CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
Pre-registration closes at 11pm CST, Friday, June 23rd, 2023
There will be limited registration during the ComicCon. Sign up at the Pirate4HireCosplay Booth each day until 1 PM!
Grab your costumes, build great props and make your favorite characters come to life on the Greater Austin Comic Con Stage! Take pictures as your greatest superhero and bring your magic to our new and improved cosplay contest with double the categories for double the fun! Register early to make sure you save your spot to compete against the best of the best and walk the stage!
Cosplay Contest: Novice and Intermediate/ Advanced levels
for Teens and Adults
ADULT / TEEN (OVER 13 YEARS OF AGE) CONTEST CATEGORIES
Novice Category Qualifications (Adult/Teen):
- Participants in this category are the least experienced in competition.
- You may never have won a cosplay contest award, or have competed in less than 3 past contests.
Journeyman Category Qualifications (Adult/Teen):
- Won an award equivalent to novice or journeyman in another contest
- Have participated in more than 3 contests prior
- Have made more than 10 costumes
Masters Category Qualifications (Adult/Teen):
- Have won an intermediate (journeyman) level or higher award in any other cosplay contest
- Work professionally in a field related to cosplay
- Have crafted more than 30 costumes, regardless of any awards
All entrants must meet at Panel Room B at 3 PM on Saturday for pre-judging.
There will only be limited sign up the day of the convention, so if it is best to pre-register if you would like to compete.
Cosplay Contest: Kids' level
submissions still open!
KIDS (UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE) CONTEST:
Kids Cosplay Contest:
- Registration closes at 2pm, Sunday, June 25th, 2023
- Participants will be expected to begin lining up near the stage at 3:30 pm on Sunday June 25th. Event staff will assign participants a number and direct them where to line up.
- One parent or guardian may accompany their child at all times. If any assistance is needed, event staff will be available to assist.
There is no pre-judging for the kids cosplay contest.
We encourage pre-registrations for kids too, however the Kids Cosplay Contest will be accepted on same day signups too.