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Cosplay Submission


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PeoriaCon® Cosplay Contest Rules and Regulations

We now have both a contest for best in show prize pool and a youth cosplay contest gift basket for our younger cosplayers. Our Cosplay Contest is a character creativity and design award show. Cosplayers will be judged for originality, craftsmanship & character personality. Themes could include, but are not limited to, superheroes, aliens, robots, anime, steampunk, and whatever else your imagination can come up with!


SHOW PRIZES (13 and Up)

·         Most In-Character/Best Likeness ($50.00)

·         Best Original Character ($50.00)

·         Best Craftsmanship ($50.00)

·         Judge's choice (can move to the Best of Show contest)


YOUTH DIVISION (Under age 12)

·         1st Prize (gift basket)

·         Runner-up (gift basket)     


BEST OF SHOW (show prize of $200.00)

·         The best of show is comprised of the winners of the Most In-Character/Best Likeness, Best Original Character, Best Craftsmanship, and the Judge's choice. Audience participation will determine the winner of the Best of Show for a prize of $200.00 

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