Category Archives: 2022 Autumnn – Competitions

Cosplay Performance

Cosplay Performance

  • In this competition we mainly observe the presentation and character similarity
  • You can compete with the same costume once a year.
  • You can only apply with official illustrations of officially published characters (manga, anime, film, video game, book cover, etc.) or internationally recognized fanarts of these official characters. Self-designed art of an official character or a character design without any official source is not allowed. 
  • We disqualify the contestants if they 
    • does not appear in time
    • spend more time on stage than is permitted (maximum five minutes)
    •  or if they do not comply with any rules, which are described in this document.
  • You don’t have to fill all the given time if you planned a shorter performance. Based on our experience, a shorter show can be more impressive.
  • Do not litter on the stage, if you drop anything during your performance, pick it up at the end!
  • Bringing firearms and/or real stabbing/cutting weapon to the event is strictly forbidden! 
  • Using fire or pyrotechnic device during the competitions is strictly prohibited! 
  • Using liquids on stage is prohibited!
  • We check the files which were submitted during registration, but the organizers are not liable for a defective or poorly edited content. 
  • If there is any technical error in the submitted files, we will ask for corrections via e-mail. If the corrected version is not sent until the application deadline, the application will be considered invalid.
  • Since the event is not age-restricted, each performance which would be considered age-restricted in accordance with the laws in force will be disqualified from the competition.

Place and date of application

  • You can apply to the competition on the  mondocon.hu website. The registration closes one week before the event (09th October 2022, 23:59), after that the application cannot be altered.
  • It is recommended to apply as soon as possible, so if something is need to be corrected, you will have time for that!
  • If you apply as a group, only one member of you need to register your team.

Check-in / get-in 

  • Competitors need to provide their tickets themselves.
  • Look for the MondoCon staff at the gates. They will help you to get your ticket – if you don’t have it yet- and get in faster.
  • We would disqualify those who do not appear in time or spend more time on stage than is permissible.
Registration
Gates openDeadline to arrive to the stage
10:0013:45
  • If someone cannot attend the event, but registered, please inform the organizers through the registration system or e-mail <cosplay@mondocon.hu> no later than the closing date for registration! (09th October 2022, 23:59)

Requested data and files

Information we need

  • Real (civil) name
  • e-mail address (regularly watched and reliable)
  • character name, who you are cosplaying and the title of the series (anime / game / series / other name) 
  • The file name will be the name of the group/individual candidate. 
  • The file name should not contain accents, capital letters and special characters. Instead of a space, use underscore. (Eg .: Peter Wade -> peter_wade)

Pictures

  • One reference image of the character must be uploaded. This will be projected on stage as a background image.
    • This image has to be colorful and it must show the full image of the character. The image can be edited, assembled from multiple images, but cannot be recolored!
    • It is worth to choose an image where the details are clearly visible (for example, multi-view picture montage).
    • If it’s possible choose a horizontal picture, because it is more preferable for a stage background.
    • Minimum resolution should be 1280×720, but up to 2 MB.

Music

  • As soon as we call you on stage we start the music and your chosen image will be projected in the background.
  • Whatever you wish to play in your music, edit it in the music because we cannot stop it for you.
  • The file length cannot be longer than the length of the performance. (5 minutes)
  • It is mandatory to write the length of the music in the file name. (Eg .: 40-second music -> kovacs_bela_00_40.mp3).

Video

  • In the Performance category a video can be used during the performance, which will go in the background.
  • It is important to make the video with music, because in this case, we cannot play the music and the video footage separately.
  • The video should be as long as your performance (maximum 5 minutes)
  • If you upload a video, include the length of the video file (e.g.:peter_parker_3:45.avi) on the file name.
  • Upload the video to a file sharing site (Google Drive, Dropbox, MEGA, OneDrive) and paste the link to the notes. Be sure the file will be available until the contest closes.
  • Parameters:
    • Container: .AVI, .MP4, .WMV
    • Video codecs: H264, x264, XviD, DivX (5-6-7), WMV-3, WMV-9
    • Audio codec: MP3, AAC, WMA, PCM, AC3, (min 44Khz, stereo)
    • Framerate: 29.97 fps
    • Resolution: 1280 × 720 (16: 9)
    • Pixel aspect ratio: 1.000 (square)
    • Max Duration: 5:00 min
    • Max size: 350 MB

Notes

  • Extra request can be written here (eg.: light requests, decoration requests etc.) 
  • Light types: solid color (RGB color scheme), multicolored (eg fire effect), flickering. You can also set the brightness as a percentage.
  • We will try to fulfill the requests within reasonable limits.
  • Decoration: make sure to write us 
    • the list of the items you wish to put on stage
    • if you need any help in the packing
    • how much time would it take
  • Putting everything on stage has to take maximum 30 seconds!
  • Only MondoCon staff members are authorized to help you put your decorations on stage.
  • If you spread something on stage (confetti, dust, etc.), use only small quantities and let us know about it so we can schedule a cleaning time after your turn if necessary. 
  • Dresser:
  • You may bring one person – from the same gender – to help you get dressed.
  • The dresser must have a valid ticket, otherwise we cannot let him/her in.
  • If you wish to bring a dresser, let us know in advance and do not forget to send us his/her civilian name, otherwise we cannot let him/her in the changing room!
  • Dressers are allowed to accompany you only, when you have a  very sophisticated costume which we will decide based on the reference image, and we have the right to refuse this requirement.

Awards

The winners will be announced on stage during the awards ceremony.

Tekken 7 contest (PS4)

Another chapter in the blood-soaked history of the Mishima family has came to the consoles and PCs. The tournament will be held again,where life and death the stake and not just the fate of the championship title. You can also participate in this fight as one of the warriors and fight for the best of honor. Are you good enough ? Are you worthy to join the ranks of the Mishima family or you will end up in a bottom of a volcano? You can prove your suitability at the following Mondocon.

Tournament rule

  • On-the-spot registration 
  • The championship is limited to 32 players ( the number of maximum players can vary based on the registrations)
  • Players must check-in 30 minutes before the championship at the point of registration
  • The Tournament will be in Double Elimination format.
  • Anyone who does not check in is disqualified
  • Before the matches, you are notified that you are the next. You have 3 minutes to get ready. If you do not appear on time, you are disqualified.
  • The matches will be in Bo3 format and the finals will be in Tournament mode.
  • Upon pressing the start button, you are notified about it. After 3 notifications, you are disqualified.
  • You can not configure rage arts on a single button. It is prohibited.
  • You can use your own PS4 controller, but it’s not mandatory. Please bring your own USB cable for your controller too.
  • For every player, Fair Play is mandatory. Please consider this before registering to the tournament.

Just Dance 2022 contest

High-steppers!

Do you feel like moving your body? Then you must come visit us at MondoCon! Feel free to dance around or enter the competition and win!

Rules of the contest:

  • Categories: Beginner,Advanced ,Pro
  • Max Competitor for categories: 
    • Beginner: 16
    • Advanced: 7
    • Pro: 5
  • All competitor need to play a qualification match to be categorized in the categories above.
  • After the qualification match the best 26 of the competitors will go to a single elimination tournament and will be separated to 8-15-3 (Beginner-Advanced-Pro) categories. Beginner and Advanced champion will move to the category above them.(Beginner->Advanced,Advanced->Pro).
  • The registration is local and you need to provide your full name , nickname and an email address.
  • If someone will not appear at the start of his/her match, after 2 minute he/she will be disqualified.
  • Every match 2 competitor will play.
  • The music selected by random.
  • The finals are Best of 5 : so you need to win 3 match.