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AUG 5 & 6   -  BELL COUNTY EXPO CENTER  -  10 AM to 6 PM

  

Child & Teen Cosplay Contest

Contest: 5:00 PM - Saturday

Located on the Hall B Panel Stage

Pre-Judging: 3:00 PM - Saturday

Located in the Hall D Panel Room (Second Floor, Upstairs from Lobby)

 

How to enter:  Signups are done online via the Cosplay Contest signup form above or below. There is no in-person registration at the convention. You must be completely registered by 2:00 PM on Saturday, no submissions will be taken after this time.

Category 1 - Child Masquerade Competition (up to age 12)

 

Category 2 - Teen Masquerade Competition (ages 13-17)

Adult Cosplay Contest

Contest: 5:00 PM - Sunday

Located on the Hall B Panel Stage

Pre-Judging: 3:00 PM - Sunday

Located in the Hall D Panel Room (Second Floor, Upstairs from Lobby)

How to enter:  Signups are done online via the Cosplay Contest signup form above or below. There is no in-person registration at the convention. You must be completely registered by 2:00 PM on Saturday, no submissions will be taken after this time.

Category 1 - Adult Masquerade Competition (ages 18+)

Category 2 - Adult Craftsmanship Competition (ages 18+)

 

The Rules 

  • This is a family friendly contest. Please keep entries family appropriate.

  • All males in tight or spandex leggings must wear a dance belt to participate.

  • Pre-judging is closed to the public. Access will be granted to only entrants, one handler max. for oversize cosplays or children under the age of 13 if needed.

  • Each cosplayer will have 20-30 seconds to pose and walk on and off stage.

  • Each cosplayer must submit a photo of themselves in the entered costume when applying to participate. This can be as simple as cell phone picture taken the day of the convention up to a professionally shot portrait.

  • No flips or jumping on stage.

  • No fog machines or pyrotechnics.

  • Costumes that have won any previous awards in any other BCCC costume contest or sponsored event are not permitted.

 

Category Specific Rules

Masquerade: A fun and pressure-free way to show off your cosplay on stage regardless of where it’s from or how it was made! Everyone is invited to enter.

 

Craftsmanship: Entries are judged on the craftsmanship (design, construction, execution, and general presentation) of a costume. Costumes may have a mass produced components, but MUST contain at least 60% of the entrant's handcrafted work. Costumes with mass produced or store bought components must be heavily modified in all levels of craftsmanship. Entrant must be able to show progress photos of costumes build. This can be done via smart device or progress book. Each participant will be given 2 minutes to explain details of work done. Commissioned costumes do not qualify for the craftsmanship category.

 

Awards will be given for First, Second & Third Place in each of the categories.

 

By completing the Cosplay Contest Entry form and signing up for the Bell County Comic Con Cosplay Contest, you agree to all rules set forth above as well as the BCCC Cosplay Policies.  All interpretations of contest rules are at the discretion of Bell County Comic Con personnel and the ruling of judges is final.

COSPLAY CONTEST

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