What if we told you you could bring your very own panel to life this year at TwitchCon? You’d probably just believe us because we ask you every single year, but still… it’s pretty cool!

Starting today, we’re accepting your proposals right here for awesome stuff to do at TwitchCon. Sure, we’re cooking up plenty of our own ideas too, but this is your show, and it just wouldn’t be complete without some ideas that came straight from the community.

If your ideas are a bit more hands-on, that’s great too! Artist Alley will be open for business once again, so apply to feature your work and sell awesome art directly to the community. We’re also hosting our annual Cosplay Contest with a giant prizepool over $70,000, and speedrunning is joining the party in San Jose with GDQ Express. If you’ve got the skills for any or all of these of these, we want to hear about it. Especially if you can somehow do all three at once.

For panel submissions, our esteemed TwitchCon committee will review every one and select the best of the best. If yours is selected, you’ll be notified by no later than August 3rd, plus you and all participants will be given TwitchCon speaker badges on the house. Additionally, if the TwitchCon team thinks there’d be a good match, they may put a featured speaker or two on your panel. You’d be notified of this by August 3rd as well, so don’t worry about Ninja showing up on your panel unannounced or anything like that.

One last thing: we strongly encourage waiting to purchase a TwitchCon ticket until you know whether you’re speaking/arting/competing or not. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

We’re ready. Show us what you’ve got, Twitch.

*Abbreviated Rules for Online Ads:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win the TwitchCon 2018 Cosplay Contest. Open to Twitch members who are legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., and CAN (ex QC), over the age of majority.  Other restrictions apply. Contest period: 6/15/18 – 9/15/18 at 1:00 pm PT. Finalists must travel to TwitchCon in October 2018. 20 finalist prizes available: 15x $1500 USD and two TwitchCon 2018 tickets (ARV $1900 each); and 5x $2500 USD and two TwitchCon 2018 tickets (ARV $2900 each). 1 grand prize available: $15,000 USD. 4 category prizes available: $4000 USD each. Cumulative value of available prizing is $74,000 USD. Odds depend on skill in meeting judging criteria, and/or result of a public vote. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules at link.twitch.tv/CosplayContest2018. Sponsor: Twitch Interactive, Inc.