Here you can find our progress reports for BayCon 2013. The convention newsletters will be posted here during the convention weekend.


Newsletter #1 - Friday Early (Re-Entry Red)
Newsletter #2 - Friday Late (Cosmic Orange)
Newsletter #3 - Saturday Early (Solar Yellow)
Newsletter #4 - Saturday Late (Green)
Newsletter #M - Masquerade Edition (White)
Newsletter #5 - Sunday Early (Dark Green)
Newsletter #6 - Sunday Late (Blue)
Newsletter #7 - Monday Early (Purple)
Newsletter #Pi - Hoax Issue (Gray)

Progress Reports

Progress Report #1
Progress Report #2

Put Your Ad in Our Program Book

Thank you for your interest in advertising in the BayCon 2013 Program Book.

We expect to print 1,500-2,000 copies of the program book.

The program book basis page is 8.5" x 11" with allowance of 0.5" on all sides for trimming. The final book size will be about 8.25" x 10.5".

Ad rates for the Program Book are as follows:

Ad Size Dimensions Fan Rate Pro Rate Orientation
Business Card 3.5" x 2" $40 $50 Horizontal
Quarter Page 3.75" x 5" $70 $90 Vertical
Half Page 7.5" x 5" $100 $130 Horizontal
Half Page 3.75 x 10" $100 $130 Vertical
Full Page 7.5 x 10" $175 $250 Vertical
Full Page (full bleed) 8.5" x 11" $250 $350 Vertical
Inside Cover (Color) 7.5" x 10" * * Vertical
Inside Cover (Full Bleed, Color) 8.5" x 11" * * Vertical
Back Cover (Color) 8.5" x 11" * * Vertical
The "fan rate" applies to fan clubs and related conventions.
*Please ask for a quote for color inside and back covers.

Ads should be black and white or grayscale (unless you're buying a color cover), a minimum of 150 DPI in tiff, jpeg, or other standard graphic format.

The deadline for space reservation is April 21, 2013, with publication-ready artwork due by April 28, 2013. Payment must be completed by May 7, 2013.

BayCon reserves the right to reject any ad that we determine to be unsuitable or inappropriate for publication in our Program Book.

If you have additional questions, please contact us at