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Friday, June 30
 

10:00

Rocket League Dropshot Tournament
The floor is lava! Well… sort of. It's actually just falling away. Score your way to some Microsoft swag in the Microsoft Rocket League Dropshot Tournament! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Up to 4 (Drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 1
Time Limit per round: 5 Minutes (sudden-death overtime)

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 10:00 - 11:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

10:00

Forza 6 Leaderboard Tournament
Ready to go all out? Burn rubber in our Forza 6 leaderboard tournament presented by Microsoft! Take a seet in the official Forza Chair and steer your way to victory with the Official Forza Wheel! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Drop-in (Each player can participate in multiple rounds, but can only win once per day.)

Tracks (Randomized):
- Lime Rock Park
- Road Atlanta
- Monza

Car (Randomized):
- Ford GT 2017
- Hummer H1 Alpha 2006
- Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641 1990

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 10:00 - 12:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

10:00

Exhibitor Hall - Artist Alley, Autographs, Concession, Photo Booth, Sketch Drive, Vendors
Speakers
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Exhibitor Hall

10:00

Just Dance, Passport, and Device Bar
Hang out at the Microsoft booth to play some games, check out the tech, and just chill with your friends! There may be prizes! ;)

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

12:00

Halo 5 Free For All Tournament
Are you a master chef? Well, the chief doesn't care! There's no time for cooking when you're busy pummeling your opponents into the ground and reigning supreme with some cool Microsoft swag!

# of Players: 4 (Pre-registration and/or drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 3
Time Limit per round: 15 Minutes
Game Type: Slayer
Respawn: 5 Seconds
Maps: Random

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

12:00

Hangout Space
The SunAlta Rooftop Patio is a casual, Otafest-exclusive hangout place on the Marriott's second floor for you to take a load off in between panels and shopping! The patio is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, take a break, and chill with your friends! Come by and enjoy the view; watch all of Stephen Ave pass by below! Music! Food! Beverages! All ages welcome! Over 18? We'll also have liquor available! Please enjoy responsibly; if overly intoxicated, you will be asked to leave. Don't forget your ID!

Speakers
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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00 - 15:00
Marriott Patio

12:00

Otafest Idol
It's one thing to sing along with your favourite theme song sitting at home, but it's quite another thing to perform it in front of an entire audience of anime fans! Come and watch as aspiring singers perform a variety of anime, video game, and J-pop songs. Who will be crowned the Otafest Idol champion of 2017?

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00 - 15:00
Macleod E2

12:00

Streamer's Lounge
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 12:00 - Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00
Pips 24-Hour Lounge (Sun Alta 1 - 3)

13:00

Rocket League Dropshot Tournament
The floor is lava! Well… sort of. It's actually just falling away. Score your way to some Microsoft swag in the Microsoft Rocket League Dropshot Tournament! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Up to 4 (Drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 1
Time Limit per round: 5 Minutes (sudden-death overtime)

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 13:00 - 14:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

13:00

Forza 6 Leaderboard Tournament
Ready to go all out? Burn rubber in our Forza 6 leaderboard tournament presented by Microsoft! Take a seet in the official Forza Chair and steer your way to victory with the Official Forza Wheel! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Drop-in (Each player can participate in multiple rounds, but can only win once per day.)

Tracks (Randomized):
- Lime Rock Park
- Road Atlanta
- Monza

Car (Randomized):
- Ford GT 2017
- Hummer H1 Alpha 2006
- Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641 1990

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 13:00 - 15:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

14:00

Opening Ceremonies
Come join us as we kick off Otafest 2017! Come and see what's in store this year, meet our guests, and start the party off with a BANG!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 14:00 - 15:00
Main Events

15:00

Halo 5 Free For All Tournament
Are you a master chef? Well, the chief doesn't care! There's no time for cooking when you're busy pummeling your opponents into the ground and reigning supreme with some cool Microsoft swag!

# of Players: 4 (Pre-registration and/or drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 3
Time Limit per round: 15 Minutes
Game Type: Slayer
Respawn: 5 Seconds
Maps: Random

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

15:00

Hangout Space - Beer Available
The SunAlta Rooftop Patio is a casual, Otafest-exclusive hangout place on the Marriott's second floor for you to take a load off in between panels and shopping! The patio is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, take a break, and chill with your friends! Come by and enjoy the view; watch all of Stephen Ave pass by below! Music! Food! Beverages! All ages welcome! Over 18? We'll also have liquor available! Please enjoy responsibly; if overly intoxicated, you will be asked to leave. Don't forget your ID!

