Hall Cosplay Rules
In the parlance of fan conventions, there are two kinds of costumes: those worn for competition and those worn around the convention for the fun of it. The latter are called collectively “Hall Costumes.”
Please use common sense when wearing your Hall Costume. Hall Costumes must conform to all Convention Policies and must be worn in accordance to the Costuming Policy. As always: No costume is not a costume. Nude or indecent costumes shall not be displayed. Please remember that children and members of the media may be present at all times during the con. All costumes, weapons, and props are subject to reasonable inspection by convention staff and security.
An escort is recommended if the costume impedes vision and mobility. If carrying a weapon, please be sure to carefully read all Weapons Policies.
Each day of the convention, a Hallway Costume Contest will take place adjacent to the Costuming Contest Registration desk. Contestants must sign up at the registration desk and allow their pictures to be taken by a staff member.
Hall Costumes must conform to all Convention Policies and must be worn in accordance with the Costuming Policy. An escort is recommended if the costume impedes vision and mobility. If carrying a weapon, please be sure to carefully read all Weapons Policies.
Contestants will be judged solely on their appearance in their photographs. Group entries are permitted. Judges will recognize three contestants for each day of competition and award them as follows:
First Place, Runner-Up, Honorable Mention.
Awards will be announced at the closing ceremonies of the convention on Sunday, June 26th. Participants do not need to be present to win and will be contacted based on the contact information given when registering for the contest.
Want to participate in the costume contest on main stage? Check out the rules, prizes, and register before the show (required).
Hours of Operation
May be subject to change.
Friday, June 24th
Operation Hours: 12 pm – 11:30 pm
Registration: 12 pm – 7 pm
Exhibitor Hall: 12 pm – 7 pm
Art Show: 1 pm – 6 pm, 8 pm – 10 pm
Charity Store: 1 pm – 6 pm, 8 pm – 10 pm
Gaming: 12 pm – 11 pm
Friday Night Dance (All Ages): 9 pm – 11:30 pm
Saturday, June 25th
Operation Hours: 10 am – 11:30 pm
Registration: 9 am – 7 pm
Exhibitor Hall: 10 am – 7 pm
Art Show: 10 am – 5 pm
Charity Store: 10 am – 5 pm
Gaming: 10 am – 11 pm
Art and Charity Auction: 6 pm
Masquerade Costume Contest: 8 pm
Sunday, June 26th
Operation Hours: 10 am – 4 pm
Registration: 9 am – 3 pm
Exhibitor Hall: 10 am – 4 pm
Art Show: 10 am – 3 pm
Charity Store: 10 am – 3 pm
Gaming: 10 am – 4 pm