BAKERSFIELD COMIC-CON Comic Book and Fantasy shows  




10th Annual BAKERSFIELD COMIC-CON
NOVEMBER 18th & 19th, 2017
KERN COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS
Buildings 3 & 4

1142 So. P st., Bakersfield, CA.
Bakersfields ONLY 2 Day COMIC-CON!
Sat. 10:00am TO 6:00pm (+After hours Programing)
Su, 10:00am to 5:00pm

Admission:
Adults 15 and UP - $8.00 Sat. & Sun. and $15.00 for 2 Days.
KID 8-14 - $5.00 A Day, $8.00 for 2 Days (Children under 8yrs are Free)
Save Standing In Line... Buy Tickets In Advance!
Parking Only $5

Come join the fun and excitement of the Kern County's Biggest and Best 2 Day Comic Book and Fantasy Convention.

ADVANCE TICKETS SOLD OUT
Plenty of Tickets Available at the Door, & Will NOT Sell Out!
Your Paypal Receipt Is Your Ticket In.
DO NOT FORGET TO PRINT RECEIPT

You will NOT be mailed a ticket, just bring your receipt.

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PANELS & EVENTS SCHEDULE

FRIDAY SCHEDULE

9:00 PM

"30 DAYS OF NIGHT" FREE SHOWING AT THE MAYA With STEVE NILES
Come join us on Friday night at the Maya Cinemas for a FREE showing of the Classic Vampire movie... "30 Days of Night"with Creator and Screenwriter... Steve Niles. Yes... We said FREE! The first 200 fans to show up will get in FREE and enjoy the movie. Then get to meet Steve Niles out in the lobby.

SATURDAY SCHEDULE

10:00 AM

EXHIBITOR ROOM / SHOW OPENS
Doors open at 10am... Lets have some Fun!

10:00 am to 5:00 PM

REAL ESCAPE
Have you ever wanted to play a real life video game! With Real Escape you can! You and 4 of your friends team up to solve a series of puzzles find clues and escape the room before the time runs out. Teams will have 30 minutes to explore the surroundings and solve the puzzle in this exciting living attraction. Only $15.00 to Join this Amazing adventure!



11:00 AM

REAL ESCAPE 2017 & Beyond
Real Escape will talk about the room that will be set up at BFCC and the future of Real Escape. Pro tips for escape fans. They will also talk about the prop shop and magic behind making Escape Rooms.

12:00 AM

HECTIC FILMS - CHEAP MOVIE TRICKS
Meet Rickey Bird and the staff of Hectic Films as they talk about shooting short films on the cheap. A presentation on the film "Impact", breaking down scenes and explaining the tricks to make big things happen on a small budget. With a Q/A on film making..

1:00 PM

TBA


2:00 PM

SAM JONES, The Real Flash Gordon
Meet Sam Jones, Star of the hit movie "Flash Gordon", "Ted", Ted 2", "Stargate SG-1" and so much more... Sam will be talking about his career as a TV/Movie star and answering questions from the fans.

3:00 PM

WALKING DEAD!
Meet Vincent M. Ward (Oscar in season 3) and Jeryl Prescott (Jacqui in Season 1) and hear their stories from working on the set of the Hottest TV show. There will be a chance to ask questions at the end.

4:00 PM

7th ANNUAL BFCC COSTUME CONTEST (Adults 16 and over)
Join us for the first of 2 costume contests. Sat will be the "over 16" contest. See all the Amazing creations and cheer on your favorite costumes. The "Kids Costume Contest" will be at 4pm on Sunday. Costume Contest sponsored by Chick-Fil-A
Please Note. Sign up are at 1:00PM at the registartion tables.


5:00 PM

ORDINARY WIZARDRY, How To Create Costumes & Props Like Masters
How to make Costumes & Props like the pros, on a budget that won't break the bank. With local Cosplay fans... Crystal Graves, Nicholas Yelsa, Barry Michael and Niome aka Lady Deadpool.

6:00 PM

MAJESTIC ENTERTAINMENT
We are a film production company with an interesting slate of current and upcoming projects. These include a comedy webseries called "Surviving Therapy" starring Academy Award nominated actor Eric Roberts. A pop culture reality webseries called "Pop Reality." Its first episode featured popular prop maker "Evil" Ted Smith." The second episode featured Flash Gordon himself, "Sam J. Jones." Our third current project is a horror film called "Office Terror." It's an award winning movie that's on the festival circuit right now. We will showing footage from these projects and discuss the behind the scenes making. We will also have a t-shirt givaway.

8:00 PM

A MOVIE: THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS W/ SEAN WHALEN
Watch "The People Under The Stairs" on the outdood Drive-In style screen, eat popcorn and have a fun movie night with host and star Sean Whalen and a fun Q/A afterwards with Sean and Felisa Rose(Sleepaway Camp) on working on Horror films


SUNDAY SCHEDULE

10:00 AM

EXHIBITOR ROOM / SHOW OPENS
Doors open at 10am... Lets have some Fun!

