FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Q: When will this years G.I. Joe convention registration open?
A: GIJoeCon registration will be open in early March. An email will go out to all club members. If you are not a member, you need to join by March 16th in order to get the discounts. Your membership login and password are what gives you entrance to the registration system.
Q: Will there be a Parachute Drop this year?
Q: How do we order the Homefront Heroes set?
A: When registration goes live, you will be able to order through the online system.
Q: Will there be Bingo at the Saturday night party?
Q: Are all attendees able to pick up their boxed sets on Wednesday night, and able to purchase the show exclusives on Wednesday night? Or is this limited to only Golden Ticket holders?
A: No. Only Golden Ticket, Class attendees and Tour attendees can pick up on Wed night. Souvenir sales start Thursday night.
Q: How many people can I register on just my membership?
A: Your membership covers member pricing for immediate family: Parents, Siblings, Spouse, Children. Anyone else is processed as a non-member.
Q: How much money should I bring to buy all of the 2016 convention souvenir exclusives?
A: Take what you spent last year and add some more as there are more items.
Q: What age do you have to be to go on the White Water rafting tour?
A: No Children under the age of 13 are allowed. There are two possible groups you could be in that day: Plunge or the Splash. 6-7 people per raft. Splash is shorter and not as taxing. There is a short video that shows what the guest will be experiencing.
Q: I would like to be a vendor and get tables at this show. How do I register for a space?
A: When registration opens, you will need to fill out the exhibitor section.
Q: Will Golden Ticket Aides be able to purchase at least one of each souvenir exclusive if they are in the Club Store accompanying the primary Golden Ticket package holder that signed them up for the convention?
A: No. During Thursday night sales, no aides can get souvenirs. After we see what is left for Friday, we make the call then as to what can be purchased.
Q: If we are doing the Rockies tour on Thursday, it says we can pick up our packages on Wednesday night, can we get them Thursday morning before the trip?
A: Unfortunately not. You would get them Thursday night at regular package pick up.
Q: Can I still make a reservation at the convention hotel?
A: The hotel is SOLD OUT and we are working on another block at a nearby hotel. We will send out more details as soon as the block is set up.
Q: How can I sign-up to be one of the lucky people to toss the parachure figures?
A: We have changed the format for signing up and throwing figures at the parachute drop. It will be first come, first serve for GT attendees only. You can sign up when you pick up your package and it will be limited to the first 50 people to throw these figures.
Q: I was able to purchase a Golden Ticket this year and wanted to know how early we be in line on Wednesday to sign up for the parachute drop?
A: All that information will be available a couple of weeks before the convention.
Q: Is there a payment plan for the registration packages and if not, how long will registration go on for this event?
A: No. We do take the following credit cards: Visa, Discover and MasterCard. Registration is open until the sets run out or about three weeks prior to the show.
Q: I was wondering if there were going to be a Kre-O set done for the convention again like the past few years?
A: Unfortunately, that product is no longer available to us.
Q: If I get the American Hero package, what is the earliest I can pick it up? Also, when do the exclusives start selling to non-Golden Ticket holders?
A: Your pick up time is based on where you fall in the cue. If you are a GT, have a class or tour, you will be able to pick up on Wednesday night. If not, about 2 weeks from the show, you will be advised what time slot you will be able to pick up your items. GT attendees go to the store first on Thursday night.
Q: Are the Homefront Hero packages sold out? The option is not in the dropdown menus when I try to register for it?
A: Yes, at this time. Should we have attending sets that are not needed, when we get closer, we will move them to the non-attending cue. If ever you could come to a show, this would be the one not to miss.
Q: Is there a shuttle from the airport to the convention hotel?
A: Yes, click the Super Shuttle button on the left menu link for details. The cost is $64 Round Trip if you schedule for: Embassy Suites by Hilton Loveland Hotel Conference Center & Spa, Clydesdale Parkway, Loveland, CO.