Jordancon season is here!!!🎉🎉

Hey….*tap,tap*…is this thing on??

Hey guys!! It has been a minute. But guess what….it is JORDANCON SEASON !!

That is right! Jordancon is coming in just 10 weeks.

And do you know what that means? It means that I have 10 (well, more like 9) weeks to gush about how awesome Jordancon is and maybe even convince some of y’all to come hang out with us in April.

The plan is for me to post something new, exciting and interesting every Friday.

Now, will that happen? Light only knows…

But let’s start with

Ebony’s Top 5 Reasons to go to Jordancon

5. Wheel of Time – Well, the obvious reason is because the Wheel of Time series is amazing and Jordancon involves all things WoT PLUS a ton of other Sci-fi and Fantasy things.

4. Brandon Sanderson – This year Brandon Sanderson will be there. Now, when I attended 2 years ago Brandon was there, but I hadn’t read any of his original work. (And by extension I was completely lost when it came to some cosplay I saw) This year I am much better prepared.

3. The Art Show – aside from all the incredible artwork that you get to see and is available for purchase you get to meet the artist!! (This was a huge deal for me my 1st year) Plus, over the past 7 years the Art Show has raised $6000 for the Mayo Clinic’s Amyloidsis Research.

2. The Dance Party – this year’s Dance party theme is homecoming (we will talk more about that later). The homecoming theme combined with the overall Seanchan theme and the tradition of Homecoming Mums will make for some amazing dance ensembles.

And the #1 reason to go to Jordancon…..

1. THE PEOPLE – Jordancon people are the weirdest, loudest, sweetest, talented, funny, welcoming, loving, most accepting introverts pretending to be extroverts you will ever meet.

It really is an amazing experience and I hope I am able to convey just how much I think everyone that is a fan of WoT and it’s genre should attend.

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Reason #4 why you can’t miss #JordanCon 9

You can’t earn one of these bad boys anywhere else! *Beverage not included. 😉

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Preregister today! http://jordancon.org/cont…/jordancon-9-three-day-membership…

#IsItAprilYet?

Reason #3 why you can’t miss #JordanCon 9!

 Gaming!

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Lots to choose from:

  • the Seanchan Hold’em Charity Poker Tournament
  • a Magic: The Gathering draft
  • plenty of open tabletop gaming–bring along an old favorite, or try a demo of something new!

Preregister today at http://jordancon.org/conte…/jordancon-9-three-day-

My review of Jordancon 8

For more information about Jordancon 9 follow their FACEBOOK PAGE

Reason #1 to come to Jordancon 9: Tel’aCON’ rhiod: The Con of your Dreams

Hello All!!!

Jordancon is  fast approaching so you will be seeing more blog post from me.  The wonderful Jordancon Marketing team has started a “20 Reasons to Attend Jordancon” campaign.  I will be reposting their reasons here.

Starting with:

Reason #1 why you can’t miss #JordanCon 9:

Where else can you discuss the art of Space Opera with Charles Gannon? The fourth book in his Caine Riordan sci-fi series is out now!

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https://www.amazon.com/…/B001HO…/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

Pre-register now–the deadline is March 26th! #IsItAprilYet?

JordanCon:A WoT Fan’s Dream

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

http://www.jordancon.org/content/about-jordancon

13094305_10154975112914657_7346671454351194252_nJordancon 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

Cost:

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:

JordanCon Facebook Group

JordanCon Facebook Page

Official JordanCon Website