Cosplay & Convention News

We try to keep our members up to date with the latest cosplay news, event updates and competition announcements, as well as anything of general interest to cosplayers! We also occasionally use this to inform everyone of any major site changes. If you know anything interesting that we haven't mentioned, or are an event or competition organiser with any press releases, please drop an email through to news@cosplayisland.co.uk and we'll spread the word.


WCS UK qualifiers moved to MCM London October

For those of you thinking of entering WCS next year, please take note that the UK qualifiers have been moved from their May date, and will now be held at MCM Comic Con London October, running from the 26th-28th. To cheer on this year's team and find out more about WCS, go give Team UK a follow on Facebook. >>

UK qualifiers selected @MCM Comic Con

Another MCM down, with this weekend having hosted the UK qualifiers for two massive international competitions; World Cosplay Summit and The International Cosplay League. All the entrants looked amazing, but sadly the judges had to pick! Read on for our new UK reps. >>

RWBY Cosplay Competition @ MCM Expo

Anyone attending MCM London Comic Con in their RWBY cosplay? Enter to take part in the RWBY Cosplay Competition on Saturday @ 2pm on the Pop Asia stage for the chance to win some Rooster Teeth merch ❤️ Entries can be solo or a group of up to 4 people and are open online until Friday 11pm, but will also be taken on the day until 1pm Saturday. >>

Coloured Contacts looking for cosplayers

Heads up to all cosplayers & larpers who love using contacts, or even if you’re just fan of awesome make-up / prosthetic looks that involve contacts. Coloured Contacts have an affiliate program where they’re looking for cosplayers and make-up artists who are experienced with contact lenses to showcase & review their products, and promote safe use & wear of contacts. Read on for more info! >>

MCM Fringe Festival - fan meet schedule

Are you heading to MCM London Comic Con in a few weeks and want to meet up with people cosplaying in the same fandom? Check out their Fringe Festival page, listing all fan-run meets over the weekend! >>

Looking for Dota cosplayers!

Do you have a Dota/Dota 2 costume hanging in the closet, or very close to finishing one off? A promo company are looking for a couple of cosplayers to take part in paid work at ESL One Birmingham, from 25th-27th May. Read on for more info~ >>

Inactive accounts - action required!

With upcoming data protection changes and also just a general clean up of the site, we're taking the action to start removing old accounts from Cosplay Island. People change their hobbies or choose to no longer use the platform, but we're not sure who remembers they still have their profiles lying around! Read on to find out our changes. >>

WCS and ICL qualifiers: entries are open!

Thinking of trying out for the international competitions of World Cosplay Summit or International Cosplay League? Entries are now open for the UK qualifiers for both, being held at MCM London Comic Con in May. Find out more details and register here >>

Portsmouth Comic Con - competition open

Submissions for Portsmouth Comic Con's Cosplay Competitions are now open! Find all details, rules and the entry form for the competitions here, and make sure you get your entry in before the 3rd April. Good luck! >>

New Feature: Chatter

While we're not bringing back the forums, we have listened to you - we've created a simple way of you guys to chat, ask questions and plan cosplay groups for events. Please read the guidelines before posting, then have fun! >>

 


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