I pre-purchased Tickets but haven’t received anything in the mail, where are my Tickets?
Answer) To avoid Tickets being lost in the mail or forgotten at home when you get to the con, Tickets are not mailed out. Rather they will be waiting for you at the convention at the registration table.
I pre-purchased Tickets. What do I need to bring to the con?
Answer) A print out of your transaction with bar code or have your electronic device to show your purchase with bar code. If someone else bought Tickets for you and /or your friends and they won’t be there, please have a print out or be able to access the information on your electronic device.
I didn’t buy Tickets online, can I still buy admission at the door?
Answer) Yes. We accept cash payments at the door.
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds 19021 East Bagley Road
Berea, Ohio 44130
I heard The Cleveland Comic & Toy Convention is inside and outside. Is that true?
Answer) Yes,The Cleveland Comic & Toy Convention is held at The Berea Fair Grounds, which gives us both inside and outside event space. The bulk of the convention takes place inside of 3 buildings. Two buildings are joined together. The other is directly across from the other two buildings. This is different than years past.
Is there a charge to park?
Answer) Nope. Parking is free.
I heard I could get a FREE TABLE & sell stuff?
Answer) YES!!! We are offering a free able (while supplies last with admission purchase) to anyone who wishes to set up and sell their permitted items. This is great way to sell a collection and other extra items by having it presented to numerous Dealer’s and fellow fans all under one roof all at once! You are free to apply to reserve a Fan Free Table online or show up early 8am to acquire a table. Tables are first come first served. All items must meet our standards for sale.
What is The Cleveland Comic & Toy Con’s behavior policy?
1. Anything that is illegal outside of the convention is illegal inside the convention.
2. Harassment isn’t tolerated.
3. Please take mock battles outside (unless its part of an event). The grounds surrounding the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds are spacious , scenic and serve as much better arenas anyway.
4. *Note that behavioral policy is subject to perspective: if you are doing anything out of line; Convention staff reserve the right to revoke your badge without question or fairness. Severe punishment will result in your expulsion from the venue itself. All Staff decisions are final.
Weapons NOT Permitted
No metal swords, knives, bayonets, cane-swords, and/or other objects made of metal, which have a sharp point or sharpened edge.
Exceptions may be made for cosplayers during the masquerade.
No real or replica guns of any kind permitted.
Exceptions may be made for cosplayers during the masquerade.
Exceptions regarding guns are Easily identifiable toy plastic guns with no moving parts and that have a clearly visible non-removable orange tip will be permitted. Resin models will be permitted as long as they are marked with clearly visible non-removable orange tip.
Nunchakus are not permitted. Nunchaku made out of craft materials for cosplay purposes will be permitted in the halls so long as it is not misused. Exceptions otherwise may be made for cosplayers during the masquerade.
There are to be no explosives or chemicals of any kind, including but not limited to smoke powder, sparklers and fireworks.
Fake or made-up weaponry (example: made of wood, plastic, foam, plaster of Paris, cloth etc) are permitted if they are safe and not dangerous to the other con-goers around you. For example, dangerous conditions include but are not limited to wires sticking out, items that trip passersby, clothes lining a member, etc.
Please limit the size of the weapons to less than 8 feet in height and weighing less than 50 pounds. If you do happen to make something heavy, make sure you are able to carry it without a problem.
Behavior with weapons
Misuse of any weapon, such as swinging it in a public area or causing hazards to passerby, will get your privilege revoked immediately.
If we deem a weapon to be unsafe for the con, we will ask you to store the unsafe weapon in your private quarters (i.e.: your room or car). If there is a repeat offense, we will escort you out of the convention and off of convention grounds so that you can place the weapon in your private quarters; if the weapon is illegal, we will turn it in to the appropriate authorities.
All objects brought into the convention may be checked and considered by Convention staff. You may be asked to have your weapons peace bonded at the con.
All questionable items will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Anything deemed illegal outside the convention is deemed illegal inside the convention premises. All Convention staff decisions on weapons are final.
Does The Cleveland Comic & Toy Convention have a dress code?
Answer) Yes. Please read on:
Shirts, clothing, costumes, or signs promoting pedophilia are strictly prohibited.
Please do not wear clothing with distasteful messages or words.
Proper footwear is required at all times. An exception is made for cosplayers during the masquerade.
No roller blades or roller skates. An exception is made for cosplayers during the masquerade.
Short skirts, kilts, etc must be accompanied by proper underwear. Ineffective underwear or a lack thereof constitutes indecent exposure. Offenders may be turned over to law enforcement.
Can I sell stuff?
Answer) YES!!! Please do! If you purchase and admission you are free to apply to reserve a Fan Free Table online or show up early 8am to acquire a table. Tables are first come first served. All items must meet our standards for sale. More information is listed here
I’m interested in running a panel at The Cleveland Comic & Toy Con. How do I submit one?
Answer) Panel submission forms are available here.
We welcome all who are interested in running a panel to apply and submit their ideas, however do to scheduling and limited space not every submitted panel will be approved for the convention.
When will I find our if my panel is approved for the Convention?
Answer) Panel approval emails will start going out in late July, and pending on the schedule, will continue to go out until the schedule is finalized.