No functional props or weapons are allowed at NJHC. Simulated or costume weapons are allowed as a part of your costume, subject to prior approval by security and compliance with the following: All costume props and weapons must be inspected by security. All costume props and weapons must conform to state and federal law. Projectile costume props and weapons must be rendered inoperable. Costume swords must be tied to your costume in such a way that they can’t be drawn. Costumes featuring stilts must be approved by security. At certain times, due to crowds and safety issues, people in oversized costumes may be asked to leave the floor.