What Is Geek.Kon?
Geek.Kon is Madison Wisconsin's very own anime convention, sci-fi convention, and gaming convention all rolled into one! Geek.Kon is a place to celebrate all that is geeky.
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7-25-2016 Registration Ends in One Week!
Remember that our online pre-registration ends Sunday! Reserve your badge for Geek.Kon 2016 for only $35, a $10 savings from the door price! Or even better, stop by Geekplastiq on Junction Road in Madison this Saturday where we'll be offering registration for only $30!
7-11-2016 Hotel Reservation Deadline
Time's running out to book your hotel room for Geek.Kon! There are still some rooms available, but you've got until July 31 to claim them. Don't miss your chance to book your room at the Marriott at the discounted convention rate!
6-24-2016 Submission Deadlines Approaching!
6-17-2016 Fanfiction Contest Submissions Open!
Do you love fanfiction as much as we do? Of course you do! So come show off your writing skills at the fourth annual Geek.Kon fanfiction contest! We're accepting submissions through the end of July, so get your mind racing, your ships sailing and your pencils moving!
6-1-2016 More Guests!
More guest announcements! We're pleased to welcome Jason Carter, best known as Ranger Marcus Cole on Babylon 5! We'll also be featuring fans and writers Briana Lawrence and Jessica Walsh!
5-9-2016 Guest Announcements
Announcing our first three guests for Geek.Kon 2016! Voice actor Jerry Jewell and sci-fi author John Jackson Miller will be returning to celebrate our tenth year, and comic creator Enrica Jang will be making her Geek.Kon debut! Find out more about them on our Guests page!
4-21-2016 Tabletop Submissions Open!
The submission form for Tabletop Gaming is now open! If you're interested in running a session of your favorite tabletop RPG or demo a board/card game, fill out the form!
4-11-2016 Panel Submissions Open!
We are now accepting panel submissions for Geek.Kon 2016! Much of our panel programming is created by you, the attendee, so if you have a topic you want to present, fill out this form to be considered! If you're looking for ideas, this year's convention theme is Villains. Submissions must be in by June 30!
4-5-2016 Registration Available at geekplastiq
Geekplastiq off Junction Road on Madison's west side is now accepting registration for Geek.Kon 2016! Now you can stock up on your favorite geek merchandise and sign up for the con at the same time!
3-06-2016 Forum Maintenance on 3/8
1-13-2016 Vendors and Artist Applications Open
1-5-2016 Pre-Registration Open!
12-21-2015 Guest Suggestion Form
Have a guest you'd like to see at next year's Geek.Kon? Fill out this form and let us know!
9-30-2015 Join Geek.Kon Staff!
Interested in helping organize Geek.Kon 2016 and beyond? Joining Geek.Kon staff carries several perks during the convention weekend, including free admission and t-shirt, meals, and hotel space. It's also a great opportunity to build skills and be involved with the planning and direction of future conventions. We're having an open meeting at the Madison Marriott Sunday, October 4 at 6:00 pm to provide more information. We hope to see you there!
8-24-2015 Post-Convention Survey
What did we do right? What did we do wrong? Where can we improve? Fill out our Geek.Kon 2015 survey!
8-23-2015 High Score!
Thanks for making Geek.Kon 2015 the biggest one yet! Thanks to all 2,580 paid attendees and the 2,906 total participants. We're also thrilled to announce that our Masked Ball, Gaming With The Guests, City Crusher, Twitch stream, bucket battles, plus the inspiring late drive during Closing Ceremonies, we have raised more than $1,000 for Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin!
8-20-2015 Cosplay Meetups
In the interest of bringing likeminded fans together, we've put together a schedule for suggested cosplay meetup times. Find the sign outside the Geneva room, then find a nice place for pictures!
8-19-2015 Game With The Guests!
Gaming with the Guests will be back at Geek.Kon for your entertainment and to help our Guests of Honor raise money for the Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin. Join us on Friday evening starting at 8:00 pm in the Tabletop Gaming Room (Salon D&E) for games, food, and socializing with our Guests of Honor! This year’s event will be bigger and better! In addition to all the perks and fun that have been made available to attendees making a free-will donation or bringing a non-perishable food item, some games at this year’s event will be offering prizes.
8-15-2015 Download Mobile Schedule
Download the web and mobile-friendly schedule for this year's Geek.Kon on Sched.org! Find panel information, guest listings, and the convention map!
8-9-2015 Program Book Online!
Want to know everything going on at this year's Geek.Kon? Download the program book in advance! Later this week, we'll also roll out the online app that gives you instant access to schedules, maps, panel descriptions and other information.
8-3-2015 Pre-Registration Closed
Online pre-registration has ended and if the numbers are any indicator, we're due for another record year! You'll still be able to register at the convention, so we hope to see you there!
7-24-2015 One Week To Pre-Reg/Book Hotel
Only one week left to pre-register for Geek.Kon! Get in for less money and less of a line if you sign up by July 31. Also, there are still a few rooms left at the Marriott for the weekend, but they have to be claimed by July 30. Click on the Location page to reserve your room!
7-9-2015 Fanfiction Contest
Ladies and gentlemen, start your shipping! We're now accepting entries for this year's Fanfiction Contest! Submit your story by August 8 to win prizes and have a selection of it read at Geek.Kon!
7-8-2015 Rocky Returns!
We are pleased to announce that Friday night at Geek.Kon, we will be hosting a Rocky Horror Picture Show screening and shadowcast! It's astounding!
5-15-2015 Sign Up For League of Legends!
Sign up for the League of Legends tournament in this year's LAN Gaming area! This was by far our most popular LAN tournament and spaces are limited, so get your team together and sign up now!
5-3-2015 Geek Music Video Awards
This year, our music video contests are merging into the Geek Music Video Awards! Whether you ply your trade in anime, animation, film, TV, or video games, we want your video submissions! All submissions must be in by July 31, so start your editing!
3-15-2015 More Guests confirmed
In time for the Ides of March, more guests for Geek.Kon 2015 have been announced! Anime Voice Actress Tiffany Grant, Anime Writer/Director Matt Greenfield, and Local "B" movie show host group, Ned the Dead! Full details and bios on our Guests page!
2-22-2015 Tabletop Games Registration Open
Tabletop Registration is now open! Please go to the Tabletop Page to register a game!
2-10-2015 Jan Scott Frazier Confirmed for 2015
Now confirmed for Geek.Kon 2015 - Anime Director/Producer Jan Scott Frazier! Full details and bio on our Guests page!
11-15-2014 Emma Bull, Will Shetterly Confirmed for 2015
More Guests confirmed for Geek.Kon 2015- Writers Emma Bull and Will Shetterly! Full details and bio on our Guests page!
11-9-2014 Greg Weisman Confirmed for 2015
Announcing our first guest for Geek.Kon 2015- Greg Weisman, producer of the animated series Young Justice and co-creator of Gargoyles! Full details and bio on our Guests page!
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