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It wouldn’t be Ohayocon without our signature events! These are fan-favorite staples that you can’t miss.

Covid considerations

We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will make adjustments to our signature event availability as things change.

K-pop/J-pop Dance Competition
Watch dance groups and soloists impress the judges with their moves! Participants will record dance routines between two and four minutes, and be judged across four criteria: energy, entertainment value, precision, and expression.

Applications are available now and due Nov. 13; no exceptions!

Cosplay Expo
The main cosplay event! Watch our contestants show off costumes and performances and see who will be crowned winners. If you would like to participate, you can learn more about it on the Cosplay Expo page.

Cosplay Lip Sync
Do you think you got what it takes to lip sync with the bestest, baddest cosplayers at Ohayocon? This informal contest hosts YOU lip syncing and performing in front of a live audience for the chance to win prizes. Bring your music, bring your props and cosplay, and get ready to battle!
Fantasy Ball
A room of swirling gowns and quick feet; the Formal Ball is your chance to sweep your partner away in a night of classical ballroom dancing. Timeless music and dashing outfits will make this event one to remember. Proper formal attire is required!

J-Fashion Jamboree
Join us as we celebrate all the unique fashion styles that Japan has to offer. Meet, mix and mingle with others interested in Japanese Fashion. Make friends, trade tips about Japanese fashions, and relax from the hustle and bustle of crowded convention hallways.

Pajama Jam
A low key event for who seek to escape the world of adulting. Make new friends, play fun games, nom yummy snacks, and listen to chill music. Pajamas or Kigurumi encoraged. There is a costume contest, so dress to impress!
Scavenger Hunt
Get ready to hunt! Sign up on Friday or Saturday (teams of up to three (3) people) to acquire your checklist! The first to complete the hunt will earn some awesome prizes! This is a picture-based game which requires either a cell phone or digital camera to participate. A list of rules and details will be available at sign ups.
Bad Dad Jokes Contest
Are you the King of Bad Dad Jokes? Do you make everyone groan with your encyclopedic knowledge of Popsicle Stick quality zingers? Come and put your skills to the test! Battle, one on one, with other Dad Joke connoisseurs! If you are crowned the winner you will leave with a prize truly fit for a comedic genius of your stature and the title of Bad Dad Joke King!
More Information Coming Soon.