Convention Rules and Regulations are available by clicking here.
Seishun Con 2018 will be hosted at the Atlanta Hilton Downtown, please be sure to update this information as the venue location has changed!
255 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
From Downtown Atlanta, proceed to Courtland Street and park at any one of the available surface lots or using the hotel's reserved parking.
From anywhere outside the Perimeter, proceed on I-75 towards Downtown.
If traveling southbound, take I-75 to exit 249A and merge onto Courtland Street, the hotel will be on the immediate left as you merge.
If traveling northbound, take I-75 to exit 248C and keep to the left to head towards Andrew Young Intl Blvd. Merge onto Andrew Young Intl Blvd and then turn right onto Piedmont Ave NE. The hotel should now be visible before turning left onto Baker Street and then left again onto Courtland Street where the hotel entrance will be on the left.
Public Transit Directions:
Using the MARTA bus system, travel to the nearest MARTA light rail station with service to the Peachtree Center station or to the next scheduled stop nearest the hotel via Route 16(see below).
Using the MARTA light rail system, take the Red/Gold Line to the Peachtree Center station and then exit into Peachtree Center Mall. Follow signs for the Marriott Marquis and then pass through the Marriott to the skybridge on the far side of the hotel that connects directly to the Hilton.
Bus/Rail routes and schedules are subject to change at any time, please use the MARTA website to plan your trip to avoid any delays.
Weapons and Costume Policy:
All weapons, props or costume accessories are subject to inspection and peace bonding, regardless of materials used in their construction.
No live steel (real swords, daggers, knives, metal items with sharp edges)
No firing weapons, even if they were modified not to fire.
You are not allowed to carry or possess any real working weapons at SEISHUN-CON and the Convention Venues.
“Real Working Weapons” include, but are not limited to: Firearms and ammunition of any and all sorts, rifles, shotguns, hand guns, BB guns,pellet guns, cap guns, air-soft weapons, paintball guns, blow guns, tazers, explosives, knives, swords (including katana and other martial arts style swords), daggers, sword canes, switchblades, bali-song(butterfly) knives, axes, hatchets, pole arms, staffs, clubs, wooden or metal bats and paddles, bows, arrows, martial arts weapons, brass knuckles, chains, whips, pepper spray, mace, and any projectile item, toy or real, whether or not such Real Working Weapon is loaded, broken, or then-currently in firing or usable condition.
All weapons brought to the convention are subject to inspection.
Weapons sold in the Dealers Room can only be purchased by mail order and are shown for display only.
PROP AND REPLICA WEAPONS: Prop and Replica weapons are allowed at SEISHUN-CON. Prop weapons are homemade or commercially rendered costume props that support the overall look of a costume or character. Prop weapons made of wood, cardboard, cloth, or foam are allowed at SEISHUN-CON and are subject to inspection.
Specific weapons of a large size (7 feet and over in length) and weight (15 lbs. or more) will not be permitted.
PEACE BONDED WEAPONS: A Peace Bonded weapon is an item that has been inspected by SEISHUN-CON security and has been secured so that said item can be recognized as a non-lethal weapon by means of identification.
All weapons are subject to inspection for peace bonding and any item used for such purpose CAN NOT be removed by the attendee. Removal of peace bonding material constitutes a violation of the Weapons Policy and could result in expulsion from the convention.
WEAPON INSPECTIONS MUST BE PERMITTED IN ORDER TO CONTINUE ATTENDANCE AT CONVENTION
In order to protect their own safety and that of others, SEISHUN-CON attendees understand, agree to, and consent that designated SEISHUN-CON representatives or security personnel throughout the convention have an absolute right to inspect costumes, weapons, and any other items, and that they will submit to such an inspection. Any attendee must submit their costumes, weapons, and other items to an immediate inspection upon request or must leave the convention. In the event a person declines to submit to an inspection and refuses to leave, they shall be immediately expelled from the convention and escorted off the premises.
Only SEISHUN-CON may determine whether any particular item covered by this policy is permitted or not permitted at SEISHUN-CON and such determination is solely, exclusively, and absolutely at the discretion of SEISHUN-CON. Persons who do not cooperate with the determinations of SEISHUN-CON concerning the application of this policy to any particular item may be immediately expelled from the convention. If it is later discovered that a person brought a working weapon to any current or prior year SEISHUN-CON, that person may be banned from attending future conventions along with the potential for formal charges to be filed.
PERSONS WHO CARRY OR OTHERWISE BRING PROP WEAPONS, REPLICAS, OR SIMILAR ITEMS DO SO AT THEIR OWN, SOLE, AND ABSOLUTE RISK, AND ASSUME ALL RISKS OF LIABILITY, HARM, DAMAGE, OR LOSS TO ANY PERSON OR PROPERTY INJURED OR OTHERWISE HARMED, INTENTIONALLY OR ACCIDENTALLY, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY SUCH ITEMS OR THE PERSON CARRYING THEM. SEISHUN-CON IS AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY, HARM, DAMAGE, OR OTHER RISK OR LIABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH ANY PERSON’S USE OF ANY WEAPON, REPLICA, OR PROP, WHETHER PERMITTED OR BANNED HEREUNDER, AT SEISHUN-CON. IN NO EVENT SHALL SEISHUN-CON AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES, OR HOST SITE HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES HEREUNDER, EVEN IF INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SAME.
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