In Character Competition

What is The In Character Competition

This is the In Character Cosplay Contest! A group of participants will compete to prove who is the most in character cosplayer. Through a series of rounds we will eliminate competitors until only the top 3 are crowned! All contestants must have a badge. No Exceptions!

Participants

People interested in participating in the contest will sing up prior to the convention and be given the task of preparing a 20-30 second piece that they will deliver on stage in the first round of the contest. It will be a first come first serve sign up. If there are not enough participants or some people no show or come late, then we will take on site participants to fill up the numbers. All characters and costumes are allowed but they should be something that does actually exist with content that anyone can find. Original characters are heavily discouraged. Variant/alternate universe characters (ex me ‘character’, school boy/girl ‘so and so’ can be allowed but they will have to really sell it in order to make it through the rounds.

Rounds

Round 1: In round 1 the players will be given a time set between 20-30 seconds to deliver a line, monologue or action that is befitting to there character. If they exceed the limit they will be stopped and the next contestant will go up and deliver there piece. Once all the competitors have gone, the judges will deliberate on their choices and eliminate 10 contestants. Round 2: For round 2 judges will take turns giving each contestant a topic/subject in which they must act out for at least 45-60 seconds. Examples could include : being lost in a jugle/city, having to take out the trash, flying an airplane, delivering an invigorating speech to warriors, seeing a beautiful woman. etc. Once all the competitors have gone, the judges will deliberate on their choices and eliminate 10 contestants. Round 3: in the final round the contestants will be given a random scene that they must act out as there character but they must work together with a random audience member. Each contestant gets 60-135 seconds. Once all the competitors have gone, the judges will deliberate on their choices and crown the top 3 contestants.

HOW TO SIGN UP

Send and email to incharcomp@anotheranimecon.com with the following information:

  • Your Name

  • Age

  • E-Mail

  • Character you are cosplay

  • Series you are cosplaying from

  • A picture of you in cosplay

  • Sentence stating that you have read and understand the rules

Remember, Signups end October 1st