June 9-10, 2012

Con Kasterborous

Taking orders for Con Kasterborous 2012 t-shirts

Is there anyone that wants to buy one of the Con Kasterborous convention shirts? We sold out at the Con, but Aardvark Screenprinting has been kind enough to print some more for us. We can take orders and mail them to you. They will be $10 for all sizes from Small up to 5XL. Shirt colors are gray and black.

 

You can pay through Paypal or mail a check or money order to us. We will need you to email me your size and address. We’ll get it to you after I receive your payment and the shirts are made. We will only be taking orders for a few days…So, let us know..:)

Email addy is::: ThisOldTardis@aol.com

Address:

Con Kasterborous
P.O. Box 1035
Madison, AL. 35758


Cosplay Contest info

Want to enter the Cosplay Contest? It’ll be held in the Main room on Saturday, June 9th from 1:00-3:00PM. All attendees are welcome to enter – no matter what costume you may have. All that is required is the cosplay contest form which you can fill out on the day of the con, along with a reference photo of the person you are costuming of. You may either print out a picture of the character you’re suppose to be, or have a pic handy via your mobile device. Skits are welcome as well if you wish to perform, but if there is a line, please by all means be respectful and keep it short.

Awards will be given out from 6:30-7:30PM in the main room. You must be present to win to claim your prize!


Con Kasterborous 2012 Schedule of Events

Below you’ll find a list of events and panels that will take place Saturday thru Sunday along with the times and which rooms they’ll be in!

Saturday Schedule

Dealers Room – 10:30am to 7pm | Gaming Room – 9am to Midnight

  • Social Hour (8:30am) – This is a chance for you to meet and mingle with our guests and staff (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Opening Ceremonies (10am) – We’ll kick the festivities off right with an introduction to everyone and everything going on! (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey (Or the science behind Doctor Who) (10:30am to 12pm) – Stephanie Osborne will lead us through the science of space/time travel. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Doctor Who Fandom (10:30am to 12pm)- The lovely Lady Soliloque will show us all the wonders of writing in the Doctor Who/Torchwood fandom. Plus she’ll show how she comes up with her groovy fan videos!  (Library)
  • Comic Who (12pm to 1pm) – Kelly Yates will discuss penciling for Doctor Who comics and other fun artistic stuff. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • So You Want to Build A Dalek? (12:30pm to 2pm)- Wayne will give a demonstration of how Dalek Braun was built, plus all the really cool other stuff that he and his gang build. (Library)
  • Cosplay Contest (1pm to 3pm)- Think you’ve got what it takes to be crowned best cosplayer?! Enter out contest and find out! (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Torchwood (1:30pm to 2:30pm) – Go inside the Torchwood universe and learn all about the spinoff of Doctor Who (Library)
  • Rewriting History (2:30pm to 3:30pm) – We all know the Doctor has been involved in some of the greatest historic events ever, but what about the ones he isn’t known to have influenced? Think you could rewrite history and add the Doctor in? Then give this writing panel a shot.  (Library)
  • Old School Who (3:30pm to 5pm)- Michael Wolff will educate us all on the finer points of the Classic Doctor. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Time Lord Swap Meet (4pm to 5pm)- Looking for an item to finish your collection? Got some cool swag you want to get rid of? Come on into the swap meet, bring your geeky stuff, and trade with other con goers. (Library)
  • How to Cosplay (5pm to 6:30pm)- Are you interested in Doctor Who Cosplay?  This is the panel for you.  (Library)
  • Awards Ceremony/ Evening Greeting (7:00pm to 8pm)- We will hand out the awards for best cosplay and have a brief greeting for everyone who couldn’t make opening ceremonies. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Doctor Who Viewing (7pm to Midnight) – Watch your favorite episodes – classic and new – here! (Library)
  • Gallifreyan Ball (9:00pm to Midnight) – Make sure you dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to groove. We’ll be shaking our groove things to some groovy music. (Heart of the TARDIS)

