ICC Rules

Midgard is proud to announce the first iteration of the Icelandic Cosplay Championship.

The Icelandic Cosplay Championship is open to residents of any country.

Applications

General rules

  • Bought costumes are permitted,¬† as well as handmade costumes, and/or a combination thereof.
  • No age limit is set for the contest.
  • No age minimum is set for the contest.
  • The contest is open to both individuals and groups.
  • The cosplay can be based on a fictional character from a published source.
  • The cosplay can be based on an original character.

Costume

  • Costumes that have been used to compete in other cosplay contests are permitted.
  • Costumes must be finished by the day of pre-judging. Repairs after arrival are permitted.
  • The competing costume does not need to be entirely handmade.
  • Pre-judging is done on the Saturday to review the costume, and it’s creation.
  • Hand made components will generally receive more points, then bought items/parts.

Judging

  • Contestants will go through pre-judging of their costume, on Saturday for about 50% of the points.
  • Contestants will be judged in costume, while on stage on the Sunday, for the remaining points.
  • Contestants will be judged in 4 different categories
    -Ages 0-14
    -Ages 15-17
    -18+ singles
    -Groups

  • Contestants will meet at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the competition starts.
  • Contestants will be announced by the presenter, and walk on to the stage one at a time.
  • There will be a marking on the stage for the spot where contestants will have a short period to show their costume.

Presentation

  • While on stage contestants should:
  • -Take a short moment at the marking to show their costume to the judges from all angles. 

  • While on stage contestants may:
    -Do an optional performance/Act in character