At the Shriners Convention Center 119 in Greenville, SC
(864) 271-1104)
richard@upstatepopexpo.com

Cosplay

4 levels in the contest on Saturday & Sunday.

Signups for the contest will be all-day Saturday and till 12noon on Sunday. Signup table will be outside the main Panel room door. Free to enter the contests, though you will need valid show wristband to participate.

Pre-Judging will be on Sunday 1pm-3pm, with the final part continuing till winners announced.

Organized and run by Misty Yates and Sadie Waycaster.


Handmade: Time to be announced soon

  • Adult Master (75% of costume made by wearer)
  •  Adult Novice
  •  Kids (age 12 & under)

Prizes will be awarded at:
Saturday: Time to be announced on soon
Sunday: Time to be announced on soon


The Cosplay organizers/juges are:

Sadie WaycasterCo-organizer/Judge
Sadie Waycaster
Co-organizer/Judge

Engineer by Day. Superhero by Night. Most widely known for her sewing skills, 
Sadie is an award winning and published cosplayer located in South Carolina. 
Her extensive costume portfolio includes multi-fandoms, and her most recent 
work includes Disney’s Briar Rose (pictured), Marvel’s Gwenom, and an original 
pinup design based on The Little Mermaid. She also enjoys volunteering as a 
superhero with local team SC Upstate Heroes as well as blogging and vlogging 
in order to share her knowledge and adventures in costume design with others. 

David HillmerJudge
David Hillmer
Judge

South Carolina based prop-maker and foamsmith David, better known as 
NoSpaceship, has been cosplaying since 2015. He is pictured here from one of 
his most recent armor builds as Ryo of the Wildfire from Ronin Warriors. 
He has multiple other notable armor builds under his belt including, but not 
limited to, Blizzard Overwatch’ McCree, Rick and Morty’s purge armor, and 
his wife’s, Lady Kitz Cosplay, Blizzard Overwatch’s Brigitte. He has recently 
started sharing his talent through creative live streaming, and has grown 
to Twitch Affiliate.

Misty YatesCo-organizer/Judge
Misty Yates
Co-organizer/Judge

Misty has been cosplaying for over 8 years. She began as an amateur and 
worked up to designing and constructing her own costumes and props. She has 
competed several times with many awards including Best in Show. She now lends her knowledge and expertise as a cosplay judge around the southeast Comicons.