Saturday, July 23, 2016

STGCC 2016:What to expect

Posted By: han siang "Speedknight" wong - Saturday, July 23, 2016



This year's STGCC  is fast approaching, happening on the 10th to 11th of September 2016 at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center. Do note that this year the convention ground have been moved down to Level B2 at halls E & F instead of the usual level 1 halls. The move is likely that these halls are bigger. The organizers have recently released the 2nd wave of pop culture personalities who are coming down as guests. Here is what is to be expected !



  •  STGCC CHAMPIONSHIPS OF COSPLAY  
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 File photo:The Champion of last year's competition walking away with a trip to Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo
       



After a successful launch of STGCC's Championship of Cosplay last year(Previously, the competition were of a different format.), the segment is making its return this year. Aiming to unite the like-minded cosplayers of Australia, Austria, China, France, India, Indonesia, Singapore and the United States, Champions of each country will be winning a trip to  win a trip to Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo 2017 and the opportunity to pit themselves against other top-notch competitors.

The Prizes in detail:

First Place
2x VIP Tickets for C2E2 2017 (held in Chicago, USA)
1x economy return trip from Singapore to Chicago for C2E2 2017, sponsored by XM Studios
1x economy return trip from Singapore to Chicago for C2E2 2017 for the Grand Champion’s companion
Hotel for two nights in Chicago for C2E2 2017
S$1,000 cash, sponsored by XM Studios
Automatic entry into the Crown Championships of Cosplay finals at C2E2 2017
Grand Champion medal

Second Place
2x VIP Package for STGCC 2017
S$500 cash
Second Place medal

Third Place
2x 2-Day Tickets for STGCC 2017
S$100 cash
Third Place medal

Genres that are accepted includes:

Comic Books – Examples include: Superman, Spider-Man, Poison Ivy, Dr. Doom,Rogue, etc.

Movies & Television – Examples include: Darth Vader, The Doctor, Rick Grimes,The Terminator, Daenerys Targaryen, Hit-Girl, etc.

Video Games – Examples include: Master Chief, Sarah Kerrigan, Booker DeWitt,Lara Croft, Link,Samus Aran, etc.

Anime & Manga - Ichigo Kurosaki, Mikasa Ackermanm, Sheryl Nome, Captain
Harlock, Eva-01, etc.

Fantasy – Examples include: Witches, Princesses, Zombies, Pirates, Vampires,
Steampunk, etc.



The judging criteria are as follow:


The competition will be judged upon a skill-based category system that divides competitors into the following four segments:

Needlework – Cosplay constructed primarily through sewing, stitching, embroidery, etc.

Armour – Cosplay constructed primarily by molding and shaping its outer layers using acrylic, EVA foam, worbla, wonderflex, cardboard, etc.

FX – Cosplay that primarily features animatronics, optical effects, mechanical effects, special effects makeup, prosthetics, etc.

Larger Than Life – Cosplay that encloses the maker and extends their limbs by at least one-foot in length.


Interested? Click here to find out more!(Submission will close on the 26th of Aug 2016) 


  • Kids Cosplay Parade    
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    File photo: Last year's participants receiving their goodie bags. Cute ain't they?
Another Segment that will be returning this year is the Kids cosplay parade. Both handmade & off the shelves costumes are allowed. Parents who want to dress their kids up for the parade can find out more here!


    • Akiba POP Stage
    This year's line up.  Touhou fans must be jumping with joy for the DJ and singer section 

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    File photo: Massive crowd enjoying last year STGCC DJ night.
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    File Photo: Rie Yunohara performing last year.


    DJ nights and idol appearances have always been the staple at STGCC since its inclusion. This year besides returning favorite like Rie Yunohara. STGCC manage to invite Nomico & Masayoshi Minoshima(Alstroemeria Records) the dynamic duo behind the Touhou hit song Bad Apple! It's their first time in the South East Asian region. Another pairing for the Singer and DJ pairing should be of no stranger to the Touhou/Kantai community as well they are Sae Tsukiyama and Tracy(Amatres Records).
    Other idol and idol units including: Rio Hirragi, Road of Alice and Guild stars.

