ECCC Western Championships of Cosplay

ECCC Western Championships of Cosplay

The Western Championships of Cosplay will be held at the 15th Edition of Emerald City Comicon on returns Saturday, March 4, 2016 as the largest and most prestigious costume contest on the West Coast. This is the first stop in ReedPOP’s 2017 Global Championships of Cosplay. 

Thousands of ECCC Fans will watch in person while many more Fans from around the world will tune in via the Official ECCC Livestream to cheer on their favorite cosplayers. Competitors will not only battle it out for over $5,000 in prizes, but also to qualify for the final round of the 2018 C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay in Chicago, the final stop in the Global Championships of Cosplay. 

Join us for a fun-filled competition celebrating the talent, skill and determination of the best cosplayers in the world.

If you think you have what it takes to win it all, now is your chance to show off all your hard work and talent at ECCC Western Championships of Cosplay.

How it works

The ECCC Western 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 ECCC 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 ECCC Western Champion of Cosplay.

Click on the button below to submit your online application for the ECCC Western Championships of Cosplay. Submissions will close on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 11:59PM EST.

ECCC Western Championship of Cosplay Prizes

ECCC Western Championship Overall First Place

  • Two (2) VIP Tickets for C2E2 2018 (held in Chicago, USA)
  • $1,500 Prize
  • Airfare for the ECCC Western Champion and a Guest to Chicago for C2E2 2018
  • Hotel for two (2) nights in Chicago for C2E2 2018
  • Automatic entry into the Final Round of the 2018 C2E2 Crown Championships of  Cosplay
  • 6 Month Supply of GFuel
  • Commemorative Medal

ECCC Western Championship Overall Second Place

  • Two (2) 4-Day Tickets for ECCC 2018
  • $1,000 Prize
  • Commemorative Medal

ECCC Western Championship Overall Third Place

  • Two (2) 3-Day Tickets for ECCC 2018
  • $500 Prize
  • Commemorative Medal

Category Awards:

Prizes will be awarded based on judge rankings in each of the following categories: Needlework, Armor, Makeup/Wig, and Tech. Please note: these are the categories currently planned, but ECCC reserves the right to adjust the categories based on entries received.

Best in Category:

A winner will be selected from each category based upon the judges’ score in that category.

Meet The Judges

  • Evey Dantes will be at C2E2 - Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
    Evey Dantes
    Professional Cosplayer
  • Mark Dewes will be at C2E2 - Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
    Mark Dewes
    Paint Technician, Weta Workshop
    • Punished Props will be at C2E2 - Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
      Punished Props
      Professional Cosplayer
    • Lara Lunardi will be at C2E2 - Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
      Lara Lunardi
      Professional Cosplayer

    Meet The Contestants

    Prizing Sponsor

    GFuel

    Sponsors & Friends of the Show

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