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LainaBug
06-23-2009, 03:17 PM
Hey everybody! I just wanted to post a list of winners from the Cosplay Carnevale and congratulate all the entrants! You all had wonderful costumes, thank you for entering!

Unfortunately I don't have pictures to post with all of the winners this time! If you have a picture I can link to any winners feel free to let me know and I'll add it! (right now I'm linking to photos thanks to everyone in the picture thread! I tried finding the best ones possible but if you find any more let me know! Or if you are a winner and have a fav photo of yourself you'd prefer to be posted let me know too!)

Best in Show Overall: Jolyne Kujo (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3328/3651762635_cca88d96c1.jpg?v=0) and Hermes Costello (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3346/3652560226_12b966f5a4.jpg?v=0) from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean

As the winners of Best in Show Overall they also received our surprise prize: The Metrocon/NYAF WCS invitational. An all expense paid trip to NYAF to compete in the WCS preliminaries! Many thanks to Anna (Dressdragn) and NYAF for their partnership in this!

Craftsmanship Awards:
Best Show Craftsmanship: Syaoran, Sakura, and Fai from Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles (http://outerhavenproductions.weebly.com/uploads/1/9/3/3/1933173/1706772_orig.jpg)
Best Group: Klan Klein and Michail Blanc from Macross Frontier (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2430/3648136939_63e17f9e0e.jpg?v=0)
Best Technical: Athena from Saint Seiya: Sacred Saga (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2482/3649421434_31457e9c90.jpg?v=0) (wings up (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3363/3648615695_90e842b2e2.jpg?v=0))
Best Prop: Kamikirimisu from Soul Caliber IV (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3366/3648938629_ecee80d585.jpg?v=0)
Best Masters: Utada Hikaru from Passion Music Video (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2459/3648932836_440fffbc9d.jpg?v=0)
Best Journeyman: Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov (http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b177/Mi1/MetroCon%2009/DSCI0979.png) (bumped up from Novice)
Best Novice: Princess Euphemia from Code Geass (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3570/3652014407_7d9376138b.jpg?v=0) (petal dress)
Best Character Likeness: Princess Euphemia from Code Geass (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3370/3648937112_2ef56f7c18.jpg?v=0) (artbook illustration)
Best Junior: Kyuubi from Naruto
Judges Award: Kobato from Kobato (http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b177/Mi1/MetroCon%2009/DSCI0991-1.png) (in the yellow)

Skit Awards:
Best in Show Presentation: Kingdom Hearts II
Best Comedy: Cosplaya Link and the Hyrule...homies?
Best Drama: Lelouch and CC from Code Geass

Thanks again to all the awesome entrants! And all my wonderful staff and judges who went above and beyond!

Please feel free to post feedback here! Got a complaint? Share it! Think we did a good job? Let us know!! This way we can keep continuing to improve and make all our cosplay events the best they can be for the ones that matter: All of you!!

sasha
06-23-2009, 10:45 PM
I also have additional photos of winners from pre-judging so if you would like a photo of yourself then let me know and I can email it to you. :)

However, I will NOT email or post photos of requested costumes, unless you are the one in them and/or you entered as a group.

Once again, thank you to all of the participants who entered and congrats to all of the winners! :dance:

Foos
06-23-2009, 11:57 PM
Heya! :3 I've stated it before, but I'll say it again here: If you have any questions, or would like us to further discuss/critique your entry, lemme know! :3 We love to talk shop!

NekoMimiChan
06-28-2009, 06:09 PM
This was my first Metrocon and I gotta say, the costume contest is the best run contest I have ever participated in. The time between pre-juding and the contest was reasonable ( not like some conventions where pre-judging is at 9am and the contest is at 8pm...ahem..) and everything seemed to run pretty smoothly. And I liked the cap at 75, keeps the contest from going on and on forever. Not that I'm an authority, but I feel that the winners deserved the prizes. I was so excited when Anastasia won! And chairs backstage, great!

I understand for the sake of time and schedules that contestants are limited to 3 minutes of pre-judging time. But there was so much more that I wanted to say and go over about my costume, I felt that I left a bunch of things out. Maybe 5 minutes?

Also, I know its been tried both ways, but maybe skits and construction should be separated? I know a bunch of really talented people who would have done a skit if it were a separate event on Sunday.