Raleigh Supercon has one of the largest cosplay and costuming events of any convention in the state of North Carolina, with non-stop panels, workshops, contests and photo shoots for 3 days straight. We will have more cosplay events than ever before! More contests, more panels, more workshops… basically more COSPLAY AND COSTUMING EVENTS! Here are some highlights of what we have planned.
SUPERCON COSPLAY INFORMATION BOOTH
Located at Booth #1031 in the Main Exhibition Hall. The Cosplay Information Booth is the place to sign up for ALL cosplay related events and get all your cosplay event questions answered. This is where you sign up for the Costume and Cosplay Contests! The Cosplay Information booth will be open each day during Exhibition Room hours.
FREE COSPLAY PHOTO SHOOT BOOTHS
Want to get your picture taken in costume at Raleigh Supercon? The Supercon Cosplay Photo Booths will be set up @ Booth # 1330, and will be open as long as the Exhibition Room is open. All pictures will be posted online after the show on our Flickr page and on our Facebook page.
FRIDAY RUNWAY COSTUME CONTEST
Friday, July 27 – This contest will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store bought or home made costumes. CLICK HERE for more info.
SUPERGIRLS & SUPERBOYS “LATE NIGHT” COSTUME CONTEST
Friday, July 27 – A special “Late Night” costume contest showcasing our favorite heroes and villains! Since this contest takes place late at night, no one under the age of 17 may enter this contest. This contest will be judged by a special panel consisting of some of our special guests. This is a runway style contest with no pre-judging. Costumes may be of any hero/villain in comics, cartoons, movies, anime, video games, etc. Costumes may be handmade or store bought. CLICK HERE for more info.
RALEIGH SUPERCON COSTUME COMPETITION
Saturday, July 28 – A competitive costuming event with over $2,500 in cash and prizes at stake with $1,000 cash for Best in Show! The contest is open to ALL skill levels to ensure both novice and experienced costumers have a chance at winning an award. CLICK HERE for more info.
MASQUERADE COSTUME & PERFORMANCE COMPETITION
Sunday, July 29 – The masquerade is where costuming and cosplay go to the next level! This is a competition based on performance and presentation. Over $1,500 in cash & prizes are at stake, with a $500 cash prize for Best in Show. CLICK HERE for more info.
Raleigh Supercon has dozens of informative Costuming Workshops for the novice and expert cosplayer, hosted by experts and enthusiasts in various fields.
PROFESSIONAL COSPLAY GUESTS
Each year, Raleigh Supercon brings in professional Cosplay guests from around the country. These guests take part in panels, workshops and help judge the various costume and costuming contests.