Panels

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Friday, March 3rd


  • Opening Ceremonies

    2-2:30pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Official
  • Opening Ceremonies for FreeCon 13 to kickstart the weekend.
  • Anime Hair Trivia

    2:30-3:30pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Presents
  • Compete with or against your friends in this trivia-style anime hair game!
  • Drawing Contest: Open Timing

    2:30-5:30pm • Table Room 311C

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on Activities page.
  • Chainmaille: Not Just Armor Pt. 1

    2:30-3:30pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Samantha Brito
  • Ever wonder why knights wear such heavy armor? It's called chainmaille, or chainmail in the States, and it's incredibly efficient at keeping you from not being stabbed. In this day and age, that's not our major concern, so what else can we do with it? Come and find out! And how to make armor; too!
  • P.O.C in Cosplay

    3-4pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    VerglasPrince
  • To help other P.O.C. (People Of Color) know that you dont have to be afraid to coplay who or what you want. We are using this panel to answer questions, express concerns and network to help the community grow!
  • Kimono 101: An Introduction to Modern Kimono Fashion

    4-5 • Panel Room 2 311E

    Kendall Armstrong
  • A brief introduction to the history, culture, and styling of Japanese traditional clothing. If time allows, there will be a try-on session!
  • K-pop Hour Year 3

    4-5 • Dance Studio 302

    Kai Williams
  • Our panel is about K-pop aka Korean pop music, we usually start out with a small Dance cover performance and then go to K-pop Fan games so guest at our panel can have fun and Dance with us as well as learning some new K-pop dances!
     
  • Cosplay Contest Prejudging

    4:30-6:30pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on the Activities page.
  • One-Punch Man Jeopardy

    5-6pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    Media Guest Zach Aguilar
  • Join Media Guest host Zach Aguilar, the voice of Genos himself, in a battle of wits—more like who knows sensei best—a fun and challenging team trivia game to test your knowledge of the One-Punch Man anime!
  • Humans Vs Zombies: Survival Guide

    5-6:30pm • Union Green

    Co-Sponsor Panel
  • Come join the crew of Humans vs Zombies and find out about one of the coolest clubs and why you should be apart of this chance to test your skills in a real life zombie survival simulation.
     
     
  • Maid Cafe

    5:30-7:30pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on the Activities page.
  • K-Pop Dance Party

    6-10:30pm • Dance Studio 302

    FreeCon Official
  • FreeCon's 3rd annual dance party kicks it up again with the help of a co-sponsoring organization, Hallyu Wave Club. Party the night away with fellow fans, or come and find out what all the fuss about K-Pop is about.
  • Author Talk with Deon Durr

    6:30-7:30pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Deon Durr
  • Come get exclusive author and writing tips form Deon Durr! Independent Author, blogger, and writer. As he talks about writing, how to get started, creating characters, mapping out story lines, how to promote, and how to never give up on your dreams no matter what it is!
  • Convention 101 with AMS Cosplay

    7-8pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    AMS Cosplay
  • Always wanted to attend a large convention? This is the panel for you! We will cover packing for conventions, budgeting, hotels, photographers, panels, meet ups and more! So whether you've attended cons for a while now or you're a first time convention goer, come to this panel!
  • Zach Aguilar Signing

    7:30-8:30pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Media Guest
  • Come and get a signature from one of our prefessional voice actor Media Guests! Chech out the Media Guest page for more info about Zach Aguilar.
  • Anime Taboo

    8-9pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Presents
  • Compete with or against your friends in this trivia-style anime game modeled after Taboo the board game!
  • Murder Mystery

    8-9pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    FreeCon Official
  • Who dun it? Find out in a large-participation session of our annual Murder Mystery. Even the gameplay itself is a mystery...
  • Anime is for Adults (18+)

    9-10:30pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    Serene Smallwood
  • Explore the mature side of anime, from hentai to yaoi to guro. Bloodthirsty classics like Elfen Lied and Gantz; sexy surprises like Bible Black and La Blue Girl; plain homoerotic text in Junjou Romantica and Ai no Kusabi. (TW: gore, sex, noncon, extreme violence)
  • Star Wars: An Intergalactic Discussion

