Below are answers to some frequently asked questions:
Q.) Are you affiliated with the Hedgehog Breeders Alliance that use to operate in conjunction with the Hedgehog Welfare Society?
A.) No. The Hedgehog Breeder's Alliance is no longer operating and we are in no way affiliated with them or the Hedgehog Welfare Society.
Q.) Do you have to be a breeder to attend the event?
A.) Please check the Events page for info regarding public entry.
Q.) Are kids welcome?
A.) Yes. Children under the age of 16 do not require an entry fee and must be supervised at all times. For teens 16 and older registration and entry fee are required. Please keep in mind that young children will likely be disinterested in the conference and you should bring things to keep them entertained so that they are not disruptive. We would like for our conferences to be an enjoyable event for all. Please ensure that your children are supervised and reasonably quiet so that others do not miss out on any info being given. Further details can be found on our Events page.
Q.) Can I bring my pet hedgehog?
A.) Yes. A current health certificate is required and must be present with the animal at all times inside the conference.
Q.) Will there be contests? Door Prizes? A hedgehog show?
A.) Yes. Information about the conference agenda will be posted on our Events page as soon as it is available.
Q.) Can I be a vendor?
A.) Possibly. There are sales opportunities at each conference. We screen vendors to ensure that there will be a variety of items available. Please visit the Vendors page for more info.
Q.) What if I hear about someone going that I do not agree with?
A.) Professional request: HBoA events are open to all members. Any time that a group of people gather, there will be different opinions and personalities. We encourage everyone to put their personal feelings aside and join together for the betterment of the species. Our goal is to gather together and share a wealth of information. Any fights, arguments or disruptions during the conference will result in both parties being removed from the event with no refund provided.
Q.) How do I get my tickets refunded?
A.) A list of our full Terms and Conditions can be found on the Events page.