At BESS Education Meetings and at Munches:

  • Street-legal attire is expected in public spaces
  • Conversation without play is the rule

At BESS Play Parties:

  • Fetish-wear is acceptable but not required
  • Nudity is acceptable but not required
  • Furniture, such as spanking benches, crosses, slings, and cages, is for everyone’s use
  • Play occurs but participation is optional
  • Scenes are in public areas and may be watched
  • There are “Dungeon Rules” that must be followed
  • Cleaning supplies are provided and players are expected to clean public equipment before and after each use
  • Chuks must be used if engaging in sex on the equipment
  • Dungeon Monitors (DMs) are present to enforce the rules and watch out for safety issues

At “Public” Dungeons: Same as for BESS Parties, except the following:

  • Sex is acceptable at some (not all) events but attendees are not required to participate
  • Some venues offer private or semi-private areas