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    Cosplay Contest

    In 2018, the second day of the festival is once again reserved for our epic cosplay contest. We are preparing a whole range of services for all participants. Rest assured that there will be plenty of seating, food and drink – our maids will look after you.

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    DreamHack Leipzig Cosplay Contest

    An expert jury made up of famous cosplayers will select the participants in advance and crown the winners at DreamHack Leipzig on 27 January 2018. Top-quality prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.

    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 2018 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 (for the most creative use of technology)
    • 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 2018 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