Gaming Cosplay Contest

One of the most popular events at SXSW Gaming every year, the Cosplay Contest showcases the unique creative talents of the cosplay community.


The 2019 SXSW Gaming Cosplay Contest by Travis Lilley

The 2019 SXSW Gaming Cosplay Contest by Travis Lilley

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The 2020 SXSW Gaming Cosplay Contest will host 5 unique awards categories encompassing the best of design for cosplay. Each individual looking to compete for these prestigious awards or as a participant in the overall contest must complete an online application prior to the festival.

More information on the 2020 application to be shared soon.

BEST IN SHOW ($1,250)

Awarded to the individual who exemplified the best overall qualities of craftsmanship, performance, and overall design for their work.

BEST CRAFTSMANSHIP ($1,000)

Awarded to the individual who exemplifies the best overall skill in crafting costumes with thorough detail, design, and material composition.

BEST VIDEO GAME DESIGN ($250)

Awarded to the individual with the best representation of a video game character both in design and overall performance.

BEST ANIME DESIGN ($250)

Awarded to the individual with the best representation of an anime or manga character both in design and overall performance.

BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN ($250)

Awarded to the individual with the best original design and creative performance.

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