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A-Kon Charity - Charity FastPass

A-Kon Charity - Charity Fastpass

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If you are looking to get the most out of the convention and donate to a great cause, the Charity FastPass is the option for you. In exchange for your donation of $30, you will get a special FastPass badge with custom artwork, as well as, a special FastPass lane to check in at registration and early access to some of our biggest events.

Here's a quick list of what you get when you purchase the Charity FastPass:

  • A limited issue Charity FastPass badge with custom artwork by Finni Chang
  • Access to the shorter line at Registration.

    When you arrive, go to the special Charity FastPass line at Registration and you will be able to get your admission badge, pre-reg packet, and charity FastPass all at the same time. Be sure to bring a valid photo ID!

  • 15 minute early line admittance for Autographs.

    To use this perk, you must arrive and line up in the separate line for FastPass attendees 15 minutes before the session starts. The FastPass line will then close to new arrivals, and the FastPass holders will get their autographs before everyone else.

  • Priority admittance to the Masquerade Ball.

    There will be a separate admission line for FastPass holders to get priority dress check and entry into the room at all points throughout the event. The Masquerade FastPass line will be there all evening, so if you leave the room and come back, you will be able to get in without standing in the big line. If the room hits capacity, then the FastPass holders will get priority to be let in as people leave. Regardless of the possession of a FastPass, if you don’t meet the Masquerade dress code, you will not be allowed inside.

  • Artist Alley 30 minute early admittance.

    FastPass holders will be permitted to enter Artist’s Alley at 9:30am each day. Artist Alley opens for general attendees at 10:00am.

  • Dealer’s Room 30 minute early admittance.

    FastPass holders will be permitted to enter the Dealer’s Room at 10:00am each day. Dealers will be opened for general attendees at 10:30am.

  • Priority admittance to the events listed below. at these events there will be a separate admission line for FastPass holders that will get priority entry into the room during the entire event. FastPass Holders will always be allowed inside first to find their spots, and once that line has been cleared, staff will begin letting others in regardless of it has been 30 minutes or not.

    • Concerts
    • J-Fashion Show
    • Main Cosplay Contest

The Charity FastPass is available for purchase when you pre-register for A-Kon or when you purchase your membership onsite. Quantities are limited so don't miss out! Be sure to get your Charity FastPass as soon as you can!

Already pre-registered? Don't worry. If you have already pre-registered, you can add a Charity FastPass by clicking on the link provided in your confirmation email, selecting Update Activities (bottom left) and selecting Charity FastPass.

Not sure where your registration confirmation went? Request it again from our registration page here. (Just scroll down and click on where it says 'Request Registration Confirmation Email')

About our Charity Artist: Finni Chang

Finni Chang is an incredible artist who’s done everything from professional work to fan commissions. She is absolutely amazing and we want her to continue to make a great living doing what she loves. Finni will also be in Artist Alley at A-kon this year so don’t forget to stop by and see if she’ll sign your badge.

Because we lover her work, we are including samples of the charity badge from the past two years so you guys can see just how great she is!

For more of her art, and her online shop, go to http://www.finnichang.com

Venue Info

Fort Worth Convention Center
A-Kon® 28 at the Fort Worth Convention Center

The Fort Worth Convention Center is within walking distance of thousands of downtown Fort Worth hotel rooms, a variety of delicious restaurants and fabulous shopping. It offers more than 250,000 square feet of exhibit space, nearly 60,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, an impressive 28,160 square-foot ballroom, a 13,500 person events arena, and a 55,000 square foot events plaza that connects to the one-of-a-kind Fort Worth Water Gardens.

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