Sunday Schedule

Dealers Room – 10am to 4pm | Gaming Room – 9am to 4pm

  • Comic Who (9am to 10am) – Kelly Yates will discuss penciling for Doctor Who comics and other fun artistic stuff. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Doctor Who Fandom (9am to 11:30am)- The lovely Lady Soliloque will show us all the wonders of writing in the Doctor Who/Torchwood fandom. Plus she’ll show how she comes up with her groovy fan videos!  (Library)
  • Old School Who (10:30am to 12pm) – Michael Wolff will educate us all on the finer points of the Classic Doctor. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Torchwood (11:30am to 12:30pm) – Go inside the Torchwood universe and learn all about the spinoff of Doctor Who (Library)
  • Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey (Or the science behind Doctor Who) (12pm to 2pm) – Stephanie Osborne will lead us through the science of space/time travel. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Tea Party (12pm to 1pm) – Fancy a spot of tea? Join us poolside for a lovely time to drink tea and chat. (Pool)
  • Guest Q & A (2pm to 3pm) – Have a burning question you want to ask our guests? Then this is the place to do it. (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Trivia Contest (1pm to 3pm) – Dust off your thinking caps and try your hand at some Doctor Who Trivia. How well do you know our Time Lord?! (Library)
  • Chat with the Con Chairs (3:30pm) – Want to know how we put this con together, or just general questions for the con staff? Come join us and ask away! (Heart of the TARDIS)
  • Closing Ceremonies (4pm)- Sadly, all good things must come to an end … (Heart of the TARDIS)

NOTE:  ALL PANELS AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE


Fan Group Guest announced: Tennessee Ghostbusters!

Post update (change of fan group). 

Even though this is a Doctor Who Con we welcome all Sci-fi fans to come join us.  Looks like the Tennessee Ghostbusters are jumping on board!

Who ya gonna call?!?

Even the 10th Doctor is a fan of Ghostbusters, so what better group to invite then the Tennessee Ghostbusters!  They are a growing group of fans located in all over Tennessee celebrating Ghostbuster fandom who work together to do fandom events, ranging from charity events to conventions…not to mention catching the random spook, spectre or ghost!  No Cybermen invasion will be happening on their watch.

Visit the official Tennessee Ghostbusters website or ‘Like’ them on Facebook!


Special Fan Guest announced: Michael Wolff

If you need to educate yourself on Classic Who, or you are a long time follower of the Doctor in his previous incarnations, then we have a guest speaker just for that!

Michael Wolff (our Classic Who speaker)

Beginning in the 1980’s, Michael Wolff has been freelancing for various publications, beginning with writing and editing for Comics Informer magazine. The majority of his work has appeared as book reviews and articles for Starlog. He entered the comics writing market with the script for the first issue of Comico’s Elementals and a handful of stories for DC’s Action Comics. Since then he wrote Supercar for Misc!MAYHEM, as well as collaborating with Steve Addlesee on the continuing comic book story “Fawn”, which ran in New Horizons by Shanda Fantasy Arts. He continues to write articles and reviews on films and the science-fiction scene, as well as online fiction for both the Yahoo Tom Swift and Supercar groups.

He currently lives in South Carolina.


New Dealer announced – What’s Popp’N!

Craving some Popcorn?  We have a dealer for that !

What’s Popp’N

We are a Gourmet Popcorn business that is here to put a smile on your face and on your taste buds! We sell popcorn in individual bags or in gift tins! You can even cutomize your gift tin by mixing and matching flavors! Come in and try some unique flavors and maybe even grab some to go! We even do special orders and for the big crowds we have party bags!! Come in to What’s Popp’N and we will expand your definition of popcorn!

Visit their facebook page


New Dealer announced – FYE!

Another new dealer – and it’s a big one!

FYE

FYE is a huge corporation that mostly deals with music/movies, but they also carry lots of pop-culture items. Their Huntsville store will be at our Con and will offer a ton of Who swag!

Visit their official site


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