Speakers
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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 15:00 - 18:00
Marriott Patio

15:30

AMV Contest
We are pleased to bring this beloved event back yet again for Otafest 2017! Come and experience the full spectrum of entertainment as editors from all over the world compete in several categories. Pick up a ballot and get ready to choose the Audience's Best in Show. On Sunday morning, we'll be showing all our non- finalist entries, as well as all winners.

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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 15:30 - 17:30
Main Events

16:00

Rocket League Dropshot Tournament
The floor is lava! Well… sort of. It's actually just falling away. Score your way to some Microsoft swag in the Microsoft Rocket League Dropshot Tournament! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Up to 4 (Drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 1
Time Limit per round: 5 Minutes (sudden-death overtime)

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 16:00 - 17:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

16:00

Forza 6 Leaderboard Tournament
Ready to go all out? Burn rubber in our Forza 6 leaderboard tournament presented by Microsoft! Take a seet in the official Forza Chair and steer your way to victory with the Official Forza Wheel! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Drop-in (Each player can participate in multiple rounds, but can only win once per day.)

Tracks (Randomized):
- Lime Rock Park
- Road Atlanta
- Monza

Car (Randomized):
- Ford GT 2017
- Hummer H1 Alpha 2006
- Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641 1990

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 16:00 - 18:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

16:00

Cosplay Showcase: Craftsmanship Contest
Otafest proudly presents the Cosplay Showcase! For those cosplayers out there who want to show off their costumes but don't necessarily want to do so on-stage during the Cosplay Fashion Show, this event is for you! Here, our judges will look at your costume in detail. No prior experience is necessary as we have separate categories for beginners and experts. Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 16:00 - 19:00
Macleod E1

18:00

Otafest Pokemon League - Pokemon Snap
Want to make National Pokégraphic? Think you're the best Poképhotographer out there? Come challenge other snappers with Pokémon Snap for the N64! take your best shot and the highest score wins!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Telus 107

18:00

Hangout Space
The SunAlta Rooftop Patio is a casual, Otafest-exclusive hangout place on the Marriott's second floor for you to take a load off in between panels and shopping! The patio is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, take a break, and chill with your friends! Come by and enjoy the view; watch all of Stephen Ave pass by below! Music! Food! Beverages! All ages welcome! Over 18? We'll also have liquor available! Please enjoy responsibly; if overly intoxicated, you will be asked to leave. Don't forget your ID!

Speakers
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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 18:00 - 21:00
Marriott Patio

18:30

Otafest Podcast Panel
It's the return of the Otafest Podcast crew featuring an Otafest special guest. Join us as we record the finale for season 2 with you as part of our live studio audience!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 18:30 - 20:00
Macleod E3

19:00

Otafest Pokemon League - VGC Tournament
As a separate event from the Pokémon League (but in the same room!), we are happy to present you with a Pokémon Video Game Championship event! Following the official 2017 Pokémon Video Game Championships rules and regulations, this tournament will truly put your trainer skills to the test!

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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 19:00 - 20:00
Telus 107

20:00

Otafest Pokemon League - Runway Madness
Our smash hit returns! Come put your fashion skills to the test, pick your Pokémon partner, give them the greatest fashion designs you can come up with, and walk the runway in front of judgmental, well, judges!

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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 20:00 - 21:00
Telus 107

21:00

Otafest Pokemon League - Z Move Dance Off
It's time to get down and show your moves! Challenge our gym leaders, your friends, or new trainers to a dance off! Bust out your best Z-Move to get your Pokémon pumped!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 21:00 - 22:00
Telus 107

23:00

Friday Night Dance - James Landino
You've heard his music in videogames and webseries and now you can enjoy his work LIVE! Headlining our Friday Night Dance, James Landino is going to bring only the top-scoring videogame music this weekend. It's a time attack to see just how many moves you can pop in.

