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AnchorCon Cosplay Categories

 

(Contest presentation will also occur in the following order)

Master Builder (ages 13 and up) Proof of progress pictures must be submitted to the judges prior to the competition (anchorcomicon.cosplay@gmail.com; subject line: Master Builder Cosplay Contest). Cosplays must be AT LEAST 80% hand made by the cosplayer. Prizes are awarded based on skill level, quality of construction, and overall presentation of cosplay. Commissioned cosplays may be considered ONLY if the commissioned builder is present. The commissioned builder is a person who constructs the cosplay, and the model is the one who wears the completed cosplay. Credit will go to both the commissioned builder of the cosplay and the model. If both builder and model collaborated on the cosplay, proof of collaboration must be provided in progress shots. Prizes are: First Place, receives trophy, cash prize, 2 VIP tickets for AnchorCon 2023, and Second Place: cash prize, 2 regular admission tickets for AnchorCon 2023.

 

Novice Builder (ages 13 and up) Proof of progress pictures must be submitted to the judges prior to the competition (anchorcomicon.cosplay@gmail.com; subject line: Novice Cosplay Contest). Cosplays must be at least 50% hand made by the cosplayer. Prizes are awarded based on skill level, quality of construction and overall presentation of cosplay. Commission cosplays will NOT be allowed in the Novice category. Prizes are: First Place, trophy, cash prize, 2 VIP tickets for AnchorCon 2023., and Second Place: cash prize, 2 regular admission tickets for AnchorCon 2023..

 

Walk-on (ages 13 and up) Participants in this division are not judged on craftsmanship. Cosplays may be any combination of store- bought, commissioned, modified, or homemade. Prize is awarded to the best presentation of cosplay on stage. Prizes: First Place: receives trophy and weekend tickets for AnchorCon 2022., Second: tickets for AnchorCon 2023.

 

Kids’ Category Participants are any child under the age of 13. Kids’ category Cosplays may be homemade, store bought, or a combination. Prize is awarded to the best presentation of cosplay on stage. First Place receives food tickets for the concession stand, a Family Pass to AnchorCon 2023.. Second: food tickets for the concession stand