The official contest of the fair open to all categories of cosplayers. The participants (upon registration on site) who will compete will be evaluated by the jury composed of prominent members belonging to the world of Cosplay, Associations and Professionals in the sector.

The jurors will evaluate each competitor based on the following characteristics: global resemblance to the character, workmanship and difficulty of the costume, interpretation of the characteristic traits of the character itself and originality and artistic value of the performance.


Best Tailored Cosplay
Best Crafting Cosplay
Best Group Cosplay
Best Modeling Cosplay
Best Performance
Best Kids Cosplay

At the end of the awards, regardless of the prizes already awarded, the finalist who will represent the fair at the final of the COSPLAY ITALIAN CUP, the first NATIONAL tournament created by EPICOS, will be selected and announced! (all info on

How to participate in the Epic Cosplay Contest

First of all it is necessary to fill in the RELEASE at the following link:

ATTENTION: if you have already filled out the release form for previous races it is NOT necessary to refill it!


from 16.00 to 17.00, directly to the event at the Epicos desk near the Stage.

Prejudging at 18:00

Performances start at 19:00

Epic Cosplay Contest General Rules

(timing of scenes, jury and registrations)

Exhibition times

Singles: max 1.5 minutes
Groups up to 3 people: 2 minutes
Groups of 4 to 10 people: 3 minutes
Groups over 10 people: 4 minutes

The program 2024

Event location and date

07/20/2024 from 19:00 to 22:00
Piazzale Federico Fellini
via Saint Maur de Fosses
47921 Rimini


Free full admission
Free reduced admission

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