The following rules apply to all three age groups of the Cosplay Contest (birth to 10, 11-17, and 18 and up). Virtual LexiCon is a family friendly event. Costumes should not exceed a PG-13 rating. There is to be no hentai.
The following behaviors/ costumes are not acceptable:
- Excessive violence
- Sexual activity/contact/implication of sexual activity
- Use of video time to make political, religious or inflammatory remarks
- Foul language
- All participants must agree to follow all Cosplay Contest costume criteria.
- By registering for the Cosplay Contest, participants agree to allow St. Mary’s County Library to use their images and video clips for promotional purposes, both photos and videos.
- St. Mary’s County Library staff may enter and be featured in the video compilation, but are not eligible to win prizes.
Costumes will be judged on the following criteria: Creativity, Use of Materials, Clarity of Character/ Entity representation, Wearer’s runway presentation, and Total package. One winner in each age category will be selected and receive a gift card to Third Eye Comics and Games. By registering for the Cosplay Contest, participants acknowledge that judging of costumes is subjective and the contest results are not subject to appeal.
How to Enter
Create a short video, no longer than 90 seconds, displaying your costume. Pretend that you are walking the runway at LexiCon! Show off some moves, and be sure to show the front and back of your awesome outfit. Narration is optional, but do NOT include music.
Fill out and submit the Virtual Cosplay Contest registration form by 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21. Then upload your video file to the Dropbox link provided. Be sure to enter your name on the Dropbox upload exactly the same as you entered it in the registration form.