COSPLAY CONTEST

*Please read ALL the rules below

ENTRIES
OPEN UNTIL
June 10

*11:59PM EST

OUTDOOR
EVENT IS A
SAFE CHOICE

RAIN OR SHINE

cosplay CONTEST fee is includeD
ENTRY FEE for FanfaireNYC at the Garden
IS $25 Adults/$10 Students 

CASH PRIZES:

  • 1st prize $200

  • 2nd prize $150

  • 3rd prize $100

We want to see your amazing costume creations!
 

PROCESS

  • Like and/or follow FanfaireNYC on a social media page of your choosing

    • Instagram: @FanfaireNYC

    • Read all the rules carefully.

  • Win a cash prizes! Show time is Saturday afternoon, June 11 at 1:30pm!

 

RULES

  • Individuals, pairs and groups are welcome!

  • Costumes from all genres (video game, comic book, anime, movies, television, etc.) and mash-ups are  acceptable. 

  • There is an entrant limit of 30 entries 

  • By entering the contest, the entrant allows FanfaireNYC and the High School of Art and Design to use images for promotional purposes.

  • All masks and costumes worn with the masks (if you choose to wear an accompanying costume) must be family friendly and adhere to FanfaireNYC’s regular dress code policies.

  • No entries may contain religious, political, insulting, or offensive statements. We utilize the following definition of offensive cosplays: cosplays that incite violence, racism, sexism, homophobia, ableism, transphobia, ageism, and bigotry. This includes race-facing (e.g. Blackface/Brownface) as well as costumes that replicate, or make light of historic or current international or national tragedies (this includes depictions of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19 in any way).

  • All entrants must be 10 and up by the submission deadline

  • FanfaireNYC staff are not eligible to compete in the competition.

  • FanfaireNYC contest coordinators reserve the right to make any changes to the contest rules and guidelines if the need arises.

 

DRESS CODE

  • No nudity. No costume is not a costume and will not be accepted.

  • No profane messages on signs or clothes.

  • NO WEAPONS

 

REGISTRATION

  • Entry fee included in FanfaireNYC at the Garden ticket is $25 for adult, $10 under 18.

  • The costume parade is limited to 30 contestants.

​SCHEDULE

Showtime on Saturday afternoon, June 11 at 1:30pm.

ENTRIES
OPEN UNTIL
June 10

*11:59PM EST

$25.00   Adults($30 at the door)
$20.00  HSAD Alumni
$10.00   HSAD Students
(Must use your high school email address when purchasing a ticket)
$15.00 High School and College students
(Must use your high school or college email address when purchasing a ticket)
$15.00   NYC DOE Teacher/Staff($20 at the door)
(Must use your DOE email address when purchasing a ticket)
$20.00   Middle School Student w/ 1 parent
(Middle school student must be accompanied by one parent/ legal guardian who must stay with the student throughout the event)