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We take pride in having some of the most uniquely geeky programming around. Our programs change every year and many of them are run by our attendees themselves. Past programs have included everything from book clubs, improv lessons, shipping discussions, Disney sing-a-longs, and crafting tutorials, to a showing of Twilight: Breaking Dawn with live commentary from Maureen Johnson, Robin Wasserman, and Buffy’s Amber Benson. It doesn’t get much more uniquely geeky than that!

Our programming schedule is complete! Check it out!


The LeakyCon community is brimming with talent. Singers, songwriters, dancers, musicians, magicians, comedians – storytellers of every shape and size. LeakyStars is our yearly talent search and on-stage competition. We created LeakyStars in 2012 as a way to showcase our community’s talents and, year after year, we have been blown away by the submissions, performances, and general creativity displayed.

The Top 6 performances have been chosen! Head to LeakyStars HQ to view the finalist entries and be sure to be at the LeakyStars final on August 2, at 2:00pm on the LeakyCon MainStage!


Fan-created art has been a part of LeakyCon since its inception. Fan artists take the stories and characters we know and love and bring them to life in fresh, new ways through their individual styles, imaginative interpretations, and unique mash-ups.

For 2014, we are introducing a special space where fan artists can display their work, show off their talents, and make fans of their own! We are calling this space Artist Alley!

If you or someone you know is interested in applying, or you have an artist in mind you’d like to see at LeakyCon this summer, send us an email to [email protected].

artist alley artists

CosPLAY is LeakyCon’s celebration of the creativity and passion our attendees put into their costuming. Take part and you could find yourself showing off for thousands of friends from the MainStage!

let’s play!

Come to LeakyCon in your costumed finery and take cosplay to the next level. While at the conference in your getup, recreate a 10–25 second scene from your favorite story, stories, or mix thereof.

Do your best imitation of Katniss volunteering for the Hunger Games, or create the epic meeting of Sherlock and Harry Potter: your fandom is your playground, and the results are entirely up to you.

how it works

Upload your video to YouTube, Twitter, or Instagram, using the hashtag #LeakyCosPLAY. Just to be extra safe, be sure to also send us an email to [email protected]. Our staffers will be watching the hashtag all weekend and will choose the best of the best to join us for a special MainStage contest for our first annual cosPLAY winner, on Sunday!

the details

Check out the cosPLAY FAQ for more details on how and what to enter!


past programming

Take a stroll through some programming highlights from previous LeakyCons to get a sense of what we’re all about, and get excited because we’re planning even more awesome stuff for 2014!

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