The Cosplay Contest will be an All Ages Runway Style Competition. The will be a Best in Show winner, as well as Judge selections and other themed awards. Due to time and space the competition will be be capped off at 25 people. If you perviously applied for the Adult Division you are automatically guaranteed a spot. Cosplayers interested in signing up can do so by filling out and returning an entry form at the Show Table where you pay/enter the convention.


Winners will recieve Con Bucks provided by SugoiPopCon

Passes to BX Anime and Comic Expo The Bronx, NY Aug 26th

Passes to NERD FEST Swedesboro, NJ Aug 27th

Sunday Passes to The Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market Edison, NJ Sept. 8th-10th 

Weekend Passes to MidHudson Comic Con Poughkeepsie, NY Sept. 16th-17th

Weekend Passes to RetroGamerConX  Syracuse, NY Oct. 7th and 8th.

Weekend Passes to PuchiCon Camelback, PA Oct. 21st-22nd

Passes to Wild-Con Wildwood, NJ Jan. 13th

Passes to 2024 GOASI Con, Staten Island, NY Aug 10th, 2024.

*More passes to other East Coast area conventions will be announced closer to the convention date.

Berzerk Deluxe HC Vol. 1 “Have you got the Guts?”
Cat + Gamer Vol 1&2
Avatar: The Last Airbender Box set
Provided by Dark Horse Comics

Contact lenses provided by Crazy Lenses

Artist Prints provided by Charles Williams – Spread Love Studio

Plush, pins, stickers, and keychains provided by homer_is_where_the_heart_is

D&D Gaming Accessories (Dice bags, note books, and more) provided by Tormented Mind Sanctuary

Replica Wands and Shields provided by Blades for Life 

Copies of their newest Release “1947” provided by American Grim

Copies of “The dark legend of the foreigner” provide by  Frank Destefano

A $75 gift certificate from Blick Art Materials

More Prizes will be announced as they are confirmed.

If you are interested in the Cosplay Contest please email us at

Cosplay Contest Judge: Harley Nox Cosplay

Harley is a cosplayer that has been in the scene since 2012, when she made her first cosplay with the help of her mom for her first convention. She now creates almost all of her own costumes, and has a wide breadth of knowledge gained from lots of burned fingers and scrapes, among other things. Her favorite fandoms include various anime, video games, and tabletop games, as well as Disney and Marvel/DC.\harleynoxcosplay/

Cosplay Contest Judge: Poison Bats

Poison_bats is an award winning duo cosplayer team based out of New Jersey. Who utilizes skills in foamsmithing, worbla, sewing, building props as original and re-created ideas, photography, as well as photo editing. Who make it a point to always support inclusiveness into the community, advocating for minorities and LGBT+ cosplayers and those who believe they could not participate in cosplay for any reasons. Follow Poison_bats on Instagram for more!


Cosplay Contest Judge: Magically Jenny Cosplay

Magically Jenny Cosplay is a talented cosplayer from Long Island, NY, with over six years of experience. With her boundless creativity and a touch of magic, she weaves spells of imagination into every cosplay she brings to life. As a versatile performer, Magically Jenny also embraces the role of a party princess, bringing magic to birthday parties, dinner shows, charity events, and more. Diving into the depths of the mermaid community, she is also known as Mermaid Raelyn, captivating all with her mermazing charm. Beyond the realms of cosplay and mermaids, Magically Jenny has immersed herself in the world of Dungeons and Dragons, both as a player and a Dungeon Master, for the past six years. Her boundless creativity and unwavering dedication have made her a cherished figure in the cosplay and entertainment communities, bringing joy, enchantment, and of course, magic, to every event she attends.

Cosplay Contest Community Guest Judge: Mike Lopez

Mike Lopez is the host of the webseries INCREDICHAT and Co-Founder of INCREDIKIDS and INCREDICON, as well as an educator, speaker, author and artist.
INCREDICHAT is a weekly WebShow spotlighting education & the arts that has welcomed such guests as Bob Bergen (the voice of Porky Pig), Cherie Johnson (Punky Brewster), Tom Rueggar (creator of Animaniacs) and many more! As an accomplished educator for more than a decade, it has been Mike’s mission to reach & creatively inspire as many young people as possible. Bringing his passion for the arts into the classroom, giving students the opportunity to meet, learn, & work with professionals in arts and media.

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