COSPLAY

CONTEST

For more information please contact rebecca_cosplay@jayzomon.com and put Cosplay in the subject line.

Prejudge and Register Contestants

ADULTS: 10:00 am -12:00 pm
KIDS: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Kids Cosplay Contest

10:45 am - 11:30 am

 

Kids Cosplay Awards Ceremony
 

11:30 am - 11:45 am


Adult Cosplay Check-in​

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm

Adult Cosplay

​1:40 pm - 2:40 pm

Cosplay Awards Ceremony

2:40 pm - 2:55 pm

COSPLAY RULES

1. JayZoMon's Pop Culture Expo is a family friendly event. Please be conscious of your surroundings.

 

2. Cover your body parts. Paint is not a costume. If your costume is too revealing or inappropriate you will be ask to cover up or change. Please remember this is a family friendly event.

 

3. Hate symbols will not be tolerated at JayZoMon's Pop Culture Expo. DO NOT use them!!!

 

4. Roller blades and Roller skates are not permitted inside the Valley Hi Toyota Pavilion.

 

5. Weapons must be fake! No real weapons will be permitted inside the Valley Hi Toyota Pavilion.

 

6. Weapons shall not be used to scare other people (no pointing a guns at a people, although it is permitted for photo opportunists, if everyone is in agreeance), if this is reported, you will be asked to leave the premises.

 

7. Use of profanity will not permitted in the performance and will result in disqualification.

 

8. Please be aware that the expo will not supply an assistant for cosplayers. If your costume is big and you need assistance, it will be your responsibility to find said help.

 

9. Cosplayers may have assistance constructing your costume, but, please inform the judges of who helped you and what they aided you with. If this is not mentioned and the judges find out you will be may be disqualified from the competition. (This does not hold for the kids contest)

 

10. Each person may only have one of their costumes in the competition, unless it is a group entry (helping a friend with a minor section of costume, is okay as well), but a person who constructs two costumes and enters them separately in the contest is prohibited—no stacking the deck.

 

11. Belittling and Harassing will NOT be tolerated during the event. If this is seen at any time you will be disqualified from the contest. For example telling someone they are, "too big to portray a certain character," is WRONG. Cosplay is meant to be fun regardless of age, sex, race, height, weight—don't be a jerk!

Prejudging - This is where you tell the judges about your costume.

Performance - This is where you impersonate your character.

Creativity - This is the use of materials and the creativeness used to make the costume.

Craftsmanship - This is your ability to construct the costume.

HOW COSPLAY IS JUDGED

INTERMEDIATE

PREJUDGING

This is where judges ask the questions about the costume and/or props. If you are not present for this you will receive a zero in that category.

KIDS

BEGINNERS

INTERMEDIATE

50%

30%

30%

ADVANCED

30%

PERFORMANCE

This is where the contestant must demonstrate their best impersonation of their character.

KIDS

BEGINNERS

INTERMEDIATE

40%

20%

10%

ADVANCED

10%

CREATIVITY

What you, do, to demonstrate their character. Dedication to pulling off the costume. Interesting materials used. costume design.

KIDS

BEGINNERS

INTERMEDIATE

10%

30%

20%

ADVANCED

10%

CRAFTSMANSHIP

The overall level of skill used in the creation. Such as skills in sewing, seaming, hemming, pleating and how neat and well crafted the costume is along with how props fit into the overall design.

KIDS

BEGINNERS

INTERMEDIATE

0%

20%

40%

ADVANCED

50%

HANDCRAFTED PERCENTAGE

This is the percentage of how much the costume should be handmade.

KIDS

BEGINNERS

INTERMEDIATE

0%

30%

At least one piece should be handmade.

40%

At least one part should be handmade.

ADVANCED

60%

The majority of the costume should be handmade.

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