ICG Guidelines

ICG Guidelines 2016-07-15T18:40:45+00:00

ConBravo! will be working on a three tiered division system, as well as including youth and out of competition divisions as well.

The divisions and requirements for competition in each division are outlined below, in accordance to the International Costumers’ Guild guidelines. The ConBravo! Masquerade will be following the guidelines as per the revisions of January 2010.

Out of Competition
+ Commissioned or store bought costume can be presented at ConBravo!, however they will not be judged and hence not eligible for any awards in either the workmanship or presentation divisions.


Junior/Youth
+ A child wearing a costume designed and built entirely by an adult should be entered either in the adult’s appropriate skill division or entered as an exhibition (out of competition) piece.


Novice
+ Professional costumers may not enter in the Novice division.
+ A contestant who has competed and won in any division other than Novice at an international competition may not enter in the Novice division.
+ A contestant who has won “Best in Show” or “Best Novice” at an international competition may not enter in the Novice division.
+ A contestant who has won numerous major awards in the Novice division at international competitions is encouraged to enter in the Journeyman division
+ Awards won at regional competitions may be counted towards division placement at the discretion of the costumer and the masquerade director.
+ Minor awards may be counted towards placement at the discretion of the costumer.


Journeyman
+ Professional costumers may not enter in the Journeyman division.
+ A contestant who has competed and won in the Master division at an international competition may not enter in the Journeyman division.
+ A contestant who has won “Best in Show” or “Best Journeyman” at an international competition may not enter in the Journeyman division.
+ A contestant who has won more than three major awards in the Journeyman division in international competition may not enter in the Journeyman division.
+ Awards won at regional competitions may be counted towards placement at the discretion of the costumer and the masquerade director.
Minor awards may be counted towards placement at the discretion of the costumer.


Master
+ Any competitor may enter in the Master division.


If at any point there are questions regarding the masquerade you would like cleared up, please do not hesitate to email the Masquerade Director (masquerade@conbravo.com).