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WICKED Event Rules

Please read through both pages of the rules; the Event Rules on this page, the Play Space Rules, the Pool Rules, and the Photography Rules.

By purchasing a ticket you are agreeing to these Rules.

After reading these rules, if you have further questions, please e-mail the event coordinators. If you have questions about the Rules during the event - please see the Manager on Duty (MOD), a Play Space Monitor and/or any AIS Staff member (with a pink badge).

Age
Alcohol/Drug Policy
Animals
Armbands/Badges
Attire/Clothing/Dress Code
Behavior
Cellular Phones
Cleaning Supplies
Common Sense
Damage to the Hotel
Discretion
Edge Play
Emergencies
Etiquette
Food & Drink
Gender Policy
Hotel Staff & Public Areas
Illegal Activities
Lost & Found
Managers/Manager on Duty
Photography Policy
Smoking areas
Tickets, Refunds & Transfers
Vending
Volunteers




Age
This AIS Event is open to adults, 19 years old (on the first day of the event) or older. A valid government issued ID is required for entrance and registration to any AIS Event or Party. NO ID = NO Entry; No Exceptions.
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Alcohol/Drug Policy
No alcohol, illegal drugs, illegal substances and/or firearms may be brought into the AIS Event Space. Anyone who is noticeably affected by either alcohol or drugs will be refused admittance or asked to leave by the AIS Staff.
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Animals
No real animals of any kind are permitted in any area of the AIS Event. (*except for service animals assisting disabled handlers) However, animal and age related role-playing is perfectly acceptable.
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Armbands/Badges
All attendees of the AIS Event will be required to wear an armband and name badge at all times. The name badge may be removed for play while within the play-space. The "play-space exception" is the only exception to this rule - so be sure to always wear your armband and name badge and allow them to be visible while within the AIS Event Space.
Your name badge and wristband are required for entry - take good care of the ones you have - if your badge has to be replaced... there will be a $10.00 replacement charge. Wristbands are NOT replaceable.
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Attire/Clothing/Dress Code
All attendees must dress in a both a "street legal" and appropriate manner when not in the AIS Event areas of the hotel. If you have to ask if something is inappropriate - it probably is. During the AIS Event, within the Social Area, there will be an area with a clothes rack and hangers, to allow you to change into whatever you want to wear (including nothing!). However, other hallways, the parking lot, the hotel lobby, local businesses/restaurants, etc... are not part of the AIS Event and vanilla behavior and attire are required.
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Behavior
Please refrain from behaviors that interfere with the presenters' classes. Please refrain from behavior that interferes with another's enjoyment of this AIS Event. If you feel you are the subject of rude, inappropriate or nonconsensual behavior, please notify AIS Staff.
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Cellular Phones & Cameras
The use of cell phones (with or without a camera) is not allowed. Please leave your phone in your hotel room or car. Cell phones and cameras will be confiscated, and the offender ejected from the AIS Event. please read entire photography policy here.
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Cleaning Supplies
There are tables with cleaning supplies throughout the play-space and the event. We also have included pumps for water-free hand sanitizing. Please clean up after using any equipment, spills or mishaps. If there is anything that appears to be a larger mess - please let the AIS Staff know immediately.
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Common Sense
These rules apply to everyone. Negative behavior may effect us all, and after all - we want to continue to have bigger and bigger events in the area. We ask for mutual respect from the vanillas, let us do the same for them.
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Damage to the Hotel
Please be cautious of Hotel property - to include hotel structures, walls, furniture, appliances, fixtures, etc. You will be held personally responsible for any and all damage that occurs as a direct or indirect result of your actions.
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Discretion
We know that this is exciting and it is easy to get swept up in the energy! However, please be aware that not everyone you encounter outside the Event area has an interest in Kink. Please be respectful of vanilla folks within the local establishments you patronize during your AIS Convention experience. Safety and discretion of the Event participants is paramount. If this is jeopardized, the offending person will be immediately ejected from the Event and banned from further AIS Events or functions.
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Edge Play
Please inform a play space monitor (PSM), or any member of the AIS Staff prior to any extreme play, rough play, abductions, or any other scene that appears dangerous or non-consensual. If, as an observer, you see play that appears dangerous or non-consensual, please do not interrupt the scene. Rather, ask the PSM or any AIS Staff member to investigate the scene. In fact, if you have questions about ANY behaviors or scenes at the Event, ask any AIS Staff member for clarification and information. Remember, at an AIS Event, there is no purposeful/intentional puncturing of the skin permitted.
