" You will not be judged by the gear you bring "
oh PUH-lease ...
.. and you will be additionally judged on if you bogart the scotch. i personally will judge you, you , and YOU .. on pretty much everything else, including even your hat, and the looks of your girlfriend.
so, if only to avoid the debilitating effects of post erection (of your tarp) judgement, bring your coolest gear, your finest duds, and best looking girlfriend.