Rules, Regulations, and Guidelines
It is very important that you read all the rules!
Costume Contest Event Staff Motto: For cosplayers, by cosplayers.
The following Judging Criteria:
Judging Categories (10 points possible for each category)
Costume Accuracy – Does it look like the character it’s intended to look like?
Originality – Is it creative? How unique is it? Has this been done before?
Presentation – Was there an intro or skit? If yes, was it well thought out? Did it fit with their costume? Did the entrant play to the audience? Did the entrant interact with the audience?
Craftsmanship – Is the costume made / put together well?
(Please note: Event times may change as COStume COStume event staff is confirmed)
Entrants will be required to submit a completed Contest Entry Form by 3 PM the Saturday of CONtraflow which will include the following information:
Incomplete forms will NOT be accepted.
Late forms will NOT be accepted.
Forms can be found at the costume contest sign up table on Saturday,
Profanity, Vulgarity, and Nudity will NOT be permitted during the Costume Contest whether by Entrants or their associated media.
Contest entry appropriateness is at the Contest Coordinator’s discretion. If the Contest Coordinator deems a costume as inappropriate, then the costume will not be allowed to be used for the contest.
Entrants must be present at a Contest Walk-through (One hour and half before the costume contest)
b ) Prejudging will be made during the Contest Walk-through.
Event staff will not be responsible for entrant’s personal items (i.e. purses, phones, keys etc.) during the walk-through or the contest. All entrants should make appropriate arrangements for their items before the Contest Walk-through.
Failure to adhere to Costume Contest Rules will result in a penalization of either point deduction or disqualification at the discretion of the Judges or Contest Coordinator. The Contest Coordinator has a final say on all Disqualifications and his/her decision will stand.