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Rideshares and Roommates

Are you looking for a ride to the Ball? Can you offer a ride? How about roommates -- are you looking for a roommate or a room for the Ball? Whether you're driving to the Ball, or flying in and renting a car, offering a fellow Browncoat a ride earns good karma. And if you want to save on hotel room costs, consider adding a roommate. We've decided not to have a forum this year, so Facebook can be...
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Donate Raffle or Auction Items

Donate Raffle or Auction Items

The Pennsylvania Browncoats are taking on a lot in in 2017. In addition to hosting the Browncoat Ball Gettysburg, we’ll also be hosting one or more Can’t Stop the Serenity (CSTS) screenings. The success of both events hinges somewhat on having shiny items to raffle or auction. We are gathering up items donated from our own ranks for both the Ball and CSTS, and we are hoping for some swag fro...
Volunteers Wanted!

Volunteers Wanted!

Browncoat Ball Gettysburg 2017 has a strong core planning committee, however many hands make for light work. We’re always looking for volunteers* to help out over the course of the weekend, whether it’s helping out at Registration, minding the Hospitality Suite, or just carrying things from here to there. If you are interested in offering up some free time to volunteer, there’ll be a box...
Host the 2018 Ball! - Request for Proposals

Host the 2018 Ball! - Request for Proposals

We are now accepting proposals for the 2018 Browncoat Ball. Applications for hosting the 2018 BCB should be completed and e-mailed to bid@browncoatball.com (with "BCB Proposal" in the subject line) by July 1, 2017. Please try to make your proposal as clear and complete as possible so it can stand on its own as a document explaining your proposed event. The BCB Steering Committee will review the ...
History of The Browncoat Ball

History of The Browncoat Ball

There are many types of conventions and get-togethers. Some revolve primarily around meeting celebrities, attending themed panels, getting early glimpses at industry projects, or browsing a dealer floor full of geek-related products. At many of these conventions, meeting and getting to know your fellow fans is a side note that occurs in small doses between events or while waiting in long lines....