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@ Los Angeles Convention Center
July 1st-4th, 2017
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Prohibited Items & Actions

Prohibited items and actions at Anime Expo, within the convention center, include, but may not be limited to the following:

SPJA reserves the right to review and evaluate any additional items at its discretion.

  • Any action that creates or draws large crowds that impede the flow of traffic. Individuals may be asked to move or discontinue their actions in order to disperse the crowd.
  • Any noise or music that is disruptive to other attendees.
  • Smoking / Vaping
    • Must be at least 20 feet away from all entrances per California Government Code Sections 7596-7598; no smoking is permitted in outdoor dining areas LAMC 41.50 B 18 b.
  • Soliciting
  • Riding Hoverboards / Skateboards / Non-ADA Scooters / Segways
    • If applicable, please check it in at bag check or keep it inside your bag within the convention center.
  • Using Roller Skates / Roller Blades
  • Stilts
  • Weapons (Please see our Weapons Policy for more info)
  • Drones / UAV’s
  • Illegal Substances
  • Stickers / Adhesive Graphics (Keep them in your bags/pockets and off the walls/floors of the convention center)
  • Non-Service Animals
  • Helium and Mylar Balloons
  • Lasers or Similar Items
  • Coolers
  • Oversized Backpacks / Bags
    • As a point of reference, the size limit for astandard airplane carry-on is 22 x 14 x 9 inches). All bags, regardless of size, are subject to inspection at any time.
  • Motorized Vehicles (i.e. go-karts or kids’ battery-operated vehicles.)
  • Wheeled Carts / Wagons
  • Confetti / Loose Glitter (Glitter used on your costumes is OK)
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Open-Flame Use

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