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SCHEDULE

2024 Show Hours:
Saturday, January 20 | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sunday, January 21 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

VIPs get in 15 minutes early each day

If you would like to propose your own panel, workshop, presentation, or other programming idea for CFCC '24, CLICK HERE

Costume Contests:
Saturday, January 20 | 4:00 PM

Sunday, January 21 | 2:00 PM

Costume Contest Prizes Provided By Ultimate Wireless, Moth and Mint, and LumikaDesigns.

CHECK OUT OUR COSPLAY CONTEST RULES AND INFO

PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE

Lake Hollingsworth

Saturday

12 PM - AJ Francis FKA Top Dolla Q&A

AJ Francis FKA Top Dolla will take questions from the audience and talk about his wrestling career in this Q&A session.

 

1 PM - Charlet Chung & Lucie Pohl Overwatch Q&A

Known for their voice acting in Overwatch, Charlet Chung and Lucie Pohl will talk about their voice acting careers and answer questions from the audience.

 

2 PM - L.A.V.A. Presents: Super Kawaii Happy Party Game Go Go Hyper Hangout Funtime
Hands-down, THE weirdest, wackiest panel you will ever go to! Starring voice actors Ray Chase, Robbie Daymond, & Max Mittelman.

 

3 PM - Casper Van Dien Q&A

Join Starship Troopers actor Casper Van Dien in a Q&A to talk about his career and answer questions from the audience.

 

4 PM - Central Florida Comic Con Cosplay Contest -

Pre-Registration Required!

Characters come to life in our Saturday cosplay contest! Watch as cosplayers of all skill levels present their costumes across our main stage. Who will be crowned the champion? The only way to find out is to be there!

 

Sunday

11 AM - My Hero Academia Q&A with Elizabeth Maxwell, Jason Liebrecht, and Trina Nishimura

Join Elizabeth Maxwell, Jason Liebrecht, and Trina Nishimura as they discuss working on the anime and their other projects, and answer questions from the audience.

 

12 PM - Demon Slayer Q&A with Ryan Bartley, Brent Mukai, Reba Buhr, and Landon McDonald

Got a burning question for your favorite voice actor in Demon Slayer? This is the panel for you! Ryan Bartley, Brent Mukai, Reba Buhr, and Landon McDonald will talk about working on Demon Slayer, and answer your questions!

 

1 PM - Yu-Gi-Oh! Q&A with Dan Green and Eric Stuart

Dan Green and Eric Stuart discuss working on Yu-Gi-Oh! and their other voice acting projects, and will answer questions from the audience.

 

2 PM - Central Florida Comic Con Cosplay Contest -

Pre-Registration Required!

Characters come to life in our Sunday cosplay contest! Watch as cosplayers of all skill levels present their costumes across our main stage. Who will be crowned the champion? Only way to find out is to be there!

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Saturday

10:30 AM Building a Galaxy Far Far Away

The Outer Rim Guilds will peel back the curtain to show you how we build props and costumes for the Star Wars universe. They will have several examples of costumes, props and the techniques they employ while creating screen accurate costumes, or original character designs.

 

12:30 PM - The Ultimate Animaniacs and Freakazoid Panel with Tom Ruegger and Paul Rugg

Tom Ruegger and Paul Rugg talk about the making of Animaniacs and Freakazoid and take questions from the audience in this panel for the Ultimate Animaniacs and Freakazoid fans!

 

1:30 PM - Bootleg Safari with Effin' Birds

Join host Aaron Reynolds (Effin' Birds; Swear Trek) and special guest Steve Horton (Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams; Nine Lives) for a hilarious exploration of terrible knock-off merchandise, like a Baby Yoda that vomits toothpaste, or a Thomas The Tank Engine that transforms into a murderous robot.

 

2:30 PM - Pokémon Trainers Unite

Join PikaBelleChu once again for a fun panel of over 25 years of Pokémon. From manga, video games, tcg, collectables and more. Partake in Pokémon trivia for some fun prizes and see if you truly are a Pokémon Master.

 

3:30 PM - Sound + Vision with Steve Horton and Russell Lissau

Music inspires so many creative people including comic book creators! Join acclaimed writers Steve Horton (Bowie: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams) and Russell Lissau (Little Earthquakes: The Graphic Album) for a discussion about their music-inspired comics and graphic novels -- and sneak peeks at what's coming next from both of them.

 

Sunday

10:30 AM - Wigs 101

CosplayBrightly answers all your wig and hair-related questions in this interactive intro to wig-styling panel.
 

11:30 AM - Fandom Charades with Russell Lissau

Guest Russell Lissau will lead a game of charades featuring people, places and things from your favorite comics, movies and TV shows! A convention favorite!

