2016 Schedule of Events

To be Announced! 

See Below for Event and Panel Descriptions

Main Events at KNC

Opening Ceremonies: Join us as we start off KNC with a bang!

Closing Ceremonies: Help us send away another great KNC the best way we know how. Be the first to learn what we are planning for next year and congratulate all the talented people who participated in our contests.

Gaming: Console, retro, tabletop, board, and card gaming available all day.

Sword Fighting Tournament: A double elimination style tournament fought with safe, foam-padded swords. 2014 prizes donated by Calimacil.

Sword Fighting Open Play: Fight your friends for free with our safe, foam padded swords!

Cosplay Contest: The cosplay contest is where contestants go to show off their favorite costumes. The contest is based upon stage presence, craftsmanship, and overall look. Walk on participation is also available!

Skit Contest : Enjoy the skits contestants have worked long and hard on! Skits can range anywhere from a dance, to a song, to a set of dialog between characters or a short story. Judging is based on performance alone.

Manga Library: The Cat's Eye Cafe: In the Manga Library you can read manga, take a rest from the convention jumble, and experience a bit of Japanese culture.

Cosplay Chess: A game of human chess acted out by cosplayers with vigorous courage and skill!

Karaoke: Sing your heart out!

Children's Festival: Honoring the tradition of Tango no Sekku, a Japanese children's festival celebrates children's personalities and happiness, kids will be able to enjoy fun Japanese children's games, crafts, and stories.

J-Fashion Show: The J-Fashion show will showcase a variety of different Japanese fashion types such as Sweet Lolita, Gothic Lolita, Visual Kei, and Decora among many others! The models will walk on stage within their category, and afterwards, those who are willing to answer questions will take part in a Q&A up on stage.

Masquerade: The dance of grace, dignity, and mystery. Masks are required. Need a quick mask? Attend the mask making workshop at the convention! Masks also available for sale at the event.

Neon Nyan Dance party: Dance the night away to some of  the Inland Northwest’s best DJ’s. Glowsticks sold at the door.

AMV Contest Viewing: Check out the Anime Music Video's our contestants have labored over!

Host Club Character Cafe: Join the boys from Ouran High School Host club for a lovely afternoon of entertainment and shenanigans.

Dating Game: Meet exciting new strangers behind the curtains. Are they a Country, Alien, Human, or something else completely? All you have to do is ask.

Manliness Panel: It’s time for a lesson in all things manly, from your hosts the time traveling duo responsible for shaping the course of manlyness. Join us once again as we pass our knowledge on to you, the only question is if your minds can handle the workout.

Manliness Gameshow (18+): Come test your wits, knowledge, and very manliness in a contest as off the wall as they come.It’s like fighting in the coliseum as the crowd cheers and your enemies fall beside you but with white boards and and less rules.

Trivia Gameshow: Test your knowledge of all things anime and compete for fabulous prizes! 

Guest Panels

To Be Announced!

Fan Panels

Fan Panel Applications are not yet available for 2016. Please check back later.

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Current Government Issued Photo ID required for all 18+ Panels and Events.