Event Information

Save the date for the first annual Yokota-Con!

19 Oct 2019 • 1-6 p.m. • Taiyo Community Center

Cosplay • Voice Actors • Live Entertainment • Static Displays • Competitions

Stay tuned for more details!

Art Contest

Enter your comic-inspired art for the chance to win a Ninebot Segway, 3D printer, MacBook or iPad. Over $3,000 in prizes!
Entry Mediums
2D Art

Photos, drawings, paintings, etch-a-sketch, embroidery, quilting or any such art expressed on a flat surface. All interpretative artwork must be accomplished by the submitter and be an original creation or re-envisioned masterpiece based on a comic book, movie or TV series, video game, anime/manga, fantasy or a completely unique super hero or fictional character.

3D Art

Ceramic/clay sculpture, wood construction/carving, plastics, Legos, confectionary, paper, 3D print or other material molded as a free-standing object. 3D printed entries must be painted and made to become an original creation. All interpretative artwork must be accomplished by the submitter and be an original creation or re-envisioned masterpiece based on a comic book, movie or TV series, video game, anime/manga, fantasy or a completely unique super hero or fictional character.

Rules & Regulations

Eligibility

Active duty military, civilians (U.S. and Local National), retirees and family members assigned to a U.S. Military Installation in Japan. Must have the ability to physically bring the entry form to the Yokota Arts & Crafts Center.

Categories

Applicants will compete within their age group (ages 0–12 and ages 13 & up) and creative medium (2D or 3D). Contestants may submit up to two separate entries per medium category.

Restrictions

Art can be a store-bought or pre-constructed item providing significant changes have been made (e.g., painting shoes to become an original creation); it cannot be a loaded or purchased source material for simple construction (e.g., store-bought superhero figurine, object created from a 3D mold or Lego spaceship built via instructions).

Submissions

Entries will be accepted 1–27 Sep 2019. All entries must be brought to the Arts and Crafts Center Photo Studio no later than 6 p.m. on Friday, 27 Sep 2019.

A completed entry form, to include the submission title, media category and contestant contact information must be attached to each submission.

Viewing

2D and 3D artwork submissions will be displayed at the Arts and Crafts Center for viewing and “People’s Choice” voting from 1 Sep–16 Oct, 2019.

Contest Announcement

Winners will be announced at Yokota-Con on October 19, 2019 at the Taiyo Community Center from 1–6 p.m.