Here you can find our progress reports for BayCon 2014. The convention newsletters will be posted here during the convention weekend.

BayCon 2014 Program Book

Here is the Official BayCon 2014 Program Book. Please note that information in the program book is subject to change. For the most up to date information, check posted announcements and the information desk at the convention. We will also be doing our best to keep the online schedule grid and panel descriptions up to date.


BayCon releases newletters with updated information throughout the convention. The physical copies can be found at the Info Desk at the top of the escalator, and at other handout locations in the convention space. Digital copies can be found here:

Words of Honor #1 - Friday Morning (Martian green) [PDF, 513K]
Words of Honor #2 - Friday Evening (Lunar blue) [PDF, 1.03M]
Words of Honor #3 - Saturday Morning (Goldenrod) [PDF, 972K]
Words of Honor #4 - Saturday Evening (Green) [PDF, 726K]
Words of Honor #5 - Sunday Morning (4-page on Gray) [PDF, 2.14M]
Words of Honor #6 - Sunday Evening (Blue) [PDF, 795K]
Words of Homer #H - Way too late Sunday Night (Exotic Orange) [PDF, 372K]
Words of Honor #7 - Monday Morning (White) [PDF, 2.69M]

Progress Reports

Progress Report #1
Progress Report #2
Progress Report #3

Program Book Rates

Thank you for your interest in advertising in the BayCon 2014 Program Book. We are no longer accepting ads for BayCon 2014. The rest of this page is presented for historical information only.

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 15, 2014, with publication-ready artwork due by April 28, 2014. Payment must be completed by May 7, 2014.

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