2018 Pre-Registration Membership Pricing
|SEP 1 – OCT 1||OCT 2 – JAN 1||JAN 2 – APR 1||APR 2 – MAY 5|
|Full Weekend Memberships|
|Toddler (Age 0-5)||Free*||Free*||Free*||Free*|
|Child (Ages 6-12)||$10||$10||$10||$15|
|Adult (Ages 13+)||$48||$53||$58||$70|
2018 At-Con Membership Pricing
|Full Weekend Memberships|
|Service Members **||$35|
|Children (6 – 12)||$15|
|Toddler (0 – 5)||Free (Max 2/Paying Adult)|
|Single Day Passes|
* Single day passes not available for children or toddlers. Must purchase a membership for children and toddlers.
** The Service Discount is only available to be purchased at the convention (no Pre-Registration or shipping) and only applies to memberships. This discount only applies to the serving member and not to any other Membership badges or pass being purchased. The attendee must present an ID showing an actively serving or veteran status with the military or emergency services (law enforcement, fire, EMT, etc.).
*** Mailing will no longer be available after April 1st.
Attendee memberships that are fully paid by April 1, 2018 are eligible for badge shipping at an additional $2 per membership badge. All other membership purchases will be available for pickup with photo ID during the convention at a Will Call station in the Registration Hall. Membership badges will be mailed in early April, so keep an eye on the website for announcements.
Membership & Pass Details
When you purchase a Membership Badge (full weekend) or a Membership Pass (single day), you are purchasing a non-refundable, non-transferable yearly membership for Midwest Animation Promotion Society (MAPS) that allows you to attend Anime Central. Membership is required for all ages. A photo ID is REQUIRED for At-Convention membership/pass purchases for attendees age 16 and older.
Friday and Saturday Passes can be purchased the day of their use or after 4pm the day before their use. Sunday Passes can only be purchased on Sunday. Passes are valid on the day of stated use until the following day at 8am (e.g. A Friday Pass can be purchased after 4pm on Thursday and stays valid until 8am on Saturday). Passes are not eligible for Pre-Registration or shipping.
Anime Central is pleased to offer professional discounts on memberships for those who fall under one or more of the following categories:
- Teacher or School Club Sponsor
- Convention Runner
Registration for a professional discount will require additional information to be submitted for approval and will open on January 1. Guidelines and policies for professionals will be posted closer to January 1.
A group discount applies to online purchase of Full Weekend Adult Memberships only. There is no group discount offered at the convention and it does not apply on top of any other discounts. Complimentary memberships cannot be part of a group. Groups are not eligible to pay at the convention:
|10 – 19||$2 discount per member.|
|20+||$5 discount per member.|
If you are purchasing memberships as a group, please make sure that ALL of your group members are added before checking out. Members added after the group has checked out will need to be purchased individually and will not qualify for the discount.
This year we are pleased to announce Children’s Day is returning to ACen. On Sunday May 20st ONLY, all children 12 & under accompanied by an adult are FREE!!! Maximum of 2 children per paying adult.
Pre-Convention payment types
- Credit – Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card
- Debit – With a Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card logo on the card
- Check – Personal or Business
- Money Order
- Cash – US currency only, and ONLY at our ROADSHOW LOCATIONS
Repeat – We do not accept paper or coin money in the mail!
At-Convention payments accepted:
- Cash – US currency only. We do not accept coins.
- Credit – Visa, MasterCard, Discover card
- Debit – Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card logo
- Business Check (we do not accept personal check At-Convention)
- Money Order
Onsite Registration Hours of Operation
|Donald E Stephens Convention Center||Hyatt Satellite Registration|
|Thursday, May 17: 4:00p – 10:00p||Thursday, May 17: Closed|
|Friday, May 18: 8:00a – 8:00p||Friday, May 18: 8:00a – 11:59p|
|Saturday, May 19: 8:00a – 7:00p||Saturday, May 19: 7:00p – 11:59p|
|Sunday, May 20: 8:00a – 2:00p||Sunday, May 20: Closed|
Questions about attendee registration? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org