Con News: Baltimore Comic-Con 2017 Contest Winners!

Gotta love cosplay!  And at Baltimore Comic-Con there’s always a great group of folks giving it their all.  (See: my posts on this year’s ‘con)

So Baltimore Comic-Con has announced the winners of this year’s costume contest, and they’re awesome!

Read on for the full details, including pics of the amazing winners!

Baltimore Comic-Con Announces 2017 Costume Contest Winners

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – September 27, 2017 – The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the winners of our 9th Annual Costume Contest. The contest took place this past Saturday, September 23, 2017 for both amateur and professional adults, and Sunday, September 24, 2017 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 in Show Costume, and the recipient of the $1,000 cash prize, was Matt Yeager for his “Monster Hunter Gen. Dreadking Rathalos” costume.
Special thanks go to everyone who entered the contest and showed their support, as well as to our sponsor, Super Hero Stuff and Masters of Ceremonies, Greg Bell and Patrick Storck!

Winners for this year’s contest include:

 

Professional

Best Overall Costume: Matt Yeager, Monster Hunter Gen. Dreadking Rathalos

Matt Yeager as Monster Hunter Gen. Dreadking Rathalos

 

1st Place: Brad Hallock, 5th Element Police Character

 

Brad Hallock as 5th Element Police Character

 

2nd Place: Kathryn Redfield, Merida

 

Kathryn Redfield as Merida

 

3rd Place: Nile M. Wilson, Queen Ravenna (from Snow White and the Huntsman)

Nile M. Wilson as Ravenna from Snow White and the Huntsman

 

Amateur

1st Place: Sarah Figut, Kraang Sub-Prime
Sarah Figut as Kraang Sub-Prime

 

2nd Place: Brian Parker, Fierce Deity Link
Brian Parker as Fierce Deity Link

 

3rd Place: Jeff Ludthe of Capt. Shanks Cosplay, The Flash

Jeff Ludthe of Capt. Shanks Cosplay as The Flash

 

Best Group:

1st Place: Bartholomew and Jennifer Macasieb, Cowboy Curtis with Conky and Miss Yvonne with Chairy from Peewee’s Playhouse

 

Bartholomew _ Jennifer Macasieb as Cowboy Curtis with Conky _ Miss Yvonne with Chairy from Pee Wee_s Playhouse

 

2nd Place: Jordan Poino and Tam Luckett, Suited Shockwave and Soundwave

 

Jordan Poino _ Tam Luckett as Suited Shockwave _ Soundwave

 

Amateur Kids

Kids Prizes in the Age 12 to Age 17 category: 

1st Place: Olivia, The White Queen from Alice in Wonderland

2nd Place: Claire Marie, Erza Scarlet

3rd Place: Aidan, Cyborg

Kids 12_ Winners

 

Kids Prizes in the Newborn to Age 11 category:

1st Place: Audrey, Ciel Phantom Hive

2nd Place: Shahira, Kanna from Ms. Koboyashi’s Dragon Maid

3rd Place: Keira Pullen, Undyne

Honorable Mention: Declan & Oliver, Charlie Brown & Linus

Kids 0-11 Winners

 

The Baltimore Comic-Con would like to thank our 2017 judges: Maria Bella, Lauren Singleton, Kevin Uribe, Kristina Green, Candice Miller, David Cardin Schmidt, Jacob Dillow, Sam Gras, Casey Sanders, Bambi Galore, Jim Baxter, and Amy and Greg Bell.
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