Event Policies

Anyone entering Elite Empire Events (Concert / Pool Parties / Beach Parties and other
related events) must review these regulations and accept and comply with the conditions.
If any of the terms of these general conditions are not followed access to Elite Empire
Events (Concert / Pool Parties / Beach Parties and other related events) will be denied/
refused without refunding the entrance fee.

On arrival at Elite Empire Events (Concert / Pool Parties / Beach Parties and other related
events) every single person must be in possession of a valid Elite Empire Events Bracelet
or a special admission voucher, which is issued by the organizer. One Elite Empire
Events Bracelet is required per person and is only valid on the day or days of the festival
for which you have purchased a ticket or the day(s) indicated on the special admission
voucher. You need to have your bracelet with you at all times
At one of our check-in desks, you will be receiving a bracelet according to the category
you purchased. For Identification purposes you will be asked to show a valid ID if you
can’t meet the minimum Age requirement Access to Elite Empire Events (Concert / Pool
Parties / Beach Parties and other related events) will be denied. No Exceptions and No
The minimum age for entry to any event is 18. In the event the ticket holder is younger
than 18, an adult (18+) must accompany the minor. All other events including but not
limited to Welcome Parties, Beach Parties and Pool Parties are strictly 18 years and older.
We operate a strict entrance policy.
Due to security reasons re-entry during the festival is not possible. If you leave Elite
Empire Events, you cannot re-enter.
Anyone caught forging entry tickets or any other special admission in order to access the
festival will be prosecuted without exception.
All ticket holders, or those issued special admission by the organizer, enters the festival
site at his or her own risk releasing the organizer from any liability, including theft and

The entry ticket or pass is neither exchangeable nor refundable by the organization.
In case of loss or theft of your Elite Empire Events Ticket / Bracelet, this will not be
refunded or replaced.

A valid Ticket must be shown upon entering any event of Elite Empire Entertainment.
The organizer and/or the official ticket vendor reserve the right to check the identity of all
those who attend the festival. You must be able to provide valid ID if requested by a
member of security or crew. If you are not able to show a valid ID, access to Elite Empire
Events’s Concert and/or Welcome Party, Pool Party & Beach Party can be denied without
the right to refund the entrance fee.
A valid ID is an international identity card or a valid driver license. Copies will NOT be
accepted. The surveillance law is applicable here.

Access to Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or Welcome Party, Pool Party & Beach
Party is prohibited or refused to people who:
Are clearly under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other stimulant.
Have been banned from events before, imposed by either the organizer or the
administrative or legal authorities.
Are believed to show intent to disturb peace or to provoke such a thing by inciting
assault, hatred, rage, etc.
Resist the control and non-systematic search by the festival's security guards and security
Refuse to declare objects that are considered to be dangerous or off-limits by the
festival's security services (see article 7).
In any way act in violation of the provisions of one or more articles of these internal

All ticket holders, or those issued special admission, which wish to enter the festival
grounds must submit to the ticket or special admission validation. It is possible that you
will be searched on entering Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or Welcome Party, Pool
Party & Beach Party.
The security guards can ask all ticket holders, or those issued special admission, of the
same sex to voluntarily submit themselves to a superficial inspection of clothing and
luggage, in order to detect objects that may, when brought to the festival grounds and/,
disrupt the course of the festival or the campsite, jeopardies the safety of other festival
goers and disturb the peace.

The security guards reserve the right to confiscate these objects and hand them over to
local authorities.

Access control is based on the applicable law for this purpose aimed at tracking weapons
or dangerous items. If these items were to be present on the festival premises it could
have a negative impact on the smooth operation of the event or jeopardies the safety of
the festivalgoers.
It is forbidden for all ticket holders, or those issued special admission, presenting
themselves at the entrance to Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or Welcome Party, Pool
Party & Beach Party, as well as those present on Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or
Welcome Party, Pool Party & Beach Party to bring, have somebody else bring or be in
possession of the following objects:
– Own drinks or food, bottles, glasses, drugs or stimulants and the like.
– People who require nutrients or medication for medical reasons (e.g. diabetes) must be
in possession of a medical certificate.
– Deodorant or perfume in big bottles or sprays (cosmetics which are a normal shape and
size are allowed -max size 50ml).
– Any apparatus (umbrella, sunshade, tripod for (video) camera, cane) considered
dangerous by the security services to other festivalgoers may be refused.
– Projectiles or explosives in solid, liquid or gaseous form.
– Inflammable products or materials and sprays.
– Pyrotechnical objects such as Bengal lights etc.
– Any weapon or dangerous, sharp or bruising object, which could be used in such a way
(sticks, chains, stabbing or thrust weapons and the like)
– Banners or items with discriminating and/or provocative texts and/or expressions that
can be used as a means to disturb the peace, endanger the safety of the crowd and/or
inflict damage to people and goods.
– Every item that can be used as a means to disturb the peace, endanger the safety of the
crowd and/or inflict damage to people and goods.
Making fire is prohibited.
– Everybody who enters the festival site agrees to comply with the general conditions. –
Access to the festival site will be denied to everybody who does not follow these rules.
Animals are not allowed on the festival grounds or on the campsite. (Except for guide
It is absolutely not allowed to enter the Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or Welcome
Party, Pool Party & Beach Party with drones nor fly over the event zone.

