Category Archives: Monsters and Mechs

Core Con Costume Contest and Children’s Masquerade

The CoreCon Costume Contest is the time when convention attendees get to highlight all the hard work that goes into costuming. The fun begins on Saturday afternoon with a masquerade for children. The children’s masquerade is a fun event where … Continue reading

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It’s Okay To Be You

Access Panel Blog It’s Okay To Be You By Richard Early I was very excited when I learned that CoreCon had chosen Freedom Resource as its charity this year and even moreso when I found out CoreCon was dedicated to improving accessibility … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot Schedule

For the Zelda: Breath of the Wild cosplayers, we regret to inform you the photo shoot has been cancelled as our Forest Dweller Camera has broken and our Guardian Camera is badly damaged. Please also note the Batman family photos are … Continue reading

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CoreCon YouTube Channel

CoreCon has some great panels and guests every year. So many in fact that there is no way a person can attend them all. It’s okay though because our AV team has the talent, the equipment and the drive to cover … Continue reading

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Guest Spotlight: Christiana Cosplay

Overcoming stage fright to follow your dreams of acting is tough for anyone. One of our guests did just that to become one of the miraculous role models she cosplays as.

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Group Photo Shoots

CoreCon is excited to announce we have multiple cosplay photographers on board this year for CoreCon IX: Monsters and Mechs held at the Baymont Inn & Suites June 8-11. Are you interested in being part of a group photoshoot with … Continue reading

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Guest Spotlight: Jorge Guzman

Movies bring people together. With all of the different genres, it’s hard to find something not to have a favorite. Now meet a man who takes it a step further.

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2017 Guests Anouncements

What does CoreCon look for in a special guest? A guest can be a writer, artist, musician, actor, comedian, or a combination.

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2017 Panels Deadline is approaching.

If you plan on doing a panel at CoreCon IX: Monsters and Mechs, you need to register soon! The battle takes place at the Baymont Inn and Suites June 8-11,2017!

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2017 Gaming

The Showdown is about to start! The Monsters and Mechs will be battling at the Baymont Inn of Fargo June 8-11, 2017. While the battle rages on, you need to stop gawking and get your butt in the Gaming Central … Continue reading

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Cosplay Focus: Jonathan Angert

Cosplaying is the art of  bringing the joy a person gets from a fandom to others. Although Jonathan does a variety of cos-plays, he is best known for his larger than life mech costumes. They’re impressive even if you don’t … Continue reading

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Cosplay Focus: Eric Wilme

It’s very apparent when Eric Wilme walks into our convention. Everyone begins shouting, “WILME!” His enthusiastic exuberance is a welcome sight and turns the con fun-meter up a few notches. After winning the 2016 CoreCon Costume Contest Historical Captain’s Award … Continue reading

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Cosplay Focus: Brittney Berthiaume

Brittney won the 2016 CoreCon Costume Contest for “Best In Show” as Tigress and feels cosplaying has helped her to be a more confident person.

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Cosplay Focus: Matthew Morrison

  Meeting new people. That’s why Matthew (or MJ to his friends) cosplays. 

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Panels at CoreCon

Panels are truly a great part of CoreCon. Where else can the title of a panel tell you where your friends are, even the ones you haven’t met yet?

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CoreCon Kids CONnection

Kids can be nerds and geeks, too! That’s why CoreCon has activities for everybody!

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2016 Costume Contest

Here are the winners and more from the 2016 CoreCon Costume Contest. You can see the craftsmanship and love of cosplay in everyone’s work. A picture is worth a thousand words and each of our costumers deserve a thousand thanks … Continue reading

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Why you should go to CoreCon.

You can conquer your video games at home, read comics in your bedroom, game at the kitchen table, and watch movies in the living room. Let’s face it, if someone would bring you food you would never have to leave … Continue reading

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Social Experiment #38

In an experiment to determine if certain species have a natural or nurtured dislike for each other, many separate groups were brought together for four days in 2016 and were observed by scientists. The results were astounding.

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