• Convention Compilation - December 2nd

    With the convention season starting in a few months, we have a couple of new ones popping up around the world looking to fill their ranks.

    Have some headlines: 

    Cutie Mark Con Announced
    Crystal Fair Announced
    Cloudsdale Congress Announced
    PHPonyCon 2013 Change of Date and Venue
    Sac Brony Expo 
    Bronycon: Musicians of BronyPalooza

    With full articles after the break.

    Put your hooves together for Cutie Mark Con

    Cincinnati, OH - Cutie Mark Con is Ohio's largest My Little Pony Convention! With the largest
    guest list, and a number of events, Cutie Mark Con is a must-have place to be.

    Cutie Mark Con will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Cincinnati North. Located just south
    of the outer belt on the north side of Cincinnati, Ohio. The Crowne Plaza has the largest
    meeting space outside of downtown and also has endless possibilities for Cutie Mark Con to
    grow into the adjacent Sharonville Convention Center.

    Hotel rooms will be very affordable at the Crowne Plaza, with a rate of $99/night.
    The hotel is equipped with an indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, Coco Key Water Park (additional
    $12/day charge), separate wing with Smoking Balconies, and more.

    Pre-Register to enjoy the convention! Full Weekend Pre-Registration is forty (40) dollars,
    and Full Weekend Pre-Registration with Autographs will be seventy-five (75) dollars. Pre-
    Registration will open on December 1st, 2012.

    For more information and how to register for Cutie Mark Con, please visit our website at

    Cutie Mark Con is a convention ran by the fans, for the fans. Cutie Mark Con specializes in
    My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, bringing together not only the voice talents, but also
    the creative minds behind the show. The focus of Cutie Mark Con is bringing together the
    fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and all things that make the show amazing. Cutie
    Mark Con is a first year convention based out of Westerville, OH. The first Cutie Mark Con
    will be held in Cincinnati, OH, in 2013.

    URL: http://www.cutiemarkcon.com
    Date and Location: May 31 - June 2 at the Plaza Cincinnati North, Cincinnati, OH.
    Registration Fee: Pre-Register ONLY - $40 for a weekend badge, $75 with autographs

    A New Brony Convention, Crystal Fair, Will Be Held in Helsinki, Finland

    One of the largest pony conventions to be held in the Nordic countries.

    Helsinki November 30, 2012. A brand new pony themed convention, called Crystal Fair, will be held
    during the summer of 2014 in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland. The convention will focus on the
    European aspects of the brony fandom and invites interested individuals from all around the world to
    attend. Due to the international nature of the convention, English will be its primary language.

    The Crystal Fair will be one of the largest pony themed convention to be held in the Nordic countries and
    Suomen bronyt ry (Bronies of Finland registered association), the organizing party, are already well on their
    way in making the convention come together.

    Individuals interested either in the Crystal Fair or Bronies of Finland and desire to know more are invited
    to visit the convention’s teaser page, which has been made available to the public. It can be found at:

    Suomen bronyt ry is a non-profit organization founded on the 6th of October 2012 and is run by Finnish
    bronies, who have volunteered their time and energy to make the Crystal Fair a living reality.

    Greetings fans, young and old. We have a spectacle for you to behold. CloudCon!

    Coming to the Midatlantic Area, Cloudsdale Congress, or just CloudCon, is the newest pony convention on the block and we're inviting you, yes you, to an experience you'll never forget! We'll be hosting a bundle of panels, artist alley vendors, a kicking rave, and maybe even a surprise guest or two. We'll have all your fandom favorites there, too, like PixelKitties, Silva Hound, Coconeru, Forest Rain, and so much more!

    Getting your badge to this convention will only cost you $35 and registration is now open! Get your badge before it's too late.

    Are you ready? If so get your wings ready and head for the skies, and maybe we'll see you in Cloudsdale.

    Want to know more? Head on over to www.cloudsdalecongress.com or send us an email at info@cloudsdalecongress.com.

    When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up." - C. S. Lewis

    PHPonyCon 2013 Change of Date and Venue

    PHPonyCon 2013 is now moved to February 2, 2013, and relocated to College of Saint Benilde (CSB) Hotel, located at Arellano Ave., corner Estrada St., Malate, Manila

    We've also revised our pre-registration form for admission to the convention. Please do note that we're also changing the rates of admission to the following: PHP 650 for early-bird pre-registration up to Dec. 5, 2012; PHP 850 for regular pre-registration from Dec. 6 to Jan. 25, 2013; and PHP 950 for door-charge rate. This price increase is due to the relocation to CSB Hotel and upgrade of meals from plated dinner to eat-all-you-can buffet. Pre-registration payment is still through bank deposit.

    Sac Brony Expo

    This is the Sac Brony Admin Team looking for Bronies to help bring an exiting event to fruition!

    Although the event is still in development, we are opening positions for Sacramento bound, responsible, and passionate Bronies who are active in the community!

    We have the following positions open:
    1. Graphic Designer
    We need someone who has expertise in the field to develop the logos for the convention. We would want someone who already has experience in the field and we will require a portfolio showcasing previously made designs.

    2. Meet Up Manager
    We are looking for a very charismatic person who has had previous experiences in managing and running events. The person will be representing the team in both Sac Brony and other meet ups. We need someone who has plenty of free time during weekends and they must drive.

    3. Registration Supervisor
    We need someone who has worked with bank accounts in a professional environment. The person will be keeping track of a large number of registerers and their payments. We will strictly follow these guidelines.

    4. Event Supervisor
    We need someone who has experience in running large, several events. We would prefer people who has worked in conventions as event managers. We would also like someone who works well under stress.

    To apply, send an email to sacbronymeetup@gmail.com  with the name of the position for which you are applying to and a résumé listing your previous job experiences. Applicants will undergo an interview with the leaders and admins of the team.

    Thank you and we will be looking forward to future applicants!

    - Carlos (Leader of the Sac Brony Team)

    Musicians of BronyPalooza – Part 1

    Bringing in musicians from all over the world and spanning as many genres of music as possible, BronyCon 2013 is excited to announce BronyPalooza—the largest brony concert on this planet.

    For BronyCon 2013’s event in Baltimore, BronyPalooza is already looking to raise the bar from the previous year with a lineup of some of the fandom’s most praised musicians including Poni1Kenobi, LaserPon3, Living Tombstone, Mic the Microphone, Rainbow & Rooted (formerly Balloon Party), Tarby, EHT, Cyril, ArtAttack, Speedcore Dave, Baschfire, Foozogz, Michael A, Silva Hound and HeyLasFas.

    With our wide range of musicians, BronyPalooza is featuring a lineup of hard rock, rap, electronic music, orchestral arrangements and more from the talent within the brony fan base. There will also be an all-new laser show that you won’t want to miss.

    But the list doesn’t stop there! We will be announcing more musicians for BronyPalooza as it gets closer to the event date. Don’t miss out on another announcement and check out our website where all musicians will be listed first.

    Attendance to BronyPalooza is only possible with your admission to BronyCon 2013. The concert will be held as a main event during the convention Aug. 2-4, 2013, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The days that BronyPalooza will take place during the convention have yet to be determined.

    To perform at BronyPalooza: BronyCon 2013 is still looking for more talent to be a part of BronyPalooza. If you are a musician interested in performing, an online application is available at http://bronycon.org/events/bronypalooza. All genres of music are welcome and encouraged.