Frequently Asked Questions
What's the best way to get to Orlando?
There are two airports in Orlando. Orlando International (MCO) and Orlando Sanford International (SFB). Both are around 25 min. and approximately 15 miles from the University of Central Florida where the workshop will be held. Both are major airports, but it should be mentioned that SFB is the central hub for Allegiant Air which often has extremely affordable rates from numerous cities across the US. We highly recommend checking to see if they fly from a city near you. www.allegiantair.com
Likewise, MCO is a Southwest favorite destination. Check out www.southwest.com for great deals with free checked bags.
Where's the best place to stay?
The Doubletree Orlando East- UCF Area is just a Half mile (approximately 10 min Walk) from the Theatre Building on campus where the workshop will be held. They have graciously agreed to honor a block rate for those attending the Tourist Trap workshop. Those who wish to book rooms at the hotel will pay only $119 a night which includes access to the entire onsite breakfast bar each day as long as you book by Jan 3rd at 5pm EST. Rooms with double beds that sleep up to 4 are available at this rate. Simply mention that you are attending the Tourist Trap Stage Combat Workshop at the time of your reservation. Reserve by calling 407-275-9000.
Can I get certified?
Unfortunately, due to the two day length of the workshop, we are unable to offer any Skills Proficiency Test classes. However, for those of you who wish to renew any previous weapons recognition, we will offer renewals in each of the eight SAFD weapons. *Renewal fees will be paid separately and are not included in tuition for the workshop.
How much is the workshop?
Great question! The breakdown for the cost of workshop is below. Prices include a non-refundable deposit of $70. No refund requests will be considered within 2 weeks of the workshop. (A more complete refund policy is presented to you at the time of ticket purchase.) if the workshop is cancelled for health & safety reasons you will have the option of a refund or to Move your tuition to 2024.
Early Registration (Dec. 26): $250
Full Weekend Registration: $295
SAFD Member/Union Affiliation: $265
Single Day Registration (Sat or Sun): $160
Ask about our Group Rate for 4 or more committed attendees to save even more!
What sort of classes will be offered?
The staff at the Tourist Trap wants to ensure that you have the greatest opportunity to learn about the arts of Stage Combat & Stunts in the short time you're here. We are therefore happy to be offering classes in all eight weapons offered by the Society of American Fight Directors in addition to a host of specialty stunt and motion capture performance classes taught by our incredible instructors. Please stay tuned for a list of classes and their descriptions to appear on the schedule page!
how is this workshop staying covid 19 safe?
we are employing several staff members with current covid safety certifications and will have designated covid safety officers onsite at all times. In Accordance with Current Florida Law, all attendees of the workshop will be asked to provide either proof of current vaccination against covid-19 or a Negative Test within 72 hours.
we are continuing to monitor cdc guidelines and will do our best to keep everyone safe and healthy.