Show off your costume for a chance to win MICA's Annual Costume Contest! The deadline for submissions is 8:30 PM (ET) on Saturday, October 30. 


  • Participants must be current MICA students. 
  • Participants must check-in at the Costume Contest Registration table (at the event) by 8:30 PM at the latest. Check-in begins at 8:00 PM
  • Participants must be present in Falvey Lower Lobby by 8:45 PM to be lined up by number
  • Participants may NOT be under the influence of alcohol or any illegal substance.
  • Participants will walk the stage on two feet.  There will be no slithering, sliding, rolling, running, or jumping on the stage. Performing on stage is permitted. Crowd surfing is not. 
  • Any costume items that are removed during the contest/performance, must be collected by the participant as they exit the stage.  
  • Participants may not discard or throw any items into the crowd during their performance.
  • No liquids, confetti, or other messy substances are permitted.


  • Judges will evaluate ALL costumes based on detail, creativity, and originality. Additionally, judges will look for contestants that best exemplify the categories below. 


  • Best Overall: $75
  • Best Group (2+): $50
  • Best Performance: $25
  • Most Creative: $25
  • Scariest: $25
  • Audience Choice: $50

Sign up HERE for Costume Contest!