The 2012 contest was awesome! A big “thank you” to all of our contestants! We had around 350 people in attendance at the presentation and all of the winners were very well received by the audience. Winners will receive their certificate in the mail. They will be mailed out before the end of September, after the Dragon*Con office has a chance to get back to normal operations.
Congratulations to all the winners!
The 10th annual Dragon*Con Masquerade was held Sunday night in the Hyatt’s Centennial ballroom and simultaneously broadcast on DC*TV to all five host hotels. Grant Imahara emceed the evening’s festivities, while the judges included professional costumer and costuming track regular Chris Mueller and New York Times bestseller Sherrilyn Kenyon.
The children’s category was up first, where cute kids with little talent are normally being trotted out wearing costumes in which they have little interest. Conversely, older children with a spark of …
The Awards Committee and Advisors of the Parsec Awards for excellence in speculative fiction podcasting are pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 awards. These awards were presented at Dragon*Con on September 1st, at the annual Parsec Awards Ceremony. This year the ceremony was hosted by Veronica Belmont and Scott Sigler featuring presenters from literature, media, music, and science. The Parsecs are a juried award with open nominations and two rounds of judging by …
And the winners are…
Once again, the Friday Night Costuming Contest was host to a number of stunning costumes. With a focus on craftsmanship, this contest is never short on amazing pageantry. The amount of work and level of detail each contestant has given to their costumes is truly commendable. It was no easy feat choosing the winners.
Taloolah Love and New Orleans John presented the “Pin-Ups By the Pool Costume Contest” Friday 8PM at the Sheraton Hotel pool. Although scheduled for two hours, the first hour consisted of guests wandering around the pool, socializing, cheering when guys cannon-balled into the pool, and taking pictures of the few contestants who mingled with the crowd before the formal viewing and judging portion of the contest.
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