Participant Age Changes

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Sir Aethilgar
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Participant Age Changes

Post by Sir Aethilgar » 2013-06-20

1. Policy Proposal Name: Participant Age Changes
2. Proposal Originator:
a. name: Baron Aethilgar
b. email: aethilgar@gmail.com
3. Proposal Version: 1.0
4. Date: 06/20/2013
5. Proposal type: Modification of Core Rules
6. Policy term: Permanent
7. Policy statement:
This proposal is address a growing concern for minors participating in Darkon during over-night events.

8. Rationale:
Darkon has a reasonable legal concern for the participation of minors at over-night events at which adults will be engaging in adult activities. This update to the participation age would address this concern and place the responsibility for minors on their parents or guardians; as well as, provide a method for minors to continue to enjoy Darkon. A reasonable compromise.

9. Text:

Chapter One; New Participant

Old Text:
"A participant must be at least 16 years old to participate in Darkon. All participants must sign a waiver; any participant under 18 years of age must have a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian."

New Text:
"A participant must be at least 15 years old to participate in Darkon. All participants must sign a waiver; any participant under 18 years of age must have a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian.

A participant must be at least 18 years of age to stay on-site overnight at Darkon camping events unless the participant's parent or guardian is a member of Darkon and is present on-site for the duration of the event."

10. Co-signed:

Thrush
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