Now there are types of WoT fans: Those who know about JordanCon and those that don’t.
If you belong to the latter group do not fret. You are about to be enlightened.
If you know about JordanCon and have never been this post will also be informative.
If you have been to JordanCon, please, chime in with anything I miss in this post.
What is it?
JordanCon is a fantasy literature convention founded in honor of the late author, Robert Jordan. Jordan was the author of the best-selling The Wheel of Time series. JordanCon features eight tracks of simultaneous programming, a Dealers’ Hall, gaming, an Art Show featuring original art by a variety of artists, and charity events benefiting the Mayo Clinic and other charities. Past guests have included Harriet McDougal, Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Sam Weber, David Wong, Jana G. Oliver, Emilie Bush, David B. Coe, Eugie Foster, Seanan McGuire, Michael Whelan, Larry Elmore, Saladin Ahmed, Todd Lockwood, Catherine Asaro, and Patrick Rothfuss
Jordancon takes place one weekend in April in Atlanta, Ga. It is a 3 day long event (Friday – Sunday) and it consist of panels, an art show, a dance party, karaoke, demostrations, special guest and the chance to actually meet other real life WoT Fans!
Last year was my first time attending Jordancon. You can read all about it Here
The JordanCon membership is suprisingly inexpensive. Below is the membership information from www.jordancon.org
JordanCon membership covers all three days: admission to all panels, events, demonstrations, concerts, performances, contests, the Dealer Hall and Art Show, and a host of other activities. Workshops requiring a materials fee will be noted in the program. Look for pre-registration on material fee and other smaller panels to be offered in the panel’s page or the Store.
The Child Membership option is for children under 12. Children under 5 will be admitted free, but must be supervised at all times. For all other children, please purchase an Adult Membership.
This year’s hotel is:
Atlanta Marriott at Perimeter Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Membership pricing as follows:
$45 until Jan 1, 2017
$55 until March 26, 2017
Pre-Registration closes March 26th, 2017
$65 at the door
Child Memberships are $10 off the current adult price.
To purchase your membership click HERE
While you certainly don’t have to stay in the hotel where the JordanCon is held I would strongly suggest it. To reserve a room in the Jordacon Room block click HERE.
For more information about Jordancon, meet the greet volunteers that make it happen each year, get to know other fans or to keep up to date on details you can use any (or all) of the links below: