Based on the live chat last night they are considering having two awards for the costumes: fan choice and host choice (based on construction, quality, etc) because they realize that it is unfair.
I also bought VIP tickets... A backstage tour is a little too much to miss.
When in doubt: Duct tape it.
Pokemon trainer inspired something
Samurai Zapdos and Moltres
Revamped Scalemaille Gyarados with armour