner, and include your email address for invoicing. You will be required to pay for your order prior to orders being filled. All billing will be done via PayPal invoicing, make sure you provide a working, well maintained email. If you do not intend to purchase banners, do not check the "purchase banners" check box. This email does not allow attachments, if you have images you want on your banners, please send them via your email.
This is for adding your promoter or vendor business information to its corresponding state Promotes & Vendors pages. VENDORS, please include a short summary of your products. PROMOTERS & VENDORS: It is imperative to include the states in which you operate.

The submission form is not a requirement for submitting your listings, it is there for convenience. If you do not hear back from us with 36 hours of submitting your show via this submission form, please click on our email link → gunshows@gmail.com

 

Gun Sales laws vary from state to state, GunShows-USA is not a legal adviser. For questions concerning gun purchases and sales, please contact professionals in your area concerning local gun laws.