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PANEL ROOM [Building C]

PHCC panel room is where you can see your favorite special guests and even ask your questions about your favorite movies or television shows. PHCC panels are interactive and a great time for all.

Celebrity panels are hosted by Distance Nerding Podcast, the official podcast of PHCC

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM Music Performance by 191st Army Band Reserves

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Fun & Games with Distance Nerding Podcast

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Clowning Around with Joey D'Auria

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM The Growth of Tokusatsu with Barrie Evans

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writing Workshop for Novels and Games with Peter Tieryas


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Life of a Sitcom Kid with Tracey Gold & David Faustino


3:00 PM - 3:45 PM HEMMA (Historical European Mixed Martial Arts) show by the Twilight Knights Renaissance Guild


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM How to Get into Voice Acting with Elise Baughman


5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cosplay of Champions Cosplay Contest with Lady Deadpool Fresno, Deadpool Fresno, and Astro


Kids (0-16) and Adult (17 & up) categories.

Grand Prize 1st Place Adults: $500 cash and a trophy

*Cosplay Contest sign up: at the table of Lady Deadpool Fresno (Building B). 

**Participation in the Cosplay Contest is FREE to all registered attendees. Special guests, vendors, staff, volunteers are not eligible to participate. 



Relive your childhood at the PHCC retro game area where you can play some fun claasic games and take a quick break from the convention festivities with some arcade fun.



Kobold's Keep Game Zone is the perfect place to spend the day playing several games including MAGIC The Gathering, Pokemon, and so much more. Bring your decks!!!!


Starlux Glow Battle (11 am - 4 pm)
Battle friends, foes and family in this organized foam sword fighting game using (harmless!) glowing weapons. Bring a friend for team matches or steady your blade in a free for all in ten minute matches. En Garde! Participation is entirely free but a waiver must be signed by an adult or legal guardian.


D&D 5th Edition - Murder In The Pass (11 am - 1 pm)

A trade magnate disappears from the comforts of his mansion only to be found dead under mysterious circumstances. His only surviving heir must survive the machinations of the nobility as well as the actions of a corrupt city watch while he seeks justice - And only you, brave adventurer, can help him! This adventure for level 1 characters introduces players to the game of Dungeons and Dragons with a self-contained story that can develop in multiple ways. No experience or equipment is necessary - while you're welcome to bring your own character, we're more than happy to provide one for you.

D&D 5th Edition - The Korkati Mazes (2 pm - 5 pm)

The desert sun beats down over merciless expanses of shifting sands, but a wondrous secret lies beneath - The remains of the legendary city of Korkat! Select a character and journey into the segments of the lost city that are uncovered by the shifting desert sands in an adventure that changes every time it's played. But beware...If you take too long, the howling winds will push the sand back over the exposed ruins, and you will be trapped in the dead city forever! No experience or equipment is necessary - while you're welcome to bring your own character, we're more than happy to provide one for you.The Korkati Mazes is designed for characters of 3rd level.

Card Game College (11 am - 5 pm)

Have you ever wanted to learn a card game? Do you want to take your mastery to the next level? Are you looking for a good game during your convention stay? No matter the need, enrollment in Card Game College is the answer! Our friendly staff of experts will be happy to teach you the rules of Pokemon, Magic, or Universus at your request, or help you up your game to the next level. New this year, we'll also be teaching Disney's Lorcana and Grand Archive!

Magic Standard Constructed (1 pm - 4 pm)

Welcome, Planeswalker, to the contest of champions! Bring your finest Standard deck to a clash for the ages, with glorious prizes on the line! Entry is $5, but all participants will walk away with at least one set booster and winners will be bequeathed many more with promotional cards as well. Boosters given will be from March of the Machines, with an option to swap for Aftermath at request.

Pokemon Standard Constructed (1 pm - 4pm)

Gather round trainers! The Powerhouse Cup is open to all competitors! $5 entry grants you a place in a no-holds-barred clash to find the greatest Pokemon Master in Pleasanton. All participants will earn at least one booster from a current set, with winners earning many more and the greatest prize going to 1st place - in addition to a trove of booster packs, the winner will get a 2022 Japanese Illustration Promo card!


Paint and Take (10 am - 5 pm)

Our miniature painting table is open to all. For $5, you can buy a miniature from our expansive collection and use our painting supplies to realize your artistic vision. Acrylic paints, brushes, water and paper all await your talent! Use of supplies is free with any purchase. 

*All programming is subject to change.

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