Manitoba’s Largest Anime Convention!

July 21-23, 2017

RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave., Winnipeg

Information > Contests

Current Ai-Kon Contests:

Ai-Kon 2017 Convention Raffle

1 Prize and Winner takes all!
Up for grabs:

  • Pair of tickets to Winterfest 2018
  • 1 night stay at the Delta Hotel  compliments of Delta Hotel  
  • 4 passes to the Assiniboine Park Zoo compliments of Assiniboine Park Conservatories
  • 4 passes for a group to the Escape Hatch
  • VIP bottle Services valued at $175.00  compliments of Reset Interactive Ultralounge
  • 2016 Limited Edition Racing Miku
  • Giant Dragon Ball Z Buu Figure
  • SkyZone Passes and Prize Package
  • Mini Buu (because we can)
  • Builder’s Hat
  • Crunchy Roll Gift Certificate
  • Funimation Lanyard
  • Lovely Spa Towel
  • Titanfall T-Shirt
  • Rob Bobin graphic mouse pad
  • Dr. Who Gear
  • Pop Figure
  • Speedworld Passes
  • and … comfy cowboy socks – yeeha!

Get your tickets at the Ai-Kon merch desk in the marketplace July 21- 23rd.

Draw will take place Sunday, July 23rd at 3:00 pm


Ai-Kon Contests that have Expired

Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic – Like and Share

Start: June 11th 6:00 pm 2017
End: June 14th 10 pm 2017

Are you ready for some excitement on the high seas with you favorite butler? You won’t even need to sign a contract to get in…

Please visit our Facebook page and like and share our post to win two tickets to the Englich dubbed showing of Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic on Thursday, June 15 at 7 PM at the Scotiabank Theatre Winnipeg!

The drawing will be done on Tuesday, June 13 at 10 PM

Ghost In The Shell – Human or Machine

Start: March 27th 10:00am
End: March 28th 6:00 pm 2017
Congratulations Cayla Braun-Yunishen

Go Go Power Rangers – Like Share and Love

Start: March 21st, 2017
End: March 22nd 6:00 pm 2017

Congratulations Patrick Hulst

Winterfest Raffle Winners


2 Tickets 2 Sailor Moon R  2 Weeks 2 Winterfest Contest

Start: February 11th, 2017
End: February 13th 6:00pm 2017
Congratulations Tiffany Shiells

Winterfest Anime Prep!
Girls und Panzer der Film Contest

Start: January 22, 2017
End: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 11:59 am
Congratulations Steve Orion Noel

Ai-Kon 2017 Mascot Contest

Start: October 24th, 2016
End: January 14, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Congratulations to Dave A. for his detailed and striking power suit Aiko! Dave’s entry will be used in Ai-Kon 2017 promotional material and he has won an art table at Ai-Kon 2017. You’ll see more examples of Dave’s work at Ai-Kon 21-23, 2017 at the RBC Convention Centre!

First Runner Up: Steven D.
Second Runner Up:  Ethaniel R.All entries can be seen here.


Winterfest One Piece Gold Contest

Start: January 13, 2017
End: January 15, 2017, at 11:59 am (aka noon)
Congratulations to Carissa Sanchez

Droids and Dragons Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival Flash Ticket Giveaway

Start: December 7th, 2016 at 8:00 pm
End: December 7th, 2016 at 9:00 pm
In collaboration with Geekdom House we’re giving away five pairs of Tickets to the Droids and Dragon Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival happening from 2 PM to 5 PM December 10th at After Dark Lounge.

Congrats to winners:
Lakota Gabriel
Edward Sayese
Nicole Dawn Shewchuk
Carly Dunlop
Sarah An

Winterfest Mini Art Contest Winner

Start: October 24th, 2016
End: November 26, 2016, at 11:59 pm 

Our Winterfest Mini Art Contest came to a close on November 26, 2016. Congratulations to Cchande for her mischievous and unique interpretation of Doug! Chande’s entry will be used in Winterfest promotional material and she has won an art table at Winterfest. You’ll see more examples of her wonderful work on February 25, 2017, at the RBC Convention Centre!

All entries can be seen here. Thank you for all the beautiful, stunning entries from our artists! This year was a huge explosion in number of Mini Art Contest entries and we are very excited that there was so much interest! Thanks to all the artists for their hard work and creativity that went into creating their wonderful Dougs.

C4 Winterfest Raffle

Start: October 28th, 2016
End: October 30th, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Congratulations to Benjamin Hofer

Shin Godzilla! Kaiju Photo Contest

Congratulations to Koalateaillustrate

Digimon Giveaway!

Congratulations to Lauren J. who gets to see the movie on us!

Access Winnipeg Giveaway

June 26th
End: July 5th, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Visit Access Winnipeg for your chance to win a pair of weekend passes to Ai-Kon 2016! Simply fill out the form and answer the entry question to be entered into the contest.

Right Stuf Anime Giveaway

May 3rd, 2016
End: June 10th, 2016 at 11:59 pm

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Right Stuf Anime to bring you an awesome pre-convention giveaway! Fill out the survey and one lucky winner will be selected at random to win a prize pack from Right Stuf Anime!

“This is How We Roll” Giveaway

May 8th, 2016
End: May 22nd, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Ai-Kon has partnered with some fantastic restaurants across the city to bring you Winnipeg’s first Sushi Festival! Visit participating restaurants around the city and try their featured “Ai-Kon Roll” for a chance to win.