Cosplay Contest 2014

We are taking our tradition of hosting Cosplay Contests to the next level this year as part of the Manoa Otaku Experience!

In order to facilitate a smooth and entertaining contest for all, please adhere to the following guidelines:

First, make sure you register for the contest:

You also need to have your con badge with you the day of the con.

Next Read Over the Guidelines and Prepare Yourself!

Here are the guidelines:

Rules and Judging Criteria:

Judging will be based on:
-Craftmanship
-Accuracy
-Presentation
-Originality

When being Judged:
-Please present a reference picture(s) of the character you are dressed as.
-Explain how your outfit was made
-Why you chose that particular character and outfit
-Which is your favorite part of the costume.
-What was the hardest part of making the costume/What did you learn while making the costume.

When at the Contest itself:
-Please arrive early so lineup can begin.
-Listen to the staffer for when you may go up to present yourself to the audience
-Do 2-3 different poses so photographers may get clear pictures of you.
-Once your X-amount of time on stage is over, please leave the stage or the MC will have to ask you to leave which will be embarrassing.
If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!!

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January 25th, 2014