About The Event
Anime Vegas is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, Japanese manga and anime (comics and animation), primarily through the presentation of monthly shows and yearly events, such as the Anime Vegas Convention held in Las Vegas, that celebrate art and culture from Japan and Asia.
Anime Vegas 2013 Cosplay Chess Event
The Anime Vegas Cosplay Chess Event is a family friendly event. Keep it PG-13! Returning this year at Anime Vegas is Cosplay Chess Event! This year, the Chess Game will be on DAY 1 (Friday, November 1st) at 5PM. If you are selected you will need to show up at 4:30 PM.
Cosplay Chess Application
Screen Name (on forums/cosplay.com):
Character and series you will be Cosplaying as for the Chess Game:
Reference picture of the character you are Cosplaying as:
An ACTUAL picture of you in your Cosplay:
Which chess piece would you like to be and why:
Bonus Question: Do you have any improv skills?
Cosplay Chess Coordinator: Samantha Marshall
For more information, Please see the official Cosplay Chess post in the forums
Ad rates for the 2013 Anime Vegas Program Guide
1/4 Page Ad - $25.00
1/2 Page Ad - $50.00
Full Page Ad - $100.00
Inside front cover or inside back cover (full color) - $200.00
Anime Vegas 2013 Masquerade
Masquerade Rules Download Here
Masquerade Sign Up Download Here
Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel for $ 99 USD per night
3400 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Special Rates at the Renaissace Hotel are just $99 a night!
Please register to get your fabulous room before Oct. 7!
Mention Anime Vegas to get the convention rate.
Hurry as there are only 200 rooms in our block!
Rules and RegulationsWeapons Policy
1. All live steel, firearms, open flame and wooden paddles, wooden swords are prohibited. Please do not bring these into the convention.
2. All props and prop weapons may be inspected by staff or security at any time and/or confiscated if they do not meet rule #1.
3. Fighting, even mock fighting is prohibited! Offenders will be ejected from the convention WITHOUT refund.
Costume Policy1. Anime Vegas strives to be a family-friendly event. Please keep all costumes PG-13.
2. Large or intrusive costumes which may impede traffic flow or cause a safety hazard are prohibited (i.e large wings, long tails, dragging wardrobes or gigantic props). Please save these for the Masquerade Competition.
Sign Policy1. Hand written and/or printed signs are prohibited. Offenders will be ejected from the convention WITHOUT refund. Authorization for printed material must have advanced written consent from Anime Vegas.
3. Anime Vegas will then send you an email of approval or no approval of your sign.
3. If your sign is approved, you will receive an email with your approval. BRING THIS WITH YOU TO PRE-REGISTRATION AND YOUR SIGN THE DAY OF THE EVENT.
4. Your sign will then be stamped on the front right bottom corner with our Anime Vegas one of a kind stamp. This allows the staff to see it is an approved sign. YOU MUST HAVE THE SIGN STAMPED IN THE RIGHT BOTTOM CORNER OR YOU CANNOT DISPLAY YOUR SIGN.
5. Should you alter your sign after it is approved, we will revoke the sign and possibly remove you from the event without a refund.
6. All other signs, hand written/custom offensive shirts, offensive banners, offensive material, offensive hats, or other offensive items attached to your clothes or person is prohibited.
7. Anime Vegas reserves the right to confiscate any sign deemed inappropriate.
Anime Vegas does not sell, share, release, or distribute your personal information submitted to us when you pre-register/register (without your consent).
Please remember: If it is Illegal outside, it is illegal in the convention.
