Cosplay News

Big News Anime Iowa!! Cosplay Contests are in abundance at this year’s Anime Iowa featuring a chibi parade, hall contest, and the mainstage cosplay contest. With these contests come rules – NEW RULES! Please be sure you have brushed up on the new rules on our website and if you have any questions, reach out to the cosplay contest coordinators at

Online sign up for the mainstage cosplay contest will open on May 14th and will close July 9th or once all 40 online spots have been claimed. A select amount of spots will be saved for at-con sign up.

You can find the new rules for all three contests at