Costume Contest

The Official FlatCon 2016 Costume Contest

Started in 2014, the FlatCon Costume Contest has become a tradition! It’s a great way to let your gamer geek flag fly! Adults, kids, and even entire families have entered.

The 2014 Contest Winner! Young women dressed as Team Fortress 2 Medic and Mechanic

The 2014 Contest Winner!  Team Fortress 2 Medic and Mechanic

Past Contest Entries:




We are working up some great prizes for this year’s contest so start working on those costumes!

Costume Contest Rules:

  • All contestants MUST be registered/paid FlatCon attendees or a child 12 years or under accompanied by a paid adult.

    Youth dressed in intricate Steampunk Doctor Octopus with moving limbs

    Steampunk Doctor Octopus with moving limbs

  • To win you must be present for a picture between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, and you must be present to receive a prize between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Costume only needs to be worn for the picture, but it is encouraged that you continue wearing it to help promote your entry.
  • Costumes should be appropriate for a family friendly convention, and costumes should not have the intention of offending any individuals or groups. We reserve the right to refuse entrance into the contest for any reason.(See the FlatCon Policies page.)
  • Voting will take place 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Judges will count the votes and announce the results between the 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. break.
  • Once announced, all results are final.

NOTE: We WILL be taking your picture and we may use it on future FlatCon websites and/or social network outlets. By entering the contest, you are agreeing to this.