The first ever NorCal Cosies have come and gone, but not first without lots of fun and great people. The event was a brillaint way to bring the red carpet to geeks in Northern California. The Cosies brought a fun free mini-con with everything you could want from a convention, and a wonderful awards ceremony to honor not only cosplayers but the photographers and more. The event also helped the local community by raising right around $1425.00 for Haven’s Women Center of Stanislaus Co.
The categories for awards were as follows:
Photography Top 3:
Perry “Agent P” Louie
Presented by Jennifer Golden & Nick Silva
Children’s Top 3:
Prented by Neil & Jaden Rafanan and Autumn Shea
Teen Top 3:
Presented by Alexah Garcia & Fendando Quintana
Adult Top 3:
Presented by Scott Simpson
Over Thirty Top 3:
Presented by Gerals Shea Jr.
Plus Size Top 3:
Presented by Marisa Garcia
Group Cosplay Top 3:
Dynamic Cosplay Couple
The Cryton Family
Isabell & Joseph
Presenter Douggary Grant
Hair & Make Up:
Evil Queen Cosplay
Jaye Lee Vocque
Prenters Rachel Bose & Elizabeth Quall
Craftsmanship Top 3:
Prented by Jonessa Santos
Professionals Top 3:
Presented by Avery Klemm
The 2016 NorCal Cosies Award Winners are:
Toria Costuming, Design and Cosplay
Dynamic Cosplay Couple
Hair & Make-up:
We would like to say thanks not only to Modesto-Con for bringing us this fun new event, but everyone else involved for bringing this great new event to life from the cosplayers and photographers to all the behind the scenes friends and family and guests that made it out. We can’t wait for the next one, but until then we look forward to seeing everyone at Modesto-Con on July 9th and 10th.
You can see our first gallery from the NorCal Cosies Meet and greet here, and some from Cosie Con here.
Read the full press release from the NorCal Cosies below:
Modesto-Con’s Cosie Weekend at the Westside Theatre January 9th was a great success raising $1425.00 for Haven’s Women Center of Stanislaus Co.
Modesto-Con brought to the Westside Theatre in Newman, CA, the first ever Awards show of it’s kind, the NorCal Cosies, along with a Mini Con(Cosie Con) during the day that had nearly 650 people in attendance over the 5 hours.
The NorCal Cosies kicked off at 6pm sharp, with 10 categories with 3 contestants with a capacity crowd who were also the judges. The only trouble anyone had was in choosing who the winners would be.
Carrie Shea and Nick Silva kept the night flowing and the crowd entertained, along with special dance performances by Spotlight Dance Company.
See you all July 9th and 10th at the Modesto Centre Plaza, for Modesto Con.
Here are your 2016 NorCal Cosies Award Winners:
Photographer: Luke Cheng
Child: Annalynn Fernandez
Teen: Toria Costuming, Design and Cosplay
Adult: Catrina Wimmer
Over 30: April Victorine
Plus: Alissia Williams
Group: Dynamic Cosplay Couple
Hair & Make-up: Arther Arroyo
Craftsmanship: Steve Cardoso
Professional: Luc Luzzo
Special thanks to all the cosplayers, the Westside Theatre, Mattos Newspaper, B93, Rock96.7, Spotlight Dance Company, CrownAwards.com, Jay’s Trophy Shop. 501st Legion, Avery Klemm, Margarita Marie Guzman, NorCal Capn’Jack, 10nant Cosplay. Skye Radd. SacLord, Cosplay Chunky Girl Comics, Cosplay Havens, Dr. Daryl Frazetti, Powers Productions, Sunblest, Belladonna’s Cupboard, G33k-Hq, the Geek Fashion Show, all the vendors. volunteers, family and fans who make these event possible.