Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 38: the Dark Forest, May 24 - 27, 2024 Missoula, Montana

Katie Wahler

MisCon 38 Panel Volunteer

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Costume Contest 101, Nameless Ballroom
    Moderator: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak); Panelists: Cosplaimee , Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Chris Blazer, Desirée Greystone, Katie Wahler

    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 contest and presentation easy and fun.

  • Break Fri 3:50 - Fri 6:00
  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Field of Wonder (9)
    Moderator: Justin Barba; Panelists: Cosplaimee , Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Justin Barba, Tyler Dwernychuk (xzkard Cosplay), Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Sir. James Jones (Sir .James), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Steven K Smith (SKS Props), Katie Wahler

    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 Front Street and along Higgins back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 3:00
  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Sword Fighting For Kids, Open Green (6)
    Moderator: Kid's Activities Staff ; Panelists: Kid's Activities Staff , Patty Mascia (Azzarinne), Phil Mascia, Katie Wahler

    Learn Historical European Martial Arts and how to have a proper sword fight!

  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sat 6:00
  • panel Sat 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Leatherwork and Realistic Costuming, Monster Tent (2)
    Moderator: Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo); Panelists: John Barba, Tyler Dwernychuk (xzkard Cosplay), Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo), Katie Wahler

    Explore how to get started in crafting your own leather armor, and building a functional/realistic kit.

  • Break Sat 6:50 - Sun Noon
  • panel Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Cosplay 201, Rocket Tent (3)
    Moderator: Katie Pak; Panelists: Cosplaimee , F.R. "Diz" McNeil, Katie Pak, Raye Squires (Cryocaeruelo), Katie Wahler

    Are you ready to elevate your costuming? Sit down with our local cosplayers and get their perspective, tips, and tricks!

  • Break Sun 12:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Costume Contest: Novice, Patio Tent (2)
    Moderator: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak); Panelists: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Chris Blazer, Desirée Greystone, Katie Wahler, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Contestants in the Novice Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Costume Contest: Journeyman, Patio Tent (2)
    Moderator: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak); Panelists: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Chris Blazer, Desirée Greystone, Katie Wahler, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Contestants in the Journeyman Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Costume Contest: Master, Patio Tent (2)
    Moderator: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak); Panelists: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Chris Blazer, Desirée Greystone, Katie Wahler, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Contestants in the Master Category should report to the tent at this time for judging.

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Sun 6:00
  • panel Sun 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Contest, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Moderator: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak); Panelists: Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Chris Blazer, Desirée Greystone, Katie Wahler, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    MisCon's Costume and Skit Contest! Participants will show off their costumes, some may even share some fun skits, and awards will be given for the best as well as the winners in each category. MisCon's own Lacy Zee will emcee the event, so get ready to have fun and be entertained!