What’s allowed?
Guide dogs for people with visual disability
Simple disposable or pocket cameras
Folding umbrellas without pin (no parasols),
Plastic and blankets to sit on
Sunscreen lotion and cosmetic products (max. 50ml), deodorant (only roll-sticks no spray
Small backpacks or bag.
Refreshment water in a sprayer
“Selfie-sticks” are only allowed when these are not longer than 1 meter. These sticks
have to be created to be used for photography only and no other purposes.

On the festival grounds, it is strictly forbidden for ticket holders, or those issued special
admission to:
Try to access restricted sections or to be in sections of the site which are restricted, in
accordance to their entry ticket or special admission, such as production rooms, artists’
zone, neutral and VIP zones, press rooms, offices, backstage etc. Climb tents,
constructions, fences, closures, lighting columns, tables, benches or any other
infrastructure of the site. Obstruct entrances, exits and evacuation routes and/or to linger
at these locations any longer than strictly necessary for entering or exiting the site.
Disguise them to avoid being recognized, to disturb the peace and to compromise the
safety of the general public.
Sell drinks, food or any other product without the express consent of the organizer.
Throw or shoot with any object or liquid or any other product in loose or gaseous form.
Smoke in the non-smoking areas. Urinate in public.
All vehicles that are on the site must be equipped with a sticker, issued by the
organization. Offenders will be towed at the expense of the offender.

Texts, symbols, images, gestures and obscene language inciting racism, xenophobia,
provocation and discrimination are forbidden at the festival grounds and campsite.

Festival-goers must heed the directions of the organizer or those people appointed or
mandated by the organizer at all times while on the Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or
Welcome Party, Pool Party & Beach Party. Failure to comply will lead to removal from
the Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or Welcome Party, Pool Party & Beach Party. If

necessary, the organizer may call on the police.
The ticket holder agrees to adhere to the conditions imposed by the organizer in relation
to peace and safety during the event.
Festival goers who are removed from the festival grounds and/ for any of the
aforementioned reasons will be denied access to the festival grounds for the remainder of
the festival, even if they are in possession of a new entry ticket or special admission.
In the case that the organizer denies somebody access to Elite Empire Events’s Concert
and/or Welcome Party, Pool Party & Beach Party, the former is entitled to divest that
person of his entry ticket/bracelet and to deny that person further access in order to
prevent that person from trying to enter the site. If the organizer has that person removed
from the site, the former is not obliged to refund the ticket.

For safety reasons the organizer reserves the right to:
Interrupt or stop the festival.
Provisionally keep the festival visitors on the site at the end of the festival.
Totally or partially vacate the site.
Deny access to the site regardless of the possession of a valid entry ticket.
The organizer may be forced to alter the program or the timetable of the festival. In this
case the entry ticket remains valid and is neither exchangeable nor refundable.

In accordance with the law of 8 December 1992 on 'The protection of privacy in relation
to the processing of personal data, modified by the Act of 11 December 1998 transposing
Directive 95/46/EC of 24 October 1995 of the European Parliament and the Council on
the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the
free movement of such data’ the festival goer is informed that the organizer is collecting
data because of security reasons and processes these in a database. This law regulates the
processing and the right to consult personal data. The organizer can use the personal data
obtained by purchasing the entry ticket for promotional purposes. All personal data of
these records are according to the regulations of the law of 8/12/1992 on the protection of
The visitor has the right to object the processing of data for promotional purposes.
Therefor he can contact the organizer. As a visitor you can also request to modify or
improve your data. This will be free of charge.
By attending the event every person gives their express consent to the fact that he or she
may be photographed and filmed and that these images can be registered and stored. This
includes any film, photograph, audio and/or audiovisual recording. The organizer can use

these pictures and footage to promote Elite Empire Events’s Concert and/or Welcome
Party, Pool Party & Beach Party, These pictures or footage too. Registering and storing
these images by the police and/or organizer also takes place with the aim to ensure the
security and safety of festivalgoers and the enforcement of and compliance with the
safety regulations on the festival grounds.
The processing of the images aims to prevent crimes and violations to these internal
regulations and act as means to identify, track down and facilitate sanctioning the
Pictures or movies made by festivalgoers on the site may not be used for commercial or
public purposes, unless with written consent from the organizer.

