NYE Royalty

Come join us crown the best-costumed Royal couples of NDK NYE! There will be two female winners and two male winners; Emperor & Empress and Prince & Princess. We will also be selecting a Royal Court for groups up to 6 people.


Sign up Online  (New for NYE 2018!)

Online signup will be available starting on December 15th and will end on December 28th.  You may sign up at the bottom of this page (form coming soon!)

Please note that even if you sign up online, you must check-in on site at the cosplay desk when you are fully costumed to have your picture taken for our panel of judges.

Onsite Sign up

On NYE night, limited slots will be available at the Cosplay Desk (located near NYE Registration) starting at 8:30pm until 9:30pm. Your pictures will be taken for our panel of judges..


Prizes and Categories

Emperor and Empress
Free entrance to NDK NYE 2019 for both.
Free passes to NDK 2019 for both.

Prince & Princess
Free entrance to NDK NYE 2019 for both.

Royal Court (awards a group of 2-6 people)

Winners are selected by a group of Staff members and Directors of NDK who personally view all entries. Original costumes (especially formal interpretations of existing characters), uniqueness, and craftsmanship are highly valued by our selection panel.

Winners must be fully costumed and present in the ballroom at 10:00 for the fabulous Cosplay Red Carpet! Our presiding Queen D will lead a quick (and fabulous) walk down the red carpet so everyone can see the costumes that have entered the contest. Royalty winners will be announced directly afterwards. Entrants must be present and fully dressed to win.