15 days and counting! In this newsletter we’re releasing the placement map, giving you the good word on how to anchor your shade, how you can train to be a ranger, help paint signs or volunteer at the gate. We've also released the sound policy, how to transfer tickets, a list of common questions and finally a 360 view of the site.
Check out the site map: http://www.theforgottencity.org/site-map.html
Theme Camps and Art: Epyk Sound Camp, Jam Camp, Vegas Lounge, Cowboy Camp, Playa Pong, Santuary, Pink Panther Lounge, FC4 Airbrush, Tiki Bar, ATMAsphere Sound Camp, Metropolis, Forgotten Forest, Spiruvious, Rootist Temple, Playa Pong, Swamp and more.
Tickets are still available at $65 per person from http://www.theforgottencity.org/tickets.html. Hurry as we are looking to sell out just prior to the event based on the last minute rush we saw for tickets last year.
Street Sign Assembly day May 11th
Bill & Tara invite you to their house on Saturday, May 11 to help paint and assemble street signs for Forgotten City 4. We have all the supplies, just bring your favorite beverage and creativity, or just bring your ideas and suggestions and cool off in our pool. There will be a meeting for anyone who would like to volunteer for DPW at 3:00PM.
1220 Chapman Dr 89104.
Any questions or comments, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ranger Training in Las Vegas May 18th
We have a green light for Ranger Training in Las Vegas!
It will be Saturday, May 18th, 10am to 5pm, everyone encouraged to hang out afterwards. Peaches will be our lead trainer. Attendance is limited to 30-40 people depending on the venue (tbd) so sign up now! Here's how...
Read this carefully! If you're only training for our regional event, Forgotten City, create an account here: http://rangeroffice.burningman.com/ Additionally you must create your callsign like this: LastnameF13(NR) Still with me? Lastname + First Initial + 13 + (NR) No, you won't be starring in a porno.
Gate Training at Burning Monday May 20th
Training for all gate volunteers will be happening on May 20th at The Arts Factory (107 East Charleston Blvd) at 7pm. Training will include gate procedures, use of the checkin software and reviewing a list of common questions. Its not too late to sign up either, so come by if you are interested. If you cannot make the training, that is ok too. We’ll have some material you can review offline.
Camp Cowboy Ship Needs your Help
They are looking for mini kegs (like the Heineken ones), empty or full. Contact Scott DelGuidice at email@example.com.
The Worlds Most Comfortable Couch needs your help
Get your butt ready for the World's Most Comfortable Couch!! It is one of the art cars currently under construction for FC4. The artist still needs a large appliance motor (such as from a washer or drier) and metal bed frames. If you have something that might work, shout! Contact https://www.facebook.com/toddnick.bnick
The Rootist Temple needs your help
If you have a bean bag, or big pillows that you wouldn't mind lending us for the weekend, we would love for you to bring and leave for the weekend. (Plz remember to pack it in and pack it out). Also, any help with setup or tear down would be appreciated.
Anchoring your Shade
There are really only two options to anchor your shade structure at FC:
Spiked Rebar - If you got a good sledge hammer then you can bash spiked rebar into the ground. ⅜ inch rebar works better than ½ inch and the sharper the better.
Lag Screws - With a good hammer drill and a 10 inch lag screw (about $2 from Home Depothttp://goo.gl/1Pcsd) you can make light work of the hard ground. Here’s a demonstration of how well this works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqVP61Ii0WQ
Events & Stage Performances
Want to be part of the event guide? tell us in one paragraph your blurb about your how you are participating. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bringing out an art installation to The Forgotten City? Then let us know, give us the name of the project and its size and if you like you can get placement and we’ll mention it in the event guide. Just email: email@example.com
To improve everyone’s aural experience at The Forgotten City we’ve put together a sound policy that all participants must follow: http://theforgottencity.org/sound-policy.html . This is particularly applicable to those bringing out generators and for the sound camps.
We have had plenty of inquiries about volunteering for The Forgotten City but there is always more to be done and many hands make light work. So if you’d like to volunteer please fill out thehttp://theforgottencity.org/volunteer-application.html or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Gate: What you Need
- You will need a photo ID for every person in your vehicle
- Your ticket (See below)
- Note: If you have forgotten your ticket you will still be on the list but it will take longer to verify your information
You will have already been emailed unique printable tickets for The Forgotten City that make the job much easier for volunteers checking you in at the gate. They can use their smart phones to scan tickets and verify they are valid. If you have not received your email please contact email@example.com
If you need to transfer or gift your tickets to another person you can do so automatically. Just find your email confirmation and click on the ticket you want to transfer, you must provide the full name of the person you are transferring to and their email address. They will receive a ticket confirmation email once you have completed this process.
What to Bring to The Forgotten City
- Your ticket and photo ID in order to get in the gate and get your wristband
- Reusable cup, plate or bowl (for the pig roast / drinks)
- Tent and camping equipment for two nights
- Spiked rebar, garden stakes or 10 inch lag screws - 95% of the ground is very hard
- Food, drinks, sunscreen and water (there is no vending)
- Trash bag - this is a Leave No Trace event
- Head lamp - to see at night
- Bicycle with light - the area is large and great fun to ride around
- Camp Chair
- Playa Attire
Dogs, Kids and Nudity
Here’s the gist of it: Dogs get hurt by the terrain and loud noises, kids are usually not well catered for due to the nature of some of the forms of participation, and nudity (during the day especially) is called indecent exposure by law enforcement. Please read the FAQ for information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Want to know if you can bring your dog, kid or have a question about rebar? Here’s the list of common questions: http://theforgottencity.org/faq.html
The Forgotten City 360
Here’s a couple of 360 views of the site where The Forgotten City will be held: http://360.io/ZR4nkD