Blysster Press / Crypticon Seattle Writing Contest

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Blysster Press has been proudly running the yearly writing contest for Crypticon Seattle since 2011! In our continuing effort to bring great books into the world and to help authors of all skill levels learn and grow, we’ve put a lot of time and love into making this contest accessible and fun. Each year’s contest…

Iron Man Art Contest

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Entry to the Ironman Art contest is free with your Crypticon Seattle badge. Info You, the Audience, steer the Artist’s pen or paintbrush! Artists bring their medium to work with. The audience shouts out ideas, and the “title” of the art piece is decided! Artists are given 90 minutes to create a Crypticon Masterpiece! Ballots…

Crypticon Seattle Makeup Competition

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Pictured Above - Taelor Cansler’s winning entry for the 2022 Crypticon Seattle Makeup Competition. This competition features 5 artists applying makeup before a live audience at the convention for fabulous prizes and bragging rights. Stan Winston School of Character Arts returns to sponsor our contest, offering the grand prize winner a full year subscription to…

Costume Contest

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Crypticon Seattle is proud to be the 2023 Cosplay contest sponsor. Entry to the cosplay contest is free with your Crypticon Seattle badge. Prizes 1st place: Cash prize plus Crypticon Seattle Weekend Pass for the following year. 2nd place: Gift prize plus Crypticon Seattle Weekend Pass for the following year. 3rd place: Crypticon Seattle Weekend…