11:00 AM

BREAKING INTO COMICS W/ Top Cow Pres. MAT HAWKINS
Ever want to join the world of creating Comic Books? Well here is a chance to sit and hear veteran comics creator and Top Cow Presedent, Matt Hawkins, give you tips of the trade for the new artist/writer/creator on how to break into the world of Comics. He will also have some cool give-a-ways for the fans.

12:00 PM

HECTIC FILMS & Their Films
Meet Rickey Bird and the staff of Hectic Films and see some sceens from thier fun and classic films

1:00 PM

ROBINHOOD TO KATNISS: Archery in Pop Culture
A look at one of the fastest growing sports in America, as it is portrayed in comics, Literature, film, animation, video games and more. Jim MacQuarrie, cartoonist, archery instructor and consultant for TV, films and comics, examines the iconic archers of popular media and discusses how to make archers look more powerful, elegant and accurate.

2:00 PM

SERGIO ARAGONES on Sergio!
Meet Sergio Aragones, one of the Greatest Cartoonist alive. Here him talk about working in Mad Magazine (since 1963), TV and Comics. He will be answering questions from the fans.

3:00 PM

GEORGE THE GIANT
Meet Bakersfields own George "The Giant" McAuthur and here what its like to work in movies, TV and on the Carnival stage.

3:30 PM

7th ANNUAL CHARITY RAFFLE
Join Us for the 7th Annual CHARITY RAFFLE! This is an important event that will be going on all day. We will have some very nice items we will be raffling off, including... Some great H/B Comic Books, Graded Comics, Vintage Comics, More signed pieces and Original Art. 100% of ALL FUNDS Raised go to the Bakersfield Rescue Mission Food Drive.
Here are the simple rules...
*Must be present to win, If you are not present at 3:30pm, we will draw another ticket.
*You can buy as many tickets as you wish.
*If you want to try to win any one certain lot, you can put all your tickets into that lot.
*All Prizes will be donated by Bakersfield Comic-Con or local vendors.


4:00 PM

7th ANNUAL BFCC COSTUME CONTEST (Kids Under 16)
Join us for the second of 2 costume contests. Sun will be the "under 16" contest. See all the Amazing creations and cheer on your favorite costumes. Costume Contest sponsored by Chick-Fil-A
Please Note. Sign up are at 1:00PM at the registartion tables.



7th ANNUAL COSTUME CONTEST RULES/INFO
Thats Right Fans.. Come dressed up as your favorite Comic Book, Fantasy, Game, Cartoon or Fiction Hero or Villain!
As always we encourage Cosplay and Costumes... but this year we are going to Have a Prize for the best ones. All Costumes will be Judged by Our Celebrity and Artist Guests. Sign Ups start at 1:00 PM on each day at the registration tables.

Saturday Adult Contest (16 and Over)
Adult: Best Costume 1st Place $100.00
2nd Place $40.00
3rd Place $10.00 ea

Adult: Fan Favorite 1st Place $ 20.00





Sunday Kids Contest Children: (15 & Under) 1st Place $25.00
2nd & 3rd Place $10.00 ea

Children: Fan Favorite 1st Place $10.00



Bakersfield Comic Con prizes Sponsored by

*BFCC COSTUME CONTEST RULES:
NO: Nudity or Heckling
Costumes can be home made and store bought
Extra points for creativity
Props can be used, Be respectful of others
Must registered the day of show. Sign up at the Registration.
Must be a paid attendee of the convention.
Children's category is for ages 15 and under.
Adult's category is for ages 16 and up.
Couples costumes or group costumes will be counted as one entry.

At (about) 5:30 pm, (After the Costume Contest) Come take pictures with the Fans, and EVERYONE IN COSTUME is invited to take a group "photo shoot" to be used on the BFCC website and Face Book for all to see.


2014 Costume Fun at "BAKERSFIELD COMIC-CON"

GAMING

As ALways, PALADIN GAME CASTLE, THE GAMING SPOT and PRO LAB will be bringing the best in CCG, Video and more. There will be Demo's and Tournaments of all kinds. Below is a List of all the gaming going on this year.


Meet The HORSEMEN OF JUDGEMENT KEEP

The Horsemen of Judgment Keep or "Horsemen" are a war band primarily located in the Kingdom of Caid. The Horsemen of Judgment Keep will be coming to the show in full gear. They will be set-up in the besdie the convention center ... Make sure to go by and see them.
The Horsemen are an organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Our "Known World" consists of 20 kingdoms, with over 30,000 members residing in countries around the world. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.

2016 LIMITED T-SHIRT

DOOR PRIZES

All Door Prizes will be donated by local retailers and the show.

INDUSTRY GIVE-A-WAYS!

As usuall. I will be contacting as many industry people as I can for promotional material to give to the fans that attend.

THANK YOU BAKERSFIELD!

I would also like to Thank the fans of Bakersfield who came to our first 8 shows and helped make it one of the Best show I have ever attended. The Energy and Happiness went beyond anything I could have imagined... Thank You!.

And MORE to Come!

So keep checking this website for more details