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TWITCHCON 2017 WEAPONS POLICY

Please read this entire policy before attending TwitchCon. Failure to follow this policy may result in your removal from the convention without refund.

The following items are forbidden at TwitchCon:

  • Functional firearms (including airsoft guns, BB guns, cap guns, paintball guns and pellet guns)
  • Realistic replica firearms (including reproduction, fake or toy guns)
  • Functional projectile weapons (even toys)
  • Sharpened metal-bladed weapons (any type/size)
  • Explosives (including firecrackers and fireworks)
  • Chemical weapons (including mace and pepper spray)
  • Blunt weapons (including brass knuckles, clubs and nunchaku)
  • Hard prop weapons (including props made of metal, fiberglass and glass)
  • Instruments that cause excessive noise levels like vuvuzelas, grenade whistles and grenade horns
  • Whips
  • Aerosol mustard

Prop weapons will be allowed providing they are composed of cardboard, foam, wood or other light materials. Prop firearms are allowed only if they cannot be mistaken for real weapons. The barrel of all prop firearms must be covered with brightly-colored caps. Prop bows will be allowed providing all arrows have soft tips.

Upon approval, your weapon and badge will be tagged and cataloged.

All prop weapons brought to the show MUST be approved at the Info Booth as soon as you arrive. We will be looking for the following criteria: