I just got this update on cosplay.com: Prize-Filled Halloween Party At "Comic-Con" In Mandalay Bay More than $40,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded during the Halloween Masquerade Party, October 31, in conjunction with the First Annual Las Vegas Comic-Con at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The party will be open to the public (ages 21 and older) from 7:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. There will be $5,000 in door prizes and opportunities to win over $35,000 in cash and prizes in nine different costume categories at the Halloween Masquerade Party. The categories are: Best Horror Costume Best Creature Costume Sexiest Costume Best Group Costume Best Professional Costume Best Anime Character Best Anime Group Costume Best Re-Creation of a Film Character Best Sony PlayStationÂ® 2 Video Game Character First place winners in each category will win $2,000, and a "Best in Show" winner will receive a total of $10,000 in cash. Admission is $20.00 per person, or $18.00 per person with a Las Vegas Comic-Con pass. Cocktails and food will be available for purchase.