Thursday, November 11, 2010


MechaCon has made its official announcement of its 2011 dates. Below you will find the press release.

On August 26-28, 2011, Louisiana's largest and longest-running anime convention returns to the Crescent City!

MechaCon offers anime and mecha fans of Louisiana and neighboring states a chance to gather in a warm and friendly setting to learn more about the culture of Japan and to share in the experience that is the anime fan culture. Located in the French Quarter of New Orleans, MechaCon welcomes anime fans and Asian cultural enthusiasts across the south to join us for our seventh annual MechaCon weekend.
Located on New Orleans' world-famous Poydras Street, near the banks of the Mississippi River... the Hilton New Orleans Riverside will be host to MechaCon VII. Check out the wonderful accommodations offered by the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in our Accommodations section.
The 2011 event is our seventh convention and the MechaCon staff is completely dedicated to bringing you yet another spectacular convention experience in our commitment to continue evolving MechaCon to it's fullest potential. MechaCon is a unique blend, combining the worlds of Anime, Transformers, and Japanese Culture into an enjoyable three-day weekend. Fans of Anime and Transformers will not only be able to enjoy our many panels, viewing rooms, and dealers room, but attendees will also have the opportunity to learn more about the history and the culture of Japan through our informative panels and presentations.
Now, it should be noted that we are aware that our 2011 dates may be inconvenient for some due to school being in session. We humbly apologize for this and ask for your understanding in knowing that this was the only weekend the hotel had available for us. Unfortunately, these are some of the growing pains we must endure in trying to make MechaCon a bigger and better event year after year. The Hilton is working with us to assure that we will be returning MechaCon to the month of July in 2012. We thank you in advance for your patience and your willingness to work with us to keep MechaCon growing ang going strong!

All that being said, we heartily welcome you back to MechaCon and if you haven't already, we hope you'll visit our forums and enjoy the full convention experience. All of the information for early registration, as well as the many wonderful benefits, will be available soon in our Registration section.
If you are interested in being a dealer, volunteer or purchasing a table in MechaCon 2011's Artists Alley, at MechaCon VII, these sections will be updated with reservation information soon.
Welcome back to the Big Easy...
welcome home to MechaCon!

Last year MechaCon was the signature event of the Robotech Convention Tour, with outstanding guests, informative panels, great tournaments and memorable events for Robotech fans. On top of all of that you had the City of New Orleans to explore and explore it everyone did. 
        The Robotech Ranger wants you to go to MechaCon!

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