Survival Tips for Kon Going

Survival Tips for Kon Going

Preparing for a convention is quasi-art form, quasi-science. These lists are intended as a helpful guide on what to bring and prepare for. A bag to put your stuff in. (stick a small folding bag in your luggage for holding your new loot) YOUR MONEY Clothes for 4 days...
Cosplay Break Room

Cosplay Break Room

This year, A-Kon Cosplay is trying something different! Because the new hotel has a lot of awesome photoshoot locations, we’re turning our dedicated photo room next to Cosplay HQ into a Cosplay Break Room. Absolutely no photography will be allowed in this room,...
Promotional Art Contests Information

Promotional Art Contests Information

*Update 05-15-15 Winners announced.   T-Shirt winner is Melissa Frennea Program Book Cover Bing Lin Flyer/Poster Art Evelyn Larez Digital Art Stephanie Renteria Congratulations to all the winners and to all who entered! *Update extended deadline for Tshirt...
Weapons Policy 2015

Weapons Policy 2015

A-Kon Weapons Policy GENERAL Props, Prop Weapons and Replica Weapons used as props must be carried in a safe manner that will not endanger or alarm other convention attendees. Violation of this rule may subject the attendee to charges of disorderly conduct and/or...
Membership, Registration, and Badge Questions

Membership, Registration, and Badge Questions

When do I get my tickets? What does a membership mean? Why is the membership fee so high? These questions and more are answered here. Note: 3-day memberships may be purchased Thursday during the posted registration hours. Note 2: Single-day memberships must be...
A-Kon 26 FAQ

A-Kon 26 FAQ

It’s time for a new FAQ When is A-Kon 26? 5-7 June 2015 How many people attended A-Kon 25? 26,377 attendees. This is the number of people who were actually there. 71,859 by turnstile count. This is a count that some other conventions use. It means that, if a...