A garment of your own creation that portrays an existing character from a book, film or video game. Create the costume of your chosen character from suitable materials, however we do encourage you to use the sustainable fashion precepts of ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ when sourcing materials for your garment.

The final look should be head-to-toe, so be sure to extend your creativity to include headwear, footwear and accessories.

Please bring a photo of the original character and your concept drawings to pre-judging to show the judging team.

This category is open to all ages.

Judging Criteria:

Construction & technique


Over-all finish of garment




Design Concept


Connection to original character


Stage presence


Participation within rehearsals


Please complete the entry form and fee payment by the 1 September 2023

Non-refundable entry fee of $25 per entry for school and tertiary entrants and $40 per entry for open entrants is payable within 7 days of the entry being lodged to secure your place in the competition. You will receive a confirmation email shortly after the completed entry has been received with payment options and other important information.

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