The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the winners of our 7th Annual Costume Contest. The contest took place this past Saturday, September 26th, 2015 for both amateur and professional adults, and Sunday, September 27, 2015 for kids. Visually stunning costumes ranged from classic superheroes to video game and movie characters and beyond, and our contest has proven to be one of the most anticipated events at the show.

This year’s costume contest separated amateur adults from professional adults, and held a separate contest for amateur kids as well.

The grand prize winner for Best Overall Costume in the professional category, and the recipient of the $1,000 cash prize, was Robert Tongue for his “Evil Tin Man of Oz” costume.

The grand prize winner for Best Overall Costume in the amateur category, and the recipient of the $500 cash prize, was Rick Castro for his “Master Chief” costume.

The grand prize winner for Best in Show for kids, and the recipient of the $100 cash prize, was Xavier for his “The Bubbler” costume.
Special thanks go to everyone who entered the contest and showed their support, as well as to our sponsor, and Master of Ceremonies, comedian Joe Bronzi!
Winners for this year’s contest include:

Best Overall Costume: Robert Tongue, Evil Tin Man of Oz


1st Place: Mike Wong, Eragon the Dragon Rider


2nd Place: Tegan Feehery, Kerrigan, Queen of Blades


3rd Place: Sam Pye, Blood Angel Space Marine


Best in Show: Rick Castro, Master Chief


1st Place: Drew Carrington, Space Marine


2nd Place: Brandon Hirsch, Muckman


3rd Place: Ken Hunt Sr., Blackhawk


1st Place: Victoria Krauss, Valka


2nd Place: Alex Harrington, Iron Man


3rd Place: Brittany Souhrada, Lady Sif


Best Group:
1st Place: Bartholomew and Jennifer Macasieb, Robby the Robot and B-9


2nd Place: Kayley Marie, Sharon Rose, and John Brown, Deadpool and his ladies


Amateur Kids
Kids Prizes in the Age 12 to Age 17 category:
1st Place: Lilly, Khajiit


2nd Place: Brendan, Ultron


3rd Place: Hannah, Bipper


Kids Prizes in the Newborn to Age 11 category:
1st Place: Xavier, The Bubbler


2nd Place: Tiz, Batgirl


3rd Place: Mikasa, Attack on Titan


Be sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, because we can’t wait to start making announcements for next year’s show, our biggest yet, which will be held the weekend of September 2-4, 2016!

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