The below events will be rewarded with participation tickets that they can put into the prize drawings at the event. You must be fully registered for and attend the event to participate in the prize drawings. Couples who register at the couple rate are considered 1 person only participating.
The Wispy Unicorn & You – Download the below photo and print it out in color on an 8-1/2 x 11 paper in landscape mode (sideways) to fill the paper. Glue to poster board or cardboard to give her some rigidity and cut out. Give your unicorn a name and write it across her. You will be taking selfies with your Wispy Unicorn as you prepare, travel and attend Mouse Expo. We will give you info later on where you’ll text these photos to. See below for participation opportunities.
You will receive 5 Participation tickets per photo for the following:
Up to four Wispy Unicorn and You photos as you are preparing for Expo (for example working on contests or packing).
Up to four Wispy Unicorn and You photos as you travel to Mouse Expo (bonus tickets for famous landmarks).
Up to four Wispy Unicorn and You photos for pictures taken at Farmer’s Market on Thursday night in downtown SLO.
Up to four Wispy Unicorn and You photos for pictures taken at local landmarks on Friday in SLO.
Pictures can be taken in groups with everyone receiving participation tickets, but you must all be holding your unicorn.
Wispy Unicorn Scavenger Hunt – We will post just before the event a scavenger hunt where you will need to take photos of you and your Wispy Unicorn at specific locations, with specific items or with specific people. Five participation tickets for each task completed. You may do this as a group, but everyone needs to have their unicorn in the photo to receive credit.
Fairy Tea Time – We are having a Fairy Tea in the Wee Enchanted Forest on Saturday during the day. If you bring your own tea cup you will get 25 participation tickets. These must be proper tea cups and saucers, not a coffee mug. Now you can put your grandmother’s china to good use. We will have a small number of teacups that can be purchased for $5 going to our charity fund if you forget or do not have one.
Room Decorating – Decorate your room in the theme and get 10 participation tickets per person registered to the room (no more than 4). Sign up at registration so we will know to stop by your room and check it out.
Random Acts of Goodness – Get tickets for doing something nice, like bringing table favors for your table mates, sharing your tickets, helping out, etc.
Activity Stations – More info as theme develops.
Games – Earn participation tickets for various games throughout the event.
Random Giveaways – You will have the chance to earn random tickets throughout the event. Lots of opportunities!
Theme related – If you wear something theme related on Saturday, you will earn tickets.
Echoes of Hope Supply Drive – Serving emancipated foster youth. (Note: They have not posted their annual supply drive yet this year. If they are no longer in need of these supplies, we will donate them to the Volunteers of America homeless teens program.) Bring an item from the following list and receive 5 tickets for each type of item… Backpacks, Duffel Bags, Notebooks, Folders, Binders, Pens, Mechanical Pencils, Highlighters, Pencil Pouches, Post-it Notes, Index Cards, Flash Drives, New Towels, Soap & Body Wash, Deodorant, Shampoo & Conditioner, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Floss, Hand Sanitizer, Body Lotion, Razors, Shaving Cream, Tissues, Pain Relievers, Shower Caddies, Toiletry Bags, Gift Cards (groceries & restaurants). Keep your receipts at Echoes of Hope is a 501(c)3 tax deductible organization. Bring these to registration on Friday night or drop off on Saturday during the breaks with the Participation crew.
Sunday Funday – No voting involved, but make something fun to show on Sunday morning that is theme related.