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    Costume enthusiasts can apply for one of the 30 spaces on the contest with their home-made creations from 3 December 2018.

    An expert jury made up of famous cosplayers will select the participants in advance and crown the winners at DreamHack Leipzig on 16 February 2019. Top-quality prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.

    The registration deadline is 25 January 2019.
    Submit your application before 31 December 2018 to enter into our prize draw for a weekend with 2 overnight stays in a double hotel room and 2 weekend tickets for DreamHack Germany 2019.

    And we’ve saved the best for last: anyone who submits a complete application will automatically get a free day pass for Saturday at DreamHack 2019 in Leipzig. No matter if you end up participating in the cosplay contest or not!

    Send us your application now: cosplaycontest@dreamhack-leipzig.de

    A complete application must include:

    • Your name and date of birth
    • A picture of the character you are cosplaying
    • A picture of your costume or progress so far
    • The name of your character
    • Optionally: links to your platform accounts/websites


    We award prizes in the following categories:

    • Best in show (grand prize)
    • Best dress (for the best sewing work)
    • Best armour
    • Best SFX (Award for the most impressive visual effects wäre eine Option)
    • Best paint job (best design using paints, prints or other techniques)

    Grand prize

    The contest winner will get a trip for two to DreamHack Summer 2019 in Jönköping, Sweden.

    • Participants must be 16 or older
    • Flight from Berlin to Göteborg
    • Bus transfer from Göteborg to Jönköping
    • 3 overnight stays for 2 in a double room
    • Breakfast for 2

    Darkmoon Faire

    In addition to the contest, there are other cosplay highlights in store. With the "Warcrafters" from Denmark, a group of cosplayers will be in attendance whose great passion for the Warcraft universe has earned them a reputation within the scene. They will be bringing their replica Darkmoon Faire from World of Warcraft to DreamHack Leipzig. Here visitors can play the well-known mini-games from the MMORPG classic.

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