FAQ

NOTE: Information will be added as it becomes available. To stay up to date, please consult the Updates page or our social media.

When is CON.TXT 2021?

CON.TXT 2021 will be held online on June 26–27, 2021, with informal pre-con events on the evening of June 25 (Eastern Daylight Time). 

How much does it cost to attend?

CON.TXT 2021 costs $20 and registration will open on April 15, 2021. Scholarships will be available.

When and how can I register?

Register here! Registration is open from April 15, 2021 through noon EDT on June 25, 2021. You can pay using either a credit or debit card (our payment processing platform supports Google Pay, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express). Please note that you will have to have an email address associated with your Conline account for the payment to go through properly (you can add your email address to your Conline account here). 

What scholarships does CON.TXT offer and how do I apply?

We offer free registration for fans of color and fans who cannot otherwise afford to attend CON.TXT. To apply, please email registration@contxt.club and let us know if you are applying for a scholarship. You do not need to disclose any personal circumstances to qualify. Scholarship applications are due on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at midnight Eastern Daylight Time.

I'm not located on the East Coast of the U.S. Will you accommodate other time zones?

We will to an extent. Attendees on the U.S. West Coast will have a couple of early days (starting around 7 am Pacific time), and attendees in other time zones may have to stay up late or miss the end-of-day activities such as pre-con games on Friday night or the Saturday night vid show. Some attendees may find most CON.TXT events difficult to attend in real time. To mitigate this, we plan to offer a number of recorded panels that can be replayed, and to facilitate replays of vid shows for those who aren't able to watch them live. 

How can I get updates about the con?

Updates are posted in the following places:

What is your cancellation policy?

Attending members who cancel 30 days before the con can choose to have their registration fee (less any processing fee) refunded. Email registration@contxt.club for details.

What is your safety policy?

We want CON.TXT to be a safer space for all attendees. If you notice behavior you think is inconsistent with this goal, the concom is ready to help. Please note that CON.TXT is a private event, and we reserve the right to refuse admission to any participant at any time for any reason, with no refund of registration fees.

You can read our Code of Conduct, Privacy, and Accessibility Policies. Please email safety@contxt.club with any questions or concerns.

Is there a minimum age for attendance?

Yes. You must be 18 years of age or older by the time the con starts in order to attend. By registering, you are agreeing that you meet this requirement.

How can I get involved?

You can propose panels/vid shows/workshops, vote on programming, nominate and make vids, submit recorded content, and hold DIY panels at the con! Visit con-txt.dreamwidth.org for details.

What about CON.TXT 2022?

We don't know yet. It looks like in-person conventions will be possible again in 2022. However, our former hotel, the Residence Inn Pentagon City, in Arlington, VA, just south of Washington, D.C., closed permanently in Fall 2020. We plan to stay in the D.C. area. In the future, we hope to find a new home and integrate online participation into future in-person CON.TXTs.