Dust off that subscribe button, TwitchCon 2019 tickets are now available on the company’s website. This year, the big event takes place between September 27th and September 29th at the San Diego Convention Center. The annual event is a celebration of the Twitch community bringing together content creators, their fans, moderators, and the popular brands that keep everyone streaming. TwitchCon welcomes all members of the streaming community, including anyone that has ever aspired to become a part of Twitch’s multiplayer entertainment revolution.
“As amazing as it is to see friendships and relationships flourish online, it’s even more gratifying to be able to bring some of our millions of streamers and viewers together in real life,” said Kate Jhaveri, Chief Marketing Officer, Twitch. “TwitchCon allows us to celebrate our community by bringing thousands of people together for a weekend of creativity, excitement, and socializing. From cosplayers to speedrunners, makers to viewers, esports pros to everyday gamers, we’re providing a space for everyone in purple to come together and have a great time.”
Interested parties have three ticket options this year. The most expensive is a 3-Day + Party package that costs $199 and covers all of the activities taking place over the three-day event. The package also includes access to the TwitchCon Party on Saturday evening.
A 3-Day pass costs $169 and covers everything except the big party. You can also choose a Day Pass (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) for $99. The price includes access to all of the activities taking place on the chosen day but does not include access to the TwitchCon Party.
Twitch detailed a few of the big events taking place this year:
Twitch Rivals: Road To TwitchCon: Following the success of Twitch Rivals: Road to TwitchCon Europe, the second Twitch Rivals Live tournament is coming to San Diego and bringing the top North American competitive gamers to the TwitchCon stage to battle it out. The esports series is designed from the ground up for Twitch streamers and viewers, allowing the community to interact and share in the competition while the top players compete in the biggest games for the title of Twitch Rivals Champion. In Road to TwitchCon style, plenty of action will occur prior to theTwitch Rivals stage in San Diego, with more updates and details coming soon to /TwichRivals.
Loot Cave: TwitchCon attendees can grab all the most coveted Twitch gear from TwitchCon’s Loot Cave. The Loot Cave is a must-see, must-shop, destination at TwitchCon 2019 featuring iconic and limited-edition swag plus pins, loungewear, accessories and much more.
Artist Alley: Artist Alley gives artists and makers an opportunity to showcase their brand by selling their products, networking with fans and other content creators. Creative streamers who want to display and sell their products still have time to apply for space (applications close July 8).
TwitchCon Cosplay Contest: Back for its fourth consecutive year, the iconic TwitchCon Cosplay Contest is looking for cosplayers to compete in four categories (Needlework, Armor, Larger Than Life, and FX) with a grand prize of $15,000. Submissions open June 24 and close July 24, with finalists announced in August and the Grand Finale happening at TwitchCon on September 28.
Sessions: A true TwitchCon staple, the dozens of sessions that take place every year will help educate and entertain attendees. From community panels to presentations about the latest features and tools for the community, TwitchCon sessions are informative and fun for everyone. Call for participation is currently open with submissions accepted until July 3.
TwitchCon Ambassador Program: Launched at TwitchCon 2018, the Ambassador Program returns with 14 new Twitch creators. Ambassadors are involved in a number of activities before and throughout TwitchCon, including panels, stage content, Meet & Greets, and more. Attendees have the opportunity to hear the Ambassadors’ stories and gain new insights and skills from their experiences. The TwitchCon 2019 Ambassadors include: DEERE, Shamanom, Antphrodite, TheSushiDragon, MissDoItBig, FireDragon, Negaoryx, GabySpartz, Takahata101, Lil_Lexi, Angels_Piano, Teawrex, DeadFlip and ZackTTG.
Expo Floor: The TwitchCon Expo Floor in San Diego features 200,000 square feet of interactive booths from top brands where attendees can get hands-on with the latest games and products matched to the Twitch lifestyle.
TwitchCon Charity Plaza: In partnership with Tiltify, the TwitchCon Charity Plaza returns for the fourth consecutive year. Tiltify, the popular platform for content creator fundraising, will feature over 10 charities on the convention showfloor and on a featured live stream. The TwitchCon Charity Decathlon will also return with over 150 Twitch personalities representing the participating charities in a series of gaming, creative, and musical contests in order to become the TwitchCon Charity Decathlon Champion of 2019. In 2018, more than $200,000 was raised for the 10 participating charities, with a goal to raise even more this year. Follow the Tiltify blog for when additional details are announced.
Games Done Quick Express (GDQx): Returning to TwitchCon, a 50-hour speedrunning marathon will benefit The AbleGamers Charity. GDQx is taking participant submissions July 7 – 14.
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