Cebu ARCHCon 2011 Event

This is probably one of the biggest hobbies convention event yet. I am excited to see the gathering of different hobbyist across Cebu. Don’t miss it 🙂

What:  ARCHCon (Animation, Role-playing, Comics and Hobbies Convention)

When: October 29, 2011 (Saturday)

Where: Old Sacred Heart School – Jesuit Gym, Gen. Maxilom Ave.

About: We of A.M.T.G. Brigade, a club catering to hobbies with co-presenter Gathering of Enthusiastic Cebuano COSplayers (GECCOS) are organizing a grand Hobby Convention named ARCHCon. ARCHCon stands for Animation, Role-playing, Comics and Hobbies Convention.

ARCHCon was one of the 1st hobby conventions that was held here in Cebu, it started way back July 24, 2004 at the Ayala Activity Center.

ARCHCon aims to be an open venue where people will be able to gather and have fun with their hobbies.

The proceeds of this event will be given to the Sacred Heart School – Ateneo de Cebu Mission / Christmas Drive and the GECCOS organizational funds. With this, we could have fun and at the same time help others.

For this year’s ARCHCon we will be having a theme, it will be Post-Apocalyptic. So get your zombie, death & destruction looks on and have fun at ARCHCon 2011.

The event date will be on October 29, 2011 (Saturday), it will start at 9:30 A.M. and end at 5:30 P.M., and the location will be at the old Sacred Heart School – Jesuit Gym, Gen. Maxilom Ave.

There are also invitational Competitions in the event:

ARCHCon 2011 – Starcraft 2 Open Invitational
This year’s ARCHCon we are having an OPEN Invitational for Starcraft 2. There won’t be a registration fee but you will have to pay the entrance fee. Registration time for this starts from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Morning Qualifiers:

Open Registration (2 hours before game start which is from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM)

Random seeds

Limited to 16 slots only

Ro16 Single Elimination

Ro16 -> Bo1

Ro8 -> Bo1 (winners are qualified for the Ro8 Finals)

Non-Pro Photography Contest (“Hey that’s Scary!”):

This year of ARCHcon we will be placing a Non-Pro Photography Contest for the Scariest Cosplay photo ever and the photos must be submitted on or before 3:30 P.M.

Only minor editing will be allowed on the pictures. Late submissions will not be considered.

Technique (The technical skills, the mastery of camera functions, sharp focus good exposure, good framing & technical skills.) = 25%

Originality (Something unusual, not cliche or common, looking at something in a new/different way.) = 25%
Theme: 50%

VS Gaming Tournament (PS3 – Marvel VS Capcom 3)

– Single elimination matches
– Infinite time
– Best of 3 out of 5 in a single round.
– Bringing your own arcade stick/controller is allowed
– Standard set up only.
– The use of beginner mode is an instant DQ
– Pausing in mid-fight is an instant DQ
– Registration Fee = P50.00
– Marvel VS Capcom 3
Restricted Team:
Deadpool + Sentinel + Dante


Zombie Day Cosplay Competition

This year for ARCHCon we will be having a side competition known as Zombie-Day Cosplay Competition. So let’s put on our scariest and most grotesque Zombie (Movie, TV Series, Comic, Anime, Manga and Games Based) looks ever.

Anyone from any organization can join.

Registration will be done during the day of the convention.

The breakdown for this competition will be:

30% – Character

70% – Costume

Registration Fee: P50

Secret Judges will be roaming around to check on you from time to time.

There will be three winner in this contest:

1) Most Grotesque Zombie [You will be graded based on how gross and disgusting (yet how nicely done the appearance of your costume is.)]

2) Scariest Zombie [You will be graded based on scare impact (meaning: if you can actually catch the judge’s attention and fright.)]

3) Ultimate Zombie [Well the title says it all if your costume and zombie look will have surpassed both Grotesque & Scary]

Note: In character is need but should not harm other bystandards even co-cosplayers.

Drawing Competition Rules

– Papers to be used will be distributed on the spot.
– Participants can bring their own drawing materials excluding the paper. (Marked papers specifically for contest will be provided)
– Contestants will have up to 3:30 PM to submit their OCDs.
– Each character entry should have at least one descriptive paragraph made of 4 – 5 sentences.
– All entries after the designated time are disqualified.
– Registration Fee = P30.00
– Theme: Post Apocalypse

Registration Fee: P100.00

6 Comments on "Cebu ARCHCon 2011 Event"

  1. Wow! this event sure is grand! Ang daming competitions. I hope this would be a success there in Cebu! 😀

  2. very nice! 😀 and ung zombie competition… parang nakakatuwa! 😀

  3. LOL i missd this one!! one of the judges is a frend of mine and invited me to come along and i totally forgot about the date!! RAWR!!!

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