New legend is coming!

On & Offline Cross-over Survival match

for Global Cosplayers

Participant Application 2021. 5. 17 ~ 7. 24

New legend is coming!

On & Offline Cross-over Survival 

match for Global Cosplayers 

Participant Application 5. 17 ~ 7. 24


Introduction

The Ultimate Cosplay Battle is best professional cosplay contest showing the culture of cosplay and cosplayers’ passion all around the world. Ultimate Cosplay Battle is offering open opportunities for international cosplayers through a hybrid concept combining both online and offline competition.


All participating cosplayers are immersed in their characters whose costume is the result of long hours of hard work. The costume creation process will be shared through a video, and an offline event will take place for the final voting process and the winner announcement, where participants and the audience will be able to spend a good time together.


The lineup of finalists selected through the online preliminary rounds will be announced in early August, and the final competition will be held in the form of a 1:1 tournament battle on the Seoul Comic Con stage. The total prize is 10 million won! Challenge yourself to realize your dreams now in the Ultimate Cosplay Battle. You're the main character!

Introduction

The Ultimate Cosplay Battle is best professional cosplay contest showing the culture of cosplay and cosplayers’ passion all around the world. Ultimate Cosplay Battle is offering open opportunities for international cosplayers through a hybrid concept combining both online and offline competition.

All participating cosplayers are immersed in their characters whose costume is the result of long hours of hard work. The costume creation process will be shared through a video, and an offline event will take place for the final voting process and the winner announcement, where participants and the audience will be able to spend a good time together.

 The lineup of finalists selected through the online preliminary rounds will be announced in early August, and the final competition will be held in the form of a 1:1 tournament battle on the Seoul Comic Con stage. The total prize is 10 million won! Challenge yourself to realize your dreams now in the Ultimate Cosplay Battle. You're the main character!  


Categories

This summer, a new legend will come to life! Challenge yourself and become any character from Comics, Animation, Webtoon, Movie, Game or Drama to win the championship!


Needlework

Costumes made of sewing, embroidery, etc.


FX

Costumes featuring animatronics, visual effects, mechanical effects, special effect makeup, prosthetics, etc.


Armor

Costumes created by molding and shaping its outer layers using acrylic, EVA foam, worbla, wonderflex, cardboard, etc.

Winner’s Benefit

1st Place (1 person)

- Cash Prize KRW 5,000,000 

- Automatic qualification to Korea Championships of Cosplay 2022 judge 

- SCC 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal

2nd Place (1 person)

- Cash Prize KRW 2,000,000 

- SCC 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal 

3rd Place (1 person)

- Cash Prize KRW 1,000,000 

- SCC 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal 

Category Awards (3 persons)

- Cash Prize KRW 500,000 

- SCC 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal 

* 1 award/category - Needlework/FX/Armor

Popularity Award (1 person)

- Cash Prize KRW 500,000 

- SCC 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal

* Numerous Awards possible 





Competition Schedule

Application submission

- May, 17 (Mon) – July, 24 (Sat)

Preliminary evaluation

- July, 25-27 (Sun-Sat)

Qualifiers announcement

- July, 28 (Wed)

Online qualification

- July, 29 (Thu) – August, 8 (Sun)

- Online voting

- Fraud reports reception simultaneously

Finalists announcement

- August, 9 (Mon)

Finalists rehearsal

- August, 1 (Sat) morning

- @Seoul Comic Con / COEX

Main lineup

- August, 21 (Sat) afternoon

- @Seoul Comic Con / COEX

Final

- August, 22 (Sun) afternoon

- @Seoul Comic Con / COEX


※ All finalists must join the rehearsal.

※ The schedule above is subject to be changed. 




How to Participate

1. Download all application forms
2. Check the competition rules
3. Record the video

- Introduce yourself and your costume creation process

- Video reocrding time : Less than 1 min

- Video size : Horizontal recording,16:9 format

(minimum width : 640px)

- Recommended size : 1920*1080px

4. Register your application by sending an e-mail 

※ Attach your Application form, Costume Creation Process form & photos. 

