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PAniC General Meeting – February 2015

Our next general meeting is slowly approaching! come join us in recapping the last month, accompanied with reports from all board members.

Agenda
• Board reports
• Review of suggested PAniC Inc. constitution changes
• Voting on PAniC Inc. Constitution changes
• General Discussion

Current constitution can be found here. Proposed constitution changes that will be voted on at this GM can be found here. Any further submissions on proposed constitutional changes must be received by midnight 26/02/2015.

PAniC needs you!

 

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The PAniC committee are still looking for volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering your time during the Ani-Games Showdown, we would really appreciate your support. In return, you will get a discounted $15 entry, lunch and water over the two days, and a complimentary membership for 3 years! (Current members will receive a complimentary renewal)

To apply for volunteering:

– Have a look at our Volunteers Code of Conduct Policy

– Fill out this survey (to help us assign you in a suitable area)

– Fill out a volunteer application form

– Fill out a membership form

– E-mail what day/times you are available, to the Volunteers Co-ordinator, Christina Lee at volunteers@panic-wa.org.

Listed below are the different areas that we need people to assist us with at the event:

Front of House – Team 1
This team will be in charge of maintaining the queue into the venue and making sure that the patrons know which line to queue in. This team needs volunteers with loud and clear voices and public speaking skills.

Front of House – Team 2
This team will be in charge of patrolling the meeting rooms as well as patrolling the walkways leading to the venue area and within the venue from one area to another including the loading bay dock. They will be manning barricades and entry/exit points to ensure that patrons enter through the right entrance. Previous experience in the screening and panels area of a convention will be valued as you will also be manningthe rooms. This team will need volunteers who are comfortable with public speaking.

Ticketing Support Team
We will need volunteers to support the Ticketmaster staff processing payments for checking PAniC memberships and ensuring that memberships are valid. Volunteers in this area will also be supporting Ticketmaster ushers in assisting patrons at this event. They will also be serving as lift attendants at the venue itself.

Cosplay Team
Cosplay will include marshalling, manning the cosplay comp registration desk as we will be accepting competition entrants on the day. There will be ushering duties in the viewing area for the cosplay competition as well. This team will need volunteers who are comfortable with public speaking and organizational skills.

Props Team
The props team at this event will escort those with props to the props storage area as well as man the props storage area for the duration of the event. During the cosplay competition they will will assist in getting props on and off stage from the props storage area.

Traders Floor Team
The traders floor team is to assist the floor manager in managing the traders floor space. This may include assisting with trader enquiries, patron enquiries as well as patrolling the floor to ensure it is a safe environment for the traders and general public.

PAniC HQ
PAniC HQ is where the Pocky and Ramune sales will be happening. We will need volunteers to assist with patron enquiries.

Media
The media team is in charge of taking photographs and videos during the event.

Logistics
Logistics will mainly be assisting with set up and set down as well as assisting the Logistics Coordinator during the event.

Gamezone
The volunteers in this area will be supporting the main event with the showdown. It will mainly be assisting patrons with enquiries regarding the consoles, bag checks and all duties regarding the gaming area.

** Please send the application forms through by midnight 18/02/2015. **

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Results of the Race Around Perth

Thank you to everyone who entered our Race Around Perth this weekend. It was a great turn out with ten teams competing for some awesome prizes and bragging rights up for grabs.

This year first place was taken out by the team “The 40%”. They won some great prizes including a double pass to the Doctor Who Symphonic Orchestra. Team Wildcats took second place, also scoring themselves Doctor Who tickets.

Every team did a great job, and thank you to all the volunteers who helped out on the day.
Don’t forget about our upcoming event Panic Presents: Ani-Games Showdown on 21-22 February 2015 at the HBF Arena, Joondalup. There will be lots of fun to be had for everyone! Activities include; Games, Cosplay, Panels and lots of local businesses and artists in our traders area. Click here to pre-purchase your tickets so you don’t miss out!

PAniC needs you!

 

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To help raise funds to make Wai-Con 2016 a reality, PAniC is presenting the Ani-games Showdown, and PAniC needs the support of volunteers to make this fundraising event a success so that Wai-Con 2016 can happen.Tickets for volunteers are discounted to $15 to cover food costs and you will be given a free membership (or renewal if you currently have one)

Listed below are the position descriptions for this event:

Front of House – Team 1
This team will be in charge of maintaining the queue into the venue and making sure that the patrons know which line to queue in. This team needs volunteers with loud and clear voices and public speaking skills.

