NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay

NYCC Eastern Championships Of Cosplay

The NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay returns Saturday, October 7, 2017 to the Big Apple as the largest and most prestigious costume contest on the East Coast.

Thousands of NYCC Fans will watch in person while many more Fans from around the world will tune in via the Official NYCC 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 NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay.

How it works

The NYCC Eastern 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 NYCC 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 NYCC Eastern Champion of Cosplay.

Click on the button below to submit your online application for the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay. Submissions will close on September 6, 2017 at 11:59PM ET.

Meet The Judges

  • Ashley Eckstein, Her Universe, Star Wars Rebels, will be at New York Comic Con - NYCC
    Ashley Eckstein
    Actress and Founder of Her Universe
  • Kelly L. Holt will be at New York Comic Con - NYCC
    Kelly L. Holt
    Director of Marketing, SINGER Sewing
  • Stephanie Maslansky, Marvel's Defenders, will be at New York Comic Con - NYCC
    Stephanie Maslansky
    Costume Designer, Marvel’s The Defenders
  • Vamp, Judge on SyFy's Cosplay Melee, will be at New York Comic Con - NYCC
    Vamp
    Judge on SyFy's Cosplay Melee

Meet the Contestants

  • Unorthodox Design
    Unorthodox Design
  • Brother Captain Saganus
    Brother Captain Saganus
  • Caity Stella Cosplay
    Caity Stella Cosplay
  • Maz
    Maz
  • Dan Lexie
    Dan Lexie
  • Sarah Jean Maefs
    Sarah Jean Maefs
  • MJCOSPLAY
    MJCOSPLAY
  • Outlaw 2LK
    Outlaw 2LK
  • Blazelyn
    Blazelyn
  • Katie Starer
    Katie Starer
  • Natalie Ayerdis
    Natalie Ayerdis
  • Alchemical Cosplay
    Alchemical Cosplay
  • Jana Kucera
    Jana Kucera
  • Lady LC
    Lady LC
  • Albinoshadow
    Albinoshadow
  • Charles Battersby
    Charles Battersby
  • Khepera Cosplay
    Khepera Cosplay
  • Shikarius
    Shikarius
  • Kevin Uribe
    Kevin Uribe
  • Lia London of Go Sew Cosplay
    Lia London of Go Sew Cosplay
  • Ginoza Costuming
    Ginoza Costuming
  • Iron Hills Forge
    Iron Hills Forge
  • Paul Okazaki
    Paul Okazaki
  • Saman Droid
    Saman Droid
  • Shining Polaris
    Shining Polaris
  • Mink the Satyr
    Mink the Satyr
  • Cowbutt Crunchies
    Cowbutt Crunchies
  • Inked Cosplay
    Inked Cosplay
  • Pitchfork Cosplay
    Pitchfork Cosplay
  • Jillian Cosplays
    Jillian Cosplays
  • Rattle and Burn
    Rattle and Burn
  • Jamal Johns
    Jamal Johns
  • Vorantares
    Vorantares

Sponsors & Friends of the Show

We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.