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Rocket City NerdCon

Bald Move Red Wedding
A.Ron and Jim from Bald Move
 at the 2016 "Red Wedding."

Rocket City NerdCon (RCNC) 2018 is a celebration of all things nerdy. If your fanaticism for pop culture, comic books, movies, tv, books, games, collectibles, crafting, cosplay, LARPing, etc. borders on obsessively nerdy, this is the place for you! Come meet other people who geek out over similar subjects, and let your inner nerd flag fly.

  • When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9:00am-9:00pm and Sunday, Nov. 4, 9:00am-5:00pm.
  • Where: Downtown Huntsville Library, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Tickets: $15 in advance or $20 at the door; children 10 and under are free with ticketed adult.

Tickets are good for the whole weekend, and you must have a ticket to enter panel rooms and workshops. The library will be open to the public during normal library hours (Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm, and Sunday, 1:00-5:00pm), but only ticket holders will be allowed in the library on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

Follow the con on Facebook to make sure you don't miss any announcements! Questions can be sent to nerdcon@hmcpl.org.

 

Panel Presentations

RCNC 2018 wants YOU! We are looking for nerdy folks to lead panel discussions, how-to workshops, singalongs, dance sessions, etc. If you're a Trekkie expert, cosplay master, enthusiast of all things robots, or just burning with the need to discuss the latest superhero film, use the panel submission form below to tell us about your idea for an awesome panel!

All panel submissions are subject to review by the RCNC Committee for subject matter and content. Panels for mature audiences are not prohibited but are subject to approval on a case-by-case basis. 18+ panels may be required to be held after Library Hours are over to insure audience suitability.

Rocket City NerdCon 2018 Call for Presentations are open. Complete the form here!

Please send any questions regarding Panel Presentations to nerdcon@hmcpl.org and be sure to include your name and contact information so we can get back to you!

Vendor Applications

RCNC 2018 is now accepting applications for Vendors for our fifth year! If you would like to apply, please click the link below and complete the form in its entirety. Please be certain to read all the Vendor Information located at the beginning of the form.

All vendor applications are subject to review by the RCNC Committee for convention suitability. Applicants that are found to to be unsuitable for the convention will be denied. Vendors are asked to refrain from selling or displaying merchandise intended for mature audiences as RCNC is a family-friendly convention. Please note that the Vendors Area is open to the public during regular Library Hours. Vendors are encouraged to sell their merchandise to both congoers and non-congoers alike. Payment for vendor booths are due no later than two weeks before the convention. Vendors will be invoiced through PayPal at the email provided on their application. Vendors who do not wish to remit payment through PayPal must email nerdcon@hmcpl.org and make an appointment with a RCNC 2018 Committee Chair to remit their payment in person. Vendors who fail to follow these instructions are not guaranteed a vendors booth.

Please send any questions regarding Vendor Applications to nerdcon@hmcpl.org and be sure to include your name, vendor name, and contact information so that we can get back to you!

Rocket City NerdCon 2018 Vendor Applications are open. Complete the form here!