Thursday June 14th


Main Events Room

Volunteer Sign Ups

5:00 - 5:30 PM

o you want to help the Cosplacon staff make 2018 our best year ever? Do you want to join the team and help us keep things running smoothly? Do you want to earn badges to come to Cosplacon 2o19 for FREE? Join us at the sign up meeting to see if you have what it takes. 

Welcome to Cosplacon

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Whether it's your first time, or you've been here every year, come by and meet our staff and help us kickoff Cosplacon 2018! We'll go over the rules, tell you about our con, and have some laughs. Sometimes there is even an achievement involved..

Iron Cosplay

7:15 - 8:15 PM

Cosplacon's favorite event! Come and watch, or volunteer to participate, in this fast paced cosplay building contest. Contestants will be organized into groups of 5 and will have 15 minutes to build a complete cosplay from duct tape and random items they pull off stage. The audience decides the winner!

Welcome Party

9:00 - 11:00 PM

Wind down the first night of the con with dancing and fun. Join our awesome DJ's for an all ages dance party to wrap up the first day of Cosplacon 2016



Mid Missouri Podcasts

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Four local podcasters will share their stories of how they got into podcasting, what they do to create an episode, and how you can become a podcaster too.

Featuring The Channel Surfing Podcast, Crypto PTSD, Hishtory, and WDYPTW (What Did You Play This Week).

Epic Game Show Presented by Epic When Gaming

7:15 - 8:15 PM

(Break 7:45 - 8:00)

Play game while EWG members barrage you with trivia from categories such as mythology, gaming, and a crossover of the two. Prizes for all participants, but the better you do-the bigger your prizes! ( Prizes range from candy to an EWG shirt, restaurant gift card, all the way to the big Mystery prize!) 

Joking Hazard: The Card Game  18+ 

9:00 - 10:00 PM


Like "Cyanide & Happiness"? Like Adult Card Games? Want to help make funny comics? 

Then join Shaken from EBA Comedy as he presents the popular card game in this fun panel. 



Intro To Magic the Gathering

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Join beginners and magic experts to discuss the trading card game and the universes it take place in. 

Cosplay Saved My Life with Rhapsodia Cosplay

7:00 - 8:15 PM

An in-depth panel about how Cosplay has changed Rhapsodia's outlook on themselves for the better. Also, on how the cosplay community has affected others who have disabilities (mental, physical, or emotional) in a positive way. Rhapsodia will dive deep into their lives, opening up to attendees about their struggles and how cosplay has helped them defeat those negative hurdles. 

No Means No: Self Defence with Samurai Dan & Jillian

9:00 - 10:00 PM

 No Means NO! Saying it is good. Enforcing it is better! Women ( and Men) have a right to their own personal space and safety, and when unpleasantness occurs it's nice to be able to protect yourself. 

Come and learn easy, simple but very effective techniques from Samurai Dan's overenthusiastic partner Jillian that will make your con experiences safer and more enjoyable! 



Every BODY Can Cosplay

7:15 - 8:15 PM

Join cosplacon staffer Joleigha for this body positive look at cosplaying for every body type.

SuperFight 18+

** ID Required**

9:00 - 10:45 PM

Join cosplacon staffer Josh B for a game of SuperFight, an awesome and hilarious card game you're sure to love. 


4:00 PM - Room Opens


6:30 PM - Super Smash Bros. Tournament


Room Closes At Midnight