TOP 10 THINGS TO DO AT TFCON
From interactive programs and contests to a star-studded cast of guests, TFcon is the world’s leading destination for Transformers fans.
1- TFCON CHARITY AUCTION
Come and experience the TFcon Charity Auction in support of Make A Wish Canada featuring appearances from our special guests. Bid on hundreds of Transformers toys and collectibles donated by our sponsors, exhibitors and other collectors like you. Charity auction donations drop off and auction registration will happen Friday night between 5 pm – 8 pm.
– FRIDAY AT 8 PM, HAZEL MCCALLION ABCD
2- MEET THE ACTORS AND WRITERS OF VARIOUS TRANSFORMERS SERIES
Come and meet your favourite actors and writers who portrayed and assembled some of the very best Transformers characters and episodes in Transformers Generation 1, Beast Wars and more. They will be available for autographs and photos all weekend.
– SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, GRAYDON FOYER
3- TFCON EXHIBITOR HALL
Canada’s largest dealer room for Transformers and 80s toys all at your fingertips; collect new exclusives and/or complete your favourite Generation 1 toy. From junkers and parts to sealed Masterpieces there is something for everyone at every price point. The TFcon Artist Alley features a huge variety of fan art for sale.
– SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, GRAYDON HALL
4- TRANSFORMERS COSPLAY CONTEST: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE
Dress up as your favourite Transformers character while strutting your stuff across the spacebridge. Top ranked finalists and winners will receive amazing prizes and collectibles sponsored by The Chosen Prime, Ages Three and Up and Robot Kingdom. Come to the show dressed as a Transformer character and be prepared to be showcased for the judges and an audience of attendees. Entrants are asked to meet in the scheduled panel room at the start of the contest, sharp. Please see the event schedule for meeting times. No restrictions on the character species (robot/human). Participants are free to create their own character, although a known Transformer may garner more interest. As children enjoy participating in this event, please keep all costumes PG. 1 costume entry per person. Past prize-winning costumes are ineligible to win, but are free to attend the gathering. Entrants will be asked to write their name & costume Character, on an entry form and include a brief description for the host to announce.
– SATURDAY AT 2 PM, HAZEL MCCALLION ABCD
5- MEET TRANSFORMERS COMIC BOOK CREATORS
Engage with your favourite comic book creators all weekend long where you can acquire sketches of your favourite characters or get your comic books signed.
– SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, GRAYDON FOYER
6- 3RD PARTY PRODUCT PREVIEW
Check out what the leading 3rd party companies are planning for the future in this panel revealing never before seen releases of upcoming toys.
– SATURDAY AT 3 PM, HAZEL MCCALLION ABCD
7- TOY CUSTOMIZING CLASS
Takes you through the real customizing process from start to finish, taking a toy and transforming it into a new character. Using paint, stickers and several hours of focus, all skill levels can learn how to create their own custom toy in this class where everything you need will be provided.
– FRIDAY AT 9 AM, SOUTH STUDIO
8- FACTION FEUD TRIVIA CONTEST
Kick back and relax over a fun team based trivia contest with fellow Transformers fans.
– SATURDAY AT 8 PM, HAZEL MCCALLION ABCD
9- LIVE SCRIPT AUDITIONS AND READING
Audition for a chance to take part in a live script reading with our voice actor guests.
– SATURDAY AT 5 PM, HAZEL MCCALLION ABCD
10- ART CONTEST
Limit of two entries per person. 2D entries can be anything from a painting, black and white drawing, color drawing, computer render print out, basically anything that’s on a flat piece of paper qualifies for this category. It is preferred that any 2D entry be mounted, framed or in a protective covering. 3D entries can be anything from a diorama, kitbash/custom, toy repaint or statue. 2D entries will be judged on originality, perspective, creativity, lighting/shadows, application of color/tones, detail, realism/suspension of disbelief and the judges overall impression. 3D entries will be judged on detail, originality, use of color, proportions, realism, use of materials, innovativeness, neatness and the judges overall impression.
– SATURDAY, GRAYDON FOYER
About TFcon: As the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention, TFcon Toronto is an all-ages event, featuring collectables, exclusives and popular guest celebrities and voice actors who contributed to generations of fandom, lore and mythos belonging to the Transformers universe. The colossal event will take place inside Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel and Convention Centre (6750 Mississauga Rd.), July 12-14, 2019.