General Rules 

Cal Expo and CA State Fair have a Code of Conduct and General Rules posted on their website for the CA State Fair customers. 

Embarc and Fair Play are working with Cal Expo to amend the General Rules to reflect those areas that require slight updates due to the allowance of the CA  Cannabis Experience. 

Cannabis Code of Conduct 

This Code of Conduct outlines our expectations for participant behavior, as well as the  consequences for unacceptable behavior. We will invite all attendees, sponsors,  speakers, media, exhibitors and other participants to help us realize a safe and positive  event experience for everyone. 

No knives or weapons, no illegal drugs or illegal drug paraphernalia, no video  cameras or audio recording devices, no illegal exchanges of marijuana, no  illegal exchanges of any drugs, no outside food (Persons with food allergies  may bring food only), no beverages (water bottles must be empty when entering  event, there is a free filtered water station inside), no refunds, no alcohol, no  tobacco, no E-cigarettes, no Juul’s, no outside promotion (including but not  limited to flyers or postcards unless authorized by the event manager in writing),  everyone is subject to search, all bags are subject to search, no smoking and/or  vaping indoors, cannabis consumption permitted in designated areas only,  smoking permitted in designated smoking areas only. PERSONS WILL BE  EJECTED FROM THE FAIR FOR BREAKING RULES OR LAWS WITHOUT  REFUND.  

Expected Behavior 

  • Be considerate and respectful 
  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory or harassing behavior and speech
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants 
  • Alert event organizers if you notice a dangerous situation or someone in distress
  • Mind rules and regulations 
  • Be respectful of families and children to ensure an enjoyable experience for all 

Unacceptable Behavior 

  • Intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning  conduct by any attendee of the event or related event activities. Harassment  may include: offensive verbal or electronic comments related to gender, sexual  orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual  images in public spaces (including presentation slides); deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing, photography or recording; sustained disruption  of sessions, talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact, and any  unwelcome sexual attention. 
  • Physical verbal, or written, abuse, intimidation, threats, annoyance,  harassment, stalking, pushing, shoving or use of any physical force  whatsoever against any person, which in any way creates a disturbance that  is disruptive or dangerous, or creates apprehension in a person, as  determined by management, in their sole discretion. 
  • Possession of a weapon or any item that can be used as a weapon, which  may be used to threaten or cause injury to others if used in a certain manner.
  • Any destruction or vandalizing of personal property or event site or materials.
  • Any boisterous, lewd or offensive behavior or language, using sexually  explicit or offensive language or conduct, profanity, obscene gestures, or  racial, religious or ethnic slurs. 
  • Possessing any open can, bottle or other receptacle containing any alcoholic  beverage. 
  • Possessing any illegal substance, including but not limited to narcotics or  other illegal drugs. 
  • Smoking is not permitted, other than in designated areas. 
  • Assembling for the purpose of, or resulting in, disturbing the peace, or  committing any unlawful act or engaging in any offensive behavior.
  • Any other illegal activity not already covered above. 
  • Failure to obey any of the rules or regulations of the event venues or  instructions of the event staff. 

You are prohibited from bringing outside cannabis and/or paraphernalia into the  Fairgrounds. You are prohibited from consuming cannabis purchased at the Fair  outside of the designated consumption areas. All cannabis leaving the sales and  consumption areas must be in tamper-proof packaging.  

Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior 

Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated whether by an attendee, media,  speaker, volunteer, organizer, venue staff, partner, sponsor, or exhibitor. 

Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If anyone engages in unacceptable behavior, the event organizers will take any action  they deem appropriate, up to and including expulsion from the venue and, if  appropriate, notification and involvement of venue security and Cal Expo law  enforcement. 

Subjected to Unacceptable Behavior? 

If you are subjected to unacceptable behavior, notice that someone else is being  subjected to unacceptable behavior, or have any other concerns, please notify an event organizer as soon as possible. You may request that your report remain  completely confidential. 

Event staff will be available to help fairgoers to contact venue security or Cal Expo  law enforcement, to provide escorts, or to otherwise assist those experiencing  unacceptable behavior to feel safe for the duration of the event. 

You can report unacceptable behavior to any member of staff. 

Staff can be found in the event managers office inside Bldg. 6 or Retail Office in the  backyard of Bldg. 6.  

Cal Expo / CA State Fair Code of Conduct 

Cal Expo and CA State Fair have a Code of Conduct and General Rules posted  on their website for the CA State Fair customers, located at: https:// Attendees are expected to adhere  by these rules at all times