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24th July 2012

Transformers Collectors Convention To Hold Charity Auction For Make-A-Wish Foundation

TFconTFcon – Canada’s Transformers Collectors Convention – returns July 27-29, 2012 to the Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre in Mississauga for its 10th anniversary. The convention’s organizers are happy to announce they will be holding their first ever charity auction July 28th for Make-A-Wish Canada. The charity auction will feature many great unique items and we hope our community will help raise as much as possible for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

You can see a preview of many of the TFcon 2012 charity items via this link and even if you cannot make it to this year’s TFcon, you can still participate by bidding LIVE through Proxibid or now in advance. TheBigToyAuction will be Streaming the auction in Real-Time, so you won’t miss out!

Canadian Scott McNeil is a veteran animation actor who has voiced a variety of characters in various Transformers television series, including Waspinator, Rattrap, Dinobot, and Silverbolt in the Canadian produced series Beast Wars. He is also known for his voice work on ReBoot, Storm Hawks, Dragon Ball Z, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, InuYasha, Ranma 1/2, Fullmetal Alchemist, and X-Men: Evolution. At TFcon, Mr. McNeil will be participating in a live script reading with fans, question and answer panels, and autograph and photograph sessions.

Bob Budiansky is a comic book writer and editor whose name is synonymous with Transformers fiction. Mr. Budiansky is responsible for much of the writing of the original Marvel Transformers comic, and conceived the names of most of the original Transformers including Megatron. He also wrote the vast majority of the descriptive tech spec biographies printed on the Transformers toy packages that Hasbro produced in the 1980s, giving each character it’s own unique personality. Aside from Transformers, Budiansky has worked on various Marvel comicbook properties including The Avengers, Spider-man, and Ghost Rider. At TFcon Mr. Budiansky will be taking part in question and answer panels, and autograph and photograph sessions in his first ever Canadian convention appearance.

Neil Ross‘ work on Transformers goes all the way back to the original 1984 television series where he voiced the popular characters Springer, Slag, and Bonecrusher among others. Aside from Transformers, Ross’ voice can be heard as Han Solo in the Star Wars video games, in addition to the TV series G.I. Joe, Voltron, The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, and Batman: The Animated Series. At TFcon Mr. Ross will be taking part in a live script reading with fans, question and answer panels, and autograph and photograph sessions.

This year TFcon features Canada’s largest dealer room for Transformers merchandise, guest question and answer panels and autograph sessions, Transformers trivia contest, plus art and costume contests.

Online Registration is now closed, but there are still tickets available at the door.

TFcon 2012 admission includes the following:

  • Entrance to Canada’s Largest Dealer Room for Transformers merchandise
  • All access pass to all TFcon panels and events
  • Free autographs from all TFcon 2012 guests
  • Entrance into the hourly door prizes

TFcon 2012 Ticket Prices:

  • Weekend tickets (early admission on both days) – $50.00
  • Early admission tickets for Saturday – $30.00
  • Regular admission tickets for Saturday – $20.00
  • Early admission tickets for Sunday – $20.00
  • Regular admission tickets for Sunday – $10.00
  • The TFcon 2012 exclusive SHAFTER – $40.00
  • The customizing class is $45 and limited to 45 people. SOLD OUT
  • Kids between 5 and 12 are $5 for each day.
  • There is no charge for children under 5 years of age.
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