Cosplay is short for “costume play” and involves dressing out to characters from comics, games, TV-series, movies etc.
Are you a cosplayer or just curious? We have a lot of exciting activites for you!

Together with NärCon we arrange a number of cosplay competitions such as the qualification for the Swedish Cosplay Championship (Cosplay-SM) and Sweden’s only qualifiction to World Cosplay Summit. Information only available in Swedish, please let us know if you need an English version.

World Cosplay Summit Logo

Swedens only qualification to the world largest Cosplay competition in Nagoyo Japan. You compete as a couple. More info here (in Swedish).

Cosplay SM

Compete for a spot in the Swedish Cosplay Championships. More info here (in Swedish).



  • Your weapon/replica need to be permitted by Swedish law.
  • It is strictly forbidden with spikes, sharp edges or similar on your cosplay outfit or accessories if these can hurt people.
  • It is forbidden to have a drawn sword/knife/etc. at the venue. During photos and/or on stage it is of course allowed to pose with your wepaon/replica but at any other time it should be tucked away.
  • Weapon replicas of guns, for example soft-airguns and similar must be secured and non-functional. Please also make sure to plug the orifice tube.
  • If your weapon/replica doesn’t resemble anything that can be dangerous to others (for example a replica made in papier maiché or similar) you don’t have to worry about breaking any of our rules.

The organizer have the right to, at any time, control your weapon/replica to make sure it it follows all rules above.