COSTUME WEAPONS & PROP RULES
Cosplay is welcome in all parts of the show however it is necessary to set some restrictions as it is a family friendly event. Note in particular that metal blades (sharp or blunt), working projectile weapons, and wooden or metal bats & paddles are all forbidden.
Download the full MCM Costume Weapons and Props Rules HERE.
The UK Championships of Cosplay is a craftsmanship based cosplay contest consisting of four qualifiers and a final, each with a pre-judging session and a stage display where entrants will pose and display their costumes. The winner of the UK Championship of Cosplay will be flown to Chicago to compete in the Global Championship of Cosplay final. All entries must represent a character or element from the pop culture realm. You can register for the London round and find out more info here!
The return of MCM London Comic Con in October 2018 also means the return of the Cosplay Masquerades! In October 2018 there are two smaller ‘mini-Masquerades’ on the PopAsia Stage around lunchtime- one on Saturday, and one on Sunday.
Registration for these is now closed.
COSPLAY FACILITIES & REPAIR STATION
At the Cosplay Desk, there is a range of assistance available to cosplayers. This includes changing areas, supplies for repairs as well as assistance, storage for cases, and admin support for the Cosplay Masquerades.
You do not have to be in the Cosplay Masquerades to make use of these facilities.
Email the Cosplay Team by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to them at the Cosplay Desk if you have any queries.