Costume Contest Guidelines – Classic Game Fest


Classic Game Fest Costume/Cosplay Contest Guidelines

CGF2019 – COSTUME CONTEST – SUNDAY, JULY 28 at two:00pm – hosted by STINA GLITTERS

Official Guidelines and Information

1. ALL cosplays will have to originate from a video (or arcade) game to be regarded to win something
other than Judges Option. Comic, film and Television characters can stroll the stage and be regarded
for judges’ option but will NOT be regarded to win 1st or 2nd spot. Costumes that have
previously placed 1st or 2nd in any other convention contest might not be entered to win.
Dishonesty about this will outcome in capability to compete in the future at this convention.

two. ALL contestants Need to sign up at the cosplay booth (#719) prior to the cosplay contest (all day
Sat, and up to 12noon on Sunday). Contestants might opt for to do a stroll-on only presentation or
compete but pre-judging is necessary at the time of sign up.

three. At pre-judging absolutely everyone will get a card with their name and assigned quantity on it. You will have to
hold track of this card as it is your ticket into the contest. 30 minutes prior to the contest begins
you will have to line up by quantity in the assigned region. Prior to walking on stage you will hand your
card to the stage hand so you can be announced and accounted for. All contestants not present
and in line prior to the contest begins forfeits their entry.

four. Contestants that have not attended pre-judging will not be eligible to compete in contest but
nonetheless permitted to participate as a stroll on presentation.

five. Contestants can sign up in either two categories- Little ones or Adults/Pro. Judges might ask to bump a
contestant from youngsters to pro category at the time of pre-judging. Adults might not compete in kid’s
contest but might stroll on and help with a child’s presentation.

six. Judging will be completed primarily based on a point primarily based method. There are four judging categories, every
category has a maximum score of five points (maximum total score of 20 points). Contestants will
NOT know their score, this is for judges only. Every single judge will price every contestant separately and
scores will be tallied for the duration of the judges’ choice portion of the cosplay contest.

Judging Criteria:
All round look and execution of the costume
Stage Functionality
How a great deal of the costume was self-produced/Craftsmanship
Functionality: Can they see, stroll, move effectively, how effectively does the costume hold collectively

7. Pre-judging will analyze costume’s components, creation approach, craftsmanship and cosplayer’s

eight. ALL skits/stage presence Need to to be loved ones friendly and protected. No crude behaviors, operating,
jumping, get in touch with fights (physical or with props), climbing on stage, or insinuating illegal
activities. No unique effects such as pyrotechnics or water usage permitted.

9. There is certainly ZERO tolerance for ANY weapons inside the convention center (reside, genuine, or
prop weapons are ALL prohibited!). If you have a query about a prop please verify with
safety prior to bringing it into the constructing.

10. There will be initially and second spot winners as effectively as judges’ awards for every category – youngsters
and adults. Rewards might be present at the time of the contest or give immediately after the contest at
judge’s booth

Classic Game Fest’s Cosplay Contest is meant to be exciting, interactive, and supportive to all the really hard
operate that goes into cosplay. We want to thank every and each and every participant and remind absolutely everyone that
cosplay is for absolutely everyone! Any individual discriminating, discouraging, or harming any cosplayer or costume
will be asked to leave the contest. Thank you!


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