The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo - also known as C2E2 - is a convention spanning the latest and greatest from the worlds of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games.
Bringing the best of popular culture to Downtown Chicago, C2E2’s show floor is packed with hundreds of exhibitors, panels and autograph sessions giving fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at films and television shows months before they hit either the big or small screen!
Qwizards: Crown Championships of Cosplay Edition
Saturday, April 25 from 6:10 - 6:50 pm -- Location: Main Stage - S406
Going to the Crown Championships of Cosplay and think you’re a pop culture fandom expert? We’ll see about that. Test your knowledge as audience members compete in an epic trivia battle where a few lucky winners will be crowned ultimate C2E2 Qwizards champion and win amazing prizes. It’s all going down at 6:10pm Saturday, April 25th. Come for the trivia, stay for the cosplay.
Crown Championships of Cosplay in Partnership with Wikia
Saturday, April 25 at 7pm — Location: Main Stage - S406
As the final stop in the “Quest for the Crown” global cosplay competition circuit, this event features the best cosplayers from around the globe competing for over $10,000 in cash and prizes and the glory of being titled the C2E2 Crown Champion of Cosplay.
Hosts: Ann Foley, Costume Designer, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; Ivy Doomkitty, Syfy Heroes of Cosplay
All Days — Location: #WikiaLive on Facebook and Twitter and live in the Fan Village
Calling all entertainment junkies! Round out your C2E2 experience by joining Wikia in the venue created just for you: “The Fan Village.” Test your pop culture knowledge, create a video, sing your heart out, sketch your fandom or just hang out with fellow superfans in a fun, casual environment. You may even win cool prizes! Get updates at #WikiaLive.
of Cosplay Pre-Show
On Saturday night leading into the Cosplay competition on the Main Stage, one hundred audience members tested their wits against experts from Wikia’s superfan communities who videoconferenced in from all over the world. With trivia questions about everything from Iron Man’s armor model to Zombie pandemics, four winners walked away with Qwizards Champion titles and awesome prizes.
The Fan Village in Room N426ab was the place to hang out with Wikia and really go full superfan. Activities included:
#PopQwiz: Our daily trivia challenge with questions authored by some of Wikia’s most knowledgeable superfans. Pop culture and prizes, what else can you ask for?
Drawing Wall: Amateurs and artists alike left their mark at C2E2 via drawings, quotes, logos, and more.
Video Booth: Favorite C2E2 fan moments brought to you by the fans themselves. Check out the videos in our video gallery!
Social Screen: Out giant social screen showcased cool things seen at the show, contributed by fans using #WikiaLive and #C2E2.