The staff here at Cambridge Comic con are Con goers too and we are always amazed by all the time and effort that fans put into their costumes and believe that everyone should be given their 5 minutes of fame to show them off on the stage like the stars that you all are.
So we will be running the first ever Cambridge Comic Con Cosplay Competition (well that’s certainly a lot of C’s to say at once) on 24th and 25th August 2019 so that you can show off your costumes on the main stage.
So how do you register?
There will be a competition registration desk as you enter the event for all those that wish to take part. Just complete out a registration forum to register your entry into that days Competition.
How many people will be competing each day?
The Cosplay Competition will be limited to 30 entrants per competition day.
Will there be a prize for the winner?
Trophies and certificates will be given to the top 3 places of each day.
Can I enter more than one costume?
In the interest of fairness the answer is No, only one costume per entrants per day.
What are the rules?
The rules are simple:
1. The cosplay competition is open to all Fandom’s as long as the entries are based on a literary/character so that the judges can make accurate assessment of your costume.
2. Professional (invited) Cosplayers/Costumers are NOT allowed to enter the Cosplay Competition.
3. Unaltered Commercial, Store bought costumes are NOT allowed however if you have a heavily modified/altered this type of costume then it is acceptable.
4. All entrants must submit their entries physically in person to the competition registration desk and submit for a pre-sign up inspection of their costume as part of your application.
5. Entrants MUST NOT Run, jump, throw items and perform flip or other movements that could compromise the safety of the spectators, contestants or themselves whilst on stage. Performing any of these acts will result in automatic disqualification from the contest.
6. No skits or routines this is about your costume and your presences on stage in front of the judges and the CCC spectators.
7. The uses of profanity, suggestive or lewd movement is not allowed.
What are the judges looking for?
The judges will be looking for the following criteria:
1. Costume accuracy/likeness to character
2. Percentage of costume that’s home built
3. Overall appearance
4. Your stage presence
5. Spectators/audiences reaction