You have to have made 80% or more of your cosplay yourself. You don’t have to wear your cosplay, you can have a friend model it for you if that’s your preference. There are no performance requirements and no audience. We highly recommend that you pre-register, it saves us time and you’ll be called up before the day-of registrants. Pre-registering also guarantees you a spot- we do fill up regularly and are forced to turn some day-of entrants away!
Please see the Cosplay Handbook for official rule, format, and award information.