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Press Release: General Updates from BronyCAN

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Hey everyone,

As our con draws ever so close - less than a week away now! - we have had a lot going on behind the scenes, and with that comes a lot of updates on our website as well as mini-announcements. They are all here, compiled below:


We regret to announce that both Andrew Francis and Silva Hound are no longer attending BronyCAN, due to professional obligations beyond our control and personal issues respectively. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have on our attendees.


Online pre-registration is now CLOSED. All passes will be available at the door for attendees who missed our pre-registration period. You MUST present personal identification and then sign our Acceptable Use Policy to be granted entry into the convention. All details about passes and at-the-door entry are available here:


Need to know our hotel parking rates? Maybe you need information or directions on how to get to our venue? Or perhaps you're looking for restaurants, cafes, or shopping centers near our venue in Richmond? We've got you covered on all of these queries! Feel free to visit our Hotel or Travel Info pages for more details:


Our full events schedule is now available! On our Events page you will find our complete events listing as well as the following:

- Convention hours!
- Venue map!
- Information on special guest autographs! (Talent autographs are $20 each and CAD cash only)
- Cosplay Contest details!
- A color-coded, printable events schedule in grid layout!

Click on any event on our Events page to view its description and to see more details on each event!


Our Vendor Hall Guidelines and Information document has now been made available! Feel free to view our Artist's Alley Rules here:

We have also made available our complete listing of vendors who will be present at BronyCAN! View our full list of vendors here:


BronyCAN's Code of Conduct is now available! Please see our FAQ page and be sure to read our Code of Conduct before entering our venue:



Force Start has renegotiated the cost of the Chrome Metallic Derpy vinyl figure down to $45 apiece. The pre-order form (linked below) has been updated to reflect this change.

Everyone who previously paid more than $45 for the Chrome Metallic Derpy will receive a refund of the difference via PayPal within the next 72 hours.


Mad Greek Restaurant in Richmond will be offering the following special dinner menu exclusively for BronyCAN attendees! Let your server know when you order that you are from BronyCAN to get the special menu. Located just across the street from our venue!

Choice of:

Chicken souvlaki w/ tzatziki
Beef souvlaki w/ tzatziki
Lamb souvlaki w/ tzatziki
Kalamari dinner w/ tzatziki
Vegetarian plate w/ tzatziki

The above are served with greek salad, rice pilaf, roast potato, and your choice of coffee, tea, or soda pop.

$18.00 per person plus applicable taxes.

More info:




We would like to remind everyone that those interested in registering for BronyCAN may now do so at the door. More details here:

As well, anyone looking to purchase a hotel room for the event is encouraged to use our special promo code "BRONYCAN" to get an awesome discount exclusive to our attendees! (Free gift basket full of pony merch, Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, and parking included in price!) ROOMS FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 24TH ARE NOW SOLD OUT:

If you book a room at our hotel, the Executive Airport Plaza, you will be entered into our Hotel Booking Draw: You could win an invite to our VIP dinner with our guests and staff, your hotel room, your two-day weekend pass, and a $100 gift certificate to spend on meals!

Finally, we've got many more great announcements on the way, so make sure to keep tabs on our message board:, follow us on Tumblr:, follow us on Twitter:, like us on Facebook:, and keep an eye on our website for the most up-to-date BronyCAN news!

BronyCAN is being held Saturday and Sunday, August 24th and 25th, 2013, at the Executive Airport Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, Richmond, BC.

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