Update

Important last-minute notes about the hotel…

1) The hotel is averse to the word “PARTY”; therefore, you are having a shindig, gathering, hootenanny, meetup, fete, diversion, soiree, amusement, affair… 2) The hotel is averse to putting up of any posters or fliers or anything on any…

Programming survey!

If you have a few minutes that you are willing to spend filling out our survey about programming, we’d appreciate it! It doesn’t matter if you’re a long-time attendee or just looking forward to your first ConDFW: we want to…

ConDFW App Live!

We are again using the (free!) Guidebook app to host our schedule and panelist/GoH list. If you’ve got a smartphone or other handheld device, just head to this page and follow the directions!

Note about Flyers

A note about flyers at the convention: the hotel is newly renovated and has asked us not to tape flyers to the walls or doors this year. ConDFW is bringing several cardboard flyer kiosks, and you will be welcome to…

Programming schedules up!

Now you can plan your time at ConDFW! Head to the programming page to download the schedules. NOTE: These are as accurate as we can get a week before the con; there will always be changes and tweaks here and…

Will you be our Valentines?

Happy Valentine’s Day to all!* A huge THANK YOU to all who work hard to ensure the convention runs smoothly: our staff, our lovely volunteers, all of our many panelists and guests of honor. And an especially big THANK YOU…

Bookswap!

Bring Those Used Books! The time is now to update and swap out some of the older tomes in your library, and what better way to do it than for charity! Bring 2 paperbacks or hardbacks and swap for 1…

Celestial Starburst Costume Contest

You’re a Star! You know it and so do we. Let us help you show the rest of the universe! Enter the Celestial Starburst Costume contest. Original, recreation, or cosplay. Fairies, monsters, superheroes, death knights, anime, or cartoon, everyone is…

Retweet to win a 3-day membership to ConDFW!

Yup, it’s this year’s Twitter contest! Retweet the tweet made from this update, and on Friday we’ll pick one person at random from those who retweeted it to award a 3-day membership to! Already pre-registered this year? Or are you…

Reminder: Open Filking

This update is just to remind you that we’ll have space for filking in teh evening at the convention. Bring your instruments, bring your songbooks, bring your wonderful singing selves and filk the night away!

Panel Descriptions Posted!

We’ve got the panel descriptions posted now, so you can see what you’re in for this convention! We don’t have the schedules finalized just yet, so the programming grid with the dates, times, and participants will be posted later, as…

Room Rate Extended!

The ConDFW special room rate has been extended until February 17th. Yay! Be sure to make your reservation now–not only do you get to stay up late at the con and not worry about parking, but you help the convention!…

Convention hours

Here are the hours for various convention areas, as currently planned. Things may change between now and the con, so do please double-check when you get there. Friday Saturday Sunday Registration Noon – 8 pm 8 am – 8 pm…

Last Day for Pre-Registration!

Eeeeek! The day is upon us! It’s your last chance to pre-register for the con! After today, you will only be able to register at the door. So skip the line and pre-register online today!

There will be filking at the con!

We have rooms set aside for Open Filking each evening and night of the convention.  If you’re a filker and would like to participate, just show up! If you’d like to talk with us about some more formal filk programming,…