This sounds like the kind of SNAFU that people want to be caught up in.

Earlier today, the “Sierra Nevada Anime Fans Unite!” Convention (SNAFU Con) anime convention announced that the event will be held from October 5 – 8, 2017. The convention will be held at Sparks, Nevada’s Nugget Casino Resort Convention Center.

The convention will host a special “Day Zero” event from noon to 11:00PM on October 5. This is a badgeless event, which is free and open to the public. The main convention will be held from October 6 – 8.

Planned events include:

  • Swap Meet
  • Dealer’s Room
  • Cosplay Meetups
  • Cafe
  • Competitions
  • Karaoke
  • Tabletop Gaming
  • Special Guests
  • Guest Artists
  • Panels

SNAFU Con is an all-ages event. Weekend passes are priced at $40, while day passes will cost $20 per day. Confirmed guests for the weekend include:

  • Daryl Frazetti, Ph.D
  • Christopher Escalante
  • Steve Nunez, a.k.a. Warky T. Chocobo
  • WindoftheStars
  • Daydreamernessa
  • Paul St. Peter
  • Lady Staba
  • Darealwordsound
  • Kiba Walker
  • Danielle McRae
  • Spencer Stoner
  • Dorothy Fahn
  • G.S. Denning
  • Kevin Frane

SNAFU Con’s first event was held from October 22-23, 2010 at Reno’s Grand Sierra Resort. The inaugural event attracted 691 attendees, and features guests such as Robert Axelrod and Jess Hartley. The event moved to the Nugget Casino Resort in 2015, where it’s been operating since.

Source: SNAFU Con (Press Release)