By Rachel Duncan
Conventions are a great place to dress up as your favorite character. Tampa Bay Comic Con was full of costumes from all facets of nerd culture. Many attendees spent a ton of time and effort on their designs. The best of the best competed in TBCC’s annual costume contest for trophies and cash prizes! Check out the pictures of winners and some of the most notable entries below.
Anakin Skywalker & Padme Amidala with their handmade costumes.
Groot and Rocket Racoon!
Squirrel Girl–Winner of the children’s costume contest!
She handmade the costume including her lovely wings.
Best Video Game Costume!
Homemade Fern Gully costumes created with original designs.
Check out the intricate design of this Tooth Fairy costume!
Venom Iron Man – Best in Show Winner!
Inside Out – Winners of Best Group Costume!
These two actually met at Tampa Bay Comic Con a few years prior. Congratulations to the happy couple!
Is that…Rick? Amazing Walking Dead impression!
Deadpool taking a selfie with the crowd
Amazing Warhammer 40k costume
Gender Bender was definitely a crowd favorite!
The Curious Ladies of Alice in Wonderland
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