Event Schedule

All Day and Key Events

Merchant's Guild

10AM – 7PM  IST Hallways & IST Commons
Come see what incredible geek merchandise and goodies artists and vendors will be selling at the Poly Con’s Merchants Guild!

Purple Fire Robotics

10AM – 8PM  IST-1015
See what new technology is being constructed at this live interactive robotics showcase thanks to Purple Fire Robotics.

Arcade Room

10AM – 7PM  IST-1012

Come try out our wide variety of modern and vintage arcade games. Try out some of the new or unusual games or play an old favorite. All games are available for your own convenience and play to your hearts content.

Rhythm Games Room

10AM – 8PM  IST-1014
Enjoy an arcade-style selection of various rhythm games like Dance Dance Revolution, Rock Band, Beat Saber, Project Diva, Beatmania IIDX, Pop’n, Sound Vortex, and more!

Cyber Security CTF

10AM – 8PM  IST-1065
Come join our school’s Cybersecurity club in a variety of Cyber Security/computer CTF competitions.

TCG Play Room

10AM – 8PM  IST-1044
Free play for any TCG game you want to play and tournaments for Magic the Gathering and Pokemon TCG!

Smash Brothers Tournament

10AM – 8PM  IST-1017
Come join the beatdown as we play Super Smash Bros.

Media Club Showcase

10AM – 8PM  IST Commons
Come see and try out unique games made by the creative students at Florida Polytechnic.

Table Top Games Room

10AM – 7PM  IST-1049
The perfect place to come play a wide selection of board games and open tables you can play with your friends or strangers. Join for one of the three three-hour one shot sessions or stay for all three.

Artist Alley

10AM – 7PM  IST 1067/1068 & 1002/1003
See what fantastic pieces of handmade creations are on display for sale from drawings to paintings to models and more.

Maid Cafe

  11-12:00 | 1:30-2:30 |  3:30 – 4:30 | 6:00- 7:00  IST 1045
Kawaii maids, kakkoii butlers, and oishii treats. Pre-registration required, see the maid cafe registration booth.

10:00 AM

Laser Tag

10:00-12:00    Soccer Field

The classic game returns. Charge your laser pistol to see if you can be the last one standing.

Warhammer 40K

 10:00 – 4:00    IST 1064 

Watch and partake in the science fiction fantasy miniature wargame where orcs and spaceships collide.

Video Game Making Basics -PG

 10:00 – 11: 00    ist1060

Watch and partake in the science fiction fantasy miniature wargame where orcs and spaceships collide.

Pool Noodle Jousting

 10:00 – 1:00  Soccer Field

En garde! Claim your pool noodle lance and defeat your opponent in a round of friendly inflatable horse jousting.

Nerf Modding -PG

 10:00 – 11:00  IST 1062

Guide on changing your own nerf guns improving accuracy and fps.

11:00 AM

Video Game Industry - PG

11:00-12:00    IST 1060

Learn the ins and outs of making video games by learning about the industry itself.

Jujutsu Kaisen: Spring Break! -PG 13

 11:00 – 12:00   IST 1062

This panel would a casual setting for improv, Q&A, a pop quiz, and other interactive audience-oriented activities.

12:00 PM

Food Trucks

 12:00 – 4:00   Outdoor Walkways
We will have a variety of food trucks for all tastes and palates. 

Sewing -PG

 12:00 – 1:00    Ist 1060
In sewing 101 we will go over the need to know information when it comes to beginning sewers. From hand sewing to machines to basic terminology, you’re going to see all of these in YouTube tutorials and what they mean, along with explanations as to why patterns are important and which ones should you use.

1:00 PM

Cosplay Make-Up -PG

1:00 – 2:00    IST 1060
From blush to different skin colors, make-up is an essential part of the cosplay experience. Come on down to learn how it’s done.

 

 

Lacrosse Game

1:00 – 5:00   Soccor Field
Watch a fun game of lacrosse brought by Florida Polytechnic University’s Lacrosse Team.

2:00 PM

Armor making basics - PG

2:00 – 3:00    IST 1060

An introduction to the various methods of making armor for cosplay with some step-by-step procedures.

 

Superhero Perler Bead Souvenir -PG

 2:00 – 4:00   IST 1060

Come and make a superhero souvenir using Perler beads–those little plastic beads that melt together with an iron. You will be able to take home your creation.

 

3:00 PM

Cosplay Wig Styling -PG

 3:00 – 4:00   IST 1060
No one wakes up from bed with anime hair but with a couple tips and tricks you can fix a wig to fit your character.

Idol Fest

                           3:00 – 5:00    Field 1                            

We’ve gathered the best idols around for this spectacular show. So make sure to chant for your favorite groups and soloists as they show off their dance and vocal skills. 

 

4:00 PM

Podcast 5th Anniversary Recording -R

                      4:00-6:00   IST 1062                  Ever wonder how a podcast is made? Come witness it live with the fifth anniversary recording of “What’s in a Podcast?”.

How to DM

4:00-5:00    IST 1062

Learn how to write and present epic fantasy quests for your friends in the world of Dungeons and Dragons. 

 

 

Dystopian Literature Writing Workshop
-PG 13

 4:00 – 5:00    IST 1062

Do you love dystopian books or movies? Well, this workshop will be a chance for you to develop a plot outline for your very own dystopian story. Then we’ll all fight to the death and the winner will get a new home in Victors’ Village. 
 

5:00 PM

Cosplay Prejudging

 5:00 – 7:00    Aula Magna Right

The appetizer to the main event and be able to see the different cosplay from around the event. Cosplay Prejudging

Cosplay On a Budjet -PG

 5:30 – 7:00    IST 1060

Affordable self made costumes and 

Maniacal Monologuing Contest

5:00 – 6:00  Main Stage 

Your chance to let your inner maniac out! Let everyone know your nefarious plan (completely over explained) to take over the world and make sure to include a nefarious laugh at the end.

Maniacal Monologuing Contest

5:00 – 6:00  Main Stage 

Your chance to let your inner maniac out! Let everyone know your nefarious plan (completely over explained) to take over the world and make sure to include a nefarious laugh at the end.

8:00 PM

Giant Chess and Other Tailgate Games

 8:00 – 12:00    Back Field 
Test your strategic abilities in a new way with giant chess or just relax and have fun with other classic tailgate games.

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