Join Us In Bethesda!
The rates below are good through the end of 2020. If you voted in Site Selection or become a Supporting Member, thank you!!! You’re welcome to upgrade at any time and we’ll credit you for your advance support.
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.
For questions concerning membership registration, send email to
or use our contact form and direct your questions to Betsy Marks, Membership Registrar.
These membership rates are good through midnight (EST) on 12/31/2020.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
18+ at the con. This is for everyone who isn’t one of the options below.
18+, must provide ID for Active Duty/Reserves at the con. Not applicable for dependents, only for ID holder.
18+, must provide ID for current enrollment in high school/undergraduate university program.
Must be under 18 at the start of the con, and supervised by a responsible adult. This membership does NOT receive publications.
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.
ALL MEMBERSHIPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE, BUT MOST ARE TRANSFERABLE. If you’re not sure how to proceed with your purchase, please CONTACT US!