Cosplayers! We’re excited to announce the return of Rose City Comic Con’s cosplay-centric show feature, Destination Cosplay! If you’re a cosplayer, or if you love and appreciate cosplay, then Destination Cosplay is where you want to be, what you want to see, and how you want to enjoy your RCCC!

Whether you’re a total beginner, somewhat experienced, or an award-winning professional cosplayer, there’s something for you at Destination Cosplay. But Destination Cosplay is much more than just a location. It’s a fully programmed track of Cosplay Panels, Demos, and Meetups!

Destination Cosplay Area Features

Cosplay Changing – Room D134

B Meeting Rooms

Destination Cosplay at Rose City Comic Con is your ultimate haven for all things cosplay. With dedicated areas for cosplay repair, you can ensure your costume stays flawless throughout the event. Special guest appearances by our Cosplay Guests offer a chance to learn from the best, while Cosplay Fan Groups foster a sense of camaraderie among cosplayers. Plus don’t miss out on fandom-focused Cosplay Meetups, led by passionate cosplayers from the community. From crafting tips to socializing with fellow cosplayers, Destination Cosplay is the heart of cosplay culture at Rose City Comic Con.

Room B117-119

Rose City Comic Con offers an array of fun, fandom-focused Cosplay Meetups that truly immerse fans in their favorite universes. Meet up with like-minded enthusiasts to connect and celebrate your shared passions.

Room B113-116

Star Wars Fan Experience

Imagine this – over 3,000 square feet of pure Star Wars magic in Destination Cosplay. That’s exactly what fans can expect when they enter the Star Wars Fan Experience. Located in B113-116, join Star Wars Fan Clubs as they transport you into the worlds of Star Wars.

Room B111-112

Cosplay Guests and Cosplay Fan Groups

Bump elbows with cosplay royalty and say hello to our friendly cosplay groups! Whether you’re looking to find a new group of dedicated cosplayers to mingle with on the regular, want to get some tips on the crafting behind cosplay, or just looking to make a new friend, this is your space to mix and mingle with cosplayers of all levels, backgrounds, and skill sets. Get your cosplay on! Your next cosplay bestie awaits…

Room B110

Cosplay Repair, powered by the PNW Guild of Cosplayers

From a safety pin to a fully sewn seam, The Pacific Northwest Guild of Cosplayers has you covered. Stop by and have your cosplay repaired by the cosplayer repair team. The Guild is excited to provide help assisting you with any costumed or non-costumed mishaps that may happen.

Lobby outside of B

Cosplay Exhibition, powered by the PNW Guild of Cosplayers

PNW Guild of Cosplayers are proud to showcase amazing cosplays from talented humans. Come gaze in wonder at the hard work your cosplay community is capable of, and get inspired. Who knows, one day that could be you! From humble costume beginnings to show stopping cosplays, We aim to show works of art in costume form.

Destination Cosplay Programming Highlights

Rose City Comic Con Cosplay Competition

Saturday | TBA PM – TBA PM | Main Stage

Rose City Comic Con’s most popular event is back again for 2024! Our 2023 Cosplay Competition was hosted by DJ Aussie Dave and Level Up Leroy, with voice over support from Adam McArthur, known for Jujutsu Kaisen and Star vs. the Forces of Evil. Our incredible Cosplay Guest Judges were WexyLex, VivSai, and Black Bettie Cosplay.

2024 announcement are coming soon!

See the biggest and best in cosplay craftsmanship, as cosplayers of all skill levels and talents grace our Main Stage with their stunning handcrafted costumes. Who will excite the judge’s with their electric stage presence and be awarded Judge’s Choice? Who will take home the highly coveted Best in Show trophy, designed by Plexi Cosplay and Hoku Props? Stay tuned to find out!

Sponsored by: CUT/SEW, Oliso, Famore Cutlery, We Love Colors,  Angelus Paints, Arda Wigs, and Bokksu

2023 Cosplay Guest Judges