If you would like to be considered to participate in the Cosplay Contest please fill out the online registration to get a head start. Online registration will close at 11:59 PM PST on June 15th, 2023. Registration after this will need to be made in person Saturday at the show between 10 am and noon at the Cosplay tent near the entrance. The contest will be open to ages 11 and up (11-15 youth entries, 15 and Up adult entries). You will need to be a single-day or 2-day admission ticket holder to the Washington State Summer Con in order to participate in the Cosplay Contests.

Contestants must check in at the Registration table between 10 am and 11 am on June 24, 2023. It is the responsibility of contestants to check the times and schedules for the contests and to be present 15 minutes prior to each event. Failure to check-in or appear on time will eliminate the contestant from the contest.

Space is limited and first come, first-served, so start prepping now and register early.

Cosplay Winners

Overall Winners will be announced, recognized, and awarded prizes in each Cosplay Skill Division. Prizes are only awarded to the Overall Division Winners.

Additionally, each Cosplay Category within each Skill Division will be recognized and acknowledged as Category Winners before the Overall Division Winners.

Cosplay Skill Divisions

CLICK HERE for more detailed information about the four Cosplay Skill Divisions

  • Apprentice
  • Intermediate
  • Expert

Final Details

On the online form below, there is a section asking for a 100-word written description of your costume. This is mandatory as it will be what the emcee will read during your introduction and onstage appearance. This can be a description, a story of inspiration, or whatever else pertains to the costume. If you do not supply this right now, we will request it prior to the event.

Okay, so how much does this Cosplay Contest Cost?

Nothing. Yep, we want you all to have a good time and show off your great costumes and all the work you put into them.

Will there be prizes? Of course! Prizes will be announced closer to the show.

See description above for more detail.
Please limit your narrative and description to about 100 words.