Four Days of Tabletop Hobby Gaming

Thanks for your interest in the annual Midwest GameFest Cosplay Contest! Needless to say, cosplayers and gamers have a lot in common, and we seek to strengthen those bonds with our annual contest.

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We'll be opening sign-ups for the contest soon. Check back thus summer for details!

Note: We will be posting a map before the convention to help contestants figure out where everything will be and where they should go for event sign-ups and more!


Midwest GameFest is offering cash prizes in a number of categories as well as certificates for a number of other categories. If winners cannot be present to receive their award, the award and prize money will be mailed to them.

Cosplay Ribbons


Judges will be announced later thus summer, so check back soon!

Contest Rules

All cosplay contestants must follow our standard Cosplay Policy in addition to the following:


Look for complete requirements and additional details later this summer.


If you have any questions or concerns about your cosplay, email our Cosplay Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..