Masquerade Guidelines

Divisions

  • Novice:
    Beginner level
  • Artisan:
    Contestant with experience
  • Out-of-Competition:
    Contestant who just wants to participate for fun!

Instructions for Entrants

  • Fill out form at signing area at lounge near Registration Desk
  • Have audio file ready in a USB
  • After registration, please meet in Room 222 (basement level) at 4:20 SHARP!
  • Workmanship judging will take place prior to performance
  • Please remember to pick up USB

Rules

  • NO microphones are permitted
  • NO lasers, open flame, powder, fire, and/or open flashes
  • NO disposal of waste on stage
  • NO explicit nudity
  • NO real firearms, projectile weapons, and/or blades. (If your costume has a weapon, please refrain from excessive and dangerous movement with consideration of stage)
  • Only ONE entry is permitted by entrant/group
  • Professionals are not eligible for awards, but may participate in “Out-of-competition”
  • All entries have a limit of 45 seconds
  • The directors have the right to remove entrants if danger to audience or other reasons that will cause harm to the public
  • FAILURE TO APPEAR ON TIME MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION
  • Commissioned costumes require the signed consent of costume designers
  • Please respect the final decisions of the judges. Awards may not be awarded if judges do not feel entrants are deserving of award
  • NO EXCEPTIONS CAN BE MADE TO THESE RULES
  • FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THE RULES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION
  • Have fun!