Anime Mid-Atlantic 17 June 16-18, 2017 Norfolk Waterside Marriott 
Norfolk, VA
Events

Schedule of Events for AMA 17

 

Here is the schedule of events for AMA 17.  Minor changes are possible before the event.  Any updates will be included on your pocket program which you will pick up at Registration desk on the third floor of the hotel.

AMA 17 Tentative Schedule

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Last Updated: 6/9/17

 

Cosplay-related Events for AMA 17

 

Are you a cosplayer attending Anime Mid-Atlantic and want to know which cosplay-related events are for you?

 

Click the AMA Cosplay Events Flow Chart created by our

Cosplay staff.  Visit the Cosplay desk on the first floor for more information.

 

Masquerade

Cosplay Fashion Show

Cosplay Lip Sink Battle

Sentai vs Magical Girl Pose Off Battle

Hall Costume Contest

Fan Favorite Costume Contest

 

Other Events

Cosplay Chess

The Cosplay Ball

The AMA Cosplay Costume Dance

 

AMA Cosplay Events Flow Chart

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Last Updated: 6/11/17

 

Anime Music Video Contest

 

Talented video editors combine various music tracks with anime visuals for your viewing pleasure.  Videos compete in categories like action, drama and comedy so there is a little something for everyone.  And YOU vote on your favorites to determine the winners.

 

View AMV information >>>

Event Times

Screening
Friday - 2PM


Screening
Saturday - 3:30PM

 

AMV Awards Show
Sunday - 3PM

 

Art Show

 

The Art Show showcases artwork from amateur and professional artists.  Artwork on display spans multiple genres and many styles.  Attendees are welcomed to browse the show and bid on pieces in Sunday's Art Auction.

Event Times

Friday - TBA


Saturday - TBA

Sunday - TBA

 

Art Auction
Sunday - 11AM

 

The Artist Alley for AMA 2017 has SOLD OUT.

Artist Alley

 

Located in the hallways of the first and third floors, the Artist Alley is where artists and organizations interact with attendees.  Artists sell original artwork and merchandise during the weekend.

 

Event Times

Artist Alley Opens
Friday - 9AM


Artist Alley Closes
Sunday - 4PM

 

Autograph Sessions

 

Come and get some autographs from some of our featured guests.

 

Event Times

Friday Session
Friday - 1:30PM


Saturday Session
Saturday - 5:30PM

 

Saturday Session
Sunday - 1:30PM

Card Tournaments

 

 

***AMA Card tournaments hosted by Atlantis Games and Comics

Major Gaming Events

 

Magic the Gathering Commander League

Red Dragon Inn

Universal FIghting System

Yugioh Quickfire Tournament

 

Cosplay Fashion Show

 

Friday night's cosplay event is the Cosplay Fashion Show.  Strut your stuff on our fashion runway for attendees and our judges.  We have multiple categories for you to compete in.

Event Times

Practice
Friday - 4PM


Cosplay Fashion Show
Friday - 7:30PM

 

Cosplay Chess

 

Join us for a battle of the minds! Four Chess Masters will compete to see who will be the ultimate Chess Master. A battle not to be missed!

Event Times

Check In
Saturday - 1PM


Cosplay Chess
Saturday - 1:30PM

 

Cosplay LipSync Battle

 

The Competition will be Lip-Sync Battle on stage in Costume. You can use any music you want to use. You can also bring props if needed or wanted. You can lip-sync, pose while Lip Syncing, or just have fun with it on stage.  You can even be dramatic.  It’s up to you.

Event Times

LipSync Battle

Friday - 4PM

 

Dances

 

Our traditional Friday night AMA Cosplay Costume Dance and Saturday night dances return, both are scheduled shortly after concerts in Main Events.

 

 

Event Times

AMA Cosplay
Costume Dance

Main Event
Friday - 11PM

 

The Cosplay Ball
Panel One

Saturday - 9PM

Saturday Night Dance
Main Events
Saturday - 11PM

 

Super Disco Night

Block Party
Panel One
Saturday Night - Midnight

 

DS Lounge

 

Wanna meet fellow Miis?  Have your StreetPass ready and come to the DS Lounge located on the fourth floor of the Marriott hotel near the escalators.  Have fun, meet new people, get some puzzle pieces, get some smash on, maybe even meet some gym leaders.

Fan Favorite Costume Contest

 

Event Time

Friday
5PM - 8PM

 

Saturday
10AM - 1PM

 

Sunday
10AM - 1PM

Hall Costume Contest

 

Event Time

Friday
5PM - 8PM

 

Saturday
11AM - 2PM

Karaoke

 

The Karaoke competition returns on Friday night.   So dust off your best songs, get practicing, and maybe you'll take one of our prizes home with you.

Event Time

 

Karaoke
Friday - 9PM

The Masquerade (Cosplay)

 

Attendees can dress up as their favorite characters from the worlds of anime, manga, video games, and Asian culture.  Entrees perform in skits in Saturday evening's Masquerade on the big stage.  Awards are given by our cosplay judges for best performances and costumes.

Cosplay Hours

 

Cosplay Reheresal
Saturday - 9:30AM

Cosplay Pre-Judging
Cosplay Green Room
Saturday - 5PM

The Masquerade
Saturday - 7:30PM

Music Concerts

 

 

Performances

 

Eien Strife

Friday 9PM

 

Gemini

Saturday - 9:30PM

Panels and Workshops

 

Our series of panel discussions, demos, and hands-on workshops cover a wide range fandom interest from anime, gaming, culture, cinema, music and much more.  Featured Guests and fan run panels will span the entire weekend.  In addition to panel and workshop running in the hotel, this year TWO tents host ever more sessions.

 

Signature Events

 

AMA hosts innovative and creativity events unique or rare to most anime conventions.  This year will be no different.

AMA Cigar Social (18+)

Saturday 5PM - 7PM

 

Hang out with Lord Ramirez and chat and enjoy a fine cigar on the 6th Floor Terrace (near the pool) of the Marriott Waterside hotel.

Voice Actor Reading

Saturday 2PM

 

Do you enjoy hearing your favorite voice actors in different series?  Come out and see them live and on stage while they read a script cold and see how much fun it can be to experience it in person.

Table Top Gaming

 

Enjoy classic and modern board games?  Visit the Table Top Gaming Room and play games from our ever growing collection.  Information on tournament games will also be available here.

 

***Some AMA Tabletop Games hosted by the Pathfinder Society Hampton Roads

 

Major Gaming Events

 

Nightmare: The Video Board Game

Nightmare: The Video Board Game Elizabeth Bathory

Pathfinder Society

Super Dungeon Explore

Werewolf

Video Game Room

 

Play classic and modern video game consoles in the Video Game Room located on the third floor of the hotel.   Visit the room for information on this year's competitive tournaments.

 

***AMA Video Game Room hosted by That Game Store

Video Gaming Hours

 

Friday
10AM - 2AM

Saturday
10AM - 2AM

Sunday
10AM - 3PM