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Cosplay Contest

Grand Prize

Xbox One S sponsored by Microsoft

Deadline

To participate in Cosplay Contest, you'll need a Super Pass . Please come to and check-in at the Theatre C300 UBC Robson Square inside the Halloween Expo at 3:00 PM Sunday Oct 15

Get Super Pass

Rules & Guidelines

  • Contestants can only enter in one category, Individual or Group. Due to the unpredictable size of groups, a prize for each member cannot be guaranteed.
  • No skits during judging or stage
  • No nudity. No costume is no costume
  • No profanity allowed on stage. That includes messages on signs or clothes. Anyone who violates this may be disqualified from the competition.
  • No political or religious statement during the stage. Anyone who violates this may be disqualified from the competition.
  • Do not use any sort of projectile at all! Nothing must leave your person while you are on the stage. Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified from the competition and may be asked to leave the festival area.
  • No flashpots, explosive devices, or similar special effects are to be used. Anyone who violates this rule may be disqualified from the competition and may be asked to leave the festival area.
  • All prop weapons must conform to the VHE Weapons Policy
  • All applications must be submitted at the time of pre-judging, An hour and a half before the show on Saturday and applications will be available at that time. THERE ARE NO ONLINE APPLICATIONS, they will only be available physically at the pre-judging session.
  • To be judged for accuracy a visual reference, preferably a front and back color photo on paper, can be turned in with your application. Electronic media (i.e. CDs) will not be accepted nor will bringing a laptop or video device (i.e. iPods) to pre-judging. This is not required. However, you may not be eligible for accuracy points if the judges are not familiar enough with your character.
  • All judging will be done before the showing, off-stage.
  • Costumes must be self-contained.
  • Each contestant may only enter one costume into competition.
  • Large elaborate costumes must be handled by the contestant and/or assistants the contestant brings to help.

To participate in Cosplay Contest, you'll need a Super Pass and join the event on both Saturday and Sunday.

Make-up & Weapon Policy

  • No blood or gore.
  • No hateful costume or body parts.
  • No metal weapon or sharp object (please use plastic or wood).
  • No replica gun (please use toys significantly smaller or larger than the real version).
  • No nudity or adult material

Application

To enter cosplay contest, please get a Super Pass:

Get Super Pass

If you already have a Super Pass, to update your registration, please sign in:

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Spectators

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Organizer

Vancouver International Halloween Festival Society

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