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KumoriBall

You're cordially invited to an adventure at Kumoricon's Fungus Fiefdom Grand Ball, where you can dance the night away, sweep someone off their feet, and/or twirl around the ballroom. The KumoriBall is an eloquent adventure you can embark on to level up your ballroom skills. Lessons will be offered throughout the convention. Our wonderful ballroom staff will be available for dances and to help you remember any patterns and moves that were taught. Formal attire is required. Please review the dress code for guidance.

Attendee Participation

Formal attire is required to attend this event. Some cosplay may be accepted but must meet the theme and elegance of the formal event. Attendees are encouraged to participate in lesson panels to enhance ballroom experience but not required. For safety, flow of dance and proper ballroom etiquette is expected to be observed. Please follow all COVID-19 safety requirements and social distancing guidelines while in the ballroom.

Hours of Operation

Please refer to the schedule, when released, for times and location of Kumoricon's Fungus Fiefdom Grand Ball. Limited capacity will be enforced.

Rules and Restrictions

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

First and foremost, this is a formal, video game themed event. Attendees not wearing formal attire will not be admitted. Formal attire consists of suits, slacks, button-up shirts, blouses, knee/ankle length dresses, capes, and other worldly accepted ceremonial/military attire. Formal dresses should be below the knee. (See Formal wear – Wikipedia.)

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

Secondly, shoes must be worn at all times. This is for your safety. 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.

The following will not be admitted if presented:

  • Sweats
  • Jeans
  • Ripped clothing (unless appropriate to the cosplay, e.g. a zombie in a suit)
  • Skirts/dresses above the knee
  • Bare midriffs
  • T-shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Tube tops
  • Swimwear
  • Leggings without an outer layer
  • Bulky props/wings/T-rex in a tie, etc.

Exceptions will be made on a limited case-by-case basis at the door.

Safety policies:

  • No conga lines
  • Shoes on at all times
  • Maintain social distancing to the best extent possible

For questions, please contact ballroom@kumoricon.org.