This post is a part of Geek Takeover Week 2013.
The annual costume contest held during the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention sums up why 10,000 people like me attend each year. The enthusiasm and unabashed nerdiness colored by a rainbow of intergalactic aliens is infectious. Although I haven’t found a way to pack a Klingon outfit into my backpack, I was given access by Creation Entertainment to the other element of the costume contest – a worldly competition to break the Guinness World Record for most people dressed up in Star Trek outfits.
Eventually the world record was won back from Fed Con of Germany (the Vegas convention’s main costumed rival) and these are just some of the 1,085 who helped make it so.
Who had the clever idea of showing up in numbers to get pictures with many of the Star Trek actors.
M.A.C.O. (Military Assault Command Operations Officer)
The Original Series Ruk And Andrea
Borg Queen And Kira
Worf And Counselor Troi From A Fistful Of Datas
Lieutenant LLia With An Orion And Human Starfleet Officer
Ishka And Vedek Bareil
Unnamed Star Trek Into Darkness Alien And Bloody Starfleet Officer
Surak (?) And T’Pau
Doctor McCoy And Friends
The Line For The Costume Contest, What Species Can You Spot?
V’Ger And Dr. Severn
Karl Urban As Karl Urban
Elaan And Irina
Terry Farrell As Old-School Jadzia Dax Without Spots
Amok Time Vulcans
Tholian Web, Mugatu, And Friends
Here’s What The Record Breaking Moment Was Like
You can check out more of my pictures from the 2013 Star Trek Las Vegas Convention here.