Sy-Con 2019

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Costume Prop Rules

Cosplay 2017

  • Weapons must be obviously fake and made of lightweight materials such as plastic, foam, cardboard etc. Real weapons (including bb guns, airsoft, paintball guns, swords, knives or anything with a sharp edge) are prohibited. Metal weapons are prohibited.
  • Costume swords (including lightsabers) must be tied to your costume so that they cannot be drawn.
  • Weapons of any kind are not to be drawn or pointed at anyone. Mock fighting, horseplay, or aggressive behavior will not be tolerated, and subject you to immediate disqualification.
  • Anything with wheels, except for wheelchairs, are not allowed in the library. This includes skateboards, scooters, bicycles, etc. No Stilts.
  • Nothing flammable, explosive, or any other special effects are allowed during cosplay.
  • 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.
  • The library reserves the right to tell any participant to check their prop(s) at the door; if in doubt, leave your prop at home.

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