JANUARY 5 - 7, 2024

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

FAN EXPO New Orleans


Cosplayers, get ready to show off your craftsmanship skills and compete for cosplay glory in the 2023 FAN EXPO New Orleans Cosplay Craftsmanship Cup!




Contest entrants must have a valid ticket for entry to FAN EXPO New Orleans on the day of the competition.

Entrants must be 13 years of age or older. Cosplayers 12 and under may compete in the Children’s Cosplay Contest on Sunday January 8th.

The FAN EXPO New Orleans contest participation is restricted to contestants who complete the online registration. Online registration is on a first come - first serve basis and is limited to 45 entries, individual or group. Once the cap has been reached, the remaining entrants will be placed on a Standby list and notified only if and when a spot opens up.

Registration reserves a spot in the contest; contestants are still required to complete a prejudging appointment earlier on the day of the event.

Online registration will require the following information for each participant:

  • Legal Name
  • Cosplay Name (optional)
  • Age
  • Division
  • Character
  • Each additional name, age, character of group members
  • A brief description of your cosplay and/or construction process for the emcee to read as you appear on stage. Max 50 words.