    9-10:30pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    AMS Cosplay
  • Join two avid Star Wars fans as we discuss everything from the universe of Star Wars. What is Rey's lineage and where does the force come in? Is Jar Jar really a Sith Lord? Has Disney ruined the Star Wars franchise? We'll talk everything from the Movies, Books, Clone Wars, Rebels, fan theories and beyond.
  • Pathfinder Society

    All Day • Pathfinders 311A

    Jason Daugherty
  • Pathfinder society a role-playing game that is open to all ages and great for beginners and experienced players. Come and join us for an exciting adventure

Saturday, March 4th


  • Anime Jeopardy

    10-11am • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Presents
  • Compete with or against your friends in this trivia-style anime game modeled after Jeopardy the TV show!
  • Batman's Family

    10-11am • Panel Room 2 311E

    Emma Baird
  • Introduce yourself to Batman's surprisingly large extended family from Robin to BlueBird. New comers and veterans to the comics are welcome.
  • Posing 101

    11am-12pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    Everyday Cosplay
  • This panel will cover what to expect during photo shoots and how to model the characters you are cosplaying to help bring them to life. It will also cover booking photo shoots as well as do's and dont's during photo shoots. Questions are encouraged during this panel to help clarify anything.
  • Furry Fandom Exploration

    11am-12pm • Conference Room

    Niccole Davis
  • A explication and exploration of the Furry Fandom and it's parts. Meet and Greet also incorporated. All are welcome to come learn and say hello!
  • Cosplay Contest Prejudging

    11am-2pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on the Activities page.
  • Maid Cafe

    12-5pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on the Activities page.
  • Sword Art and More Q&A with Zach Aguilar and Xanthe Huynh

    12-1pm • Conference Room

    Media Guests
  • Have a question you've just gotta ask our voice-acting guests? Want to hear funny stories about working in the booth, or maybe find out where all of our guests got their starts? This is the panel for you! Get introduced to your voice-acting guests for the weekend!
  • Dagorhir (13+)

    12-2pm • Union Green

    Michael Borselino
  • Combat sports with padded weapons.
  • Anime Taboo

    1-2pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    FreeCon Presents
  • Compete with or against your friends in this trivia-style anime game modeled after Taboo the board game!
  • Cosplay 101

    2-3pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    Gilded Moon Cosplay
  • Come join Gilded Moon as she talks about getting into cosplay and where to begin on this fun pathway. Topics discussed will include: Drawing inspiration, nailing down what project to tackle, making your cosplay versus buying it versus commissioning, confidence in your cosplay, and more!
  • Xanthe Huynh Signing

    2-3pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Media Guest
  • Come and get a signature from one of our prefessional voice actor Media Guests! Chech out the Media Guest page for more info about Xanthe Huynh.
  • Introduction to Macross

    3-4pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    Brian McAfee
  • Author and industry insider Brian McAfee presents the history and development of the Macross and Robotech franchises. The panel will discuss the sequels, spinoffs and relationships between the various titles for both Robotech and Macross.
  • Gundam: Past, Present, Future

    4-5pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Andres Salinas
  • Have you ever heard of the anime Gundam? If not, then this is a great place to find out more about the various Gundam series. You've probably heard of a Gundam show coming out every other season or two but what has allowed this series to endure for over 37 years. We'll be looking over past series as well as milestones, the shows currently airing, and the future of the franchise.
  • Florida State Quidditch

    4-6pm • Union Green

    Co-Sponsor Panel
  • The FSU Quidditch team will be running interactive games for attendees! Learn to play quidditch and learn about the community represented by teams around the world.
     
