Cosplay and Video Game Contests

Sponsored by Kawaii Kon

Location: Anime Lounge - Pilina Building-Student Lounge  

Hallway Cosplay Contest Information:
  • Registration: 1:00pm - 5:00pm (Registration Form)
  • Voting:: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Winner Announced: 6:00pm on entertainment stage.
Showcase Cosplay Contest Information:
  • Registration: 1:00pm - 5:00pm (Registration Form)
  • Meet in back of entertainment stage: 5:45pm
  • Showcase contest start time: 6:00pm
  • Registration to Kawaii Kon 2018 and cash prizes awarded

Cosplay Costume Contest Rules:

  1. No metal props; cardboard or plastic is acceptable
  2. All ages may enter, however, those under the age of 18 must have their parent/guardian’s written permission
  3. The Maui Matsuri is a family event, so please make sure your costume is appropriate for all ages; revealing clothing will not be allowed
  4. At least 50% of the costume must be homemade (Showcase participants: please be available for pre-judging @4:30pm)
  5. Please be aware that by registering for the Cosplay Contest, you are giving permission to Maui Matsuri to post your picture in the Anime Lounge during the contest and to use your picture for promotional purposes
Video-Gaming Tournament: Puyo Puyo Tetris (Swap Mode)
  • Resistration: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Tournament Start Time: 3:30pm
  • No entry fee, cash prizes awarded


  1. One entry per person; no substitutes
  2. Please respect the equipment you are using; no button-mashing
  3. Please use appropriate language; the Maui Matsuri is a family event and lots of little kids are present
  4. Please be courteous of other players
  5. Please be ready when it is your turn; there is a 2 minute wait time before a player is disqualified

In-Game Rules

  • Swap mode: any character
  • Swap Time: default
  • Quick/Hard Drop: On
  • Hold: On
  • Handicap: Medium
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