Cosplay Contest

Join us for our cosplay contest! There are two categories kids (12 and under), and adults (13+). We have a HUGE assortment of prizes for first, second, and third place in both categories, plus every kid who enters will go home with a prize. But win or lose, enter the contest or not, everyone wins because coming to the con in costume will get you $1 off your admission. The contest will be hosted by the fabulous Kati Coe, with judging by the awesome Fanbustion, Kevin Hock of Transcendent Events, and Ally Blaze Cosplay. We are excited to see everyone's creations on Dec, 10th 2022!
-Sign-ups are FREE.
-Contest will be held at 3pm in the Performing Arts Center.
-Sign-ups for the contest will be 11am-2pm.
-Adults cap at 75 contestants (so sign-up early!).
-No cap on kids.

Kati Coe

Kati Coe
Kati Coe is thrilled to make her return to Ocean City Comic Con! Since the last time we saw her at the 2019 show, she's been busy running Red Bandana, a comic, toy and gaming shop that she owns with her husband. When she's not pricing comics or cleaning out N64 cartridges, Kati can be found hunting for Jurassic Park dinos, or in her craft room covered in eva foam dust. Excited to be back, she has also enjoyed hosting panels that highlight tips and tricks for cosplay construction, as well as discussions on cosplay community inclusivity. http://lovekaticoe.storenvy.com/
https://www.facebook.com/LoveKatiCoe
https://www.instagram.com/katicoe/

Sharon Rose

Sharon Rose
Sharon Rose is a Pennsylvanian cosplayer, published author, plus-size model, comics lover, and all-around geek girl recognized for her award-winning EVA foam armor and paint detailing. Her work has been showcased in Marvel’s digital series Marvel Becoming: Captain Marvel, on the cover of Cosplay Culture magazine, and in numerous geek culture media including Marvel.com and SciFiNow. As a Plaid FX® product ambassador and an administrator for SheProp! (a prop making and costume forum exclusively for women, trans, and nonbinary makers), she loves to encourage creativity and teach others to find joy in crafting their fandoms.
http://www.instagram.com/sharonrosecosplay
http://www.facebook.com/sharonrosecosplay
http://twitter.com/sharonrosecos
http://sharonrosecosplay.storenvy.com

Ally Blaze

Ally Blaze
Ally Blaze has been a fixture on the east coast convention scene for over three and a half years. You may recognize her from her most popular cosplays; Marvel's X23 or DC's Nightwing. “Cosplaying is an amazing hobby for me that allows me to meet new people and share the same passion with others that love it as much as I do. Cosplaying has made a huge impact on my life. I not only made some great friends within the community, but I also met the love of my life that shares the same passion too.”
https://www.facebook.com/Ally-Blaze-Cosplay-563614717362570/
https://www.instagram.com/ally.blaze/

Lady J

Lady J
Lady J is a Philadelphia based published Cosplayer. She believes cosplay is so important because it allows people to share experiences and express their creative/artistic sides. It also allows us to share our favorite heroes/villains and share the positive effect these stories of heroism can have on an individual. Lady J not only cosplays for those reasons but to spread Cospositivity: acceptance to all shapes, sizes, colors, genders, skill level etc. and to use it to help spread the word and fundraise for charities. She along with Kevin D cosplay help to create the cosplay charity group known as the Philadelphia Avengers. Lady J is also a member of the Philadelphia Power Rangers where she is known as Philly Yellow. This love for Power Rangers led her to help start the first all Power Ranger Convention in the Philadelphia Area, called Ranger Station where she co-owner. Lady J is also the owner of Lady J Nerdy Shop, whose mission statement is to bring geeky goodness to everyone at affordable prices.
instagram.com/ladyjcosplay
www.facebook.com/ladyjcosplayphilly
twitter.com/ladyj_cosplay

Fanbustion

Fanbustion
Fanbustion has been cosplaying professionally since 2017. It all started with a fun & simple cosplay of Jessie from Pokemon and she has fallen in love with the artistry of cosplay ever since. As for performance experience, she has been apart of many plays/ musical productions. Fanbustion has been lucky enough to be apart of the SU momocon 2018 panel, BCC SU panel, & BCC Abraclodabra performance. She has been apart of several costume contests and have won 1st place in 3 of them.
www.facebook.com/Fanbustion/

Ghostiee Muffinn Cosplay

Ghostiee Muffin Cosplay
Ghostiee Muffinn Cosplay is a video game, anime, and cosplay enthusiast. As a cosplayer of eight years she enjoys the challenge of building a new costume, however; her favorite part is meeting new faces in the cosplay community. By using a variety of mediums from fabric, to foam and worbla she builds intricate replicas or original designs. Outside of cosplay, Ghostiee enjoys weight training and modeling in photoshoots! https://linktr.ee/ghostieemuffinncosplay

Where? When?

Roland E. Powell Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy. Ocean City, MD 21842

Sat. Dec. 10th 2022

Admission: $12

Kids 9yo & younger free w/ paying adult, $1 off in Costume, $1 off with a non-perishable food item for Diakonia.

Ocean City Comic Con!