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GENERAL INFORMATION


ORDERING INFORMATION
Sports Awards offers several ways to place your order.
You choose which method is most convenient for you.
#1 - Call toll-free 800-621-5803   Standard hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm Central Time.
#2 - Order On-line 24 Hours a day!  www.sportsawards.biz
#3 - E-mail your order to sales@sportsawards.biz
#4 - Fax your order 773-282-3019 (No Handwritten Orders Please)
#5 - Mail your order: 5544 West Armstrong Ave., Chicago, IL 60646

Where open account status has not been established, orders may ship COD or prepayment may be required.

Minimum Order: A $10 minimum order charge (SMALL) will be applied to all orders under $40.

In order for us to maintain the high level of service and assistance that we are known for, each order we handle goes through several administrative processes, pulling, packaging, double checking etc. To help offset these costs, along with the rising costs of packing and shipping supplies, a Minimum Order Charge is necessary. We encourage all customers to browse through our web site to add an item or two to exceed the minimum order amount and avoid this charge.


PRODUCTION TIME

Standard Items
Non-engraved Medals, Pins and Gifts   1-2 business days
Engraved Medals
  3-5 business days
Engraved Plaques and Trophies
  5-7 business days


Custom Items
Custom Ribbons and Promotional Products
  10-15 business days
Custom Medallions   4-5 weeks
Custom Pins   6-8 weeks

SHIPPING INFORMATION

SHIPPING CHARGES
See table of current shipping charges here.

FREE SHIPPING
Pre-paid credit card orders over $100 will receive FREE ground shipping.
Shipping location must be within the contiguous 48 states to receive FREE shipping and must not be a P.O. Box, APO or FPO address.

PLEASE NOTE: Shipping charge in shopping cart will be removed from final invoice.




Speedy Delivery from Chicago!

Next Day Shipment Service Available



ORDERS SUBJECT TO SALES TAX
Items sold by Sports Awards and shipped to destinations in Illinois are subject to sales tax. Organizations exempt from Illinois sales tax must provide a copy of the letter from the Illinois Department of Revenue providing the "E"-number in order to obtain the benefit of the exemption (tax removed from final invoice).


RETURN POLICY
Merchandise may be returned within 30 days for credit, refund or replacement. Call customer service for procedure and authorization. 15% Re-stocking fees apply. Sorry - custom imprinted or lettered items are non-refundable. All claims for damage or loss should be filed within 7 days of receipt.


ENGRAVING INFORMATION
Tips to Avoid Engraving Errors
• E-mail your engraving information to sales@sportsawards.biz.
• Faxed engraving information should be at least 14 point font typed in all UPPER CASE.
• Separate engraving information by item number.
• Double check quantities to ensure that item quantities match quantities of engraving.
Trophy Engraving 3-4 Lines - 20 letters per line.
Medal Personalization 3 lines - 15 letters per line.


EXPEDITED BULLET SERVICE
Our “Expedited Bullet Service” is often available when deadlines are tight.
15% additional charge will be applied on orders that require less than standard
production times. See standard production times above. Please call with specific requests.


 

ART SPECIFICATIONS  
Preferred formats for artwork
include the following:

CDR - Corel Draw
EPS - Illustrator
AI - Illustrator
PDF - Adobe Acrobat
PSD, TIF or JPG - no lower
than 300 dpi
Preferred formats for
personalizations include
the following:

XCL - Microsoft Excel
DOC - Microsoft Word
TXT - Unformatted Text File
CSV - Comma Separated File
Art specifications for CUSTOM ORDERS including plaques, lucite, medals, trophies, pins and promotional items: Please send all artwork and personalizations to your Customer Service Representative or to sales@sportsawards.biz. When emailing, please indicate the file name and format, customer service representative's name and any other relevant order information. For more specific art requirements, please email sales@sportsawards.biz and we will fax or email our technical art specifications.