Applications and Submissions

Welcome to the New, Consolidated DPCC Applications and Submissions Page!

Woohoo! You made it! Here you will find a growing, up-to-date list of the many opportunities for community participation at Denver Pop Culture Con, along with instructions and forms for applying or submitting for each. From panels and programming, to educational events, to contests and celebrations, this is your one place to learn more and submit for every opportunity at the con. See you soon!

Panel and Programming Submissions

Panel and Programming Submissions for DPCC 2019 Are Now Open!

Please start by carefully reviewing the 2019 Panel Rules and Guidelines by clicking on the first button below. The, when you’re ready to submit, click on the Submit Your Panel button. This will open a new tab in your browser with a page containing the submission form and further instructions. Enter the necessary information and click “Submit”.

Panel submissions for DPCC 2018 will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. MT on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

We will make every attempt to contact all applications by Sunday, March 31, 2019 to let you know if your panel has been selected for 2019.

Educator’s Day Application

Applications for Educator’s Day at DPCC 2019 are now open!

Whether you’re new to pop culture or a veteran looking to polish your skills, we invite you to Educator’s Day at Denver Pop Culture Con 2019. Beyond participating in the most fun and entertaining event of the summer, educators will have powerful opportunities to share ideas, build new skills, and discover how to successfully implement pop culture-based education in their classrooms and schools. And all for free!

Applications Will Be Accepted Until Friday, May 15th, 2019 at 11:59 MT.

What is Educator’s Day?

Educator’s Day is a chance for education professionals to attend Denver Pop Culture Con for free! Our goal for Educator’s Day is to provide teachers, librarians, administrators, and other educators the chance to learn about how they can improve their craft using the tools of pop culture. Activities will take place on Friday, May 31st, during Denver Pop Culture Con 2019 (DPCC’19).

What Are the Specific Conditions?


  1. Educator’s Day will ONLY occur on Friday, May 31st, 2019.
  2. Participants are expected to attend at least two educational panels during Educator’s Day and provide feedback on their experience.
  3. The application will be available until Friday, May 15th, or until all the tickets are spoken for, whichever happens first.
  4. Just because you apply doesn’t mean you will get a pass.
  5. The first round of recipients will be notified by e-mail in March of 2019 . The final round will be notified by May 16th.
  6. Those chosen to participate will be given instructions on how to access their passes in late April.  
  7. Remember, this pass is good for Friday, May 31st, ONLY.
  8. If desired, tickets for Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, can be purchased here.
  9. If you are interested in our 0.5 Graduate Credit Professional Development program, “Enhancing Education Through Pop Culture” DO NOT apply for an Educator’s Day Badge. More information can be found here. 

For any other questions or concerns, please email us at We look forward to reading and enjoying your submissions!

Experience the CoMix Application

Applications for Experience the CoMix at DPCC 2019 are now open!

Please Note: The Experience the CoMix Session Fills Quickly on a First-Come, First-Serve Basis. The Website Will Be Updated as Soon as the Session Reaches Capacity.

Experience the CoMix was created through a partnership between Illegal Pete’s eateries and Pop Culture Classroom. Each year, tickets to Denver Pop Culture Con — a program of Pop Culture Classroom — are given to middle and high school students with the goal of helping these students experience pop culture as a fun and engaging educational tool. Experience the CoMix also teaches students about the many career paths that pop culture offers.

What is Experience the CoMix?

Experience the CoMix (EtC), offered in partnership with Illegal Pete’s restaurants, provides qualifying middle and high school students with complimentary badges to Denver Pop Culture Con with the goal of helping them experience pop culture as a fun, engaging educational tool. This year’s EtC session will take place on Friday, May 31st, 2019 from roughly 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT.

Who Can Come?

Middle and high school students who are unable to afford a day at Denver Pop Culture Con are welcome to attend. Our goal is to provide an inspiring cultural and educational opportunity that will open minds to new, potential career opportunities. We ask that students who have already come to Experience the CoMix in previous years please refrain from returning to allow others to enjoy this unique experience. In addition, adequate numbers of chaperones are expected to attend with the students and will be given complimentary badges for Friday, May 31st, 2019.

How Can I or My Students Attend?

Educators and administrators teaching and serving at Colorado middle schools and high schools are encouraged to apply to have their students participate by clicking on the Apply Now! button below, then filling out and submitting the application form. This form-page can also be accessed directly at HERE.

Please note that each year the Experience the CoMix session fills to capacity quickly, on a first come, first served basis. We therefore strongly recommend you submit your application as soon as possible.

For any other questions or concerns, please email us at We look forward to reading and enjoying your submissions!