※ Insert the teaser video URL in your Application form. 

Notice

* Since the preliminary evaluation is based on the submitted documents, photos and the video, we recommend you to have +70 % of your costume completed by the time you submit your application.

* All participants must record a video and submit it along with their application file.

* Introduce yourself, as well as the costume’s creation process: horizontally, format 16:9, time: 1min.

* Take a photo of yourself fully cosplayed and submit it by email along with all necessary documents.

* Seoul Comic Con final stage will be held in the form of a 1:1 battle tournament.

* Don’t forget to wear a mask on the Seoul Comic Con.

* Overseas cosplayers can participate online.

* Registration and inquiries : admin@SeoulComicCon.org




Categories

This summer, a new legend will come to life! Challenge yourself and become any character from Comics, Animation, Webtoon, Movie, Game or Drama to win the championship! 

Needlework
Costumes made of sewing, embroidery, etc.
FX
Costumes featuring animatronics, visual effects, mechanical effects, special effect makeup, prosthetics, etc.
Armor
Costumes created by molding and shaping its outer layers using acrylic, EVA foam, worbla, wonderflex, cardboard, etc.

Winner’s Benefit

1st Place (1 person)


- Cash Prize KRW 5,000,000 

- Automatic qualification to UCB 2022 judge 

- Seoul Comic Con 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal 

2nd Place (1 person)

- Cash Prize KRW 2,000,000 

- Seoul Comic Con 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal 


3rd Place (1 person)


- Cash Prize KRW 1,000,000 

- Seoul Comic Con 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal 


Category Award (3 persons)


- Cash Prize KRW 500,000 

- Seoul Comic Con 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal 

* 1 award/category - Needlework/FX/Armor


Popularity Award (1 person)


- Cash Prize KRW 500,000

- Seoul Comic Con 2022 4-day tickets (2 pcs) 

- Certificate and medal

* Numerous Awards possible


Competition Schedule

Application submission
May, 17 (Mon) – July, 24 (Sat)

Preliminary evaluation
July, 25-27 (Sun-Sat)

Qualifiers announcement

July, 28 (Wed)


Online qualification

July, 29 (Thu) – August, 8 (Sun)

#Online voting   #Fraud reports reception simultaneously

Finalists announcement

August, 9 (Mon)

Finalists rehearsal

August, 1 (Sat) morning

@Seoul Comic Con / COEX


Main lineup


August, 21 (Sat) afternoon - 16 Round
@Seoul Comic Con / COEX

Final

August, 22 (Sun) morning - 8 Round

August, 22 (Sun) afternoon - Semifinals, Finals  
@Seoul Comic Con / COEX

※ The schedule above is subject to be changed. 

※ All finalists must join the rehearsal.

How to Participate


1. Download all application forms 


2. Check the competition rules


3. Record the video

- Introduce yourself and your costume creation process

- Video reocrding time : Less than 1 min

- Video size : Horizontal recording,16:9 format (minimum width: 640px / Recommended size : 1920*1080px)


4. Submit your application

- e-mail : admin@seoulcomiccon.org

- Files to attach: Application form, Costume Creation Process form, various photos, and the video.


Notice

- Since the preliminary evaluation is based on the submitted documents, photos and the video, we recommend you to have +70 % of your costume completed by the time you submit your application.

- All participants must record a video and submit it along with their application file

- Introduce yourself, as well as the costume’s creation process: horizontally, format 16:9, time: 1min.

- Take a photo of yourself fully cosplayed and submit it by email along with all necessary documents.

- Seoul Comic Con final stage will be held in the form of a 1:1 battle tournament.

- Don’t forget to wear a mask on the Seoul Comic Con.

- Overseas cosplayers can participate online.

- Registration and inquiries : admin@SeoulComicCon.org