Insomnia Egypt

cosplay

For our first ever debut- we at Insomnia Egypt want to see the geekiest and dedicated cosplayers out there! Do you have what it takes to be our next cosplay champion? Join the masquerade on friday 12 october. taking place on the main stage.

ALL COSPLAYERS WILL GET 50% OFF THEIR TICKET FOR EVERY DAY THEY SHOW UP AT THE EVENT WEARING THEIR COSPLAY. WE KNOW IT’S TIRING, AND THIS IS OUR WAY OF SHOWING APPRECIATION TO THE COMMUNITY!

General iNFORMATION

  1. For props, we go by the rule of -“if you were to be hit this prop, would it break before you do?”  If your answer is ‘no’ then it means that someone could get hurt were this to happen. In which case, we would recommend you leave it at home just so you are not disappointed
  2. We accept cosplayers from across multi media platforms including anime, manga, comics, television shows , films etc
  3. The competition is open to all but if you are under 16 please ensure to have parental consent.
  4. Performances must not be more than 1 minute long 
  5. There will be four titles: Best craftsmanship, Best Performence, most challenging and People’s choice
  6. For further information on cosplay terms and conditions please click here 

Prizes

The prize pool is the following:

1st- EGP 15,000
2nd – EGP 10,000
3rd – EGP 5,000

Reimbursement is limited to cosplayers who have never been shown in events, competitions or social media beforehand. The cosplay contest will available to everyone with cash prizes. Top 10 Cosplays will also be refunded up to 1000EGP and the 15 runner ups will be refunded up to 500EGP for their cosplay. These refunds are exclusive to the cosplay material cost and will require a dated receipt(s) to be provided.

Judges

Wayne Berendhuysen

Cosplayer, instructor and prop maker

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Lara Wegenaer

Cosplayer, arts and crafts

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Islam Risha

Egycon founder and cosplayer

How to sign up

If you are interested in competing as a cosplayer then please complete the form for cosplaying here.

Please also have a look at the Cosplay Rules here.