NORWALK, CT – August 2, 2016 – ReedPOP, the world's leading producer of pop culture events, today announced that the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay will return to the Big Apple Saturday, October 8, presented by Autodesk©. The Eastern Championships of Cosplay is the most prestigious costume contest on the east coast and is the 10th stop in ReedPOP’s 2016 Global Championships of Cosplay circuit. Thousands of NYCC Fans will watch in person while Fans from around the world will tune in via the Official NYCC Livestream to cheer on their favorite cosplayers. The winner of the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay will win cash and prizes as well as a trip to Chicago for C2E2 April 21-23, 2017 to compete in the C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay, the last stop in the Global Championships of Cosplay.
“Cosplay is an amazing part of our events and the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay is one of the biggest stages where competitors can show off their unique and incredible skills,” said Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPOP. “We are excited to give these cosplayers a chance to be rewarded for all their talents while giving the Fans, both on-site and online, the opportunity to watch in awe and admire these talented individuals.”