Weapon Policy

Animatic Con and its Hosting Venue, The Crown Plaza Blue Ash, have to consider the safety of all its guests. Therefore, we have laid forth these policies in regards to Prop weapons.

Please read over our entire policy before bringing your props to the show. Failure to abide by this policy may result in your removal from the event.

The Following Items are banned from Animatic Con:

  • Functional Firearms – Including but not limited to air soft guns, BB Guns, cap guns, paintball Guns and pellet guns.
  • Realistic Replica Firearms – including reproduction of fake or toy guns that can be confused for being a functional firearm.
  • Projectile Weapons – Including blow guns, crossbows, long bows, silly string, slingshots, water balloons and water guns.
  • Sharpened Metal-bladed Weapons – including axes, daggers, hatches, knives, kunai, shuriken, swords, sword canes and switch blades.
  • Explosives – including firecrackers and fireworks.
  • Chemical Weapons – including mace and pepper spray.
  • Blunt Weapons – including brass knuckles, clubs etc.

Prop firearms are allowed only if they cannot be mistaken for real weapons. All weapons must be checked by our Con Operations Staff.

Thank you!