The Bearadise Code of Conduct is here to protect and ensure everyone has a favorable time at the event.

All Attendees, Volunteers and Staff:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Attendees gender must be that of a male and present themselves as a male. The Sooner Bears embrace and welcome our Trans brothers to join us at Bearadise.

  • This niche/affinity event is designed for the Gay Bear community, their admirers, friends, and allies.

  • Must provide a valid and unexpired government-issued photo ID (driver license, state ID card) or Passport which provides a recognizable photo of you and clearly states your date of birth. For our International guests, please provide your Passport. If there is any doubt in determining your date of birth or age, the Sooner Bears may refuse your entry to the event. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age. Registrants who are unable to provide the required proof of age will not be allowed to receive their registration packet or attend the event, and will not receive a refund of registration or hotel fees.

  • Understand that Bearadise Registration is not transferable.

  • You are entirely responsible and liable for all activities conducted by you. 

Below are some, though not all, violations that may result in the refusal of your registration and/or removal from the event by members of the Sooner Bears/Bearadise Team/ Security/ Hotel / Bars or other Venues or agents acting on their behalf.  By submitting your registration to Bearadise, you agree to the following rules of conduct.

You agree to the following:

  • Will conduct yourself in a reasonable manner in the public areas.

  • Will not possess, use, sell, barter, gift or bring any controlled/illegal/illicit drugs or drug paraphernalia to any Bearadise event, activity, hotel, bar or other facilities. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Hotels will press charges and evict you from the premises without warning or reimbursement of fees. Violation of this item will result in permanent ban from attending Bearadise or any Sooner Bear event for life.

  • No public nudity (complete coverage of genitals and butt crack – jock straps do not satisfy this)

  • No solicitation for sex for payment, money, barter or favors (also known as prostitution, escorting, etc…)

  • No unwelcome or unruly sexual advances to attendees or employees of hosting facilities. No means No!

  • No public urinating or defecating!

  • Keep public displays of affection respectable!

  • Control drinking of alcoholic beverages (public intoxication is illegal and is a misdemeanor offense punishable by arrest)

  • Resolve situations without the use of abusive, verbal or physical confrontations.

  • Embrace and Celebrate Diversity: we are a group of many sizes, many nationalities, many types of physical attributes including hair and skin, various ages as we are a community of many generations, respects Federally protected health statuses – knowing that we have responsibilities and moral obligations and we strive to be stigma-free, we refrain from bullying and we call out injustice. This is a safe place for all. 

(1) Agree not to hold Sooner Bears/Sooner Charities/Bearadise, its officers, membership, guests, sponsors, volunteers, or any commercial establishment or its staff used in conjunction with this event responsible for any loss or injury either to their property or their person while participating in this event.

(2) Are fully responsible for any damages they may cause to the hotel property or commercial establishments used during this event.

(3) Are fully responsible for any guests that you allow into the hotel property, including any damages caused to the property, until such person(s) leave(s) the property. 

(4) Will not indulge in actions that could be considered discriminatory or racist. 

(5) Will grant Sooner Bears, Bearadise, and anyone designated by such the right to use their likeness, image, voice and appearance whether recorded on or transferred to videotape, film, slides, photographs, or other media, for publication, broadcast or use on the web. 

(6) It is further understood that this is a public event and that Sooner Bears, Bearadise,  nor anyone can not control people from making pictures public. Attendees should use good judgment, discretion and respect people’s privacy before posting, tagging or sharing pictures with other people or on social media sites. 

(7) Understand that the failure to follow any one of these guidelines is grounds for being escorted away from and/or being asked to leave the event without a refund of registration or hotel room fees.

Continued failure to comply may additionally result in being banned from future events.