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RoberCon 2014

2014 Roberson Science Fiction Convention

Saturday, September 27 10am – 5pm and Sunday, September 28 10am – 5pm at Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton

RoberCon 2014 Badges

This year we are offering Single-Day Admission Badges available for your choice of Saturday, September 27 or Sunday, September 28 entry.  These single-day badges are only good on the date selected.

FEATURED OFFER:  We are also offering a Weekend Admission badge which covers your RoberCon entry BOTH Saturday and Sunday.  This badge provides a savings for you to enjoy both days of the event. 

VIP Reception:  Roberson is partnering with Binghamton High School to feature a screening of the 1968 “Planet of the Apes” with screen play by Rod Serling  in the Helen Foley Theatre at Binghamton High.  This will take place Saturday, September 27 with a pre-screening reception from 6:30-8, followed by the screening.  Passes are available to the VIP Reception at $5 for general admission and $3 for Roberson Members and children 12 and under.  

Simply select your appropriate ticket category from the drop down menus below.  Once items are added to your cart you will be able to change your badge quantity. 

Individual tickets available for your choice of Saturday or Sunday
$10 General Admission
$7 for Roberson Members* and Children 12 and Under

Weekend Badges
Tickets are good for both Saturday and Sunday admission
$16 General Admission
$10 for Roberson Members* and Children 12 and Under

*Please note: Membership status will be verified upon purchase.

Saturday, September 27 Single-Day Admission Badges

RoberCon: Saturday, September 27 Single-Day Badge

Sunday, September 28 Single-Day Admission Badges

RoberCon: Sunday, September 28 Single-Day Badge

Entire Weekend Admission Badges

RoberCon: Entire Weekend Admission Badge (Sept 27 & Sept 28)

VIP Reception and Film Screening:  Saturday, September 27.  Pre-screening reception from 6:30-8pm, followed by Screening of the 1968 Planet of the Apes at 8pm.

RoberCon: VIP Reception and Movie Screening Sat, Sept 27

There will be PLENTY of activities and panels taking place both days of RoberCon, so whatever badge option you choose, you’ll have wonderful things to enjoy.  

One of our featured guests during RoberCon is Vestal native Rocco Passionino. Rocco is an Emmy award winning and Visual Effects Society award winning Visual Effects Supervisor.  Rocco Passionino is known for his work on Zombieland (2009), Titanic (1997), Spider-Man 2 (2004) and The Fifth Element (1997).  CLICK HERE for more info about Rocco. 

While we encourage cosplay and costuming all weekend long, our official costume contest will take place on Sunday during RoberCon.


We invite you to be part of Greater Binghamton, NY’s SciFi Convention being held at Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton (30 Front Street).  RoberCon is back and bigger in 2014 as we have expanded to two days, September 27-28.

RoberCon 2014 will feature costume displays and contests, even more gaming experiences, increased panel discussion opportunities and, of course, our merchant area and fan group displays.

Another great component of the event: Location!  Roberson Museum and Science Center features great amenities with tremendous space including a three story museum, an historic mansion and a Digital Planetarium.  It’s the perfect setting as we host fans of every age, size, and imagination


We are pleased to announce that Holiday Inn Binghamton is the Official Hotel Sponsor For RoberCon 2014.  Stay tuned for special package rates and VIP Reception information



2014 Vendor fees are $150 and include your booth space for both days of the event. 

*NEW* – Registered Vendors will also receive two complimentary passes to our evening VIP reception.



  • Ability to Sell Items                                   – Three free weekend admission passes  
  • 8’ x 8’ display space, table and covering             – Free WiFi access
  • Electricity or wall space upon request                 – Advance setup on Friday, Sept. 26



Check out pics from our very first RoberCon held in September of 2013




















CLICK HERE for the RoberCon Code of Conduct


RoberCon guests will be able to interact with vendors and fan groups, participate in a costume contest, enjoy multiple gaming opportunities and have access to Roberson’s various exhibitions.  

Additionally, several SciFi enthusiasts will take part in a variety of panel discussions.   Special demonstrations will also take place in Roberson’s Digital Planetarium throughout the weekend. 


 Stay tuned to this page as well as our RoberCon Facebook page for more updates and event info.  




Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.