Cosplay registration will happen at the main entrance of the con and will be open from 9am to 2:45 pm for registration.

All participants in the cosplay contest will need to backstage at least 15 minutes prior to the contest. Kids are encouraged to be accompanied by parents backstage for the contest. Kids under 10 years old must be accompanied by parents backstage.

If you are not backstage 15 minutes prior to your category’s time you will be unable to participate.


3pm- 3:30pm

GROUP Cosplay Contest

New for 2019, Groups of 3 or more cosplayers can enter and will be judged. You will have time 1-3 minutes for any type of presentation.


 3:30 - 4pm

Young adult CosPlay Contest

New for 2019, ages from 13 to 18 cosplayers can enter into the contest. You will have time 1-3 minutes for any type of presentation.


4pm - 4:30 pm

Kids CosPlay Contest

kids under the age of 13 will take part in the kids cosplay contest to win prizes. Kids will have time 1-3 minutes for any type of presentation.


4:30 - 5pm

Adult CosPlay Contest

all adults over the age of 18 will compete for the winner take all grand prize. You will have time 1-3 minutes for any type of presentation.


Please see all rules for all contests at bottom of the page. Winners of each contest will be announced at the end of each category.

New for 2019 the cosplay contest will be held in a 750 seat auditorium complete with new categories


Our 2019 Cosplay Judges will include Jeremy, Micah, Eric and Lainie, members of the 1st place group cosplay team from both Motor City Comic Con and Michigan Comic Con 2018, and Kid’s 5 & under winner of Motor City Comic Con 2019.

No Nudity, no real weapons, no profanity, no religious or political statements, No fire or explosives, No being mean or presenting violence. Please keep costume in good taste. you can enter into multiple categories, (group and adult for example)