Sniveler by Ian Allen
Wins Cosmic Encounter Alien 2018 Towel Day

Winner: Cosmic Alien Towel Day 2018 - Sniveler by Ian Allen

Winner: Cosmic Alien Towel Day 2018 - Sniveler by Ian Allen

In 2018, Cosmic Encounter fans paired up with the Cosmic Encounter aliens to help them celebrate Towel Day in homage to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. The aliens conducted a highly scientific analysis of all entries and declared Sniveler the winner with help from Cosmic fan Ian Allen. Ian spends his time conjuring up fun for gamers at Seventh Son Games.

But Don’t Panic, because the Cosmic Encounter Alien 2019 Towel Day Contest starts… NOW!

The winner will be announced on Towel Day May 24, 2019 at the Museum of Science Fiction Escape Velocity Con which is hosting the first Annual Cosmic Encounter Galactic Championship Tournament.

Towel Day Rules

His and Her Honorable Judges proclaimed that any and all Cosmic Encounter aliens would participate in Towel Day under the caveat that an Alien - Towel connection must be:

  • Emailed to  

  • Concocted by an Earth Human

  • Posted to social media with the tag  #cosmicalientowelday19

  • Chose any of 197 Cosmic Aliens (yes, 197)

  • Submit as many as you want  for any number of aliens

  • Write, or draw, or video, or read or submit any combination for your alien / towel connection

  • Post anytime before May 28, 2019

  • Winner: The aliens will decide on the winning post with the winner to receive whatever is revealed in the May 25 SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT 


  • Read the alien history

  • Play off the graphic

  • Think outside the solar system

  • Ask: How would the “alien” celebrate towel day?

  • Check the Towel Day Page for inspiration

  • Don’t Panic

As you can see by browsing the 2018 entries, the only limit is your imagination.