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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Friday June 30, 2017 23:00 - Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00
Main Events

01:30

Overnight AV Showings
Speakers
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 01:30 - 06:00
Sun Alta 3
 
Saturday, July 1
 

09:00

Signup & Prep for Cosplay Fashion Show & Skit Contest
Speakers
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 09:00 - 11:00
Macleod E1

10:00

Rocket League Dropshot Tournament
The floor is lava! Well… sort of. It's actually just falling away. Score your way to some Microsoft swag in the Microsoft Rocket League Dropshot Tournament! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Up to 4 (Drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 1
Time Limit per round: 5 Minutes (sudden-death overtime)

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00 - 11:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

10:00

Forza 6 Leaderboard Tournament
Ready to go all out? Burn rubber in our Forza 6 leaderboard tournament presented by Microsoft! Take a seet in the official Forza Chair and steer your way to victory with the Official Forza Wheel! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Drop-in (Each player can participate in multiple rounds, but can only win once per day.)

Tracks (Randomized):
- Lime Rock Park
- Road Atlanta
- Monza

Car (Randomized):
- Ford GT 2017
- Hummer H1 Alpha 2006
- Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641 1990

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00 - 12:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

10:00

Pokemon League - Gym Leader Battles
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00 - 17:00
Glen 206

10:00

Exhibitor Hall - Artist Alley, Autographs, Concession, Photo Booth, Sketch Drive, Vendors
Speakers
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Exhibitor Hall

10:00

Just Dance, Passport, and Device Bar
Hang out at the Microsoft booth to play some games, check out the tech, and just chill with your friends! There may be prizes! ;)

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

11:00

Maid Matsuri
Join in the festivities and come to the Matsuri! Play festival games with us and your friends for a chance to win prizes! If you are looking for a snack, there are Japanese snacks and drinks available for you to indulge in as well. If you're looking for a dose of cute, you can grab some cute merchandise lovingly handmade by our Maid & Butler Cafe members!

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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 11:00 - 22:00
Telus 104 - 106

12:00

Halo 5 Free For All Tournament
Are you a master chef? Well, the chief doesn't care! There's no time for cooking when you're busy pummeling your opponents into the ground and reigning supreme with some cool Microsoft swag!

# of Players: 4 (Pre-registration and/or drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 3
Time Limit per round: 15 Minutes
Game Type: Slayer
Respawn: 5 Seconds
Maps: Random

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

12:00

Hangout Space
The SunAlta Rooftop Patio is a casual, Otafest-exclusive hangout place on the Marriott's second floor for you to take a load off in between panels and shopping! The patio is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, take a break, and chill with your friends! Come by and enjoy the view; watch all of Stephen Ave pass by below! Music! Food! Beverages! All ages welcome! Over 18? We'll also have liquor available! Please enjoy responsibly; if overly intoxicated, you will be asked to leave. Don't forget your ID!

Speakers
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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 - 15:00
Marriott Patio

12:00

Streamer's Lounge
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 - Sunday July 2, 2017 00:00
Pips 24-Hour Lounge (Sun Alta 1 - 3)

12:30

Cosplay Fashion Show & Skit Contest
This is always one of the biggest events of any convention, and certainly the most popular here at Otafest! Come and see the results of everyone's creativity as they pay tribute to their favourite anime characters through costumes!

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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 12:30 - 14:30
Main Events

13:00

Rocket League Dropshot Tournament
The floor is lava! Well… sort of. It's actually just falling away. Score your way to some Microsoft swag in the Microsoft Rocket League Dropshot Tournament! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Up to 4 (Drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 1
Time Limit per round: 5 Minutes (sudden-death overtime)

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 13:00 - 14:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

13:00

Forza 6 Leaderboard Tournament
Ready to go all out? Burn rubber in our Forza 6 leaderboard tournament presented by Microsoft! Take a seet in the official Forza Chair and steer your way to victory with the Official Forza Wheel! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Drop-in (Each player can participate in multiple rounds, but can only win once per day.)

Tracks (Randomized):
- Lime Rock Park
- Road Atlanta
- Monza

Car (Randomized):
- Ford GT 2017
- Hummer H1 Alpha 2006
- Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641 1990

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 13:00 - 15:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

15:00

Halo 5 Free For All Tournament
Are you a master chef? Well, the chief doesn't care! There's no time for cooking when you're busy pummeling your opponents into the ground and reigning supreme with some cool Microsoft swag!

