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Posted 6/3/08

RossoCorsa wrote:


krnsoldierofGod wrote:

if any of you guys work there do you think you can sneak me in for free xD

I'd want to work there but I'm only 15


We're a non-profit organization. sneaking anyone in for free hurts the money we raise just to pay for the accomodations and enhanced events and food rations for more staff.

All extra cashflow is given to charity. we are pure volunteer and only get enough to pay for what we do/use.

However, if you have any friends that are AX staff, they can grant you a free 4-day pass. Each staff member is given one free badge to any person they choose.

oh, and just so you know, sneaking people in is impossible.

we have armed and unarmed security, large number of staff as well as volunteers within staff, and our badges are high-quality, esp. for staff which use special holograms with AX logos.

any person caught even TRYING to sneak in can be punished with as little as a ban from the convention to as much as charges of trespassing.

I'd suggest you wait til next year and see when you're 16 if you can have your parents help you maybe do a 1-day volunteer shift, where you do about 8hrs of service under trained AX staff and then get a free day-pass.


I thought you have to be 18 to volunteer?
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Posted 6/3/08

krnsoldierofGod wrote:


RossoCorsa wrote:


krnsoldierofGod wrote:

if any of you guys work there do you think you can sneak me in for free xD

I'd want to work there but I'm only 15


We're a non-profit organization. sneaking anyone in for free hurts the money we raise just to pay for the accomodations and enhanced events and food rations for more staff.

All extra cashflow is given to charity. we are pure volunteer and only get enough to pay for what we do/use.

However, if you have any friends that are AX staff, they can grant you a free 4-day pass. Each staff member is given one free badge to any person they choose.

oh, and just so you know, sneaking people in is impossible.

we have armed and unarmed security, large number of staff as well as volunteers within staff, and our badges are high-quality, esp. for staff which use special holograms with AX logos.

any person caught even TRYING to sneak in can be punished with as little as a ban from the convention to as much as charges of trespassing.

I'd suggest you wait til next year and see when you're 16 if you can have your parents help you maybe do a 1-day volunteer shift, where you do about 8hrs of service under trained AX staff and then get a free day-pass.


I thought you have to be 18 to volunteer?


for actual STAFF, yes. But there are three levels to staff:

1. Actual AnimeExpo/SPJA Staff. = 18+ for safety reasons.

2. AnimeExpo Volunteer Staff = helpers that do NOT get a lot of the compensation perks you get being staff.

3. 8hr volunteers = work volunteer shifts under the people in ranks 1 and 2 for 8hrs, and teh rest of the day you earn a free 1day pass.

2 and 3 i believe if you're 16 you can have your parents sign a waiver.

I just know for sure that for staff you must be 18+, because there are some staff who get some pretty serious positions, like security for the guests of honor or conduct enforcement.

Y'know how there's always a few attendees with a huge attitude problem and some like to talk trash and even throw punches? yeah now imagine about 60,000 people. and now imagine if they were pissed off about something no matter what it is.
You had better be able to know how to diffuse the situation without violence quick before it spreads like wildfire.

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Maybe when I hit 18 and AX is still there ill help out
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