Cosplay Contest Rules and Information
Costume contest registration will begin at 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the contest registration table near the front entrance. Participants must check in and fill out an entry form at the table to receive a number. There are two categories: Children-17 and under and Adults-18 and over.
Cosplay line-up by number will begin at 2:45 p.m. in the Cosplay Corner. Contest will begin promptly at 3:00 p.m. If you are not in line by 3 p.m. you will not be allowed to participate.
Rules for adult contestants: Costumes must be of original construction or show modification of pre-existing materials. No costumes are allowed that are purchased or otherwise obtained from a commercial source. It is expected that some costumes may include some purchased items. As a general rule, at least 50% of the costume must have been created.
There are no costume rules for the children's category, however more weight will be given to handmade costumes.
Contest participants will be allowed a maximum of 30 seconds on stage. Anyone lingering beyond that time will be disqualified.