Cosplay Contest

THADMAN
Hawkgirl
Predator
Jackie Craft
Nightcrawler

Photo Credit: Strike and Hide Media and Garry Mitchell Photography

RULES

1. Any weapons must be PROP only. If you can hurt someone with it, leave it at home.
2. You can enter once per day.
3. Originally crafted costumes only.
(Store bought costumes are still welcome to walk on stage).
For full Cosplay Prop guidelines click here

PRIZES

We love to add things each year so right now we will confirm a MINIMUM $1500 in Cash, Trophies, and some extra cool Swag.
We want to keep adding prizes so we will announce the FULL prize list a week before the show. If you are interested in Sponsoring the Costume Contest please contact us.


JUDGING

Pre-Judging Table will be located next to the main stage.
Finalists will go on stage Saturday at 5(ish) and Sunday at 4(ish).


Saturday:

Best Comic Book Cosplay (Male and Female)
-Honorable Mentions for best Hero, Villain, and Sidekick.

Best Youth Comic Book Cosplay (12 and under)
-Honorable Mentions for most Accurate, Creative, and Funniest

Best Group Comic Book Cosplay (4 or more people with theme)
-Honorable Mentions for most Accurate, Creative, and Funniest

Judge’s Favorites
-Each judge will give an award for their favorite Cosplay.

Sunday:

Best Group Non-Comic Book Cosplay (4 or more people with theme)
-Honorable Mentions for most Accurate, Creative, and Funniest

Best Non-Comic Cosplay (Male and Female)
-Honorable Mention for best Anime, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Funniest, and Creative

Best Youth Non-Comic Cosplay (12 and under)
-Honorable Mentions for most Accurate, Creative, and Funniest

Top Prize Best In Show
-One top winner will be chosen as a “Best Overall” from category winners.


FAN FAVORITE

Fan Favorite judging begins June 1st and ends June 15th on our website. Every person who entered will be eligible to win based on online votes.

Winners will be announced at the Cosplay stage located in the Main Hall Sat 5pm and Sun 4pm.

May 13-14, 2017 @ Virginia Beach Convention Center
1900 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Hours:
Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-5

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