Pacific Regiment covering: California, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, and Washington JANUARY: Name: Sacanime Date: Jan 5-7 Location: Sacramento, CA Events: Guest Stars, Autographs and Photo OPs, Cosplay, Cosplay Contest, Fashin Show, KPOP and JPOP Battles, Live Music Performances, Cafe Hoshi, AMV Contests, Tabletop and Video Gaming, Karaoke, Screening Room, Artists Alley, Exhibitions, Swap Meets. Name: RustyCon 35 Date: Jan 12-14 Location: Seattle, WA Events: Artists, Dealers, Guests, Tabletop-RPG-Video Gaming, Cosplay and Masquerade. Name: ConDor Con Date: Jan 19-21 Location: San Diego, CA Events: Dealers, Fan Tables, Media, Panels, Special Events, Hall Activities, Cosplay, ConDor Academy. FEBRUARY: Name: Bak-Anime Date: Feb 3-4 Location: Bakersfield, CA Events: Guests, Cosplay, Collectibles, Card games, Video Games, Swap Meet, Exhibitors, Artists. Name: BeyondCon Date: Feb 9-11 Location: Big Harbor, WA Events: BeyondCon is a costuming relaxacon where you can learn new costuming techniques and ideas, share techniques and tips you have learned, and meet and mingle with others who share your passion for costuming. Participate in panels and workshops on a variety of useful topics. Look for demos, discussions, hands-on panels and a private hospitality suite where you can talk with other costumers, relax, and further enjoy your convention experience! Name: RadCon Date: Feb 16-18 Location: Pasco, WA Events: Movie Shorts and Films, Art Shows, Cosplay and Masquerade Contest, Vendors, Dealers, Artists Alley, RPG, Card and Board Games, Fan Tables. Name: Gallifrey One Date: Feb 16-18 Location: Los Angeles, CA Events: A fully non-profit event founded in 1989 by active fans in local Los Angeles science fiction fandom, Gallifrey One Conventions has run events annually since 1990 (all but the first two occurring in February), and has over time become one of the world’s most popular fan-run themed events devoted to the Doctor Who classic and new television series, and its spinoffs, including Torchwood, Class and The Sarah Jane Adventures. Programs and Events, Charity Auctions, Cosplay and Masquerade, Autographs, Dealers Room, Art Show, Exhibitors, Photo OPs, Gaming Hub, Social Scene, Guests. Name: Faerie Con Date: Feb 16-18 Location: Seattle, WA Events: Cosplay and Masquerade Contest, Exhibitors, Vendors, Guests, Workshops, Panels, Live Musical Performances, Faerie Fashion Show, Faerie Masquerade Ball. MARCH: Name: Emerald City Comic Con Date: March 1-4 Location: Seattle, WA Events: Guests, Exhibitors, Panels, Screenings, ECCC Livestreams, ECCC Western Championships of Cosplay, Gaming, Writer's Block, Pre-show Meetups, Music Alley, Family HQ, Schoolism LIVE Workshops. Name: Kawaii Kon Date:March 2-4 Location: Honolulu, HI Events: Artists Alley, Cosplay, Masquerade, Hallway Contest, Photo OPs, Dealers Room, Fan Panels, Karaoke, Manga Library, Tabletop and Video Games, Video Art Shows, Screening, Guests. Name: NorwesCon 41 Date: March 29 - Apr 1 Location: SeaTac. WA Events: Panels, Special Events, Guests, Cosplay and Masquerade Contest, Gaming, Artists, Exhibitors. Name: Sakura-Con Date: March 30-Apr 1 Location: Seattle, WA Event: Variety of contests, Panels, Charity Auctions, Games, Masquerade Ball, Cosplay Chess, Manga Library, Dances. Name: Grape City Con Date: March 31 Location: Lodi, CA Events: Costume Contest, Card and Video Game Tournaments, Comics, Games, Action Figures, Cards, Sci-Fi, Anime, Manga. APRIL: Name: Silicon Valley Comic Con Date: April 6-8 Location: San Jose, CA Events: Guests, Artists and Artists Alley, Cosplay and Cosplay Contests, Vendors, Exhibitions, Celebrity Guests and Photo OPs, Special Events, Children and Family Events. MAY: Name: