Membership

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Because we are well aware of the affect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our economy and we want to make your attendance possible, please know that the rates below will remain at the current level through May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT. At midnight EDT on June 1, 2021, these rates will increase by $10 per membership, except where noted.

If you paid your $10 Site Selection fee or you choose to become a Supporting Member (just $35), thank you!!! You’re welcome to upgrade from either of these rates at any time and we’ll credit your payment(s) towards your newly upgraded membership, for the current cost of the appropriate membership rate for you. For questions concerning membership registration, or to upgrade an existing membership, please contact our Registrar at the address below:

registrar@costume-con40.org

or use our contact form and direct your questions to Betsy Marks, Membership Registrar.

You can NOW pay for your membership with PayPal! Visit our online Marketplace!

If you don’t want to purchase your membership online, please fill out and print our Costume-Con 40 Membership Form (Adobe PDF) and return to a CC40 staff member (if paying cash) or mail your check or credit card payment to us at the address on the form.

Membership Rates

These membership rates are good through 11:59pm (EDT) on 5/31/2021.

Membership

Attending Memberships entitle you to attend all activities (events, panels, workshops, and more) during the Costume-Con 40 weekend, and (unless noted otherwise) receive all con publications including the Future Fashion Folio, plus access to any competitions in advance, for which membership is a requirement.

Supporting Members receive all con publications including the Future Fashion Folio, plus access to any competitions in advance, for which membership is a requirement.

Unless noted otherwise, these memberships may be transferred to another person with a letter from the current member and authorization from the Membership Coordinator.

You may apply your Supporting Membership and/or Site Selection Voting credit to any of these memberships at the prevailing rate when you upgrade. To upgrade, contact the Membership Registrar at registrar@costume-con40.org.

Attending Member StarFull Attending Membership: $75

18+ at the con. This is for everyone who isn’t one of the options below. Rate will increase to $85 on June 1, 2021.

Attending Military Membership StarMilitary Discount (with ID): $55

18+, must provide ID for Active Duty/Reserves at the con. Not applicable for dependents, only for ID holder. Rate will increase to $65 on June 1, 2021.

Attending Student Membership StarStudent (with ID): $55

18+, must provide ID for current enrollment in high school/undergraduate university program.

Youth Membership StarYouth (8-17): $30

Must be under 18 at the start of the con, and supervised by a responsible adult. This membership does NOT receive publications.

Kid-In-Tow MembershipKid-In-Tow/KIT (Under 8): Free!!!

Must be under 8 at the start of the con and supervised AT ALL TIMES by a responsible adult. This membership does NOT receive publications and may NOT be transferred but may be canceled at any time with a request in writing to the Membership Coordinator.

Supporting Membership StarSupporting Membership: $35

ALL MEMBERSHIPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, BUT MOST ARE TRANSFERABLE. If you’re not sure how to proceed with your purchase, please CONTACT US!