The Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention or TOYCON is a highly-anticipated annual event which celebrates the diversity of collecting as a hobby

which is highlighted by the launch of upcoming blockbuster movies, the latest games and gadgets, awesome advances in animation, comics, anime and manga

and the sensation of the latest releases in toys and collectibles. It is a gathering of collectors, cosplay enthusiasts, gamers, artists and musicians

all bonded by a common passion. It is simply put the biggest pop culture event in the country.

See you this June 30-July 2, 2017 at the SMX CONVENTION CENTER HALLS 1-4, SM MALL OF ASIA, Manila, Philippines

Thursday, December 15, 2005

5th Toycon plug in @ Manila International Gifts Show

Transformation Speed Contest @ Manila International Gifts Show

Cosplay Contest @ Manila International Gift Show


Rules for Cosplay Contest for the Manila International Gift Show
Dec 28, 2005
SM Megamall, Megatradehall 2-3


1.Individual cosplay contest
teens/kids/adults are allowed to join

2.Registration for Cosplay will start at 10:00 AM, December 28, 2005 Manila International Gift Show regular date, and end of registration will be at 4:00 PM.

** real live weapons and harmful props are not allowed **

** Kids below 12 yrs old (or any age if necessary) should be accompanied by their parents or guardian during registration and catwalk.

At the Registration, contest participants must fill up a form with their name, and character portrayed in their costume and later they will be given their entry number.

3. Cosplayers who signed up before 4:00 PM will be the official contest participant for the Manila International Gfit Show Cosplay Competition.

4. Cosplay CatWalk presentation and judging will start at 5pm. Cosplayer who are not present at the Cosplay Catwalk will be disqualified.

5.At the Cosplay Catwalk, each cosplayer contest participants can present their costume to the judges and to the public for only 1 minute on stage.

6.Judges will select 10 semi finalist and later will be presented at the finals for the grand winner.

7. Criteria for Judging are
50% = Accuracy and Craftsmanship
40% = Projection and Stage Performance
10% = Audience Impact

8. Manila International Gift Show Costume Play Contest winners will be:

1st place
2nd place
3rd place


gift packs and goodies prizes will be given by the event sponsors to the winners.

for inquiries you can email us at
toycon-owner@yahoogroups.com

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

5th Toycon teaser

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Toycon PH plug in @ Mega Expo 2005



Collectibles Unlimited will be at the Mega Christmas Expo 2005, and will be presenting the Philippine Toy, Hobbies, and Collectibles Convention plug in's in preparation for the upcoming 5th Toycon next year.

Mega Expo will be on Dec 9-11, 2005 @ SM Megamall, Megatradehall 2

There will be activities and programs on friday and sunday, organized and themed "Toycon PH hour" by our group. New programs will be launched and a teaser of what will come up for the 5th Toycon Philippines.

pls. check the following schedule of the event



take note: the video game challenge is not yet finalize.

Fan Film Showing : enjoy and watch these fan made films, local and foreign.

Comic Art and Drawing lecture by Guhit Pinoy

Cosplay talk by RG Guanzon and a cosplay partner

Collectibles 101 talk by the TransFormers Philippines

Cosplay Show : costume play afficionados showing their best dress/costume art


ENTRANCE FEE - Php 10

Thursday, October 13, 2005

booth exhibitors for MEGA EXPO 2005


Megamall and Exlink in cooperation with Collectibles Unlimited presents to you Mega EXPO 2005
on Dec 9, 10, 11, 2005 SM Megamall Megatradehall 2.

Its an expo about gifts, pets, gardens, TOYS and Collectibles.

Collectibles Unlimited are now calling for exhibitors for December Mega EXPO
there are already 5 table booths remaining, available for rent for 3 days,
participation fee and table rent for 3 days cost Php 7,000.

entrance fee of the event is Php10.
entrance fee proceeds from the event will be donated to the child orphange and street children.

for interested exhibitors
you can txt your inquiries to Mr. Vic Yap 09179802643

Fudge Magazine (Oct 2005 issue) features 4th Toycon part 2



grab the copy while it still sits on every part of the shelves of your favorite book stores.
Fudge Magazine features the 4th Toycon, with lots of photos from the event.
Cosplay and custom action figure contest winners photo and lists are published on their October 2005 issue.

Also join the Action Figure survey, just fill out the survey and you'll win one bust statue figure by Art Asylum.

