DerpyCon 2019 - October 25 - 27, 2019 - Morristown, NJ

Hall Cosplay Contest

DerpyCon 2017 Hall Cosplay contest, where contestants will be evaluated for craftsmanship by our panel of judges. We will have set times on Friday and Saturday for judging. Once you submit your application, you will be sent your scheduled time slot. Please do not be late, if you come after judging hours you will have to what for the next available time slot. Some slots may open up at con so feel free to stop by during Cosplay HQ hours to check in. Those open slots will be filled at con first come first serve.

Hall Cosplay Rules:

  1. Please specify your level of craftsmanship and enter into the appropriate category.
  2. Bringing reference material is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED. The judges are well versed in many areas of geekdum, but not everyone knows a particular character and their outfit.
  3. You may enter as an individual or as a group.
  4. Costumes need to be at least 80% crafted by you. Commissioned costumes are eligible ONLY IF the person who made it is present for judging. Closet cosplay is NOT ALLOWED!
  5. Entries are limited to one entry per person per a day. You may enter both days with DIFFERENT costumes, and different applications. Please specify which day you would like to enter on the form.
  6. Please remember this is a craftsmanship contest, judges will be looking at your outfit for quality and accuracy.

craftsmanship level

Youth – all entrants in the group are 14 years of age or younger

Novice – All contestants in the group have won fewer than three (3) major awards for craftsmanship at any convention

Journeyman – Any contestant in the group has won at least three major awards as Novice but fewer than an additional three at the Journeyman level.

Craftsman – Any contestant in the group has won three or more major prizes ABOVE the journeyman level

Level of Awards

Friday 1st Place

Friday 2nd Place

Friday 3rd Place

Saturday 1st Place

Saturday 2nd Place

Saturday 3rd Place

Best In show

3 Judges Awards


More importantly all that matters is that we all have fun!

So don’t be shy just come on down and let’s be a little Derpy together!

There will be prizes given out at the end of the cosplay Masquerade  on Saturday

pre-con sign-ups Open July,12th 2019