Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Yorkshire Cosplay Con?
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Yorkshire Cosplay Con (YCC for short) is a family friendly, fun Cosplay, Anime, Gaming, Sci-fi and Comic Book convention that takes place in Yorkshire. We started life as a small gathering for like minded fans in Doncaster and have quickly become Yorkshire Favourite Convention.
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Where is the next Yorkshire Cosplay Con being held?
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The latest event and all the event related information can be found on our events page. For travel information please check our venue page.
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When does the next Yorkshire Cosplay Con take place?
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Dates and opening times for our conventions can be found on our events page.
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What time does Yorkshire Cosplay Con open and close?
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Dates and opening times for our conventions can be found on our events page.
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Do I have to Come in Cosplay?
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Cosplay is optional, so come in what makes you feel comfortable. If you decide to cosplay as we often encourage people to do, please remember this is a family friendly event. Do not wear anything discriminative, offensive or too revealing “please think of the CHILDREN!”
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My Cosplay includes a weapon/prop will I be allowed to bring it?
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Yes we understand that the prop can make the outfit. We do ask however that you keep things sensible, for example we ask that weapons like swordsare made from wood or plastic, metal blades must be dull, and should be kept sheathed except for photo opportunities. If anyone is caught using a weapon or prop carelessly, will result in being escorted out of the event with no ticket refund. We treat matters like this seriously, so please no not ruin anyone else's fun. 
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How do I get a ticket and how much are they?
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Tickets are available on our Tickets page.
Early Bird Tickets are £7 for adults and £5 for Children, plus a booking fee per ticket.
Group Early Bird Tickets(list as family ticket) are £21.00 for 4 tickets
Adult General Access tickets that are sold on the day will be £9.50.
Child General Access(under 10 years old, proof may be required)£7.00.
General Access ticket are will only be available for purchase on the day.
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Is Yorkshire Cosplay Con Disabled friendly?
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We here at Yorkshire Cosplay Con pride ourselves on providing a top class experience for all. So to keep our event fully accessible for everyone the entire convention takes place on the ground floor.
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Am I allowed to take photographs and video?
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We welcome you to take as many photographs and videos as you can, although please be aware that if someone asks you not to, please adhere to their wishes. No photography or videos are allowed to be taken for financial gain, they are only allowed to be used for personal use unless cleared and agreed by Yorkshire Cosplay Con management in writing.

We love to see all the exciting photos that people take and so we would love it if you guys can share some of your pictures of the event with us. So please drop them in a email at: yorkshirecosplaycon@gmail.com or share your photos with us on facebook, twitter or any other social media sites!
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Will my photograph be taken or will I be filmed?
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Because of the nature Yorkshire Cosplay Con we attract press and media attention, which means that there may be film crews, photographers, publications and broadcasters in attendance. Also other attendees may wish to take photos if they like your outfit.

By attending Yorkshire Cosplay Con you are agreeing that you are allowing press crews and Yorkshire Cosplay Con to use your image in productions and publications.
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How do I Support/Sponsor Yorkshire Cosplay Con?
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Over the years we have worked with a large variety of company such as Genki Gear, MVM Entertainment and Third Window Films, whom have been loyal supporters of the convention.

Sponsorship comes in a variety of ways such as supplying vouchers or prizes for our contests as well as providing our guests a free service or workshop, such as origami, caricature and card gaming tournament, which have been rather popular with our attendees. Providing a free workshop can be beneficial for for many companies as it can be a demonstration of the services you can provide.

In exchange we will offer our sponsors/supporters a variety of cross advertising opportunities to help get their company's name out there! For any enquires or further information please us our Get Involved Form
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How do I apply to trade at Yorkshire Cosplay Con?
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To enquire about becoming a trader at Yorkshire Cosplay Con please complete our Trader enquiry form
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Where can I find lost items?
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If you find a lost item during the event, please hand it into the Help Desk of to the Stage to take care of. If you have lost an item, please go to the Help Desk to report the lost item.
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Is there any food or drink available to purchase?
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Yes Magna has a Dining area in the Red Hall. As well as this we will be having a food/dining area in the main hall. Menus will be available on our downloads close to the time of the convention.
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Is there a cash point at the venue?
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No, However Magna offer a cash back service at their main reception infront of the red hall.
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Is there an age limit?
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We are a family friendly convention open to all ages. However, we ask that under 12's are accompanied by an adult.
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How do I enter a contest?
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Our contests are open to all ticket holders and to enter the wide selection of contests you will need to fill out a application form which can be found through our events page.