COSPLAY ENTRIES

“Show me your stuff!”

  • Take your favorite picture of yourself in Kingdom Hearts-adjacent cosplay for the art gallery!
  • Use your own original work.
  • Remember that photos displaying nudity, gore, or are sexually provocative are not allowed to be a part of our gallery. This is a PG-13 event! 
  • Remember that photos that appear to portray shipping are also not allowed.
  • Do not submit old works, this picture should not exist to the public as of November 4th, 2022.
  • Store-bought, hand-crafted, and commissioned cosplays are all welcome!

Sign Up!

  • Be sure to fill our this form by January 14th: https://forms.gle/zsTLLskdnyirrqK16
  • When signing up, your social media information will be linked alongside your photo as part of our gallery.
  • If you so desire, you can also choose to be part of our fashion showcase on the sign-up page!

Fashion Showcase

  • As a new feature to this year’s March Caprice, cosplay entrants can choose to be part of our Fashion Showcase.
  • This will be a special event, similar to last year’s Concert Soirée, highlighting cosplayers during our scheduled programming. Members of the staff will be displaying a series of at most 30 photos or a 3 minute (max) video of your cosplay. If you’d like us to provide commentary over your video, we would need a description of the cosplay, its process, and/or any other information you’d like the audience to know about your work. The description should be no less than 140 characters, and take no longer than 3 minutes to read aloud.
  • We may also be reaching out to you about creating further promotional materials for March Caprice’s Cosplay category.
  • If you indicated on the initial sign-up that you wished to be a part of the Cosplay Showcase, staff will reach out to you on January 16th, 2023 with further instructions.

Check in!

  • We’ll be sending an email asking about the progress of your piece on February 13th, 2023. We don’t need a proof of concept, just let us know how you’re coming along. Please give a response by February 18th, 2023.

Turn it in!

  • Make sure you send in your FINAL photo by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023. If you choose to be a part of the Fashion Showcase, make sure your final Gallery Submission is sent as a separate email. This should be your best, SINGLE photo you want to showcase. To turn it in, email marchcaprice@gmail.com with your work as either a .jpg or .png attachment. 
  • For Fashion Showcase Submissions, email separately your max 30 photos or 3 mins of footage to marchcaprice@gmail.com with your work as either a .jpg or .png for stills and .mp4 for videos as attachments. 
  • Be sure to also submit a 140-character bio about yourself, the cosplay, or anything else you’d like the audience to know about your submission. This will go alongside your photo in our gallery. Your description should be either a .txt or .doc attachment.

Enjoy the event!

  • Keep a lookout on our website and social media accounts for any updates. The schedule will go live on March 19th, 2023. All Cosplay Gallery pieces will be displayed as a rotating gallery on the March Caprice Livestream, hosted on YouTube and Twitch.

ILLUSTRATION ENTRIES

“Show me your stuff!”

  • Be sure to read our Terms of Service before you sign up. By submitting for sign ups you agree to abide by our ToS for the event. 
  • Create your Kingdom Hearts-adjacent piece or formulate an idea of a piece for the art gallery!
  • Use your own original work.
  • Do not submit old works, this piece should not exist to the public as of November 4th, 2022.
  • Art pieces of any medium are all welcome!

Sign Up!

  • Be sure to fill out this form by January 14th: https://forms.gle/BAVLPvur8tMe6He49
  • When signing up, your social media information will be linked alongside your piece as part of our gallery.

Check in!

  • We’ll be sending an email asking about the progress of your piece on February 13th, 2023. We don’t need a proof of concept, just let us know how you’re coming along. Please give a response by February 18th, 2023.

Turn it in!

  • Make sure you send in your FINAL piece by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023. To turn it in, email marchcaprice@gmail.com with your work as either a .jpg or .png attachment.
  • Be sure to also submit a 140-character bio about yourself, the piece, or anything else you’d like the audience to know about your submission. This will go alongside your photo in our gallery. Your description should be either a .txt or .doc attachment.

Enjoy the event!

  • Keep a lookout on our website and social media accounts for any updates. The schedule will go live on March 19th, 2023. All Illustration pieces will be displayed as a rotating gallery on the March Caprice Livestream, hosted on YouTube and Twitch.

LIVESTREAM ENTRIES

“Show me your stuff!”

  • Be sure to read our Terms of Service before you sign up. By submitting for sign ups you agree to abide by our ToS for the event. 
  • Be sure to have streamed at least once before signing up.
  • Brainstorm a Kingdom Hearts-adjacent livestream for the event!
  • To make sure we’re able to see your past VODs, enable “Store past broadcasts” to save broadcasts from the last 14 days. If you stream less than twice every 7 days, be sure the “Always publish VODs” setting is also on.
    • To get to this setting, click on your icon in the upper right corner and select “Video producer” from the dropdown menu. Then on the left panel, go to “Settings” and click “Stream”. Scroll down to the “VOD Settings” box, and be sure that the appropriate settings “Store Past Broadcasts” and “Always Publish VODs” boxes are checked. For additional help, see this page: https://help.twitch.tv/s/article/video-on-demand

Sign Up!