The issue is all about Games, Hobbies and Playthings.

price: Php100

Friday, September 23, 2005

Kidstation Toy Festival

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The Kidstation Toy Fest

September 24 & 25, 2005 Rockwell Plaza Tent
FREE ENTRANCE



f you our just bumming around try checking out the two-day Kidstation Toy Fest 2005.

A First from Kidstation. The Pre-Toy Fest Exclusive Photos HERE .
write up and photos by: Marc "the stuntman" Cerbo of TransFormers Philippines
http://transfansph.proboards24.com/index.cgi



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Toy Fest 2005 logo


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Hot Wheels section


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Batman & Superman activity booths


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Set-up is on its way...


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Spider-Man activity booth


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Look what's on display...

Monday, September 5, 2005

Fudge Magazine's Toycon coverage

check out the latest issue (August 2005 Issue of Fudge Magazine)


its a 2 page Toy Con feature with lots of photos and check out the history of how the Philippine Toy Con began.

thanks to Oliver Kuy and Annie Alejo of Fudge Magazine.

but the issue next month, their September issue will feature the contest winners like action figure custom contest and cosplay!

Thursday, June 30, 2005

thanks to our marshals

We like give thanks to our marshals and convention volunteers
for helping us making the event organized.

thanks for contributing for Toycon PH

thanks to:

1) Patrick Henry de Dios
2) Patrick Ryan de Dios
3) Aaron Chua
4) Bernalyn Cuevas
5) Raisa de Guzman
6) Josele May Ong
7) Cheska De Leon
8) BJ Malapitan
9) Gni Zamora
10) JC Sampedro
11) Jay-ar Robis
12) Gilbert Perez
13) Ron Ace Perez
14) Bryan Garcia
15) Allen de Guzman
16) Zaerone Guzman
17) JC Bautista
18) Louanne Alvir
19) Danison Jay Antazo
20) Micheal Angelo Maglaque

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

photos coming up

we are still managing our photo files and press release coverage of the event.
we will post it as soon as we finish updating it.

here are some photos from www.toyrepublic.net


photos from the Customize Action Figure contest
photos by: eric9


photos by: pepito14

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

more photos

we got some photos available now for viewing

photos from Toy Republic
http://www.toyrepublic.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=687


and for cosplay photos
http://public.fotki.com/siopaomaster2/toycon_2005/

http://photobucket.com/albums/b99/Huzafan2/Toy-Con-June26-2005/

thanks to our contributors for sharing their photos.

we will buzz you out for the schedule of TV coverage and published featured articles in newspaper and magazines.

thanks again for making Toycon PH the best convention in the Philippines.

Monday, June 27, 2005

some photos of the Toycon PH 2005

Mark Cerbo our P.A. of Toycon PH and founder of TransFormers Philippines posted some photos in their website of some scenes from the Toycon PH 2005.

you can visit the link here
http://transfansph.proboards24.com/index.cgi?board=announcement&action=display&thread=1119890834&page=1

we are still updating and managing our photo files.
will post the contest winners and their entries soon.
just continue to visit this site.

and oh btw. Neil Gaiman is coming in Manila.
will post some details here later.

Sunday, June 26, 2005

Toycon 2005 thanks!!!

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thanks to everyone for making the 4th Philippine Toys, Hobbies and Collectibles Convention a big hit this year.

and also we like to thanks our sponsors for trusting us in this event and making it a dream come true.

thanks to all fans, convention goers, toycon buyers and sellers for making the event alive !

We promised that next year will be having a bigger space, and next event will be on the last sunday of June 2006.

photos and video coverage will be uploaded here as soon as we get updates from our contributors

share your photos and video.
send us a photos or link of your album, share and contribute your toycon experience.

email us at toyconph-owner@yahoogroups.com

thanks. and see you again at the next event.

Saturday, June 25, 2005

Program

TOYCON 2005 Programme

10:00am
TOYCON Gate opens
registration for cosplay starts
customized action figure submission of entry
Diorama contest submission of entry
Dressed Up Diecast cars submission entry
Original Superhero Character Creation Contest submission
Gundam Caravan
Introductions of PTP Players

11:00am
opening remarks and ribbon cutting
program starts
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan
Introductions of PTP Players

12:00pm
Product Launching
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan
Introductions of PTP Players

1:00pm
Product Launching
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan
Inter-Clan Socials and Introductions (on stage)
Heroclix National Championships

2:00pm
TransFormation Contest
Product Launching
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Diecast, Custom figures, diorama contest submission ends
Gundam Caravan
Inter-Clan Socials and Introductions (on stage)
PTP Acquaintance Gimiks