             










    • EDP X DJ NIGHT @ STGCC - RYU☆ & KORS K EXCLUSIVE SET


    For those who play Rythm games especially the ones from Bemani Series often, I am very sure you know who is Ryu☆ and kors k. This year with Exitunes dance production STGCC DJ night is gonna bring the duo down for the first time. in Singapore.  









    • STGCC Cosplay Stars








    • Pop Culture Personalities Lineup


               COSPLAY GUEST






    COMIC, MANGA & ART GUESTS
     TOY GUESTS
    ENTERTAIMENT  GUEST
     CREATOR GUESTS


    • Walk of Fame Schdule


    10 September, Saturday

                                                                                                              
    12:00 - 13:00Emma Rios
    Hwei Lim
    Nick Spencer
    Yao & Alma
    13:00 - 14:00King
    Simone Legno
    Tom Taylor
    14:00 - 15:00Brooke Allen
    Haoge
    Haruhiko Mikimoto
    15:00 - 16:00Pugoffka
    Stephanie Hans
    Sticky Monster Lab 
    VOFAN
    16:00 - 17:00Jacob Chabot
    Jon-Paul Kaiser
    Momo
    Phil Noto
    17:00 - 18:00Hisui
    Mark Torres
    Shoko Nakazawa
    T9G


    11 September, Sunday

                                                                                                        
    12:00 - 13:00Haruhiko Mikimoto
    Stephanie Hans
    Yao & Alma
    13:00 - 14:00Hisui
    Mark Torres
    Sticky Monster Lab
    14:00 - 15:00Jacob Chabot
    Jon-Paul Kaiser
    Momo
    Simone Legno
    15:00 - 16:00Haoge
    Nick Spencer
    Phil Noto
    VOFAN
    16:00 - 17:00Mai Nagamoto
    Shoko Nakazawa
    T9G
    17:00 - 18:00Brooke Allen
    Emma Rios
    Hwei Lim
    Tom Taylor




    • Floor Plan





    • Merchandises 




    • Ticketing





    VALUED AT S$300 AND PRICED AT S$120, THE VIP PACKAGE CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING SWEET DEALS:
    • 1x VIP Badge for 10 – 11 September 2016
    • 1x STGCC VIP-exclusive t-shirt
    • 1x STGCC x tokidoki lanyard
    • 1x STGCC x JPK Captain Tigris Jackson Pin
    • 1x Marvel Tsum Tsum #1 STGCC Variant Comic
    • 1x 30% discount voucher for a geek-curated mystery box, by Nerd Block
    • 1x Ink&Clog T-Minus art book, published by Mighty Jaxx
    • 1x The Secret Code, Is It For Real? book, by Game of Life Academy
    • 1x Star Wars mini towel, distributed by Simply Toys
    • 1x S$5 Simply Toys Zakka voucher*
    • 1x S$50 discount voucher for XM Studios' pre-order products
    • 1x Candylicious Set of 4 Notebooks (available in donut, jelly bears, snowcakes or soda pop)
    • 1x Candylicious carrier bag
    • 3x Fast Passes for the Walk of Fame Express Lane
    • 30 minutes priority entry into the convention hall**
    • Front row seating for stage sessions
    • Marina Bay Sands casino valet coupon for 10 - 11 September 2016
    * Terms & Conditions apply.
    ** Please note that priority entry into the convention hall does not include priority queue and purchase of
        the Hot Toys exclusive collectibles.
    Items are subject to change and entirely at the discretion of the Organizer.

    >> Click Here to buy tickets online!

    or you may opt to get your tickets at the following location: 

    ACTION CITY
    • 313 @ Somerset, #04-04A
    • Bugis Junction, #03-23
    • Marina Square, #03-213/214
    • VivoCity, #02-38
    • Takashimaya, #B1-02A
    • Johor Bahru City Square, Level 4, #MK4-01/02
    Superheroes Galaxy
    • Plaza Singapura, #B1-30
     Toys "R" Us
    • City Square Mall, #B2-07/17
    • Forum The Shopping Mall, #03-03/25
    • Paragon Shopping Centre, #06-12/18
    • Tampines Mall, #03-17A
    • The Centrepoint, #03-09
    • United Square, #02-10/15
    • VivoCity, #02-183







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