ABOUT CFCC

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Produced by Nerd Street

Nerd Street is an event production company started and operated by Ben Penrod. Other events produced by Nerd Street are the Annapolis Comic-Con, the Southern Maryland Comic-Con, and After Brawl NYC. 

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS CENTRAL FLORIDA COMIC CON?

 Central Florida Comic Con is a celebration of comics, toys, TV, film, art, cosplay, games, and all things nerdy. If you're a fan of Batman, the Avengers, Doctor Who, Star Wars, LEGO, Disney, Star Trek, the Walking Dead, Power Rangers, Game of Thrones, etc., you'll probably fit right in at CFCC!! 

WHEN  IS CENTRAL FLORIDA COMIC CON?

 CFCC is on January 19 & 20, 2019. The con is open from 10am until 6pm on Saturday, and 10am until 5pm on Sunday. 

WHERE  IS CENTRAL FLORIDA COMIC CON?

 CFCC takes place at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida! 

WHO IS BEHIND CENTRAL FLORIDA COMIC CON?

 CFCC is owned by Ben Penrod, the founder of Awesome Con, Annapolis Comic-Con, and Southern Maryland Comic-Con. Ben has been obsessed with superheroes his entire life and has been running comic cons since 2011. 

WHO IS COMING TO CENTRAL FLORIDA COMIC CON?

 Please check out our Guests Page for the latest guest list. Follow our Facebook Page to get updates when they happen!

HOW CAN I GO TO CENTRAL FLORIDA COMIC CON?

 You can buy tickets here!! https://www.showclix.com/event/cfcc19

I'M A MEMBER OF PRESS; HOW CAN I GET ACCESS TO CFCC?

 Please fill out our Press/Media Request Form HERE

Important Info & Policies

ANTI-HARASSMENT POLICY

CFCC is committed to fostering a safe, inclusive, and rewarding atmosphere. CFCC is meant to be an inclusive space for fans, with a zero-tolerance policy against harassment, groping, stalking, and inappropriate photography. Gender-based harassment is unacceptable at CFCC. 

 

Harassment includes, but is not limited to, verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion; deliberate intimidation; stalking; following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome sexual attention. Harassment of any kind is unwelcome at CFCC and will not be tolerated.

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COSPLAY & COSTUME WEAPONS POLICY

Any weapon that could seriously hurt somebody is not allowed at CFCC. Specifically, but not limited to:

  • Functional firearms – that includes paintball, airsoft, bb guns, cap guns, any gun that shoots a real projectile or causes a real explosion.

  • Realistic firearms – any gun that could be confused for a real gun.  If it looks like a real gun, it is not allowed. Realistic prop guns with brightly-colored caps are not allowed.

  • Prop weapons made of a hard material such as metal, wood, or glass

  • Functional projectile weapons – any weapon (crossbow, slingshot, etc) that discharges a projectile

  • Metal-bladed weapons

  • Whips

  • Explosives

  • Blunt weapons like bats, clubs, or hockey sticks

  • Loud props such as whistles, horns, etc.

Prop weapons are allowed, as long as they meet the following criteria; That they are composed of cardboard, foam, something light. Prop firearms are allowed only if they cannot be mistaken for real weapons. Prop bows will be allowed providing all arrows have soft tips and will not be shot.

Prop weapons will be allowed at the discretion of staff and uniformed security personnel. Safety is paramount, we will always err on the side of caution. There will be no place to store prohibited weapons on-site. If you have a weapon that is prohibited, you will be escorted from the building and not allowed back in with the weapon.

 

Hateful symbols aren’t welcome at CFCC. Historical costumes can be great, but reminders of unspeakable atrocities are not appropriate, ever. This includes any sort of “ironic” or satirical costumes that re-appropriate Nazi paraphernalia or gear.

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