Kids Costume Contest

A special costume contest just for Kids! Open to all ages 13 and under. This contest will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store bought or home made costumes.


Scroll down to read information, rules, and regulations.

Awards will be given for the following Categories:
(Additional awards may be created at the Judges’ discretion)
* Best in Show
* Best Individual (under 5 years old)
* Best Individual (5 – 9 years old)
* Best Individual (10 – 13 years old)
* Best Group
* Judges Awards x3.


1. One entry per person. No separate entries from the same person.

2. This contest is only open to children 13 years or younger. Parents may walk the stage with their children.

3. There is a limit of 50 entries.

4. All costumes must come from an established cartoon, comic book, anime, video game, manga, novel, or movie.

5. All contestants must fill out the entry form

6. No harmful or potentially harmful materials will be allowed. This includes, but is not limited to: water, cigarettes, flames, fireworks, silly string, and any other substance that can be fired, launched, or dripped.

What to expect at the contest:
When you first arrive at the show, there will be a COSPLAY BOOTH located 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 three ways to register for the competition

(1) Register Online here. This is the most preferred method. Click here to complete the Kids Costume Competition entry form. You will receive an email confirmation with your contestant #. When you get to the show, you will need to sign in at the COSPLAY 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 BOOTH in the COSPLAY LOUNGE. Fill out and return the entry form to the registration table. You will be given a contestant # and further information.

(3) Register at the contest. Show up to the contest at least 30 minutes before it starts to check in and get registered.

Any costume contest that is a RUNWAY style contest, i.e. Kid’s Costume Contest, Runway Costume Contest, and Late Night Contest shall accept entries at the stage up until the start time of the contest. This MAY cause the contest to start 5 – 10 minutes late. Acceptance of last minute 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 Main Events room.

Click here to complete the Kids Costume Competition entry form

All entries will be contacted back via email with a contestant # and check-in info.

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