Cosplay Event

MalCon Voice and Cosplay Superstars 2018

Are you ready to join the first ever toys and hobbies convention in Bulacan?  We are inviting you to the Malolos Toys and Hobbies Convention (MalCon) 2018 at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center (MSCC) on May 26-27, 2018.  As part of our support for the event, we will be organizing the first ever MalCon Voice and Cosplay Superstars (MalCon Superstars).

MalCon Superstars 2018 will be having two parts.  The first will be the VOICE SUPERSTARS on May 26 and the second will be the COSPLAY SUPERSTARS on May 27.  The winners of the Cosplay Superstars will automatically compete in the Cosplay Idol Season 4 Finals during Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2018 on June 3 at Ayala Malls Fairview Terraces.

MalCon Voice Superstars 2018

MalCOn 2018

CATEGORIES AND PRIZES :

  • Ultimate Voice Superstar – Php2,000 in cash
  • 1st Runner-up – Php1,000 in cash

GENERAL RULES:

  1. Contestants will be allowed to select a song selection from any of the following:  a. Japanese anime whether in original Japanese, English translation or Tagalized version;  b. Themes from cartoons or US animation;  c. Themes from superhero movies (Superman, Flash, Avengers, etc.)
  2. Maximum song time limits are 5 minutes.
  3. Strictly no reading of lyrics on stage.
  4. You can pre-register online.
  5. Strictly no profanity in lyrics or costume.
  6. Dangerous stunts, metal props, and other dangerous objects or props will not be allowed.
  7. No member of the staff or organizing committee will be allowed to participate in the cosplay event competition.
  8. The decisions of the judges are final.
  9. All contestants must provide all the necessary information outlined in the registration sheet. Please be prepared to give information such as your full name and contact details.
  10. These rules and mechanics may change without prior notice.
  11. Acceptance is on a FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED basis.

JUDGING:

  1. There will be three (3) judges during the event.
  2. All of the judges will be certified crafters.
  3. Criteria for judging will be as follows:
  • Voice Quality – 40%
  • Stage Presence – 30%
  • Costume/Attire – 20%
  • Audience Impact – 10%

 

MalCon Cosplay Superstars 2018

 

 

CATEGORIES AND PRIZES : CATEGORIES AND PRIZES :

  1. Cosplay Superstar – Php4,000 in cash
  2. Anime Cosplay – Php2,000 in cash
  3. Toy Cosplay – Php2,000 in cash
  4. Mecha/Armor (composed of 60% armor/rubber sheet) – Php2,000 in cash
  5. Game/Movie/Comics Cosplay – Php2,000 in cash
  6. Junior Cosplayer (12 years and below) – P2,000 in cash

GENERAL RULES:

  1. A cosplayer can cosplay any character from each of the category of the competition except for an original character.
  2. Cosplayers can either be an INDIVIDUAL, DUO or GROUP but the prizes will remain the same.
  3. There is no restriction to the number of members for a group cosplay entry.
  4. You can pre-register online.
  5. Each cosplayer will be given up to 2 minutes to perform. A 10 point deduction will be made for every minute in excess. There will be a timekeeper assigned at the event to monitor this.
  6. The maximum number of human props shall be two (2) for individual cosplay entry only.
  7. No human props will be allowed for group cosplay entry.
  8. Winners of the cosplay competition will automatically be allowed to participate for Cosplay Idol Season 2 Finals on June 3 at Pinoy Otaku Festival (POF) 2018: Ai at Fairview Terraces.
  9. Acceptance is on a FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED basis.

OTHER RULES:

  1. Dangerous stunts, metal props, and other dangerous objects or props will not be allowed.
  2. Special effects, props, and other materials which will hamper other cosplayers and the program is not allowed.  Also, you can verify your props as to this rule please approach the registration.
  3. In case of destruction or damage due to a contestants cosplay act, the cosplayer will be the one to answer for the said damages.
  4. No member of the staff or organizing committee will be allowed to participate in the cosplay event competition.
  5. The decisions of the judges are final.
  6. Contestants must inform the contest facilitators if they will need a microphone or other technical requirements ( Sounds, Effects, Lights, ETC. ).  Also, if you are using your own audio for your performance, please ensure they are in .mp3 format and should be copied in your own flash drives.
  7. All contestants must provide all the necessary information outlined in the registration sheet. Please be prepared to give information such as your full name and contact details.
  8. These rules and mechanics may change without prior notice.

JUDGING:

  1. There will be three (3) judges during the event.
  2. Criteria for judging will be as follows:
  • Characterization (cosplayers resemblance to the character he/she is cosplaying in terms of personality and actions) – 20 points
  • Costume Accuracy (accuracy of the costume based on the reference photo and the character) – 30 points
  • Cosplay Performance (catwalk, performance, and talent presented on stage) – 20 points
  • Talent (talent of the cosplayer – singing, dancing, acting, etc.) – 25 points
  • Overall Appeal (how the character can relate and involve the audience. The overall impact of the cosplayer. – 5 points

YOU CAN REGISTER FOR MALCON SUPERSTARS 2018 BELOW

For more information on MalCon 2018 please visit their website or Facebook page.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

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