What is the contest theme?

  • Any cosplay creation may be submitted; however, special consideration will be given to cosplays that incorporate one of the six games being broadcast during Extra Life United or are Extra Life inspired.  

The six games being featured during Extra Life United are: 

·       Among Us 

·       Fall Guys 

·       Chess 

·       Magic: The Gathering 

·       Rocket League 

·       Minecraft 


Where do I submit my entry?

  • A: reddit.com/r/extralife - Extra Life will be creating threads for each competition. Multiple pictures and even videos of your creations are encouraged! We want to see your creations in all their glory! The best way to do this on Reddit is to create an imgur album and link that in your post on the cosplay thread of your choice!


When can I submit my entry? 

  • Entries can be submitted between April 19th - midnight April 23rd. Extra Life will announce when the threads are open for submissions on social media & discord


How many times can I submit?

  • You may only submit one design for the cosplay competition 


Where can I find more information about the cosplay rules?


Can I start designing my cosplay/skateboard now?

  • Yes, good luck and have fun! 


What will be the judging criteria for cosplay entries?

  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Contest theme (featured games for Extra Life United and/or Extra Life inspired designs) 


What else do I need to include in my cosplay entry?

  • When submitting your cosplay creation, the following information is required in your entry:

    •  Your preferred name (can be display name) 
    •  The name of the CMN Hospital you are supporting 
    •  A link to your 2021 Extra Life Fundraising page 


Registering for Extra Life is a requirement for this competition, and if you are found to have not registered, you will be asked to create a page before the submission period ends. If a page is not created before the submission period closes, you will be disqualified. 


When will winners be announced?

  • Winners will be announced by 5 PM ET, April 30th


What is the prize for the cosplay competition?


  • Prizing for this contest are donations made directly to winners’ chosen children’s hospital. Prizes will be awarded in each category as follows: 

    

Placement 

Category 

Prize Amount 

1st 

Novice 

$4,000 USD 

2nd 

Novice 

$3,000 USD 

3rd 

Novice 

$2,000 USD 

1st 

Professional 

$4,000 USD 

2nd 

Professional 

$3,000 USD 

3rd 

Professional 

$2,000 USD 


The donations described in this section will be made by CMN Hospitals directly to the winners’ chosen children’s hospitals and have no cash value for the winners. 


Can I submit my cosplay for both categories?

  • No, you must choose either the Novice or Professional category.