New: Events on Friday Night, Sept. 13!
Downtown Dance Party and Cosplay Crawl
From 7 - 10 pm on Friday, September 13, downtown Stillwater will be the site of some fabulous, pre-con fun! There will be a dance party at Modella Gallery (721 S. Main) with FREE LexiCon swag for attendees thanks to Visit Stillwater! Plus, downtown businesses will be offering specials and discounts to people who come in cosplay or showing off their LexiCon gear.
If you're coming in from out of town, there's a block of rooms on hold at the Best Western Plus Cimarron Hotel & Suites with special LexiCon rates! Just give them a call at (405) 372-2878 and tell them you want the LexiCon rate for Friday, September 13! You must call for the special rate.
LexiCon Comic Con is September 14, 2019!
LexiCon 2019 is a FREE comic-con and fandom event for fans from Stillwater and all across the state and region. LexiCon brings together people who share similar interests and enjoy pop culture. It features vendors, panels, cosplay, and gameplay, and displays for fans of comics, gaming, sci-fi or fantasy TV shows, movies and books, graphic novels, and anime.
LexiCon will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. There will be activities at the Stillwater Public Library, Prairie Arts Center, and Stillwater Community Center. We're looking forward to our biggest and best LexiCon ever! More special guests. Expanded vendor space. Outdoor demonstrations. Fantastic panels. All the good stuff! If you have other questions, email us at email@example.com or call 405-372-3633, ext 8120.
William Tsutsui: Godzilla Scholar and Hendrix College President will be at LexiCon 2019 to share his love of and expertise on Godzilla at his panel "Beyond the Man in the Rubber Suit: Godzilla in the 21st Century!"
Dr. Tsutsui, who earned degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and Princeton Universities, held positions at Southern Methodist University and the University of Kansas before taking on the role of President at Hendrix College in Conway, AR. An award-winning classroom teacher, Tsutsui is the author or editor of eight books, including Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan, Godzilla on My Mind: Fifty Years of the King of Monsters and Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization, as well as numerous articles on modern Japanese history.
Prof Hoff: YouTube Star
Shane Hoffman or "Prof Hoff" as his subscribers know him, is an internationally known YouTuber for his Marvel Contest of Champions YouTube channel. Hoffman's channel boasts over 11 million views and 31,000 subscribers. He's also a multimedia journalism professor at Oklahoma State University.
Dr. Hoffman loves giving back to the community and wants to inspire others to build and grow their own YouTube channels.
Budo Society: Traditional Japanese Martial Arts in Oklahoma
The Budo Society, housed at the University of Central Oklahoma and led by Dr. Wayne Stein, practice classical martial arts that originate from the Japanese samurai warriors and the Okinawan warriors of the fist. Members of the group will be on hand at LexiCon to demonstrate different forms of Japanese martial arts and to answer your questions.
Mora Beauchamp-Byrd: Art Historian and Curator
Dr. Beauchamp-Byrd, curator of the OSU Museum of Art's fall 2019 show entitled "Little Nemo's Progress: Animation and Contemporary Art," will join the Lexicon activities as well with a conversation about the history of animation and its role in contemorary art. This engaging presentation will be just a portion of what the OSUMOA's partnership will bring to LexiCon this year.
VENDORS & ARTISTS
LexiCon 2019 will have more vendors and artists than ever! There are more than 50 of the best artists and con vendors in the region coming out for this event. You can see a complete list of confirmed vendors for LexiCon 2019 here.
LexiCon artists and vendors will be located at the Stillwater Community Center once again in 2019. Due to overwhelming interest, we're taking over even more space in the community center! We'll be filling up most of the available rooms in the Community Center itself as well as all of the dining facility that's located just south of the main building.
(Note: Vendor and artist spaces are now full! If you would like to be placed on a waitlist to be a vendor or artist at LexiCon 2019, you may complete this application . Our invited vendors and artist have until the end of May to confirm and pay for their tables. Any tables not paid for at that time will be opened up to applicants on the wait list.)
Want to learn more about cosplay groups? Interested in finding out more about the Society for Creative Anachronism? LexiCon will offer you the chance to do both those things and more! There will be several interest groups with tables and displays in various spaces throughout the event. Check out the list of interest groups here.
There will be gaming options galore at LexiCon 2019. Brand new this year--VR Gaming. You'll be able to completely immerse yourself in virtual reality with several different game options! Additionally, there will be video gaming with Game X Change, several tabletop games and opportunities to try out brand new card games.
Wear your best costumes to compete in LexiCon's most popular event - the cosplay contests! Contestants will compete in three age categories. Learn more. Before attending, please check our cosplay and weapon guidelines to make sure you are in compliance!
This year the cosplay contest will have a very special guest Master of Ceremonies, Tuck Davion.
Tuck Davion is a three time Ring Announcer of the Year, and has been the Sooner State's preferred voice of Independent Wrestling for many years. He has announced legands of the squared circle such as Sting, The Hardy Boys, Kevin Nash, and Chavo Guerrero, Jr. to name a few. On the cosplay scene, his is most notably remembered as Star Lord, Rorschach, and The Doctor.
When he is not announcing, cosplaying, or working at his full-time job, he heads the Tulsa Battletech League, and paints miniatures in what spare time he can find. He can often be found visiting and headlining shows.
Before attending, please check our cosplay and weapon guidelines to make sure you are in compliance!