1. Fear Con is a family friendly convention. Please use discretion when planning your costumes for the event.
  2. Hate, race, or devil symbols will not be tolerated in any way.
  3. All body parts must be covered. Absolutely no nudity.
  4. All military, law enforcement and other emergency service costumes should be easily distinguishable from official uniforms.
  5. No offensive language written or spoken as part of the customs will be allowed.
  6. Fear Con has the right to ask any attendee to leave with no refund if the rules are not followed.


  1. ABSOLUTLEY no weapons that can be used for harm are allowed in Fear Con. This is a strict policy and will be checked.
  2. All ‘costume’ weapons are subject to approval or search prior to entering the event.
  3. All ‘costume’ weapons must be searched at our Customer Service area. After approval from the check, we will clearly mark you weapon as approved to enter the venue.
  4. DO NOT remove the weapons approval mark for any reason, otherwise you will be asked to leave the venue.
  5. All costume weapons must conform to state and federal law.
  6. All weapons must be easily distinguishable from real weapons and must be constructed from safe, lightweight material. Approved materials are: rubber, plastic (PVC, worbla, etc.), foam, cardboard and papier-mâché.
  7. Projectiles or any type of ammunition are forbidden. BB guns, paintball guns, dart guns, blow guns and water guns and their accompanying ammunition will NOT be permitted.
  8. Metal weapons of any kind are forbidden. This includes tools, saws, handcuffs, brass knuckles, knifes or blades of any kind, sharp material, swords, or any type of metal than can be used for harm.
  9. Costume swords/daggers made from approved materials are allowed, but may not have any sharp edges. Wooden swords are allowed, but must be tied to your costume in such a way that they cannot be drawn or unsheathed. Security will zip-tie swords to their sheaths to ensure that they cannot be drawn. If you wish to draw your sword to pose for a picture, it must be made of approved materials. Metal blades are not allowed, whether they are sheathed or not.
  10. No wooden or aluminum/metal bats are permitted.
  11. Absolutely no Incendiary or flammable weapons are allowed.
  12. Absolutely no threatening actions are allowed to anyone within the venue.
  13. Bags and backpacks are allowed, but are subject to a bag check at the discretion of Fear Con staff and security.