If I have say,
S: AKQ1098 H: A32 D: KQJ10 C: -
With a hand like this, could I open 2 clubs?
Could the opponents call the Tournament Director on me?
What else could I bid to ensure my partner wouldn't pass on me...
This is a bit of a tough hand. I think that opening 2C is fine. You're not grossly distorting the strength of the hand (as you would be with e.g. AKQJxxxxx xx xx -void-). You'll rebid 2S; if partner supports then you can start cue-bidding and if not you can bid diamonds.
If you swapped your clubs and spades, you might open 1C, planning to reverse into diamonds, as 1C is unlikely to get passed out when you hold only 19 HCP.
When you make a 2C opener (other than with a balanced hand too strong for a 2NT opener) you are making two promises to your partner in addition to the advertised playing strength:
Partner can safely double any opposing contract that outbids your side, even and especially with a bust, as a means of denying interest in further bidding, confident that the opponents will be set multiple tricks.
That your hand can be further described in shape with a single call. If you will need more than a single bid to describe your hand then it is almost always better to open with one of a suit instead. Exceptions should be well above minimum for a 2C opener in both offense and defense.
The reason for the first is obvious - if you are going to advertise great strength before a fit is found with partner, you must be prepared to punish opponents who interfere.
The reason for the second is more subtle; because you are consuming so much space, it is necessary that partner be capable of making decisions on level and denomination. This can only happen if you can complete the description of your hand quickly.
Your given hand meets the basic requirements for a Strong 2C, and easily meets the first extra requirement above. (Since if opponents are competing in Clubs, you are going to bid on.)
However you are not meeting the second requirement above particularly well. It is easy to construct hand for partner such as:
S: x H: xxxx D: A97x C: xxxx
that will play one or even two tricks better in diamonds than in Spades. You may not be able to find the excellent diamond fit after an auction such as:
2C 3C * 5C ?
where partner's double of 3C states that he is not broke.
1S 3C * 5C 5D
is not only very much easier for both you and partner to handle, but after the 1S opening it is less likely to have escalated to the 5 level on the first round.
I vastly prefer a 1S opening, especially against strong opponents so as to not lose the possibility of playing in a second suit.
However, against weak opponents you might open 2C in case they don't understand the reopening process.
You need have no qualms that a director might rule against you: You easily surpass the requirement for 8.5 playing tricks and 4 honour tricks, having 9.5 and 4 (or even 4.25, counting the diamond combination in a 4-card suit as 1.25) respectively.
You can open 2 clubs. This particular bid says nothing about "clubs." You have a solid, playable standalone suit (spades), 19 points in high cards, and at least 24-25, counting your void and sixth spade. This is the only absolutely forcing opening bid (because it is artificial), and partner must respond, unless the opponents intervene.
Partner will likely respond 2 diamonds (waiting), unless s/he has something "positive" to say, and you will bid your "real" suit, 2 spades.
Neither partner nor opponents can "reasonably" get mad at you. "Two clubs" describes your hand (as in paragraph 1). Your high card points of 19 are "close enough" to the low twenties, and the unusually good distribution puts you firmly in the right zone for total points. (You would need another ace or king if your distribution were 5-3-3-2, but as it is, your void gives you enough strength.)
People used to (50-75 years ago) bid "two spades" with this hand, but nowadays, it would suggest a much weaker hand,e.g. AKQT98 of spades without the "side" honors.