Front of House – Team 2
This team will be in charge of patrolling the meeting rooms as well as patrolling the walkways leading to the venue area and within the venue from one area to another including the loading bay dock. They will be manning barricades and entry/exit points to ensure that patrons enter through the right entrance. Previous experience in the screening and panels area of a convention will be valued as you will also be manning
the rooms. This team will need volunteers who are comfortable with public speaking.

Ticketing Support Team
We will need volunteers to support the Ticketmaster staff processing payments for checking PAniC memberships and ensuring that memberships are valid. Volunteers in this area will also be supporting
Ticketmaster ushers in assisting patrons at this event. They will also be serving as lift attendants at the venue itself.

Cosplay Team
Cosplay will include marshalling, manning the cosplay comp registration desk as we will be accepting competition entrants on the day. There will be ushering duties in the viewing area for the cosplay competition as well. This team will need volunteers who are comfortable with public speaking and organizational skills.

Props Team
The props team at this event will escort those with props to the props storage area as well as man the props storage area for the duration of the event. During the cosplay competition they will will assist in getting props on and off stage from the props storage area.

Traders Floor Team
The traders floor team is to assist the floor manager in managing the traders floor space. This may include assisting with trader enquiries, patron enquiries as well as patrolling the floor to ensure it is a safe environment for the traders and general public.

PAniC HQ
PAniC HQ is where the Pocky and Ramune sales will be happening as well as where the Marketing Coordinator will be headquartered. We will need volunteers to assist with patron enquiries.

Media
The media team is in charge of taking photographs and videos during the event.

Logistics
Logistics will mainly be assisting with set up and set down as well as assisting the Logistics Coordinator during the event.

Gamezone
The volunteers in this area will be supporting the main event with the showdown. It will mainly be assisting patrons with enquiries regarding the consoles, bag checks and all duties regarding the gaming area.

To apply for volunteering:
– fill out the survey below so that you are assigned in a suitable area.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9NTFSMK

– E-mail your availability, application form and Membership Form to Christina Lee at volunteers@panic-wa.org.

Application need to by received by 15/02/2015.

Amendment to Constition

In the General Meeting on 24/01/2015 there was a proposed PAniC Inc. Constitution amendment written by (Chairperson of SGM) Wade Allen and the board members in compliance with the continuing action on SGM Motion #4 and a corresponding news post (Facebook and website) asking for public submissions on proposed changes to the PAniC Inc. Constitution for review and voting on at our next PAniC Inc. General Meeting. Current constitution can be found here. Proposed constitution changes that will be voted on at the next GM can be found here

General Meeting #1; Sub-Committee applications for 2014/2015 NOW OPEN

It’s that time of year, where we enter into the public forum once again, we invite you all to join us at this years first;
General Meeting.

where we will discuss

  • The Convention just gone,
  • we will review your feedback
  • any possible changes for next year
  • Fundraising options
  • general business and most importantly;
  • The new Sub-Committee interviews
    (To Apply for a Sub-Committee position or to learn about the roles please refer to the links below!)We hope you can all join us on- Sunday the 18th of May at 2PM
    – The Freemason lodge; South Perth
    (corner of Forrest and York streets South Perth)

Click here to apply for Sub-Committee 2014!

OR

Click here to Learn about the different Sub-Committee Positions

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Annual PAniC Ball

Come along and dance the night away! It’s your chance to dress to the nines, try out that formal cosplay that you’ve been looking forward to, or just throw a suit/dress on and hang out with the Wai-Con crowd at the formal event of the year!

Tables seat 8 and are strictly limited – don’t wait or you’ll miss out!

Tickets are $99 plus booking fee. Please specify any meal requirements and anyone else you wish to be on your table when you book.

You can buy tickets here!

WHEN: 17th August 2013, 7pm til midnight!
VENUE:
THE OLD BREWERY
173 Mounts Bay Road
Perth Western Australia

MENU:
Entree – Roast dorper lamb saddle, saffron & olive potato, lemon & garlic dressing
Main 1 – Seared snapper with pan-fried goats cheese gnocchi, with roast tomato, parsley & radicchio
Main 2 – Grilled beef fillet, with roast pumpkin & potato gratin, sautéed green beans, jus
Dessert – Individual valrhona chocolate & almond puddings, pistachio ice cream, chocolate sauce

Dietary requests able to be accommodated.

(Main courses are alternate drop.)

EVENT IS 18+ – HAVE YOUR ID READY!

If you have any questions at all, please feel free to email Allan at events@panic-wa.org

We look forward to seeing you there!