C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay


The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, the largest and most prestigious cosplay competition in the world, returns 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 and France, the UK, and Africa. Cosplayers will battle it out for over $10,000 in cash prizes as well as the title of Global Champion of Cosplay.

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About the Crown Championships

The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay 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.

Want to compete in the Crown Championships?

Are you ready to battle it out to become the ReedPOP Global Championship of Cosplay? Applications are now open! Make sure you read our full rules before applying. Details about how the competition works, what each round entails, and what exactly will take place are contained in our full rules.

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