Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 32: May 25 - 28, 2018 Missoula, Montana

Chris Blazer

MisCon 32 Panel Volunteer

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Open Green (3)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Realms of Avalon , The Troupe , BJ Allen-Prudden, Justin Barba, Christine Barkl, Chris Blazer, Max Franicevich, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), James Hayes, Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Katie Rhodes, The SCA, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk down Higgins Street to Broadway, cross the street, then head back along Higgins and through Caras Park back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, MisCon's Costume Contest 101, Ballroom C
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Chris Blazer, Becky Harouz, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Cosplayers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend this informational panel about MisCon’s Costume Contest. We’ll review how to enter the contest, what to expect during judging, and how to present your costume to the adoring public. We’ll then cover some basic advice for all cosplayers to help make the costume contest and presentation easy and fun.

  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Cosplay Meet and Greet, Ballroom C
    Panelists: BJ Allen-Prudden, Christine Barkl, Chris Blazer, Max Franicevich, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), Gail Glass, Lynn Martyn, Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Katie Rhodes, Meagan Scruggs

    Don your costume and then come on down to meet everybody. Our panelists and pros (both current and past) will be rubbing shoulders with our one-of-a-kind cosplay community. This is a great time to get a preview of what’s planned for cosplayers this year, or get help with any last minute fixes or snafus with your costume.

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sun Noon
  • panel Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Making Superhero Masks, Ballroom C
    Panelists: Chris Blazer, Gail Glass

    Protect your true identity -- wear a mask. But not just any mask -- make a Super mask. Give it an expression, or maybe have it double up as a helmet. Or take the dark path and make a mask suitable only for the worst Villain.

  • Break Sun 12:50 - Sun 7:00
  • panel Sun 7:00 - 7:50 PM, Costume Skit Contest, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Chris Blazer, Jessa Fuerst-Hinther (Ruby Riddle), Gail Glass, Becky Harouz, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    MisCon's Skit Contest! Participants will show off their costumes and acting skills awards will be given for the best as well as the audiences favorite.

  • Break Sun 7:50 - Mon 10:00
  • panel Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Captain Cheaptastic, Ballroom B
    Panelists: Christine Barkl, Chris Blazer, Gail Glass, Katie Rhodes

    Raid the pantry, clean out the garage, and dredge up the basement. Learn how to turn out a costume using basic materials and tools you probably have at home, or can easily find for minimal cost.