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Rantcor Pit


A long time ago, in 2012...

Cole ''JediCole'' Houston launched The Rantcor Pit as a solo podcasting effort on The JediCole Universe website. After two monthly episodes the show died on the vine. But like Boba Fett emerging triumphantly from the Sarlaac Pit (yeah, true Star Wars fans know he survived), the official Star Wars show of the JCU returned in 2013!

Joined by co-host Eddie Medina, Cole began a whole new version of The Rantcor Pit that lasts until this very day! For over four years your steeped-in-Star-Wars hosts have entertained and occasionally enlightened with their bi-weekly simple tricks and nonsense. When the show was still in its infancy they were approached by Deep Ellum on Air founder Jedi Jantzen about possibly bringing ''The Pit'' to a live streaming format. The Rantcor Pit Live was the result and over two years later it remains as the ''larger world'' that Cole and Eddie stepped into and have no desire to leave.

With the trademark ''Do You Like 'The Star Wars'?'' ringing out at the beginning of every episode, The Rantcor Pit has developed quite a following with the podcasts and public appearances at conventions and comic/toy/specialty shops. ''Your Favorite Star Wars Guys'' have been a part of Infinicon from the outset and will be emceeing the costume tournament at Infinicon again this year.

Look for Cole and Eddie at most of the Star Wars game shows this year as well as The JediCole Universe Live talk show. And all over the hotel, for that matter.

The Force is strong with the Rantcorps, so join the fun!

 


Website:
http://www.watchonairlive.com/rantcor-pit




FRI 11:00a.m.: Do You Like the Star Wars? (45 mins.)

Room: Elm Rated: Everyone


Produced By: JediCole Universe; Rantcor Pit

Speaking: Cole Houston


That 'Galaxy Far, Far Away' comes to Infinicon in a big way again this year!

Whether as spectator or contestant, aficionados of the Star Wars will enjoy this trivia-rich show that draws from all eight feature films (Saga chapters plus Rogue One) as well as the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special! Cole ''JediCole'' Houston of Dallas' own ''The Rantcor Pit Live'' brings his love of the Star Wars to the fore along with his trusty co-host Eddie(-Wan) Medina! If you know your Imperial entanglements, Rebel scum, devoted droids, and intergalactic royalty this is the game show for you.

Three contestants will be chosen at random from a participant pool in the first five minutes of the show. If you know your Star Wars trivia, don't just Sith on your @ss, raise your hand and say ''Jed-I want to be a contender and vie for cool Star Wars prizes!


Category: Game Show




FRI 6:00p.m.: Tournament of Costumes Check-In and Line-Up (45 mins.)

Room: Pin Oak Rated: Everyone


Produced By: Rantcor Pit

Moderated By: Cole Houston; Eddie Medina


Contestants for the Tournament of Costumes meet here, sign in, and receive any last-minute instructions for the competition.


Category: Activity




FRI 7:00p.m.: Tournament of Costumes (2 hrs.)

Room: Oak Ballroom Rated: Everyone


Produced By: Rantcor Pit

Moderated By: Cole Houston; Eddie Medina


As with any good bracketed tournament, competition is head-to-head at Infinicon. You don't have to outscore every other constant to win this one... just come out ahead of the person on the other side of the stage each round.

There are nine rounds in all, each with its own little twist to keep the event interesting. There is a strict limit of 48 competitors. Additional sign-ups are accepted in case of no-shows at competition time, but only 48 may compete.

FIRST PLACE: Brother SE400 Embroider Sewing Machine or a Brother 1034D Serger. SECOND PLACE: Remaining prize from first place choice.

Pre-Registration Required.


Category: Competition




FRI 8:00p.m.: Tournament of Costumes (1 hr.)

Room: Oak Ballroom Rated: Everyone


Produced By: Rantcor Pit


As with any good bracketed tournament, competition is head-to-head at Infinicon. You don't have to outscore every other constant to win this one... just come out ahead of the person on the other side of the stage each round.

There are nine rounds in all, each with its own little twist to keep the event interesting. There is a strict limit of 48 competitors. Additional sign-ups are accepted in case of no-shows at competition time, but only 48 may compete.

FIRST PLACE: Brother SE400 Embroider Sewing Machine or a Brother 1034D Serger. SECOND PLACE: Remaining prize from first place choice.

Pre-Registration Required.


Category: Competition




SAT 4:00p.m.: The Rantcor Pit Galactic Games VI (2 hrs.)

Room: Elm Rated: Everyone


Produced By: JediCole Universe; Rantcor Pit

Speaking: Cole Houston; Eddie Medina


The premiere game show of ''The Rantcor Pit Live'' is back!

As seen on the live podcast and at Infinicon, ALL-CON, and Famous Monsters Convention, the Galactic Games return to the first convention to host them! The whole Rantcorps will be in place to host this dynamic mix of trivia, activities, and other simple tricks and nonsense that pits four contestants against one another in a Geonosian Arena style battle royale! Actually it is more a game show than a battle and no giant monster beasts are involved. None the less, challenges abound that would make a Padawan-seeking-the-rank-of-Jedi balk.

If you are steeped in the Saga, jolly for Jedi, a Rebellion rouser, silly for sith, or just plain feel like Star Wars is where it's AT-AT, you need to be a part of this game show - in the audience or among the randomly selected contestants!


Category: Game Show