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As there has been some recent controversy regarding weapons and what a weapon is please note that Convention Policy ( states that:

No real weapons will be permitted at Animaritime. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Handguns, shotguns, rifles, and other real guns.
- BB guns, paint ball guns, high powered water guns, etc.
- Bladed weapons such as swords, knives, switchblades, etc.
- Nunchucks, Tonfas, and other restricted Martial Art weapons.
- Law enforcement weapons such as mace, tazers, and batons.
- Any other weapon that is prohibited by applicable Canadian Laws.

Bows and crossbows are permitted, however any projectile designed to be shot from a bow or crossbow, such as arrows, bolts, etc. are prohibited.

Just remember if you are unsure of what is allowed (see list first) please contact the Head of Security at with a detailed description of the item AND a picture (you will need both).
Break your piggy bank and collect that loose change because the Animaritime Auction promises to be a good one. Our big ticket item this year has been donated by our primary giving charity (IWK Foundation) and is an XBox 360 with 10 random games attached. So if you want to sponsor a good cause and want an XBox please come and support the Animaritime Auction.
Animaritime Raffle!

This year Animaritime is offering a special thanks to our hotel guests by hosting a raffle with the help of the Crowne Plaza hotel. The winners of the raffle will win one free night at the hotel during the convention, one (1) brunch (for four), and each person in the room will go home with a $25 iTunes gift card (four gift cards in total).

Please read the rules of the raffle completely for eligibility and deadlines.

The rules of the raffle are:
• Only one person per room may enter their name into the raffle and at least one person in the room must be an attendee at the convention.
• The attendee must have a room registered with the Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel under the Animaritime 2014 hotel slot.
• If the attendee is under the age of 18 and requires a parent to register the hotel room, the parent's name must be included in the email.
• The attendee must be registered (pre-registered) or intending to register (at-con registration) for the Animaritime 2014 convention.  Must provide proof of convention attendance (i.e. their badge) in order to pick up the iTunes gift cards and order the brunch.
• The attendee must submit their name and room confirmation number, along with the names of the other occupants, via email to: by 5:00 pm on June 6th, 2014.
• The capacity for the room must not exceed 4 persons.
• The draw for the raffle will be on June 8th, 2014. The winner can collect the prize when checking in to their hotel room.
• A minimum of one night's stay at the hotel is required.

Winners of the raffle will be announced on June 11th at 8 pm on our social media sites. Please stay tuned.
Hey Animaritime Fans,

Exciting news for cosplay fans. If you are interested in fashion or seeing various designs please come out and support the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design's 16th Annual Fashion Show (2014) tomorrow April 12th hosted at the Fredericton Convention Centre. The show 'Out of Sequins' starts 7:30 pm and promises to be a great event. Tickets ($15) can be purchased from 6:30 pm at the door.

For more information:…
So if you were excited about Animaritime before be prepared to be even more so.

Kyle Hebert will be a guest at Animaritime this year. Kyle is known for his voice acting work in films and anime such as: Wreck-it Ralph, Naruto, Bleach, FMA, DBZ and more.

For more information about Kyle visit our guest page at:

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