All My Children Fan Club Weekend

The Most Up To Date Info On the Premier AMC Event of the Year!

Posted by Katrina Rasbold Posted on Jan - 31 - 2011

AMC Fan Club Weekend Frequently Asked Questions

If this is your first time to join us for this exciting weekend and especially if this is your first fan event to attend, it is understandable that you have many questions and concerns.

In this FAQ, we will attempt to answer as many of the questions we most often encounter as possible.

HOW MANY DAYS SHOULD I PLAN TO STAY?

That depends on your time allowance and your budget. The AMC portion of the festivities starts on Wednesday, July 27th with the GH/AMC Karaoke Night.  Events are scheduled through Sunday evening. If you were to attend every event, you would arrive by early afternoon on Wednesday and leave on Monday. The main luncheon is on Saturday and is the event you will especially not want to miss.

CAN MY FRIENDS AND I SIT TOGETHER AT THE LUNCHEON?

Tickets that are ordered together and have the correct amount of money included to purchase those tickets at member and non-member prices accordingly will be seated together upon request if at all possible.

HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO GETS WHAT TABLE FOR THE LUNCHEON?

The seating arrangement is assigned based on the date the ticket was received and the ticket order’s ability to be processed. Providing incorrect payment amount, no return address or no printed order form will delay ticket order processing and seat assignment, as will sending your ticket order requiring a signature. Orders will not be processed if they are sent with a signature confirmation and will instead be returned to the sender. Please read the directions on the ticket order page carefully.

MY NAME IS NOT ON THE CHECK IN LIST, BUT I ORDERED TICKETS! WHAT DO I DO?

We aren't sure who that guy is that she's hugging.

The lovely lady on the right hand side of the above photo is Linda Howard. She will help you with any seating problems.

I’VE HAD SOMETHING COME UP AND CANNOT ATTEND THE AMCFCW, BUT I HAVE ALREADY ORDERED TICKETS. CAN I GET MY MONEY BACK?

Unfortunately, all ticket sales are final and no refunds are provided. If it is prior to July 1st, you may be able to sell your ticket to another AMC fan as these tickets sell out quickly and are in great demand after being sold out. No ticket changes may be made after July 1st.

CAN I PAY FOR ALL OF MY EVENTS WITH ONE MONEY ORDER?

No. You may pay for several tickets for the same event with one money order, but separate events require separate registration and separate payment.

WILL I GET AN ACTUAL TICKET FOR THE EVENT?

You will receive a confirmation/ticket upon the arrival of your order via email. Your name and that of any guest will be on a list at check in. ID must match this list unless changes have been approved by Debbie Morris, Fan Club President. If the confirmation/ticket has been altered in any way you will not be admitted into the event.

CAN I SHARE MY LUNCHEON TICKET WITH MY FRIEND AND GIVE HER MY WRISTBAND HALFWAY THROUGH THE EVENT?

Absolutely not. Event wristbands are non-transferable and anyone discovered sharing a wristband will be removed from the premises without payment refund.

I HAVE SEVERAL THINGS FOR MY FAVORITE ACTOR TO SIGN. IS THAT OK?

Because of the number of fans who attend this event, we regret that we must limit each guest to one photo and one autograph per actor. This allows the lines to move quickly and lets fans see a number of actors instead of just a few. If you wish to get more than one item signed you can moved to the back of the line and go through again.

CAN SOMEONE TAKE MY PHOTO WITH THE ACTOR IF I COME ALONE?

Absolutely. There will be line attendants at each line who will be happy to use your camera to take your photo with the actor. There are no guarantees on how great the photo will turn out since all cameras are different, but our staff will do their best.

DO YOU HAVE A PLACE WHERE I CAN RECHARGE MY DIGITAL CAMERA IF IT DIES?

Unfortunately, we do not offer this service, so please make sure you bring extra batteries for your camera if you suspect you will need them.

WILL THE ACTORS TALK TO MY FRIEND AT HOME ON MY CELL PHONE?

No. The actors are not allowed to accept cell phone calls from fans while they are at the event.

BEFORE I BUY A TICKET, I WANT TO MAKE SURE [insert actor's name here] WILL ATTEND.

There are never any guarantees as to which actors will be able to attend any of the events. We have historically had excellent participation from the AMC actors, but there are always some who are unable to attend due to other personal or professional obligations. Sometimes, an actor plans to attend, but has an unexpected problem come up at the last minute. We, the event staff, never know for certain who is going to attend the event until the last minute, so we are unable to promise that particular actors will attend.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE MAIN LUNCHEON AND THE INDIVIDUAL ACTORS’ EVENTS?

