Gem State Comic Con

Policies

Convention Policies

We are a kid-friendly and family-friendly event, and we want to make sure everyone has a good time and enjoys the con in a friendly and safe environment. 

 

Attendees must respect common sense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for personal space and private property.

  • No harassing, bullying or any other kind of offensive behavior - we are really serious about it! 

  • Respect other people’s personal space and ask permission before photographing, touching, or in any way making contact with anyone else.

  • No smoking or vaping.

  • No alcohol.

  • No drugs.

  • No pets (except service animals).

  • No real weapons are allowed as a part of your costume. All props must be safe for wearing around people (no sharp edges). 

  • No littering.

  • No property damage.

  • Photographs and/or video will be taken at the event. By taking part in this event you grant Gem State Comic Con full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for publicity. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, and press releases.

  • All guests, vendors and programming are subject to change.

  • All tickets sales are final and are not subject to refund. If you purchased your ticket but can't attend the convention, you can transfer your ticket to another person before the convention. 

  • Tickets can't be copied or duplicated. 

  • All attendees must wear a wristband at all times.

  • Children under the age of 13 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.

  • Gem State Comic Con reserves the right to revoke, without refund, the badge of any attendee not in compliance with this policy. All violations will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

  • Gem State Comic Con reserves the right to refuse service to anyone without explaining the reason.

On COVID-19:

Gem State Comic Con takes COVID-19 as a very serious matter together with our attendees, special guests, vendors, and exhibitors. Gem State Comic Con believes in the safety of all involved in every facet of conventions. Working with the respective local and state governments along with CDC advisors, Gem State Comic Con will be taking precautions for all involved. During the event the venue will undergo an in-house sanitation program by the GSCC Staff/Volunteers for the security of the events. Down below are the actions that will be taken for the event:

  1. All special guest, vendor, exhibitor chairs and tables will be sanitized day before convention opening.

  2. Hand sanitizer will be provided to all special guests, vendors, and exhibitors for the duration of the convention.

  3. Handrails and door handles throughout the venue will be sanitized with a special sanitation treatment every hour by staff to make sure handrails and door handles are always clean.

  4. The attendance will be limited to 2,000 people.

 

Gem State Comic Con request all special guests, vendors, and exhibitors to sanitize all equipment, including pens, pencils, and any other equipment that will be inside the venue. If the above mentioned is feeling sick we ask them to please contact Gem State Comic Con 48 hours in advance and relinquish their table for the 2020 season.

 

Attendees are responsible for their own actions, and Gem State Comic Con requests that if any attendee or vendor is feeling sick 24 hours before a convention please stay home. All tickets and tables will be honored the following year. 

 

We ask everyone to stay clean, healthy, practice good hygiene, come out to the conventions, have a great time with friends and family. 

Please stay updated on the news from the Central District Health

UPDATE:

Effective March 12, 2020 - Based on recommendations from local public health officials, the Ada County Commissioners have decided to cancel all events at EXPO Idaho through April 30 to reduce the transmission risk of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.

Effective March 13, 2020 - GEM STATE COMIC CON originally scheduled for April 4th, 2020 is moved to JUNE 6th, 2020. All advance tickets are good for the new date. 

Contact Us

Gem State Comic Con

April 10th, 2021

10 am - 5 pm

Expo Idaho

5610 N Glenwood St

Boise, ID 83714

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