Costume Contest Rules

General Rules

  • Costumes that have won a major award (best in division, best in show, etc…) will not be considered for an award unless the costume has been reworked by at least 40%
  • Costumes must adhere to all convention guidelines regarding props and dress
  • Please provide 1 or more reference images for judging
    (this will help greatly in determining the accuracy of your costume)

Competition Level Guidelines


  • Less than 2 major awards
  • At least 50% of costume made by entrant


  • 2-6 Major awards
  • At least 60% of costume made by entrant


  • 6+ Major Awards
  • At least 70% of costume made by entrant

Cosplay Contest Form

  • Optional