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Animethon 27

Aug 7 - 9 / 2020 Edmonton Convention Centre Edmonton Alberta Canada
/ Events / Cosplay Programming

Cosplay Programming

***Please check back, this information is subject to change***

Welcome Cosplayers! We will be offering several Cosplay related events during Animethon 26. Please be sure to read and understand the outlines of each event given below. Our events are held between set times for scheduling reasons and no exceptions will be made for latecomers.

Please Note

  • Make sure you are aware of contest times and locations. Latecomers will be disqualified.
  • The Cosplay HQ & Repair Room will be located in Salon 1.
  • Send us your images and music as soon as you can to keep us up to date.
  • Arrive on time for the event.
  • There is no safe place to put your things while you’re in a contest, so make sure any valuables are kept with a trusted friend.
What When Where Who
Cosplay Contest
Sponsored by Red Moon Cosplay Solutions
Showtime: Saturday 2:00pm - 4:00pm Main Events (Hall D) Any attendee in Cosplay
Ryu's Chibi Parade Showtime: Saturday 2:00pm - 2:30pm Main Events (Hall D) Any attendee aged 12 or under in Cosplay
Craftsmanship Contest
Sponsored by Red Moon Cosplay Solutions
Contest: Sunday 10:00am - 1:00pm Salon 13+14 Attendees with a self-made Cosplay
Cosplay Contest Registration / Check-in Registration: Friday 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Check-in: Saturday 10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration: Cosplay HQ & Repair Room (Salon 1)
Check-in: Main Events Hall D
Any attendee in Cosplay
Cosplay Champions Sunday Only Cosplay HQ & Repair Room (Salon 1) Any attendee in Cosplay
Cosplay HQ & Repair Room Friday 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Cosplay HQ & Repair Room (Salon 1) Any attendee in Cosplay

Cosplay Contest

Sponsored by Red Moon Cosplay Solutions. Our main event! Ryu's Chibi Parade will take place first followed by our walk-on entrants and skit performances.
  • Registration is online until August 6, 2019 or in person Friday 2:00pm to 6:00pm in the Cosplay HQ & Repair Room (Salon 1).
  • Check-in and pre-judging is Saturday 10:00am - 12:30pm in the Main Events Hall D. You must check-in in order to participate!
  • Rehersals are on Saturday 12:30pm to 1:00pm in Main Events (Hall D).
  • Showtime is Saturday 2:00pm - 4:00pm in Main Events (Hall D)
  • Open to anyone in Cosplay willing to go on stage!
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Cosplay Craftsmanship Contest

Sponsored by Red Moon Cosplay Solutions. This is a contest specifically for our talented craftsmen who have made their own Cosplay or props! There are no performances, no audience, just a friendly chat with our judges about how you made your Cosplay!
  • Registration is online until August 06, 2019 or in person Sunday 10am - 12:30pm in Salon 13+14
  • Judging time is Sunday 10am - 1pm in Salon 13+14
  • Open to those who have made 80% or more of their Cosplay
  • No performance required.
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Animethon Cosplay Champions

Denizens!  On Sunday, Nishi and Misaki are looking for Cosplay Champions! Will you accept their challenge and rise to fame and glory?  Choose either Nishi or Misaki to represent, display your number with pride then go forth and represent your mascot. Your fellow attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite challengers to see who will become Animethon Champions! Registration and voting will be located at the Cosplay HQ & Repair Room (Salon 1).

  • This is a popularity contest following in the great tradition of prom royalty!
  • Entrants have two hours to register at the info desk counter, you will be asked for your name, character details and which mascot you want to represent.
  • You will be given a number and asked to pose for a photo for the slideshow. Display your number clearly so other people can see it as you walk about the convention.
  • Once entry closes we will switch to voting. Attendees have 4 hours to come and vote for their favourite champion for Misaki and for Nishi.
  • After voting closes we will tally the votes, winners will be announced at closing ceremonies.

  • Entrants must have a valid pass, no animals or inanimate objects.
  • Entrants must be in cosplay.
  • Costumes and props must be suitable and appropriate for all ages. Costumes and props should adhere to general Animethon Rules and Regulations including the Weapons and Props Policy. Questions about props or costumes may be answered, and exceptions may be made, by the Cosplay Coordinator or Head of Security depending on circumstance.
  • We will not tollerate any form of harassment.
  • Permission is granted to Animethon to use any photographs/video taken as future promotion material for future events and dealings. Secondary Media coverage may be present at the event. All media captured by Secondary Media will be under their rules and regulations of fair media usage and not that of Animethon’s.

Galactic Ball Fashion Show

There will be a simple cosplay contest during the Ball, you can sign up ahead of time here:

Galactic Ball Fashion Show

Cosplay HQ & Repair Room

The Cosplay HQ & Repair Room will have some emergency supplies for you to patch your cosplay up. Note that this is not where you "make" your costume, this is only a place for you to repair your costume. Located in Salon 1 on the meeting room level.