Fast Track : Arisia’s Con-Within-A-Con for Kids!

Arisia's Kids' program, known as Fast Track, is designed as a con-within-a-con for kids aged 6 - 12. We offer a wide variety of program items, including crafts, costuming, a magic show, science, exercises, discussions, demonstrations, storytelling, and games. Please see the program listing for all Fast Track specific programming. A printout of all Fast Track programming, including a programming grid specific to Fast Track, will be available at the front desk of Fast Track during the con.

Fast Track Memberships

Green Ribbon (“Comet”, Free Roaming): 9-12 years old with guardian permission to roam the Con; does not require adult supervision in convention spaces.

Red Ribbon (“Satellite”, Non-Roaming): Children with Fast Track memberships who may be unsupervised in Fast Track but may not leave without being signed out by an approved adult.

Things to Know Before Leaving Young Fans in Fast Track

Fast Track is not child care and cannot provide snacks and meals. Arrangements must be made to feed your children. No food is allowed in the Fast Track area.

You are responsible for picking up your child by the time Fast Track closes. Children with a red ribbon may only be picked up by an adult listed on the release form. Children not picked up within half an hour of Fast Track’s closing will be brought to The Watch (Convention Security) to ensure the safety of the child. Repeatedly not picking up your child on time will result in the revocation of the child’s Fast Track membership (to be replaced with a Kid-in-Tow membership).

Any child who excessively misbehaves or engages in inappropriate, disruptive, or dangerous behavior is subject to having free-roaming privileges or their entire membership revoked.

Attendance Policy

If you are a..

Your Fast Track access is...

Child under six (6) or Kid in Tow (KiT)

Only when accompanied by their parent/guardian or another adult or teen whose name has been provided to Fast Track

Child aged six to eight (6-8) with a Fast Track membership

  • Allowed to attend unaccompanied
  • May not leave without an authorized adult.

Child aged nine to twelve (9-12) with a Fast Track membership

  • Allowed to attend unaccompanied
  • Allowed to leave without an adult if guardian consent is given.

Adult wanting to volunteer

Allowed pending approval from Fast Track Area Head and Staff Services.

Adult to participate in an activity with a child

Allowed while accompanying a child.

Adult to participate in an activity without a child

No admittance.