9-10th October 2021, Edinburgh Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB, Scotland
Comic Con just wouldn't be the same without all of the fantastic Cosplayers that put heart and soul into their costumes and props in order to spend their time having fun and taking photos with all of our other visitors! We salute you Cosplayers, one and all! Want to win some fantastic prizes? Why not enter yourself and your Cosplay in our famous Cosplay competition!
How do I enter?
Simply follow the instructions at the bottom of the page and get to designing your costume!
Who can enter?
Anyone can enter whether they are a casual Cosplayer or part of a professional Cosplay group. We do ask if you are under 18 to get your parents permission as we cannot be held responsible for young peoples safety, attending the event.
Do i need to pay to enter?
Please note that there is no competition entry fee but you must have an entry ticket for the event. You must be able to attend and be willing to showcase your costume to a judging panel onstage in front of a live audience.
What is the entry deadline?
The competition entry deadline is Sunday 3rd March 2019 at midnight. Any entries we receive after this date may not be valid. If you are shortlisted for the competition we will inform you via email by Wednesday 6th March 2019.
If you do not want to compete in our cosplay competition but would like to show your costume off on stage you can enter our cosplay masquerade.You can do this by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by signing up on the day at the event.
Monopoly Events adopt a common-sense approach to items allowed in to the venue. Obviously anything that would be illegal to carry in public is forbidden. We would ask that you are considerate about other fellow customers when thinking of what you bring with you. Monopoly Events reserve the right to deny entry, withdraw access, or cancel tickets without refund. Monopoly Events Staff and Security for the event and venue, reserve the right to reject any weapon or prop if deemed likely to cause a nuisance or danger to others. You and anything you bring with you may be searched upon entry to the venue, we reserve the right of entry
Metal blades - Sharp or blunt e.g. swords, axes & knives.
Bats - Wooden or metal , Including baseball bats
Guns - Rifles and artillery
Crossbows & strung bows , sharp arrows
Nails protruding or other sharp items protruding from items or costumes
Laser pointers , regardless of them being part of costume or prop
Any other item that is deemed illegal to carry in public within the UK
We do not offer any exceptions to our rules regardless of memberships, licences etc. Bring your items at your own risk however Police may destroy confiscated items without consultation.
Unrealistic guns and toy guns such as phasers and plasma guns are allowed up to 150cm
Realistic imitation firearms such as airsoft guns & BB guns are allowed as long as they have a brightly coloured tip or muzzle fitted
Bows & crossbows are allowed if they are unstrung or props which cannot be operated
Slings and catapults are allowed, however no ammunition must be carried and will be confiscated if found
Once again please bring items at your own risk , if staff and security deem them to be a risk to the event and its attendees confiscation is likely.
Monopoly Events again adopt a common-sense approach to the style of costume that is appropriate for our events.
We do not allow nudity, adult fetish attire and extreme BDSM is not allowed.
Costumes & Props must not create or involve naked flames.
We would request that any larger costumes do not exceed 3 metres between two points of the costume/prop.
Monopoly Events reserve the right to intervene if any costumes/uniforms are inciting hate or crime and are from any organisations that are responsible for any crimes against humanity.
Monopoly Events want all our visitors to enjoy our events therefore if you are in any doubt on any of the guidelines check first by emailing email@example.com.
If you would like to enter as a group cosplay please use one person's details as point of contact. When filling out the rest of the form make sure to include all your cosplay entrants details. You may perform during the cosplay competition and you may send us a soundtrack to play with it but we will ask for this, if and when you are shortlisted.
Don't worry if you are not shortlisted, there will be a cosplay masquerade for anyone else who entered, allowing you to present your costume live on stage to the audience.
TO ENTER PLEASE FOLLOW THE BELOW INSTRUCTIONS, FAILURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN YOUR NOT BEING SHORTLISTED FOR THE COMPETITION.
Send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (your subject line will be filled in for you automatically), include in the body of the email the following...
YOUR FULL NAME
YOUR AGE AND DATE OF BIRTH
YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS
YOUR MOBILE NUMBER (in case we need to reach you on the day)
YOUR CHARACTERS NAME AND FRANCHISE (e.g. Star Wars, Avengers etc)
LET US KNOW IF YOUR COSTUME IS FINISHED AND HOW LONG IT TOOK TO DESIGN AND MAKE, WHAT PARTS DID YOU BUY/MAKE?
HOW LONG DID THE COSTUME TAKE TO PUT TOGETHER?
ARE YOU A MEMBER OF A PROFESSIONAL COSPLAY GROUP? IF SO WHICH ONE?
WHAT DAYS WILL YOU BE ATTENDING DURING THE 2019 COMIC CON FROM 8TH-10TH MARCH?
PLEASE SEND US UP TO 5 PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOUR COSTUME
We will let you know if your application have been successful by Tuesday 5th March 2019.