Press Play Adelaide

What is press play?

Calling all pop culture fanatics, it’s time to level up your night! If you love cosplay, trivia, gaming and whatever collective noun applies to your collective group of geeks, then comes join us for an over 18’s night at PRESS PLAY.

This is a great night with friends to dust off your dancing shoes, brush up on your pop culture trivia knowledge and enjoy the spectacle that is the Australian Championships of Cosplay.

When and where

PRESS PLAY ADELAIDE @ The Gov (18+)
 59 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA
Thursday 10th May 2018

Online Ticket Price: $18
(plus booking fee of $4.45 per ticket)

At the Door: $25

What's ON AT PRESS PLAY ADELAIDE?

POP CULTURE TRIVIA - STARTS AT 6:40PM - REGISTRATIONS OPEN

CALLING ALL TRIVIA MASTERS!

Join us for a session of geeky pop culture fun, hosted by Sean Fewster, as our teams duke it out for the ultimate bragging rights as the Queen/King of PRESS PLAY trivia! Registrations are now open for teams of up to six people, so bring your friends along and see who’s the nerdiest!

The major prize for the Pop Culture Trivia is a Palace Nova private screening for you and ten friends to the film of your choice! You have to be in it to win it, so register your team now for Pop Culture Trivia! 

NERD NETWORKING - STARTS AT 7:00PM - REGISTRATIONS OPEN

Come and meet people with the same interests as you! Nerd Networking is all about meeting awesome new people and making friends in a speed dating context, minus the awkward dating part! Come make some fast friends at PRESS PLAY!

SUPER ULTIMATE GAME CHALLENGE! - STARTS AT 7:20PM

The Super Ultimate Game Challenge is a live stage video game competition between a select group of registered participants on the night. It’s sure to make for a chaotic spectacle!

The winner of the Super Ultimate Game Challenge will win an Ultimate Cards Against Humanity Pack courtesy of Good Games!

ADELAIDE CHAMPIONSHIPS OF COSPLAY - STARTS AT 8:00PM

The Oz Comic-Con Australian Championships of Cosplay is the largest and most prestigious costume contest in Australia! This is the first stop in the “Quest for the Crown,” a global Cosplay competition circuit that celebrates the very best in Cosplay from all over the world.

Join our host JusZ Cosplay for the Adelaide Championships of Cosplay!

Applications for the Adelaide Championships of Cosplay are now closed.

LIVE DJs - STARTS AT 9:00PM

Dust off those dancing shoes! DJ 5K1P and DJ LadyBeava will be playing some of your favourite songs and chiptunes, courtesy of Retrospekt and Joypad.

From pop culture mashups to video game tunes to dance remixes, 5K1P has your dancefloor needs covered. He’s going to be at Press Play mixing it up for your listening and dancing pleasure.

DJ LadyBeava’s love of bouncy remixes of classic tunes to side splitting parodies are bound to get even the most nervous dancer out there having a good time.

 

COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHERS

STEAMKITTENS

Let’s face it, we all love to have our photos taken. Whether it be to immortalise your Outfit Of The Day, or simply because you gotta work those angles for the ‘Gram! Whatever reason it may be, enjoy a night out in your best cosplay!

Strike your best pose in your best cosplay outfit with photos by renowned cosplay photographers Steamkittens and SFX Images throughout the night!

SFX IMAGES

TABLETOP FREEPLAY

Are you itching for a session of Monopoly or a game of Cards Against Humanity? We’ve got you covered there too! 

We’ll have a great range of Tabletop Games for the evenings entertainment on the Event Floor at PRESS PLAY thanks to our friends at Brainhackr. 

VIDEO GAME FREEPLAY

We will be kickin’ it old school with a mix of retro and modern gaming consoles thanks to our friends at Retrospekt, home of the retro gaming community in SA! 

Whether your stage is Rainbow Road or Final Destination, come enjoy some video game epicness at PRESS PLAY!

EVENT PARTNERS