If you live in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area and you want to get "in the know" on comic, sci-fi, anime, toy, and fan conventions in the area and across the entire state of Texas you need to be in Arlington on May 7th! If you love to attend conventions but often hear about them after they have come and gone, you owe it to yourself to attend Convention Awareness Day 2005! This event will be held at the Festival Marketplace Mall at Highway 360 and Highway 303 in Arlington from 12 PM to 3 PM and is held in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day. As of this moment eight different conventions will be represented at this unique event. Come out and meet the promoters and organizers of many of the states finest shows, get information on dates and locations, enter prize drawings and even buy tickets in advance! The following conventions have confirmed to attend:

AggieCon (College Station, TX), A-Kon (Dallas, TX), All-Con (Dallas, TX), ConDFW (Dallas, TX), FenCon (Dallas, TX), Metroplex Die-Cast & Collectibles Show (Dallas, TX), Sci-Fi Expo/Dallas ComiCon (Plano, TX), and Universal Collectibles Show (Hurst, TX)

Come out and be a part of this first annual event that fosters a sense of community in the DFW fan base and helps to promote the rich and diverse local convention scene!