*You must be a Jacksonville Tattoo Convention 2017 ticket holder or vendor in order to enter the Cosplay Contest.
*The Cosplay Contest is a family-oriented event. Please keep all costumes to a “PG-13″ rating (i.e. no nudity or overly revealing attire).
— No contestants wearing lingerie as outerwear will be permitted to register.
— No “flashing” the crowd, sexy dancing, twerking, etc.
— If you are drunk or appear to be otherwise intoxicated at contest time you won’t be participating.
— No groping, grinding, making out with anyone on the stage or use of vulgar hand gestures.
— Tattoos are not a requirement to enter or win the contest.
If you break the rules you’ll be IMMEDIATELY ESCORTED OFF STAGE AND DISQUALIFIED.
*All weapons and props must conform to Jacksonville Tattoo Convention rules, hotel and convention center policies, and local laws concerning carrying a weapon. If there is a question of doubt, don’t bring it.
*There is no restriction on costume source. This means all genres & “original characters” are permitted in the contest.
*Each category is limited to 20 contestants. (NOTE: Costume Contest entry forms are available at the convention ONLY. Registration will be held at the Bold City Cosplay table ONLY.)
*Jacksonville Tattoo Convention reserves the right to modify, update, or amend the rules at any time… just in case.
REGISTRATION & PRE-JUDGING takes place Saturday prior to the Cosplay Contest from 12PM-2PM at the Bold City Cosplay table.
SET UP: All contestants MUST line up for the contest NO LATER THAN 3:30 PM to be coordinated for contest. If you are late, you will not be in the contest.
THE CONTEST will take place that same Saturday from 4:00PM to 5:00PM. Contest room will be announced that day.
The winners will be announced at the end of the contest.
Adults (16+) — 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Juniors (0-15) — 1st, 2nd, 3rd
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