LA Cosplay Con will take place at Long Beach Convention Center for one day only, Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
The convention is a family oriented event with a massive costume (obviously Cosplay) competition, special famous Cosplayers panels, vendors, celebrity guests and more.
This year there will be guests;
Bianca & Chiara D’Ambrosio (Young & The Restless, See Dad Run)
Jeremy Kent Jackson (Metal Gear, Call Of Duty)
Jason Ybarra (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
Traci Hines (Disney Music Videos, Hipster Mermaid)
Ava Cantrell (Haunted Hathaways, The Passing)
Jenny Lorenzo (Buzzfeed, Geekgasm)
Steven Kramer Glickman (Cupcake Wars, Workaholics)
Nick Azarian (Southpark, Supernatural)
Jenny Lorenzo will also be on the Youtube panel with John Carle, Keaghlan Ashley, Trisha Hershberger and Sean Long.
There will be an LGBT Cosplay panel with moderator Chris Riley, and speakers; Spencer Neustadt, Stephanie Storm, Michelle La Belle and Jayk Knight..
There will also be a Cosplay charity panel. Cosplay groups that specialize in Disney, Marvel, etc will be representing on this panel. Have fun and help people in need.
Also Cosplay Makeup and Bodypaint 101, which will be pretty informative for all you budding cosplayers. A chance to learn up to make your own cosplay even more awesome. The panel will include Linz Stanley, Amber Brite and more.
The Cosplay contest, sponsored by Loot Crate will be hosted by Bernie Bregman & Aktrez and will begin at 6:00 PM, followed by an after party.
Also a Cosplay Photography Workshop from Rulison Photography, and so much more.
117 vendors are scheduled to be set up for the event.
Taken from their Code Od Conduct page, these items/props are forbidden:
Sharpened metal-bladed weapons (including axes, daggers, hatches, knives, kunai, shuriken, swords, sword canes and switch blades)
Explosives (including firecrackers and fireworks)
Chemical weapons (including mace and pepper spray)
Blunt weapons (including brass knuckles, clubs and nunchaku)
Hard prop weapons (including props made of metal, fiberglass and glass)
Whips (unless attached to your costume in a way it may not be used
Projectile weapons must be rendered inoperable. Realistic replica firearms, that can easily be confused as real firearms, must have the tip painted red. Prop weapons will be allowed providing they are composed of cardboard, foam, wood or other light materials. Weapons made of hard materials, such as glass, fiberglass, or metal, must be attached to your costume in a way that they many not be drawn.
Go safely and enjoy!