Events, Competitions, & Timetable

Timetable :

The timetables for Friday night and Saturday will be released soon!


Events & Competitions :

AMV Showcase

A showcase of high-quality AMVs (anime music videos) from all over the world, including past winners in the AICon AMV Competition and other AMV Competitions at conventions and festivals around Australia.

Information coming soon.


Art Competition

It doesn’t matter if you paint, draw, sculpt, work on computer or by hand, everything and anything goes! Just remember to bring your work along and display it in our art room. Entries must be in before 2pm on Saturday. Make sure you stick around for the closing ceremony to see if you’ve won!

Running from 10:00am to 3:00pm, Saturday.

More details here.


Auction – General

Whether you need the space, looking to invest in something else, or have simply found your love moving to another fandom, the General Auction is here for you! Will be held on both Saturday and Sunday.

Information coming soon.


Auction – Mature (15+)

The Mature Auction is for items of a less PG nature, and all attendees with the desire to witness this event must provide ID to prove they are 15 or over (individuals under this may enter with an accompanying parent or legal guardian). Don’t miss out! It’s been known to see some hilarity, such as the birth of the “IN MY PANTS” suffix to all Yaoi manga titles that come up for bidding and the $700 Wirru Photobook that inspired a passionate kiss.

Information coming soon.


Cosplay Competition

The Cosplay Competition is a one of the most anticipated events at AICon. Come and watch cosplayers show off their homemade costumes, labored over with blood and tears, in front of our judges.

Information coming soon.


Cosplay Mystery Date*

This is the event that proves it doesn’t have to be canon to be heart-warming. Come check out some lucky bachelors and bachelorettes query their way to finding their Cosplay heart-throb.

Information coming soon.


Cosplay Parade

After its overwhelmingly warm reception at AICon 2017, the Cosplay Parade will be continuing! All participants will receive a certificate for participation.

Information coming soon.


Fanfiction Competition

All artforms of the written word are accepted into the Fanfiction competition; poetry, haikus, journalism – it is is set in a fandom, it is welcome here!

On the Day Entries until 3pm Saturday.

More details here.


Fight For Your Fandom

GET READY FOR THE FANDOM FIGHT OF THE GENERATION! Watch 3 teams of 2 represent their fandom in a Japanese Style Game Show where anything can happen!

Information coming soon.

Friday Night Event

We are hosting a special Karaoke Event the night before AICon! A single cost of $5 entry, but free for; Pre-registered VIP, Gold, and Weekend Pass holders, and children 10yo or under (when accompanied by a paying adult).

Running from 6:00pm until 9:00pm Friday, 21st of September.

More details here.


FRUiTS Fashion Competition

Fruits! Alternative fashions at its fruitiest! An event that allows those with a creative need for individualized fashion to create and model their own designed outfits for a crowd of enthusiastic attendees.

Information coming soon.


Games Room Tournaments

If you’re looking for a casual place to sit down and have some fun with friends, or a competitive environment to test your skills against your new and old rivals, then come on down to the Games Room!

More details here.


*No actual dates occur as a result from this event.