SNAFU Con is an anime convention in the Reno/Sparks area of Nevada. The 2023 con was November 17 - 19, 2023. The 2024 con has not been announced yet.

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The following is the full list of achievements we have added so far.


Love and Peace
Peace bonded an item. Records start 2010 - must have filled out a Peace Bonding Slip.

Peace bonded 10 times. Records start 2010 - must have filled out a Peace Bonding Slip.

I Like Zipties
Peace bonded 100 times. Records start 2010 - must have filled out a Peace Bonding Slip.

Cosplay Winner!
Won a prize in the Masquerade. Records start 2014.

Participated in a SNAFU Con Masquerade. Records start 2014.

Cosplay Pro
Judged in a SNAFU Con Masquerade. Records start 2014.

Improvised Weapon
Peacebonded an interesting or strange item.


I'm Kind of a Big Deal
Been an official guest of honor.


Been a member of Artist Alley.

Been a vendor on our Vendor Room.

Artist 5
Been a member of the Artist Alley 5 times.


Show Off
Purchased a con shirt

Shirt Collector
Purchased at least 5 different con shirts


Turned in a panel feedback form. Records start 2013.

Panel Snob
Turned in 10 panel feedback forms. Records start 2013.

I'm An Entire Audience
Turned in 100 panel feedback forms. Records start 2013.

Something To Say
Has run one panel. Records start 2013.

I Like Attention
Has run 10 panels. Records start 2013.

It's Me-Con!
Has run 100 panels. Records start 2013.


Has a badge in the 2010 system

First Five
Attended the first 5 years

Five in a Row
Attended 5 consecutive years of SNAFU Con

I Preregistered!
Has a printed badge in the system

I Always Prereg
Has 5 printed badges in the system

VIP Member
Had a hotel room in your name (being marked as a VIP badge under someone else's room or buying a VIP badge does not count). Records start 2013.


Making Things Happen
Staffed once

I'm a Helper!
Volunteered once. Records are spotty in 2010.

This Is MY CON
Staffed 5 times

Cog in the Machine
Volunteered 5 times. Records are spotty in 2010.

Special achievement which you can only get if you can give it to yourself.

Chaired SNAFU Con

I Can Help Everywhere
Staffed/volunteered in 5 or more departments

Yeah, I Know Beta, Why?
Staffed in 5 or more departments simultaneously in any one year.

Jack of All Departments
Staffed/volunteered (any rank) in 10 or more departments

I Have Responsibility
High staff rank in any department

Has been high staff rank in 5 or more departments

Dancing Monkey
Staffed as Main Stage Crew

Member of the Cult of the One Door. Records start 2013.

Participation Mandatory
Attended a staff meeting. Records start 2014.

Up Vote
A staffer, volunteer, or attendee who received a "field promotion" to a higher staff position during the con.

Gold Star
An attendee caught helping out the con.

My First Mistake
An attendee who had no intention of staffing or volunteering, but ended up doing so as a favor to a desperate high staffer.

How to Get Achievements

If you've been to SNAFU Con before, you just might have some already! Achievements and points are based on participation. The more you do the more you get.

Please keep in mind that some things haven't been tracked before (like masquerade participation) so they will start in 2014, while others (like peace bonding) have detailed records back to 2010. So if you're missing something you think you should have, you can contact us, but we might not be able to help you.