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COSPLAY CONTEST

FAQ

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AGE

As the series is rated M, we ask that all guests under the age of 18 are accompanied by an adult.

ACCESSIBILITY

MGSCON is wheelchair accessible and takes place on one floor, including restrooms. The Plaza Ballroom is adjacent to the Hilton parking garage via ramp access. Elevators are located in the foyer for lobby and restaruant access.

REGISTRATION

Stay tuned for Eventbrite ticket options. 

Please bring a photo ID and have your registration email ready.

TIMES

JULY 19, 2024

Badge pickup @ Carribean Room 

4pm - 8pm

MGSMingle @ Hilton LB Pool

7pm - 10pm

JULY 20, 2023

Badge pickup + Prop Check @ Foyer

8am - 2pm

MGSCON @ 2nd Floor Event Space

10am - 7pm

COVID-19 POLICIES

Vaccination is highly recommended for all attendees and staff participating in MGSCON.

The safety and well being of our fans is our top priority.

If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you please stay home to keep your fellow fans safe.

Masks are strongly suggested.

GUESTS

Visit our Guest Experiences page for more information on who is coming to MGSCON! 

Guests will be available for autographs and professional photo opportunities for an additional fee.

PROGRAMMING

TBD

HOTEL POLICIES

MGSCON is located in the Hilton Long Beach and therefore attendees must adhere to the Hilton rules. 

There is no smoking or alcohol consumption allowed in the Plaza Foyer or Ballroom.

No outside food or beverage is allowed at MGSCON.

Dogs are welcome to stay at the Hilton but unless it is a service animal, pets will have to remain in attendee rooms.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography and videography is permitted.

MGSCON attendees, vendors and staff acknowledge they are entering a space where photo, video, and audio recording may occur. We ask all our guests to be considerate and receive permission before capturing photos or video of other attendees. Be respectful - any attendee taking inappropriate pictures will be removed.

COSPLAY CONTEST

Visit our COSPLAY CONTEST page for all information

Q&A:

Does MGSCON Artist Alley accept credit cards or digital payment?

The individual artist/vendor decides how they want to accept payment. We recommend bringing cash.

Does MGSCON sell tickets on-site?

We will be offering passes on-site.

Will there be food options?

MGSCON will not be providing food or drink, however there are many options available inside the Hilton Long Beach. Find out more: Location

What guests will be attending?

Visit our Guest Experiences page to see who will be at MGSCON!

Will I be guaranteed a signing and/or photo opportunity?

Guest autographs and professional photo opportunities are on a first come first served basis.

How many attendees can be in one photo?

For safety reasons, no more than 3 attendees in one photo.

What if I have a complaint?

Please don't hesitate to locate the nearest MGSCON Staff if you have an issue. We are here to help make this event safe and enjoyable for everyone. 

Why a Kickstarter?

As with any first-time event, MGSCON needs to cover it's expenses and ensure enough fans will be able to attend. We want to make this a great fan experience, and raising funds will help us bring more guests and talent to our show. We are building this convention from the ground up and need whatever support we can get. 

Why Los Angeles?

Many of the talented (English) voice actors featured in the Metal Gear franchise are local to Los Angeles and therefore more accessible. Plus the event coordinator lives nearby :) 

Where can I find updates?

Follow @MGSCON on all socials for updates! 

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