Cosplay Parade

Show off your cosplay!

Performance
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AnimeLab Arena: Sat Nov 4th 03:00pm - 03:40pm

The Madman Anime Festival Cosplay Parade is an amateur cosplay event that allows cosplayers of all skill levels to come on stage and show off their costume! Please note that this is a walk on only contest, no skits can be performed.

For more information about the Madman Anime Festival Cosplay Parade please email cosplay@madman.com.au

Enter the Cosplay Parade

General rules and terms and conditions

  • Both events are open to all costumes
  • Costumes can be purchased, commissioned, or handmade, however prizes for the ‘best costume’ award will only be awarded to those whose costume and props are 80% made or significantly modified from the source material
  • All entries will have a minimum 30 seconds on stage.
  • All audio will be provided by Madman Anime Festival
  • This is a family event as such all please keep all content at PG-13.
  • All Props must abide by Madman Anime Festivals Weapon’s Policy http://www.animefestival.com.au/terms-conditions/
  • Costumes that have previously won a costume specific category awards at other conventions can enter, however, will be ineligible for ‘best costume’ or ‘best cosplay’ awards
  • All entries will have 30 seconds on stage.
  • All audio will be provided by Madman Anime Festival
  • This is a family event as such all please keep all content at PG-13.
  • All Props must abide by Madman Anime Festivals Weapon’s Policy http://www.animefestival.com.au/terms-conditions/
  • Contestants/groups may enter both the Parade and the Masquerade as long as the contestants/groups perform a different entry and have different costumes for each competition.
  • The Parade will have a limit 30* entries entries (*pending on length)
  • The Masquerade will have a limit of 20* entries (*pending on length)
  • Each person may only participate in one entry per competition.
  • Groups are limited to 10 members.
  • Each entry must provide the information/data requested at registration
  • On the day registration will be available only if entries spots are available.
  • Each contestant or group contact person must check in at the Cosplay Desk before the Parade and Masquerade.  Location/times for the Cosplay Reg Desk will be given at a later date.
  • Contestants must report to marshalling point at the provided time/location. Times/locations will be given at a later date.
  • As you may be asked questions on stage by the MC, please be prepared to talk about yourself, the character and your costume.
  • Please ensure to check the email that you have registered your entry as information and updates will be sent out.

Awards

  • Best Cosplay – awarded to the entry that has the best craftsmanship, became the character using makeup/wig skills and portrayed the character (knows the poses for the character)
  • Runner Up Best Cosplay – awarded the cosplayer who was the runner-up of the Best Cosplay
  • Best Costume – best costume craftsmanship. Costume and props must be at least 80% made or significantly modified from the source material
  • Best Group – awarded to the best group entry (if group entry award applicable)
  • Judges Choice – based on whatever criteria the judges choose.

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