TFcon, is a Transformers convention held annually since 2002. The fan-run convention was originally created to give Canadians the opportunity to celebrate their love for the Transformers franchise, and has grown to become the largest fan-run Transformers convention in the world. Starting in 2012 TFcon has been hosting a charity auction for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In 2014 TFcon expanded to two shows a year, with one in Canada and one in the United States. TFcon will be held for the 17th year in 2019.
Previous guests of TFcon have included voice actors Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Jack Angel, Dick Gautier, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Dan Gilvezan, Alan Oppenheimer, John Moschitta Jr., Sue Blu, Paul Eiding, Neil Ross, Wally Burr, Arthur Burghardt, David Kaye, Garry Chalk, Scott McNeil, Venus Terzo, Ian James Corlett; along with artists Alex Milne, Aaron Archer, Nick Roche, Sara Pitre-Durocher, Andrew Griffith, Casey Coller, Derrick J. Wyatt, Josh Perez; in addition to writers James Roberts, Bob Budiansky, Simon Furman, Flint Dille, plus The Cybertronic Spree, Hasbro Canada and many more. All were available for autographs, pictures, and participate in panels throughout the convention.
The TFcon dealer rooms include Transformers action figures from every toy line ever produced by Hasbro, Takara Tomy and 3rd Party companies including Transformers Generation One (G1), Generation Two (G2), Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Robots in Disguise, Armada, Universe, Energon, Cybertron, Kiss Players, Classics, Transformers Movie, Revenge of the Fallen, Dark of the Moon, Age of Extinction, The Last Knight, Transformers Animated, Star Wars Transformers, Combiner Wars, Titan Returns and Power of the Primes and Rescue Bots. You'll be able to find Transformers toys that just dropped or those classic figures you need to fill that hole in your collection. TFcon continues the spirit of BotCon past with a focus on fans and the Transformers dealer room.
The TFcon Cosplay Contest features amazing costume creations from fans from all around the world. Fans have attended the convention from the United Kingdom, Scotland, Ireland, Iceland, Australia, Mexico, Taiwan, and all 50 States in America. The Transformers Cosplay contest allows everyone to show off their creations, but many Cosplayers walk around the show all weekend ready for pictures. Fans of all ages love Transformers Cosplay!
One of the highly anticipated panels at TFcon is the 3rd party panel which reveals new products from companies like Badcube, Dr, Wu, Dream Factory, FanProject, Generation Toy, Headrobots, iGear, Keith's Fantasy Club, MakeToys, Mastermind Creations (MMC), Mech Ideas, Perfect Effect, Planet X, Renderform, Reprolabels, TFC Toys, Toyworld, Unique Toys, Warbotron, X-Transbots and Fans Toys. In addition to this, different special events take place per show. In the past vehicles based on G1 and Transformers Movie cars have been at the convention, there have been Transformers themed concerts, live script readings with Transformers voice actors, and more.