Everything you need to know about attending CANCON

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General Information

What is CANCON?

CANCON is a gun show and fully suppressed range day brought to you by Recoil and Gun Digest Magazines.  Hundreds of the newest and best suppressors, firearms, and optics will be on the firing line for you to get hands-on trigger time. All ammo will be provided, just bring your trigger finger!

CANCON will even have activities for kids, making this a completely family-friendly event.

Great food will be available on-site for when you need to recharge between shooting bays.

Where is the next CANCON Event being held?

Ben Avery Shooting Facility

4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85086

Ben Avery Shooting Facility

When is the next CANCON being held? 

April 29th & 30th, 2023

What are the hours for the next CANCON?

Saturday: 9am to 4pm

Sunday: 9am to 4pm

Is there a List of companies participating?


Silencer Shop

Diamondback Firearms

Maxim Defense

Springfield Armory

Silencer Central

Smith & Wesson



Aero Precision

Capitol Armory


Primary Weapons Systems


Dead Air Armament

Liberty Suppressors



Hatsan USA

C&H Precision

Night Fision


True Shot

Do I need an ID to enter CANCON?

We reserve the right to request a valid ID. All attendees will be required to sign a liability waiver prior to entry, including parents signing on behalf of their children.

Will CANCON be held rain or shine?

Because this is a 2-day event, it is very unlikely the whole weekend will be lost to bad weather.  If the weather becomes unbearable for the majority of either day of the event, we will approve said day’s tickets for the next day.  In the unlikely event the whole weekend is lost, the event will be rescheduled and a new date announced as soon as possible.

Can I bring my own firearms and ammo to CANCON?

Carrying firearms in accordance with local laws is permitted and welcome. However, there will be NO open lanes for shooting personal firearms during the event.

Will eye and ear protection be provided if I didn’t bring my own?


Will food be available for purchase on site?

Food and refreshments will be available on site for purchase.

Does the facility have porta potties?

Yes. Restrooms and extra porta potties will be on site.

Can I bring my kids to CANCON?

Yes, entry for children under 12 is free. Children are permitted to shoot with parental supervision, but tickets must be purchased for any children who would like to shoot. There will be kid activities available at the event.


How do Tickets Work?

Tickets for CANCON 2023 are not on sale yet. Sign up for the CANCON email newsletter to get info on tickets when they become available.

How much does it cost to attend CANCON?

Tickets for CANCON 2023 are not on sale yet. Sign up for the CANCON email newsletter to get info on tickets when they become available.

Can I purchase tickets on the day of the event?

Yes, Entry tickets can be purchased on any of the CANCON days, pending availability.

If I pre-purchase tickets, but have to cancel prior to the event, can I get a refund on my tickets?

No, all ticket sales are final and only valid for this event.

CANCON Merchandise

Where can I buy CANCON Merchandise?

CANCON Merchandise for the 2023 Event is not available yet

Getting to CANCON

Where can I park when attending CANCON?

Parking will be available at Ben Avery Shooting Facility, with attendants available to assist.  Handicap Parking will be available and directed by parking attendants for qualified marked vehicles.  

Is there lodging nearby CANCON where I can stay overnight?

There are over 80 hotels within 20 miles of the event.

Media & Promotions

What Media Companies will be at CANCON?

CANCON will be covered extensively by RECOIL, Gun Digest, Concealment, OFFGRID and Blade Magazines, as well as their associated web and social media teams.  RECOIL.tv will be covering the event live, with shows being posted at the end of each day.  Other media groups will be listed as we get closer to the event.

How do I display at CANCON?

Please contact David Figg at [email protected] for lane and table rentals.

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