Are you a crafty person, or perhaps nimble with your words? Whether you are simply a beginner or an adept expert at either of those, the Contests Department invites everyone to participate in the two contests that are going on right now.
Mixed Up! is an art contest where the object isn’t to draw or paint a picture, but to craft one together using paper, glue, glitter, pasta, fabric, or whatever you have lying around. If you remember doing macaroni art back in early elementary and want to it another go, or just simply enjoy making messes, then this is the contest for you.
A Tiny Tale is our writing contest, where we are giving our attendees the ability to write the official back story behind our theme, “The Dark Carnival of Pigs.” The catch though is that you have to keep it at one hundred words or less. It is easy to come up with an idea, but the real challenge lies in communicating it within those restraints.
So come one, come all to participate in these two amazing contests. Further rules and details are found in the forum threads linked above. And to all of our participants, we wish you the best of luck.
Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm, and AnimeIowa is no exception. The Marriott Hotel is lucky enough to have two Gyms and a plethora of Pokéstops just outside along the Iowa River Landing Sculpture walk. We invite con-goers to compete over control of those two gyms, and will offer badges to any players who manage to get their gym up to level 10. And starting at 10 a.m. on Friday the first two players to be the leaders of either gym when it gets to level 10 will be named that gym’s Official Leader and get a free t-shirt! Stop by the Pokémon Go desk next to the AnimeIowa Info Desk to learn more, and grab a piece of Pidgey candy.
For more information, please see the forum thread!
Tell us your fictional, AnimeIowa story in 100 words or less! Micro-Fiction is a very abbreviated story that is often difficult to write, and even harder to write well. Ernest Hemingway mastered this in his 6 word micro-story: “For Sale: Baby shoes. Never Worn.” Be our AnimeIowa Micro-Story Master and win Prizes!! Details Here: http://www.animeiowa.com/cgi-bin/smf/index.php/topic,10399.0.html
This year’s convention theme is AnimeIowa Levels Up! Celebrating the 20th year of AnimeIowa! So we invite everyone to take a deep breath, focus their chakra, and enter our…:
“Buu-chan Levels Up” Forum Art Contest
We need you to show us how Buu-chan (our cosplaying piggy mascot) levels up or transforms. Is Buu-chan a powerful fighter, increasing his energy when necessary? A magical pig, changing in time of crisis? A gamer, advancing his character? Or just going hog wild? Unleash your art skills and amaze us with Buu-chan’s evolution, to win fame and cash prizes! For full contest details, please visit our contest info thread on the AnimeIowa Forums.
Both advanced craftsmen and beginners alike can enter their Dolls, Model Kits, Gunpla, Figure Kits and more. Any age can enter! Our distinguished panel of judges will decide on the winners in multiple categories. Awesome prizes will be awarded.
For rules and entry form, please see http://animeiowa.com/events/animeiowa-mini-festival-and-contest/
Staying at the Marriott for AI 2015? Wondering exactly what we could possibly do to make your hotel stay just as great as the convention itself??
You’re in just the right place! The Marriott is throwing two contests for this year! These contests apply to any Marriott reservation terminating on Sunday, and that’s a lot of excitement for quite a few of our attendees! Click here: Marriott 2015 Contest! for details!
Or, you can view the document below!
Document: Marriott Contest
It’s time! His ninja training is complete. For this year’s Forum Art Contest, we invite you to join Buu-chan on a very dangerous mission! Of course we have prizes, with a very special one for our first place winner. We also know this…
Buu-chan had trained for years, mastering dozens of martial arts and fusing them into a style uniquely his own. His porcine body was honed to perfection, every part a potential weapon. Ancient masters had taught him how to use the shadows, employ fear, and focus his internal fire to power his attacks. Buu-chan had become ninja, and he knew he was ready to begin the mission.
But we need YOU as an artist to show us the mission! Did Buu-chan find fame as a undetectable assassin? Was he less of a fighter and more of a mysterious lover? Was the mission a comedy rather than an action-packed success? CLICK HERE
for details, to join Buu-chan on his ninja mission, or to watch from a safe distance! But the Legend of Buu-chan the Ninja MUST be told!
The AMV contest is now open for submissions! Please use this page to review the rules and submit your video: http://animeiowa.com/events/amv-contest/
AnimeIowa invites all artists to enter our 2013 fan art contest! This year’s theme is:
Buu-chan at Café Ai!
The Forum Team joins forces with AnimeIowa’s very own Maid Café, to ask the question “how would we see Buu-chan at Café Ai?” Would he be a Maid or Butler? Would be he the one being served the delicious sweets? Or would he be dancing to the Hare Hare Yukai or maybe Gangnam style to entertain the Masters and Mistresses? Show us with your contest art! For full contest details, and to learn about our AMAZING FIRST PRIZE, please visit our contest info thread on the AnimeIowa Forums.