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Emergencies
Please bring any emergencies (medical or otherwise) to the immediate attention of a PSM or AIS Staff member.
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Etiquette
This is a Pansexual Kink event, meaning there is minimal protocol. However, mutual respect is the standard. Please utilize the golden rule - Treat others as you would like to be treated in a similar situation. For more information on Scene Etiquette, including what you can say about the event, here is an excellent article.
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Food & Drink
There will be snacks, along with coffee and water provided in the social area, and throughout the day in the central hallway area. Please do not take snacks or beverages (other than water) into the play-space.
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Gender Policy
AIS is committed to being an inclusive, safe, welcoming and positive space for people of any gender orientation or sexual preference. The entire event is classified as pansexual and "all gender friendly". Please respect everyone's gender self-identification. If you are not sure about how someone prefers to be referred to, ask politely.
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Hotel Staff & Public Areas
The Host Hotel has accommodated our event - let us return the respect. Hotel staff are not part of the event, and may be offended by open displays of sexuality or kink. Please treat them as vanillas with courtesy and respect. Please do not display or "test" toys - floggers, whips, other implements of WIITWD outside of the AIS Event Area. Please be respectful - we would like to have this event again.
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Illegal Activities
Anything that is against the law in the state of Ohio, or the USA, is still illegal in the AIS Event Areas and the host hotel. This includes solicitation, prostitution, negotiation of payment for play or sexual services, use or sale of illegal substances, etc.. Furthermore, even though not illegal, there are no firearms allowed within the confines of AIS Events. Adventures In Sexuality will not knowingly admit to membership, events, or meetings any individual who has been convicted of a sexual crime and/or is a registered sex offender in any jurisdiction.
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Lost & Found
If you have found an item that is not yours, please drop it off at the registration desk. If you have lost an item, please check the registration area at regular intervals.
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Managers/Manager on Duty
The AIS Convention will have a Manager On Duty (MOD) from 5pm on Friday until 3 am on Sunday. If you have any issues or problems, please inform the registration volunteers that you would like to speak with the MOD.
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Photography Policy
There will be a photographer as a vendor. This photographer will only be taking kinky commissioned portraits. There is no other photography permitted in the AIS Event space. This policy extends to any form of electronically or film recorded media. Confidentiality is imperative and allows for events like COPE and Winter Wickedness to be safe spaces for people who are seeking their bliss. Please respect this guideline. Cell phones and cameras will be confiscated, and the offender ejected from the event.
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Smoking areas
There is No Smoking inside the Event area. There are available smoking areas on the hotel property. These area indicated on your event maps inside the brochure. Ohio law prohibits smoking in the common areas of the hotel. This include the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs), personal vaporizers (PV) and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).
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Tickets, Refunds & Transfers
No one will be permitted, under any circumstances, to enter the AIS Event area without a previous registration. There are no ticket sales, exchanges, refunds, substitutions, etc.. at the event site by anyone for any reason. Refunds (for 60% of the purchase price) will be given until Jan 14, 2018. After midnight Jan 14, 2018, there will be no refunds offered. Registration transfers are prohibited and will not be allowed for any reason.
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Vending
Vending from cars, hotel rooms, hallways, hotel lobby or other event/hotel locations is not permitted and unauthorized vendors will be removed from the event and hotel properties. Only approved AIS vendors may sell anything on the hotel property the weekend of the event and only from the vendor areas.
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Volunteers
Events such as these do not run themselves. It takes many willing volunteers to make it run smoothly. Please be kind, and thank the volunteers for their time and contribution to the event. If you would like to volunteer, contact us at owner@adventuresinsexuality.org
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Last but not Least -
*AIS reserves the right to refuse anyone admission to (or remove them from) an AIS Event for any reason.




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