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CC Comicon Weapons Policy

Weapons Suitability will be decided upon by the Organisers of Central Coast Comic Convention (hereafter known as the Organisers) and the Gosford Showground staff.

 

General

  • Weapons must be props. No real weapons are allowed and all weapons must be easily recognisable as props. 

  • No weapons over 2 metres in length. 

  • Weapons deemed unsuitable will be tagged and placed in storage and returned once the session is over.

  • Each weapon will be assessed and tagged to show that it is suitable. The tag where possible will be placed so as not to be overtly visible in photographs.

 

Rifles and Guns

  • No real weapons are permitted

  • Guns and rifles must have their ‘red’ or ‘orange’ tips in place – weapons including Nerf weapons must be non-firing – Nerf weapons MAY be able to fire BUT no Nerf Bullets are permitted.

 

Swords and Knives

  • No real weapons allowed

  • Swords and Knives must be of plastic or rubber construction

  • Swords and Knives must have no real sharp edges or points

  • No sword play allowed

  • Each weapon will be tagged to show that it has been assessed and is suitable. The tag where possible will be placed so as not to be overtly visible in photographs.

Bows and Cross Bows

  • No real weapons allowed

  • Bows and Cross Bows must be non-firing

  • If a weapon is ‘stringed’ then no arrows or bolts must be present. If arrows or bolts are part of the costume. then the weapon must be ‘de-stringed’

  • Nerf weapons must be non-firing. Each weapon will be tagged to show that it has been assessed and is suitable. The tag where possible will be placed so as not to be overtly visible in photographs.

In every aspect please use good judgement regarding weapon props.

 

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