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COSPLAY CONTEST

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COSPLAY CONTEST COMPETITOR REGISTRATION & PREJUDGING
SAT at 10:30AM // C110
Registration for pre-judging to see if you get into the contest begins at 10:30am in C110. Registration is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE. Participants MUST arrive at registration and pre-judging wearing the cosplay they intend to compete in.

COSPLAY CONTEST
Saturday from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM in Room C113! 

AWARDS: 
  • Best In Show – $5,000
  • Best Group – $2,500
  • Best Craftsmanship – $550
  • Best Likeness – $550
  • Best Video Game – $200
  • Best TV – $200
  • Best Film – $200
  • Best Comic Book – $200
  • Best Anime – $200
  • Best Closet Cosplay – $200
  • Best Kids Cosplay– $200

FEATURED PANELS 

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C102 // Rated R Cineprov is an award-winning live movie riffing show that performs year-round here in Atlanta. Featuring local Atlanta comedians, radio personalities, and previous writers from Mystery Science Theater 3000.

CINEPROV: MAKING FUN OF MOVIES SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO

C102 // Rated R Cineprov is an award-winning live movie riffing show that performs year-round here in Atlanta. Featuring local Atlanta comedians, radio personalities, and previous writers from Mystery Science Theater 3000.

More Featured Panels:

  • FREESTYLE DND (PG-13)
  • SCRIPT READING OF THE B-TEAM (PG-13)
  • HOGWARTS BATTLE ROYALE! (PG-13)]

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DAILY PANELS 

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Penguin Knife Fight (@pkfimprov) is a nationally touring improv comedy troupe. Similar to ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’, they create brand new hilarious scenes based on suggestions from the audience (a.k.a. you!), so each show is made up on the spot and no two shows are ever the same. Returning for their seventh year at Tampa Bay Comic Convention, get ready to laugh your socks off all week with five Penguin Knife Fight performances! No seriously, pick up your socks. Catch them all weekend in C101!

PENGUIN KNIFE FIGHT! - IMPROV COMEDY

Penguin Knife Fight (@pkfimprov) is a nationally touring improv comedy troupe. Similar to ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’, they create brand new hilarious scenes based on suggestions from the audience (a.k.a. you!), so each show is made up on the spot and no two shows are ever the same. Returning for their seventh year at Tampa Bay Comic Convention, get ready to laugh your socks off all week with five Penguin Knife Fight performances! No seriously, pick up your socks. Catch them all weekend in C101!
Watch your favorite superheroes debate topics suggested by YOU the audience! If they lose the debate, they have to drink… So really, don't they win the debate? Grab a drink and come find out!

DESIGNATED DEBATERS

Watch your favorite superheroes debate topics suggested by YOU the audience! If they lose the debate, they have to drink… So really, don’t they win the debate? Grab a drink and come find out!
From Sailor Moon to One-Punch Man to Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, enjoy three days of your favorite animes in our film room, brought to you by VIZ! An international authority on manga for more than three decades, VIZ is proud to be the #1 destination for manga in America and home to some of the most prestigious anime brands driving the industry. VIZ is at the forefront of America’s Japanese pop-culture phenomenon, which today dominates multiple industries from publishing and animation to film and gaming. Catch them all weekend in C102!

ANIME SCREENING ROOM - Presented by VIZ Media

From Sailor Moon to One-Punch Man to Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, enjoy three days of your favorite animes in our film room, brought to you by VIZ! An international authority on manga for more than three decades, VIZ is proud to be the #1 destination for manga in America and home to some of the most prestigious anime brands driving the industry. VIZ is at the forefront of America’s Japanese pop-culture phenomenon, which today dominates multiple industries from publishing and animation to film and gaming. Catch them all weekend in C102!
Magician and comedian Tim Hoffman has arrived with a show featuring mind-blowing illusions and a hilarious storyline. Tim is a member of the Academy Of Magical Arts and the Magic Castle. He can be seen touring all over North America. www.TimTheWebsite.com

THE GREAT AND POWERFUL TIM

Magician and comedian Tim Hoffman has arrived with a show featuring mind-blowing illusions and a hilarious storyline. Tim is a member of the Academy Of Magical Arts and the Magic Castle. He can be seen touring all over North America. www.TimTheWebsite.com
Attention Horse comedy has assembled some of the funniest stand-up comedians in the multiverse for a comedy show that is sure to blow your adamantium socks off!

ATTENTION HORSE COMEDY PRESENTS: DAYS OF FUTURE LAUGHS COMEDY SHOW

Attention Horse comedy has assembled some of the funniest stand-up comedians in the multiverse for a comedy show that is sure to blow your adamantium socks off!

PROGRAMMING EXHIBITORS  

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Challenges Games and Comics will be returning to host tabletop gaming at this year’s ATL Comic Convention. And to help take your gaming experience to the next level, Challenges is working with AsmodeeUSA and Boardgaming in Decatur to provide you with hundreds of games for demo play, tournaments and prizes with no entry fees! One of the biggest scheduled events so far is the CATAN BIG GAME! Catch them all weekend in C105!

BOARDGAMING PRESENTED BY CHALLENGES GAMES AND COMICS

Challenges Games and Comics will be returning to host tabletop gaming at this year’s ATL Comic Convention. And to help take your gaming experience to the next level, Challenges is working with AsmodeeUSA and Boardgaming in Decatur to provide you with hundreds of games for demo play, tournaments and prizes with no entry fees! One of the biggest scheduled events so far is the CATAN BIG GAME! Catch them all weekend in C105!
The Carolina Manga Library is a non-profit organization that sets up free libraries at conventions for all attendees to enjoy. They bring over 5000 manga, American graphic novels, webcomics, and novels for fans to enjoy. By setting up a quiet place for people to relax at conventions, the Library seeks to promote literacy through the medium that they love. Catch them all weekend in C108!

CAROLINA MANGA LIBRARY

The Carolina Manga Library is a non-profit organization that sets up free libraries at conventions for all attendees to enjoy. They bring over 5000 manga, American graphic novels, webcomics, and novels for fans to enjoy. By setting up a quiet place for people to relax at conventions, the Library seeks to promote literacy through the medium that they love. Catch them all weekend in C108!
Reconnect with all your favorite console video games! Sore Thumbs offers a huge selection of console arcades from retro to current systems, covering fighters, shooters, rhythms, racers, puzzles, and a bunch of categories in-between. Catch them all weekend in C107!

SORE THUMBS CONSOLE ARCADE

Reconnect with all your favorite console video games! Sore Thumbs offers a huge selection of console arcades from retro to current systems, covering fighters, shooters, rhythms, racers, puzzles, and a bunch of categories in-between. Catch them all weekend in C107!

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