Cosplay Contest

Show us what you got! Display your craftsmanship and showmanship in the LibCon Cosplay Contest. Separate contests will be held for youth (ages 0-13 years old) and adults (ages 14 and up).

Each library location will award the following prizes:







Cosplay Contest Rules

  1. Contestants must register for the Cosplay Contests the day of LibCon.
  2. Registration closes ten minutes before the contest.
  3. Costumes from all genres of fandom are acceptable. Original characters are welcome.
  4. The majority of your costume should be handmade, though found items and modifications are recognized as part of cosplay.
  5. Judges will evaluate costumes according to the following criteria:
    • Attention to detail
    • Quality
    • Overall appearance
    • Functionality
    • Stage presence
  6. Actual weapons and other items considered dangerous by LibCon Event staff are prohibited.
  7. Projectiles of any kind, either propelled or simply thrown, are prohibited.
  8. Nudity, offensive language, and unruly behavior is prohibited.
  9. Running, jumping, flipping and acrobatics are prohibited.
  10. Fire, glitter, water effects, and other “messy” stuff is prohibited.
  11. All portions of your costume must leave the stage with you.

Last Year's Cosplayers

Group of 12 cosplayers in various costumers posing onstage Another group of 10 cosplayers in various costumers posing onstage