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CCCT | 27 APRIL - 1 MAY |CTICC 2 | CAPE TOWN

CCA | 26-29 SEPT | JHB EXPO CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG

bE THE HERO OR PLAY THE VILLAIN

REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF COSPLAY

MEET THE CONTESTANTS

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MEET THE JUDGES

LEON CHIRO

GUEST AND CHAMPS JUDGE

ITALY | COSPLAYER & PRO WRESTLER

Leon Chiro is an Italian professional cosplayer and cosplay judge. He is also a pro-wrestler. The majority of his cosplays originate from popular anime and video games. His first cosplay was Tidus from Final Fantasy…

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ELIZABETH RAGE

GUEST AND CHAMPS JUDGE

Elizabeth is a Professional cosplayer and costume designer from the USA…

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ODIDI MFENYANA

CHAMPS JUDGE

Odidi Mfenyana is a multidisciplinary performing artist with substantial work experience in events co-cordination, production management and public relations.  Born in Cape Town started his professional career in 1994 at Artscape (then Nico Malan Theatre)…

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ANGIE MCGRATH

CHAMPS JUDGE

Angie McGrath is the Marketing Coordinator for Labelling, Sewing and Craft at Brother International South Africa and currently studying her honours in Business Management through University of South Africa (UNISA)…

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LLOYD KANDLIN

CHAMPS JUDGE

From early days doing acrobatics in the circus, to designing and building sets, creating and designing costumes for film & theater shows – name it and I might have done it…

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TRAVIS HORNSBY

CHAMPS JUDGE

“Travis Hornsby (he/they) is a rogue yogi pole dancing clown based in Cape Town. Character and mask work are central to their creative practise; with credits in film, theatre and installation projects….

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AVONNETTE STORKEY

KIDS COSPLAY
JUDGE

Avonnette Storkey is the owner and head party planner at Whimsical Parties.

She’s also a creative wanderer dabbling in graphic design and illustration.

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YAMAKI COSPLAY

CASUAL
JUDGE

Yamaki is very well known in the local cosplay community, having over a decade of experience. They are mostly known for their incredible crossplays and love for beautiful male characters.

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FRED WOLF

COSPLAY
JUDGE

Professional cosplayer from Mauritius. 3 times local champion, and 2 times Masters Champion at CCA. Now a performer, a cosplay business owner, as well as an official cosplay judge for various contests across the globe. 

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BAKA SAKURA

CASUAL
JUDGE

Baka Sakura is a Capetonian cosplayer with over 10 years of experience. She has had her fair share of local and international competitions – both in front and behind the judge’s table. 

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PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

Cosplay Central at Comic Con Cape Town is the place to get all your cosplay gear and goodies from our partners and exhibitors, meet with friends and show off your sewing skills. Apply to take part in numerous cosplay competitions and maybe you will take home the crown championship of cosplay trophy.

PRIZES

2023 CC CPT REGIONAL CHAMPION OF COSPLAY

  • R5 000 cash prize
  • Brother ScanNCut SDX1200
  • Automatic entry into the Final Round of the Championship of Cosplay at Comic Con Africa 2023
  • Economy return flights & 2 nights’ accommodation at a 3*+ hotel in Johannesburg
  • 2 x 4-day pass to 2023 Comic Con Africa
  • 2023 Comic Con Cape Town Regional Overall Champion of Cosplay trophy

2023 CC CPT MASTERS CHAMPION

  • R2 500 cash prize
  • 2x 4-day pass to 2023 Comic Con Africa
  • 2023 Comic Con Cape Town Regional Masters Champion of Cosplay trophy

2023 CC CPT CHAMPION OF NEEDLEWORK

  • R1 250 cash prize
  • Brother JK17B mechanical sewing machine
  • 2x 4-day pass to 2023 Comic Con Africa
  • 2023 Comic Con Cape Town Regional Needlework Champion of Cosplay trophy

2023 CC CPT CHAMPION OF ARMOUR

  • R1 250 cash prize
  • Brother Bluetooth labelling machine with tapes
  • 2x 4-day pass to 2023 Comic Con Africa
  • 2023 Comic Con Cape Town Regional Armour Champion of Cosplay trophy