Lusca, Fantastic, Film Fest, Sci-Fi movies, Fantasy movies, Horror movies, Thriller movies, Adventure movies, Anime movies, Dark Comedy movies, Animation movies, Gore movies and Cult movies.

Entries where the pet seems uncomfortable or distressed, or contains anything that could be considered cruelty will NOT be accepted. Only one entry per pet please.


All entries must include ALL the information/photos listen below; entries must be submitted at:


1. Name of participating pet;

2. Full name (first and last name)  of the “Pet Parent”;

3. Contact Email, Phone number, and address;

4. Name of Cosplay character;

5. Name of series/movie/video video game that the character is from;

6. Photograph of you (can be normal attire) with your pet IN COSPLAY (used as proof of ownership);

7. Photograph of your pet (alone) IN COSPLAY (for publication/competition). Entries where the pet seems uncomfortable or distressed, or contains anything that could be considered cruelty will NOT be accepted.

Recommended photo size is:  4”x6” - 5”x7” @ 200 - 300dpi. Photos cannot exceed 2mb.


 There will be four (4) Winning Categories for the Pet Cosplay Contest: 

     Funniest Cosplay - Selected by Judges 

     Most Creative Cosplay - Selected by Judges 

     Best Cosplay Overall - Selected by Judges 

     People’s Choice - The Pet that receive the most "LIKES" on Facebook

Judging Criteria: Entrants will be judged on creativity, humor, character, charisma & uniqueness. The judges’ decisions will be final.


All winners will receive a Purina® goods gift basket


Please read these rules before entering the LUSCA Pet Cosplay Contest ("Contest"). By submitting an entry, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of LUSCA and the judges, and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements.


All Cosplay Photos submitted as part of the contest must comply with the following Content Guidelines. Any Cosplay Photo that violates these guidelines will not be eligible to be judged or awarded a prize.


- All entries must be received to us by 11:59PM December 3, 2017.

- We will post all accepted entries to be voted on December. 5th on our LUSCA Facebook Fan Page. 

- Voting will end Sunday, December10th by 11:59PM

- The winners will be announced on December 13, 2017 at the Lusca’s Awards Gala.

Winners also will be announced on LUSCA's website and Facebook Fan Page. All decisions are final. Contest is open to U.S. residents over the age of 18. Winners will need to pick up their prize at Lusca’s Awards Gala to be held December 13, 2017.


The Cosplay Photo must:

a. Be taken solely by the entrant;

b. To be considered, your pet should be dressed in an appropriate Cosplay Character.

c. Entries where the pet seems uncomfortable or distressed, or contains anything that could be considered cruelty will NOT be accepted. 

d. Props may be included in your photo but are not necessary.

e. Not be photoshopped (cropping photos is permitted); 

f. Use proper lighting to allow judges to clearly view the Cosplay;

g. Not  contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property

rights, or that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement of any person, business, or group;

h. Not contain text or imagery that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by the contest producers in its sole discretion);

i. Not include threats (expressed or implied) to any person, place, business, or group;

j. Not name or depict any real life third party without his/her permission;

k. Not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the Cosplay Photo is created.

LUSCA is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible or misdirected Cosplay Photos, which will be disqualified/not counted (as applicable), or for any error, whether human, technical or otherwise. LUSCA reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Contest, such as using automated submission or image generation/capture software, or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.  


By submitting photos to the contest, you verify that you are the copyright holder for each photo submitted and have the legal authority to assign reprint rights to LUSCA for this contest and all future purposes. By entering, you agree to allow LUSCA to display your submitted photos and related bio information on LUSCA websites including Facebook and all Social Media, Newsletter, and any/all web sites and or projects advertisement that LUSCA may use in the future.



By submitting his or her Cosplay Photo as part of this Promotion, each entrant acknowledges and agrees to the following:

a. Entrant irrevocably grants LUSCA, its agents, licensees and assigns the unconditional and perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the Cosplay Photo or any part thereof as-is or edited (with or without using any entrant’s name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation or approval from any entrant or any other party;

b. Entrant forever waives any rights of copyrights, trademark rights, privacy rights and any other legal or moral rights that may preclude the LUSCA’s use of the Cosplay Photo, or require any entrant’s permission for LUSCA to use the Cosplay Photo;

c. Entrant agrees not to instigate, support, maintain or authorize any action, claim or lawsuit against the LUSCA on the grounds that use of the Cosplay Photo, or any derivative works thereof, infringes any rights that any entrant or third party may have as creator (or co-creator) of the Cosplay Photo including, without limitation, copyrights, trademark rights and moral rights;

d. Entrant irrevocably grants LUSCA, its agents, licensees and assigns an unconditional, worldwide, royalty-free and perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to use the entrant’s name, image, voice and other likenesses that are shared with LUSCA as part of entrant’s participation in the Promotion, in any media now known or later invented for any commercial purpose, including without limitation advertising or marketing of LUSCA’s products and services, without further compensation or the right to approve such uses.


Participation in the contest constitutes the participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of LUSCA, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Does your Pet like to dress in Cosplay?

Enter the 1st Annual Lusca Pet Cosplay Contest!