How do I enter?
Please use the form on this page.
Who can enter?
Anyone can enter whether they are a casual cosplayer or part of a professional cosplay group. We do ask if you are under 18 to get your parents permission as we cannot be held responsible for young peoples safety, attending the event.
do i need to pay to enter?
Please note that there is no competition entry fee but you must have an entry ticket for the event. You must be able to attend and be willing to showcase your costume to a judging panel onstage in front of a live audience.
The competition entry deadline is Sunday 28th October 2018 at midnight. Any entries we receive after this date will not be valid. If you are shortlisted for the competition we will inform you via email by Friday 3rd November 2018.
Monopoly Events adopt a common-sense approach to items allowed in to the venue. Obviously anything that would be illegal to carry in public is forbidden. We would ask that you are considerate about other fellow customers when thinking of what you bring with you. Monopoly Events reserve the right to deny entry, withdraw access, or cancel tickets without refund . Monopoly Events Staff & Security for the event and venue reserve the right to reject any weapon or prop if deemed likely to cause a nuisance. You and anything you bring with you may be searched upon entry to the venue, we reserve the right of entry.
- Metal blades - sharp or blunt e.g. swords, axes & knives.
- Bats - Wooden or Metal , Including baseball bats
- Guns - Rifles & Artillery
- Crossbows & Strug Bows , Sharp Arrows
- Gas Canisters
- Nails Protruding or other sharp items protruding from items or costumes
- Lazer pointers , regardless of being part of costume or prop
- Any other item that is deemed illegal to carry in the UK
We do not offer any exceptions to our rules regardless of memberships , licences etc. Bring your items at your own risk however Police may destroy confiscated items without consultation.
- Unrealistic Guns and Toy Guns such as Phasers and plasma guns are allowed up to 150cm
- Realistic imitation firearms such as airsoft guns & BB guns are allowed as long as they have the brightly coloured tip or muzzle fitted
- Bows & Crossbows are allowed if unstrung or props which cannot be operated
- Slings and catapults are allowed however no ammunition must be carried and will be confiscated if found
- Once again please bring items at your own risk , if staff and security deem them to be a risk to the event and its attendees confiscation is likely.
- We do not allow nudity, adult fetish attire and extreme BDSM is not allowed.
- Costumes & Props must not create or involve naked flames.
- We would request that any larger costumes do not exceed 3 metres between two points of the costume / prop.
Monopoly Events reserve the right to intervene if any costumes / uniforms are inciting hate or crime and are from any organisations that are responsible for any crimes against humanity.
Monopoly Events want all our visitors to enjoy our events therefore if you are in any doubt on any of the guidelines check first by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to enter as a group cosplay please use one person's details as point of contact. When filling out the rest of the form make sure to include all your cosplay entrants details. You may perform during the cosplay competition and you may send us a soundtrack to play with it but we will ask for this, if and when you are shortlisted.
Don't worry if you are not shortlisted, there will be a cosplay masquerade for anyone else who entered, allowing you to present your costume live on stage to the audience.