Week Left for AMV Contest Submissions

Submissions for the AMV Contest end Friday, July 6 which means you have less than a week. Rules and submission instructions can be found on the AMV Contest page.

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AnimeIowa Apocalypse Video Contest

Now announcing the 2012 AnimeIowa Apocalypse Video Contest! Join as a group or on your own and direct your anime related apocalyptic masterpiece movie! Zombies, Virus Outbreak, Alien Attack; anything you’d like. The challenge is to make it AnimeIowa or Anime related in your own unique way. Prizes are yet to be announced. Entries must submitted by Sunday, July 22, 2012 at midnight. Rules and submission instructions can be found on the forum (http://www.animeiowa.com/cgi-bin/smf/index.php?topic=7854.0).

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Volunteer Recruitment

Volunteers are a crucial part of AnimeIowa, they do much of the work behind the scenes that makes the convention function. As a volunteer you earn points which can be turned in for prizes or even free registration for next year. We are recruiting volunteers for AnimeIowa 2012. If you are interested in volunteering email volunteers@animeiowa.com and check out the Volunteers page for more information. As a special promotion, if you sign up for volunteering on the forums or through email before midnight July 25th you can earn an extra hour of volunteer points!

Art Exhibit and Competition

This year AnimeIowa will be hosting a Art Exhibit and Competition where you can submit artwork to be publicly viewed during the convention and also submitted for competition. Check the Dealers Sign-up Page to check out the Artists Packet which contains the rules for the competition, guidelines for submission, and the sign-up form. Mail-in submissions must be post-marked by July 11th, other submissions can be entered at con. If you have any questions or concerns email dealersroom@animeiowa.com.

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Room Party Updates

AnimeIowa is just around the corner, do you want to make some new friends while spending time with the ones you have? Why not have an open-door room party! You can learn more about Room Parties and how to create one at the Room Party page. If you are ready to register your room party or have any questions, email roomparties@animeiowa.com.

Panel Submissions are Now Closed

Panel submissions for AnimeIowa 2012 are now closed.

Volunteer Information Meeting June 9th

There will be a Volunteers Information Meeting this Saturday June 9th 2012 at 4pm at the Corville Marriott. This is not a mandatory meeting for volunteering, however it is a great opportunity to meet with the Staff and gets treats and prizes! Anyone interested in Volunteering is welcome. You can find out more about the meeting in the Forum thread (http://www.animeiowa.com/cgi-bin/smf/index.php?topic=7853.0). For more info you may also email volunteers@animeiowa.com.

Pre-Registration now Closed

Pre-registration for AnimeIowa 2012 is now closed. If you missed pre-registration you may still register at the convention.

One Day Remaining for Pre-Registration

Only one day remains to pre-register for AnimeIowa 2012! After that you will have to register at the door. Hurry and head to the Online Registration page!

Yet Another Guest Update

We are happy to announce that Johnny Young Bosch and his band Eyeshine will be attending AnimeIowa 2012. Also returning this year is Samurai Dan and his Kojokan Samurai Dojo team. Once again, read more about these and other on the Guests page.

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