Nightmare Weekend Chicago

GET INVOLVED

Nightmare Weekend is not possible without submissions from people like you. See below for all the opportunities for involvement.

VOLUNTEERS

Volunteering is an excellent way to discover what goes on behind the scenes of a convention. We are looking for reliable individuals to help build a strong foundation for Nightmare Weekend.

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PANELS

Do you want to host a panel or workshop? Nightmare Weekend features over 300 hours of programming, and we couldn't do it without the talented contributions of local fans. Panels include discussions, lectures, show-and-tell, or rants about any and all parts of fandom.

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FAN GROUP / SHOW CAR

Do you have the keys to your own Ecto-1? If you'd like your fan group or show car to appear at Nightmare Weekend let us know!

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ENTERTAINMENT

Do you have a band, dance company, or comedy group? If you have an act that would be a perfect addition to Nightmare Weekend, apply today!

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PROFESSIONAL CREATORS

Are you a game/dungeon master, professional creator, artist, or writer interested in becoming a guest at Nightmare Weekend?

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COSPLAY COMPETITIONS

Come in costume or come as you are! Take part in our legendary Cosplay Competitions with awesome prizes and famous cosplay guest judges. Compete for over $4,000 in cash, plus medals, trophies, and bragging rights!

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PRESS

Apply for a press pass to cover Nightmare Weekend for your media outlet or organization!

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