SoyCon 8 | The Island Paradise
Selfie Photo Contest Extension June 29, 2015  
Everyone now has an extended deadline for the Selfie Photo Contest this year. We have moved from our 4th of July deadline to July 10th! Hopefully this gives more opportunites to submit those photos. Don't forget, this contest is free and it's open to anyone this is going to SoyCon or not present at this year's event! View our "Contest" page for details on how you can enter for a chance to win a free $10 eGiftCard to Amazon!
Final Schedules Now Online! June 22, 2015  
We would like to announce that finally we have schedules for both days for SoyCon! All events on the schedule are finalized so feel free to take a look what we have planned for you this year. Feel like participating? Visit our information / registration table when you visit us! Feel free to spectate our events too! We welcome our audiences to watch and have a fun time! Visit our information page for the complete schedule of events or click here to jump straight into it!
Party! Luau Style! June 9, 2015  
Join us to close Saturday of SoyCon with our Luau Party that we're putting together. We will have a Tiki Tea Bar setup for drink some tropical cold tea drinks, we'll have a Limbo Contest setup for those who dare to take the challenge against the limbo bar, and we will have a DanganRonpa style mafia game during this portion of the day!
Beach Day Is On May 23, 2015  

Every year, SoyCon hosts a little beach day meetup held on Friday afternoon at 12th Street Beach in downtown Chicago. We are in green light to host one again! Bring your swimsuits and beach cosplays to get ahead start with the SoyCon weekend! More details located in our "Events" section.

Dodgeball Returns May 4, 2015  

Dodgeball returns for more action and for more great times! Get ready for some epic dodgeball games happening this year at SoyCon! It's a very basic and simple game, but it is loaded with a lot of epic fun. Teams will have an objective to eliminate their oppenents by throwing multiple balls, trying to hit them for elimination. But don't forget that they can do the same towards you and your entire team! Will you be the last man standing? We'll find out! Head our "Events" section for more rules and guidelines.

Selfie Photo Contest #2 May 3, 2015  

After a successful contest last year, we decided go for it again with new categories and more fun! This is your chance to win our $10 Amazon Gift Card by just taking a selfie photo! Rules are very simple, take a selfie photo that qualifies within our category and submit it to SoyCon. We'll judge on who has the best selife photo within that category. This time around it'll be one photo per person, per category. Feel free to participate in all categories if you wish! Submission rules and guidelines can be found within our "Contest" section. We hope to see some of your photos this year! Don't wait too long, we'll be taking submissions until July 4th at 11:59pm CST. Also, you don't have to attend SoyCon to participate. It's open to everyone!

Welcome To The Paradise! April 15, 2015  

Aloha! Welcome old and new friends to the 8th annual social cosplay gathering event known as SoyCon! We are happy to throw another of awesome moments and amazing memories for us to share. This year our theme is "Island Paradise". You can come casual or be unique and come in cosplay! So grab your Hawaiian tops, beach style wear, or even your stylish summer outfits, and lets enjoy one giant party this summer!

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