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COIL Con is the Midwest's largest GI Joe convention. Now in its 10th year, COIL Con continues to grow in attendance and in the number of special guests and vendors. The past years' conventions have been a great mix of hanging out with the community, COIL Con Exclusives, swap meets, great vendors, JoeCon and Exclusive giveaways, and much more. Come out and be a part of this year's event. Admission is only $5.00 for entry at 10:00 or $10.00 for Early Bird entry at 9:00. Entry is FREE for children who are under 12 years of age! Don't miss it!

Important Dates


Saturday, October 19th, 2019: COIL Con presents the OHIO GI JOE SHOW will be held from 10 AM to 4 PM local time with early bird admission at 9AM!!! Please RSVP on our Facebook page.


Holiday Inn Dayton/I-675 Hotel
2800 Presidential Dr.  
Dayton, OH 45324
Click the HERE for the hotel room block. The block will fill up quickly, so do NOT wait. The block rate is $40 off per night off the standard room rate!
Located about 20 minutes from Dayton International Airport.


Prizes will be available from 2-4pm by playing bingo and will be announced the day of the event. Prizes from previous conventions have included some very hard to find San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) exclusives and other hallmarks from G.I. Joe's thrilling 50+ year history.
PRE-SHOW SOCIAL & SWAP MEET The Friday, October 18th annual pre-convention dinner meet up and social will be at Fox & Hound at 7:00pm.
We will meet at the restaurant at 7:00 p.m. and afterwards all are welcome to join us for the Trader PX swap meet in the Kitty Hawk Room. After the swap meet, hang out at the hotel bar and lounge for drinks, discussion, and fun.
Fox & Hound Bar and Grill 2661 Fairfield Commons Blvd Beavercreek, OH 45431

National Air Force Museum Trip

On Sunday, October 20th, COIL Con - OHIO GI JOE SHOW will be touring the National Air Force Museum. Attendance is FREE! The tour will begin at 10:00am. We will meet in the parking lot of the museum. The Museum is located at 1100 Spaatz Street Wright-Patterson AFB and is just minutes away from the hotel. Everyone that registers (link below) will receive a FREE 3” embroidered COIL Air Force museum patch! You MUST register to receive your patch. Please be sure to also put down the number of family members attending the tour with you so they receive a patch. Registration link Registration will END September 1 so we can order the patches. You are still welcome to go if you do not register, but you will not receive a patch.

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