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Cosplay Day And Cosplay Central’s Virtual Competition 2021

Find out about our Cosplay Guests and what to expect on July 10!

Alyson Tabbitha and Xephyr Studios
Alyson Tabbitha and Xephyr Studios

One of the things that we love the most about our cons is the hugely diverse talent of fans who make and showcase their inspiring cosplay outfits.

To celebrate cosplay and its community as one of the pillars of ReedPop events, we’re excited to launch our very first Cosplay Day on Saturday, July 10.

Whether you’re a beginner or a cosplay veteran, this event is one not to be missed, it’ll be jam-packed full of tutorials, a virtual cosplay competition, guest panels and fan meet-ups.

Cosplay Central Virtual Competition 2021

As part of Cosplay Day, we are back with the 2021 edition of the Cosplay Central Virtual Competition! This celebration of cosplay craftsmanship is open to cosplayers everywhere and of all skill levels who will take to the virtual stage and show off their lockdown builds!

There will be prizes for Best in Show, Best Beginner and three Runners Up (including one notable sewing and one notable armour entry). To check out how the competition works, competition rules and, most importantly, how to enter, click here for more information.

Guests and Panels

Alyson Tabbitha is our first cosplay competition judge to be announced! Known throughout the cosplay community as the cosplayer with many faces for her incredible transformations such as Wonder Woman and Jack Sparrow, she will be featuring in her own Cosplay Makeup and Transformations panel - if you want to submit a question to her in time for her panel, stay tuned!

Xephyr Studios is our second cosplay competition judge we’re excited to announce! An amazing cosplayer specialising in sleek, highly engineered costume builds with high precision, who won 2nd at the C2E2 Crown Championships 2020 with their Moira costume. Xephyr will also be featuring in their own panel on how to finish and paint 3D prints.

We have one more judge to announce and more coming soon on a special edition of our Cosplay Master Class series with a new episode every day from Tuesday to Friday, including a live Q&A with our cosplay expert on Cosplay Day itself, so they can answer those burning questions of yours. We will also have a special update on competitions at our ReedPop physical shows and some social events on Discord, so stay tuned.

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Emma Farnworth


Emma is Cosplay Coordinator for MCM Comic Con and ReedPop. A cosplayer since 2009 with a passion for craft, when not running masquerades she can also be found making jewellery, playing Animal Crossing, or indulging her passion for Japanese kimono.