Thursday July 29, 2021 - 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

The Runway Costume Contest is a catwalk event for cosplayers of all skill levels and ages to showcase a costume. This is a lighthearted and fun contest for contestants and spectators. Pre-registration required in advance online or at the Cosplay Lounge the day of the event. The GALAXYCON Runway Costume Contest will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store-bought or homemade costumes. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AS FOLLOWS: * Best in Show: $100 Cash Prize & Custom Medal * Best Individual: $50 Cash Prize & Custom Medal * Best Group: $50 Cash Prize & Custom Medal * Best Junior / Youth: $25 Cash Prize & Custom Medal * Judges’ Awards (3): Custom Medals COMPETITION RULES 1. One entry per person. No separate entries from the same person. 2. There is a limit of 50 entries. 3. All costumes must come from an established cartoon, comic book, anime, video game, manga, novel, or movie. 4. All contestants must fill out the entry form. 5. All costumes must be PG-13 or less. No nudity or risque costumes. 6. No bad behavior. You know what that means. No trash talking, sabotage or poor sportsmanship. Improper behavior will get you removed from the competition and possibly the convention. Remember, we’re all here to have fun. 7. No harmful or potentially harmful materials will be allowed. This includes, but is not limited to water, cigarettes, flames, fireworks, silly string, confetti, and any other substance that can be fired, launched or dropped. What to expect at the contest: When you first arrive at the show, there will be a COSPLAY INFO BOOTH in the COSPLAY LOUNGE. This is where all questions regarding the competition can be answered, and where you will need to go to sign up and/or check-in. Who can enter? All attendees who have an event badge or bracelet for GALAXYCON can enter this contest. Participants can enter as individuals or in groups (up to 10 per group). How do I sign up for the contest? There are two ways to register for the competition (1) Register Online. This is the most preferred method. You will receive an email confirmation with your contestant #. When you get to the show, you will need to sign in at the COSPLAY INFO BOOTH in the COSPLAY LOUNGE, where you will be given further instructions. (2) Register at the convention. Participants will be able to sign up for the contest at the COSPLAY INFO BOOTH, located in the COSPLAY LOUNGE. Fill out and return the entry form to the registration table. You will be given a contestant # and further information. Everyone must be signed in and all forms must be handed in by 4:30pm on Thursday. Late Entries may be accepted at the stage up until the start of the contest ONLY IF there are open spots available. Acceptance of late entries is not guaranteed and is conditional on space left in the contest. To have a better chance at being in the competition, please fill out the form ahead of time. ROLL CALL All entrants must show up 30 minutes prior to the competition for roll call in the Hero Stage. All entries will be contacted back via email with a contestant # and check-in info. If you have any questions, please email us at