26-28 Sept 2014
Columbus, Ohio

Context Registration Information

updated 7 July 2014

Full-weekend registration is $35 through February 9th; from February 10th until April 15th it will be $45. From April 16th until Sept. 17th it will be $50. Online registration will close after September 17th; registrations will be $60 at the door. Single-day registrations are also available: $20 for Friday, $30 for Saturday, and $15 for Sunday. Information on volunteering is below.

Please use the form linked below to register for the convention.

If you have already registered, you may separately to get dealers' tables and/or workshops.

Click Here For The Registration Form

Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • If you take a workshop, you must also be registered for the convention the day the workshop is offered.

  • Some workshops conflict with each other; please double-check your schedule before you register.

  • Please subscribe to our newsletter so that you stay up-to-date on programming changes, hotel deadlines, etc. You may miss important information otherwise.

  • If we cancel a workshop you've registered for, we will refund 100% of your money if you don't want to use the money to pay for a different workshop.

  • If you can't attend a workshop you've registered for, please send an email to workshop@contextsf.org to let us know as soon as possible.

  • If you must cancel your registration or bow out of a workshop, please send an email to registration@contextsf.org. We can either roll your fees over as credits for 2015, or we will refund your money minus a 10% admin fee provided you notify us by September 10th, 2014. Money paid by PayPal will be refunded by PayPal; money paid by check will be refunded by check. Refunds will be issued within 30 days.

  • If you cancel after September 10th, we can still roll 100% of your money over as credit for the 2015 convention, but we cannot issue a refund. The deadline for notifying us is September 26th at 5pm.

  • By registering, you agree to our anti-harassment policy.

Click Here For The Registration Form

Volunteering For Context

updated Nov. 15, 2013

Context can always use dependable helpers, both before the convention and during. One of the big before-con things we could use help with is in the area of promotion; we always need people to help distribute flyers and otherwise get the word out. And of course during the convention we always need people for the registration desk and gophering.

If you're interested in volunteering, please contact us at chair@contextsf.org.

Happy People
Tim Esaias, Jason Jack Miller, Jason Schmetzer, and Mike Arnzen
Photo courtesy Heidi Ruby Miller

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What is Context?

Context is a friendly convention focused on speculative fiction literature and related games, comics and films.

If you enjoy science fiction, fantasy, or horror, you'll find plenty to entertain you at this convention.

Who Will Be There?

Our 2014 GoHs include Jonathan Maberry and Betsy Mitchell; there will be many other guests.

When/ Where Is It?

Context will be held September 26-28, 2014 in Worthington, Ohio, at the Holiday Inn.

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