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Medford Comic Con FAQs

What is Medford Comic Con?

The Medford Comic Con is dedicated to promoting and fostering lifelong learning, connecting people, and celebrating family and community. Our mission is to encourage literacy and innovation through popular media, arts, literature, science & technology, fantasy and science fiction, game play & design in the form of workshops, programming, and exhibitions.

 

Where is the location of the Medford Comic Con?

The Medford Comic Con will be taking place at the Medford Library, 205 South Central Ave., the RCC Riverside Campus, Astral Games, The Studio, and outside of the Medford Library along 9th Street (between Riverside and Central Avenue) and Bartlett (between 8th Street and 9th Street).

 

When is the next Comic Con?

Medford Comic Con will take place Spring 2018, exact dates coming soon.

 

Is there a cost for attending Medford Comic Con?

    The cost of admission to Comic Con is free.

The only costs are for vendors to rent a space to sell their products or if you purchase food or beverages, memorabilia, or items from vendors.

 

What is the bus schedule?

Saturday hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Please visit http://www.rvtd.org/ for more information.

 

Where can I park and how much does it cost?

    Parking is free all day on Saturdays.

 

What is the schedule & map of events?

Coming Soon!

 

Will the Comic Con be ADA accessible?

Yes.

 

Will there be bathrooms available?

Yes, there are public restrooms in the Medford Library, RCC Higher Education Center, RCC C Building, and portable toilettes available on the corner of 9th Street and Riverside Avenue.

 

Who are the organizers of Medford Comic Con?

Jackson County Library Services-Medford Library, Friends of the Medford Library, Rogue Community College, Central Art Supply, What to do in Southern Oregon, Mary Wilkins-Kelly Photography, Astral Games & Coding Zeal.

 

Can you bring real weapons to Comic Con?

No firearms or weapons are permitted in the library except as permitted in ORS 166.291 and ORS 166.292.

 

Are cosplay weapons allowed?

Imitation weapons are allowed. We cannot allow any real weapons. Only fake weaponry will be permitted. Upon arrival at the event, all cosplay weapons must be checked at the peace binding stations and must have a secured tag placed on them. The tag must be visible throughout the event.

 

Are masks allowed?

Yes.

 

Is alcohol, smoking or vaping allowed? 

No alcohol is allowed. Smoking, including use of inhalant delivery systems, is not permitted in any library building.

Smoking is not permitted within 10 feet of an entrance or exit.

 

Please note: Drugs and any activity that uses open flames including candles and the use of tobacco products are prohibited anywhere in the Medford Library, Rogue Community College, and on the Medford Comic Con grounds.

 

Are pets allowed?

 Animals and pets are not allowed in the library, with the exception of service animals.   However, service animals behaving aggressively, disruptively, or generally unruly may be excluded.  Service animal owners must clean up after their service animal.

 

Will there be food available?

Food vendors will be available on Bartlett Street between 8th and 9th Streets, as well as in the Postal Office parking lot on 10th St. and Riverside.

 

What are the policies & age limits for costume contests?

Check out the costume contest page for more information!

 

What is the Fan Art Contest?

The Fan Art Contest is a community art contest for comic inspired fan art.

 

What are the categories for the Fan Art Contest?

Ages 8 & under

Ages 9-11 

Ages 12-15

Ages 16-18

Ages 19+

 

What are the prizes for the Fan Art Contest?

1st Prize: $30 Gift Card to Central Art Supply

Honorable Mention: $15 Gift Card to Central Art Supply

 

Where will the Fan Art entries be displayed?

Medford Library 1st floor Main Hall, Central Art Supply, and The Studio by Living Opportunities.

 

Is there an age limit to attend?

 Medford Comic Con is a free family event open to all ages.

  

What is the topic for the Panel of Discussion?

We have a couple of panels. Check out the schedule of events page for more information about the different panels discussions at Medford Comic Con. 

 

How do I participate in the panel discussion?

During the panel discussion we will be moderating an interactive discussion. Panelists have been selected from a wide array of backgrounds and viewpoints. There will be time for audience participation throughout the discussion.

 

How do I become a vendor at the Comic Con?

More information will be provided as the date for the Con approaches.

 

How do I present a workshop at the Comic Con?

More information will be provided as the date for the Con approaches.

 

Where can I find out more information about Comic Con?

Right here at Comic Con Central!

 

Is there a Facebook page for the Medford Comic Con?

Absolutely! Medford Comic Con on Facebook.

 

Are there pictures of previous Comic Cons?

Yes, check out our galleries of previous Comic Cons here and on Facebook.

 

What are the local hotels?

https://www.yelp.com/c/medford-or-us/hotels