Tickets to the Ani-Games Showdown on sale!

As of Friday 23rd January 2015, tickets are now on sale for pre-purchase through Ticketmaster:

All PAniC Members and Associate Group Members please remember that you will need to show your membership cards at time of entry to the event with your ticket.

We strongly recommend that you confirm your memberships are valid before event day to avoid entry delays.


Plenty of free parking is available at the HBF Arena, Joondalup but for those travelling to the event by public transport, we have a dedicated event bus operating from Stand 2 of Joondalup Train Station right to the HBF Arena for the duration of the event.

Route Map :


Event Bus Timetable:


It has been confirmed with Transperth that there is no scheduled track maintenance for the Joondalup or Mandurah Railway Lines for the weekend of our event.

HBF Arena Location map for those driving in:

HBF Arena Location


PAniC Presents: Ani-Games Showdown

Well gamers, you’ve fought long and hard over 2014 in the Ani-Games Series leaderboard to make it to this point and here it is: the Ani-Games Showdown!

The best three players on the leaderboard for Pokemon, Mario Kart and Smash Bros. and the wildcard winners for the final fourth position are going to be facing off to see who is the Grand Champion for their game division!

And we’ve done one better for you people of Western Australia with this event being upgraded from what was originally planned to a micro-convention at HBF Arena, Joondalup!

We have Trader stalls, Cosplay Competitions for both days of the event, separate video game competitions from the main Ani-Games Showdown game events, Trading Card Game tournaments, Panels, Workshops, Art Competitions and more for your enjoyment while you get the chance to see some of the best players compete for the great bragging rights of being the 1st Ani-Games Champions.


Day 1 – Saturday 21st February, 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Day 2 – Sunday 22nd February, 10:00AM to 6:00PM


General Entry
– 1 day = $35
– 2 days = $40

Associate Members (JAFWA, UWAnime, MAD and other approved groups)
– 1 day = $30
– 2 day = $35

PANIC Members
– 1 day = $25
– 2 day = $30

** Children under 5 years of age = Free Entry **


– Day 1 : Pokemon Showdown
– Day 2 : Mario Kart Showdown
– Day 2 : Smash Bros Showdown

All showdown times, tournament rules and details will be announced shortly. All three highest ranked competitors and the wildcard winners will be contacted directly soon and they will also be announced online by our Video Games Coordinator, Adam McCaw.

– Day 1 and Day 2

– Cosplay Competition for Saturday and Sunday with times, cosplay rules and categories to be announced by Cosplay Coordinator, Eugene O’Sullivan.

– Day 1 and Day 2

– Art Competitions for Saturday and Sunday with the categories of Junior Under 14s and Artists 15+ around the two themes of Heroes and Video Games will have further information provided in the coming days.

– Panels and Workshop timetable TBA at this time; more information soon.

– Trading Card Game tournaments TBA at this time; more information soon.

– If you are interested in having a stall at the event, please contact us in a private message or by emailing our Traders Coordinator, Enna Rose, via!
– Separate pricing available for both Artist Alley and Retail Businesses.

– If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Vice-President Samara Morgan by emailing or our Secretary Rhian Marshall-Dixon by emailing

– Panel application form will be online soon and will also be available directly by request: simply email and we’ll send it out to you.

Thank you again for your support and we look forward to seeing you there to witness the crowning of the Ani-Games Grand Champions for 2014-2015!

PAniC Special General Meeting, Saturday 18th October 2014

People calling the SGM: PAniC Inc Board.

When: Saturday 18th October 2014. 10am – 1pm

Where: 43 Barrack Street, Perth. 43 Below Bar and Restaurant . Main Meeting Room

Facebook event can be found: here!

Reasons for the SGM:

* Resignation of Vice-President
* Resignation of Treasurer
* Breach of PAniC Constitution, Section 11.2 (failure to audit organisation at last three year checkpoint of 2011 and onwards)

Agenda for SGM:
* Report on current financial position of PAniC Inc for 2014-2015 operating period.
* Affect of current financial position on continued operational capacity of PAniC Inc.
* Affect of current financial position on the hosting of the Wai-Con 2015 Convention.
* Voting on key future operational decisions of PAniC Inc.
* Report on the operational state of the PAniC Board.
* Nominations from attending PAniC Members for replacement of all PAniC Board Members openings and voting on all nominated people by the attending PAniC members.

This PAniC Special General Meeting will be chaired by Wade Allen and held in the main meeting room of 43 Below Bar & Restaurant.

This is an all-ages event as this meeting room is in an area seperated away from the main bar and does not have access to alcohol.

Current PAniC Board and Sub-Committee members will be in attendance. All PAniC Members are invited and PAniC Memberships can be renewed on the day if required to retain your membership voting rights.

There is a strict agenda outline for this event, but questions will be taken as time permits throughout the meeting.


PAniC Presents Free-For-All Arcade 2.0 + Anigames plus the PAniC Ball 16+!

PAniC Presents Free for All Arcade 2.0 + Anigames

Saturday AUGUST 30th

Did you enjoy GameZone at Wai-Con? Did you have an awesome time at our last arcade event? Do you just like games in general?! Well this is the event for you!!!

Play is free after one small entry fee. That’s right, all of the games in Game City’s arcade (and some of our own that we’re bringing down) will be FREE TO PLAY to your hearts content!

