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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

Welcome to SakuraCon’s 2017 AMV Contest. Last We had over 2000+ attend the main contest screening and a full AMV Room for the Replay (so about 3000 people say the contest). For the 2017 Contest Rules and to submit an entry (You will have to create a...

Costume Contest

Sakura-Con 2017 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

WIN A PLAYSTATION 4 AT THE EXTREMELY HARD TAKE-HOME ANIME QUIZ! This is a multiple-choice, open-book, take-home quiz that begins on the Sakuracon site three weeks before the convention. You can look up anything you want to get the answer. The questions...

Karaoke Contest

Want to be Karaoke Idol of Sakura-Con 2017? Sakura-Con’s 2017 Karaoke Contest is now 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 r...

Mascot Contest

Contest Rules for Sakura-Con 2018 Mascot General Guidelines The Mascot should reflect the spring theme of Sakura-Con. Submitted art must contain no background, be full body characters, and should be 8.5" X 11" size or larger and at least 300dpi...

Mecha & Gundam Model Contest—Sponsored by Kotobukiya

Sakura Con is hosting its first Mecha & Gundam Model Contest! Open to all levels of builders, from beginner to experienced. Prizes to winners are provided by sponsors Kotobukiya. Have a piece that you built in the last 2 years? Bring it. Bought...

Opening Ceremonies Video Contest

Attention all AMV creators and video editors! Enjoy making videos? Love Sakura-Con? Want to help get people pumped up? Why not try your hand at making us a video for our Opening Ceremonies? We want our opening video to start Sakura-Con off right, and...

Scavenger Hunt

As you explore everything the expanded Sakura-Con has to offer this year, keep an eye out for the QR codes that have been hidden throughout the con. Starting Friday morning, scan one to begin the hunt and receive clues to their locations. Follow the clues...

Skit Contest

Skit Contest Sakura-Con 2017 Skit Contest Rules This is a contest of on stage perfomance based on themes from anime and videogames! Dazzle the audience and the judges with your creative performances. Music, Dance, Acting,  Choreographed fight scenes, ...