Cosplay Contest



Participate in our cosplay contest, where people who enter will participate in the following categories:

Group, Performance, Craftsmanship, Likeness, and Overall

If participants choose to enter solo, they will not qualify for the Group category. Winners will receive a free Freecon 19 shirt!


Rules for Entry

Costumes must be at least 50% homemade; judges will examine the craftsmanship of the costumes via interview and craftsmanship criteria.

If a contestant is modelling a costume, the original creator(s) must be attending the convention as well and they will be the award recipient.

Group entrees will be allowed to a maximum of 6 people.

Entrees may only receive one title/prize each, no double winning.

Costumes must cover at least the swimsuit area. The contest is for all ages/PG-13 and inappropriate costumes will not be allowed.

You MUST go to prejudging to be eligible for entry. No at the door admission.

No skits will be permitted, when on stage the entree will pose for audience pictures briefly, then walk off stage.

“Light props” are permitted, which means props that aren’t a weapon, such as flowers, a skateboard, or a fan. Staffs, lightsabers, and bats are all considered weapons. It’s your responsibility to contact us about whether your prop qualifies or not. *No body paint, glitter, confetti, or fake blood. You may also be denied entry to the convention if you use these.

There is no age limit for entry.