Welcome To DemiCon 28

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Sign-up to be in the DemiCon 28 Masquerade/Cosplay

Masquerade and cosplay registration is now available. Rules, information and registration form are on the Masquerade and Cosplay page located in the Programming section of our website under Contests.

For more information, contact masquerade@demicon.org.

Art Show Registration Posted

Attention artists! The registration information for the DemiCon 28 Art Show are now posted under registration.

Here is the direct link to the full rules, policies, and registration information: https://demicon.org/demicon28/register-as-an-artist-for-the-art-show/.

If you have any questions or trouble you can contact artshow@demicon.org.


DemiCon 28 Promotional Art Contest

Calling all artists! We are excited to announce that we are holding a contest to design our DemiCon 28 promotional poster. The winning design may also be used for our official DemiCon 28 t-shirt.

Full rules and entry information can be found on the Contests page.

Entries must be submitted by February 1, 2017. We look forward to seeing what you can come up with!


Dealer Room Application Available until 11:59 AM Central Time on Saturday, January 14

Tables spaces for DemiCon 28 are $35 each, with a strict limit of three table spaces. Each person working the table needs to also purchase a convention membership.

The DemiCon Dealers’ Room can hold 28 table spaces. At DemiCon 27, we had eight vendors register and secure 13 tables spaces for DemiCon 28, leaving 13 spaces available for additional vendors.

We will be conducting a juried selection to fill the remaining 13 spaces.

To be considered, please complete the application no later than 11:59 AM Central Time on Saturday, January 14.

Dealers’ Room Application

If you have questions please, contact dealers@demicon.org.


Let’s Party!

If you have ever attended a DemiCon in the past you know that fan run room parties are a large component of the convention night life.

If you are interested in hosting a party for DemiCon 28 please complete the sign-up form on our Room Parties page no later than April 1.

Remember, all parties must be signed up in advance and your room must be located on the 5th floor. If you have any questions you can contact roomparties@demicon.org.


Sweded Movie Trailer Contest details have been posted

The deadline to submit your entries for the Sweded Movie Trailer contest is April 10, 2017. Full contest details can be found under the Contests area of our Programming page.

Not sure what a sweded movie trailer is or don’t know if you have what it takes? Check out our sample video:

Support the DemiCon 28 Charity this Holiday Season

Everybody Wins! IowaOne child. One hour. Each Week. – Everybody Wins! Iowa is a literacy and mentoring organization that is dedicated to increasing children’s success in school through reading and mentoring experiences with caring volunteers.

DemiCon 28 has selected Everybody Wins! Iowa as our official charity. If you are looking for ways to give this holiday season we urge you to consider this wonderful organization.

On Saturday, December 17 they are holding a Bookfair at Barnes & Noble from 10AM to 6PM. Event information is available at: https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061839564-0.

Other ways you can give them your support:
•    Become a volunteer mentor and read out load with a child for 30-60 minutes a week
•    Donate new books
•    Give financially

Their website is: https://everybodywinsiowa.org/.


Return of the DemiCon City Smash

We will be bringing back the ever so popular DemiCon City Smash for DemiCon 28.

City Smash takes place in the children’s programming room and involves the smashing of a giant cardboard city!

Here is a video we put together of a past City Smash.


Des Moines Science Fiction Society Afternoon at the Movies

The Des Moines Science Fiction Society, hosts of DemiCon 28, are having an afternoon at the movies this coming Sunday, November 6. This event outing is open to all. We will be meeting at Wynnsong 16 at 1:30PM for the 2:00PM showing of Doctor Strange.

Wynnsong 16 is located at 5233 Stoney Creek Ct, Johnston, Iowa 50131.

More information is available on the event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1819974101617616/




Book Release Party with Our Artist Guest of Honor

On Friday, November 4 from 5PM to 7PM there will be a book release party at the Des Moines Social Club (900 Mulberry St, Des Moines, Iowa 50309) for The Shimmering Secret. The book is written by by Karla Hansen and it is illustrated by our DemiCon 28 Artist Guest of Honor Ron Wagner.

Check out the book website (http://theshimmeringsecret.com/) or visit the event page on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/events/223999831349964/)for more information.


Disclaimer: This is not an official DemiCon/DMSFS event.