Intergalactic EXPO Date: May 6 Location: West Sacramento, CA Events: "Lost Stars" Art Show, Special Guests, Vendors, Exhibits, Video and Podcasting Media Lounge, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Photo OPs, Live Music Performances, Charity Events. Name: FanimeCon Date: May 25-28 Location: San Jose, CA Events: Black & White Ball, Cosplay Gatherings, FanimeCon Masquerade Cosplay Contest, Dance, FMV Contest, Game Show, Gaming Tournaments, Karaoke, Music Fest, Speed Dating, Swap Meet, Opening Ceremonies, Closing Ceremonies JUNE: Name: Lilac City Comicon Date: June 2-3 Location: Spokane, WA Events: Comics,Toys , Prints, Video Games, Action Figures, Original Art, T-Shirts, Jewelry, Accessories, Collectibles, Books, Games, Adult Costume Contest, Kids Costume Contest, Variety of Panels, Exclusive Items, Gaming & More! JULY: Name: Anime EXPO Date: July 4-8 Location: Los Angeles, CA Events: Exhibitors, Artists Alley, Entertainment Hall, Academic Programs, AMV Competition, AMV Theater, Art Shows Autographs, AX Dance, Butler Cafe, Charity Auction, Comunity Stage, Concerts, Cosplay, E-Games, Fan Panels, Fashion Shows, Games Shows. Name: Comic-Con International: San Diego Date: July 19-22 Location: San Diego, CA Events: Artists Alley, Exhibitors, Fan Tables, Anime, Art Shows, Autographs, Photo OPS, Film Festivals, Masquerade, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest. Name: Costume College Date: July 26-30 Location: Woodland Hills, CA Events: Costume College® is an annual three-day costuming arts conference produced by Costumer’s Guild West, Inc. We offer lectures, workshops and demos on all things costuming: from general sewing (pattern grading, setting sleeves, etc.) to historical construction methods (corsetry, petticoats, etc.) to time period overview classes to science fiction/fantasy costume construction. All of our classes are taught by volunteers who enjoying sharing their knowledge on a particular topic. AUGUST: Name: KuroNekoCon Date: Aug 3-5 Location: Spokane, WA Events: Exhibitors, Guests, Fan Panels, Cosplay Chess-Contests-Skits, Foam Sword Fighting Tournament, Japanese Fashion Show, Masquerade, Neon Night Dancing, Artists Alley. Name: SpoCon Date: Aug 10-12 Location: Spokane, WA Events: Art Shows, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest, Masquerade, Vendors, Fan Tables, Panels, Guests, Games. Name: Amazing ComicCon Aloha Date: Aug 24-26 Location: Honolulu, HI Events: Vendors, Exhibitors, Cosplay and Cosplay Contests, Guests, Artist Alley, Games. SEPTEMBER: Name: Rose City Comic Con Date: Sept 7-9 Location: Portland Events: While our primary focus is that of comics, comic creators, and the creative process, Rose City Comic Con also provides its attendees with access to gaming, sci-fi, cosplay, anime, fantasy, and everything in between. Our goal is to provide you with a rewarding, fun, and family-friendly event experience. Name: HawaiiCon Date: Sept 13-16 Location: Mauna Lani, HI Events: Guests, Vendors, Entertainers, Workshops, Photo OPs, Gaming, Gala Dinners, Cosplay and Cosplay Contest. Name: Kraken Con Date: Sept 28-30 Location: Oakland, CA Events: Artists, Vendors, Exhibits, Photo Studio, Theater, Cosplay, Game Shows, Kraken Cards, Mini Games, Atlantis Ball, Costume Contest, Film Festival, Panels, Talent Show, Guests. DECEMBER: Name: Heroes & Villains Fan Fest Date: Dec 1-2 Location: San Jose,CA Events: What is Heroes and Villains? We bring the stars of today’s comic-inspired television shows & movies to you! From Arrow to Guardians of the Galaxy, we’ve got it! Best of all? You won’t just meet superheroes…you’ll become one! Train like to be a jedi, or practice your skills with safe archery! There’s something for everyone!