House Rules

Behavior at DoKomi
  • Handling with alcohol, drugs, glass containers, weapons, potential dangerous objects and animals (except service dogs) is prohibited. Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be expelled from the grounds. It is not allowed to smoke in all buildings.
  • Entering the flower beds is not allowed.
  • Damages of all kinds have to be prevented. Especially fire, water, vandalism and theft damages.
  • Autonomus changes on the builings and the technic is not allowed.
  • Handing out flyers and advertisement, dealing with goods and film shootings for commercial purposes are only allowed with the consent of the organizers.
  • Whoever enters DoKomi shows his consent with possible photo or film recordings of himself by the organizer for impression illustrations.
  • Lost and found items can be droped at the 'Con-Büro' or by a helper and can be fetched within six month after the convention. (
  • We appreciate conciderate, respectful and cultivated interactions among each other.
  • Public morals should be maintained.
  • In case of doubt obey the instruction of the staff.
  • Escape and emergency routes have to be clear. Staircases do not serve as seatings.
  • Cosplays must not be too revealing. Bosom, genital areas and bottom have to be properly covered.

Age restrictions

  • Children up to 8 years have free entry. Have a passport ready.
  • Juveniles up to 15 years without company of an escort with parental authority have to leave the grounds at 10 p.m.
  • Juveniles at the age of 16 and 17 years without company of an escort with parental authority have to leave the grounds at 12 a.m.
  • Juveniles which like to stay longer need an escort with parental authority.
  • We recommend this template for a form for escort with parental authority (German only):
  • On the grounds it is obligated to possess a goverment-issued identity card/ passport. Our staff is allowed to check your identity.

Weapons Rules

Rules for Cosplay Weapons

General Weapon Rules

• Those who carry weapons, apparent weapons, sports equipment, etc. do so at their own risk.

• Show fights are forbidden, because imitators with unsuitable equipment could be injured or accidents could occur at the event. In case of violation we reserve the right to expel the participant from the event.

• We reserve the right to insist on the delivery of weapons that are actually permitted, if we consider them unsuitable for carrying on the premises.

Permitted weapons

Permitted weapons include, but are not limited to:

• Imitation weapons made of foam, rubber, cardboard, soft plastic or similar materials

• LARP-Weapons (usually consisting of a stabilizing rod encased in foam, for example made of fiberglass).

• Bows and crossbows (only WITHOUT ammunition)

Prohibited weapons

Prohibited weapons include, but are not limited to:

• Throwing stars or nun-chakus in any shape and design, regardless of material and function.

• Switchblade, drop, fist and butterfly knifes.

• Steel rods, dead beaters or brass knuckles.

• Cutting or thrusting weapons whose external apperance suggests that they are normal everyday objects.

• Ready to fire sports equipment such as paintball and pressure weapons.

• Real firearms and ammunition.

• Pyrotechnic ammunition and explosives.

• Sharpened or pointy cutting or thrusting weapons.

• Apparent weapons are prohibited in general

Apparent weapons are firearms, replicas of firearms, and firearms that have been rendered inoperable, which, based on their outward firearms and which do not use hot gases to propel the projectiles.

• All weapons and cosplay props that are over 2 meters in length are prohibited.

In general, the German Weapons Act and the individual regulations contained therein apply. A complete list can be found on the following website: https://www.gesetze-iminternet. de/waffg2002/anlage2.html

General rules on cutting and thrusting weapons (unless they fall under the rules from the sub-item "Prohibited Weapons" or they are not weapons carried under the item "Permitted Weapons").

• Cutting and thrusting weapons must be blunted.

Anyone carrying sharpened or pointed weapons will be expelled from the premises and, depending on the severity of the violation, may face charges.

Rules for purchasing weapons at the event

In the dealer area there are booths selling blunt decorative weapons made of wood or metal. The following rules apply to the sale:

• Weapons may only be sold to visitors of legal age. An age check by means of a valid official proof of age is mandatory.

• Weapons that have been purchased and are still packed can be temporarily stored at the checkrooms, which are subject to a charge.

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