Convention Rules

Convention Rules

By entering the premises, you agree to be bound by the Convention Rules. Doujin Market reserves the right to deny entry, as well as to remove individuals who are in breach of these house rules from the venue without delay and with impunity.

Furthermore, Doujin Market reserves the right to take further action including, but not limited to identifying and blacklisting individuals and/or entities found to be in breach, and seeking recourse for damages that may arise from breaches of the Convention Rules.

Doujin Market also reserves the right to amend and change these rules without prior notice.

1. General Convention Etiquette

a) In order to help make the convention a safe and positive space for fans to indulge their creativity, we urge visitors to be always behave appropriately and to practice positive convention etiquette.

b) Doujin Market has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for behavior deemed offensive to the public or harmful to public safety, the consumption of alcohol and/or inappropriate substances, unruliness and harassment of any kind including intimidation, stalking, unwanted attention and contact, or inflammatory or violent behavior.

2. Cosplay

a) Visitors are allowed to cosplay from any genre with the exception of Military Simulation, which is strictly NOT ALLOWED.

b) Bag checks will be implemented this year on admission in keeping with prevailing local laws. As such, we encourage cosplayers to exercise their own discretion in costume choices to expedite entry. Bulky costumes and props of more than 1 m in length are not encouraged.

c) All visitors are reminded that this is a family friendly event, and to dress appropriately for the venue. Exceptionally revealing costumes and nudity are NOT ALLOWED.

d) Realistic looking gun props and props capable of firing projectiles are strictly NOT ALLOWED. Neither are metal props and replicas and/or props with sharp blades and/or sharp edges. The establishment reserves the right to routinely inspect props with impunity for safety reasons. Props made out of other materials may be allowed at discretion of the organizer.

e) You are NOT allowed to swing and/or brandish cosplay props, or act in a threatening and/or unruly manner with cosplay props while at the convention.

3. Photography & Videography

a) You are allowed to take photographs during the convention, as long as you have the express permission of the subject.

b) Videography at the event is strictly NOT ALLOWED.

c) When photographing any specific person, you are required to ask the person for permission before you do so.

d) Any photography set up that includes the use of bulky and/or studio equipment (e.g. lights and backdrops) is not allowed within the event hall, and must not cause any obstruction or impediment, whether to the convention or to human traffic. Photographers and cosplayers in breach may be ejected from the convention with impunity.

e) In cases where photographers and/or videographers are suspected of taking inappropriate pictures and/or footage, Doujin Market reserves the right to inspect the pictures and/or footage in question. Should the photographer and/or videographer be found to be in breach, Doujin Market reserves the right to delete the pictures and/or footage with impunity. First-time offenders will be warned. Repeat offenders will be removed from the convention and a police report may be lodged depending on the severity of the offense.

f) You may be featured in images and footage taken by Doujin Market’s official photographers and/or videographers during the event. Doujin Market reserves the right to use/reuse any such images and footage in any medium with impunity.

4. Canvassing & Solicitation

a) Canvassing and solicitation at Doujin Market is strictly NOT ALLOWED without the express and written permission of the organizer.

b) Canvassers will be warned and duly ejected from the convention. The companies they represent may also be named and sanctioned at Doujin Market’s discretion.