The NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay presented by Pixlr makes its debut this October in the Big Apple as the largest and most prestigious costume contest on the East coast. This is the first stop in the “Quest for the Crown,” a new global Cosplay competition circuit that celebrates the very best in Cosplay design from all over the world.
Thousands of NYCC Fans will watch in person and millions of people around the world will tune in via our live stream to see contestants compete for the title of Eastern Champion of Cosplay. For the first time ever, the Eastern Champion of Cosplay will represent the East Coast in the 2015 C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay in Chicago, the final round in the Quest for the Crown Cosplay Competition Circuit. There they will battle it out with the best Cosplayers in the world for a shot at the crown and large cash prizes.
Join us for what is sure to be 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 take your first step in the Quest for the Crown, now is your chance to show off all of your hard work and talent at the inaugural NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay presented by Pixlr!
Meet The Judges
Meet The Contestants
How it works
The NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay presented by Pixlr 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 – including Comic Books, Movies & Television, Video Games, Anime & Manga and Fantasy.
Each entrant will submit an application to be reviewed by the NYCC team and 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 first place in their respective categories. Each of the first place winners will then move on to the Final round to compete for cash prizes and ultimate bragging rights as the NYCC Eastern Champion of Cosplay presented by Pixlr.
If interested in applying for the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay presented by Pixlr, click the link below to the online application. The submission must be in by 11:59 PM EDT on Friday, September 19.
The submission deadline for the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay presented by Pixlr has passed. Thank you for your application!
You will receive a confirmation e-mail from us by Friday, September 26 notifying you if your entry was selected.