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LainaBug
03-23-2009, 03:41 PM
Copied from the METROCON website:

We are proud to bring you a cosplay event that's new for METROCON 2009 - Cosplay Challenge!

Do you have skills in designing and making costumes? Can you work on a deadline? Can you work with people watching you? If so, then read on and see if you are up for the 2009 Cosplay Challenge!

THE CHALLENGE:

Three (3) teams will build costumes at the convention in front of a live audience! To have your team be selected to participate submit an original redesign of any anime or video game character with a Steampunk twist. The top three (3) selected to compete at the convention will receive a regular weekend pass for METROCON 2009, the costumes will have a walk on during the Cosplay Carnivale, and the winning team will receive the $100 grand prize plus two (2) VIP tickets to METROCON 2010.

Click here (http://www.metroconventions.com/control.cfm?ID=4195&cid=22FB8F1D-1217-5C2E-5BEC36CEA90F3D75) to visit the contest page for more information!

NiGHTmaren
03-23-2009, 05:05 PM
Oooooooooooh, I think I may be interested in this. I was just thinking last night how I would love to be a part of something like that one of these days. I'll have to read up on it once I get home from work, lol. >>

LainaBug
03-23-2009, 07:20 PM
Entrants in this contest are still able to enter in the Cosplay Carnivale too! So you don't have to pick one or the other :D

athena-chan
05-06-2009, 09:24 AM
UPDATE: The deadline for entries has been extended to May 9th!
Hurry and get your entries in!

We are proud to bring you a cosplay event
that's new for METROCON 2009 -
Cosplay Challenge!

Do you have skills in designing and making costumes? Can you work on a deadline? Can you work with people watching you? If so, then read on and see if you are up for the 2009 Cosplay Challenge!

THE CHALLENGE:
Three (3) teams will build costumes at the convention in front of a live audience! To have your team be selected to participate submit an original redesign of any anime or video game character with a Steampunk twist. The top three (3) selected to compete at the convention will receive a regular weekend pass for METROCON 2009, the costumes will have a walk on during the Cosplay Carnivale, and the winning team will receive the $100 grand prize plus two (2) VIP tickets to METROCON 2010.

For more info check out the full rules found here (http://www.metroconventions.com/control.cfm?ID=4195&cid=22FB8F1D-1217-5C2E-5BEC36CEA90F3D75)

LainaBug
05-29-2009, 03:14 PM
I want to congratulate our Cosplay Challenge finalists! They have been announce on the METROCON website :D Check them out here (http://www.metroconventions.com/control.cfm?ID=4195)!

Make sure to come see them as they create their costumes live!

TIMES:
Room 19: 9am - 1pm, Friday June 19th, 2009
Room 19: 9am - 2pm, Saturday June 20th, 2009

helpmegetpissed
05-29-2009, 03:58 PM
unless i can make a steam punk zombie i dont think i would be able to do it.