Kumoricon - Oregon's Largest Anime Convention - Labor Day Weekend - September 4-6, 2010 - Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
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Kumori Ball Dress Code

This is a semi-formal event, and proper attire is required—if you are not properly attired, you will be turned away at the door. Below are some helpful guidelines, but if you have questions, please don’t hesitate to ask us at programming@kumoricon.org. We are happy to advise you, so if you are unsure, just ask.


Shoes are required, so please choose something you will be able to dance comfortably in. Flip-flops, sandals, and sneakers are not appropriate, unless they are part of your cosplay.


Non-formal fabrics such as flannel, denim, and mylar shall not be allowed. At least half of your body must be covered in fabric—bare midriffs or bare chests are not allowed. Formal/semi-formal attire from Asian countries is acceptable.

Female attire: Semi-formal attire includes prom dresses, evening gowns, cocktail dresses, and dressy separates. Skirts should be no shorter than knee-length and at least an inch off the floor (for ease of movement).

Male attire: Minimum of a button down shirt, slacks, and a tie are required. Suits and tuxedos are encouraged, and highly welcome.

Cosplay attire: Cosplay must be of a recognizable character or character-type: a generic shinigami or school uniform is acceptable; generic street clothes are not. Cat ears are not considered cosplay.

Large props, wings, and weapons will not be allowed as they will be an impediment on the dance floor, and may be broken or harm others. If any part of your attire restricts your movement, you may be asked to remove it.

Whatever you decide to wear, it must be appropriate to wear in public and adhere to the minimum dress code standard as set forth in the Convention Policies. We will be sad to turn you away at the door, but we reserve the right to deny entry to anyone wearing inappropriate attire.

Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division
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