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COSPLAY COMPETITION

Comic Con just wouldn't be the same without all of the fantastic Cosplayers that put heart and soul into their costumes and props in order to spend their time having fun and taking photos with all of our other visitors! We salute you Cosplayers, one and all! Want to win some fantastic prizes? Why not enter yourself and your Cosplay in our famous Cosplay competition!

How do I enter?

Simply follow the instructions at the bottom of the page and get to designing your costume!

 

Who can enter?

Anyone over the age of 14 can enter whether they are a casual Cosplayer or part of a professional Cosplay group. We do ask if you are under 18 to get your parents permission as we cannot be held responsible for young peoples safety, attending the event.

 

Do i need to pay to enter?

Please note that there is no competition entry fee but you must have an entry ticket for the event. You must be able to attend and be willing to showcase your costume to a judging panel onstage in front of a live audience. 

 

What is the entry deadline?

The competition entry deadline is Saturday 29th February 2020 at midnight. Any entries we receive after this date may not be valid. If you are shortlisted for the competition we will inform you via email by Wednesday 4th March 2020.

 

Cosplay Masquerade

If you do not want to compete in our cosplay competition but would like to show your costume off on stage you can enter our cosplay masquerade.You can do this by emailing cosplay@monopolyevents.co.uk or by signing up on the day at the event.

 

Weapons Policy

Monopoly Events adopt a common-sense approach to items allowed in to the venue. Obviously anything that would be illegal to carry in public is forbidden. We would ask that you are considerate about other fellow customers when thinking of what you bring with you. Monopoly Events reserve the right to deny entry, withdraw access, or cancel tickets without refund. Monopoly Events Staff and Security for the event and venue, reserve the right to reject any weapon or prop if deemed likely to cause a nuisance or danger to others. You and anything you bring with you may be searched upon entry to the venue, we reserve the right of entry

 

Banned Items

 

  • Metal blades - Sharp or blunt e.g. swords, axes & knives.

  • Bats - Wooden or metal , Including baseball bats

  • Guns - Rifles and artillery

  • Crossbows & strung bows , sharp arrows

  • Gas canisters

  • Nails protruding or other sharp items protruding from items or costumes

  • Laser pointers , regardless of them being part of costume or prop

  • Any other item that is deemed illegal to carry in public within the UK

We do not offer any exceptions to our rules regardless of memberships, licences etc. Bring your items at your own risk however Police may destroy confiscated items without consultation.

 

Allowed items

 

  • Unrealistic guns and toy guns such as phasers and plasma guns are allowed up to 150cm

  • Realistic imitation firearms such as airsoft guns & BB guns are allowed as long as they have a brightly coloured tip or muzzle fitted

  • Bows & crossbows are allowed if they are unstrung or props which cannot be operated

  • Slings and catapults are allowed, however no ammunition must be carried and will be confiscated if found

Once again please bring items at your own risk , if staff and security deem them to be a risk to the event and its attendees confiscation is likely.

Enter Now

If you would like to enter as a group cosplay please use one person's details as point of contact. When filling out the rest of the form make sure to include all your cosplay entrants details. You may perform during the cosplay competition and you may send us a soundtrack to play with it but we will ask for this, if and when you are shortlisted. 

 

Don't worry if you are not shortlisted, there will be a cosplay masquerade for anyone else who entered, allowing you to present your costume live on stage to the audience. 

 

Good luck!

 

TO ENTER PLEASE FOLLOW THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS, FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT BEING SHORTLISTED FOR THE COMPETITION.

 

Send us an e-mail to cosplay@monopolyevents.co.uk (your subject line will be filled in for you automatically), include in the body of the email the following...

 

  • YOUR FULL NAME

  • YOUR AGE AND DATE OF BIRTH

  • YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS

  • YOUR MOBILE NUMBER (in case we need to reach you on the day)

  • YOUR CHARACTERS NAME AND FRANCHISE (e.g. Star Wars, Avengers etc)

  • LET US KNOW IF YOUR COSTUME IS FINISHED AND HOW LONG IT TOOK TO DESIGN AND MAKE, WHAT PARTS DID YOU BUY/MAKE?

  • HOW LONG DID THE COSTUME TAKE TO PUT TOGETHER?

  • ARE YOU A MEMBER OF A PROFESSIONAL COSPLAY GROUP? IF SO WHICH ONE?

  • WHAT DAYS WILL YOU BE ATTENDING DURING THE 2020 COMIC CON FROM 8TH-10TH MARCH?

  • PLEASE SEND US UP TO 5 PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOUR COSTUME

 

We will let you know if your application have been successful by Wednesday 4th March 2020.