Saturday July 15th at Kelowna Community Theatre; Judging from 10:30-1pm, showcase to follow.
*Please Note: This contest is for costumes that are minimum 70% handmade. Purchased cosplays may enter the Masquerade Contest
Back by popular demand, this fan and participant favourite is a feast for the eyes! For those who are new to the event, the main Cosplay Contest is divided into three categories:
- Novice: The Novice level is a category designed for cosplayers of any skill level who have assembled a costume, but have not won any awards for their craftsmanship or costumes before. Anyone is welcome to enter the Novice category. This is a competitive category and your work will be prejudged by a panel, those interested in showcasing their cosplay in a less competitive environment are encouraged to enter the Masquerade.
- Journeyman: The Journeyman level is designed for those who’ve already won contests or awards in previous cosplay contests. If you have won any kind of award for your cosplay works, or have been cosplaying for a long enough time to have developed a level of skill that cannot be considered “Novice.” Judges reserve the right to bump up contestants to the Journeyman category if they deem them skilled enough. Cosplayers at this level will be more in depth for their technical skill in building costumes and their overall craftsmanship.
- Master: Designed for highly skilled cosplayers. Builders with a personal history of cosplay, and awards and skill in their creations. Creators in the Master category have won awards previously and constructed many aspects of their costume from scratch. Competitors in this category demonstrate a level of familiarity with costume making that exceeds the average.
Please read full contest rules before signing up.