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Scheduled events for Road to RECON 2024

Cosplay Competition

Hosted by Kai Productions

Cash Prizes for the Top 3 Winners​.

2 extra Bonus Points will be awarded!

1 point - Star Wars themed

1 point - Cosplay is 50% or more crafted (handmade)


12:00 PM to 3:30 PM


4:30 PM

No Kai Productions event is complete without a cosplay competition!
Continue reading to find out more about our rules, regulations, and judging criteria.


  • Eligibility: The cosplay competition is open to any competitor entering a costume that has been sourced from works of fiction. Both Western and Eastern sources are eligible to enter!

  • Registrants will appear in the contest in order of registration.

  • Please have a printed copy of your source material (a photo of what character the cosplay is supposed to portray)


  • Participants must sign an Entry Form. This will include initials for media release (optional) and liability waiver (not optional).

  • Interested participants must sign up at the Registration/Info Booth before the registration deadline.

  • Contestants are suggested to submit an electronic image of their source material with their application.

  • No messy substances that might ruin the costume of another contestant will be allowed. If you are wearing body paint or make-up, please make sure it will not come off in casual contact with others.

  • Please remember that we are all here to have fun. Please enjoy yourselves and refrain from doing things that may ruin other attendee’s rights to have a good, safe, and enjoyable time. Failure to do so may result in you being asked to leave the premises.

Judging Criteria

Judging will be based on a stage performance, where contestants will present themselves in front of the judges and a live audience. Cosplay Contest contestants will be judged on the categories described below. The winner and subsequent runner-ups will be announced based on the judges' deliberation from all categories.



    • The performance (includes but is not limited to: dance, song, or pose) that the contestant presents utilizing their cosplay costume.​


    • How detailed or accurate to the actual source material of the costume based on a picture of the source material.


    • A bonus will be awarded based on how much of the cosplay is crafted.

Additional prize packages may be announced prior to the Cosplay Competition.

Lightsaber Competition

Hosted by Grass Hut Armory

There will be two categories:​

  • Kids Division

    • Registration kicks off at 12:00 PM​

    • Competition starts at 1:00 PM

  • Adults Division

    • Registration kicks off at 12:30 PM​

    • Competition starts at 1:30 PM

Registration fee for both divisions is $20.00 per person (cash only), and you must have a RTR wristband to sign up.

Winners from each division will receive a new lightsaber.

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Gaming Tournament

Hosted by Latte Esports League


12:30 PM     Smash Ultimate

♦ 12:30 PM     Tekken 8

♦ 1:00 PM       Street Fighter 6 

Entrance Fee per game:

♦ $5 Online Pre-Registration

♦ $10 Walk-in Registration

You can register at

ONLINE REGISTRATION ends on May 3rd, 2024.

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