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Welcome to the 5th Annual Captain Green Lantern Competition! If you are a member of the LGBTQIA community, you are welcome and encouraged to register to compete for the prestigious title of CAPTAIN GREEN LANTERN!

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Compete to represent the LGBT+ community at

Comic Book conventions & Special events!

(click logo to download the PDF application)

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A Virtual LGBTQ+ Cosplay Contest, in 3 parts, presented by LGBT HQ, Skin Tight USA, New York Comic Con,  and THIRD EYE COMICS, Prizes from Awesome Con, Katsucon, Blerdcon, and New York Comic Con!

WINNER RECEIVES:

  • Custom Competition Super Suit

  • Contest Ring 

  • Contest Sash

  • Custom Green Lantern Gauntlet / Bracer

  • Exclusive Tickets to Comic Book Conventions and special events for the 2019 - 2020 season.​​

    • KATSUCON ’21

    • AWESOMECON ’21

    • D.C. PRIDE ’21

    • BLERDCON ’21

    • NEW YORK COMIC CON '21

    • GREEN LANTERN COMPETITION '21 (TO CROWN NEXT YEARS WINNER) & MORE!

The winner will be a representative for #Education, #Advocacy, #Activism, #Empowerment, and #BodyPositivity.

The top 3 will receive prize packages from all of our various sponsors and the option to be a cosplay ambassador for LGBT HQ at comic book conventions.

THE CONTEST PARAMETERS:

PARTICIPANTS MUST SEND IN APPLICATIONS BEFORE SEPTEMBER 20, 2020.

Participants will be judged in the following 3 Categories, provide an outfit of their own that fits the category/theme, as well as answer a question. In the final “crowning” round, the participant will wear the outfit of their choice. 

CONTESTANTS MUST VIDEO RECORD ALL COSPLAYS AND QUESTIONS.

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS MUST BE UPLOADED BY OCTOBER 1 THE LATEST!

** Note ** Cosplay/costumes DO NOT have to be green the Green Lantern DC Comics mythos, except where specifically stated in the task.

 

  •  Convention Wear:

    • The contestant must wear a Superhero Cosplay outfit that would be acceptable at any comic book and/or cosplay convention. The question will revolve around their presentation and portrayal of the bar at Convention and Philanthropic LGBTQ Events. 

(All recognizable superhero/villain/video game characters are acceptable, as well as personally created characters)

 

  • Nightlife/club life (outerwear):

    • Anything from Fetish to Nightclub to Drag, Etc. Must fit the LGBT nightlife and be Green Lantern inspired. The question will revolve around gay nightlife and events. Anything from Fetish to Nightclub to Drag, Etc. Must fit the LGBT nightlife and be Green Lantern inspired. The question will revolve around gay nightlife and events.

  • ​​​ Underwear/Sexy Super Gear . . . Nuff’ Said.

    • Inspired by but not limited to Cotton, Spandex, Bodypaint, etc. Stipulation to be determined.

(Question is TBD)​​​

 

Note: LGBT HQ, Skin Tight USA do not provide contestants with their costumes for the competition.

The videos will be edited together with the Judges and premiere via YouTube and Discord on Thursday, October 8, During New York Comic Con 2020. The final points for the contestants are collected from viewers on discord. The Crowning will be held on Saturday, October 10, Via Discord panel with the judges, the finalists, previous Captain Green Lanterns, and the Winner of this year's competition!

Responsibilities of

Captain Green Lantern 

The winner of the Green Lantern Competition will be crowned "Captain Green Lantern" for a full calendar year. Responsibilities and obligations attached to the title are as follows:

  • Have a full social media presence and participate in community outreach of their own design.

  • In the era of COVID 19, the title-holder has two options to fulfill their convention responsibilities.

    • Host an online social media campaign event for the weekend of the convention.

    • Attend all conventions listed for at least 1 full day in full "Captain Green Lantern" cosplay.

      • The winner is responsible for maintaining said costume and props for convention use. 

  • Make yourself available during said day or duration of the convention for photo opportunities and panel participation, should the convention or LGBT HQ have need of your representation.

  • When attending conventions, note that you are representing the LGBTQ+ and diversity community. You are considered a role model, during the convention, promoting the ideals of education, advocacy, activism, empowerment, and body positivity, and your behavior should reflect such ideals.

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