2017 Schedule of Events


10:00 – Convention Opens


11:00 – PANEL: Comic Book Trivia Contest

Test your knowledge of comic book history with the trivia masters from Ka-Pow the Pop Cultured Podcast and Source Material Comics Podcast in what is sure to be a hilarious competition of nostalgic memories and nerdy minutiae.  Step up to the mic to brave three tough questions and you may walk away victorious, taking home prizes like free comics or “Con Cash” gift certificates to spend at the show.


12:00 – PANEL: The State of Sci-Fi

The amount of science fiction entertainment at our fingertips through television, movies, streaming services, novels, comic books, video games and everything in between has never been greater.  This round table discussion featuring fans and experts from Dueling Ogres Podcast, Geekhammer and more will dive into current sci-fi trends, offer opinions on modernized versions of classics like Star Wars, Doctor Who and Star Trek and encourage comments from the crowd.


  1:00 – PANEL: Basics of Foam Fabricating for Cosplay

EVA foam (like floor mats or craft foam) is the secret behind many amazing props, armor and accessories in the world of cosplay.  If you are brand new to foam fabricating or looking to refine your fundamental skills, this panel is designed to show techniques and give advice with a focus on creativity, safety and budget consciousness.  Join Danger Angel Cosplay, costume maker and member of the charitable Heroes Alliance, for information about recommended supplies and materials, patterning, construction, details, and finishing your foam piece.



Costumed attendees may gather at the stage area near the rear of the venue for judging in four categories:  Best Child Costume, Best Adult Costume, Best Craftsmanship and Most Original.  Winners each receive a souvenir picture frame keepsake and $25 in “Con Cash” gift certificates to spend at the show.  Advance registration is not required.  All prop weapons must be checked and tagged at the front desk before entry.


  5:00 – Convention Closes

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