# of Players: 4 (Pre-registration and/or drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 3
Time Limit per round: 15 Minutes
Game Type: Slayer
Respawn: 5 Seconds
Maps: Random

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

15:00

Let's Talk Twitch with FeralWife & GradLifeGaming AKA Drunk Gaming
Twitch is an awesome platform for the gaming community to connect. Join these streamers for a Q&A session ALL about Twitch.


Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Glen 209

15:00

Hangout Space (Beer Available)
The SunAlta Rooftop Patio is a casual, Otafest-exclusive hangout place on the Marriott's second floor for you to take a load off in between panels and shopping! The patio is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, take a break, and chill with your friends! Come by and enjoy the view; watch all of Stephen Ave pass by below! Music! Food! Beverages! All ages welcome! Over 18? We'll also have liquor available! Please enjoy responsibly; if overly intoxicated, you will be asked to leave. Don't forget your ID!

Speakers
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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 18:00
Marriott Patio

16:00

Rocket League Dropshot Tournament
The floor is lava! Well… sort of. It's actually just falling away. Score your way to some Microsoft swag in the Microsoft Rocket League Dropshot Tournament! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Up to 4 (Drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 1
Time Limit per round: 5 Minutes (sudden-death overtime)

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 16:00 - 17:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

16:00

Forza 6 Leaderboard Tournament
Ready to go all out? Burn rubber in our Forza 6 leaderboard tournament presented by Microsoft! Take a seet in the official Forza Chair and steer your way to victory with the Official Forza Wheel! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Drop-in (Each player can participate in multiple rounds, but can only win once per day.)

Tracks (Randomized):
- Lime Rock Park
- Road Atlanta
- Monza

Car (Randomized):
- Ford GT 2017
- Hummer H1 Alpha 2006
- Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641 1990

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 16:00 - 18:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

17:00

Otafest Pokemon League - Berry Picking
Gotta collect 'em all! Race against other trainers to gather more berries then the rest! Your Pokémon will change their minds of what berry they're craving - how fast can you react!? Biggest berry feast wins!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 17:00 - 18:00
Glen 206

18:00

Canada 150, Roof Top Fireworks Extravaganza!
For the first time ever, we're excited to provide an exclusive rooftop patio for our attendees. Come watch the Canada Day fireworks with Otafest with a special musical guest providing the soundtrack! Open to all ages, the Marriott Rooftop Patio will be providing food, nonalcoholic drink, and alcoholic beverages (ID required). The rooftop patio can be accessed through the Sunalta Room in the Marriott. The patio is available to Otafest attendees only! Enjoy a great view of the Canada Day fireworks! Be warned – if we hit capacity, we may have to turn folks away!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 18:00 - 23:00
Marriott Patio

18:15

Otafest Pokemon League - Smash Bros. Tournament
Come check out our special version of Super Smash Bros. Brawl, retrofitted with all Pokémon (and a few other surprises!) Choose your Pokémon and brawl it out over several matches, and prove you're the best trainer on a brand-new battleground!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 18:15 - 19:45
Glen 206

20:00

Otafest Pokemon League - Conquest
In far away lands, Pokémon are used for war and conquest. Form a grand alliance that can wage war against other armies of Pokémon! advance and conquer the battle field to assume dominance!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 20:00 - 22:00
Glen 206

22:00

Otafest Pokemon League - Battle Royale
Have you ever wondered which of our gym leaders were the strongest? Come watch as our gym leaders duke it out in a four-way, free-for-all tournament! Laud the victors! Humiliate the defeated! Learn their moves so you make take them down in the Pokémon League.

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 22:00 - 23:00
Glen 206

01:30

Overnight AV Showings
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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 01:30 - 06:00
Sun Alta 3
 
Sunday, July 2
 

10:00

Forza 6 Leaderboard Tournament
Ready to go all out? Burn rubber in our Forza 6 leaderboard tournament presented by Microsoft! Take a seet in the official Forza Chair and steer your way to victory with the Official Forza Wheel! Prize for the winner of each round! Drop in whenever you'd like, you don't need to have played in previous rounds to compete.

