With SMITE World Championship right around the corner, Hi-Rez Studios has announced another competition, this time for cosplay. Transform yourself into your favorite SMITE-themed god and have a shot at winning $5,000 USD! If you are attending SMITE World Championship and want to show off your cosplay skills, be sure to fill out this form so Hi-Rez Studios has a spot for you. Below are the details from the press release. May the best god win!

SMITE World Championship takes place at the Cobb Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, GA from January 9-11. Our very own TTH staffers Sardu and Xerin will be there in person for live coverage! Be sure to stay tuned to see what we have planned for the SMITE World Championship, including our take on that $2,539,056, prize pool, with half of that going to the first place winning team (that's $1,269,528). What are you most looking forward to from SMITE World Championship 2015?

A Message from Hi-Rez Studios, Inc:

We will be holding a $5,000 Cosplay competition during the SMITE World Championship with the finals shown on the main stage. The Prize pool will be divided between Male and Female cosplayers evenly, $2,500 for Male Cosplayers and $2,500 for Female Cosplayers.

Cosplay contest rules

Cosplayers planning to attend may pre-register for the competition with this form here to expedite the registration process. Registration will also be open at the event in the Hall of Gods.

All entrants are required to be in costume for judging on Saturday January 10th before 3:30 PM EST for judging and finalists will be required to be in costume Sunday January 11th before 12:00 PM EST.

Cosplay Contest/Judging will begin at 4:30pm in the Hall of Gods. If you cannot find the Hall of Gods please ask a staff member, and they will be happy to point you in the right direction. You must have a badge when signing up.

Contest Rules

Clothing: This is a family friendly event. Absolutely no nudity. Please ensure that all costumes are properly secured at all times and are not prone to “indecent accidents”.There will be children present.

Footwear: To ensure your safety, we ask that you wear footwear at all times. You should consider wearing a minimum of sandals (ie, flip flops) even if your character is barefoot. Skates and rollerblades are prohibited in the hallways. We will not be held accountable for any damages or injuries that occur due to inadequate or improper footwear.

Weapons: Props should be carried and posed with in a way that does not inconvenience or risk injury to other attendees.

No metal weapons, real firearms, or props loaded with high velocity projectiles are allowed.

Prop Awareness: If you're carrying large props please use common sense, be considerate of other attendees, and be aware of your surroundings. If you need help carrying your props please have a handler with you.

Picture taking: Do not stop for pictures in smaller, crowded hallways. Please go outside, to a less crowded area, or to the designated picture taking areas.  

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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