2022 Masquerade & World Cosplay Summit USA Finals

Sun. Jul 3, 2022 8:00pm - 11:00pm PDT
All Ages
$7.00 - $17.00
All Ages
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$7.00 - $17.00
All Ages
Event Description

Get ready for two phenomenal cosplay events sharing the same amazing stage! The AX Masquerade is the longest-running event at Anime Expo. Cheer for your favorites as they compete for incredible prizes and the coveted Best in Show on the Main Events stage!

Immediately following is the World Cosplay Summit USA Finals! Teams of two will compete to earn their spot in WCS 2023, where they will travel to Nagoya, Japan to compete against the best cosplayers in the world! This year, we welcome not only our cosplay teams who applied to the finals but our Preliminary winners from Holiday Matsuri!

Share your passion for craftsmanship and performance at this fantastic cosplay double-header, only at Anime Expo!

Want more information about this fun and competitive event?  Want to know how to apply to be a contestant?  Read all about it on the Anime Expo website:

Applications for the WCS USA Finals and the 2022 AX Masquerade are open until April 30, 2022.  Apply HERE.

You must have both an Anime Expo attendee badge (Sunday or any 4-day) and a ticket to see this event.  If you need to purchase a badge, please go to AX Registration now.

Check-in begins 1 hour before the start of the event and will end promptly at 9 pm, 1 hour after doors close.  There will be priority entry for attendees with an ADA sticker so please arrive 15 mins prior to start of check-in to avoid the crowd.

If you have questions, need further assistance, or have ADA requests, please send an email to events@anime-expo.org.

All sales are final.  No exchanges, no refunds.

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
Please join us in supporting our 2022 official charity recipient, the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC)!

Visit https://bit.ly/33jSkDu for more information or text the code “SPJA22” TO 44-321 to donate.

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Main Events @ LACC Hall B 1201 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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