Costume Contest Application
**This application closes on October 14th, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET. Holiday Matsuri may close the contest submission form early with 2 weeks notice on Social Media if the application fills up.**
This year, Holiday Matsuri will host two contests during the same event: the Costume Contest and the Winter Cosplay Crown.
The Costume Contest is a craftsmanship and skit competition. Skits are NOT required in order to compete and win Best in Show, but all contestants are welcome to perform one if they wish. The Costume Contest includes cash prizes, Judges' awards, and Best in Show.
The Winter Cosplay Crown will award National and International trips as Holiday Matsuri Representatives. Contestants interested in entering the Winter Cosplay Crown MUST fill out a different application found at:
Find all rules at
Contestants must choose a contest and CAN ONLY ENTER ONE.
This application is for the Costume Contest.
Contestants entering into the Costume Contest must meet the following requirements:
- All contestants must attend Pre-Judging Thursday - December 12, 2019.
- Can enter solo, or in a group (7 contestants max per group)
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By completing this form, the applicant understands they WILL ONLY be competing for the Costume Contest, and they WILL NOT be eligible to compete in the Winter Cosplay Crown.
In this application, contestants will be required to provide:
Section 1 - Contact Information
Section 2 - Pre-Judging Agreement
Section 3 - EventBrite Pre-Registration Codes
Section 4 - Group Information
Section 5 - About You
Section 6 - Craftsmanship Information
Section 7 - Skit Information
Section 8 - Agreements / Acknowledgements
Costume Contest or Winter Cosplay Crown?
Winter Cosplay Crown
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