SDCC 2013: AS Costume Contest! Win $1K and A Trip to Williams Street!

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San Diego Comic Con is coming. It kicks off July 18th specifically, and Adult Swim will be there, like they are every year. They’ll have a booth, some panels and signings, a fun house in a parking lot, and some free rides to the con like they do every year for SDCC and sometimes NYCC. But, for most of that stuff, there’s no info yet. What is there info for? Well…

Adult Swim is holding a costume contest this year! Dress yourself up all pretty as your favorite characters from AS originals, and Toonami shows, take a picture, and send it to AS either via the contest page, Instagram, or Facebook. Since you’re uploading, and since the contest is going on NOW, it seems like anyone can do it, even if they’re not going to SDCC. Unless you’re in New Hampshire. Them’s the rules. If you’re interested in the contest you should read the rules, by the way.

Here’s the really basic guidelines for the contest:

One person per photo. No group shots.

Follow the rules. Including, but not limited to No illegal activity, no sexually explicit material, no use of intoxicants and no third party logos.

Don’t submit pictures containing personally identifiable information.

Please select costume from the list.

And what’s the list? What can you dress as? Well, anybody from this stuff:

  • 12 Oz. Mouse
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force
  • Assy McGee
  • Black Dynamite
  • The Boondocks
  • The Brak Show
  • Check It Out! With Dr. Steve Brule
  • China, IL
  • Delocated
  • The Drinky Crow Show
  • Eagleheart
  • The Eric Andre Show
  • Fat Guy Stuck in the Internet
  • Freaknik
  • Frisky Dingo
  • Harvey Birdman: Attorney At Law
  • The Heart
  • She Holler
  • Loiter Squad
  • Lucy: Daughter of the Devil
  • Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole
  • Metalocalypse
  • Minoriteam
  • Mongo Wrestling Alliance
  • Morel Oral
  • Off the Air
  • The Restless Bell
  • The Rising Son
  • Robot Chicken
  • Saul of the Mole Men
  • Sealab 2021
  • Shake N’ Bacon
  • Space Ghost Coast to Coast
  • Squidbillies
  • Stiff
  • Stroker & Hoop
  • Superjail
  • Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job!
  • Titan Maxiumum
  • Tom Goes to the Mayor
  • The Venture Bros.
  • Xavier: Renegade Angel
  • You’re Whole
  • Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell
  • The Big O
  • Bleach
  • Casshern Sins
  • Cowboy Bebop
  • Deadman Wonderland
  • Durarara!!
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Naruto
  • Samurai 7
  • Soul Eater
  • Sym-bionic Titan
  • Tenchi Muyo!

Got a Jesus get-up? There’s your Rising Son cosplay! Got a really good Mongo Wrestling Alliance costume you never got to show off? There you go! Have a costume that resembles something from an Off The Air episode somehow? Bingo! Or you could stick to the classics and do your favorite ATHF, Tim & Eric, Naruto, Soul Eater, Bleach, Superjail, or Venture character. It’s all in your hands.

Now, I bet you’re wondering, “what do I get when I win?” Well, first off, that’s pretty brave of you, saying “when”. I like that confidence. Second, you’ll win yourself $1000 and a trip to Williams Street. You’ll get some cash, and then head to Atlanta to visit that special building that not many people get to visit. Check out all the cook knick-knacks, statues, games, art. People, too.

The contest opened yesterday at like 9AM and closes at 11:59:59 PM on July 28th. Anyone in the country and DC is eligible unless they’re from New Hampshire, and you have to be 18 and up to enter. All the legal jargon is over on the official contest page.

So, go forth, click these words, figure your plan out, get your costume together, take a photo, and send it in to Adult Swim for your chance to get some money and a trip to Williams Street.

And if you’re headed to SDCC, get yourself set for the con. All the info so far is on their SDCC site, which includes the contest. Keep at least one eye here on Adult Swim Central, and our Twitter. We’ll let you know once more extensive SDCC info is available (same with NYCC whenever that information becomes available).

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