Cosplay Display

Remember your first ever Cosplay? Or the manga/anime/game that first introduced you into Japanese culture?

This year’s theme for Cosplay Mannequin Display 2024 is “Nostalgia”.

Applications are closed for 2024!

Be sure to check out our grand display on the days of con!


  • You must be available on Friday 19th July (the day before SMASH!) from 3:00pm until 7:00pm to set up your cosplay.
  • Your cosplay will need to remain on display until the convention closes on Sunday 21st of July. Display sign out and pick-up is from 6:00pm until 7:00pm on Sunday.
  • Your Cosplay will be behind barriers and a ‘No Touch’ policy will apply.
  • The venue is monitored by security and will be locked down after every day.
  • Neither SMASH! nor the venue will hold responsibility for any possible damage to your Cosplay.
  • Successful applicants will receive a complimentary weekend pass.