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cosplay contest in the Quad Cities

Cosplay

Attention all Cosplayers!  Planet Funk Con will be hosting a cosplay contest on Saturday June 23rd with a $500 cash prize for our first-place adult winner and prizes for our 12 and under contestants!   We can’t wait to see what everyone has in store for this competition!  And remember even if you don’t want to compete we encourage everyone to represent their favorite character from anything in the realm of awesome by dressing up, you are what makes Planet Funk Con so awesome!  Please signup up using our form below and check in at the cosplayer counter when you arrive.  And just a reminder we can only accept a certain number of submissions so don’t wait to sign up for the first annual Planet Funk Con Cosplay Contest!

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Swag, Door Prizes & Events

Watch out for fantastic door prizes, free awesome swag, and possibly a couple special goodies for some lucky guests!  But make sure to get here early as our supplies will be limited and our free giveaways may go fast!

Don’t worry folks, that’s not all! While they last every ticket holder will receive a free comic book day comic, and if you’re lucky you could also win one of our sweet door prizes valued up to $25!

Don’t think we were done yet, we’ve got another card up our sleeve!  We will be hosting a live Magic: The Gathering tournament, tabletop gaming matches, and a live Video game tournament. Come to watch the action or sign up and compete with the best the QC area has to offer. Stay tuned for all of our announcements for artists, vendors, and guest stars! When the Mellow Blue Planets align you get, Planet Funk!  SIGN UP for our email blasts to get all the latest news on Planet Funk Con!

Magic: The Gathering Tournament

What: Team Trios Constructed
When: Jun 23rd 10am Registration, 11am Player Meeting, 11:05am Round 1 Starts
Where: Taxslayer Center 1201 River Dr Moline, IL

Teams of 3 will battle in Standard, Modern and Legacy against like-minded opponents in a Swiss +1 round cut to top 4 single elimination playoff tournament structure to try and take home their CASH share of 83.33% repeating of the total of all entry fees at $30 per player.

Max capacity is 24 teams, which makes the max payout $1800. This will be a sanctioned event treated as a Competitive level REL event with local L2 and heartthrob Josh Schroeder as your Head Judge and Games +1 providing the tournament organizer, scorekeeper and sanctioning.

Pre-registration is available by contacting Games +1 at (563) 391.1680 or stopping by the store located at 4621 Cheyenne Ave in Davenport, IA.

Your entry fee also covers admission to Planet FunkCon for the purposes of this event. Additional costs for enjoying the rest of the Con may be applicable.

There are also hotel blocks available for attendees of Planet FunkCon listed on the event web site at http://planetfunkcon.com/ along with a list of special guests, artists, activities and much more!

Magic the Gathering Tournament in the Quad Cities
Quad Cities Video Game Tournament

Video Game Tournament Hosted by Video Games ETC!

Planet Funk has partnered up with Video Games ETC to bring you all the gaming entertainment you can handle. Video Games ETC will be hosting our video game tournament with lots of great prizes and giveaways to winners and contestants! Signups will be free but the number of contestants will be limited.

Want to play to win? Then make sure to show up to Planet Funk Con early to get signed up! Each tournament will allow up to 32 players to compete against each other for the title of Planet Funk Game Master. Not only will our winners take home some great prizes but our finalists will get the opportunity to get their final matches broadcast on the TaxSlayer’s big arena screen for all to see! Show everyone that you are the best by signing up for one of our awesome tournaments.

Want to play for fun? Don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Video Games ETC will be bringing a collection of great modern and classic games for all of our attendees to play. Sit down and challenge your friends to Mario Cart or just show off your boxing skills as you whomp King Hippo in the NES classic Mike Tyson’s Punch Out! We will have something for everyone to enjoy so make sure to stop by our gaming zone at this year’s Planet Funk Con!

 

Video Game Area

Planet Funk Con will be featuring a video gaming area hosted by Video Games ETC for all of our ticket holders to come by and enjoy.  We will have a wide range of today’s popular games available for everyone to play and enjoy.  Want to just casually check out a game, or perhaps shame your friends with your superior gaming skills then stop by our gaming area and enjoy!

Table top games in the Quad Cities

Tabletop Game Area

Have a taste for tabletop games?  Or maybe you just need a break from walking around the huge spread of vendors and entertainment at Planet Funk Con?  Then stop by our tabletop gaming area and enjoy a wide spread of games from old classics to newer modern tabletop experiences.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to relax, game, and enjoy the classics.

Live Entertainment

What’s That Funk likes to keep things fresh and funky so keep your eyes peeled for live entertainment throughout the show.  Watch out for musicians, live action heroes and more!  When What’s That Funk presents you entertainment you never know what you’ll see next!

Live Entertainment Quad Cities

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