Many conventions have costume contests for the adults and some will have a children's portion in their costume contest, Wizard World Comic Cons have a special contest set aside just for the kids on Sunday afternoon.
Even though this was the first year for Wizard World in St Louis, there were more kids in the costume contest than they have at the adult costume competitions at some events.
This young Dr. Who basked in the adulation of the crowd but when the contest was over and he was taken to claim his prize he was crying. His mother said, "He wants to be back on the stage!" as the camera flashed. The fellow is a natural going from tears to "Cheers!" in a flash.
The judges at the Wizard World costume contests tend to be a bit indecisive as the contests consistently result in a tie for first place with no losers.
Fortunately they had a Super stock boy keeping the table filled as the winners selected their prizes.
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