The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, the largest and most prestigious cosplay competition in the world, returned to Chicago on Saturday March 19, 2016. This was the final stop in the ReedPOP’s 2016 “Quest for the Crown” global cosplay competition circuit.
Thousands of C2E2 Fans watched in person while many more Fans from around the world tuned in via the Official C2E2 Livestream to cheer on their favorite cosplayers. For the first time ever, the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay featured regional cosplay champions from around the world. Countries represented included the United States, Australia, China, Austria, Singapore, Indonesia, India and France. Cosplayers battled it out for over $10,000 in cash prizes as well as the title of Global Champion of Cosplay. This fun-filled competition celebrated and showcased the spectacle, pageantry, skill and determination of the best cosplayers in the world, crowning Major Sam Cosplay as Julieta Necromancer from Australia as the 2016 Crown Championship Winner.