     
  • Cosplay Contest

    5-6:30pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on the Activities page.
  • Vocaloid Outside of Miku

    5-6pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Logan St. Ives
  • Come join us as we listen to the various synthetic singers of the community and check out the upcoming news
  • A Look At Sailor Moon English Dub

    6-8pm • Panel Room 311D

    Angelique Vassiliou
  • This will be a character/story in depth analysis of Sailor Moon from Dic/Cloverway in our own perspective but participants are encouraged to put and input in a positive non abrasive way, meaning we don't have to agree but don't be mean.
  • Hallyu Wave Club (13+)

    6-8pm • Dance Studio 302

    Co-Sponsor Panel
  • Hallyu Wave is having its first ever Free Con panel! Stop by for kpop related games, prizes, music videos, and a chance to meet more people interested in kpop! Also our clubs very own dance group will be having their performance of Boombayah by Blackpink at this panel so don't miss out!
  • Maid Cafe Dance Showcase

    6:30-7:30pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Official
  • If you couldn't make it to the Maid Cafe, or couldn't catch all the dances, or even just want the maid experiecne to last a but longer, come and chech out this showcase of all of our maids' hard work and practice.
  • Deciphering Madoka Magica

    6:30-7:30pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    Brian McAfee & Xanthe Huynh
  • Xanthe Huynh, the voice of Nagisa Momoe joins author Brian McAfee to discuss the symbolism, metaphor, and literary references in the critically acclaimed anime Madoka Magica. Panel will also include the trailer for the upcoming Madoka Magica sequel movie. There will be prizes for audience members who ask intriguing questions.
  • Voice Acting for the Young with Zach Aguilar

    6:30-7:30pm • Conference Room

    Media Guest
  • Do you fantasize about working in the anime industry, but you feel like it's only for middle-aged adults? Is voice-acting your dream job- or maybe directing? Script-writing? Whatever your passion, this panel will feature Zach Aguilar answering your burning questions about how to get into the industry, even as a younger voice actor.
  • Murder Mystery

    7:30-8:30pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    FreeCon Official
  • Who dun it? Find out in a large-participation session of our annual Murder Mystery. Even the gameplay itself is a mystery...
  • Anime Scene-It!

    8-9pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Presents
  • Compete with or against your friends in this trivia-style anime game modeled after Scene-It the board game!
  • Working with Thermoplastics 101

    8-9pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    Fangirling Out Cosplay
  • Interested in working with thermoplastics for cosplay and props, but don't know where to start? We will be discussing different types of thermoplastics, where to buy them, and methods of working with them. Participants will also be able to make their own small InstaMorph creation to take home!
  • Anime After Dark (18+)

    9-10:30pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    Earnest Adams
  • An 18+ tour through the adult side of anime featuring a seasoned group of tour guide in your panel hosts. Come view an assortment of adult anime that spans multiple genres and generations.
  • Furries After Dark (18+)

    9-10:20pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    Sara Guminski
  • Furries After Dark is a panel that focuses on the adult side of the furry fandom.
  • Kigu Party

    9-10:30pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    AMS Cosplay
  • Jeopardy, games, memes and fun! Come join AMS Cosplay and Timeblaster Cosplay as they host their infamous Kigu Party! Fun games with prizes and more! Kigu's are not required, but are encouraged!
  • Pathfinder Society

    All Day • Pathfinders 311A

    Jason Daugherty
  • Pathfinder society a role-playing game that is open to all ages and great for beginners and experienced players. Come and join us for an exciting adventure

Sunday, March 5th


  • Fencing Club Demonstration

    10-11am • Main Events (Moore)

    FSU Fencing Club
  • The FSU Fencing Club will give a demonstration and will teach some basics of movement and theory.
  • Zach Aguilar & Xanthe Huynh Co-Signing

    10-11am • Panel Room 3 311D

    Media Guest
  • Come and get a signature from one of our prefessional voice actor Media Guests! Chech out the Media Guest page for more info about Zach Aguilar and Xanthe Huynh.
  • Anime Family Feud

    10:30-11:30am • Panel Room 1 311B

    FreeCon Presents
  • Compete with or against your friends in this trivia-style anime game modeled after Family Feud the TV show!
  • Love Live! Tournament

    11am-12pm • Table Room 311C

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on the Activities page. You may also sign up in person.
  • Soul Eater Q and A (13+)

    11am-12pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Zoe Whittaker
  • The panel will be a Question and Answer Soul Eater panel. In the Panel the audience will ask us questions, truth or dares and the Soul Eater panel cast will answer in character. So bring your best questions and dares! (Ps there will be candy!)
     
