Events

Celebrity Question and Answer Panels

Q&A Panel Room Friday the 13th

Note subjects are only starting point or topics feel free to ask any star about any film or experience of any project of their career as long as appropriate

6:00PM Discussing Rob Zombies 31 with Meg Foster, Richard Drake & Jeffrey Phillips 

and what its like on the set of a Rob Zombie production.

7:00PM Freddy Vs Jason 15 years later with Ken Kirzinger & Zack Ward and what it was like with mixing of the franchises on set.

8:00PM Friday the 13th Sole Survivors with Adrian King & Amy Steel

9:00PM Friday the 13th Playing Jason beginning to end with Ari Lehman & Derek Mears Original to Latest “Friday the 13th” films.


Q&A Panel Room Saturday the 14th

Note subjects are only starting point or topics feel free to ask any star about any film or experience of any project of their career as long as appropriate

12:00PM What it’s like being a voice over actoron so many amazing adult and children based shows from Robots to Frylock’s voice with star Carey Means. 

1:00 PM Subspecies Reunion and discussing its evolution as a series with director

Ted Nicolaou Star Andrew Hove and Co Star Denice Duff.

2:00PM What its like being the man of many faces including Darth Vader with Spencer Wilding (for us Star Wars fans, Dr Who Fans, Game of Thrones Fans and more).

3:00PM Carrie Reunion and discussing being on the set of the now 42 years old franchise and how its cast enjoyed the making of the original 1976 horror masterpiece with William Katt & PJ Soles.

4:00PM Discussing the many roles of the great Denis O’Hare as we dive into his experiences on the True Blood series and many more.

5:00PM Discussing the many roles of the amazing and talented James Remar.

6:00PM Discussing growing up in the film industry with the amazing Johnathan Lipnicki and the many roles of his career.


Q&A Panel Sunday the 15th

Note subjects are only starting point or topics feel; free to ask any star about any film or experience of any project of their career as long as appropriate

12:00PM Making a horror icon and franchisee film, as well as being a child star during the making of The Exorcist with amazing and beautiful Linda Blair.

1:00PM The Halloween Reunion discussing the original films, making of an icon and the leap to Halloween 2018. Talking with Nick Castle and Nancy Lumis (Kyes). We apologize, but due to flight changes, the panel has been cancelled.

2:00PM Let’s discuss the many amazing roles of the great Pruitt Taylor Vince and the experiences of major Television and film in his carrier (Mr. Vince is not at the convention due to a family emergency) .

3:00PM The many amazing roles of the beautiful Adrienne Barbeau as she talks about the many iconic actors and directors of her career in both TV and film. We apologize, but due to flight changes, the panel has been cancelled.

4:00PM Meeting the amazing and talented Annabeth Gish and discussing her career in both iconic television and film roles like X Files, Sons of Anarchy & SLC P. We apologize, but due to flight changes, the panel has been cancelled.


Inside Stage Performances

Friday

6:00PM – 6:45PM Khaos (Stage)

7:00PM – 7:30PM Wrestling Match One (Ring)

8:00PM – 8:45PM Cosplay Round One (Stage)

9:00PM – 9:45PM Independent Tattoo Contest (Ring)

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Saturday  Indoor Entertainment

Airbrush make up Demos performed through out the day via ProAiir!

1:00PM – 1:30PM Khaos (Stage)

2:00PM – 2:45PM Wrestling Match Two (Ring)

3:30PM  – 4:30PM Cosplay Round Two (Stage)

5:00PM – 5:45PM Wresting Match Three (Ring)

7:00PM – 7:30PM Cosplay Finale (Stage)


Sunday Indoor Entertainment

1:00PM – 4:00PM Stan Winston School Present The 7th Annual Make Up Face Off (stage)

2:00 -2:45 Wrestling Finale (Ring)

hosted by Jacki Butler and Donna Nowak with special guest judge  TBA!

Daily Cosplay & Costume Contest Sponsored by US Toy, Costume & Magic!

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Meet your Judges

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Dennis Butt

Dennis Butt has been creating props for 15 years. For the last 5 years, he has been a fabricator for Dimensional Innovations making signs and props in the Kansas City area. Dennis has worked on projects for professional sports teams, movie theaters such as Alamo Drafthouses around the United States and worked with companies like Disney /Marvel. Butt works with a wide variety of materials including Styrofoam, clay, resin, and silicone. His passion for creating truly shines in his monsters and movies.

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Leatha LaGuardia

Leatha has been hired as a consultant and MUA in costuming & special effects makeup projects for both local & touring productions both film and print. Winner of Best Makeup/ Practical effects for the 48 hour film project 2016. Leatha LaGuardia runs US Toy Costume Shop where she supplies artists with the tools they need to make their imagination come alive.

This is her seventh year being involved with Kansas City Crypticon, and is proud to be part of a community that expresses such talent and creativity in each diverse art form they are involved in.

