SiouxperConLine Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 16, 2020

Mychelle Blake

SiouxperCon

media@siouxpercon.com

 

 

SiouxperCon Moves Online in 2020

Sioux Falls’ favorite nerd convention to hold an online, COVD 19-safe experience for local fans.

 

 

[Sioux Falls, SD]: The 501c3 charity convention SiouxperCon, now in its fifth year, is holding their first ever fully online convention, SiouxperConline. The online convention will take place from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 4th.

 

“SiouxperCon has always been a family-friendly, community-focused event and we felt that holding an in-person convention would put too many of our fans at risk due to COVID-19.” Says Tyson Wharton, Chair of SiouxperCon’s Board of Directors. “While we were disappointed to not meet in person, moving to an online con seemed a logical step to keep everyone safe while providing our fans with a fun experience.”

 

The online convention will take place on the website https://siouxperconline.com.

  • Registration is free, although donations are encouraged. All donations support SiouxperCon’s partner charities, REACH Literacy and JY6 Foundation.
  • The event will feature over 30 interviews with guests from the comic book, science fiction, fantasy and horror fields.
  • A cosplay contest will feature an online “parade” and a panel with the Best in Show winner.
  • Online video gaming tournaments and board gaming meetups will run throughout the weekend.

For more information, visit SiouxperCon’s main website, https://siouxpercon.com or the event website to sign up.

 

About SiouxperCon: SiouxperCon is a nonprofit educational event dedicated to promoting literacy and valuable life skills in an inclusive and friendly environment. The vision of SiouxperCon is to engage individuals, cultivating their interest of comics and various popular art forms through workshops, panels, seminars, exhibitions and hosting conventions. SiouxperCon’s Charity Partners are REACH Literacy and the JY6 Foundation. SiouxperCon, now in its fifth year, has quickly grown into the most anticipated annual Siouxland event for lovers of all things in the “nerd” community. 

 

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SiouxperCon is a nonprofit educational event dedicated to promoting literacy and valuable life skills in an inclusive and friendly environment.  The vision of SiouxperCon is to engage individuals, cultivating their interest in comics and various popular art forms through workshops, panels, seminars, exhibitions and hosting conventions. Our board and staff are 100% volunteer driven.