Crypticon Convention Minneapolis

Cosplay Contest

Cosplay Contest

The Rules are simple… your cosplay must be age-appropriate and you must sign in and register the following information via your show host booth prior to the contest.

  • The name that you would like to be introduced as
  • Series Name/Source (who is your character/what is it from)

Winning entries will be chosen in the following Categories:

  • Youth: Kids 12 and under 2.
  • Novice: Someone's FIRST TIME competing or someone who has NEVER won a costume contest before
  • Advanced: Someone who *has* won multiple competitions before or who is a professional craftsperson
  • Group/Duo: People signing up as a group

Prizes are awarded for all winners via our amazing sponsors!

Bring on your best!


Kiki Snell

KikiCraft is a multi-medium artist, designer, and cosplayer from Minnesota with over 15 years of experience. From a young age KikiCraft began costuming as her favorite characters from anime and video games, but it wasn’t until she attended her first convention, Anime Detour in 2006 that she found her true passion. She was voted “Best Costumer” by CityPages in 2016, featured on the cover of a local magazine and has been a recognized member of the cosplay scene for over a decade. With a Bachelor’s degree in video game design, Kiki has several artistic credits in published board/video games. When she isn’t crafting you can find her selling custom art and cosplay commissions or volunteering at various events in cosplay in her spare time