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Win a VIP Experience to Madfest Sydney or Melbourne

Do you have what it takes to be a State Champion?  Enter the Madman National Cosplay Championship State Championship rounds to find out! Be in the running to win exciting prizes including:

Trip for 2 to their choice to a future Madman Anime Festival in either Sydney or Melbourne which includes:

  • State Champion Trophy
  • 2 x Economy Airfares
  • 3 nights accommodation (twin share)
  • VIP Madfest Entry Pass x 2
  • Lumins Workshop Vouchers
  • 12 Month AnimeLab Subscription
  • $300 Madman Entertainment Voucher
  • Invitation to participate in a panel with international and local cosplay stars

2nd Place:

  • $200 Madman Voucher
  • Lumins Workshop Voucher
  • 12 Month AnimeLab Subscription Voucher

3rd Place:

  • $100 Madman Voucher
  • Lumins Workshop Voucher
  • 12 Month AnimeLab Subscription Voucher

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Entry Eligibility

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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Please read through the full terms and conditions below for full entry details

Cosplay Profile Entry Form

Enter today! Submit your entry by filling in all details in this handy entry form. Deadlines for each round is listed in the link below.



Sydney – February 9, 2020
Brisbane – April 26, 2020
Melbourne – August 2, 2020
Perth – September 6, 2020

Terms & Conditions

Download Terms & Conditions

We will review submissions and get back to you as soon as possible after the submission date. Late submissions will NOT be allowed entry. You must submit both your portfolio and skit on the due dates. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THESE SEPARATELY. You will be deducted marks for submitting your folios incomplete and without a link to your skit audio/video and photos.

Questions? Queries? Unsure about something?
Please email and we will be happy to clarify any queries you may have.

Thanks for your continued support of the Madman National Cosplay Championship, we are looking forward to receiving your entry.

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