Have you spent hours upon hours making the the perfect and most accurate costume possible? Do you possess an incredible attention to detail and apply that to each and every costume? Then the Craftsmanship Contest is for you; this is a chance for you to show off your amazing costume! Costumes will be judged on criteria such as accuracy, choice of materials used, and quality of construction. This is a contest specifically for costumes; you will have the option of doing a walk-on presentation of your costume in the Masquerade but it is not required.REGISTRATION & CHECKING INCraftsmanship participants MUST check-in before their judging time to confirm that you are present at the convention and are still planning to participate. You will receive your special contest badge (note: this badge is NOT admission to the convention) with your judging time on it.Friday participants must check-in on Friday, while Saturday participants may check in Friday or Saturday. If you cannot check in during these times, then you MUST contact the Craftsmanship Coordinator.
Friday Participants: Check in before 12:00 PM on Friday.Saturday Participants: Check in before 10:00 AM on Saturday (Note: if you check in Friday, you are not required to check in again on Saturday).If there are issues with arrival times, please notify the Craftsmanship Coordinator beforehand.Cosplay Event Check-In (Cosplay HQ in the Marriott Hotel):
Thurs: 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM (check in desk near badge pick up) Friday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
DIVISIONSAdult Advanced - has received 3 or more major cosplay awards at this or any other conventionAdult Novice - has received 2 or fewer major cosplay awards at this or any other conventionYouth - 12 and under as of the Thursday immediately before ConnectiCon
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