Pastimes Grand Prix Information

A Magic: The Gathering Weekend

Pastimes Competitive Event Information for the Magic Masters Series

Costume Contest - Grand Prix Indianapolis - aka GP Halloween!!

  1. Registration for each contestant will be held at the information booth at the entrance to Grand Prix Indianapolis. Please register between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday, October 3oth.
  2. All participants’ costumes are required to abide by all of Pastimes Event policies, or else they may be disqualified from the contest.
  3. All participants will be required to sign a permission/release/waiver form to participate in the costume contest. Minors under 18 years of age may participate in the costume contest only if a permission/release/waiver form is signed by the minor’s legal guardian. You must sign these forms in order to participate.
  4. Parents are required to accompany children 13 years of age and younger during the costume contest.
  5. Costumes will be judged on presentation and creativity.
  6. Purchased, professionally made, or rented costumes may only be entered as exhibition costumes. These costumes may be presented during the contest, but will not be eligible for awards.
  7. No electrical power connections will be provided. If your costume requires power, it must be part of your costume design.
  8. “No costume is no costume.” Public nudity is illegal, so come dressed in a manner that would not violate the law. Please remember that children may be present in the audience.
  9. No dangerous or potentially dangerous props will be allowed. No pyrotechnics, live flames, or smoke generators of any kind. No real weapons of any kind are allowed. This includes any of the weapons listed in the Pastimes Event Policy weapons policy. Compliance with Pastimes weapons policy is expected. Contestants violating this rule will be immediately disqualified, as well as any other repercussions for violating weapons policy.
  10. All awards presented are at the judges’ discretion.
  11. All participants will be allotted approximately 30 seconds to present their costumes for the judges and audience to see. 

There will be 4 categories and a winner for each category will be awarded.
The categories are:

  1. Magic related - 16 and under
  2. Magic related - 17 and older
  3. Non-Magic related - 16 and under
  4. Non-Magic related - 17 and older

Prize for each category is 360 points on the Prize Wall, or $100 - your choice!!



Pastimes isn’t responsible for lost or damaged property.
By entering the costume contest, you agree to the costume contest rules and attendance policy.
Pastimes reserves the right to make changes to these rules at any time.

If you have any questions or comments, please email

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