Cosplay competitions are about crafting! To be eligible for this category, a cosplayer has to meet the following requirements:
Cosplayers can only enter once in their individual age category and once in the team category.
A cosplayer may not enter any category more than once.
Entrants must be 13 years and over at the time of CapriCon.
TOP COSPLAYER: Awarded to the cosplayer who best combines costume construction skills and their portrayal of the character being cosplayed.
Characters may be sourced from any suitable movie, TV or streaming series, comic book, card game or other suitable images or reference material. Custom characters are not permitted in this category.
TOP CRAFTER: Awarded to the cosplayer who provides the best demonstration of costume construction skills. There are no character eligibility rules for this category, mashups and custom characters are not only permitted, they’re encouraged!
TOP TEAM: Grab a friend or the family and suit up! Groups must comprise of two or more eligible cosplayers. While custom characters are permitted, please note that costumes within a group should generally be sourced from the same franchise or genre.
JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARD: This is a special award open to all costumes submitted for entry, it has no set criteria and is awarded to the cosplayer the judges feel deserves recognition but isn’t quite at the level of the other categories.