Blizzard Entertainment released details of the BlizzCon 2015 Costume Contest sign-ups, which opened on Wednesday and will remain open until July 22. The annual BlizzCon convention, which started in 2005, is a gathering of some 20,000 video game players who play the video game "World of Warcraft," made by Blizzard Entertainment. reports that all entries in the BlizzCon 2015 Costume Contest must be received by 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 22. The sign-ups will be closed as soon as 100 entrants have registered for the contest. Keep in mind that there are eligibility requirements for all entries.

Blizzard Entertainment reports that these requirements include a ticket for BlizzCon 2015 that was purchased in person. Below are the other eligibility requirements for the BlizzCon 2015 Costume Contest.   

1. Must be a resident of the U.S. and other required countries.

2. Must not be a resident of the Canadian province of Quebec and the following U.S. states: Vermont, Connecticut, North Dakota and Maryland. Those who live in the Australian states of Queensland or Victoria or in the Australian Capital Territory cannot participate in this contest.

3. Must be 13 years old or older as of June 17.

4. The entries must be completed and received by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in a designated format in order to be eligible to win a prize.

5. Only one entry per person will be accepted. There will be four primary winners, and they will be chosen by Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. The winners will be announced at BlizzCon 2015, which will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, on November 6 and 7.


1. First Place Winner: 2 options for prizes

Option A: U.S.$2,500 and a "tribute" in an upcoming Blizzard product, which will be determined by Blizzard in its sole discretion. These might come in the form of a weapon, item or non-player character (NPC) named after the first place winner.

Option B: $3,500

2. Second Place Winner: $2,250

3. Third Place Winner: $1,500

4. Fourth Place Winner: $1,000

Aside from the four primary winners, Blizzard will choose eight qualified entrants as Honorable Mentions. They will each receive $250. Click here and here to learn more about the BlizzCon 2015 Costume Contest.