The address for this event will be Game City, located within Raine Square. Access is either via the train station or through the square! Please contact Sarah at events if you’re having problems locating the venue!

Those of you who are interested in being a bit on the competitive side, we now present ANIGAMES! We’ve got tournaments galore – consoles, handheld, and arcade!

Anigames will pit players against each other in the lead up to the convention and you will be in the running to win some fantastic prizes!

Game City will again provide us with a unique menu so you won’t go hungry! So come on down, don’t be shy!

We’ll be rocking out from 12pm until 5pm. And entry fees are as follows:

General Public – $15
Associate Members – $12
PAniC Members – $10


PAniC Annual Heroes Ball! 16+

Saturday SEPTEMBER 20th

Good evening one and all and welcome to the annual PAniC Ball! This year promises to be a wonderful evening filled with great, food, great people and great music! This year we will be trying something different. We are lowering the age limit! For those of you who are 16 years and older are now allowed to attend the ball! How wonderful!

The venue is the Hellenic Centre of WA. The address is 75 Stirling Street, Northbridge!

Please dress appropriately, this is a black tie event so smart formal only! Cosplay is as always greatly encouraged but not expected.

Our dinner will be a buffet served by the wonderful Grinners Catering and will feature vegan, gluten free and vegetarian options. When you are ordering your ticket, please specify your dietary requirements! Otherwise email Sarah at!

Eugene O’Sullivan will be our resident photographer as always and will have his photo booth set up on the night. Please drop past and get your photo taken!

We will also have a resident DJ who will be playing songs all throughout the night and will be taking requests. We promise to have a longer dancing session with great lighting and amazing music!

We encourage you to take public transport to this event or get dropped off by taxi or carpool. If you need to park we recommend the City of Perth parking down the road (which closes at midnight) otherwise there is parking on the side of the road (but we cannot guarantee there will be spots!)

Having trouble locating the venue? No worries! The building is across the road from the Telstra building and the street directly parallel to The Court. We will have security outside the door if you get completely lost.

Ticket sales are now live! Tickets are $80 each and the booking link is here!
If you have any issues with booking, please email

PAniC Presents; Quiz Night 2014


It’s that time of the year again; Quiz Night 2014 is upon us!

What is the meaning of life, the universe and everything? What is the release date of Kingdom Hearts 3? What are the main ingredients for pumpkin soup? All these questions and more will be asked at the PAniC Annual Quiz Night! Located in the cosy Rosie O’Grady’s in Northbridge, end your week with a pint, some mates and a good 10 rounds of solid brain teasing. Get a group of 8 people together and battle it out to win some amazing prizes!

Doors open at 6:30 with the questions starting at 7pm!

All table booking enquiries and platter orders are to be made out to the events co-ordinator at There are limited spots so get in quick!

Tickets available at the door.
General admission – $15
Associate members – $12
PAniC members – $10

Click here to see our Facebook event!


PAniC Presents – Quiz Night!

What is the meaning of life, the universe and everything? What is the release date of Kingdom Hearts 3? What are the main ingredients for pumpkin soup? All these questions and more will be asked at the PAniC Annual Quiz Night! End your week with a pint, some mates and a good 10 rounds of solid brain teasing. Get a group of 8 people together and battle it out to win some amazing prizes!

All table booking enquiries and platter orders are to be made out to the events co-ordinator at
There are limited spots so get in quick!

Date;  Friday 25th July
Time; 6:30pm
Where; Rosie O’Grady’s Northbridge

Ticket Prices;
General admission – $15
Associate members – $12
PAniC members – $10

Click here to see our facebook event!

We hope to see you there!


PAniC Presents – Arcade Adventures!

Have you ever been to an arcade and thought to yourself: “I really want to play ALL these games, but I don’t have the money!” Well fear no more! Wai-Con has teamed up with Game City to offer you an afternoon of Free-For-All Arcade Gaming! Just pay for entry and the rest of the games are free for you to play.

Food and Drink will be available to purchase at the café.

Date: Saturday June 28th
Venue: Game City – Perth Underground
Time: 12pm -4pm
Food and Drink available.

Click here to see our Facebook event!

Door prices:
$10 PAniC
$12 Associate
$15 General Public

We look forward to seeing you there!

General Meeting #1; Sub-Committee applications for 2014/2015 NOW OPEN

It’s that time of year, where we enter into the public forum once again, we invite you all to join us at this years first;
General Meeting.

where we will discuss

  • The Convention just gone,
  • we will review your feedback
  • any possible changes for next year
  • Fundraising options
  • general business and most importantly;
  • The new Sub-Committee interviews
    (To Apply for a Sub-Committee position or to learn about the roles please refer to the links below!)We hope you can all join us on- Sunday the 18th of May at 2PM
    – The Freemason lodge; South Perth
    (corner of Forrest and York streets South Perth)

Click here to apply for Sub-Committee 2014!


Click here to Learn about the different Sub-Committee Positions


Karaoke 2014!

Our first event of the year is fast approaching.

Do YOU have what it takes to belt out a Katy Perry chart topper?
Grab a friend, select from over 20.000 songs, and sing the night away at this years
first PAniC Karaoke Event!

The event this year will be held at
Rosie O’Grady’s Irish pub, in Northbridge
at 7PM on the 10th Of May!

We hope you can join us for an amazing night 🙂

Click here to see our Facebook Event!


Click here to see the full list of songs!