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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...

Cosplay Contest

Sakura-Con 2019 Cosplay Contest Official Rules Come see your favorite characters come to life on stage!  The Sakura-Con Cosplay Contest is a competition for Costume Construction and Cosplay Skits -- a showcase of costumes and stage talent, open to ...

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 2019 Sakura-Con's 2019 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 read the all of the rules carefully before signing up as they have changed significantly. For tips to get you ready for the contest, watch this short video: Karaoke Contest Tips To view our SongBook, visit this page: Karaoke SongBook

Mascot Contest

This Sakura-Con 2019 Mascot Contest info coming soon...

Opening Ceremonies Video Contest

The Sakura-con 2019 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 ...