Photo Courtesy of WCS
When you want to take your hobby that step further or challenge yourself with an experience of a lifetime, consider entering in an international cosplay competition!
It can be confusing to know where to start though, so we've put together some info on the different competitions running, with a bit of history, details of where to qualify, and our past UK reps and performances.
Guides from past entrants
Who best to learn from, than those who have already gone through the process!
- What happens at the World Cosplay Summit Preliminaries? - Moonlily (2017 rep)
- So what happens at WCS? - Moonlily (2017 rep)
- World Cosplay Summit 2019, UK Qualifier - Adapting Sailor Moon - SDolaCosplay (2019 rep)
Useful tips for Competitive Cosplay
Competitions can be daunting, so it helps to be prepared!
UK Qualifiers in 2019
Please note this is sourced info for guidance only, always rely on the event's own details & check for accurate dates, as things can change.
|MCM London Comic Con May 2019||2020 Championships of Cosplay - UK Heat 1||MCM Website|
|MCM Manchester Comic Con 2019||2020 Championships of Cosplay - UK Heat 2||MCM Website|
|MCM Manchester Comic Con 2019||2019 EuroCosplay - UK rep selection||MCM Website|
|MCM Scotland Comic Con 2019||2020 Championships of Cosplay - UK Heat 3||MCM Website|
|EGX 2019||2020 European Cosplay Gathering - UK rep selection||MCM Website|
|MCM Birmingham Comic Con Nov 2019||2020 Championships of Cosplay - UK Heat 4||MCM Website|
|MCM Birmingham Comic Con Nov 2019||2020 Championships of Cosplay - UK rep selection||MCM Website|
Huge thanks to Mighty Odango and the community for help collating all this info!