The Cosplay Authority Global ChallengE (The CAGE) is one of the world's premier cosplay gathering. Co-located with the AsiaPOP Comicon (APCC), The CAGE brings together cosplayers from the world over to compete, nurture friendship and share best practices with each other.
The CAGE is for nearly everyone! If you are aged between 5-90 years young, we want you there! There are no territorial boundaries, The CAGE welcomes all citizens of the world. You can download the application here.
For the Kids category, there is no need for any performance or skit. But if you want to increase your chances, we will be more than happy to accommodate to your little ones request. Each contestant will be given a maximum of two and a half minutes to impress the judging panel.
For the Open category, although a skit is not required, in order to bolster your chance of winning that grand prize, we strongly recommend it. Hey, no venture, no gain!
Each contestant will be given a maximum of two and a half minutes to impress the judging panel.
Yes, we have a set of do's & don'ts that needs to be upheld for the safety and protection of all contestants. The CAGE Organisers will not hesitate to remove anyone found to be flouting these rules. Please see our Rules & Regulations link here.
For all winners, the scheduled photography session with Jay Tablante will be informed to you. NO changes or requests will be entertained due to the tight scheduling. Failure to be present at your stipulated allocated slot will be deemed as a no-show and no replacement slot will be allocated. All winners are advised to report at least one (01) hour before your scheduled slot to put on your costume and make up.
All cash prizes will be transferred to the winners' bank accounts.
For the Open Category grand champion, all air tickets and accommodation to the next convention will be arranged for you by The CAGE Organisers. Once the booking is confirmed, any changes made will be borne by the individual.
In order for the grand champion to fulfil his/her obligations, 50% of the total cash prize will be presented to the champion after the competition while the other 50% will be withheld and only transferred upon appearance at the next convention. Failure to appear at the next convention without a valid reason, will nullify all titles and prizes accorded and the individual is obligated to return all prizes and winnings.
All contestants will have to sign an agreement prior to the competition day.
In order to assess and shortlist contestants for The CAGE, all applications have to be accompanied with detailed drawings/pictures of your costume (at least 50% completed). Any other supporting information is also welcomed. All images have to be at least 1MB in size to ensure that we are able to view your wonderful designs and creations.