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Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention!

Transformers News: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention!

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 2:18PM CDT

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Hasbro wrote:Hello!

The annual Transformers BotCon Convention is almost here! In one month, BotCon is storming the city of Pasadena, and is going to be filled with tons of "More Than Meets The Eye" action! Highlighted during the weekend is the TRANSFORMERS Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, where we honor those people and robots who have, figuratively and literally, transformed the brand into what it is today.

For further details, please see the media alert below, and if you could include this in your upcoming calendar listings that would be terrific!

If you have any questions about BotCon or Hasbro, please feel free to reach out to me any time.

ROLL OUT!

Best,
Hasbro



*** CALENDAR LISTING ***

TRANSFORMERS ENTHUSIASTS INVADE PASADENA FOR 17th ANNUAL CONVENTION

"BotCon" Offers TRANSFORMERS Fans and Collectors "More Than Meets The Eye" Action

WHAT: 2011 TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Convention - widely known as "BotCon"

The 17th annual TRANSFORMERS Collectors’ Convention features opportunities to:

  • Preview yet-to-be seen and released TRANSFORMERS toys from Hasbro’s 2011 product line
  • Meet and get autographs from TRANSFORMERS voice actors and special guests
  • View "larger than life" TRANSFORMERS character statues including OPTIMUS PRIME
  • Learn about TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON comic books from IDW Publishing; interact with the comic’s artists and writers, and get insider information about new and upcoming series
  • Check out the new TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON video game from Activision
  • Get an inside look at The Hub's animated series TRANSFORMERS PRIME from Hasbro Studios.
  • Attend panel discussions and interactive workshops led by TRANSFORMERS experts
  • View fan-created diorama and customized action figure contest entries
  • Purchase exclusive TRANSFORMERS products sold only at this year’s convention
  • Buy, sell or trade TRANSFORMERS toys from throughout the franchise’s 25-plus-year history with hundreds of dealers
  • Win hourly door prizes!
  • Much, much more!

WHEN: The general public may purchase one day passes and attend:
  • Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Pasadena Convention Center | 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, California

Phone: (626) 795-9311

COST: Adults: $20; Children 5-12: $10; Children 4 and under: Free!

ADDITIONAL INFO: http://www.BotCon.com | (817) 448-9863
Credit(s): Hasbro

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Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217172)
Posted by BeastProwl on May 4th, 2011 @ 2:37pm CDT
Pasadena? :BOOM: :BOOM: :BOOM: will I ever get to go? Honestly, The tickets are like a gagillion dollers!!! #-o oh well, hopefully, i'll go some day... but as far as it goes now? well, let's just say animated would be full of win for me... :-(
Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217196)
Posted by gothsaurus on May 4th, 2011 @ 3:25pm CDT
I love it how the ad leaves you with the impression you could get in-and-outta Botcon for $20.... not if you want those figures. :grin:
Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217237)
Posted by bionic_radical on May 4th, 2011 @ 4:32pm CDT
Gen admission never sees those figs anyways. Unless you're standing in line two hours before the doors open, you're not seeing any of those figs two days after release.


Unless they suck the balls. You then might beat collectors and be wrestling with only scalpers. Lets be honest though, everyone there is going to try to recoup cost
Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217238)
Posted by bionic_radical on May 4th, 2011 @ 4:33pm CDT
Gen admission never sees those figs anyways. Unless you're standing in line two hours before the doors open, you're not seeing any of those figs two days after release.


Unless they suck the balls. You then might beat collectors and be wrestling with only scalpers. Lets be honest though, everyone there is going to try to recoup cost, and in that sense, the collectors BECOME scalpers.
Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217245)
Posted by SumoXL on May 4th, 2011 @ 4:46pm CDT
Man where is the one in NY the last time there was one i been to the First Transformers live Movie was about to come out.
Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217375)
Posted by Rated X on May 4th, 2011 @ 10:44pm CDT
Should be fun this year. :D
Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217427)
Posted by krenger99 on May 5th, 2011 @ 12:49am CDT
Finally, I get to go to our Holy Mecha. :grin: The Pasadena area is my old stomping grounds and only 35-40min away. $20 dollar entry is the way to go these days. Those Stunticons look cool but they don't combine, so I can live without them. I'm saving my money for the treasure hunt I'll be undergoing once I get there. Yay me! :lol:

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Re: Hasbro: Roll Out to Transformers BotCon Convention! (1217475)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on May 5th, 2011 @ 5:32am CDT
I'm glad I'm going. I am actually looking forward to the Hall of Fame the most, and of course the road trip to get there. I love road trips.

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