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Saturday, October 6, 2018
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sponsored in-part by:
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Spend a day exploring science fiction and pop culture at Science Central! Our annual mini-convention gives visitors the experience of a major convention in a family-friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a cosplay contest, vendors, games, photo opportunities, panel discussions and more!

We are excited to announce some new things this year, and we can't wait to see you there! Admission is $9 for ages 3 and up, and free for Science Central Members!


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Cosplay Contest

One of the new things at Sci-Fi Central this year is a cosplay contest! Cosplayers will be judged on several criteria, so please read the RULES & REGULATIONS for the contest before entering. First place will receive a prize, and second and third place will receive special recognition at the event! 

blue1  Click here to register for the cosplay contest! 

Registrations will be accepted at Sci-Fi Central!





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We want to hear from you this year! Do you or you and a group have an interesting presentation on science fiction, fantasy, anime, or pop culture? Register to be one of our panel discussions this year at Sci-Fi Central! Please note, all presentations must be family-friendly. 

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Returning Guests

We are happy to have many of our wonderful guests from past years returning this year!


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Meet your favorite R2-D2 droid, courtesy of the Midwest R2 Builder's Club! 


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Dagorhir combines fast-paced, full-contact combat simulation with history and fantasy. If you are a fan of Lord of the Rings or love Game of Thrones, you will find no better people with which to battle!



Harry Potter



Harry Potter

Explore the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter! All witches and wizards are welcome to participate in multiple magical activities!







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Virtual Reality     

There will be several Virtual Reality stations for visitors to explore strange new worlds and challenge the concept of what is real!






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Want to be a vendor at Sci-Fi Central? Request a space!

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Check out all the fun from last year!