Championship of Cosplay

"Having Fun is the Supreme Right!—— SHCC"

The SHCC Cosplay Competition is a comic restoration and Cosplay feast for Chinese comic fans and Cosplay enthusiasts presented by ReedPOP. The Shanghai Comic Convention (SHCC) Cosplay Competition, hosted by ReedPOP, will debut on the main stage of SHCC from October 26th to 28th, 2018. The SHCC Cosplay Competition is a brand new, international Cosplay competition dedicated to the selection of world-class Cosplay designs and Cosers. As the world-renowned Cosplay Tournament, tens of thousands of global fans and Cosplay cultural enthusiasts will gather at SHCC to witness this grand international animation feast, national outstanding Cosplay costume design, and the first step of many cosers for the world cosplay championship.

To friends who want to join us:

  • If you think you are passionate for Cosplay!
  • If you think your Cosplay costume design have always been buried!
  • If you think you are the real Cosplay master!

Please don't hesitate! This will be a great platform for you to show yourself to the world, and it is a good opportunity for you to interact with the world's Cosplay culture lovers. After going through the initial review and censorship of the SHCC contest organizers, the participants will come to the SHCC site to undergo the most critical judges of the judges.

How Does The Championship Work

Based on the opinions and suggestions of previous guests and participants, Reed Exhibition will introduce the latest Cosplay competition category. Since the Western National Cosplay Competition held in Emerald City (Seattle) in April 2016, the Reed Universal Exhibitions will apply the following new Cosplay categories. All entrants from all over the world will accept the same rigorous review.

Registration time: August 15th - October 7th, 2018
Notification time:October 10th - October 15th, 2018
Competition time:October 26-28, 2018
Venue:2739 Guangfu West Road, Putuo District, Shanghai (near Metro Line 13 Daduhe Road Station) Shanghai International Sourcing Exhibition Center
Entry Benefits:Each participant can enter the exhibition site without a ticket according to their entry permit.

SHCC Cosplay Individual Competition

The age limits for individuals to participate is at least 16, and individual participants shall select one of the following four categories.

1.Needlework

Cosplay constructed primarily through sewing, stitching, embroidery, etc

2.Armor

Cosplay constructed primarily by molding and shaping its outer layers using acrylic, EVA foam, Worbla, Wonderflex, cardboard, etc.

3.FX

Cosplay that primarily features animatronics, optical effects, mechanical effects, special effects makeup, prosthetics, etc.

4.Larger Than Life

Cosplay that encloses the maker and extends their limbs by at least one-foot in length.

The Prizes of the Competition

Champion (1) [selected from all contestants]

  • SHCC Cosplay Championship First Place Medal
  • A gift pack worth 3,000RMB
  • Two (2) multi-day passes of SHCC2019
  • A pass card to the final round of the C2E2 2019 World Championship of Cosplay
  • Two (2) VIP tickets to the C2E2 2019
  • One (1) round-trip flight ticket between Shanghai and Chicago
  • Local hotel accommodation in Chicago of three (3) nights.

 

Second Place Overall (1 winners select from all categories)

  • SHCC Cosplay Championship Second Place Medal
  • Prize of RMB2,000
  • Two (2) multi-day passes of SHCC2019


Category Winners (4) [1 winners select from every category]

  • SHCC Cosplay Championship Category Winner Medal
  • A gift pack worth 2,000RMB
  • Two (2) multi-day passes of SHCC2019

 

Participation Awards (Rests)

  • All contestants will receive a SHCC souvenir gift pack for participation.

SHCC Cosplay Group Competition

Champion (1 Group)

  • SHCC Cosplay Group Competition Champion Medals
  • Prize of RMB 5,000

 

Best Costume Award (1 Group)

  • SHCC Cosplay Group Medals
  • Prize of RMB 2,000

 

Participation Awards (Rest)

  • All contestants will receive a SHCC souvenir gift pack for participation.

 

VIPKIDS Superheroes Cosplay Competition for Kids

Participants have to be 4-12 years old and will be divided into baby group (4-5 years old), pupil group (6-7 years old), juvenile group (8-9 years old), and teenager group (10-12 years old). Each child entrant must have a guardian to accompany during the competition.

 

Entry Benefits: Each participant and one parent can enter the exhibition site without a ticket according to their entry permit.

 

The Prizes of the Competition for Kids

Champion (1)

  • Champion Medal of SHCC Cosplay Competition for Kids
  • Prize of RMB 3,000
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    Second place (1)

  • Second Place Medal of SHCC Cosplay Competition for Kids
  • Prize of RMB 1,000
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    Participation Awards (Rest)

  • All contestants will receive a SHCC souvenir gift pack for participation.
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    Each entrant shall submit an application to the ReedPOP team. Every participant can wear only one suit for the Cosplay contest. After the preliminary review of the competition judging panel, the list of contestants and some of the personal data submitted to Reed will be announced on the official website. (The personal information published on the website includes: name or entry name, daily photo, personal profile) The ReedPOP team will contact you before the Contest. Every contestant shall participate in the finals by themselves, and the judges will judge the quality of your dress, the degree of restoration, the meticulousness and the difficulty of handcrafting Cosplay costumes. Participants who win the championship will receive a PASS card that goes directly to the 2019 Chicago World (C2E2) Cosplay Champions Cup. In addition, there are 2 VIP tickets for Chicago, 1 round-trip ticket for Chicago, and local hotel accommodation in Chicago.

     

    Questions?

     

    If you have any questions about the ShangHai Championship of Cosplay, please contact :
    comiccon@reedexpo.com.cn

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