Welcome to the 2017 Salt Lake Comic Con Cosplay Contest Information Page
Calling All Cosplayers:
Register now for your chance to be crowned the 2017 Salt Lake Comic Con Cosplay Champion!
Entering our contest is as simple as clicking on the registration link and filling out the required information. Contestants who move on past the online submission phase of the contest will get to display their cosplay creation on our biggest stage in front of a five thousand seat ballroom while our professional media team captures all the action. Winners will be awarded with prizes and the best part is that registration and participation for the contest is FREE!
Here’s how the contest works:
1- Register for the contest by clicking on the link and filling out all of the info boxes
You can enter in the following categories:
Novice – Has not won or placed in a contest yet. Has entered no more than 3 contests
Intermediate – Entered multiple contests/won or placed in a contest before
Masters – Cosplay craft is close to, or at a professional level. Has entered, won and/or placed in multiple contests
Group – Consisting of 2 to 5 cosplayers wanting to enter together
2- Create an online photo/video gallery that shows off your cosplay and put a link to that gallery in your registration account.
You can always modify and add to your gallery until we see it the day after registration for the contest closes. You can use any site you wish but some of the gallery sites we recommend are: Google drive, Facebook, or Dropbox (Please try to refrain from using Instagram)
- The top scores in each category will be notified via email that they have moved on from the “Online Submission” portion of the contest
- The scores of the contestants that move on in the contest are reset back to 0 before the “In Person” and “On Stage” judging portion of the contest
3- Contestants who move on past the “Online Submission” portion are now eligible to be seen in person by the judging panel the morning of the contest to receive their “In Person” judging scores.
Our judging panel will score each cosplay based on the following criteria:
Level of Difficulty
This will act as the main portion of the contestant’s score
4- Later that night all of these cosplayers will showcase their cosplays in front of the largest cosplay contest audience in our state to receive their “On Stage” scores by our judging panel.
The scoring criteria here will be:
“On Stage” scores will be added to “In Person” scores and that’s how we get the total for each cosplayer or group
At the end of the contest we will award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each category along with a “Judges Choice” and the overall winner which is the highest scoring cosplay in the contest called “Best In Show!”
Register for the contest BEFORE the deadline! September 7th at 11:59 p.m.
Still have questions about the contest? Contact us through our online form HERE and we will be happy to clarify or guide you through the steps of our contest.
Can’t wait to see your cosplays so register today and be a part of Salt Lake Comic Con 2017!