What's Open

Otakon 2017 Status Page

This page lists the status of applications and forms for Otakon 2017 which will be available at otakon.com 
For convention operating hours, see the Hours of Operation page

Registration (Online Member Registration)

Open: Feb. 17, 2017, noon - Aug. 9, 2017, 10 p.m.

Opening: February-March 2017

Anisong World Matsuri Passes

Open: May 1, 2017, noon - Aug. 12, 2017, noon

Anime Music Video Submission

Open: May 25, 2017, midnight - July 3, 2017, 1 p.m.

So, you want to submit your AMV to Otakon 2017? Who doesn't?! Deadline: Your submission must be received (not postmarked) by Monday July 3rd, 2017 or have finished uploading by 1:00 AM EST.

Artist Alley Professional Row Table Application

Open: Dec. 28, 2016, 7 p.m. - Jan. 16, 2017, midnight

Will remain open until after the first wave of Standard Table Acceptances are sent out.

Artist Alley Unlimited Table Application

Open: Jan. 3, 2017, 7 p.m. - Jan. 3, 2017, 11:20 p.m.

All Unlimited Booths are currently sold.

Artist Alley Standard Table Application

Open: Jan. 10, 2017, 7 p.m. - Jan. 12, 2017, 11:59 p.m.

Art Show Forms

Open: July 16, 2017, noon - Aug. 11, 2017, 6 p.m.

Print out your forms ahead of time and bring them with you to save time!

Cosplay Coordination

Open: June 30, 2017, noon - July 21, 2017, 6 p.m.

The Otakon Cosplay Coordination department helps facilitate and promote cosplay photoshoots at 4 new locations at the WEWCC.

Dealers Hall Booth Application

Opens: Feb. 17, 2017, noon

Fan Produced Videos

Closes: July 12, 2017, midnight

Sorry, Fan Produced Videos is unable to present this year.

Gofer Registration

Open: Feb. 17, 2017, noon - July 31, 2017, 6 p.m.

Hall Costume Contest Registration

Open: July 8, 2017, midnight - Aug. 1, 2017, noon

LARP (Live Action Role Play)

Open: Oct. 3, 2016, midnight - April 30, 2017, 11:59 p.m.

Sign-Ups may be available during Otakon

Live Programming Application

Open: Feb. 16, 2017, 5 p.m. - April 7, 2017, noon

Panelist & Workshop Presenters

Masquerade Registration

Open: June 23, 2017, 9 p.m. - July 28, 2017, 9 p.m.

Maid Cafe Performer Applications

Open: Feb. 20, 2017, 5 p.m. - May 1, 2017, 5 p.m.

Press & Industry Registration

Open: May 1, 2017, noon - Aug. 9, 2017, 6 p.m.

Lolita Garden Fashion Show

Open: June 13, 2017, midnight - July 16, 2017, 11:59 p.m.

Sign ups for both Designers and Models can be found here