Failed To Convert Parameter value from a String to boolean. ASP VB

I simply created a stored procedure that inserts data from an ASP page. I keep getting an error message "Failed to convert parameter value from a string to a boolean".
My Stored Procedure is
ALTER PROCEDURE [Merch].[MyStoredProcedure]
	@Suppint Varchar(50),
	@VendorCode Varchar(10),
	@classgroupAllocID Varchar(10),
	@Season Varchar(4),
	@quarter Varchar(50),
	@Month Varchar(50),
	@DateAllocated Date,
	@StyleCreated Varchar(5),
	@Category VARCHAR(50)
	INSERT INTO [Merch].[PurchasOrder] (Suppint,VendorCode,classgroupAllocID,Season,[quarter],CreateDate)
	VALUES (@Suppint,@VendorCode,@classgroupAllocID,@Season,@quarter,GETDATE());
	INSERT INTO [Merch].[purchasOrder2](POID,[Month],DateAllocated,StyleCreated,EDIT,Category,CreatDate) VALUES (@POID,@Month,@DateAllocated,@StyleCreated,@EDIT,@Category);

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My vb code to take my web page objects into my sql server is the following.
        Dim strConnString As String = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings("MerchData").ConnectionString
        Dim con As New SqlConnection(strConnString)
        Dim cmd As New SqlCommand()
        cmd.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure
        cmd.CommandText = "[Merch].[MyStoredProcedure]"
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Suppint", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ddlSupplier.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@VendorCode", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = tbsuppliercode.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@classgroupAllocID", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ddlclass.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Season", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ddlSeason.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@quarter", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ddlquarter.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Month", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ddlMonth.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@DateAllocated", SqlDbType.Date).Value = txtDateAllocated.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@StyleCreated", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ddlStyleCreated.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@EDIT", SqlDbType.Bit).Value = ChkEdit.Text.Trim()
        cmd.Parameters.Add("@Category", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ddlCategory.Text.Trim()

        cmd.Connection = con
            lblMessage.Text = "Saved"
        Catch ex As Exception
            Throw ex
        End Try

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My boolean statement is on line 14 of the vb code.
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
have you tried:
cmd.Parameters.Add("@EDIT", SqlDbType.Bit).Value = if(ChkEdit.Checked, 1,0)

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Southern_GentlemanAuthor Commented:
Simple enough, great response time. Thanks for the quick answer.
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