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Saluki Con returning to SIU later this month.

Girl smiling in a costume at Saluki Con from 2022
SIU News

Saluki Con is set to return to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale later this month. The convention is a two-day extravaganza packed with gaming, special guest stars, virtual reality, workshops, contests, and more.

There will be costume contests and gaming tournaments with prizes awarded for winning. A diverse set of celebrity guests will appear including Jason Spisak, Justin Sargent, Matt Kindt, Olivia Hack, Kenny Sills and Brad Moore.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 22nd and 23rd with many of the gaming tournaments running from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The cost is $20 for a weekend pass or $15 for a one-day ticket. Children ages 6-13, high school, and community college student weekend passes being $10 and daily tickets being $5. All SIU students and children ages 5 and younger get free admission.

Ethan Holder is a student contributor for WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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