EVERYONE IS SUBJECT TO SEARCH
This is a clean, safe, family-oriented, tattoo convention
and party. You'll have fun and be able to see the best artists
doing the best tattooing and piercing from across the country.
If this is not your show, please don't bother to come; but
if it is, you will have the time of your life! Bring your
ALL BAGS/BACKPACKS ARE
SUBJECT TO SEARCH
DO NOT BRING:
Video-Cameras, Professional SLR Cameras, Promotional Materials,
Samples, Postcards, Fliers, and Weapons.
NO HASSLES - NO WEAPONS
NO COLORS - NO PATHCES
(So. Cal. Shows)
need two photographers to take all sorts of photos for us throughout
the 3 days of the event and to burn CDs for us at the end of each
day. If you take great photos and enjoy helping out, please contact
us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(1) Must have SLR type cameras
(2) Must be able to volunteer all 3 days with long hours
(3) Must send us 5 photos you took recently (No facebook please)
(4) Must be able to provide copies to us at the end of each day
(5) This a no pay position
(6) If approved, you will be contacted within 14 days of the show
ticket: proceed to the entrance area and submit
your 1-day ticket. Get your hand stamped on your way out if you'll
need in-and-out privilege on the same day.
With 3-day ticket: proceed to the entrance
area to exchange your 3-day ticket with a wristband. Wear your wristband
comfortably but firmly throughout the 3 days. All wristbands will
be inspected. Lose wristbands will be replaced by our gate staff.
Wristbands are not transferrable.
Cut or taped wristbands are not acceptable.
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH AN ARTIST
It is advisable to pre-set appointment with your
favorite artist so you would not have to wait around. Look up the
shop info through Google. However, it is also nice to see the works
of different artists before choosing your favorite one. At this
show, you will find local, national, and international artists who
may have busy schedules at the show. So whatever you decide, have
ALREADY HAVE AN APPOINTMENT
Arrive early to purchase your ticket to ensure
that you can get into the show on time. Have your artist submit
your name(s) and appointment time to Management prior to your arrival.
We allow 2 persons per appointment to have priority admission if
there is a waiting line to get into the show. Management will not
take any responsibility regarding your appointment or your admission
to the show.
• Have Fun, Participate,
and show off your body art.
• Register right at the show
• Win Prizes, Cash, and Respect!!!
is a $10 registration fee required. Check out our TATTOO CONTEST
page for contest schedule. There is also a 2 year restriction on
previous contest winners. This means that if you were a contest
winner of our show, you will not allowed to enter into the same
contest category within a 2 year period.)
YEAR CONTEST WINNER RESTRICTION RULE
be fair to all contestants, we have a 2 year restriction policy
for past contest winners; i.e. if you were the contest winner
of our show, you are not allowed to enter into the same contest
category within a 2 year period.
The industry rule is that tattoos must be healed to be judged. People with fresh tattoos are not allowed to enter into any contest category except The Best of Day category. See below for info.
BEST OF DAY TATTOO CONTEST
For the Best of Day Contest, one must have the tattoo started and completed at the event on the day of the contest. All other tattoos will be disqualified.
There is NO RESTRICTION on admission as far as age
is concerned. Children under 10 will be admitted free of charge
with an accompanying paid adult. Children usually enjoy and
have lots of fun at our shows.
California laws prohibit:
(1) anyone tattooing minors (under age 18), (2) any minor
from getting tattoo.
Current California laws allow minors (above age 16) to get
body piercing with written parental consent.
Non-professional cameras are allowed but get
permission from artist before taking photos.
Professional SLR type cameras are NOT allowed
unless you obtain a Press Pass from Mega Productions. See below for info.
VIDEO CAMERA & CAMCORDER
Video Cameras and Camcorders
are NOT allowed unless you obtain a Press Pass from Mega Productions. See below for info.
Press Passes are given
out to news organizations only. Examples of these organizations
include accredited TV stations, Radio stations, Newspapers, and
Industry Magazines. We do not provide passes to independent show
producers, private production companies, website operators, research
projects personnel or individuals. Qualified parties must call in
to our office and fax your request on your company's letter head
WANNA BE ON OUR SITE?
We're constantly making changes
to our website. If you have interesting photos you would like to
submit to us for posting, email to email@example.com
and put "Tattoo Photos" on the Subject Line.
We want to stay in contact with you. We will have registration forms for you to fill out at the show. Please help us in filling out the forms so we may maintain contact with you about future events.
Also register to our Email List. Simply send an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org and put "Tattoo Email List"
on the Subject Line.
No solicitation is allowed.
No cross-promotion of any kind. No announcement of other events
or shows. No handling-out bills, fliers, postcards, or business
cards anywhere inside the show, outside the exhibit hall, in the
parking lot, or anywhere within the convention facility. Violators
will be escorted out by security guards or police officers without
refund and may be cited as trespassing.
Mega Productuons reserves the right to refuse service and/or admission
to any one.
REGISTERED TRADE MARKS
BODY ART EXPO ®
and TATTOO EXPO ® are registered
Service Marks of Mega Productions. All rights reserved. To insure
that an event is a genuine Body Art Expo / Tattoo Expo, make sure
that it is produced by Mega Productions, sponsored by Baba of Vintage
Tattoo. You may contact us at (626) 961-6522 or check our web site
for updates and to verfiy the authenticity of an event.