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 18 shirt!
Rules of 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.