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Retro Con 2015 Panel & Event Schedule

August 12, 2015 Leave a comment

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Saturday September 12th, 2015


8:30am: Preregistrant Check-in

9:00am: Show Opens

9:30am: Panel- Starship Farragut : The Crossing, with John Broughton (Panel Area)

10:30am: Panel- Children of the ’80s, with Cinevore Studios (Panel Area)

11:15am: Panel- M.A.S.K., with Doug Stone,, Agents of MASK (Panel Area)

12:00pm: Raffle Session 1

-Battlestar Galactica/Twilight Zone Bobbleheads (donated by Thomas D’Orsi)/
 Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures book
-Star Wars Black Series Figures (donated by Nick Govosdian)
-TMNT reissue figure set with Party Wagon (donated by Nick Govosdian)

12:15pm: Trivia Contest! Hosted by The Breaux Show (Panel Area)

1:00pm: Junior/Adult Costume Contest, 14 and Older! Hosted by Eric “The Smoke” Moran (Panel Area)

2:00pm: Truly Outrageous Karaoke Contest! Hosted by Nagi Oki (Panel Area)

3:00pm: Panel- Mr. Lobo/Cinema Insomnia (Panel Area)

3:45pm: Raffle Session #2

-NECA Iron Man figure (donated by MegaStar Toys)
-Yarn Soundwave character figure
-Masterpiece Soundwave figure

4:00pm: Charity Auction! Auctioneered by John Moschitta (Panel Area)

5:00pm: Show Closes


Sunday September 13th, 2015


9:00am: Show Opens

11:00am: Panel- Puppetry in Film & Television, with Jim Martin (Panel Area)

11:00am to 2pm: James Rolfe/AVGN signing

12:00pm: Raffle Session #1

-Star Wars Black Series Vehicles and Jabba set (donated by Nick Govosdian)
-MOTU Classics Hover Robots (donated by SEO Toy Review)
-Kre-O GI Joe Terror Drome

12:15pm: Kids Costume Contest, 13 and under! (Panel Area)

1:00pm: Panel- 80’s Voice Actors! Michael Bell, John Moschitta, Doug Stone, and Michael McConnohie (Panel area)

2:00pm: Panel- Angry Video Game Nerd & The Nostalgia Critic (Panel Area)

2:45pm: Raffle Session #2

-Star Trek Enterprise toy signed by Willam Shatner (donated by Nick Govosdian)
-Ghostbusters PKE Meter
-Matty Collector Back to the Future Hoverboard

3:00pm: Captain Kyle’s Cosplay Spotlight Recording (Panel Area) More info here!

4:00pm: Show Closes

Win a Super Nintendo at Retro Con 2014!

June 5, 2014 Leave a comment

“Now you’re playing with power… SUPER Power!”

Our newest raffle prize is an original Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), mint in box!

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Released in 1991, the system became an instant classic with such timeless games as F-Zero, Star Fox, Turtles in Time, Super Mario Kart, Zelda III, and Super Metroid.

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The system comes with two controllers, hook-ups, styrofoam, original box, and Super Mario World cartridge!

The SNES will be given away on Sunday at the show. Anyone that buys their way into the show will be given a raffle ticket good towards winning any of our wonderful door prizes! Extra tickets can also be bought at the show for $1 each.

A big thanks to RetroDaze for donating to the show and helping to make this prize happen! Best of luck to all our attendees!!

Categories: Door Prize, Retro Events

Win Prizes at the Retro Con 2014 Trivia Contest!

January 31, 2014 Leave a comment

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We’ve once again combed the far reaches of our attic to find prizes for the second-annual Retro Con trivia contest!! We’ve got a good mix of both new and retro items, with more on the way.

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Hosted once again by our good friend Mike Breaux of The Breaux Show, the contest will be held in the panel room at the convention (start time and duration to be determined). But this year we decided to include a few costumed characters to help Mike out!

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Our friend Kevin Conn as Unemployed Skeletor!

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And our friend Robert Franzese as Peter Griffin!

There are no age restrictions, anyone can watch and play! We will reveal each item one at a time, then ask a trivia question related to it, after which we will randomly select a person in the audience that has their hand raised to answer. If they get it right, they win the prize on the spot. If not, we ask a different audience member. Wet, lather, rinse, repeat. It’s very free and open!

So stop by and test your knowledge of all things geek!

Flux Capacitor is the Power! Win a Back to the Future prop at Retro Con 2014!

October 18, 2013 Leave a comment

Great Scott!! We’re kicking off our Retro Con 2014 raffle list with the device that makes time travel possible: The FLUX CAPACITOR!

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An official release by Diamond Select, the prop is made to the same scale as the movie version and comes with the outer box shown. The outer casing is solid metal and can be easily mounted on a wall (or over your toilet as Doc might do). Opening the outer case and turning a knob allows you to turn on and adjust the speed of the lights!

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This will be one of our primary raffle prizes for the show this year. You get one free raffle ticket for purchasing admission to the show, but extra tickets will also be available for $1 each! Good luck!!

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