3:00pm
HALO tournament
Cosplay registration ends
Mini Moni Philippines live stage performance
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
mini games
Original Superhero Character Creation Contest submission ends
Gundam Caravan


3:40pm
Star Wars Philippines Fan Film Premiere "Twilight Jedi"
Star Wars Philippines Trivia Contest



4:00pm Sponsors Hour
Gundam Caravan


5:00pm
Customized Action Figure Contest submission ends (judging begins)
TransFormation Speed contest
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Agent Smith Live Performance
Gundam Caravan

6:00pm
Cosplay catwalk (judging begins)
Pristontale Cosplay catwalk (judging begins)
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan

7:00pm
mini games
AUCTION
raffle
Gundam Caravan

8:00pm
Awarding of Winners Cosplay and other competition
mini games
AUCTION
mini games
Gundam Caravan

9:00pm
Convention ends

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

UPDATE

Netplay and Pristontale Philippines is now one of the co-presentor for this year Toy Con PH together with GMA 7 Kapuso, Globe Lines Broadband Internet and Neutral Grounds.

thanks to our co-presentors, sponsors and partners for joining us this year mega event for toys!

for the contest update:
Our section for the SCALE Modelling contest category has been removed and we like to inform everyone that the there will be no SCALE modelling category for this year,check out our contest list for more info on other toy contest.

cosplay update:
Netplay might be hosting a Pristontale Philippines cosplay contest, this contest is for Pristontale game characters only. And now we have 2 cosplay contest, the Live Action Figure Cosplay Contest and the Pristontale Cosplay contest. Rules and Info about the Pristontale cosplay contest will be uploaded soon.

EXHIBITORS BRIEFING:
There will be an exhibitors briefing and meeting on June 16, 2005 at the Megamall Conference Room A, 6:30pm. all registered Booth Exhibitors are invited to attend the briefing. ID's and ingress forms will be distributed at the meeting. Also some ground rules of Megamall and Toycon will be discussed to all.

so see you all at the event!

-Vic Yap
Collectibles Unlimited

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Batman Collectors Exhibit and Toycon update

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GMA 7 will be joining this year Toy convention, DARNA and ENGKANTADIA booth for costumes and props exhibit.


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Collectibles Unlimited joins Bankee and Batman Collectors in one event.
check out the Batman action figure displays and History of Bat Mobile set up.

Also have a free photo op with the lifesize Bat Mobile if you have your own Digital Camera. This event is in Gateway Mall, Araneta Center, Cubao.

event is until June 5, 2005.

If you can't visit the bat-event, watch out for the MTV Get Spotted coverage on June 9.

Saturday, May 7, 2005

4th Toycon PH 2005 2nd teaser poster

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Friday, May 6, 2005

Booth rentals

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Merchandiser / Sellers Booth
Php 3,000
size: 6 X 2 feet

there are total of 50 booths and only 20 booths are available today.
contact us and make your reservations before the month ends.

just proceed to this venue for those who are interested to have a booth at the con.
BT Hobbycraft
3rd Flr, No. 80 Blue Lane,
Bargain Center, Shoppesville Plaza
Greenhills (Beside Virramall)

or txt Vica Yap at 09179802643

for questions and other inquiries email at vimyph@yahoo.com

Toycon 2005 contest list

here are the tentative list of contest for the upcoming 4th Toycon

infos and contest rules are coming up

customized action figure
best scale model
best dressed die cast car
best toy diorama contest
human canvas superhero tattoo contest
Live Action Figure Cosplay Competition
original pinoy superhero character design contest
comic strip making contest
Video Game Tournament (Tekken 5, Soul Calibur 2 etc)

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Toycon forum

visit our Forum boards for any questions or inquiries about the event like having a booth, the event, program, contest, and etc.

visit http://toyconph.proboards34.com/index.cgi?board=4thtoyconforum

for the interactive online forum boards of Toycon 2005

Saturday, April 16, 2005

4th Toycon PH 2005

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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Justice League event at the Ayala Mall

Here's the schedule:

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AYALA CENTER

Feb 17 & 18, 6PM
Feb 19, 11:30AM, 3PM, 6PM
Feb 20, 11:30AM, 2:30PM, 4:30PM, 6:30PM

VENUE: Glorietta Activity Center

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ALABANG TOWN CENTER

Feb 25-27, 11AM, 3PM, 6PM

VENUE: Activity Center

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AYALA CENTER CEBU

March 4 & 5, 11AM, 4:30PM, 7PM
March 6, 11AM, 3:30PM, 6:30PM

VENUE: Activity Center

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