Cosplay Contest

Greensboro comicon cosplay contest

2017 Cosplay Contest

We’ve got our 1st cosplay contest at the Greensboro Comicon and EVERYONE is invited! This year’s show is hosted by SuperHeroes Unlimited Cosplay and is open to anyone, in any style costume. Simple, fun, and something to behold, we hope you’ll join us Sunday Sept 17th at 3:30pm in the panel room!

Rules for contest.

Sign up on Saturday and Sunday, at the SuperHeroes Unlimited table located at the entrance to the show, with the cosplay collectives. 

Cut off for sign-up is 2pm Sunday.

Run-through for contestants is 3pm.

All costumes welcome, homemade or purchased.


No real weapons.


Greensboro Cosplay Contest Hosted By SuperHeroes Unlimited Categories

Best in Show (1st-3rd)

Best Costume Design (1st and Honorable Mention)

Most Detailed Design  (1st and Honorable Mention)

Best Practical Effect [lights, makeup, etc]  (1st and Honorable Mention)

Best Group  (1st and Honorable Mention)

Best Kids Costume (1st-3rd)

Super cool comic book swag prizes for each category!

Please email any questions to:


Please read this entire policy before attending Greensboro Comicon. Failure to follow this policy may result in your removal from the convention without refund.
At the discretion of Security onsite, the following may be allowed:

  • Plastic and Metal Shields
  • Lightweight Plastic/PVC Props/Light Sabers
  • Toy guns as long as they do not look like real ones, cannot function or shoot projectiles and have an orange tip on the barrel.  The barrel of all prop firearms must be covered with brightly-colored caps. Prop bows will be allowed providing all arrows have soft tips made of foam or cardboard.

If any of the above items are deemed unsafe by GCC Security, they will not be allowed inside the building. They will only be allowed as long as they are deemed safe and will not cause harm onsite.

If you’re bringing, buying or selling something that could maim, damage or cause bodily harm, we’re going to take issue. The following items are forbidden at Greensboro Comicon:

  • Functional firearms (including air soft guns, BB guns, cap guns, paintball guns and pellet guns)
  • Realistic replica firearms (including reproduction, fake or toy guns that can be confused for functional firearms)
  • Functional projectile weapons (including blow guns, crossbows, long bows, silly string, slingshots, water balloons and water guns)
  • Sharpened metal-bladed weapons (including axes, daggers, hatches, knives, kunai, shuriken, swords, sword canes and switch blades)
  • Explosives (including firecrackers and fireworks)
  • Chemical weapons (including mace and pepper spray)
  • Blunt weapons (including brass knuckles, clubs and nunchaku)
  • Hard prop weapons (including props made of metal, fiberglass, PVC, wood and glass)
  • Instruments that cause excessive noise levels like vuvuzelas, grenade whistles and grenade horns
  • Whips
  • Aerosol canisters
  • Drones
  • Selfie sticks