Schedule of events for Savcon 2012
Friday June 22, 2012

5:30pm - 8:30pm : Preregistration / Contests
All preregister attendees, guests and Dealers should arrive by 4pm to be checked in to their rooms and come to Ballroom B at the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah/Midtown to get their preregistration packages and badges and Submit their contest applications for the Art, Costume and Custom Transformers Contest. Please note this will be the only time we do preregister packages, contest entries and hand out badges the entire weekend. 

9pm - 10pm : Tailirine Irene Free Preregister Attendee  Concert  (one time only event)
Join Savannah, Georgia native, Tailirine Irene, as she rocks out The Grand Opening of Savcon the night before the Convention even starts! along with playing her more widely known tracks she will be rocking out some of her Transformers material too!
The Tailirine Irene concert is only for preregistered attendees, anyone that does not preregister before the May 1st deadline will not be able to gain entry to the concert.
No better way to make history in Savannah than a Savannah Native!! Don't miss it!


MegaToyFan.com will be having a parts party in their hotel room after hours. location and time of this event will be announced once MegaToyFan.com has checked into their hotel room.


Saturday June 23, 2012

9am - 5:30pm : Dealer Room Opens
Our dealer room opens one full hour earlier for our preregister guests to receive items before the General Public arrives.

9:30am - 11am : Autograph Session
Meet Gregg BergerNeil KaplanLee Tockar and Daniel Ross for their first autograph session of Savcon. This session is starting 30 minutes earlier so our preregister guests have the opportunity to meet the actors before the General Public arrives. Please note, Actors may require a small fee to have items signed. 

10am - 5:30pm : Admission Booth Opens
All non-preregister attendees begin arriving. Our admission booth will be set up in the hallway in the middle of both Ballroom A and B at a cost of $15 per person (see walk in discounts on 
preregistration page) upon arriving all walk in attendees should note that without a hand stamp received from the admissions booth you will not gain entry into any areas of the convention. 
once stamp is purchased you are required to show it to security at each door to gain entry. we are not issuing replacement stamps, if stamp is washed off you will have to buy another. Stamps issued are only good for the day purchased not both days.

10am - 8:30pm : Bumblebee, Galvatron & Cliffjumper  (outside event)
In the main parking lot of the hotel there will be three custom cars, Bumblebee & Cliffjumer, which are modified Chevy Camaro movie editions and Galvatron, A Dodge Challenger, Modified in the colors of the Villain from Transformers : The Movie. Have  your photo taken with the cars and see them in action!

10am - 12pm Cosplay For A Cure (outside event)
Outside the convention hotel in the adjacent parking lot will be a Pink Fire Truck and Pink Police Car From the  Guardians Of The RIbbion Savannah Georgia Chapter for Cancer Awareness along with members of the East Coast Cosplayers showcasing some of the most original Transformers costumes ever assembled.  They will be taking donations for Cancer awareness and you will have the opportunity to have your picture taken with your favorite transformers costumed character.

11am - 12:30pm : Cosplay For A Cure  (inside event)
Cosplay For A Cure is a charity event selling donated Items to raise money for Pink Heals Tour for Cancer Awareness. All Items range from $5 to $500 all proceeds help find a cure and raise awareness.

11:30am - 2pm : Autograph Session
Join Gregg BergerNeil KaplanLee Tockar and Daniel Ross for another autograph session at Savcon. Please note, Actors may require a small fee to have items signed.

12:30pm - 1:30pm : East Coast Cosplayers  (Panel)
The East Coast Cosplayers are a talented energetic bunch that are from around the country with one goal "HAVE FUN" and look good doing it! Appearing at several Comic, Anime and Transformer conventions yearly, this group is not to be missed!
Listen to members of the 
ECC tell you about how they make their costumes and how to get involved in designing a costume for yourself!

2pm - 3:30pm : Costume Contest
Bring your best Transformers costume out and let Neil Kaplan and Alex Yu judge to see who has the Best costume of 2012 in the first ever Costume contest!

3pm - 5:30pm : Autograph Session
Join Gregg BergerNeil KaplanLee Tockar and Daniel Ross for another autograph session at Savcon. Please note, Actors may require a small fee to have items signed.

4pm - 5pm : Transcostumers  (Panel)
This group is dedicated to having fun and bringing out the best in every costume they design. come join members of the mech/robot group TransCostumers as they discuss how they design their costumes shown all over the country at various conventions.

6pm - 7pm : Voice Acting Panel
Join Gregg BergerNeil KaplanLee Tockar and Daniel Ross for their last Voice Actors Panel session of Savcon. Come listen to them speak about Voice Acting and ask them the toughest questions you have always wanted answered.

8pm - 8:30pm : Ragin Nation "LIVE"  (Panel)
Alex Yu, Guest Speaker and owner of Ragin Ronin Productions. Being an aspiring Movie Director, Owner of his own Video Production Company, Youtube Vlogger and a life long Transformers fan.
His talents go far beyond the realm of just being a Transformers Fan. Alex does Hollywood Movie reviews via Youtube and has an abundance of followers he has named “The Ragin Nation!” Alex will be the host of his own panel named “Ragin Nation Live!” as he explains to aspiring Movie Directors and video vloggers the tools of the trade and how to achieve your goals, While also explaining what Transformers mean to him and his goals of Directing Movies. Being a Michael Bay and a Transformers Live Action Movie fan Alex will share with you how he plans to bring both his loves
into one vision for the world to see. Alex will also be hosting a Transformers Trivia contest during his panel and awarding prizes too!