# of Players: Drop-in (Each player can participate in multiple rounds, but can only win once per day.)

Tracks (Randomized):
- Lime Rock Park
- Road Atlanta
- Monza

Car (Randomized):
- Ford GT 2017
- Hummer H1 Alpha 2006
- Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641 1990

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Sunday July 2, 2017 10:00 - 12:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

10:00

Exhibitor Hall - Artist Alley, Autographs, Concession, Photo Booth, Sketch Drive, Vendors
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Sunday July 2, 2017 10:00 - 16:00
Exhibitor Hall

10:00

Just Dance, Passport, and Device Bar
Hang out at the Microsoft booth to play some games, check out the tech, and just chill with your friends! There may be prizes! ;)

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Sunday July 2, 2017 10:00 - 16:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

10:00

Pokemon League - Gym Leader Battles
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Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Glen 206

11:00

How it's Made: Cosplay Edition
Local cosplayers and photographers have set up interactive exhibits for you to see some of their creativity behind the scenes. This is an up-close and personal look at the technical side of cosplay. Our goal is to bring the community together by sharing ideas, spreading the idea that anyone and everyone can participate in cosplay. Whether you're new to the community, or a seasoned veteran of the craft, you're bound to learn something!

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Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 11:00 - 13:00
Macleod Lobby

11:00

Maid & Butler Café
Purchase a ticket to the Otafest Maid & Butler Café and join our maids and butlers for an hour of fun! Play games with us and enjoy a dance performance while snacking on desserts exclusive to the café. Afterwards, you'll also receive an exclusive goody bag as a souvenir to bring home!

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Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 11:00 - 18:00
Telus 104 - 106

12:00

Halo 5 Free For All Tournament
Are you a master chef? Well, the chief doesn't care! There's no time for cooking when you're busy pummeling your opponents into the ground and reigning supreme with some cool Microsoft swag!

# of Players: 4 (Pre-registration and/or drop-in)
Number of Rounds: 3
Time Limit per round: 15 Minutes
Game Type: Slayer
Respawn: 5 Seconds
Maps: Random

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Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Exhibitor Hall - Microsoft Booth (E9)

12:00

Hangout Space
The SunAlta Rooftop Patio is a casual, Otafest-exclusive hangout place on the Marriott's second floor for you to take a load off in between panels and shopping! The patio is a fantastic place to grab a bite to eat, take a break, and chill with your friends! Come by and enjoy the view; watch all of Stephen Ave pass by below! Music! Food! Beverages! All ages welcome! Over 18? We'll also have liquor available! Please enjoy responsibly; if overly intoxicated, you will be asked to leave. Don't forget your ID!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00 - 17:30
Marriott Patio

12:00

Streamer's Lounge
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Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00 - 18:00
Pips 24-Hour Lounge (Sun Alta 1 - 3)

13:00

Auction & Charity Auction
This is the place to come for a chance to pick up bargain deals on new/gently used anime memorabilia! No boring “silent auction” stuff here - come for the deals, stay for the foul-mouthed insanity! 18+ only – ID will be checked at the door.

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Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 13:00 - 18:00
Macleod E1

13:30

Otafest Idol Finalists
Witness Otafest Idol 2017's top vocalists vie for the top position in the spotlight. Witness their talents live onstage and cheer on your favourite performers to become the Idol Champion!

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Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 13:30 - 14:30
Main Events

18:30

Otafest Pokemon League - Poke Pictionary
Who's that Pokémon? Put your drawing and guessing skills to the test in Poké-pictionary, and see if your knowledge of Pokémon appearances can help you win!

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 18:30 - 19:30
Glen 206

19:00

Closing Ceremonies
Otafest is *nearly* over!? Not when there are still awards to be handed out! Come to the awards ceremony, where all the winners to all the contests will be announced and prizes are given. It might be your name coming out of those speakers, or cheer on your friends and our fantastic community!

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Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 19:00 - 20:00
Main Events

20:00

Feedback Panel
Otafest has been running for nearly 2 decades, and we couldn't do it without your help. Our annual feedback panel guarantees a venu where any patron can voice their suggestions, constructive criticisms, (and even accolades?) to help our organization see from a new perspective and address past and future issues. We're listening.

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 20:00 - 21:00
Macleod E1

20:00

Otafest Pokemon League - Stuffie Stitching
A beginner's guide to stuffing, sewing, and stitching your own stuffies. Our team provides a small amount of fabric, thread and stuffing and teaches you how to build your first Poképlush! Supplies are limited and are on a first come, first serve basis.

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Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Sunday July 2, 2017 20:00 - 21:00
Glen 206