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Gel E Bean

Gel E Bean is the producer of Topeka Haunted Woods. He has performed at conventions and festivals across the country. He is the pinnacle of humility, and likes to blow things up for Children’s entertainment and education

Costume Contest Vol. 1

Fridays Costume Contest Sponsored by US Toy Costume & Topeka Haunted Wood Costumes

Theme Super Heros/Villains

3 winners will be chosen and will qualify for the Big Costume Contest on Saturday.

Winners will receive

$50.00 gift certificate to US Toy Costume Shop (certificate needs to be used at event)

$50.00 worth of Warbla, Tickets to “Day of the Living Con”, $60.00, the hike and laser tag at Topeka Haunted Woods $30.00, hike at Topeka Haunted Woods $20.00 Total prize package $210.00

Costume Contest Vol. 2

Saturday Costume Contest Sponsored by US Toy Costume & Topeka Haunted Woods

Theme Horror

3 winners will be chosen and will qualify for the Big Costume Contest with Celebrity

Winners will receive

$50.00 gift certificate to US Toy Costume Shop (certificate needs to be used at event)

Special FX package $60.00 Value Tickets to “Day of the Living Con”, $60.00, the hike and laser tag at Topeka Haunted Woods $30.00, hike at Topeka Haunted Woods $20.00. Total prize package $210.00

Main Costume Contest Event Sponsored by US Toy Costume & Topeka Haunted Woods

All winners will compete for a $100.00 gift card to US Toy Costume Shop (certificate needs to be used at event) Tickets to “Day of the Living Con”, $60.00, the hike and laser tag at Topeka Haunted Woods $30.00, hike at Topeka Haunted Woods $20.00. Total prize package $210.00

Judges will be handing out super mega ultra-secret entry’s for main costume contest throughout the show for exceptional costumes they see on the convention floor.


The 8th Annual Crypticon Kansas City Make Up Face Off 2018

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Host  and Contest Judge

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Jacki Butler

Jacki was the Winner of the Second Annual Crypticon Make Up Face Off Contest. She has been a judge and active host for the contest because of her many skills on haunted attraction set make up, as well as film production on-set experience in the industry via Studio 925Special FX Make-up Artist Supervisor at Worlds of Fun .. Halloween Haunt and Special FX Makeup for various Promotional Events, Independant Films and Photoshoots at Special FX Makeup

Sponsored By

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Rules/Prizes and Contest Requirements

Calling All Special FX Makeup Artists
Mark your calendars for July 16th to come and compete for bragging rights and of course great prizes! It’s FREE!
(however you must purchase at least the Sunday admission into Crypticon for yourself and your model) More info to come!
Scroll down this page and click on the Event listed for times.
Also scroll down to check out Frequently asked Questions.
How it Works will be posted soon.
We will try to post info on both this page and the event, so you don’t miss a thing.
You can pre-register on this page by sending a PM with your name and phone number.

 

Find all rules, prizes and more via (CLICK LINK BELOW)

Crypticon Special FX Makeup Competition

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“VIP Friday Night FREE BEER Freak-Out Party”

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Omaha's Best Brew

Omaha’s Best Brew

 

Everyone attending the con can enter the party

but only VIP can get the Free Beer and such from

Sponsors below .

There is a full bar outside the ballroom and in restaurant as well.

THE DANCE OF THE DEAD  &

MIDNIGHT MASQUARDE BALL

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Midnight thru 2AM Fri&SAT

Everyone is welcome to join with a show wristband.

sponsored by Minnesotas Best Brew.

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and

Omaha's Best Brew

Omaha’s Best Brew and

Special thanks to

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Friday Night Major Event see schedule below.

Crypticon Ballroom Hours of Operation

 Friday
4:30PM – 10:00PM
(VIP Entry 4:00PM)

 Saturday
11:30PM – 8:00PM
(VIP Entry 11:00AM)

 Sunday
11:30PM – 5:00PM
(VIP Entry 11:00AM)

Outside Entertainment

****Friday the 13th****

10:15 -10:30PM Pyro Tribe

10:30-11:00PM Full Metal Z

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11:15-Midnight  First Jason (Featuring Ari Lehman)

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Midnight Khaos & Pyro Tribe Finall

****Saturday the 14th****
 
8:15 Pyro Tribe
 
8:30 Stand Up Comedy by Bill Fisher
 
9:00 The Creeps
 
9:45 Khaos
 
10:00 Aluna
 
10:45 Pyro Tribe
 
11: 00 The Devil & The Southern Fellowship
 
Midnight Khaos & Pyro Tribe Finale

*****Sunday the 15th (Inside Only)****

Inside Stan Winston’s Make Up Face Off

Hosted by Jacki Butler and Special Guest 1:00 – 4:00

Please check in with Jacki at her booth Sunday by Noon.

Sideshow Performances by Pyro Tribe

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Bill Fisher Stand Up Comedy!

 

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Uncle Fobo’s Shenanigans

7th Annual Independent Tattoo Contest (Inside Stage)

 

Inside Hotel Friday VIP Party Room (must be 21 to enter)

11:00PM till 1:00AM (Free VIP Adult beverages by Colonial, Brickway & Guys Snacks)

Inside Hotel-Saturday VIP Secret celebrity dinner – Dining Room 8:30 PM (By Colonial & Brickway) – special ticket only.