 

12:30 PM - Let's Talk Toys with Dave Wheeler

A panel all about collecting toys, the community within the hobby and much more! Come talk with Youtuber and Professional Toy Designer Dave Wheeler aka Dave Wonder as we talk toys!

 

1:30 PM - Central Florida Nerd Scene

So you’re having a blast at CFCC, but what do you do when the con ends? This panel discusses the local Nerd/Geek Scene, including local stores/shops, restaurants and bars, conventions, events, and festivals. If you’re looking for nerdy stuff to do during the rest of the year, this panel is for you.

 

2:30 PM - Test Your EVA IQ!

Are you a fan of Neon Genesis Evangelion? Do you think you know all there is to know or do you..also struggle to understand the plot at times? Well, why don’t you come test your knowledge at this amazing Kahoot game based on the series! Stop by and come try your knowledge! We’ll be waiting for you to join us!

 

Lake Parker

Saturday

10:30 AM - So You Want to be a Writer? 2.0

Want to get into the world of writing fantasy, graphic novels and fiction but don’t know who to ask? Join published authors in a panel setting and enjoy a fun walk up the literary path!

 

11:30 AM - Self Publishing and Creative Content Creation! with Lan Pitts & Dave Wheeler

Comics! How do they work? It's sometimes as easy as stapling notepad paper with poorly drawn characters. Want to do a bit more? Want to self-publish? Lan Pitts and Dave Wheeler can help you figure that out. From writing to art, to lettering, to how to contact a printer, we'll teach the basics of making your comic.

 

12:30 PM - Surviving the Writing World

Author Steve Altier and other author friends share secrets and tips about the writing process, how to get published, the do's and don'ts and what to look out for! Whether you are an inspiring writer or have already released a few books, this panel will help any writer survive the writing world!

 

1:30 PM - The Art of Lightsaber Choreography

Learn the basics of lightsaber choreography from the Outer Rim Guilds instructors. They will demonstrate and teach you the basic defenses and attacks you can use to create safe lightsaber choreography.

 

2:30 PM - Cosplay Contest Pre-Judging

Want to participate in our Cosplay Contest? Then this is the place for you! First 30 sign-ups will be accepted to participate in our Cosplay Contest.

 

Sunday

10:30 AM - Lightsaber Spinning for the Tragically Uncoordinated

From the flashy side of the Star Wars galaxy we present a basic class to teach fans how to spin lightsabers in a safe and fun manner. The Outer Rim Guilds will bring simulated lightsabers for you to practice with and learn the tricks you need to spin a lightsaber like the heroes and villains from the Star Wars galaxy.

 

11:30 AM - Cosplay Contest Pre-Judging

Want to participate in our Cosplay Contest? Then this is the place for you! First 30 sign-ups will be accepted to participate in our Cosplay Contest.

 

2:00 PM - CFCC Showrunner's Panel

Join CFCC founder Ben Penrod and Event Coordinator Katie Keeley to talk about CFCC 2024. They'll answer questions and take suggestions about what you want to see at future events!

GAME ROOM

Central Florida Game Room Discord Link:

https://discord.gg/Uc7a9sJuBt

Email Contact For CFCC Game Room:

MessageOGC@gmail.com

CFCC Game Room Schedule

(Located in the Jenkins Arena!)

 

Saturday

12:00 PM: Mortal Kombat

1:00 PM: Pokémon Go!

2:00 PM: Street Fighter

3:00 PM: Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet

4:00 PM: Tekken

 

Sunday

12:00 PM: Guilty Gear

1:00 PM: Pokken DX

2:00 PM: Mario Kart

Saturday + Sunday, upon demand. When we hit 8 people who sign up, we run an event:

 

Meta Zoo TCG

One Piece TCG

Dragon Ball Super TCG

My Hero Academia TCG

Digimon TCG

 

Magic: The Gathering:

$20 draft on demand.

Commander all day free play.

Learn to play commander.

 

Yugioh:

$15 fire kings structure deck event.

Advanced on demand events for Maze of Millennia payout.

Free play available all day.

 

Pokémon:

$15 v battle deck event cash payout.

Learn to play and free play available all day.

 

Kaijudo:

$15 pick your structure deck tournament 12pm start + on demand all day.

 

Legends of the 5 Rings:

$15 learn to play kits event. Various l5r games available.

Smash Bros Tournaments:

$10 entry starts at 12:00PM Saturday and 11:00AM Sunday, on demand.

 

Marvel vs Capcom 2 Tourneys:

$10 entry starting at 12:00PM Saturday and 11:00AM Sunday, on demand.

 

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 tourneys:

On Demand


 

Various board games available to purchase and play on site as well as TCGs

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