BotCon 2012 Page Now Up - Newsletter Announces 2012 Event
By Ender on Thursday, November 10, 2011
The BotCon group have sent out an email to members letting them know the BotCon 2012 teaser page is now online exposing the Reveal the Shield Optimus Prime figure.
Check out the full update below for more details and share your comments on BotCon 2012.
"BotCon 2012 Teaser Page online!
Next year's BotCon the Official Transformers Convention will once again be filled with amazing guests, plenty of awesome official toy exclusives, seminars, panels and of course, you, the fans, from all over the world!
We know everyone is anxiously awaiting the details for BotCon 2012 but please know that we are working very hard to finalize all of the information so we can announce the date and location. Since BotCon moves around the country and is the only official show, there are many details to coordinate. Again, we are working hard to get all the arrangements solidified so we can release the show location and dates soon.
Be sure to follow us on Twitter for additional news and insight in to next years show! Looking forward to seeing everyone at BotCon 2012!"
Stay tuned to Tformers.com for more details as they are made available. Your best resource for all the Transformers news and community every day.
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