Oz Comic Con Melbourne is scheduled for 8-9 May 2019 at the Melbourne Convention Centre. A stellar line up of guests have been announced including Alexender Calvert and Orsic Chau from Supernatural. The Supernatural stars will be joined a national and international screen, comic and cosplay guests. In addition to special guests, Oz Comic Con Melbourne will feature exclusive merchandise, gaming tournaments, free play, cosplay and more. Here is an overview of what to expect from Oz Comic Con Melbourne.
Oz Comic Con Melbourne Details
Dates: 8-9th June 2019
Times: 9am – 6pm daily
Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf, VIC 3006
Tickets: Purchase tickets here. Early bird discounts of up to 33% available.
Australian Championships of Cosplay
Spotlight and Brother have joined forces to bring us the Australian Championships of Cosplay. This is part of a global cosplay competition called the Quest for the Crown. The first Australian qualifying round will be held at Oz Comic Con Melbourne. A qualifying round will be held at each 2019 Australian Comic Con. The grand champion in the Quest for the Crown will be announced at the 2020 C2E2 Championships of Cosplay in Chicago.
Throughout Oz Comic Con Melbourne, Spotlight and Brother will showcase their fabrics and machines at Cosplay Central. The last time we visited Cosplay Central at Comic Con, we were lucky enough to speak with international cosplayer, Yaya Han. Watch our interview with her below.
The Gaming Zone will feature gaming competitions and freeplay. A wide range of console game competitions will be available on the day. Registration will be on a first-in-first-served basis.
If you like games about not competition, you can enjoy freeplay. A wide range of new release and nostalgic games will be available for team and solo play.
The Comic District will feature a comic library, workshops and panels. The library will include bean bags, selfie stations and a wide range of comics to browse and purchase.
The workshops, panels and industry talks will allow you to hear from a range of national and international comic personalities. For a full list of guests, please click here. Please check the Comic Con website closer to the date for a schedule of appearances.