NOTE: As decisions are made and information becomes available, it will be added to this site and the FAQ will be modified accordingly. To stay up to date, please consult the Updates page or any of our social media.
General Con Info & Registration
When is the con?
July 27-29, 2018.
Where is the con?
The Residence Inn – Pentagon City, in Arlington, VA, just south of Washington, D.C.
How much is the con?
A weekend membership is $100 through January 31, 2018, and $110 from February 1 to April 30. It will increase to $120 on May 1.
When and how can I register?
You can register up to July 1, 2018. To register for the con, click on the orange Eventbrite button on our Home Page. Through that link, you will purchase a CON.TXT 2018 membership and will receive a confirmation emailed to you. If you already registered for CON.TXT 2018 on the last day of CON.TXT 2016, we will be registering you through Evenbrite and you will receive a confirmation email at the address you gave us when you registered. If you have any questions about registering, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I get updates about the con?
What is your cancellation policy?
Attending members who cancel on or before July 1, 2018, can choose to have their membership fee refunded through Eventbrite.
What is your safety policy?
We want CON.TXT to be a safe space for all attendees. If you see activities you think are inconsistent with this goal, the concom is ready to help. Please note that CON.TXT is a private event, and we reserve the right to refuse admission to any participant at any time for any reason, with no refund of registration fees.
Please, before you take any photos or videos at CON.TXT, we must ask you to get explicit permission from anyone in those photos or videos. There is no audio or video recording in panels.
Is there a minimum age for attendance?
Yes. You must be 18 years of age or older at the time of the con in order to attend. By submitting the registration form you are agreeing that you meet this requirement.
Do you have supporting memberships?
If you would like to support the con, you can make a donation through the Eventbrite link on the Home Page.
Will you have day memberships? Or registration at the door? Or will I be able to come to just one part of the con, like the Disco Duck dance party?
You will always be able to attend just the Disco Duck! Keep an eye on the Updates for details about this party. Single-day memberships, however, are not currently offered. For each con we will decide whether to accept registration at the door, but please do not depend on it — register as early as you can! Again, keep an eye on the Updates for final registration information.
What’s up with the duck?
Because we like it! Because ducks are fannish! Because sometimes a girl needs a purple duck, and nothing else will do!