Cosplay Skit Contest

Perform a short skit, monologue, song, dance, or any other act in front of an attendee audience in your cosplay! You do not need to make your own costume for this contest, however you do need to pre-register below. There is no day-of registration for the skit contest.

Requirements

This is not an exhaustive list of requirements. For the full list, see the Cosplay Handbook. You are responsible for meeting all of the contest’s requirements in order to qualify.

You can enter as an individual or a group, either way there is only one prize per entry. Anyone competing in the C4 qualifiers competition is not eligible to enter the skit contest.

All performances must be at least 80% self choreographed. You may take inspiration from existing routines or performances (e.g. using recognizable dance moves or re-enacting similar movements for the character) however the majority of your performance must be self designed and choreographed. If you have questions about this change, please contact us.

Every entry will be given a base time limit of 2 minutes. Every person beyond the first member will be given an additional 30 seconds. For example, a group of 3 people would receive a time limit of 3 minutes (2 minutes + 2 x 30 seconds). If you require an extension to your time limit, please contact the Cosplay Coordinators at cosplay@otafest.com.

All performers must be registered as part of your group. No member of the audience or unregistered person will be allowed on stage during the contest. Personal recording devices are not allowed on stage. You may have a friend come up to the photography area in front of the stage to record your performance if you like.

All audio you wish to use must be submitted via the registration form or email (cosplay@otafest.com) PRIOR TO MAY 1st 2019. No day of audio will be accepted, no exceptions.

  • Contact Details

  • A valid email address so we can inform you of our decision
  • Your Webpage, Facebook, or DeviantArt page.
  • Your home city or community
  • Experience

  • Please list any awards you have won for any cosplay related competition at any event. Enter "none" if you haven't yet won an award.
  • What's your favorite part of cosplaying? Briefly explain what you like most about it.
  • How long have you been cosplaying? (with/without entering contests)
  • How many costumes have you made yourself?
  • How many costumes have you worn to a convention before this one?
  • Entrants

  • Maximum of 5 group members.
    Real NameCharacter NameCharacter OriginIs this your first cosplay contest? 
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  • A short summary of your intended performance. If you don't want to perform then you can't enter the Skit Contest.
  • If you'd like to have your own audio playing during your performance provide it here. Please use MP3 files 10MB or less in size.
    Accepted file types: mp3.
  • Let us know what your cosplay will look like, actual photos are preferred but reference images are okay too.
    Accepted file types: jpg.
  • If you wish, provide a brief explanation of how you made your cosplay and what you love about it.
  • Confirmation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.