The Wizarding Weekend Cosplay Contest is an audience judged contest.
All contestants are encouraged to pre-register using the form below. On site registration will be allowed but be aware that lines may form.
ITHACA CONTEST (Pre-Registration begins June 1)
All contestants must check in at the time of their arrival in order to receive a contestant number.
The contestant number must be displayed so that attendees may vote for their favorite costume(s).
There will be a first, second and third place winner based on the number of votes. Age categories are as follows: Kids 0-12, Teens 13-17, Adults 18+
Voting will take place starting at 10am Saturday through 2pm Sunday. Winners will be announced during the closing ceremony on Sunday at 3:30pm.
All contestants may participate in the costume parades held on both Saturday and Sunday.
In addition, a photograph of each contestant will be taken at check in and shown on a repeat loop for attendees to see at the voting station located at the Official Wizarding Weekend Booth.
First Time Cosplayers Welcome!
Prize packages will be awarded for first, second and third place winner(s) in each age group.
Exact prizes TBA.
All voting and registration happens at the Official Wizarding Weekend Booth.
For Atlantic City – this booth is located just outside of the main show floor (where tickets are sold).
For Ithaca – the booth will be at Trolley Circle at the corner of Bank Alley and the Commons. (Look for Festival Info Sign)