  • Cosplay: Let's Talk

    11:30am-12:30pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    VerglasPrince
  • Helping people understand that you can cosplay whoever you want too. You shouldn't let other people put you down for cosplaying who or what you love.
     
     
     
  • AMV Contest

    12-1pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on the Activities page. There will also be a portion as an AMV showcase of non-entrants.
  • Chainmaille: Not Just Armor Pt. 2

    12-1pm • Panel Room 3 311D

    Samantha Brito
  • Ever wonder why knights wear such heavy armor? It's called chainmaille, or chainmail in the States, and it's incredibly efficient at keeping you from not being stabbed. In this day and age, that's not our major concern, so what else can we do with it? Come and find out! And how to make armor; too!
  • Women in Voice-Acting w/Xanthe Huynh

    1-2pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    Media Guest
  • Everyone can attend, but this panel's speaker is voice actress Xanthe Huynh! Our female voice-acting guest will give you the low-down on what it's like to work as a woman in voice-acting, from the challenges of voicing fanservice scenes to the joys of playing the heroine.
  • Drawing Contest: Strict Timing

    1-3pm • Table Room 311C

    FreeCon Official
  • Find out more on Activities page.
  • Aikido Club at FSU

    2-3pm • Main Events (Moore)

    Co-Sponsor Panel
  • The Aikido Club will give a demonstration of the art, which focuses on self-defense in armed/unarmed and grappling situations, and promotes a philosophy of peaceful conflict resolution.
  • Name that Tune

    2-3pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    Thomas Wood
  • Test your knowledge of a wide assortment of anime themes ranging from the popular to the obscure! See how well you can identify an anime simply by hearing a couple seconds of it's theme song. Fight for your chance to crown yourself the master of anime name that tune!
  • Murder Mystery

    3-4pm • Panel Room 2 311E

    FreeCon Official
  • Who dun it? Find out in a large-participation session of our annual Murder Mystery. Even the gameplay itself is a mystery...
  • Let's Talk!

    3-4pm Panel Room 3 311D

    Deon Durr
  • Come on in and Let’s Talk! Come and chat with Deon Durr AKA Peace Podcaster and Radio Host where you will be able to come and chat about tons of topics all the way from Pop-Culture to Nerd Culture, music and film and more!
  • Cosplay Beauty: Body Paint and Makeup

    3:30-4:30pm • Panel Room 1 311B

    Gilded Moon Cosplay
  • Body paint and makeup are key elements to certain cosplays. Come learn about different kinds of body paints, the difference air brush makeup can make, and join Gilded Moon for a demonstration of face/body paint techniques!
     
  • Tokyo Ghoul Panel and Giveaway

    4-5:30pm • Panel Room 2 311D

    Natalie Pham
  • If you are you are coming to our panel thank you so much for coming.We are doing this for fun and to entertain you guys as best as we can. we are doing a drawing and gift giveaway and please only enter your name once. We will have a bucket when you first enter our panel to do some dares. Thank you if you are going to be at our awesome panel.
  • Anime Jeopardy Pt. 2

    4:30-5:30 • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Presents
  • Compete with or against your friends in this trivia-style anime game modeled after Jeopardy the TV show!
  • Closing Ceremonies

    5:30-6pm • Main Events (Moore)

    FreeCon Official
  • A thank you and recap of the wonderful time we've all had as we send off FreeCon 13. Leftover prizes will also be given out.
  • Pathfinder Society

    All Day • Pathfinders 311A

    Jason Daugherty
  • Pathfinder society a role-playing game that is open to all ages and great for beginners and experienced players. Come and join us for an exciting adventure