The main luncheon is a huge event that many of the AMC actors currently on cast attend. This is the time to meet a good many of the cast at once and mix and mingle with a lot of AMC fans. The individual actors’ events are tailored specifically toward the actor hosting the event and their special guests, so while the luncheon is focused on the entire show, the individual events are focused on one or two particular actor(s).

HOW LONG SHOULD I EXPECT TO WAIT IN LINE TO SEE AN ACTOR?

This, of course, varies according to the popularity of an actor. Some actors have exceptionally long lines and it is not unusual to wait for quite some time in that line. Other actors have shorter lines. It is important that you weigh out the value of seeing one actor versus many actors. If everyone will abide by the “1 autograph, 1 photo” rule, the longer lines will move much faster.

IS IT OK IF I HUG THE ACTORS FOR MY PHOTOS?

Actors are very gracious about photos and typically do not mind giving a hug for the photo. It is important that fans, even in their enthusiasm, remember that these actors are people and may be made uncomfortable by inappropriate touching or remarks. For the comfort of our actors who have kindly given of their own time for our events, we ask that fans behave in an appropriate and respectful manner. Below is an example of a photo that is within the comfort zone of most actors. We want our actors to enjoy our events as much as the fans do and as such, we ask that they be treated with dignity.

WHAT IF I ARRIVE LATE TO AN EVENT FOR WHICH I AM REGISTERED?

Sometimes, this is unavoidable. After the check in lines have cleared and the event has started, usually the doors and check in lines will be closed. You may enter the event and it is guaranteed that if you do, you will be approached by a staff member. Explain to them that you are a late arrival and they will make sure you are checked in. Depending on how late you are, you may or may not be able to still get food if food is provided for the event. Unfortunately, there are no refunds, full or partial, for late arrivals.

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17 Responses so far.

  1. Lisa Carlile says:

    I sent out my mail order to Debbie Morris months ago and I have heard nothing!.
    I don’t even know if you received it?. Is it possible to send payment to you through paypal since I really want to attend especially now I just heard on the internet that ABC has cancelled both AMC and OLTL.
    These 2 tickets were for the AMC Fan Club Party on Saturday in July.

  2. Nina Guttman says:

    Debbie, I want to attend the AMCFC Cast Event on July 30th. Do I simply mail you the ticket order form with my money order to receive my ticket? When can I expect to receive it? Will I get an e-mail confirmatio?
    Thanks, Nina

  3. Katrina Rasbold says:

    Hi folks! I just heard that people who paid for their tickets in full will receive confirmation this week.

  4. Janine Johnson says:

    I just read of the event in Soap Digest. I will be in southern Calif for the month of July for a wedding on the 30th. So I would like to attend events for Wed-Fri as I will be able to drive over from Irvine. Will I be able to meet Michael Knight on those days; he is the actor I would especially like to meet. Thank you.

    • Katrina Rasbold says:

      We never have any assurances on what actors will be at which events. We know that he is supposed to be at Jill Larson’s event on Sunday. Beyond that, it’s anyone’s guess.

  5. Toni Barnhart says:

    will the actors have publicity photos they will be signing like they did at Disney Ca. Adventure?

    • Katrina Rasbold says:

      That completely depends on the individual actors. Some do and some do not. It’s their choice.

  6. Katrina Rasbold says:

    That event is not sponsored by the AMC Fan Club, so you will need to contact the hosts directly to ask them. Contact information is the same as for ticket purchase.

    • Paul and Leslie Levenson says:

      Thanks, we have another question for you – will it cost extra for taking photo of each actor and his/her autograph? If so, how much extra? Thank you again

      • Katrina Rasbold says:

        You know, that completely depends on the people who are hosting the event. They all make their own rules. Typically, there is no additional charge for the photo and autograph, but the rule of thumb usually is only 1 photo, 1 autograph per person.

        • Paul and Leslie Levenson says:

          thanks again. Another question for you – on money order, should we fill out something on “pay of the order” line? or leave it blank in case tickets were sold out prior to receiving our form in mail? If required to fill in this line, how would we write such as name of person or name of event on that line? Please advise. Thank you again

          • Katrina Rasbold says:

            That’s something else that you would have to ask the people who are hosting the party. To my knowledge, any money order than is returned to you can be cashed in by the sender if it is taken to the same place where it was purchased.

  7. Paul and Leslie Levenson says:

    In ref. to the question about the “pay to the order of” line on money order, as suggested, we need to contact Claire Mullan (host of the tea party). Is there a quicker way of contacting this person via email or something like that since no email address was provided? Pls advise. Thank you

    • Katrina Rasbold says:

      Unfortunately, we are only at liberty to post the personal information of the individuals as they provide it to us. What is on the order form is all of the information that Claire provided to us for public sharing. I will ask her to address this question herself here on this page.