Convention Report

Florida PolyCon 2024

 

After months of anticipation, the Florida Polytechnic University’s 8th Annual Convention, Florida PolyCon, concluded on Saturday, March 16th, leaving attendees buzzing with excitement and memories that will last a lifetime. Transforming the campus into a haven for all things Sci-Fi, this year’s event surpassed expectations, drawing enthusiasts from across Florida to celebrate geek culture in style.

 

Sponsored by Celsius Live Fit and Red Bull Energy Drinks, Florida PolyCon showcased the vibrant community of the university, uniting students, faculty, and fans under one exhilarating banner. The convention’s mission, to foster belonging and acceptance while creating unforgettable experiences, was evident in every aspect of the event.

 

From the moment attendees entered, they were immersed in a world where imagination knew no bounds. Cosplayers roamed the halls, bringing beloved characters to life, while gamers battled it out in electrifying competitions. Food trucks tantalized taste buds, offering treats to fuel the adventure, and enlightening panels provided insights into various aspects of geek culture.

 

The lineup of special guests added star power to the event, with voice actors Paul Castro Jr., Joshua Seth, Samantha Cooper, Michael Liscio, and others delighting fans with their presence and wisdom. Whether attendees were seeking autographs, participating in workshops, or simply basking in the excitement, there was something for everyone to enjoy.

 

 

The highlight of the convention was undoubtedly the cosplay contest, where participants showcased their creativity and dedication to their favorite characters. From intricate costumes to breathtaking performances, the competition was fierce, culminating in a celebration of passion and skill.

 

Reflecting on the success of the event, organizers emphasized its role in building community, fostering student leadership, and strengthening traditions. Florida PolyCon 2024 was more than just a gathering; it was a testament to the power of unity and passion in embracing shared interests.

As attendees bid farewell to another unforgettable year, anticipation for Florida PolyCon 2025 is already building. With each iteration, the convention continues to grow, evolve, and inspire, solidifying its place as a must-attend event for geek culture enthusiasts of all ages. Until next year, the spirit of Florida PolyCon will live on, reminding us all of the magic that happens when imagination takes flight.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   For individual photos click here.

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