New show is coming Summer, 2023!!!

Mark your Calendars! May The North Be With You 2 is currently being planned for the weekend of August 4-6th, 2023.
Stay tuned for more details coming soon!


The Ontario Star Wars Collectors Alliance (OSWCA) would like to invite you to a first-of-its-kind event celebrating the history of Kenner Canada & Canadian vintage Star Wars collecting with special guests from both Irwin Toy & Kenner!

Join us in Toronto on Saturday, October 22nd for panel discussions with key Irwin Toy personnel (George Irwin, Brenda Yonge), Kenner USA Toy Designers (Jim Swearingen, Stephen Geddes) and the hobby’s premier Kenner Canada experts (Scott Bradley, Jim McCallum).

There will also be exhibits featuring some of the most illusive Canadian vintage Star Wars collectibles and we will cap the night off with an opportunity to buy, sell and trade with your fellow collectors! We hope to see you there!

Tickets are limited so order yours today!

MAY THE NORTH BE WITH YOU is a non-profit event organized by the OSWCA. All profits from ticket, merchandise and raffle sales (after convention costs) will be donated to Sick Kids Hospital.

Guest Speakers

George Irwin

CEO of Irwin Toy

Jim Swearengen

Principal Conceptual Designer, Kenner

Brenda Young

Translator, Irwin Toy 1977-1985

Stephen Geddes

Sculptor, Kenner 1977-85

Jim McCallum

Author “Irwin Toys: The Canadian Star Wars Connection”

Scott Bradley

Creator of “The Canadian Star Wars Gallery”

Tickets now available Get your Ticket today!





MAY THE NORTH BE WITH YOU Convention Schedule

Specific panel topics and timing will be released shortly

9.00 - 9.30 AM



Pick up your badge and swag then head into the hall for mingling with other vintage Star Wars collectors.

9.30 - 12.00 PM

Morning Panels

Panel Discussions

Panels featuring early Kenner employees Jim Swearingen and Stephen Geddes. More info to come...

12.00 - 1.00 PM

Lunch Break

Break for lunch (not provided). Plenty of great restaurants in the area.

1.30 - 5.00 PM

Afternoon Panels

Panel Discussions

Exploring the history of Kenner Canada with George Irwin (Irwin Toy CEO), Brenda Young (Irwin Toy Translator), Scott Bradley (Canadian Star Wars Gallery) and Jim McCallum (Author). More info to come...

05.00 - 07.30

Dinner Break

Break for dinner (not provided).

7.30 - 11.30 PM

Swap Meet

Swap Meet & Social

Buy and/or sell some vintage Star Wars stuff! Table space is free, open to anyone and first-come-first-served. Cash bar available.

Sunday, October 23rd 12:00 - 6:00 PM

4th Moon Toys

Open House @ 4th Moon Toys

4th Moon Toys will host an open house at their shop located at 276 Carlaw Ave.

12.00 - 06.00 PM
 Open House @ 4th Moon Toys

4th Moon Toys

Open House @ 4th Moon Toys

4th Moon Toys will host an open house at their shop located at 276 Carlaw Ave.


Come learn and celebrate the history of Kenner Canada in the Star Wars universe

Star Wars eh?

Learn about the history of Kenner Canada from those who made it

Swap Meet

Bring vintage Star Wars to sell and buy some new stuff. Plus amazing raffles and contests.

Get Social

Hang out with a hundred other hardcore vintage Star Wars nerds


Speakers will be available for autographs (extra cost)

Holiday Inn Downtown Toronto

Special Convention Hotel Rates

We’ve secured a great rate of $199 cdn plus taxes at the convention hotel, the Holiday Inn Downtown Toronto. Rates are available for October 19 through October 25th. Rooms must be booked directly through the hotel by calling 1-416-977-6655 and asking for the “May The North” block of rooms. Rooms must be booked by 10/11/2002.

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