Pow!Con Cosplay Contest Rules & Guidelines

  1. Contestants can only enter as an Individual or Group. Due to the unpredictable size of groups.

  2. No skits during judging or catwalk.

  3. No nudity. No costume is no costume.

  4. No profanity allowed on stage. That includes messages on signs or clothes. Anyone who violates this may be disqualified from the competition.

  5. No political or religious statement during the catwalk. Anyone who violates this may be disqualified from the competition.

  6. Do not use any sort of projectile at all! Nothing must leave your person while you are on the catwalk. Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified from the competition and may be asked to leave the convention area.

  7. No flashpots, explosive devices, or similar special effects are to be used. Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified from the competition and may be asked to leave the convention area.

  8. All prop weapons must conform to the

  9. Pow!Con 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. Absolutely no Bladed weapons are to enter the convention. Any weapon used in an offensive manner will be confiscated. Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified from the competition and may be asked to leave the convention. We expect you to use good judgment; with your help, we can continue to create a safe and fun event for all. 

  10. All who wish  to participate in the cos-play contest must sign up Saturday jan 26 at the event no later then 3:30 pm

  11. Costumes must be self-contained.

  12. Each contestant may only enter one costume into competition.

  13. No Large or elaborate costumes will be allowed to compete or enter the convention.

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