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Contests

Each year Sakura-con hosts a variety of contests. We accept a wide range of participants, from first time artists to professionals, as long as you’re a registered member. There are a variety of prizes and categories, and room for everyone to compete. Many of these contests require entry deadlines prior to the convention, so check for updates!

AMV Contest

Sakura-Con’s AMV contest is an event for fans to showcase their creative talents in the form of music videos. The Contest is open to anyone, be they amateur or professional. Attendance is not required, but is strongly encouraged. Submissions signups a...

Costume Contest

Sakura-Con 2018 Costume Contest Rules This is a contest of craftsmanship, skill and creativity in the construction of costumes from anime and video games! Contestants will be judged based on the quality of the costumes created, as well as how closely...

Extremely Hard Take-Home Anime Quiz

This is a multiple-choice, open-book, take-home quiz that begins on the Sakura-con site three weeks before the convention. You can look up anything you want to get the answer. The questions are so hard that you probably will not know any of the answers...

Karaoke Contest

Sakura Con Idol 2018 Want to be the Karaoke Idol of Sakura Con 2018?! Sakura-Con's 2018 Karaoke Contest is a two-part karaoke idol contest. You must have a badge to attend Sakura-Con both Friday and Saturday to participate in this contest. Please...

Mascot Contest

Welcome to the Sakura-Con Mascot Contest. Submissions will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on  March 14th, 2018  and will only be accepted electronically. No entries will be accepted after this point. For a complete copy of the rules, please see the Contest Rul...

Opening Ceremonies Video Contest

The Sakura-con 2018 Opening Ceremony Video Contest is now OPEN! Your entry could be featured in our Opening Ceremony! Creators of the winning entry will be awarded 2 complimentary memberships*.

Mecha Modeling

Come visit the Mecha Modeling Room 214 for open build time, skill building and tutorials (check the programming schedule), and a Mecha Building Contest! The room will be open Friday from 10am to midnight, Saturday from 9am to midnight, and Sunday from...

Scavenger Hunt

The Scavenger Hunt returns this year! Starting at 9AM  on Friday , go to www.sakurahunt.org/play  and start finding the QR codes hidden around the con. Find all 12 and get an exclusive mascot pin! No smartphone? No problem! Go to the Info Booth on ...

Skit Contest

Sakura-Con 2018 Skit Contest Rules This is a contest of on stage performance based on themes from anime and videogames! Dazzle the audience and the judges with your creative performances. Music, Dance, Acting,  Choreographed fight scenes, and all other ...