C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay

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The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, presented by SINGER, is the largest and most prestigious cosplay competition in the world. Don't miss its return to Chicago on Saturday March 23, 2019. This is the final stop in the ReedPOP’s 2018 Global Championships of Cosplay competition circuit.

The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay will feature regional cosplay champions from around the world. Countries represented include the United States, Australia, China, Austria, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Korea, France, the UK, and South Africa. Cosplayers will battle it out for over $10,000 in cash prizes as well as the title of Global Champion of Cosplay.

  • Cosplay Champ 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winner
  • Cosplay Champ 1st Place Winner

About the Crown Championships

The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, presented by SINGER, is a celebration of all pop culture. It is a craftsmanship award show with a pre-judging session and a stage display. All entries must represent a character or element from the pop culture realm.

Each entrant will submit an application to be reviewed by the C2E2 Team. Entrants may only enter one costume into the competition. Accepted contestants will be pre-judged for craftsmanship off stage and then battle it out on the Main Stage for cash prizes and ultimate bragging rights as the C2E2 Crown Champion of Cosplay. Competitors will be evaluated on skill categories, including needlework, armor and FX.

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Reserve your seat

The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, presented by SINGER, is a highly in demand events for fans! Therefore, a seat reservation is required to get into the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, presented by SINGER. If you want to make a seat reservation, you must activate your badge. Once your badge is activated, you will be required to scan your badge on Saturday morning of C2E2 to save your seat. Please note, all other C2E2 Main Stage panels will be first-come first-serve and will not require you to scan your badge. Badge scanning will be first-come, first-serve basis. For details on when and where you can scan your badge and reserve your seat, find more details at the links below.

Find out about our seating process Activate your badge

Want to compete in the Crown Championships?

Applications are now closed! Thank you so much to all of the talented applicants for applying.

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