|Legal Disclaimer :|
|1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.|
|2. SPONSOR(S): The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Iglu and Hartly, LLC (collectively "The Sponsors").|
|3. PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes online entry period ("Sweepstakes Period") will begin on July 1, 2009 at 12:00 am/EST, and will close on September 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm/EST. ("End Date")|
|4. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the continental United States, including the District of Columbia. This Sweepstakes is void outside the continental United States, including Rhode Island, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico and wherever prohibited by federal, state, or local law. You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of entry to enter the Sweepstakes and to be eligible to win. All U.S. federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Employees of The Sponsor, its prize providers and licensors, and each of the foregoing entities' affiliates, authorized designees and other related entities, and any other individual or entity associated with the development, judging or administration of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities"), as well as members of such employees' immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents), and persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.|
|6. PRIZES: Many will enter, only one (1) will win. Each entry received by Spin as set out in Section 4 may be eligible to win the prizes set forth in this Section. One (1) winner will receive one (1) Channel Islands Surfboard. The approximate retail value of the prize package is $1,000.00 USD. No transfer or substitution of Prize is allowed. The Sponsor is not responsible for travel to and from the event. The Prize may not be redeemed for cash and cannot be used in conjunction or combined with any other competition or offer, nor may it be transferred or exchanged in part or in full. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize or any portion thereof for one of equal or greater value for any reason at their sole discretion. Admission tickets are non-transferable and will be deemed void if sold, transferred, auctioned or assigned to any third person. In the event the winners or his or her companion engage in behavior that (as determined by The Sponsor in their sole discretion) is obnoxious, threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send the Grand Prize winner and/or his or her travel. WINNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING AND PAYING ANY AND ALL INCOME, SALES OR EXCISE TAXES THAT MAY APPLY TO ACCEPTING PRIZES; THE SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND WILL NOT PAY ANY SUCH TAXES.|
|7. ODDS: Many will enter, only one (1) will win. Actual odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.|
|8. WINNER SELECTION: The winners will be determined by random selection conducted by The Sponsor from among all eligible entries on or around October 1, 2009. All results of the selection are final and binding, subject to these Official Rules. In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.|
|9. NOTICE TO WINNERS: Attempts to notify potential winners will be made using the e-mail address or telephone number provided at entry within ten (10) days of sweepstakes end date. The Sponsor is not responsible for e-mail, telephone or other communication problems of any kind. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within two (2) days (or such shorter time as exigencies may require) of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected.|
|10. SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ENTRIES THAT ARE ENTERED BY OTHER THAN HUMAN MEANS (SUCH AS BY AN AUTOMATED COMPUTER PROGRAM OR ANY NON-HUMAN MECHANISM, ENTITY, OR DEVICE), IN EXCESS OF THE STATED LIMIT, OR FOR ENTRIES THAT ARE LATE, FORGED, DESTROYED, LOST, MISPLACED, STOLEN, MISDIRECTED, TAMPERED WITH, INCOMPLETE, DELETED, DAMAGED, GARBLED, OR OTHERWISE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES, AND ALL SUCH ENTRIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES: (A) TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND BY ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND ALL DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES WHICH SHALL BE BINDING AND FINAL; (B) TO WAIVE ANY RIGHTS TO CLAIM AMBIGUITY WITH RESPECT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES; (C) TO WAIVE ALL OF HIS OR HER RIGHTS TO BRING ANY CLAIM, ACTION, OR PROCEEDING AGAINST ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES; AND (D) TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES, FROM ANY LIABILITY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIABILITY FOR ANY PROPERTY LOSS, DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, BODILY INJURY, DEATH, LOSS, EXPENSE, ACCIDENT, DELAY, INCONVENIENCE OR IRREGULARITY), COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE OUTSIDE ATTORNEY'S FEES) THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) THE ENTRANT'S PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, (II) TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN THE OFFICIAL RULES OR ANY SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS, (III) ACCEPTANCE OR POSSESSION, DEFECTS IN, USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY PRIZE (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF), (IV) ANY CHANGE BY ANY COMPANY OR ANY OTHER PERSON PROVIDING ANY OF THE COMPONENTS OF A PRIZE DUE TO REASONS BEYOND ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES' CONTROL OR AS OTHERWISE PERMITTED HEREUNDER, (V) ANY INTERRUPTIONS IN OR POSTPONEMENT, CANCELLATION, OR MODIFICATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, (VI) HUMAN ERROR, (VII) INCORRECT OR INACCURATE TRANSCRIPTION, RECEIPT OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY PART OF THE ENTRY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ENTRY INFORMATION OR ANY PARTS THEREOF), (VII) ANY TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR UNAVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEM, COMPUTER DATING MECHANISM, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, OR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER UTILIZED BY ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES OR BY AN ENTRANT, (VIII) INTERRUPTION OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SWEEPSTAKES, ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED WEB PAGES, OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE VIA THE INTERNET DUE TO HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITY PROBLEMS, (IX) ANY DAMAGE TO ENTRANT'S (OR ANY THIRD PERSON'S) COMPUTER OR ITS CONTENTS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM ANY PART OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, (X) ANY LOST OR DELAYED DATA TRANSMISSIONS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, OR ANY OTHER ERRORS OR MALFUNCTIONS, (XI) ANY WRONGFUL, NEGLIGENT, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACT OR OMISSIONS ON THE PART OF ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES, OR ANY OF THEIR AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES, OR (XII) ANY OTHER CAUSE, CONDITION OR EVENT WHATSOEVER BEYOND THE CONTROL OF ANY ONE OR MORE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES. EACH WINNER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES HAVE NEITHER MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO ANY PRIZE OR COMPONENT THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES PROVIDED BY ANY OF THE PRIZE SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES.|
|11. Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner's permission for The Sponsor to use winner's name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising or publicity purposes, worldwide, and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation.|
|12. The Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes or modify these Official Rules as necessary for any reason or as required by applicable law. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify from the Sweepstakes, and ban from any future promotions, any person it believes to have intentionally violated these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or to have tampered with any element of the Sweepstakes without notice to the disqualified or banned person.|
|13. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants and The Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules or provisions. Any legal claims arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules must be brought in the federal or state courts located in California.|