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Costume Maker. Prop Fabricator, Robot Builder, Rocket Scientist.
These are just some of the titles that apply to Wayne Neumaier aka A7L Props. By day, Wayne is an accomplished aerospace engineer, having designed, tested, and fabricated various rocket propulsion systems for NASA, including the Space Launch System which will eventually take mankind back to the moon. When he is not working, Wayne spends his time blending science, engineering, and art with his costume and robotic projects. Wayne’s work has been featured at conventions, tradeshows, magazines, and museums. Having won Best in Show at AWA 2019, Wayne is excited to be back as a judge for this year’s competition and share his latest creations at the convention.