Sy-Con 2019

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Costume Rules

Cosplay 2017

  • This is a family-friendly event. No nudity or the semblance of nudity is not allowed. Please ensure that all costumes are properly secured at all times and are not prone to "wardrobe malfunctions," or "indecent accidents." Costumes should be appropriate for public library atmosphere.
  • For safety reasons, please wear footwear at all times. Socks are not proper footwear. Skates, skateboards, rollerblades, and bicycles are not allowed. No Stilts.
  • Costumes should not be confused with official law enforcement, military personnel, or security staff.
  • Masks must be removable and done so at staff request.
  • Costumes or attire that may be considered obscene or offensive or endorse any form of hate or hate group are unwelcome and not allowed. No profanity, vulgar, or demeaning language will be tolerated.
  • Costumes should be no more than two feet in all directions to allow for safe traffic flow in the building.
  • Contestants must take their entire costume with them when they leave the building.
  • All costumes, including props and weapons, are subject to the approval of library staff at any time. We reserve the right to disallow or disqualify anyone from the contest for not following the rules and/or creating a hazardous environment for others. All cosplay contest participants should be respectful of other competitors and library staff.

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