DreamHack Summer Cosplay 2017

DreamHack is happy to present some of the finest cosplayers from all over the world that will participate in our cosplay championships at DreamHack Summer 2017. We’re aiming to provide an amazing show for all our guests. For this year we will have two major shows in which you can participate in.

Our mission

We want to promote recognition of Cosplay and all it’s passion for the community that bring different characters to life.

Want to compete?

We have two major shows we are hosting during DHS17 and you can read about them below, including the rules, criteria, and our partners as well.

Want to casually go to DreamHack in cosplay?

You can do this! Just get an event pass at our ticket page https://bokning.dreamhack.se and remember to have fun!

DreamHack World Cosplay Championship

Sunday June 18th
Main Stage 16:00

For all our previous winners at DreamHack events from all across the world, and qualified participants from other events we invite them to participate in our major DreamHack World Cosplay Championship which has a 100 000 SEK prize pool and bolsters those that have come to our show the previous years. We host the DWCC on the first day of DreamHack Summer (Sunday). To learn more about the DreamHack World Cosplay Championship please go to the competition page.

DreamHack Summer Free For All Cosplay Challenge

Monday June 19th
Main Stage 16:00

For those looking to compete at DreamHack to win amazing prizes, and to show off your amazing cosplays we have our DreamHack Summer Free For All Cosplay Challenge on Monday in which you will not only win amazing prizes, and get to perform in front of a huge live audience, but also qualify for our next DreamHack World Cosplay Championship! The contestants are those that have already qualified by winning in either DreamHack Valencia, or DreamHack in previous years. From 1st to 3rd place. To read more about the rules, judges, criteria and sign up please go to the DreamHack Summer Free For All Cosplay Challenge page.

Our judges

The competition for the coveted title of DreamHack Cosplay Champion is just as intense and brutal as the finals of the WCS or the Hearthstone Grandprix. That’s way only most experienced and accomplished cosplayers can judge our worthy winner. This year the contestants task is harder than ever, as they will need to impress a super-star panel of judges:

Enayla Cosplays
United States
Facebook: EnazlaCosplay

Mayo Cosplay
Facebook: mayochancosplay

Facebook: Makeetas

For more information about the judge panel, read our news post here.


World Cosplay Championships: 100,000 SEK
DreamHack Summer Free For All Cosplay Challenge: 10,000 SEK

Rules & Signing-up

When you are ready to sign up, please have links to at least two reference pictures of your cosplay ready, since our sign-up form will ask for them! On the next link you can read the rules and sign-up for the DreamHack Summer Free For All Cosplay Challenge 2017.

When you sign up you will receive an email with information about the show in detail, and also be confirmed so sign-up and get ready to rumble!



Webhallen, one of the leading retailers in hardware, consumer electronics, gadgets, games and movies. To date, Webhallen has eleven physical stores scattered from Malmö to Uppsala, mail order and online store. In 2014 Webhallen have opened up the first Cosplay Cafe in the central of Stockholm and have therefore become the natural partner of DreamHack World Cosplay Championship.

Read more on www.webhallen.com

Ways to watch

Want to see the best cosplayers from around the world live? Head over to our ticket site and secure your ticket today!

Stay updated

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