Q: How can I purchase Bayou City Comic Convention tickets
A: You can pre-order tickets by visiting the “Tickets” section of our website. You can also purchase tickets at the door during the convention via cash and credit card.

Q: What is the refund policy for tickets
A: Tickets are non-refundable.

 Q: I pre-ordered my tickets; How do I redeem my  pre-order for my Bayou City Comic Convention credential
A: Bring your printout(s) with you through the Woodway Exhibit Hall Lobby to the “Will Call” area so that it can be scanned. We can also scan them from your smartphone.

Q: Does my credential allow for re-entry
A: Yes, as long as your credential is valid for that day and is unbroken and untampered with.

Q: Do you offer “professional registration” or discounts for industry professionals
A: Not at this time.

Q: Do you offer group/bulk or military discounts
A: We don’t offer any discounts at this time. We price the tickets as low as we can to start with.

Q. What if I would like to reserve a hotel room?

A. We have a small block at special rate for the event.  The Westin Galleria Houston has been very helpful in working us and our group.  Go to Our Reservations Page to purchase your stay while at Bayou City Comic Con.

Q. Is there a cost for parking?

A. Not if you don’t Valet!  There is FREE PARKING in the Brown Garage. Turn off Sage onto W. Alabama and you will see it before the hotel. 

Q. As a vendor, where do I unload and then Park?

A. You will be emailed specifics for Unloading. Most likely, you will be scheduled in a two hour block to help with crowding. Park in the Brown Garage after you unload for free!

Q: Where can I find the celebrity autograph schedule
A: The celebrity schedules can be found on the website and there will be large scale schedule posted throughout the event, schedules on panel room doors, and paper print outs of the schedule.

Q: Can I purchase a celebrity autograph online
A: No. Celebrity autographs are sold onsite during exhibit hall hours, and are cash only.

Q: How/where do I purchase a celebrity autograph
A: You would go to the “Guest” area of the Woodway Exhibit Hall. Once there, you would proceed to a given celebrity’s queue and purchase however many autographs you want. Autograph sales are cash only.

Q: How much do celebrity guests charge for autographs
A: It varies from celebrity to celebrity. Pricing can be found on our homepage directly below the image of each celebrity if available before the show.

 Q: How many autographs can I get from a celebrity guest
A: As many as you want! Keep in mind that celebrity guests charge per autograph. So, for example, five autographs would incur five charges.

Q: May I bring my own item from home for the celebrity to autograph
A: Yes!

Q: Where can I find the celebrity photo-op schedule
A: The celebrity schedules can be found on the website and there will be large scale schedule posted throughout the event, schedules on panel room doors, and paper print outs of the schedule.

Q: Can I purchase a celebrity photo-op online
A: Yes, follow the link in the website. Celebrity photo-ops are sold onsite during exhibit hall hours, and are cash only.

Q: How/where do I purchase a celebrity photo-op
A: You would go to the Galleria Ballroom level and go to the Photo Ops area to purchase. Once there, you would purchase a ticket for a given celebrity’s photo-op session and return at a pre-determined time to queue up for the photo-op. Photo-op sales are cash only.

Q: How much do celebrity guests charge for photo-ops
A: It varies from celebrity to celebrity. Pricing can be found on our homepage directly below the image of each celebrity guest.

Q: Are photo-op prices per person or per photo-op
A: Per photo-op. So, for a single purchase, there can be multiple attendees (up to 2 adults + 4 kids) included in the photo-op.

Q: How many attendees can be in a single photo-op
A: 2 adults + 4 kids.

Q: What days will guest artists and writers be in attendance
A: Unless otherwise noted on our homepage, they are expected to be in attendance for all three days of the convention.

Q: How do I meet a guest creator
A: Usually, guest creators are quite accessible. Most will be found at their table in the “Guest Artist Alley” section of the convention. On occasion, a creator will be setup at a booth instead. You can view the table/booth assignments listed in “Exhibitors” section of our website.

Q: Do guest creators charge for autographs
A: Not usually, but sometimes. It varies from creator to creator. Guest creators create and manage their own pricing.

Q: Do guest creators charge for convention sketches
A: Yes, usually. Pricing varies widely by creator, illustration complexity, size of illustration etc. Guest creators create and manage their own pricing.

Q: Will any comic grading companies be in attendance to take submissions and oversee signatures
A: CGC and CBCS usually setup. Please check the “Exhibitors” section of our website for the full exhibitor list to ensure that they will be in attendance.

Q: Where can I find the schedule of convention events
A: The event schedule can be found on the website and there will be large scale schedule posted throughout the event, schedules on panel room doors, and paper print outs of the schedule.

Q: Does it cost anything extra to attend celebrity Q&A panels
A: Nope!

Q: Does it cost anything extra to attend panels, contests, and other events
A: Nope! There might be an exception from time to time, but they are rare and the price would be noted in the event listing.

Q: Do I need to sign up to attend panels, contests, and other events
A: Most panels and events do not require registration. For the few that do, the event description will instruct you on how to register.

Q: When/how can I sign up for the Cosplay Contest
A: Registration for the Cosplay Contest will be held at Event Reg. and will begin as soon as the convention opens on Saturday. Spaces are limited, and they are first-come, first-served!

Q: How can I be a panelist or performer
A: Check the “Programing Application” page on our website for panel/performance submission information. Spaces fill up quickly, so if submissions are still being accepted, be sure to submit yours as soon as possible!

Q: Where is the ADA entrance
A: Yes, Pick one! The Westin Galleria Houston and the Galleria Mall are all modern ADA compliant buildings.

Q: Where can I find a list of the attending exhibitors and artists
A: The full exhibitor and artist alley list can be found on the FREE Tampa Bay Comic Convention phone app (available for iPhone and Android), as well as the “Exhibitors” section of our website. The list isn’t usually posted until it’s fairly close to showtime. 

Q: How can I be an exhibitor
A: Apply on the “Exhibitors” page of our website. All applications will be reviewed. If approved, you’ll be sent a Paypal invoice.

Q: Do exhibitors/vendors accept credit cards for purchases
A: Most of them do.

Q: How can I get press passes
A: Press passes are strictly controlled. Please apply using the Press Application on our website.

Q: How do I sign up to become a “Volunteer or  Team Member?”
A: If you have a passion for all things nerdy, and love helping people have a FANTASTIC experience, we want you! Please start by filling out the Volunteer Application on our website and someone will be in contact with you soon.

Q: How can I/my company become an official Bayou City Comic Convention sponsor
A: We have various sponsorship opportunities.  Please contact Ginger Simon at ginger@bayoucitycomiccon.com to learn more on how your company can partner with us!