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Friday

Main Events Room

Volunteer Meeting

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Be here if you plan to volunteer. Volunteers can earn up to 2 free passes to Cosplacon 2019.

Way of the Samurai with Samurai Dan & Jillian

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join Samurai Dan & Jillian for this informative and interactive panel. 

Cosplay Runway

12:30 - 2:30 PM

This non competitive event allows all cosplayers to strut their stuff on the catwalk. Bring your best, your worst, and your weird to this fun event. 

Cosplay Skits - Practice Time

2:30 - 4:00 PM

This time is set aside to allow skit performers a chance to try out their acts on our stage. 

Opening Ceremonies

4:00 - 5:00PM

Join us for the official opening of Cosplacon 2018. We will discuss the rules and inform you of all the fun things awaiting you over the weekend. Meet Cosplacon's staff, cosplay guests, and kick off the weekend with some laughs. 

Cosplay Skits

5:00 - 7:00 PM

This event is competitive and requires sign up at the information desk as well as attendance of the practice time (2:30 - 4:00). 

Show off your acting ability as well as your costuming prowess in this fun filled event. Skits are 3 to 5 minutes long and family friendly. 

Monster Ball

8:00 -10:00 PM

The Steamworks & Shadows crew hosts this event. Join them for an evening of fun and dancing.

Queens of Cosplay - Cosplay Drag Show - 18+ ID REQUIRED

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM

Welcome to Cosplacon's third annual drag show! This will most definitely be a one of a kind event that you do not want to miss! 

Come watch these amazing drag performers strut their stuff on the main stage! Bring your dollars, bring your cosplays, bring your energy! This is sure to be a lively show! 

There will be an 18+ cosplay contest for the best Crossplay/Genderbent cosplay during intermission! Prizes to be announced! 
 

PLEASE HAVE ID READY & ACCESSIBLE PRIOR TO ARRIVING AT THE DOOR. 

WRISTBANDS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR TO ADMIT ANYONE WITHOUT A DAY OR WEEKEND BADGE. THEY ARE $10.00 each, CASH ONLY!

PANEL ROOM A

Planning Out Your Cosplay with Rhapsodia Cosplay

10:30 AM- 12:00 PM

Learn all about the planning process of cosplay with our cosplay guest Rhapsodia Cosplay!

Jeopardy with EBA Comedy

12:30 - 2:00 PM

Join EBA as they portray some of your favorite anime characters in one of the most epic Jeopardy games you'll ever see!

Business of Voice Overs with Derek Stephen Prince

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Do you want to be a voice actor? You may have the voice, but do you have the business savvy to thrive? Come find out in this interesting and informative panel with pro voice actor Derek Stephen Prince.

Drill to Heaven - EBA Comedy

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Want to meet team team dai gurren? Ask them your Questions that have been on your mind. Eba Presents Gurren Lagann like you never seen before. As you get to meet team dai gurren 

Everything Digimon with Derek Stephen Prince

7:00 - 8:30 PM

Fans of Digimon all coming together and talk about shared experiences. "Steve" has been in every season except for Season 5, and the Tri movies

Speed Dating & Social

8:30 - 10:00 PM

Come and meet your match in this fun speed dating panel.  

All Ages Dance Party 

10:30 PM  - 1:00 AM

Dance the night away at our all ages Dance party.

No alcohol will be allowed inside this event space during this time.  This is a PG13 event and we ask that everyone be respectful and polite. In the case of underage drinking, drunkenness or other inappropriate behavior Cosplacon (and the Capital Plaza Hotel) reserves the right to end this event early and, if necessary, to remove any person(s) behaving in an inappropriate manner. 

PANEL ROOM B

FanFiction 101

10:00 - 11:30 AM

The basics of fanfiction. Where to read it? Where to post your own? How do the platforms work? Which platforms are preferred and used most? This panel is open to anyone so keep in mind: no kink shaming and keep it clean and have fun.

Entertainment Flashback 

11:30 - 1:00 PM

In this round table we'll get nostalgic and talk about 80's/90's TV, Cartoons, and Movies. We'll discuss how they shaped the future of entertainment and about their reboots and remakes. 

Super Amazing Colossal Giant Monsters ( aka Kaiju 101)

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Join Cpt Paul Herring of Starfleet to discuss Kaiju. Where to find them, what they are, and what makes them awesome!  

Burlesque Costuming 101

2:30 - 4:00 PM

Join Cosplacon staffer Jami for an introduction to Burlesque Costuming.  

Cosplay Tech

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Join Ben of Brass Engine Productions to discuss 3D modeling, printing, laser cutting, etc for costumes

Your Universe Has A Hole In It with Samurai Dan & Jillian

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Whatever your fandom, every story is designed to create a separate world that takes you away from reality. Sometimes, though, reality leaks through, due to something not quite right. Come vent and gripe...er, share your favorite bad moments from popular shows, books, movies, and other mediums with Samurai Dan

Bad FanFiction Reading with EBA Comedy

9:00 - 11:00 PM

Come Join EBA as they present some of the worst anime-based… Just worst fanfiction that has ever been written. They will be Reading to you some very horrible, awful stories… Be prepared for some good laughs.

Cards Against Humanity with Samurai Dan  18+

** ID REQUIRED**

11:00 PM - 12:30 AM

You've played CAH, right? 

Everyone Has. You can admit it. Come play the game with Samurai Dan, his way, where the attendees are pitted against the guests in a no holds barred contest of wit and inappropriateness!

PANEL ROOM C

JackBox Games - Bring Your Phone

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join EWG in Jackbox Games! Hundreds of people can play, just bring a device to play on.  

Harry Potter Round Table

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join Cosplacon staffer Joleigha to discuss all things Potter!

Conundrum Cafe

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come enjoy a themed a la carte menu based upon Harry Potter. We may open 15 minutes late, and close early if we run out of menu items. Supplies are limited. https://m.facebook.com/Conundrumcafe/

Cook Nerdy With Me - Terrible Trio Creations

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Terrible Trio Creations share 

Every BODY Can Cosplay 18+

** ID Required**

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Join Cosplacon Staffer Joleigha for an Adult only discussion about body positive cosplay

GAME ROOM

Room Opens - 10:00AM

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - 12 PM

DragonBall Fighter Z - 2PM

Rocket League Duos - 3PM

Mortal Kombat X - 6PM

Room Closed - 9:30 PM

Game Room After Dark - 10:30 PM - 1:00 AM

** ID REQUIRED*
18 and 21+ events only during this time

Room Closes - 1:00 AM