Kumoricon 2022 – 20 Year Celebration
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Come One, Come All,

You are hereby cordially invited to:
2022 KumoriBall
Heroes and Villains

Our annual formal KumoriBall will happen again this year! Dress up as your favorite Heroes or Villains and get ready to dance the night away! The Kumoricon Ballroom team will be offering ballroom classes throughout the event to get you ready for this year's KumoriBall!

Dress code will be enforced, so here are some basic guidelines for you to choose your attire:

First and foremost, this is a formal, Heroes and Villains-themed event. Attendees not wearing formal attire will not be admitted.

Accepted formal attire:

  • Suits
  • Slacks
  • Button-up shirts
  • Blouses
  • Capes, and other worldly accepted ceremonial/military attire
  • Formal dresses should be below the knee

Not acceptable attire (will not be able to attend the Ball):

  • Sweats/jeans/leggings without an outer layer
  • Shorts
    • Unless formal a la knickerbockers
  • Ripped clothing (unless appropriate to the cosplay, e.g. a zombie in a suit)
  • Skirts/dresses above the knee
  • Tube tops / T-shirts / tank tops
  • Swimwear
  • Bulky props / wings / T-rex in a tie, etc.
  • Clothing containing graphic or bigoted language

Due to the theme of this event, a formal rendition of a Hero or Villain outfit/cosplay or accessory is heavily encouraged.

Secondly, shoes must be worn at all times. This is for your safety, as well as convention center rules. No exceptions. Close-toed shoes are advised.

Thirdly, coat check will not be available. Please plan accordingly.
Kumoricon is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items.

Cosplays are permitted, provided they follow the above guidelines.

Exceptions will be made on a limited case-by-case basis at the door. KumoriBall will also have an info booth where people can ask if a costume is appropriate for this event.

For questions, please contact ballroom@kumoricon.org.