YOUTH WEEK ESPORTS OPEN

15 APRIL 2021

DArwin entertainment centre

doors open 12pm

COSPLAY COMPETITION 

ELIGIBILITY

ALL COSPLAYERS AGED 12 to 24 YEARS OF AGE. 

TIMING

  1. preliminary judging - 1:00pm until 3:30pm. 

  2. finals judging - 4:00pm until 4:20pm. 

  3. winner & runner up award ceremony - 4:20pm until 4:30pm.  

PRIZES

WINNER - $100 BUNNINGS VOUCHER

RUNNER UP - $50 BUNNINGS VOUCHER 

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THE COMP?

  1. Get your ticket below (see "tickets here"). 

  2. bring your ticket & check in on the day - let us know that you want to join the competition.

  3. between 1:00pm until 3:30pm - get into character and impress the judges - also enjoy - have fun!!!

  4. the judges will give you a sticker/wristband (or similar) if you are shortlisted for the finals. 

  5. if you are shortlisted - check in at the front desk around 3:45pm. The person at front desk will give you instructions for the finals.  

  6. during finals judging, you will need to show off your cosplay and give a short explanation about your outfit. 

  7. after everyone speaks, the judges will convene and announce the winner & runner up. 

general terms and conditions 

1. COSPLAY MUST BE FAMILY FRIENDLY - PG suitable crowd

- Please consider that young children will be present throughout the day. 

- if your cosplay is not appropriate for a family friendly crowd, then you must change your cosplay plan

- if your cosplay is deemed inappropriate by event staff at check in desk, you may be requested to exit the premises and change to appropriate attire prior to re-entry. 

2. cosplay equipment or props must be safe 

- equipment or props must not be too heavy (that a drop could hurt someone)

- not too large (making it hard to move around safely)

- made of safe materials 

- in the event your equipment or prop is deemed unsafe by event staff at check in desk, you may be directed to remove the item from the premises (secure it safely in your car or take it home) as limited space is available for storage at the event site. 

3. take care, be cautious around crowds and look after your stuff

- be mindful of your costume, props and equipment. 

- we are expecting this to be a large event, so please be mindful of other guests. 

- your costume, equipment and props are your responsibility 

- you use or bring your costume, equipment and props​ at your own risk

4. judging panel decision is final

- judging panel will consist of a number of local, experienced cosplayers. 

- the judging determination of the winner & Runner up is final. 

5. event staff may do all things necessary to keep event safe

- event staff (next tier gaming & esports, darwin entertainment centre or relevant volunteers) may take all reasonable actions to keep event family friendly and safe

- all directions of event staff must be adhered to.

Proudly sponsored by the

Northern Territory Government

and in collaboration with

DARWIN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE