ConGT, Tennessee's Only Doctor Who Exclusive Convention, Returns to Clarksville in 2016 With Special Guest 'The Sixth Doctor', Colin Baker

Published Tuesday, September 29, 2015 10:50 am

ConGT is a two and a half day opportunity for fans of the British TV classic series 'Doctor Who' to get together and enjoy the show, celebrity guests, share information, cosplay, and to shop for show related products.  It's not JUST Doctor Who!  You'll find cosplayers in all types of gear, vendors with different genres of products and panels for all kinds of sci fi related programs.

 

Special Guests:

 

Colin Baker – was the sixth incarnation of 'The Doctor', portraying the iconic character from 1984 to 1986.  He has continued his portrayal on the popular 'Big Finish' audio dramas and is a convention fan favorite.  Official website More info

 

Robin Burks - Returning for her second ConGT. Robin is the author of Zeus Inc. and The Curse of Hekate. Journalist for Tech Times T-Lounge and FanGirlConfessions. She's also a cosplay veteran and we can't wait to see what she has cooked up for 2016.  Official website.

 

Louis Robinson was a film editor at the BBC during the late 60's and early 70's where he worked on a number of series, including Doctor Who. He is now a musician living in Atlanta, Georgia.  Not only will he talk about the inner workings of the BBC in the early 'Who days', you may get the chance to see him performing during the Con.  YouTube Channel

 

R Alan Siler, author of 'Doctor Who's Greatest Hits'

 

The TARDIS - a full sized TARDIS, complete with lights and sounds.  Available for lots of photo opportunities! 

 

 

Show features for 2016:

 

Friday night VIP party with Colin Baker. VIP's get 8X10 color photos with Colin which he'll later autograph. Plus a private VIP 'Q&A' with 'The Doctor'. Entertainment will be provided by Louis Robinson.  Refreshments provided.

 

Friday night gaming party

 

Viewing room open all weekend with Doctor Who related videos

 

Photo ops with the TARDIS

 

Panels, panels, panels - All day Saturday and Sunday

 

Cosplay contest with cash prizes. Many categories!

 

Doctor Who Trivia Contests - Separate Classic Who and Modern Who events.

 

Cosplay photo ops - A number of photo ops for cosplayers.  Including 'The Doctors', 'the companions', and other categories.

 

80's Dance Party - We celebrate Colin's tenure as The Doctor with a big dance party Saturday night.

 

20MB Doctor Who podcast - Attendees can participate in Sunday's recording of this podcast, which originates in the UK and has co-hosts in America.

 

Vendors! Vendors! Vendros!  Lots of vendors with Doctor Who related merchandise.  

 

 

Have your DREAM DOCTOR WHO WEDDING at ConGT!  You'll have plenty of cosplayers ready to back you up.  And Ed Owen, cosplaying as the 12th Doctor, will perform the ceremony.  Email for details on how we might make it happen.

 

 

Ticket, Vendor & Hotel Information

 

Tickets are currently on sale at www.congt.org with specials available through September 30. 2015. VIP purchasers get an additional photo with Colin Baker (a $30 value) if they purchase by the end of September.  Daily tickets are also discounted if bought now. (Photo galleries of the 2015 show are available on the website)

 

2015 vendors have first right of refusal on booth space, but additional booths (if available) will go on sale October 1st.

 

Hotel information is available at the website.

 

For additional information, email info@congt.org.

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