Cosplay Contest

Masquerade

Masquerade is a long running tradition at most anime conventions. This year it comes back to Anime California bigger and better than ever. It is both a costume and performance contest for those willing to get up on our main stage. Entrants have worked long and hard to bring entertainment to our attendees and to impress our wonderful panel of judges.

Want to Enter?

Masquerade entrants must first read the rules, then if interested please email animecali.masquerade@gmail.com for the entry form. Further instruction will be included in the email. Online sign up deadline is August 20th at midnight. At con sign up will be dependent on room left from online sign ups.

Download the masquerade rules, application, and waiver.

If your entry is accepted, you will receive a confirmation email with additional details. All forms will be signed at con.
Get a head start entering the Anime California masquerade! You can now download a copy of the rules, application, and waiver.
Get the rules
Get the Waiver

Beach Party Cosplay Contest

We’re also offering a new contest this year! It’s our Beach Party Cosplay Competition! Come join us Day 1 at LBCC’s lagoon and get creative with a beach party spin on your favorite cosplay as the perfect way to send off a great summer. This competition is more relaxed than a traditional Masquerade and is all ages and all inclusive.

Beach Party Cosplay Contest entrants must read the rules, then if interested please email animecali.masquerade@gmail.com for the entry form. Further instruction will be included in the email. Online sign up deadline is August 20th at midnight. At con sign ups will be very limited if available.

Download the Beach Party Cosplay Contest rules and waiver.

Get the rules
Get the Waiver

Cosplay Judges

Cosplay Judge announcements will be made soon!