View Full Version : STAFF CALL: Wondercon 2012

02-09-2012, 06:54 PM
Cryptozoic is now taking applications for sponsorship to Wondercon 2012 in Anaheim, CA. We are looking for two extremely reliable volunteers that have experience with all of our currently released games and/or willing to learn how to play and demo them! Wondercon will be held Friday, March 16th through Sunday, March 18th.

800 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802

Wondercon 2012

The sponsorship application window begins on Thursday 9 February 2012, and will close on Thursday 16 February 2012. DUE TO TIMING ISSUES THIS IS AN EXTREMELY SHORT STAFF CALL!

If you would like to apply for sponsorship, you must email volunteers@cryptozoic.com. Please put “Wondercon 2012 Sponsorship" in the subject line.

Here is some useful information:

Flight and hotel will be covered.

• You will be provided lunch or a small stipend. No other costs will be covered.
• Volunteers are expected to wear nice, clean black slacks with black shoes. Additionally, you will be issued two Cryptozoic judge shirts if you have not already received one (from working a previous event). If you fail to meet the dress code, you will be asked to remedy the situation and if you cannot, you will not be asked to attend other shows on behalf of Cryptozoic. Non-judge staff will be expected to wear nice, clean blue jeans (with no holes, not tattered, no rips) and a Cryptozoic Event Staff shirt. If you have not received one yet, you will be given two.

Here are the requirements:

• Must be 18 years of age or older.
• Willing to work the entire event.
• Days will be 8-10 hours.
• Able to lift heavy objects and perform other physically demanding jobs relating to tournament setup.
• Must be friendly and have a positive attitude.
• Willing and able to assist the event staff as required with additional duties, which may include registration, table clothes, floor maintenance, radio check-in/out, breaking down of event materials, packing pallets at the end of the event, etc…
• Must be able to respond to emails within 48 hours with regards to travel arrangements.
• Must know all of Cryptozoic's current board and card games or willing and able to learn them to run demos.

Here is what we need in your email:

Please send your sponsorship request to volunteers@cryptozoic.com, include “Wondercon 2012 Sponsorship” in the subject line.
• Your full name (as it’s listed on your photo ID or passport).
• Your CZE ID.
• The day you are able to depart to the event.
• Your email address.
• Your shirt size and if you have not received one yet.
• Your date of birth.
• Your complete mailing address and phone number.
• List of events you have worked for Cryptozoic.
• Airport you would fly out of if flight sponsorship is needed.
• Emergency contact information and drug allergies.
• Do you have the necessary Passports?
• Any special requirements you have.
• Your CZEV# (if you are a Champion)
• Remember to include the name of event that you are requesting sponsorship for in the subject line.

What is expected?

• You will bring three days’ worth of appropriate attire.
• You will be doing demos of Cryptozoic games all three days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This will require long days with almost no breaks.
• You will prepare for the event thoroughly. This means having a good understanding of the rules of each game and the ability to answer most questions.

What is NOT paid for (partial list of common assumptions)?

• Food (Each person will receive either lunch or one small stipend each day).
• Taxi fares, bus fares, parking, etc.
• Additional room costs (room service, movies, laundry, etc).
• Ticket change fees (if you change your ticket, you pay all related fees).

Hotel Info:

• If you receive hotel sponsorship, you will be sharing a hotel room with at least one other person working the event.
• Spouses, friends, volunteers, players, significant others are not permitted.
• Your hotel will be paid for starting the day before the event and last until the day after the event. If you wish to stay longer or arrive earlier, you must arrange for this yourself.

Important Notes:

• This is not like a vacation, this is like work. It can be very rewarding and valuable, but it is hard work.
• If you are not chosen, don't take it personally. There are only two slots for this event.

Please send your sponsorship request to volunteers@cryptozoic.com. The deadline to apply is Thursday February 16th.

Judge/Volunteers who work the entire event will receive the following gifts:
3 displays of product from a recent set
2 Twilight Citadel foil promo cards
2 King Genn Greymane foil promo cards
2 Trade Prince Gallywix foil promo cards
2 Prince Anduin Wrynn foil promo cards
2 Saurfang the Younger foil promo cards
2 Korkron Vanguard foil promo cards
1 Rare Loot card from a recent set
1 Uncommon Loot card from a recent set
3 Common Loot cards from a recent set
2 Dungeon Deck Treasure Pack
Various other Cryptozoic things (in the past has included: CZE Lanyard, Sleeves, and other cool stuff)

Event hours are:

Friday, March 16: 11:30am to 7:00pm
Saturday, March 17: 9:30am to 7:00pm
Sunday, March 18: 10:30am to 5:00pm

02-09-2012, 07:21 PM
What the hell, applied!

02-09-2012, 08:00 PM
Always willing to help!

02-09-2012, 10:12 PM
"Please send your sponsorship request to volunteers@cryptozoic.com, include “PAX East 2012” in the subject line." I think you mean Wondercon 2012. =) I'll send in my application.

02-10-2012, 08:09 AM
I would love to do this. Unfortunately it is too close to my birthday. :(

02-13-2012, 03:17 PM
App is away...crossing fingers!

02-13-2012, 10:39 PM
Comic convention? No way. I actually go to those. Looking forward to seeing some judge friends there, though!