Impact Comics Festival Cosplay Contest

Get your costume on!


cosplay [mass noun] The practice of dressing up as a character from a film, book, or video game, especially one from the Japanese genres of manga or anime.
– Oxford English Dictionary.

cosplay has always been an important part of the Impact Comics Festival!
We want this to be the most first time friendly cosplay event there is. There are no costs involved, almost no rules, just show up, register and have fun. You might win a prize!



Cosplay Timetable on Sunday 20th November

Cosplay Registration Opens
Cosplay Chess Registration Opens
Both at the GAMMA.CON tent

Cosplay Registration Closes
Cosplay Chess on the outdoor chess board in Garema Place

Cosplay prizes awarded!



The Rules

The event is in a public place, all regular public conduct laws and etiquette apply.

Do not scare children.

Do not offend people.

There are no locker facilities, plan to keep track of your own bags. Abandoned bags in public places are not looked on favourably by the police.

Do not bring weapons or props that may scare or intimidate anyone,.
Do not bring weapons or props that may attract the attention of the police.

To be considered for a prize you must register at the GAMMA.CON tent between 11am and 2pm on the day.

This is a fun event, categories are determined by the judges according to the entries they  get and the prizes that are donated. There will be no arguing with the judge’s decisions.