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Columbus 2019 Costume Contest

Columbus 2019 Costume Contest

Wizard World's Costume Contest has always been a huge part of our show, and our grandest tradition is about to become even grander! Now Wizard World Columbus attendees can vie for more than just bragging rights! The winner of the 'Best in Show' category at the October 19 event will receive a $10,000 cash prize! While the winners of our other five categories; Best Hero; Best Villain; Best Anime Character; Best Video Game Character; Best Group or Duo, will receive a $500 cash prize! This $12,500 prize pool is making this the largest offering for a Wizard World Costume Contest ever!

Attendees holding a weekend (3-day) or Saturday event admission for Wizard World Columbus may register to participate in the contest, which will be held at the Short North Ballroom at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on Saturday evening. Signup is available at a designated location on the show floor as well as advance registration online here:

Wizard World VIP and Priority ticket holders will have guaranteed reserved seating for this event, all other seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. This Ultimate Costume Contest is only three weeks away, so be sure to get your tickets today!

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