RULES & REGULATIONS

All attendees must:

  • Wear Kawacon 2023 event badges and always be displayed.

  • Wear shoes at all times.

  • Check in any props or accessories that resemble cosplay weaponry as you enter the convention. All props must be inspected and tagged.

  • Respect single file lines for all convention rooms, events, and purchases. Please do not crowd walkways so that all attendees, including attendees with special needs, can access the convention floors. 

  • Adhere to instructions regarding crowd control and safety guidelines of the event venue and Kawacon Staff. Volunteers will also be available to assist with the directives under Kawacon Staff supervision.

 

Kawacon welcomes families of all age groups to join the fun! Children aged 5 and under are free with a paying adult ticket.

Kawacon would like to make this a fun and entertaining experience for all which is why we would like to ensure that all children are always accompanied by an adult.

 

Kawacon would like to remind our attendees that:

  • Weapons of any kind are not allowed into the convention. All cosplay props and accessories must be inspected before entering the convention center.

  • Recreational/illegal drugs ARE NOT permitted on the grounds of any Kawacon events.

  • Alcohol is NOT permitted on the grounds of any Kawacon events nor will it be distributed by any venues or vendors.

  • Smoking or vaping of any kind is not permitted on the grounds of any Kawacon event.

  • Sleeping is not allowed in any area of the convention center.

  • ADA service animals with proper certification are allowed in the convention center, non-certified animals are not permitted inside the venue.

  • Attendees respect the contents of our convention and to refrain from taking down Kawacon signs, posters, banners, and other display materials. Kawacon asks that you do not post any posters, banners, or signs that were not admitted through Kawacon staff.

  • Kawacon does not allow hoverboards, skateboards, bicycles, non-ADA scooters, roller skates/rollerblades, or Segways inside the venue.

  • Attendees will respect the furniture of the venue. There will be no tampering of any venue or Kawacon equipment, including but not limited to lobby chairs, couches, curtains, doors, windows, tables, microphones, video devices. Anyone seeking assistance with technology in regard to panels, our dealer room, game room, and artist alley can be referred to Kawacon staff.

 

Kawacon is dedicated to providing an enjoyable and memorable experience to all! Our staff guarantees designated seating areas for attendees with disabilities. Kawacon staff is happy to provide the appropriate accommodations and assistance for attendees with disabilities.

 

Kawacon would like to assure all attendees that our safety and health regulations will be in close accordance with CDC guidelines at the specified time our event takes place. We will be updating any changes to our health regulations at www.kawaconsa.com.

 

Cosplay and Dress Code

Kawacon would like to remind all cosplayers that:

  • Guns and other firearms are not permitted on the grounds of any Kawacon event, regardless of any registered license.

  • Steel weapons are not permitted on the grounds of any Kawacon event. This includes swords, serrated or sharpened blades, and blunt objects of any kind.

  • All cosplay props and accessories must be inspected before entering the convention center.

 

* If weapons check deems a prop unsafe it will not be allowed to enter the convention

 

  • No play fighting, swinging, or throwing props allowed. Unsupervised larping is not permitted within the venue.

  • If you are wearing a large costume with large accessories or props or your cosplay inhibits you from seeing properly, please make sure there is someone to assist you throughout the con.

 

Kawacon would like to embrace the younger generation and respect all con goers of every age group, which is why we ask that all cosplay is appropriate for ages 13 and under.

We ask that cosplayers refrain from:

  • Any display of profanity on costumes or clothing.

  • Any open display of side boob, under boob or bottoms can be displayed! Please keep all undergarments worn and fastened appropriately.

 

***Rules & Regulations are subject to change***