This year, Pensacon is holding two cosplay contests, one for adults (ages 13 and older) and one for kids (12 and under). The information on this page is for the Kids Costume Contest. For the Adult Costume Contest, click here.

Date: Sunday, February 25, 2023

Time: Noon – 1:00 pm

Location: Poseidon’s Bay Stage located in the front parking lot of the Pensacola Bay Center.

Sponsored by Papa’s Pizza

Weather permitting.

Kids wishing to participate should have parents fill out this application to reserve a spot. Please arrive by 11:30 am at the stage to be lined up. At least one parent or guardian must be present at all times.

Papa's Pizza's 2024 Kids Costume Contest Registration
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Contestant's Name
Parent's Name
We will notify acceptance of your registration via email. Which email address shall we use?
What is the best phone number for you in case we need to call?
Please describe the costume you will be wearing for competition in detail, including the name of the character you are portraying, and where that character appears in pop culture. (Example: Joker, from the Batman universe.)
Please read and check the box below to acknowledge that you agree to abide by the following:
Any form of harassment of any other cosplay contest participant will result in your immediate disqualification and removal from the Cosplay Contest. This includes but is not limited to ridiculing others or their costumes, verbally disparaging others or their costumes, intimidation or attempts to intimidate, or physical violence against anyone. The Pensacon Cosplay Contest is meant to be a fun event for all participants, regardless of their level of cosplay expertise, and Pensacon will not tolerate any attempts to make it otherwise. Please conduct yourself in a manner that abides by these rules AND the Pensacon Statement of Values.