Superman Celebration In Metropolis

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METROPOLIS, IL. (CNN) - It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Superman!

Or in the case of one Illinois town, it's the annual Superman Celebration.  On Sunday, more than 50 people donned their finest superhero gear for the chance at win a one-thousand dollar grand prize.  

Each contestant had a chance to strut their stuff for the judges.  

There were six categories up for grab, including Best Superman or Clark Kent, Best Hero, and Best Villain