Ohayocon Cosplay Expo

Whether you want to appreciate amazing cosplay or compete yourself, our cosplay expo is not an event to be missed!

We have 3 different cosplay competition categories: Expo-Craftsmanship, Expo-Performance, and Lindsay Mascot. For 2018, our Craftsmanship and Performance categories are open to any cosplay of ANY FANDOM.

Craftsmanship Competition

Participate in the formal Cosplay Craftsmanship Competition and show off your crafting skills. Compete for the title 2018’s Best in Division or, if you are of exceptional talent, you could be named Craftsmanship’s Best in Show, winning not only fabulous prizes and awards, but free admission to a future Ohayocon!

Performance Competition

Get on stage and perform compelling skits or entertain with a musical exhibition in the Cosplay Performance Competition. Give the audience a show to remember while competing for Best in Division or Best in Show Performance!

Event Hours:

  • Rehearsal: Saturday, 4pm Windows Room
  • Expo: Saturday, 7pm Main Events 1

Cosplay Repair Room

Our wonderful cosplay staff have opened the cosplay judging room to provide a cosplay repair station, free for attendees to use. If something breaks, rips, or falls apart, stop by for some emergency cosfixes and get back to enjoying your weekend! Friday 11am-11pm & Saturday 9am-3pm in the Windows Room (Hyatt 1st Floor, off food court between Chicken & Eggs and Drury Hotel entrance)