January 24-25, 2015 · The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

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Two Reminders! Pre-registration for Setsucon 2015 closes tonight at midnight. All pre-registration must be postmarked no later than December 12th, so make sure to get those forms in the mail today.

Also, today is your last chance to get in Panel Applications for Setsucon 2015. We will no longer be accepting submissions after midnight tonight.
Out there in the panel room! It’s an author! It’s an artist! Maybe? Setsucon announces the return of Uncle Yo to Setsucon 2015. Karl "Uncle Yo" Custer, the personality behind the weekly "We are the Geek" podcast and YouTube series "Dungeon Crawlers", is back to douse the convention in geek comedy and spectacular game shows. Come for the show, stay for the Yo.
Turn up your excitement to 11! Setsucon cheerfully announces the return of DJ Zing. Dance the night away to a special blend of House, Trance, and UK Hardcore as Zing raises the roof for his third year at the Setsu Odori. Bring a friend and bust a move!
Setsucon is excited to reveal Stephanie Sheh as a guest for Setsucon 2015. Stephanie Sheh is the voice of the iconic Sailor Moon in the Viz Media English dub of Sailor Moon and the upcoming English dub of Sailor Moon Crystal. Stephanie is also well known for her roles as Hinata of Naruto, Orihime of Bleach, Yui of K-ON!, Eureka of Eureka 7, Yui of Sword Art Online, and Zhu Li of The Legend of Korra.
Give a round of applause as Setsucon welcomes back Antipode. This Geek Bellydancing troupe performed their first show at Setsucon 2007. Since then, they have been performing at conventions along the East Coast. Their unique theatrical dance shows delight with skill and humor.
Stay tuned, ladies and gents - We're excited to throw lots of guests your way today, so keep an eye out!
Our first set of guests features voice actors from anime such as: Bleach, Milk and Honey, Ghost in the Shell, Naruto, and Outlaw Star. They direct, they write, and they couldn't resist coming back to Setsucon for their second year! That's right everyone! Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern are returning for 2015!
Panel application deadline for Setsucon 2014 has been extended until December 12th! Applicants have one last chance to submit panel ideas! Panel acceptance notifications will still go out starting December 17th.
Applications for the Setsucon 2015 Masquerade are now open from now until January 14th! Whether it’s your first time or you’re a veteran, Setsucon invites everyone to check out the Masquerade page.
It's that time of year again! Want to have your art seen by every Setsucon attendee? We are holding three art contests: the cover art contest, for the guest booklet; the badge art contest, for the guest badges (with three winners!); and the t-shirt art contest, for Setsucon t-shirts on sale to attendees.
Due to popular request, the pre-registration deadline has been extended! Pre-registrations MUST be postmarked with payment and any parental consent forms on or before Friday, December 12, 2014.
The AMV Contest for Setsucon 2015 is now open for submissions! We have made some changes to the AMV Contest, including the addition of an online submission form. For more information, go to our AMV Contest page. We are excited to see your submissions!
The period for submitting Exhibitors Room applications has now ended! Applications are being reviewed, and notifications will be sent the week of November 26, 2014 to December 2, 2014. Thanks to everyone who applied!
Applications go live on Sunday, November 9th at 12:00pm. Check out the Exhibitors page for rules and details.
Panel submissions for Setsucon 2015 are now open! Have you ever had any interesting ideas you wanted to share or showcase? This upcoming Setsucon can be your opportunity to do so. Head over to our Panels page to fill out and submit an application. Be sure read over the rules carefully and remember to pre-register for the con!
There's no need to fear, Setsucon Pre-Registration is here! Pre-Registration for the entire weekend is only $25! Saturday only Pre-Registration is $18. Sunday only Pre-Registration is $12. Kids age 5 and under get in for free!

All Pre-Registrations must be postmarked by Friday, December 2nd, 2014 or they will not be counted. Please be sure to carefully read over our Policies and remember to include a completed Parental Consent Form if you will be under the age of 18 at the time of Setsucon.

We hope to see you at Setsucon 2015!
Returning for its 9th year, Setsucon 2015 will be held on January 24-25th, 2015 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, PA. Join us for the usual festivities including the Masquerade, Host Auction, and Setsu Odori!

But wait, there’s more! Our room block at The Penn Stater is now open with standard rooms starting at $83 per night. Check our Location page for more details on the hotel. We'll see you there!
Due to weather conditions and airport delays, there have been delays with some guests. In a effort to not cancel these guest panels, we have rearranged the schedule to accommodate their new travel plans.

Guest Panel Changes:
Though, Richard and Ellyn Stern Epcar are unable to make it out to Setsucon 2014 this year, they have decided to host a Q&A panel via Skype! The Q&A panel will be held at 8pm-9pm in Panels room 1!

Alexis Tipton Scary Story panel, feat. Leah Clark is now scheduled for 9:30pm to 10:30pm in Panels room 1!

We appreciate everyone's continued patience and understanding.
Regrettably, due to weather conditions affecting travel, Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern Epcar are unable to make it to Setsucon 2014. They made their best efforts to make it out to State College this weekend and are truly sorry to their fans that the weather forced them to cancel this year. Setsucon 2014 would like to thank them for all their efforts, and we apologize for this inconvenience. Due to this turn of events, there will be some schedule changes. Thank you everyone for your understanding.
First up, the 2014 Schedule is live!! Please be sure to occasionally check the schedule page since it is subject to change.

Setsucon's convention hours will be from 8:00 AM -12:00 AM(Midnight) on Saturday and 8:00 AM-6:00 PM on Sunday. All programming ends at 12:00 AM(Midnight) on Saturday and 6:00 PM on Sunday.

Next, Registration Information:
Pre-registered attendees can pick up their badges Friday, January 24th from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The Registration Desk will be open Saturday January 25th from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM, and Sunday January 27th from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM for both registration and pre-registration pickup.

Just 4 days to go, so we hope you're ready. Can't wait to see you all!
Setsucon is pleased to announce the card gaming events for 2014. This year we are running tournaments for Magic: The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Cardfight Vanguard. Each event is a Swiss style tournament that will run until there is only a single undefeated player remaining. For more information on the tournaments and the rules that we will be using, go to our Programming page.
Attending Setsucon for her first time, please welcome Leah Clark as a guest to Setsucon 2014! Leah has voiced characters such as Nodoka in Negima, Suzuka in Suzuka, Rin in Toriko, Fuyuki in Sgt. Frog, Blair in Soul Eater, and Minami in Baka and Test. She has also worked on scripts and as an ADR Director for various series. For more information about Leah Clark, visit our Guests page.
Panel Applications for Setsucon 2014 are now closed! Thank you to everyone who submitted panels. We will now begin the process of reviewing all of the submissions. Applicants will be notified in the upcoming weeks about whether or not their panel has been accepted.