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Cosplay Catwalk Makes a Comeback

Copenhagen Games supports not only the eSport community but also the cosplay community. That's why, this year, we've partnered with Genki for our annual Cosplay Catwalk Competition.

The competition takes place on March 29 (Thursday) at 20:00. Participants are expected to be ready 30 minutes before the start of the competition. To sign up, simply click this link (opens in a new window).

Up to 25 cosplayers can compete in our gaming-themed cosplay competition, hosted by one of Genki 2017's cosplay show livestream announcers, Little Tiny Hero. Cosplayers will be competing for prizes in 5 different categories in addition to judges' favourite:

  • Best Look-alike
  • Best Armour
  • Best Prop
  • Best Wig
  • Best Tailoring

Prizes

  • Best Look-alike:         
    1 Genki ticket
    1 giftcard of 200 DKK to Faraos.dk
    2 tickets for EU LCS Spring Finals in Royal Arena

  • Best Armour:
    1 Genki ticket
    1 giftcard of 200 DKK to Faraos.dk
    2 tickets for EU LCS Spring Finals in Royal Arena

  • Best Prop:
    1 Genki ticket
    1 giftcard of 200 DKK to Faraos.dk
    2 tickets for EU LCS Spring Finals in Royal Arena

  • Best Wig:
    1 Genki ticket
    1 giftcard of 200 DKK to Faraos.dk
    2 tickets for EU LCS Spring Finals in Royal Arena

  • Best Tailoring:
    1 Genki ticket
    1 giftcard of 200 DKK to Faraos.dk
    2 tickets for EU LCS Spring Finals in Royal Arena

  • Judges favourite (x3):
    1 Genki ticket each

To ensure fair and qualified judging, Genki has enlisted the help of 3 veteran cosplayers each with several years of experience, namely: Hiccup the Derp, Scarlett Costuming and SFX, and Amalia Cosplay!

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Hiccup the Derp
Photo by Hiccup the Derp

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Scarlett Costuming and SFX
Photo by Zarsu.dk

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Amalia Cosplay
Photo by Zarsu.dk

Rules

General

  • The competition is made up of two parts - prejudging and and the catwalk.
    • Pre-judging: Show and explain your costume to the judges.
    • Catwalk: Show your costume on stage in front of an audience.
  • Be mindful of the presence of under-aged audience members when choosing your costume.
  • Liquids, live fire and reactive chemicals are not allowed on stage.
  • Only official designs of the character are allowed.
    • This also applies to officially published illustrations (e.g. Alan Lee, Sakizo, Thores).
    • This does not apply to own designs, Genderbend or fanart (e.g. Gijinka), which are not allowed.
  • Send us an email on cosplay@genki.dk if you have any doubts.
  • Write a short text (4-5 lines) about your costume at the end of your application, e.g. what you love about it, what was the hardest to make, etc.
  • Reference image(s) of cosplayed characters must be attached to the registration to ensure recognition of the costume. Make sure the reference images show as much of the costumes as possible for better assessment.

Props

  • Danish laws for weapons apply.
  • Props brought on stage may not be made of metal.
  • Props brought to the event may not be sharp or a risk to others.
  • Props brought to the stage may not be longer than 3 meters.