Fans of Cosplay will be pleased to hear that we will have cosplay on our main stage and will be hosting a number of Cosplay events throughout the weekend at PLAY Expo including a masquerade on both days with prizes for the best characters as chosen by our panel of judges.
Saturday's Masquerade winner will receive a £200 cash prize, guaranteed entry into the 2019 Showmasters Cosplay Masquerade Grand Final held at London Film and Comic Con and 2 free weekend tickets to that event.
Sunday's Masquerade winner will also get guaranteed entry into the 2019 Showmasters Cosplay Masquerade Grand Final held at London Film and Comic Con and 2 free weekend tickets to that event.
The Cosplay Masquerade offers fans the opportunity to be in the spotlight, showcasing their costume, modelling and performance. Our guest judges use many factors when determining who the winners are, but everyone who enters has a chance at winning something!
Simply pre-sign up online at www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/playblackpoolcosplay to guarantee your spot, or sign up on the day before 1pm at the Cosplay Desk. Enjoy up to 3 minutes on stage posing in character or performing a rehearsed routine and have a great time!
Corvidae Cosplay Emporium:
Photographer Credit - dr.wehr photography
Ryan and Libby are award winning cosplayers, recently coming first in the Showmasters Grand Finals at London Film and Comic-Con, who created the duo that is Corvidae Cosplay Emporium. Between them they design, create and build custom costumes and props as well as representing companies & developers at numerous events, portraying characters through their hand made cosplays.
You can find them over on: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Sugar Pill Cosplay:
A Yorkshire lass based in Cumbria, Sugar Pill Cosplay started cosplaying back in March 2017, and hasn't looked back since!
Her favourite cosplay is her Forsworn from Skyrim and she loves to create detailed capes, dresses and embroidery.
You can find her on: Facebook
In addition to judging our Cosplay Masquerade, all of our fantastic judges will have their own stands where you can go and have a chat, buy pictures, get autographs, and talk to them about all things cosplay!
Our cosplay specialist Jess will be organising the Cosplay stage and running our Cosplay masquerade - there will be plenty of press and magazine photographers at the event so we are encouraging everyone to come in character and make the event a fun and colourful one.