Cosplay Fiesta at SM City Fairview

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Cosplay Fiesta is an exciting new cosplay competition hosted by SM City Fairview. Click on “read more” for full rules and guidelines.

 

 

COSPLAY FIESTA at SM CITY FAIRVIEW

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REGISTRATION

The contest is open to all SM City Fairview patrons who have purchased any single receipt purchase worth Php 300.00 from any SM City Fairview tenant / establishment from July 30 – August 13, 2017.

Contest registration can be done via online or online.

Online pre-registration is from July 30 to August 12, 2017 via http://cosplayfiesta.cosplay.ph

The following information must be submitted through the online form:

  1. The participant’s real name;
  2. The participant’s stage name;
  3. The participant’s working contact details (mobile phone AND email);
  4. The name of the character that the cosplayer is cosplaying;
  5. The series from which the character or characters originated;
  6. Link to the photo of single receipt / proof of purchase from any SM City Fairview tentant/establishment of at least Php 300.00, in JPG GIF PNG or PDF Format not exceeding 2MB in file size.

Onsite registration is on August 13, 2017 (Saturday) from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the registration table at the Atrium, SM City Fairview Annex Ground Floor. The following information must be submitted through the registration form for on-site registrants:

  1. The participant’s real name;
  2. The participant’s stage name;
  3. The participant’s working contact details (mobile phone AND email);
  4. The name of the character that the cosplayer is cosplaying;
  5. The series from which the character or characters originated;
  6. A single receipt purchase worth at least Php 300 from any SM City Fairview tenant/establishment made from July 30 to Aug 13, 2017.

 

Online pre-registrants should be at the registration table at the Atrium, SM City Fairview Annex Ground Floor no later than 3:00 PM to be included in the official roster of contestants. Please present one (1) valid government, company or school ID when confirming registration, including the actual receipt/proof of purchase submitted online.

Registration will end at 3:00PM and the cosplayers must be in full costume and assemble for Cosplay Parade.

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  1. Fanservice is allowed but should be “General Patronage”.  Keep in mind that the contest is a wholesome and a General Patronage event.
  1. Costumes that are too revealing (ie. exposes private parts) are prohibited. The organizing team has the right to disqualify any participant on this ground.
  1. All kinds of costume props must be handled with utmost care and must not be harmful to his/her fellow contestants, event staff and event attendees. Any kind of sharp and/or bladed objects that will be used as costume props that could cut human flesh are strictly prohibited.

Any kind of pyrotechnic equipment/s that will be used as costume props that could render damage to the venue and/or property is strictly prohibited.

  1. The organizing team, organizers and its staff will not be held responsible for damage or injury resulting from mishandling and/or negligence of a cosplayer in his/her use of props/materials throughout the duration of the event.
  1. Contestants under eighteen (18) years of age as of event date must have their parent/s and/or legal guardian/s sign the waiver/image release form to be provided at the registration table.
  1. The event organizers reserve the right to disqualify any contestant who ignores and/or violates any of the aforementioned guidelines.
  1. Registration and participation in this contest constitutes that the contestant gives the right and the authority to the organizers/staff, its sponsors and authorized press media to take pictures and/or videos of registered contestants, teams and its members and will be the sole property of the organizers/staff, its sponsors and authorized press media to be used for future publications and/or advertising promotions.
  1. The event organizers and its agencies, their respective staff and judges as well as their relatives up to the 2nd degree of affinity or consanguinity are disqualified from participating in the competition. This includes parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, uncles or aunts, first cousins, nephews or niece and brother or sister.
  1. Costumes that were partially or wholly fabricated by any of the judges are disqualified from participating in the competition. Costumes owned by any of the judges are likewise disqualified.

 

CATWALK GUIDELINES

  1. All contestants will be required to go up the stage and perform a short catwalk/skit/performance onstage.
  1. Contestants have a maximum of one (1) minute for their catwalk.
  1. Contestants may opt to have a maximum of two (2) stage hands to assist in their performance.
  1. No request for technical equipment such as microphone / background music and like will be entertained.

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

During the catwalk, a distinct panel of judges composed of Cosplay.ph officials and members of its community, in the presence of a DTI Representative, will judge the contestants with the following criteria in mind:

  1. Costume Quality (50%): Faithfulness to the source material as well as the quality of details, difficulty, durability and functionality of the costume.
  1. Performance (40%): Overall entertainment value of the stage performance including projection, facial expression as well as the quality, creativity and originality of the skit.
  1. Audience Impact (10%): The overall impact that the performance achieved based on the audience impact.

 

JUDGING PENALTIES

The following penalties will be imposed on the following rule infractions:

  1. Exceeding Time Limit (10% Infraction): For every one (1) minute or fraction thereof that the performance exceeds the time limit of one (1) minute, a 10% score deduction will be applied.
  1. Unsportsmanlike Conduct (10% Infraction): For actions that are demeaning to the organizers, staff or judges or that incite conflict in the competition, a 10% score deduction will be applied. If this unsportsmanlike conduct continues, it may result in disqualification and ejection from the venue grounds.

Judges’ decisions are final with the presence of a DTI-Representative.

AWARDS

1st Place: P10,000.00 worth of SM Shopping Money
2nd Place: P 5,000.00 worth of SM Shopping Money
3rd Place: P 3,000.00 worth of SM Shopping Money

 

Per DTI-FTEB Permit # 11769 Series of 2017.