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Stream the Cosplay Central Crown Championship Regionals, Finals, and Global Finals from Chicago's C2E2 '24!

The best cosplayers from the USA and the world gather on a single stage at this year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo - watch it here!

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Cosplayers is as vital to comic cons as every character they recreate, and at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2024, the best of those cosplayers are gathering for an event like no other.

Cosplay Central's Crown Championship Regionals, Finals, and Global Finals are being held at C2E2 this year, and Popverse is streaming the competition for our premium members. Wherever you are in the world, see your favorite characters come to life and root for them in competition just by staying on this very page.

Popverse is filming this and many other panels in Chicago for C2E2 weekend this year - and you can watch all of them by becoming a paid Popverse member. While some are available free, many are an exclusive benefit to paid Popverse members as part of a gigantic package which includes early access to convention tickets and celebrity opportunities for C2e2 (as well as New York Comic Con, MCM Comic Con, and Emerald City Comic Con), first-look at articles from the Popverse team, and an arcchive of over 200 panels from previous events including C2E2, NYCC, ECCC, MCM, and Florida Supercon.

For now though, just bookmark this page and come back Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 PM CDT to watch the Cosplay Central Crown Championship Regionals, Finals, and Global Finals live:

As you eagerly await this year's seminal cosplay event, check out our list of the 10 best online stores for buying cosplay.

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Prepare for the majesty that is Chicago's C2E2 2024 with our growing number of pieces on what to expect April 26 - 28 - whether you're coming with us to the McCormick Place, or you're following along here at Popverse. We have details the C2E2 2024 panel livestreams, the C2E2 Exhibitors, the C2E2 Artist Alley, where Popverse will be at C2E2, the Popverse trivia panel (with prizes including a C2E2 2025 badge!), and of course all the details on the Funko booth exclusives.

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