Photos shown above from the Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball Los Angeles, in 2018 and 2019. All kindly supplied
BEST COUPLE / SET
JUDGE'S CHOICE (x2)
INTRODUCING THE JUDGES
Sophia is a well known identity in the NZ cosplay community, both for her gorgeous costumes, and also for her dedicated and meticulous judging style she has bought to Armageddon Expo’s national circuit and other costuming events.
Outside of cosplay, Sophia loves the ocean, hiking, adventure, as well as spending time with her talented partner Chris Ting, who will also be our M.C. for the weekend.
Fiona brings to our event years of costume & judging experience, such as: Oamaru’s Victorian Fete’s Best Dressed 2018
Miss Rotorua for 3 years & NZ Beard & Moustache Contest 2019.
As the daughter of Kelly Tarlton, Fiona continues her father’s legacy of Scuba Diving and Marine Conservation. She is an Ambassador for the Endangered Species Foundation of NZ.
Fiona is an adventurer with a life of diverse, exciting experiences.
INFORMATION & FAQ's
SATURDAY 17 JULY 2021
COSTUMIER'S FANTASTY MASQUERADE BALL
Millennium Hotel, Rotorua
SELF REGISTRATION on the Saturday between 10am - 4pm
Sign up at the event registration desk
Select your 5 minute casual interview / chat time with the judges
(* times slots will be between 6.30pm - 8pm)
There is a limit to the number of entries we will be taking so don't delay your registration on the Saturday to last minute... or you may miss out.
JUDGING & PARADE:
*At your selected interview time meet the judges for a quick and casual chat.
This time also gives the judges an opportunity to get up close to and look over your costume and/or accessories.
9.10pm - Competition entrants parade
9.20pm - Winners announced
PRIZES & CATEGORIES:
The prizes and categories will be decided / allocated by the judges based on best fit.
WHO CAN ENTER:
Any guest who is attending the event on the Saturday evening.
There is a limit to the number of entries places available so register early to not miss out.
Costumes do not have to be self made.
We would expect you acknowledge any special effects or contributing artists who have helped to create your design, so we can tag, link and acknowledge their workmanship on any photos, marketing, social media, advertising or web
USE OF IMAGE:
By entering this competition, you permit your images taken on the evening to be used without limitation for any marketing, social media, advertising, web or wherever seen fit by the organisers and sponsors.
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