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DreamHack Cosplay FAQ

When is DreamHack Summer 2015 Cosplay Championship arranged?
DreamHack Cosplay will have activities and events during every day of DreamHack Summer 2015. The main event, DreamHack Summer 2015 Cosplay Championship is soon to be announced with specific time and day.

What is the ticket price and what is included?
To be able to compete in DreamHack Cosplay you need to purchase at least “Festival pass” for 600 SEK. The ticket give you access to all of DreamHack 24/7 and it also includes access to the sleeping halls. With the festival pass you can take part in all tournaments and competitions at DreamHack Summer 2015.

Full info on tickets to DreamHack Summer 2015 is available here:

What kind of costume protection will be dedicated for the DreamHack Cosplay Championship contestants?
There is a few amount of safe lockers at DreamHack and DreamHack will also feature a wardrobe white limited opening hours. The day of the DreamHack Cosplay Championship contestants will be allowed into a backstage area during preparations and before the contest.

Are only computer and video game characters allowed?
Costume must be based on a computer game, video game, anime, manga and comic books. The design must be based of an officially published work! No fan arts or original character designs allowed. We do how ever recommend the ones who want to go home with price to cosplay from the gaming-world scene this will give you a better shot of taking home one of our many gorgeous prices!

Will DreamHack provide special mics, sound setting, lights and background for the individual contestants?
No, DreamHack will provide equal sound and settings for all contestants that will be pre-prepared by the DreamHack stage managers & Cosplay Crew. Contestants can not affect the setting neither before or during DreamHack.

Where can i find the general event rules for DreamHack?
Full event rules is available here:

Please note that special rules for competitions are not included in the general rules.

I can’t attend DreamHack Summer 2015, can i watch DreamHack Summer 2015 Cosplay Championship online?
DreamHack Cosplay Championship will be live streamed for free in HD so you can follow the competition from the comfort of your home. It will also be available on VOD.

If i win a prize, how do i claim it?
1. Competition prizes must be claimed within 30 days after the event.
2. Prize money will be paid within 90 days of the end of the event.
3. All prize money is paid in SEK.
4. Prize money is only exempted from tax if the winning team is organized as a company/association/non-profit organization.
5. Private individuals will receive money as salary, this according to Swedish Tax Law. DreamHack AB must therefore deduct both a general payroll tax and employment tax from the won prize amount, before the money is paid out to Individuals (see 4).

The recipient of the prize money is the individual person or company/association/non-profit organization that has registered for the specific competition. The winner/s must be present at the Prize Ceremony & Media interviews and connected photo-shoot.

Full information on the DreamHack Prize Money Policy is available here:

Useful links

- Contact DreamHack Cosplay:
- DreamHack Prize Money Policy
- DreamHack Cosplay Rules
- DreamHack Cosplay FAQ

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- DreamHack Event Rules
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- Buy your tickets at
- Dreamhack Ticket FAQ

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