Our first day at this convention was a success. It started with a slow pace but it picked up steam very quickly and it reached critical mass mid morning.
The exhibition hall was packed by noon and the main ballroom got to maximum capacity on several popular panels including the Cosplay competition.
The Cosplay competition had at least 70 competitors but the pace of the contest was fast fast fast, step on to the stage, hit your mark, go to the front of the stage, hit your mark, come back, exit left.
The judges only stopped about 10 competitors to ask them some questions about their costumes.
At the end of the competition, the selected winners reflected more or less the audience response.
All and all, this was a very good first day, now we will sleep and recharge for tomorrow.