View the 2017 Vermont Comic Con program for Cosplay Contest schedule information.

Register at the bottom of this page

Rules & Regulations

All are encouraged to enter Vermont Comic Con’s Costume Contest. Here are some guidelines contestants should consider when entering our contest.

  1. Handmade, Commissioned, Altered and/or Store Bought costumes are allowed.
  2. If your costume is commissioned, please provide information of who you commissioned your costume from.
  3. We will not tolerate any body shaming or harassment of any kind. If you are caught doing so, you will be disqualified and banned from participating entirely.
  4. It is your responsibility to arrive 15 minutes before the contest begins at the designated area that the contest is being held.
  5. If your costume has weapons, we ask that you do not swing them around for safety reasons. *Posing with your weapons is allowed.
  6. You may enter multiple categories.
  7. Walk-ons are welcome.
  8. This is a family friendly event, nudity and/or inappropriate costumes or props will not be tolerated.
  9. Please fill out our online form to secure a spot.
  10. Be a good sport, support others and have fun!


  • Best Hero
  • Best Villain
  • Best Group
  • Best Mashup
  • Teen Division (ages 13 – 17)
  • Best In Show
  • Audience Choice

Cosplay Contest Registration Form