ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 TO JAPAN!
Have you got what it takes to be Australia’s top cosplayer? Enter into the Madman National Cosplay Championship to find out! The grand finalist winner will win a trip for two to Japan! Complete with return airfares, 7 nights accommodation, 7 day Japan Rail Pass as well as entry into an anime event in Japan!
We welcome entries for costumes that are from Japanese anime, manga, tokusatsu and video games. This contest is a celebration of Japanese anime and cosplay culture. If you are unsure whether your costume qualifies, please do not hesitate to contact us for clarification.
If approved you will compete at a qualifying round in the event of your choice and compete for a place at the grand final event held at Supanova Expo Brisbane – November 28-30, 2014. 5 qualifiers as well as up to 3 judges wild card entries will compete in the final event in November. A new costume and skit must be created for the grand final event.
Preliminary Round Dates:
Gold Coast Saturday, April 5, 2014Melbourne Saturday, April 12, 2014Sydney Saturday, June 14, 2014Perth Saturday, June 21, 2014Adelaide Saturday, July 19, 2014Please read through the full terms and conditions below for full entry details.
The contest is open to current Australian residents only. You may enter as an individual or as a team of two (2). Entry is only open to costumes that are from anime, manga, tokusatsu or a Japanese video game. You must also perform a skit as part of your entry. You will be required to submit a portfolio containing your previous cosplay experience as well as documentation of the costume that you will be competing with in the contest via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use the forms below and follow the format and instructions in the documents. Costumes must be of your own creation. We will not be accepting entries with pre-bought costumes.
Cosplay Profile Forms
Click to start the online Cosplay Profile Form submission
Terms & Conditions
Download the Terms and Conditions
Entry Submission closing times for each round:
- Gold Coast 11.59pm local time 16th March 2014
- Melbourne 11.59pm local time on 23rd March 2014
- Sydney 11.59pm local time on 25th May 2014
- Perth 11.59pm local time on 1st June 2014
- Adelaide 11.59pm local time on 29th June 2014
We will review submissions and get back to you as soon as possible after the submission date.
Preliminary Round Prizes:
- A $300 Madman Entertainment Gift Voucher
- Return economy class airfare for the finalist(s) from their nearest capital city to Brisbane.
- Accommodation for 3 nights in Brisbane in a standard room at a hotel determined by the Promoter
- Entry for all entrants into Supanova Expo Brisbane. Up to 3 additional passes per team are also available for your assistants.
- $200 Madman Entertainment Gift Voucher
- $100 Madman Entertainment Gift Voucher
Grand Final Prizes:
- Championship Trophy
- 2 Return airfares from their nearest capital city to Tokyo, Japan
- 7 nights accommodation
- 7 day Japan Rail Pass
- Entry into an anime event in Japan
- Second Place Trophy
- $1000 Madman Entertainment Gift Voucher
- Third Place Trophy
- $500 Madman Entertainment Gift Voucher
Questions? Queries? Unsure about something? Please email email@example.com and we will be happy to clarify any queries you may have. If you are looking at just entering into the regular cosplay contest, please contact the relevant event. Supanova Expo | AVCON