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COSPLAY GUEST PANELS
Whether this is your first foray into costumes or you're a seasoned creator, the FAN EXPO Dallas official Cosplay Guests are here to show you how to level up all areas of your cosplay creations. From foam and textiles to 3D printing and armor construction, there is a panel and workshop for everyone. This year's FREE sessions include:
- Making Cosplays Last with Leeleethebunny
- Couture For Cosplay with Luckygrim
- Cosplay! Where To Start with Blush Bunny
- 3D Printing for Non-Engineers with Luckygrim
- Cosplay Fails and How to Avoid Them with Jillea
- From Cosplay to Career with Gotham Gal Cosplay
- Into Eva Foam with Saddleup
- The Studio Method with Luckygrim
- Blueprint Construction for Props with Sparrow Hawk
- Original Cosplay Design with Jillea and Leeleethebunny
MASTERS OF COSPLAY GRAND PRIX: THE LONE STAR QUALIFIER
It’s back! Six Cities. Six Champions. One Master of Cosplay. Register now for your chance to compete for cosplay glory, $1000.00 cash and a chance to head to Toronto for the Grand Finale!
ARMOR ACADEMY WORKSHOPS
Join Armor Academy for in-depth workshops that will prepare your armor for all manners of adventure, battle, and beyond. These workshops will have a ticket option for attendees who wish to actively participate and build during the class, however, there is no charge to watch and learn. Sessions will include:
- Samurai Armor
- Scale Armor
- Leathercraft: Studs, Spikes, And Safety Pins
Cosplayers, assemble! Find everything you love about cosplay in the FAN EXPO Dallas Cosplay Corner, including the Cosplay Red Carpet, Photo Op Banners, Immersive Photo Sets, and themed Cosplay Meetups.
Even the most seasoned cosplayer needs time to sit, rest, and recharge! Don't miss the FAN EXPO Dallas Cosplay Hideaway - a quiet place where you can sit, enjoy some cooling fans, and get ready for all the fun and adventure the show has to offer. Check the schedule closer to the show for location and hours.
THE COSPLAY RED CARPET
Get ready for the Cosplay Red Carpet. No registration, no competition, no stress! This is your chance to show off your amazing cosplay to fans and photographers, and get your free Cosplay Red Carpet photo from a professional photographer! Check the schedule closer to the show for days and times.
COSPLAY PHOTO PARK
Put on your best costume and get ready to strike a pose solo or as a group with unique backdrops at our free Cosplay Photo Park!
Are you a member of Class 1A searching for fellow heroes in training? A Jedi in need of an Order? A witch or wizard looking for your housemates? Join our cosplay meetups to get the ultimate group photo and meet fellow fans! Check the schedule closer to the show for the specific days and times for these meetups:
ULTIMATE COSPLAY MEETUP
It's time for the Ultimate Cosplay Meetup! Whatever your fandom or cosplay, we want to gather together for a FANtastic meetup that celebrates the diversity, creativity, and wonder that is our FAN EXPO Dallas cosplayers! Check the schedule closer to the show for the specific day and time.
COSPLAY PANELS AND HOW-TO'S
From fabrication to acting, our line up of pros are on hand to show you how to take your cosplay game to the next level. Attend a panel, check out a demo, or meet them one-on-one! Check the schedule closer to the show for specific topics, days, and times.
KIDS COSTUME CONTEST
It's FAN EXPO Dallas' cutest event! Come cheer on the cosplay stars of tomorrow at our kid's cosplay contest! Want to compete? Sign up details coming soon!
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