If you’re going to be in New York City for New York Comic Con this year, then you’re also going to want to stop by the SWTOR Cosplay Contest. Here is the official info from SWTOR.com:
DRESS TO IMPRESS
OCTOBER 8, 2015 – COMPETE FOR GREAT PRIZES!
(DOORS OPEN 7PM EDT @ THE HARD ROCK CAFÉ ON BROADWAY)
Compete in the first ever Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ Cosplay Contest! Join us on October 8, 2015 at the New York Comic Con Cantina Event.Celebrate the upcoming launch of Knights of the Fallen Empire and come dressed to impress. Send in the email portion of your entry by October 5th!
This event is FREE for everyone who wants to come, watch and share the fun with us and the Star Wars: The Old Republic community. Or, watch the contest live on www.twitch.tv/swtor at 8PM EDT and vote online to rank the top three winners!
The deadline to enter via email is Monday, October 5th. See Official Contest Rules.
If you don’t want to enter yourself (why wouldn’t you?) then you can just stop by and check it out on the night of the event, or follow it all live on Twitch.
WHERE:The Hard Rock Café at 1501 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036 between 43rd and 44th Streets (Main Café Room)
WHEN: Thursday, October 8, 2015. The Cantina Event is from 7PM – 11PM EDT and the Cosplay Contest will begin at 8PM EDT.
If you’re not at the event, join us virtually starting at 8PM EDT at www.twitch.tv/swtor and vote online to rank the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!
- Read the Official Contest Rules.
- Email the following firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, Oct 5, 2015 @ 11:59PM EDT:
- Your Star Wars: The Old Republic account Display Name. Don’t have an account? Go towww.swtor.com/play-free to create one and join the contest!
- Your Star Wars: The Old Republic account email address
- Your First and Last Name
- The name of the existing Star Wars: The Old Republic character that you will be cosplaying
- Arrive at the NYCC Cantina Fan Event and be in your costume by 7:00 PM EDT to give us time to check you in and get you ready to go.If you need to change on-site, BE THERE EARLY! We’ll open doors for participants at 6:00PM and provide an area for you to change.(NOTE: You must be physically present to participate and to be rewarded.)
A panel of judges, assembled by the BioWare team, will pick the top three winners based on these four criteria, each with a pool of 25 points, for a maximum of 100 total points:
- Creativity of Costume
- Cohesive Theme
- Overall presentation
After the judges determine the top 3 contenders, anyone viewing the event physically or virtually at www.twitch.tv/swtor will be given the opportunity to vote online to rank the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners!