Cosplay Contest | GrandCon

2017 Judges: Albin Johnson | Charlie Carden | Jackie Green | John Blizzard

Must be Present to Win!
  • Where:  The 501st Booth Exhibit Hall A
  • When:  Sunday Sept 17, 2017 @ 12:20PM
  • Announcing Winners at 12:30PM

GrandCon Gaming Convention along with Jackie Green from 105.3 HOT FM are proud to bring back the Cosplay Contest!  The Cosplay Contest is a craftsmanship award, with a pre-judging session.  Join us near The 501st booth in Exhibit Hall A on Sunday at 12:20pm if you wish to compete for fantastic prizes!  Don't want to participate in the contest but still want to show off your great costume?  Please come on down to GrandCon and have a walk around, meet industry celebrities, shop, and play some games.

GrandCon Cosplay Contest Rules & Guidelines

  • Contestants can only enter in one category this year, Individual.  
    • There will be 3 prizes awarded for each age category, which are 17 and under or 18+.
  • No nudity.  No costume is no costume.  
    • Anyone who violates will not be allowed to attend will be asked to leave the convention area.
  • No profanity allowed, which includes messages on signs or clothes.  
    • Anyone who violates this may be disqualified.
  • No political or religious statements.  
    • Anyone who violates this may be disqualified.
  • Do not use any sort of projectile at all!  Nothing must leave your person and all potential weapons must be peace bonded.
    •  Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified and may be asked to leave the convention area.
  • No flashpots, explosive devices, or similar special effects are to be used.  
    • Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified and may be asked to leave the convention area.
  • All prop weapons must conform to the GrandCon Weapons Policy, which is as follows: All weapons must be non-working and peace bonded. No functioning projectile weapons – including water pistols, silly-string guns, and ping-pong pistols. Bladed weapons must be cased or sheathed at all times. No clowning around or showing off in the common areas. Any weapon used in an offensive manner will be confiscated. We expect you to use good judgment; with your help, we can continue to allow peace-bonded weapons.
    • Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified and may be asked to leave the convention area.
  • All contest entry photos must be taken at The 501st booth in Exhibit Hall A prior to Sunday at 11am.  
    • THERE ARE NO ONLINE PHOTO SUBMISSIONS. 
  • To be judged for accuracy a visual reference, preferably a front and back color photo.  Photos are to be taken at The 501st booth in Exhibit Hall A.  
    • This is required to be involved in the contest. 
  • Costumes must be self-contained.
    • Each contestant may only enter one costume into competition.
  • Large elaborate costumes must be handled by the contestant and/or assistants the contestant brings to help.  GrandCon will not be able to provide assistants.  See you soon, and let's have some fun!

                                                                 Jackie Green 105.3 HOT FM