from the official press release . . . . . . .
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 7, 2015 - The Baltimore Comic-Con -- being held Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center -- and Stylin Online "Tower of T-shirts"proudly present the highly-demanded and hugely popular Annual Costume Contest. And this year, we've made some great changes!
The Baltimore Comic-Con Costume Contest is one of the most popular events at the show, attracting fans from far and wide who come to dress up as their favorite characters, show off their hard work in creating fantastic-looking costumes, or to observe and/or photograph costumed attendees -- just look at our Facebook photos from previous years!
This year, the adult costume contest is being held on Saturday, September 26th and will be split into amateur and professional contests. The professional contest will have a $10 entrance fee and a $1,000 grand prize. The amateur adult costume contest will have a $5 entrance fee and a $500 grand prize.
The children's costume contest will be held on Sunday, September 27th and will have no entry fee and a $100 grand prize.
2015's prize packages include:
- Overall Best Costume
- $1,000 Grand Prize in Cash for Professional and $500.00 in Cash for the Amateur grand prize
- Prizes in each of the streamlined Professional Adult categories:
- $250 in cash for 1st Place
- $150 in cash for 2nd Place
- $100 in cash for 3rd Place
- Prizes in each of the streamlined Amateur Adult categories:
- $150 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 1st Place
- $75 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 2nd Place
- $50 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 3rd Place
- Group category (winning groups divide prize amount between members)
- $200 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 1st Place
- $150 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 2nd Place
- Fan-Favorite as voted on by those in attendance for the Costume Contest:
- $150 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate
- Kids Prizes in each of the Newborn to Age 11 and Age 12 to Age 17 categories:
- Grand prize $100 in cash
- $75 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 1st Place
- $50 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 2nd Place
- $20 StylinOnline.com Gift Certificate for 3rd Place
Each winner will also receive free admittance to the Baltimore Comic-Con in 2016!
Adult Categories have a $10 (professional) or $5 (amateur) entry fee per person and, as always, kids up to age 17 can enter the costume contest for free.
General Admission and VIP Package tickets for Weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as the Harvey Awards, are now on sale! Visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com/tickets/ for more information and to purchase your advanced tickets now, and as always, kids 10 and under get into the show free with a paid adult General Admission!
About The Baltimore Comic-Con
The Baltimore Comic-Con is celebrating its 15th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.
About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry's oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 10 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org