MacrossWorld Con this Sunday!!!
Date: Sunday, October 21, 2012
Location: Concept Cube Design - 1313 S. Baldwin Ave. Arcadia CA, 91007 (Located in shopping plaza on corner of Baldwin Ave and Duarte Ave. Please enter from parking lot side, NOT on Baldwin)
Time: 11am-6pm (Registration/doors will open @ 11am)
NEW Registration Information ($5 suggested donations at the door)
As planning for the con has developed over the last few months, we have added additional programming including Mari Iijima’s autograph session/concert, adding a Vendors section, and securing additional prizes/sponsorships for contests.
In order the make this event the best possible for Macross fans, we’ve had to increase our budget/expenses. The MacrossWorld Convention team is asking each attendee to make a suggested donation of $5 at the door during registration. Preregistering online will still remain FREE, and those that preregister will automatically receive (1) free raffle ticket for our general MW Con raffle. Each attendee that makes a suggested donation of $5 will also receive an additional (5) raffle tickets for the general MW Con raffle. Additional raffle tickets may be purchased for $1 per ticket.
Mari Iijima Concert (2pm)
Mari will be performing a FREE concert during MW Con 2012. She will begin her set at 2pm. Seating will be limited so standing space may only be available. Absolutely NO videos of the concert allowed! Non-Flash photography is acceptable.
Mari Iijima Autograph Session (3pm)
Mari will be celebrating the release of her new CD “Take a Picture Against the Light” at MW Con 2012. CD’s will be on sale for $20 and will get you a ticket in line to have her autograph the CD plus any (2) additional items. ONLY those that purchase her new CD will be able to get in line to meet Mari and have her autograph.
MW Con Annual Customs Contest (Judging all day, winner announced at 5pm)
Have a cool new custom you’ve built that you’d like to share? Bring it to the con and enter it in our annual Customs Contest! All types of customs are accepted for this contest as long as it meets the following criteria
- Must be Macross related
- Must have been created BY you (cannot enter commissions or other people’s customs)
- Must NOT have been entered at a previous MW Con
Attendees entering a custom must bring their item to the Customs Contest table and create a mini placard sign with the name of the custom/your name(MW screenname if applicable). 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be determined by a combination of Fan Vote plus official judging rankings.
1/55 Chunky Monkey Transformation Contest (4pm)
Who has the fastest most accurate transformation skills??!! Test your skills in our fan favorite competition by competing head-to-head against other contestants to transform a Bandai 1/55 VF-1A into different poses. Speed and accuracy count!!! Winner will be determined by last man standing in a head-to-head bracket. Sign up during registration.
Macross Live Art Drawing Contest (1pm)
Another fan favorite competition to show off our talented Macross artists! Contestants will be given a blank sheet of paper and asked to draw Macross related artwork LIVE within a given time limit. Winner will be determined by a combination of Fan Vote and official judging ranking. Sign up during registration
Signed Kawamori Macross Poster Raffle
JasonC at MacrossWorld has been able to obtain 2 Macross Posters signed by Shoji Kawamori himself. Tickets will be sold for $4 each. Information on how to purchase tickets can be found in the MW Forums at: http://www.macrossworld.com/mwf/index.php?showtopic=36406&view=findpost&p=999546
MacrossWorld Convention Exclusive T-Shirts
For those that purchased t-shirts, you can pick them up directly from Tony (xstoys) during the convention at a designated area. Some extra shirts MAY be available for sale.
MacrossWorld Convention Exclusive VF-11B Figure
Only (20) of these figures will be available for the earliest attendees at the convention. Tickets to purchase the exclusive will be distributed to those in line shortly before registration opens at 11am. Figures will be sold inside by Tony (xstoys) for $125 ONLY to those that received a purchase ticket.
Open Selling/Trading Space
Attendees are more than welcomed to bring any items to sell during the convention. There will be a designated room with tables available on a 1st come/1st serve basis. Attendees MUST share space with other attendees and will be responsible for watching their own merchandise for the duration of the con. NO security will be provided for this area.
Macross Exhibit Hall Displays
If you have cool Macross toys/collectibles to share, bring them to display in our open Macross Exhibit Hall! Tables will be available for you to share your items and volunteer security will be in this area at all times watching the displays. Only the owner of the display items may touch their own items to set up and pick up.