Sean Astin VIP Experience FAQ:
1.  Sean Astin to be on site for Goonies Q&A prior to movie screening at 9pm on Friday, Aug 2nd at Grandin Theatre.
2.  Official photo to be taken at Big Lick Comic Con at Berglund Center during event hours must present movie ticket pass to Big Lick Entertainment booth to receive official time, first come first served.
3.  You do not have to purchase the Sean Astin VIP experience to meet Sean, he will be available on both days of main event at Berglund Center on Saturday, August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th.  Official photos and autographs will be available for purchase separately for $50 each.
4. You must have a Sean Astin VIP Experience ticket to attend Goonies Screening at Grandin Theatre on Friday, August 2nd at 9pm.  Kids 12 and under does NOT apply to this seated, ticketed event, any age present must have this ticket level.
Re-Entry allowed at event:  
Patrons will be given event wristband and must be wearing to re-enter, wristbands may not be broken, may not be shared.  Any patron re-entering will be subject to appropriate search.

Cosplay Policy:

•Any real weapons are banned in the event area, functional or not.

•No explosives or fireworks of any kind.

•All Cosplayers are subject to inspection by event personnel, event security and/or police and must be approved before admittance to event.

•Do not bring any item(s) that could violate city, state, or federal law.

•No props, costume or accessory will receive pre-approval, all patrons will be inspected on site.

•Any patron not willing to be inspected will be ejected from venue.

•Weapons made of foam and cardboard are acceptable. Prop firearms are allowed provided they have bright tips and are subject to full inspection. Prop bows must have arrows with no tips and string may not be tightened.

No large bags, book bags, duffel bags, etc.

All props, cosplay costumes and accessories will be deemed agreeable at the sole discretion of event staff to include security personnel and/or police.

Any cosplayer with prop weapons will receive an approved wristband noting that their prop is approved and must wear wristband while attending event.

Prohibited Items:

•Alcohol and illegal substances.

•Wheeled items (excluding mobility assistance devices).

•Revealing and/or offensive attire.

Please contact us with any questions!  Let’s have a fun and safe event!

Cosplay Contest times coming soon!

Big Lick Comic-Con Cosplay Contest Rules & Guidelines

Contestants can only enter in one category, Individual or Group. Due to the unpredictable size of groups, a prize for each member cannot be guaranteed.

No skits on stage.

No nudity. No costume is no costume.

No profanity allowed on stage. That includes messages on signs or clothes. Anyone who violates this may be disqualified from the competition.

No political or religious statement on stage. Anyone who violates this may be disqualified from the competition.

Do not use any sort of projectile at all! Nothing must leave your person while you are on the stage. Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified from the competition and may be asked to leave the convention area.

No flashpots, explosive devices, or similar special effects are to be used. Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified from the competition and may be asked to leave the convention area.

All prop weapons must conform to the Guidelines, which is as follows:

All applicants must be signed up by a pre-determined time to be announced, sign ups will be at the Big Lick Entertainment booth.

All judging will be done while applicant showcases costume while on stage. Costumes will be judged on creativity, authenticity to character inspiration and originality to character, and realism.

Costumes must be self-contained.

Participants in the Cosplay Contest are not allowed to use unaltered store-bought, professionally made, or rented costumes. Store-bought, professionally made, or rented props, wigs, and/or costume pieces, however, are allowed.

Do not enter or exit the stage except at the designated points.

Each contestant may only enter one costume into competition.

Large elaborate costumes must be handled by the contestant and/or assistants the contestant brings to help. Big Lick Comic-Con will not be able to provide assistants.