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Join us for a Cosplay Contest!

Join us on Saturday, April 22, 2023 for our cosplay fashion show and contest. Get your best cosplay ready and compete to win prizes awarded by a panel of judges. Can’t be here in person? You can still enter and be up for a prize in our social media fan favorite contest! 


How can I enter the Fashion Show?

Entries open: April 1, 2023
Entries close: Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM CDT for fan favorite voting. Entries will be accepted until Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 12:00 PM for the in-person portion of the contest. 

Entry form coming soon! 

Winners will be announced at a live Fandom Fest Fashion Show on Saturday, April 22nd at 1:00 PM. 



This year we have four cosplay prize categories:

  • Kids (through 5th grade)
  • Teens (6th to 12th grade)
  • Adults
  • Fan Favorite (voting will take place on our Facebook and Instagram channels)

Prizes baskets will be award to each category winner with fun fandom swag and a gift card.  



  • One entry per person.
  • Can submit photos of cosplay in production, finished product, and up to a 30 second video of the cosplay in action.
  • A panel of judges will choose a winner in each category based on the established judging criteria which include construction (40%), accuracy (40%), and presentation (20%).
  • There will also be a Fan Favorite prize awarded to the entry that receives the most votes via Facebook and Instagram voting.
  • Entries and submitted images must be family-friendly.

New to cosplay?

Check out our past Fandom Fest Fashion Shows for more inspiration!

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