Gateway Hotel & Conference Center

Ames, IA 50010

Tel: 515-663-6963

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Costume Contest

General rules for costumes at NLX, and info about the contest/masquerade event on our main stage!

Costumes are welcome, and encouraged, at Next Level Expo. Please review the basic venue and costume guidelines, which apply to every attendee (in costume or otherwise.) If you want to enter the Costume Contest/Masquerade, see both forms below!

**you may email completed forms to, drop them off when you register, or fill them out at any point prior to the masquerade on Saturday. Forms accepted until we reach capacity for entries!