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WICKED'18 FAQ

Please read through both pages of the rules; the Play Space Rules on this page, the Event 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 a Coordinator, Moderator, Play Space Monitor or any AIS Staff Member.

Age
Alcohol/Drug Policy
Attire/Clothing/Dress Code
Armbands/Badges
Cellular Phones & Recording Devices
Community/Play-space Toys
Damage to the Hotel
Discretion
Food & Drink
Furniture Time Limits
Forbidden Play
Humans Only
Illegal Activities
Prostitution & Solicitation
Medical Assistance
Play Space Etiquette
QUIET in the Play Space
OBEY the Play Space Monitor
Play Space Monitors' Decisions
Pool Rules
Safewords
Special Play Areas
Smoking areas
Violations & Refunds




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 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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Attire/Clothing/Dress Code
All attendees must dress in a both a "street legal" and an 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 Event, there will be hangers and a clothes rack area within the Social Area, 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 event and that vanilla behavior and attire are required.
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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 name badge and allow it to be visible while within the AIS Event Space.
Your name badge and wristband are required for entry - take good care of the one you have - if your badge has to be replaced... there will be a $10.00 replacement charge.
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Cellular Phones & Recording Devices
No cameras or cell phones of ANY kind and no video or audio recording devices will be allowed in the Play Space (AT ANY TIME!). Any person seen with any such recording devices shall be immediately ejected from the premises without refund. Even if the cell phone is not capable of taking pictures, all cell phones are banned from the Play Space.
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Community/Play Space Toys
Toys placed on the wooden hangers are Community AIS Property. Please return them cleaned after use. For everyone's protection, we ask that you use the cleaning supplies located throughout the Play Space. If you do a wax or other messy scene, please use a tarp or drop cloth (in the designated area only). Please clean up after your scene. Leave all equipment free of sweat, bodily fluids, wax, lubricants, etc. Bring bodily fluid contamination to the attention of a PSM (play space monitor) or any AIS staff member.
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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. If you are directly or indirectly responsible for any damage to Hotel Property, to include hotel equipment, structures, and miscellaneous hotel owned items, you are financially responsible for returning it to the condition in which you first encountered it.
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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 AIS 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 either are in jeopardy, the offending person will be immediately ejected from the event and banned from further AIS events or functions.
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Food & Drink
Food and drink (with the exception of water) shall not be brought into the Play Space. Food and drink is permitted in the social area.
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Furniture Time Limits
There is a time limit on all equipment of approximately 45 minutes.
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Forbidden Play
Purposeful cutting, piercing, and/or breaking of the skin (including needle play, Play Piercings, stapling, cuttings, knife/scalpel use and Branding/Micro-Branding/Cell-popping) is STRICTLY PROHIBITED! Furthermore - Gun Play, Golden showers (urine), Brown Showers (feces) or Rainbow/Roman showers (vomit) are not allowed in this venue.
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Humans Only
Humans only - must be over the age of 19. 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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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, etcetera. Furthermore, even though not illegal, there are no firearms allowed within the confines of AIS Events.
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Prostitution & Solicitation
Prostitution, solicitation, and negotiation of compensation for sexual services is ILLEGAL and will not be tolerated. Any violator will be immediately ejected from the premises without refund, removed from AIS, and banned from further AIS Events.
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Medical Assistance
If you need medical assistance please locate a Play Space Monitor (PSM) or any AIS staff member immediately. We have medical supplies if you need them.
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Play Space Etiquette
Normal Play Space etiquette is required. Do not intrude into a scene unless specifically and verbally invited by the participants. Do not touch anyone or anyone's gear without permission. NO MEANS NO.
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QUIET in the Play Space
Watching from a respectful distance is permitted while in the play space, but please keep all conversation, laughter and comments to a minimum. DO NOT TALK TO or INTERACT WITH the players while the scene is progressing, unless specifically and verbally invited.
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OBEY the Play Space Monitor
The Play Space Monitor (PSM) and/or AIS Staff members must be obeyed at ALL times. If someone is breaching Play Space etiquette, your scene is being disturbed, or you are being bothered unduly, please notify a Play Space Monitor (wearing an orange safety vest), The Manager on Duty, or if you cannot find those, any AIS Staff Member (wearing a pink badge).
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Play Space Monitors' Decisions
The Play Space Monitor (PSM), and/or AIS Staff member have will have the final say in all activity within the play space. The PSM's and AIS staff members have the right to stop any scene that they feel is unsafe, non-consensual, or too intense for this venue. If you are planning to do a heavy scene, resistance play scene, or scene that appears non-consensual, please discuss the scene with a PSM or AIS Staff member before you begin the scene.
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Pool Rules
The pool, in the chocolate section, will be open friday & saturday from 10am-1am.
1. No Bondage or SM Play in or around the pool. Meaning, no water bondage et. al.
2. No fucking or body fluids in the pool. Meaning, if you expel any fluids from your body, don't expel those fluids into the pool. Poolside sex is fine, but please clean up.
3. Clothing/bathing suits are optional. Your option...
4. Bring your own towel. The hotel has a limited supply, and is bound to run out.
We have agreed to keep it a bit conservative, for this event - as the remainder is gonna be Kink-tastic!
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Safewords
The universal safe-words are RED and SAFEWORD. If either word is used, the scene will be stopped immediately. The use of the safeword YELLOW is a cautionary safeword, and will not necessarily cause your scene to be stopped.
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Special Play Areas
Single tail play, Wax, Medical, and FirePlay, must be performed in the designated areas only. Please consult a PSM or AIS Staff member for the appropriate area if you are not sure. Drop cloths, gloves, condoms, tarps, etcetera must be used for this sort of play.
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Smoking areas
There is No Smoking inside the Event area. There are available smoking areas on the hotel property. These areas are indicated on your event map inside the brochure.
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Violations & Refunds
No refunds will be given to anyone removed from any AIS event for violation of any of the above rules.
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