Armored Heros Membership Standard & Requirements.
If you own a high-quality Ironman Armor, or you have a good representing any other Armor in the Ironman universe then, just follow the steps below. There are no fees and the only requirements pertain to age and costume quality in shape, form and representation.
SIWDAT takes allot of pride in their Armor standards as well as portraying the characters in the most faithful way towards the original character. We combine these factor this with fun, all-volunteer appearances for fans honouring the characters from Marvels Ironman Universe.
STEP ONE: Do you qualify for membership?
- Do you own a professional Ironman quality costume representing a well-documented Armor from the Ironman movies or Comic books/fantasy-Anime?
- Are you at least 23 years old?
Ironman Armor that is commercially available may not be acceptable for membership due to high level of quality standards that is required! It is recommended that you contact your SIWDAT Membership Representative before purchasing a retail costume.
Non Armor Characters: People who with to portray an Non Armored Character in the Ironman Universe is based on invitations only from existing SIWDAT Armored Hero Members, If you know a member in the group you can contact this person to vouch for you.
Age: If you are younger than the age of 23 and above age 18, then SIWDAT Armored Membership requires an Existing member of the group to vouch for you.
STEP TWO: Fill out the Candidate Application form to apply for membership.
Apply in English only! All information submitted will be kept confidential and will be used only for SIWDAT registration and communication purposes, except information you designate as "public" which will be visible on your member profile page.
Note: Recently-approved applicants will have their name, ID number and enlistment date displayed on the www.siwdat.com under "Newest Members" for a brief time.
STEP THREE: Prepare your photographs.
Upon submission of your application, the SIWDAT Membership Team will be made aware of your request to join. Your SIWDAT Armored Heros Membership Representative (AH-MR) will contact you to verify your qualifications and will most likely ask for pictures of you in your costume for validation.
Submit pictures of yourself ALONE against a PLAIN BACKGROUND (no convention photos, please). We will need photos with your helmet on and off (if applicable). Please make sure to include a full-length view of your costume (head to foot) from the front, back and both sides. Also be sure to take your photos with adequate lighting and at a high-resolution to help us inspect the details.
STEP FOUR: Wait for communication from Armored Heros Membership Rep.
If your application is approved, you will receive confirmation via e-mail. You will get your ID assigned and your record marked as "ACTIVE" in the SIWDAT Armored Heros member database. Please note that the SIWDAT is an all-volunteer organization and application can take several weeks to review.
If you are not validated for membership, your (AH-Membership Rep.) will work with you and provide recommendations and resources that can assist you in improving your costume to meet Armoured Heros requirements.
STEP FIVE: Start TROOPING!
Contact your fellow Armored Hero members, join you're SIWDAT unit and register on our forum so you can get out there and help bring order.