The Bandai World Cup competition is an international competition that is usually held at the end of the year in Hong Kong. Competitors from countries around the world compete first in their home countries, and winners from those competitions are pit against one another for the Bandai World Cup event in Hong Kong.
In the United States, there are several preliminary competitions held at various anime conventions, and the final winners then compete against one another to determine the representative for the United States.
The current locations for this year’s preliminaries are as follows:
Regional contests will be held in at the following conventions. Other venues may be added.
Sakura-Con Seattle, Washington April 22-24
FanimeCon-San Jose, California May 27-30
Anime Expo, Los Angeles, California July 1-4
Otakon, Baltimore Maryland July 29-31
NYAF/NYCC, New York Oct 13-16
Event Registration Form and Instructions
Fill out the official contest entry form and send this completed form to [email protected]. Indicate which competition location you plan to attend. Please submit as soon as you know you want to enter~ This is important because it lets us estimate the space needed to be allocated!
Bring your completed model to the Bluefin booth at the specific convention you are entering. You may bring entries from the beginning of the convention until the time specified on the model contest page for that show. While you do not need to be there the entire time of the show, you or someone else must pick up your entries on the 2nd to the last day of the convention. Updates will be provided for each convention website as the date draws closer, please continue to check your desired contest site for updated information!
Details for each convention will be posted on their respective convention websites.