ONLINE CONTESTS

Welcome to LUMI-CONs 2020 online contest page!

This year we may not be able to host a physical event but that’s not going to stop us from bringing you some contests to celebrate this holiday season!

With these 3 online contests we are looking to see your creativity, imagination and love for this spooky time of year! 

Contest #1 – Online Cosplay Carnivale – The Cosplay Carnivale is held every year in our main events room and this year we’re taking entries right from your very own home! Let us see those cosplays you have been working hard on all year! Check out our rules below and then click on our application to join this years contest! 

Welcome to the LUMI-Con 2020 Virtual Cosplay Carnivale!

To enter the contest, please fill out the form and submit your entry by October 26, 2020.

All entries will be posted on the LUMI-Con Facebook page, and winners will be announced by October 30, 2020.

CONTEST RULES:

-Costumes can be from an anime, video game, or comic, but must have source material. Fan art mash ups for genres are allowed, but must provide source material (artwork).

-To enter for craftsmanship, Costumes MUST be at least 80% hand made by entrant(s) (example: gloves, shoes, and wig bought with little alteration, rest of costume heavily altered or made from scratch) If you did not make your costume, please do not enter for Craftsmanship.

-Costumes must be PG13 (family friendly).

-This contest is for individuals only, and each entrant may only enter one costume.

-The judges’ and Cosplay Director’s decisions are FINAL.

ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS, CONCERNS OR CLARIFICATIONS NEEDED CAN BE SENT TO THE COSPLAY DIRECTOR AT lumiconcostumecontests@gmail.com

*All award categories and rules are subject to change or modification at any point of time at the discretion of the Cosplay Director and her team*

AWARD CATEGORIES:

-Best Craftsmanship

-Best Prop

-Most Spirited (for the costume that most embraces HALLOWEEN!)

PRIZES:

Please Note: Categories will be removed if there is not enough competition, or additional categories may be added if necessary.

Best Craftsmanship:

  • One Weekend pass for LUMI-CON 2021
  • Award Certificate
  • Swag

Best Prop: 

  • One Weekend pass for LUMI-CON 2021
  • Award Certificate
  • Swag

Most Spirited: 

  • One Weekend pass for LUMI-CON 2018
  • Award Certificate


CONTEST #2 – Pumpkin design contest – Show your artistic side by carving, decorating or painting a pumpkin showing off your favorite fandoms or characters!

All Pumpkins will be judged by the LUMI-CON staff and we will select 3 of the best pumpkins from all entries!

CONTEST RULES:

To enter this contest, please fill out the form and submit your entry by October 26, 2020.

All entries will be posted on the LUMI-Con Facebook page, and winners will be announced by October 30, 2020.

-2 photos must be submitted of your design

-Pumpkins can feature any anime, video game, or comic characters, but must remain PG-13 in nature (family friendly).

– This contest is for individuals only, and each entrant may only enter one pumpkin design.

– 2 Pumpkins will be chosen for presentation and design judged by LUMI-CON staff.

PRIZES:

-All winners will receive LUMI-CON 2021 weekend passes!


CONTEST #3 – Anime Photo Contest – In this unique photo contest use your imagination to best capture an image of what an everyday scenario looks like for your characters!

Use those cosplays sitting in your closet to take a photo of how your characters spends a normal day cooking, cleaning, maybe taking a day off or even how they would celebrate this Halloween season decorating or dressing up as their favorite Halloween themes!

Be creative and recreate your favorite scenes from fandoms OR make your own in this unique contest!

CONTEST RULES:

– Photo entries must be related to Anime, Video game or Comics and must feature a person in costume.

-All photos must be of a PG-13 nature, if you think it’s too risky then please do not submit it.

-Up to 4 images may be submitted per photographer.

– Photographs must agree to release images for LUMI-CON usage within media content.

PRIZES:

1 winner will be chosen and receive (2) weekend passes for LUMI-CON 2021.


Good luck to all contestants! For any questions about these contests please e-mail us at Lumiconvention@gmail.com.