Cost of Botcon 07?

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by Bush Terrorize!, May 7, 2007.

  1. Bush Terrorize!

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    a while ago before any prices where up on the botcon page, i was looking back at the prices for general admission with no figures and they were all between 10 and 20 bucks per day. So i was able to talk some friends into going. So i went today to go pick up tix, and they want 155 bucks for non-members. (and i know the deal with buying a membership and then getting the cheaper ticket)

    does anyone know why they are so expensive this year?
    i really want to go, and we are all taking our gf's but at that price its going to be hard talking everyone into going.
     
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    There is General Admission on Saturday and Sunday, also called "walk-in" price... should be around $10-$15, I believe.

    I don't think it provides access to all the panels and stuff, though.
     
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    so thats like just walking the floor? and panels you mean? im sorry i never been to one before.
     
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    Yeah, the walk in only covers admission to the dealer room for Saturday and Sunday. It does not include any of the panels or other convention activities.
     
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    I think it means you don't pay for any admission until you get to the show, and then pay at the door to "walk-in" to the dealer room. I could be wrong but, I believe Walk-in's are allowed to go to the panels and get autographs from the guests, pretty much anything the Pre-reg people can do. Except that the autographs cost extra (you have to buy a ticket for each autograph you intend to get) and the panels are Pre-reg priority, where the walk-ins wait in a line to be let into the panel room after all Pre-reg people have gone in and found a seat and at most times after the panel has already started.

    I think thats about it as far as differences between Pre-reg and Walk-in... just expect to wait in a lot of long lines, so get to them EARLY.
     
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    Walk ins are allowed to go to all the panels and such. Panels are where they have different guests talk and usually have a question and answer session. For example, they'll typically have a panel of people from the comics, from Hasbro, some voice actors, etc. They're where you get information about the upcoming stuffs :) 

    General admission is allowed in, however, if they run out of room, preregistered people get first dibs. I heard that at some of the larger panels last year (Like Peter Cullen and the Hasbro one) that walk-ins only had standing room (no chairs).
     
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    thanks guys...
    i just called again and they will have walkin tix available for sat at 10 and sun at 9:30... the operator said they will be around 10 bucks.


    thanks for everyones help!
     

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