PARADISE CITY COMIC CON will have dozens of cosplay and costuming events over the course of the 3 day weekend. Stay tuned for updates as we will be adding information to this page often.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON COSPLAY INFORMATION BOOTH
Located at Booth #2219 in the Main Exhibition Hall, next to the PARADISE CITY COMIC CON FREE COSPLAY PHOTO BOOTHS (Booth #’s 2118 2120, 2122, 2124). The Cosplay Information Booth is the place to sign up for ALL cosplay related events and get all your cosplay event questions answered. This is where you sign up for the Costume and Cosplay Contests! The Cosplay Information booth will be open each day during Exhibition Room hours.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON FREE COSPLAY PHOTO SHOOT BOOTHS
Want to get your picture taken in costume at Comic Con? The Paradise City Comic Con Cosplay Photo Booths will be set up @ Booth #’s 2118 2120, 2122, 2124 next to the Cosplay Info Booth, and will be open as long as the Exhibition Room is open. All pictures will be posted online after the show on our Flickr page and on our Facebook page.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON COSTUME COMPETITION
Saturday, December 10 @ 7:30PM
The PARADISE CITY COMIC CON Costume Competition is back! The most competitive costuming event in Florida returns! OVER $2,000 IN CASH & PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AT THE SHOW! $1,000 cash for Best in Show! The contest is open to ALL skill levels to ensure both novice and experienced costumers have a chance to shine. The divisions for the PARADISE CITY COMIC CON Costume Competition include: Master, Journeyman, Novice and Junior/Youth. Judges include Stella Chuu, Kiki Kannon, and Handsome Jordan. For all the info on the event CLICK HERE or go to http://paradisecitycomiccon.com/2016/03/paradise-city-comic-con-costume-competition-2/ . PRE-JUDGING IS IN ROOM 118.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON FRIDAY RUNWAY COSTUME CONTEST
Friday, December 9 @ 6:15PM
FLORIDIAN BALLROOM C/D
This contest will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store bought or home made costumes. AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT AS FOLLOWS: Best in Show, Best Individual, 2nd place – Individual, Best Group, 2nd place – Group, Best Junior / Youth, and Judges Awards (x3). CLICK HERE for more info or go directly to http://paradisecitycomiccon.com/2016/03/paradise-city-comic-con-runway-costume-contest/. Judges include Haiden Hazard, MiaAckerman Cosplay, and SkyCosplays. Hosted by Handsome Jordan and Amy Nicole Cosplay.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON SUPERGIRLS & SUPERBOYS “LATE NIGHT” COSTUME CONTEST
Friday, December 9 @ 11:00PM
FLORIDIAN BALLROOM C/D
A special “Late Night” costume contest showcasing our favorite heroes and villains! Since this contest takes place late at night, no one under the age of 17 may enter this contest. This contest will be judged by a special panel consisting of some of our special guests. This is a runway style contest with no pre-judging. Costume’s may be of any superhero or supervillain in comics, cartoons, movies, anime, video games, etc.. Costumes may be handmade or store bought. CLICK HERE for more info or go directly to http://paradisecitycomiccon.com/2016/03/supergirls-superboys-of-paradise-city-comic-con-late-night-costume-contest/. Judges include: Handsome Jordan, Rage Kitten, and Harley’s Love Shack. Hosted by Alex “The Paragon” Chamberlain and Brianna Blackfire.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON MASQUERADE COSTUME & PERFORMANCE COMPETITION
Sunday, December 11 @ 6:45PM
FLORIDAN BALLROOM A/B
The PARADISE CITY COMIC CON Masquerade Costume Competition is where costuming and cosplay go to the next level!
OVER $1,500 IN CASH & PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AT THE SHOW! $500 CASH PRIZE FOR BEST IN SHOW! Contestants can enter as individuals or as a group and will be judged based on costume craftsmanship and stage performance. Think of it as a costume talent show… more than just a cosplay contest, this is your chance to put on a performance as the character(s) you are portraying! CLICK HERE for more info or go to http://paradisecitycomiccon.com/2016/03/masquerade-costume-and-performance-competition/. Judges include: Handsome Jordan, Haiden Hazard, and Harley’s Love Shack.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON VIDEO GAME COSTUME CONTEST
Sunday, December 11 @ 3:30PM
FLORIDIAN BALLROOM A/B
This contest will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store bought or home made costumes. CLICK HERE for rules and info on entering the contest! AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT AS FOLLOWS: Best in Show, Best Individual – Male, Best Individual – Female, Best Group, Best Original Concept (of Existing Character), Best Likeness, Best Junior / Youth, and Judges’ Awards (3). Judges include: MiaAckerman Cosplay, Rage Kitten, and Brianna Blackfire. Hosted by Sandmuffin Cosplay and Alex “The Paragon” Chamberlain.
PARADISE CITY COMIC CON YULE BALL
Do you need a chance to let loose and… er… let your hair down at Paradise City Comic Con? Then the first ever Supercon Yule Ball is the bash to be at! Dress in your best formal wizard garb (or don’t, do what you want, we don’t care) and dance the night away in what is sure to be the most magical evening of the weekend! Harry and Ron may have spent the whole ball moping about their lack of luck with the ladies, but you don’t have to! Be like Neville and dance until the wee hours of the morning.
WHEN: Friday, December 9th @ 8:30PM – 10:30PM
WHERE: Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Floridian Ballroom A/B
Get ready for dancing, trivia, contests, prizes, games, prizes and more!
PROFESSIONAL COSPLAY GUESTS
Each year, PARADISE CITY COMIC CON brings in professional Cosplay guests from around the country. These guests take part in panels, workshops and help judge the various costume and costuming contests. CLICK HERE or go to http://animateflorida.com/2016/02/professional-cosplay-guests/ to see who’s coming to PARADISE CITY COMIC CON!