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


  • Registration Deadline: 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 11th.

  • 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.


  • 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.



  • 1st Place: $200 cash prize

  • 2nd Place: $100 cash prize

  • 3rd Place: $50 cash prize

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


anime trivia league

Test your anime trivia and your friendships with this team event! The Anime Trivia League promises to be a fun and challenging event for the most knowledgable anime fans. Continue reading for the rules of the game. If you and your friends got what it takes, click the button to sign up!


  • Each team must have 3 members. 

  • Deadline: Until all teams are full (8 teams total).

  • No cell phones or other mobile devices allowed during the game. Any team member caught with such devices will automatically disqualify the entire team.

  • Each team gets 30 seconds to answer a question.

  • If a team fails to answer a question within the allotted time or gives an incorrect answer, the opposing team gets a chance to answer.

  • Each team will have a MONSTER REBORN card. If neither team answers the question, you will be given a chance to answer by using the MONSTER REBORN card.

  • No outside help from the crowd or a friend is allowed. Any team seen speaking or attempting to communicate verbally or non-verbally with anyone outside their team members will automatically forfeit the question to the opposing team.

  • In the event of a tie, a “Sudden Death Match” will commence. Teams must select one member to represent them. Each team will have 10 seconds to answer. If you fail to answer a question within the allotted time or gives an incorrect answer, the opposing side gets a chance to answer.

  • In a “Sudden Death Match” scenario, you are not allowed to refer to your team members. Any team caught assisting, yelling out the answer, or nonverbally trying to communicate with their chosen Sudden Death Match member will forfeit the question to the opponent.


The Winning Team will receive a cash prize of $100.





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Tournaments are tentative as of May 27, 2022

Planned Trading Card Tournaments:

  1. Final Fantasy TCG

  2. Cardfight Vanguard TCG. 


Calling all TCG enthusiasts! ROAD TO RECON 2022 will also have a TCG tourney during the event! If you're a CARDFIGHT VANGUARD or FINAL FANTASY, start your training now!

Final Fantasy (Draft tournament format) entry is $25 - which gives you 4 draft packs and 1 for a prize

Cardfight Vanguard will be $7 entry, and that includes 1 entry pack along with prize packs

Sign-up will begin once doors open at 12:00 p.m. at our registration table. Tournaments are set to begin at 2:00 p.m.

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