Costume contest and photoshoot contest to be held at Umicon

Umicon will be hosting a costume contest as well as a photoshoot contest. The costume contest is a solo contest and does not include a performance. The winners will be selected solely based on the costume. The contest features two categories, experienced and beginner. Signups are limited to the first 10 applicants for both categories.

The photoshoot contest is meant for cosplay photographers and models. There are no limits to signups for the cosplay contest, but in case there are more than 15 applicants, there will be a preliminary judging before the contest.

Signups for both contests are open between January 2nd – 31st, 2018. All signups are made through the signup form. The day of the contest is Sunday.

Signup forms

Signup form uses Google Forms. The costume contest and photoshoot contest have separate signup forms.There are 10 spots in both of the categories in the costume contest. After 10 signups, the form doesn’t accept anymore participants. The photoshoot contest doesn’t have a cap for the number of entries.

Participants of the costume contest have to provide minimun of two reference pictures of the character. You have to provide a link to a photo folder on the signup form.

Signup forms open on 2nd of January, 2018 at 8 p.m. and close no later than 31st of January, 2018 at 8 p.m.

Costume contest advanced category form here
Costume contest beginner category form here
Photoshoot contest form here


Find out more about the rules of the photoshoot contest here and the judging criteria here. Find out more about the rules of the costume contest and categories here.

Any questions? You can send them over to Cosvision ry at

Interested in helping out with the contests? You can send an informal e-mail application to Cosvision ry at