July 26-30, 2018, Warner Center Marriott, Woodland Hills, CA

Dean’s Blog

Announcing Costume College 2018 Thursday Pool Party theme: “Realm of the Goblin King”!

Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Enter into the land of the goblins, ruled by a magical king. Up the airy mountain, down the rushing glen, come and see who will greet you there. – Thursday Pool Party Mistress: Jess...

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Announcing Costume College 2018’s Time Traveler’s Gala theme!

Posted on Sep 21, 2017

The Royal Coronation Ball!   Lords & Ladies, We herald you from your realms, and be ye Royalty or Nobility from Rome, England, Russia, Persia, Egypt, or some other distant land from our earthly maps (modern times or histories abroad) or be ye from the realms of Middle Earth, Narnia, Land of Fairies, Disney, Gelderland, Asgard, Florin, Atlantis, Camelot, Westeros, Endor, Mount Olympus, Nibiru, Zion or Valhalla (or where ever your heart desires), we beckon you to join! It shall be a...

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We’re Looking for Teachers for 2018 Costume College

Posted on Sep 2, 2017

During the past year, we’ve been asking students on the Costume College Year-Round Forum on Facebook what kind of classes would they like to see offered. It was predominantly historical but I also asked everyone for more SciFi/Fantasy/Cosplay ideas.In the next month a request will go out for teacher applications, so I hope this gives you some time and ideas to come up with some classes. There is a lot of interest in timeline presentations of historical dress, corsets, petticoats, hats,...

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Post Costume College Survey

Posted on Jul 28, 2017

When you get home from Costume College, please take a moment to fill out our survey. Let us know how you enjoyed the weekend. Post Costume College Survey

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Sewing Machine Rentals

Posted on Jul 24, 2017

Sewing Machine Rentals – yes we have them!! Don’t forget, if you are traveling from out of town and need a sewing machine, there will be new Brother CE1100PRW machines available to rent at the Information Desk. You can reserve one any day (including Thursday) from 9AM until 5.30PM, overnight, or all weekend. The fees are $5 per hour, overnight flat fee of $25, or weekend-long flat fee of $75. (We will only be able to take cash or a check.) They will be available at the Information...

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Public Safety for Conventions

Posted on Jul 23, 2017

SAFETY ISSUES FOR  CONVENTIONS By Howard LaBore, retired Sgt/Hostage Negotiator SDPD We want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable time at Costume College.  The world has become unpredictable as people are acting out in violent manners due to domestic and terror related issues. Large venues can be targets of these events. Your leadership wanted to share ideas with you in case an event like this happens at Costume College or any gathering you may be attending. If you are in a...

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