The recreation area, where Elite Empire Events takes place, is situated in a nature area.
That’s why we would ask that all festivalgoers do everything in their power to make sure
the festival ground stays as clean as possible.
The collecting points for garbage on the festival ground will be clearly indicated. Use
these points to dump your cups. You can also find garbage containers at the Welcome
Party, Pool Party & Beach Parties.
Please use them as much as possible and stay green.
The toilets at Elite Empire Events’s events are free to use. There will be hand sanitizers
available. The toilets will also be cleaned regularly. It is forbidden to urinate out in the

Decoration at Elite Empire Events
We invest a lot of effort and manpower in decorating the festival area, which contributes
to the total Elite Empire Events experience. Therefore we ask each and every one of you
to show some respect for all the decoration! People who disobey this and who tear down
any of the decorations will be accompanied to the entrance and re-entry will be strictly

To get access to Elite Empire Events (Concert / Pool Parties / Beach Parties and other
related events) you need to wear your own, bracelet, otherwise access will be denied.
Once you have received your personal bracelet, your bracelet will be your only way of
accessing Elite Empire Events Concert and/or Welcome Party, Pool Party & Beach Party.

The confirmation e-mail will not give you access to the festival. In case of theft, loss or
damage, tickets and /or bracelets will not be replaced, nor refunded and access will not be

Elite Empire Events Ticket
Only buy your tickets from the authorized sale channel or www.eliteempire.events
Tickets you have obtained otherwise will be cancelled. Do not buy your ticket on the
street. It may have been forged.
If the organization cannot not send you the e-ticket due to incorrect data, filled in during
registration/ purchase, the shipping costs will not be refunded.
In case of loss or theft of your Elite Empire Events bracelet / ticket, this will not be
refunded or replaced. Access to the festival can be denied at all times by the organization.
Festival tickets must not be used for commercial or promotional reasons without prior
permission from the organizer.
Festival tickets can't be resold. It's only permitted to exchange tickets through the official
Exchange Desk. Festival tickets that appear to have been resold will not be valid and will
not grant the holder access to the festival. The organizer and/or the official ticket vendor
reserve the right to invalidate festival tickets as soon as they notice that festival tickets
have been resold or purchased in a fraudulent manner. Expenses arising from such
cancellation will be recovered from the buyer. It is forbidden by the Law to resell a ticket
in order to make a deal of profit. This includes complimentary tickets. A third buyer will
never be allowed to enter the festival.
Line-up changes are no ground for a full or partial refund of the festival ticket.
Forgery of a festival ticket or bracelet is liable to prosecution.
The organizers and/or the official ticket vendor reserve the right to check the identity of
all festivalgoers.
Tickets purchased in a fraudulent manner can be canceled. Buyer will receive full refund
with exception of administrative cost.

The festival is recorded for TV. You might be filmed. By arriving at the festival / pool
party / beach party you give the organization silent approval to multiply, exploit and
broadcast these images/ photos

At the festival site there will be camera surveillance according to the law of 21 March
2007. Photo and small video cameras are allowed at the festival and its side events.

You are not allowed to distribute flyers or posters during the festival, nor on the street, at
Pool Party / Beach Party or on the festival ground. If you want to promote one of your
events, we can offer you the opportunity to place an advertisement in the Elite Empire
Events newsletter that is distributed amongst the festivalgoers.

Zero Tolerance drugs policy
Elite Empire Events operates a zero tolerance policy regarding drugs.
It is forbidden to use, deal and/or to be in possession of drugs on the festival grounds and
pool party or beach party. If you are caught using and/or dealing drugs or if you are found
in possession of drugs, you will be forced to leave the premises. We will keep a keen eye
out to make sure that everyone adheres to this rule.
If you need to take prescribed medication due to health problems, you need to be in
possession of a valid medical certificate. We can only allow these specific medications if
you can present a valid medical certificate at the entrance.
Everyone must follow the instructions of security and crew at all times. If you are in
suspicion of a prohibited offence at the festival ground and/ security will be allowed to
search; if you refuse an inspection access to the festival ground and/ will be denied.

Official Elite Empire Events merchandise is only available on the festival grounds and
the official Elite Empire Events website.

There will be no ATM machines available at the festival. At most of the drink/food ticket
desks you will be able to pay with maestro card or credit card if you are not carrying

People with disability
Elite Empire Events goes to every effort to make the festival accessible for people with a
disability. We have paid a lot of attention to the accessibility of the festival site and its
Special reserved parking spaces are available upon proof of a valid blue parking card by
contacting the organization at least 7 days before the festival. At the main entrance of the
Renaissance there will be an elevator especially for those people with a disability. Two
people will be allowed to accompany him/her through this entrance. Guide dogs are
allowed on the festival grounds. Make sure they are easily recognizable.
Should you wish to make use of the aforementioned facilities, have a handicap and are
facing problems to which you can’t find a solution, or if you would just like some more
information about this issue then please send an e-mail to info@islandtakeover.com

Crowd surfing prohibited
Just like like all big festivals around the world, crowd surfing is prohibited. Removal
from the festival grounds in the event of non-compliance with this rule will be the logical
outcome. The grounds of this choice were very clear to everyone after the initial year
when this prohibition was in force. People in the front rows are finally able to enjoy once
more what is happening on stage and no longer have to protect their heads and limbs at
all times. It is a great deal safer and more agreeable for everybody and the risk of injuries
is significantly lower.

Loss or damage
The artists and the organizers of Elite Empire Events cannot be held accountable for
damage, loss or theft nor for any other accident.



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