Cosplay Central

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C2E2 isn’t just the home of the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay – it’s also home to Cosplay Central! Located directly on the Show Floor, this expansive area devoted entirely to cosplay is the place to be all weekend long. Whether or not you’ll be wearing your best cosplay to C2E2, there’s always something to awesome going on in Cosplay Central!

Cosplay Workshops and Panels

Featuring a full slate of programming all weekend long, the Cosplay Central Stage is your one-stop shop for all things cosplay. Learn new techniques, play fun games, see exciting demos and hear from well-known cosplayers and community groups.

Check back soon for a full schedule!

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Cosplay Guests

Cosplay superstar Riddle will be in Cosplay Central, ready to meet fans and show off her amazing cosplay skills. You may know her from Syfy’s Heroes of Cosplay or just from her amazing cosplay career. Make sure to check her out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Award winning Canvas Cosplay will also be at C2E2 to meet fans and share his wealth of cosplay knowledge. His costumes have been featured in national media and he has appeared as a cosplay contest judge at many conventions around the world. Stop by Cosplay Central and see his amazing costumes for yourself! Be sure to check him out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Cosplay Triage

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Pop a seam in your spandex, lose a gem from a crown or break a piece of EVA foam? We’ve got you covered. Our Cosplay Triage team is armed with scissors, glue guns, tape and SINGER sewing machines to ensure your cosplay is camera ready. We’ll be prepared to do damage control in case anything on your costume falls apart, so stop by and get yourself in tip top shape to walk the floor.

Changing Area

Even Clark Kent needs a phone booth to change into Superman. Changing rooms will be available adjacent to Cosplay Central. Don’t forget to stop by for a quick transformation.

Cosplay Photoshoots

Need the perfect place to capture memories of C2E2 and the killer costume you wore? We’ve got you covered. Stop by Cosplay Central for photo ops and cool backdrops to match the mood of any superheroes, villains, robots, wizards and warriors who might happen to attend C2E2.

Community Organizations

Cosplay is all about community and C2E2 is proud to host a number of local cosplay organizations and exhibitors in Cosplay Central. Stop by and hang out with We Are Cosplay, Arda Wigs, the official wig sponsor of Cosplay Central, The Age of Geeks and Costumers with a Cause.

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