India’s best cosplayer will represent the country at the Annual Crown Championships of Cosplay at Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo!
Comic Con India is thrilled to announce the 2nd Edition of country’s premier cosplay championship ‘Maruti Suzuki Indian Championship of Cosplay’ in association with DLF Place Saket. Maruti Suzuki Indian Championship of Cosplay is the premier cosplay competition in the country, bringing together the best in the community to compete against each other for the chance to represent India on an International level. This is an initiative by Comic Con India to encourage local cosplayers to go professional and provide them an International platform as well.
Maruti Suzuki Indian Championship of Cosplay in association with DLF Place Saket will take place on 24th February, 2018 between 2 PM to 7 PM at DLF Place, Saket, New Delhi. The event is free to attend and no pre-registration is required.
Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India, shared “I am extremely excited to usher in the 2nd year of the Indian Championship of Cosplay. The cosplay community is growing extremely fast in India and i am proud of the fact that Comic Con India has played a very crucial role in propagating and growing the community. The ICC is the crucial link to bringing Indian Cosplay artists to the global stage. And the competition is fierce this year, some of the best work that we have ever seen. Join us to celebrate these amazing creative individuals and the art of Cosplay at ICC this year!”
Maruti Suzuki Indian Championship of Cosplay will have 10 finalists competing for the championship i.e. the Grand prize winners of Cosplay competition of Pune, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru & Delhi Comic Con’s 2017, on a single platform to represent the country at the Annual Crown Championships of Cosplay at Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo!
The event will also feature a great entertainment line up from Classic Collective performing live, along with the very amazing performance by Beat Breakerz dance group.
And for visitors that wish to join in the fun of cosplay, the event will also feature a Fan Cosplay Contest (Open for all). It will give assured prizes to people in great costumes. Comic Con India under its 5 categories –
- Comic book/graphic novel
- Animated Series/ Movie
- Manga/ Anime
- Gaming will choose one winner in each category.
In addition to the main Indian champion, there will be a “Fan Favourite” Award too, decided through an online poll. The nominations have been announced and votings are open at CosplayIndia.in http://bit.ly/2DTF3zG, where fans can vote for their favourite finalist and be part of the fun. Fans can find a pitch from each finalist on the website, in the form of images, videos and write up about the finalist to know each contender better. Voting ends on 21st Feb 2018.
FYI: HOW IT WORKS?
Maruti Suzuki Indian Championship of Cosplay:
- Winners of the grand prize at the cosplay competitions hosted at Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru & Hyderabad Comic Con’s 2017 enter the ICC as the finalists.
- The City champions then go head to head to win the Indian Championship of Cosplay on February 24’ 2018 at DLF Place, Saket, New Delhi.
- Once selected, the Indian champion qualifies directly into the championship round of Crown championship of Cosplay at C2E2 2018.
- The Indian champion then represents the country at the Annual Crown Championships of Cosplay at Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo to be held on April 6-8’ 2018, going up against champions from USA, France, Austria, China, Singapore, Indonesia & Australia.
Fan Favourite Award:
- People can cast their vote for their favorite cosplayers and increase their chances of winning the Fan Favourite Award.
- The final date for voting is 21st February, 2018.
- The winners will be announced at the event on 24th Feb 2018.
- All fake and unauthentic email ids will not be considered for voting.
- One email Id & phone number can vote for more than 1 contestant, however can only vote for 1 contestant only once.