Adult Costume Contest

Saturday January 15th 7:00pm Cosplay Contest Starts

Adult Cosplay Contest
Panel Room A
Hosted by Kristen Kiltastic Cosplay

Rules:
*Costume must be at least partially hand made. No fully store bought costumes.
*Costume Contestants must be at least 15 years old. (A youth contest is separate)
*Must be present at 7pm and stay through voting to win.

VOTING:

Judging will be done by Cosplay Experts

 

THERE WILL BE QR CODES TO SCAN AND SIGN UP AT THE CONVENTION FOR LAST MINUTE ENTRIES.
Sign up for the costume contest by clicking the correct link above.
Location and row call times will be announced.
Any questions about the contest you can send to KristinKilltastic@gmail.com
ADULT CONTEST RULES: At least 75% of the costume must be made by you or commissioned. If you costume is commissioned by another creator please be sure to add their information when you sign up. That will NOT deduct from your scoring at all. We want to give credit where it is due.
Adult single entry will be judged off of CREATIVITY, DIFFICULTY, QUALITY, AND SHOWMANSHIP.
Adult group entry will be judged based off the above in addition too COHESIVENESS AND PREPARATION.
Please be mindful of the audience when choosing your costume. There will be children. Make sure everything is attached properly and no parts are flying off during your time on stage. If you have concerns about whether or not your costume is appropriate please email me at KristinKilltastic@gmail.com
There shall not be any liquid, confetti, or any substances that could cause a mess on stage and your props will have to follow the prop guidelines.
Adult Group entries will have two minutes max on stage and a max of 6 people per group. If you have audio it must be approved before Jan 13th. If you bring audio the day of it will be denied.
KIDS CONTEST RULES: We happily invite kids from toddlers to age 12 to join. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Kids costumes will be judged from creativity, quality, and showmanship. Store bought costumes are absolutely accepted.
Parents are allowed on stage with their child if they are too shy.
Make sure everything on the costume is attached properly and no parts are flying off during their time on stage.
There shall not be any liquid, confetti, or any substances that could cause a mess on stage and your props will have to follow the prop guidelines.
Kid Group entries will have two minutes max on stage and a max of 6 people per group. If you have audio it must be approved before Jan 13th. If you bring audio the day of it will be denied.

1st $500.00

2nd and $150.00

3rd place $100.00

You are able to bring us your costume earlier in the day Saturday before the contest starts or even Friday. You don’t have to wear it if you prefer to save the surprise for the show. But please bring it for us to see. If you have props that go with it as well, you can always show us picture and video if you like so we can see your technique and how you made it. How do you the judges tables? Easy! All three judges tables will be set up right next to each other.
 
Are your contest judges and cosplay guests of the convention.
 
There is also a handy Facebook cosplay events page. There you can see updates and more information. If you have any questions you wish they can be answered there too. Just click on the link below:
 
FACEBOOK PAGE
 
We wish you all good luck and can’t wait to see your beautiful costumes!

Kids Costume Contest

CHILDREN’S COSPLAY CONTEST INFORMATION
Sunday January 16th
5pm Sunday in ballroom A
Children’s cosplay contest starts promptly at 5pm. We happily invite kids from toddlers to age 15 to join. Younger children MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please start to line up 15 mins before show time at the contest location. The location is the main panel room of the con Marked at Panel Room A in yellow. Prizes awarded are 1st 2nd and 3rd place. Every child that has participated will get a certificate and coupon good for one free dinner at the Village Inn (with purchase of any dinner at participating restaurants)

15 and under can enter to win
Judged on Quality, Originality, and Awesomeness
Two prizes:
Best Costume $50 cash
Runner Up $25 cash

HOURLY COSPLAY FLOOR PRIZE

Every Hour on the hour a select group of dealers, staff, and celebrity guests will be choosing from the cosplayers walking the floor Saturday. Starting at 11:00 we will chose the first winner. Then every hour we will choose another cosplayer to receive the reward.

Rewards based on donations from vendors

Plus dealers will be contributing to the prizes.

You will want to walk the dealer floors, the celebrity hall, and the lobby area to be seen by the most people. Photos will be taken. If we can’t find you, we will post you. You won’t have to be immediately available to win.