The following guidelines are in place to help ensure that attendees of all ages have fun at Wildcat Comic Con. Please read and understand these policies. Contact us with questions for clarification.
Possible sanctions for not following these guidelines include, but are not limited to: verbal warning, removal from event, revocation of convention badge, and/or removal from the Penn College Campus, by authority of Penn College Police.
ANYTHING illegal outside the Penn College campus is illegal inside the Campus. All federal, state, and local laws apply and supersede any guidelines the Wildcat Comic Con has in place.
The Wildcat Comic Con or Pennsylvania College of Technology is not liable for any injuries, should they occur.
Registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.
Minors at Wildcat Comic Con
Wildcat Comic Con welcomes attendees of all ages. Children 12 and under are free and must be registered with an adult who is registered to attend the Wildcat Comic Con. A parent or guardian must accompany a child, 12 years of age or younger, at all times.
By purchasing a registration ticket, attendees of Wildcat Comic Con are granting permission to be photographed or recorded by authorized Wildcat Comic Con or Penn College staffers. Such photos or recordings may be used for promotional or archival purposes.
Attendees may take photos on campus and in open areas but may not block traffic. Cameras are NOT permitted in any event where they will cause a distraction or interfere with presentations and viewings.
Proper procedure for taking a picture of a cosplayer/attendee/presenter is to ask for permission first and then find a suitable spot to take the picture. If a person declines the request, the photo may not be taken.
Book Signings and Autographs
Authors, illustrators, and other presenters are generally happy to sign their books, artwork, or your Wildcat Comic Con program, as well as any officially licensed merchandise. Please be aware that the Hall is a busy hub of activity and Wildcat Comic Con cannot guarantee autographs..
The Wildcat Comic Con is a family friendly convention (PG-13). We ask that our attendees act accordingly. The following actions are considered disruptive behaviors:
The above list is not all-inclusive. If a Wildcat Comic Con or Penn College staffer asks a reasonable request of you, please follow their request to avoid College Police involvement.
Only signs that are an integral part of a cosplay are acceptable. Signs that could be considered solicitation are not permitted. Signs with inappropriate messages will be confiscated.
Weapons and Props
Weapons are NOT permitted on the campus of Pennsylvania College of Technology. Any person found with a weapon will be asked to remove it from the campus and may be escorted off campus by Penn College Police.
NO LIVE STEEL. Metal or metal-containing weapons of any sort are not allowed on the premises.
NO GUNS of any kind are permitted. This includes airsoft guns with orange tips.
NO EXPLOSIVES OR CHEMICALS.
Prop/Fake Weapon Procedures
Penn College Police reserve the right to deem any prop unsuitable for the convention space.
Lost or stolen items
Wildcat Comic Con and Penn College are not responsible for lost or stolen property. Items found may be dropped off at the Lost and Found area in the Campus Center, Information Desk.
If you suspect your personal property has been lost or stolen, please contact Penn College Police at (570) 321-5555.
The guidelines are subject to periodic review by Wildcat Comic Con's Planning Committee, Penn College Police, and others, and may change without prior notice. A copy of the current guidelines in effect for the convention will be posted at the registration and information desks.
Wildcat Comic Con Steering Committee
Pennsylvania College of Technology