9pm - 10pm "Randall Ng,  My Animated Life: Blood, Sweat, and Gears"   (Panel)
Spanning a 15 year career in the video game and animation industry, Randall will discuss his beginnings in animation and his well rounded experience as a martial artist, teacher, and artist. Randall has been a Transformers fan since the beginning and will share about his experiences with the franchise and fandom. Learn about his process, how he and DR. SMOOV eventually teamed up, and more. Question and answers at the end of the panel. Join Randall as he showcases his work in a hour long panel one day only!! Exclusively at Savcon!
 
9:30pm - 10:30pm : Ticket Booth Reopens (Special)
This special Ticket booth will be for the Hall Of Primus ceremony which is open to preregister and walk ins at a cost of $5 per person (no special discounts) Tickets for this event cannot be purchased in advance.

10:30pm - 11:30pm : Hall Of Primus Ceremony
Savcon's first ever Hall Of Fame award show. Join us in a "Casual Dress" award ceremony for our inductees. Hosted by Daniel Ross and Candice Santora, this will be one of our main yearly attractions where those in the Transformers Universe are honored for their hard work and contributions to the fandom.


MegaToyFan.com will be having a parts party in their hotel room after hours. location and time of this event will be announced once MegaToyFan.com has checked into their hotel room.
Sunday June 24, 2012

9am - 4pm : Dealer Room Opens
Our dealer room opens one full hour earlier for our preregister guests to receive items before the General Public arrives.

10am - 4pm : Admission Booth Opens
All non-preregister attendees begin arriving. Our admission booth will be set up in the hallway in the middle of both Ballroom A and B at a cost of $15 per person (see walk in discounts on 
preregistration page) upon arriving all walk in attendees should note that without a hand stamp received from the admissions booth you will not gain entry into any areas of the convention. 
once stamp is purchased you are required to show it to security at each door to gain entry. we are not issuing replacement stamps, if stamp is washed off you will have to buy another. Stamps issued are only good for the day purchased not both days.

10am - 12pm Cosplay For A Cure (outside event)
Outside the convention hotel in the adjacent parking lot will be a Pink Fire Truck and Pink Police Car From the 
 Guardians Of The RIbbion Savannah Georgia chapter for Cancer Awareness  along with members of the East Coast Cosplayers showcasing some of the most original Transformers costumes ever assembled.  They will be taking donations for Cancer awareness and you will have the opportunity to have your picture taken with your favorite transformers costumed character.

10am - 6pm : Bumblebee, Galvatron & Cliffjumper  (outside event)
In the main parking lot of the hotel there will be three custom cars, Bumblebee & Cliffjumer, which are modified Chevy Camaro movie editions and Galvatron, A Dodge Challenger , Modified in the colors of the Villain from Transformers : The Movie. Have  your photo taken with the cars and see them in action!

10:30am - 12:30pm : Autograph Session
Join Gregg BergerNeil KaplanLee Tockar and Daniel Ross for another autograph session at Savcon. Please note, Actors may require a small fee to have items signed.

10:30am - 11:30am : Custom Transformers Contest
*Sponsored by "CustranZ : Custom Transformerz*
Savcon bring you it's first ever Customs Contest, with a twist! Contestants must build their own version of Grimlock to be judged by the panel. with loads of goodies for the winners!

12pm - 1:30pm : Cosplay For A Cure  (inside event)
Cosplay For A Cure is a charity event selling donated Items to raise money for Pink Heals Tour for Cancer Awareness. All Items range from $5 to $500 all proceeds help find a cure and raise awareness.

1pm - 3pm : Autograph Session
Join Gregg BergerNeil KaplanLee Tockar and Daniel Ross for their last autograph session at Savcon. Please note, Actors may require a small fee to have items signed.

2pm - 2:30pm : Ragin Nation "LIVE"  (Panel)
Alex Yu, Guest Speaker and owner of Ragin Ronin Productions. Being an aspiring Movie Director, Owner of his own Video Production Company, Youtube Vlogger and a life long Transformers fan.
His talents go far beyond the realm of just being a Transformers Fan. Alex does Hollywood Movie reviews via Youtube and has an abundance of followers he has named “The Ragin Nation!” Alex will be the host of his own panel named “Ragin Nation Live!” as he explains to aspiring Movie Directors and video vloggers the tools of the trade and how to achieve your goals, While also explaining what Transformers mean to him and his goals of Directing Movies. Being a Michael Bay and a Transformers Live Action Movie fan Alex will share with you how he plans to bring both his loves
into one vision for the world to see. Alex will also be hosting a Transformers Trivia contest and awarding prizes too!

3pm - 4pm : Voice Acting Panel
Join Gregg BergerNeil KaplanLee Tockar and Daniel Ross for their last Voice Actors Panel session of Savcon. Come listen to them speak about Voice Acting and ask them the toughest questions you have always wanted answered.

4:30pm - 5:30pm : Art Contest
Time to get your paper and pens out! or even fire up your computer, Savcon's first ever Art Contest. Join guest judge and artist Lee Tockar as he picks the 2012 Art Contest winner from our entries!
WInner receive a hand drawn template of "Sam & Barricade : First Encounter" by Alex Milne that was the template used in the 2007 Transformers Movie comic adaption!

5:30pm - 6pm : Savcon Raffle
For those that bought Raffle tickets throughout the weekend, now is the chance to see if you won!
We will draw the tickets
LIVE for the goodies we have had displayed the whole weekend behind the Admission booth.
Including the monstrous
Fall Of Cybertron poster that was donated by High Moon Studios!
 
6pm - 7pm "Transforming Transformers: Making Tranformers Funny"   (Panel)
Jon Bailey Crumpton (Jon3.0) Is a voice over artist and impressionist that has supplied narrations to DVD "Coming Soon" Trailers & Toy ads. Jon's Voice can be found on Star Wars : The Clone Wars speaking toy clone helmet too.
Jon will be doing one of his Transformer Parody videos filled with spoofs and humor you would expect from the videos on his Youtube Page!