It is the day of the show and there have been some questions about what time things get going around here.
Today Registration opens at 2pm today till 8pm. The Dealers Room will be open from 4 - 6om today. Then at 8pm tonight we will have Mimiru Riley and the DC/Marvel Mash-up crew preforming their Improv show. The Game Room and Comic Creation Room will be open at 8pm - 8am.
Saturday, Registration will open at 8am - 7pm, panels will be starting at 9am, the Dealers Room/ Artist Alley will be open at 10am - 6pm. For Cosplay there will be pre-judging and rehearsal starting at 4pm. The Cosplay itself will be at 8pm and the Game Room and Creation Room will be open at 8pm -8am again.
Sunday, Registration will be open at 8am - 1pm, panels will be starting at 9am and the Dealers Room/ Artist Alley will be open 10am - 3pm The show will be closing down at 4pm.
Hope to see lots of you here.
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Registration is BACK!
People have asked for it and we aim to please. We have open Registration till September 17th. Prices are listed as our at the door prices, but of one special BRING A FRIEND option. If you missed the pre-registration now is your chance to get that low rate. You and a friend can get in for $25 each and save $20 for the convention. We will have a Bring a Friend rate at the door, but it will be $60 at the show. Take advantage now of this special offer, while it last!
Above is our T-Shirt design for the convention shirt. It is our idea to make a shirt that can be unique to each of you who purchase it. These shirts are going to be white, with the design printed on the front, 100% heavy weight cotton shirts. How you can make these shirts unique will be with the use of your friendly neighborhood SHARPIES that will be available at the show. Ask artist to draw a quick sketch for you, have a guest autograph it or just have your friends doodle on it. Whatever you do there won't be another shirt like it. There will be a limited number of shirts available to be sure you get one, we recommend ordering now. Also, if you order now you can get the shirts for a pre-release price of $15 for sizes S - XL, for sizes XXL - XXXL there will be an additional cost of $2.00 with the final cost being $17.00 for the pre-order. If you wait to get your shirt at the con, the cost will be $20 and we could be out. So Pre-Order today.
Pre-Order will be open 9/12/14.