FORMS ARE AT THE FRONT DESK AT THE TICKET TABLE! THEY RUN OUT QUICK SO SIGN UP EARLY AT THE SHOW!
SARATOGA COMIC CON'S FALL SHOW OCTOBER 26-27, 2019
-- ULTIMATE 5TH YEAR 30'' TALL TROPHY WILL BE
PRESENTED AT THIS YEARS FALL SHOW AT THE KIDS CONTEST!
-- BEST IN SHOW FOR ADULTS AND KIDS COSPLAY CONTEST WILL RECEIVE A TROPHY!
-- BOTH CONTESTS WILL BE LIMITED TO 30 CONTESTANTS
-- ALL PERFORMANCES TO BE KEPT UNDER 1 MINUTE
-- CERTIFICATES WILL BE HANDED OUT FOR BEST GROUP, BEST CRAFTSMANSHIP, BEST PERFORMANCE, & HONORABLE MENTION.
SATURDAY: ADULT CONTEST (AGES 17 AND UP) -3:30PM-4:45PM 10/26/19
-Best in Show (Comes with trophy)
SUNDAY: KIDS CONTEST (AGES 16 AND UNDER) -3PM-4:15PM 10/27/19
-Ultimate Fall 5th year 30" tall Kids Contest Trophy
-Best in Show ( Comes with trophy)
COSPLAY CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS--Contestants may enter in either one of two categories, Adult (SATURDAY ONLY CONTEST) or Youth (SUNDAY ONLY CONTEST).
--ADULT 17 AND UP -3:30PM-4:45PM 10/26/19
--YOUTH 16 AND UNDER -3PM-4:15PM 10/27/19
--YOU CAN SIGN UP AT THE CON, NO FEE.
--TO WIN THE BEST GROUP COSPLAY YOU MAY ALSO MIX AGES WITH ADULTS AND KIDS. YOU MUST BE A GROUP THOUGH. (EXAMPLE: ADULTS CONTEST CAN HAVE ADULTS AND KIDS IN THE GROUP, BUT CAN ONLY WIN THE BEST GROUP AWARD AND VISA-VERSA WITH THE KIDS COSPLAY CONTEST).
--A sheet will be given to you to be filled out at the front desk (by the ticket tables) and will be handed to you prior to the walk-on at the actual Cosplay Contest panel (GET THERE 10 MINUTES EARLY FOR THEM TO BE HANDED OUT).
--NO PRE-JUDGING! Saratoga Comic Con and it's community don't believe in someone prejudging your cosplay. Your cosplay is your cosplay and the 4 professional judges will decide on stage. We will begin lining up outside the panel room 20 minutes prior to the actual Cosplay Contest event. Roll will be called and we will get you into a specific order.
--During the event itself, you will be required to get on stage to show off your costume. You can do this in a number of ways, and it is up to you how creative you get. (Specify Walk on or Skit during online sign ups, please) However, we do ask that you limit your performance to NO MORE THAN 1 MINUTES. If you exceed that time limit, you will be asked to stop immediately.
--You will be allowed to be judged as an individual or as a group, but please specify ahead of time which you will be competing as.
--The judges will be awarding prizes on each day (Youth and Adult contests) as follows:
--All contestants will be ranked on a scale of 1-5 for each area; Craftsmanship, Performance and Accuracy. The judges will compare scores and an average will be taken of their various scores, and prizes will be awarded based on these.
SMALL RULES TO FOLLOW
To Cosplayers, no 'real weapons' meaning sharp edged objects made of any metals. Plastic, rubber, fake weapons are fine, no problems there. No Nudity! Shirts off on males is fine. Scantily clad is fine (yeah that means underwear if your costume calls for it), just no nudies and no to just tape on nipples. Weapons will be checked at the door. No big rules, just follow the basic ones.
SARATOGA COMIC CON'S FALL SHOW 2019! HAVE NO FEAR, ALL JUDGES ARE PROFESSIONAL AND ARE SOUGHT OUT FROM ALL OVER THE STATES SO THERE IS NO BIASED JUDGING.
OUR GOAL IS TO BE FAIR TO ALL, SO COME JOIN ALL THE FUN!
-CHELSEA VON CHASTITY
-CHELSEA VON CHASTITY