Cosplay Guest Applications

We are now accepting applications to be a cosplay guest at Anime Crossroads! We are looking for experienced cosplayers to help us with our cosplay programming. As a guest, you will be required to judge our Masquerade on Saturday. This is an all day commitment.


  • 2 3-day weekend badges for you and a guest
  • A table in our table swap area so you can sell your goods
  • Access to our Staff Lounge for snacks and drinks (non-alcoholic)
  • A $150 stipend

In order to be a guest, you will need to meet the specifications listed below:

  • Have experience as a contestant in cosplay contests, especially anime convention contests
  • Have years of experience in cosplay crafting
  • Be available to judge the Anime Crossroads Masquerade
  • Be at least 18 years or older by March 1st, 2024

Ideal candidates, in addition to everything listed above, will also have the following:

  • Experience hosting panels, preferably cosplay related
  • Have experience in both craftsmanship and performance
  • Be considered a Journeyman or Master class cosplayer by our Masquerade standards
  • Will have been a former contestant in Anime Crossroads Masquerade

To apply, simply follow the link below. Be sure to read all the questions and information carefully to provide us with the best and most accurate picture of you. If you have any questions, please email

If you meet all the requirements, please feel free to fill out the application!

Anime Crossroads