eSports Festival 2012 Two Day Cosplay Event

Celebrate two days of electronic gaming and exciting cosplay action this August 25-26th 2012 at SM City Cebu North Wing. Watch our new breed of young cyber athletes compete for the much coveted spot to become the Philippine representatives to Korea!

WHEN: Saturday August 25th 2012 (Day 1)
WHAT: SINGLES COSPLAY CATWALK COMPETITION
WHERE: SM CITY CEBU NORTH WING

COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS:
1) This competition is open to cosplayers from the age sixteen (16) and above only.

2) Character portrayed must come from any published work (i.e. books, movies, TV shows, anime, manga, toys, games, etc.) from Japanese or Western sources. Original characters such as for example steampunk, gothic, lolita, etc cosplay are allowed. ELECTRONIC/COMPUTER GAMING CHARACTERS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND RECOMMENDED.

3) No skit performance is required for this competition; simply deliver a line with an action or pose for strictly thirty (30) seconds only.

4) The use of harmful materials as props is STRICTLY PROHIBITED, and may result in the cosplayer being denied entry to mall premises and/or escorted out.

5) There is NO registration fee to compete. However, those who intend to compete must pre-register through e-mail.

6) Interested contestants may register by sending the following details to hattorimedia@gmail.com with the subject “Singles Cosplay Catwalk” and provide us the following info listed below.

FULL REAL NAME:
STAGE NAME:
CELLPHONE NUMBER:
CHARACTER INFORMATION
CHARACTER NAME:
SERIES (and version, if any):

NOTE: No need to attach a reference photograph of the character to be portrayed, costume or character accuracy is NOT a criteria for judging. Instead you will be judged and graded according to the following shown below.

a.) COSTUME AND/OR PROPS CRAFTSMANSHIP
b.) CATWALK PERFORMANCE
c.) OVERALL STAGE IMPACT

7) Deadline of pre-registration entries is on August 25, 2012 (SATURDAY) at exactly 11:00 AM.

8) Competitors must present themselves for confirmation of pre-registered slots on or before 11:00 AM on the first day of the event (AUGUST 25, 2012).

9) Failure to confirm your pre-registered slot on or before the cut-off time may mean forfeiture of your slot and your privilege to compete in the singles cosplay catwalk competition.

10) There will be a short briefing and rehearsal with the contestants immediately at 11:30 PM Saturday August 25th, hence the early call time. This is to be followed by a cosplay parade at 1:30 PM, in which all (competing and non-competing) cosplayers may join in. Event proper will promptly commence at 12:30 PM, and will conclude at 6:00 PM.

PRIZES:
1st Prize: P2,000 cash + P1,000 Gift Certificate
2nd Prize: P1,000 pesos + P1,000 Gift Certificate
3rd Prize: P1,000 (cash only)

 

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WHEN: Sunday August 26th 2012 (Day 2)
WHAT: GROUP COSPLAY SKIT COMPETITION
WHERE: SM CITY CEBU NORTH WING

COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS:
1) This competition is open to cosplayers from the age sixteen (16) and above only. Competition is by pairs or two cosplayers male or female partnered as a team. Human props or what we call in cosplay jargon as “ninjas” is strictly limited to three (3) individuals only.

2) Character portrayed must come from any published work (i.e. books, movies, TV shows, anime, manga, toys, games, etc.) from Japanese or Western sources. Original characters such as for example steampunk, gothic, lolita, etc cosplay are automatically disqualified. ELECTRONIC/COMPUTER GAMING CHARACTERS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED AND RECOMMENDED.

3) Performance is required for this competition, presentation or skit time is limited to no more than strictly five (5) minutes only.

4) There is NO LIMIT to the number of props that can be used except human props. However the use of harmful materials as props is STRICTLY PROHIBITED, and may result in the cosplayer being denied entry to mall premises and/or escorted out.

5) There is NO registration fee to compete. However, those who intend to compete must pre-register through e-mail.

6) Interested contestants may register by sending the following details to hattorimedia@gmail.com with the subject “Group Cosplay Competition” and provide us the following info listed below.

FULL REAL NAME:
STAGE NAME:
CELLPHONE NUMBER:
CHARACTER INFORMATION
CHARACTER NAME:
SERIES (and version, if any):

NOTE: Please attach a HIGH QUALITY PHOTO (should at least have a width of 450px) of the character to be portrayed, NOT of the cosplayer wearing the costume.

7) Please LABEL & SUBMIT your skit music or background music (BGM) in mp3 or CD Audio format as early as during confirmation of registration, just look for the registration table. BGM stored in USB Flash Memory Drives is encouraged and preferred.

YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR THE QUALITY OF YOUR BACKGROUND MUSIC SO DON’T FORGET TO TEST, TEST, TEST.

8) Deadline of pre-registration entries is on August 26, 2012 (SUNDAY) at exactly 11:00 AM.

9) Competitors must present themselves for confirmation of pre-registered slots on or before 11:00PM on the second day of the event (AUGUST 26, 2012).

10) Failure to confirm your pre-registered slot on or before the cut-off time may mean forfeiture of your slot and your privilege to compete in the group cosplay competition. In short, DO NOT BE LATE.

11) There will be a short briefing and rehearsal with the contestants immediately at 11:30 PM Sunday August 26th, hence the early call time. Event proper will promptly commence at 12:30 PM, and will conclude at 8:00 PM.

PRIZES:
1st Prize: P4,000 + P1,000 Gift Certificate
2nd Prize: P3,000 + P1,000 Gift Certificate
3rd Prize: P2,000 + P1,000 Gift Certificate

IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ALLOWED TO JOIN IN BOTH SINGLES AND GROUP COSPLAY COMPETITIONS.

CROSSPLAY IS ALSO ALLOWED IN BOTH COMPETITIONS.

RECYCLING YOUR OLD COSTUMES IS OK EVEN FROM PREVIOUS COMPETITIONS.

JUDGES:
1.) Arvee Yap aka Onigiri Wasabi (https://www.facebook.com/geccos.ph)
2.) Maki Kazagami (https://www.facebook.com/maki.kazagami)
3.) Miles Semblante (https://www.facebook.com/panda.zzi)
4.) Amado “AC” Carl Hernandez (https://www.facebook.com/karumaru)
5.) Secret Non-Cosplayer Judge

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