Checking in!

  • Sign-ups for timeslots will be sent out on February 27th, 2023, fill it out by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023.
  • You will receive a schedule draft for the event on March 13th, 2023, and have until March 18th, 2023 to make any requested changes to the schedule. 
  • We may be popping into any streams between your sign-up and the event day.

Enjoy the event!

  • Keep a lookout on our website and social media accounts for any updates. The schedule will go live on March 19th, 2023. Your Livestream will begin at your assigned time, enjoy your time with your chat!

MERCHANDISE ENTRIES

Sign Up!

  • Be sure to read our Terms of Service before you sign up. By submitting for sign ups you agree to abide by our ToS for the event. 
  • Be sure to fill out this form by January 14th, 2023: https://forms.gle/6fSpmHNR9WFKJsSb8
  • Create your Kingdom Hearts-adjacent merchandise!
  • When signing up, your social media information will be linked alongside your shop photo as part of our gallery.
  • If you so desire, you can also choose to be a part of our infoMERCHial event on the sign-up form.

InfoMERCHial?

  • InfoMERCHial is our showcase featuring different pieces of work from different merchandisers, think QVC. It will be a part of our scheduled programming, thus giving Merch entries a bigger spotlight in our event.
  • This will be a special event, similar to last year’s Concert Soirée, highlighting merchandisers during our scheduled programming. Members of the staff will be displaying a 3 to 5 minute video of your merchandise. If you’d like us to provide commentary over your video, we would need a description of the merchandise, its process, and/or any other information you’d like the audience to know about your work. The description should be no less than 140 characters, and take no longer than 3 minutes to read aloud.

Checking in!

  • If you signed up for the infoMERCHial, we’ll be sending an email asking about the progress of your footage on February 13th, 2023. We don’t need a proof of concept, just let us know how you’re coming along. Please give a response by February 18th, 2023.

Turn it in!

  • Email us the following items to marchcaprice@gmail.com by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023:
    • A picture of any of your Merchandise for us to display in our gallery. It can be a single piece of merch, or a collage of all your items, but it can only be one photo as either a .jpg or .png attachment.
    • A .txt or .doc attachment with the following information:
      • A link to your store.
      • (Optional) A link to your primary social media account. This can also be a multi-link service such as linktree or carrd.
      • A 140-character bio about yourself, the piece, or anything else you’d like the audience to know about your submission. This will go alongside your photo in our gallery.
  • Remember that pieces displaying nudity, gore, or are sexually provocative are not allowed to be a part of our gallery. This is a PG-13 event! While you are allowed to have NSFW items in your store, they cannot be featured in the photo you send us to display on our site.
  • Remember that pieces that appear to portray shipping are also not allowed. While you are allowed to have ship-based items in your store, they cannot be featured in the photo you send us to display on our site.
  • If you want to be a part of the infoMERCHial, send us these items in addition to the list above as a SEPARATE email to marchcaprice@gmail.com by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023:
    • A three to five minute clip of your items, that we’ll add commentary over. Submit as an .MP4 attachment. Videos cannot be bigger than 1GB.
    • A description of the showcased pieces, It should be no less than 140 characters, and take no longer than 3 minutes to read aloud. We’ll be reading this aloud over the clip of your merchandise in an infomercial-like fashion.

    Enjoy the event!

    • Keep a lookout on our website and social media accounts for any updates. The schedule will go live on March 19th, 2023. The infoMERCHial will be displayed as scheduled programming on the March Caprice Livestream, hosted on YouTube and Twitch.

    MUSIC ENTRIES

    Make your music! 

    • Be sure to read our Terms of Service before you sign up. By submitting for sign ups you agree to abide by our ToS for the event. 
    • Create your Kingdom Hearts-adjacent musical piece!
    • Use your own original work.
    • Do not reuse old covers, this should not exist to the public as of November 4th, 2022
    • Come up with a visual aspect to your presentation.
      • If you cannot, be sure to reach out to us, and we will give you a default visual to use for your presentation.
    • Covers and fan-made original music inspired by the series are welcome!
    • You can make as many songs as you desire, however, the total runtime between all the songs must not exceed 10 minutes combined per entrant.
    • Music will be presented as a special scheduled showcase just like last year’s Concert Soirée.

    Sign Up!

    • Be sure to fill out this form by January 14th: https://forms.gle/Qw5YtTfDS59cmtGS6
    • When signing up, your social media information will be displayed visually during the musical concert.

    Check in!

    • We’ll be sending an email asking about the progress of your piece on February 13th, 2023. We don’t need a proof of concept, just let us know how you’re coming along. Please give a response by February 18th, 2023.

    Turn it in!

    • Make sure you send in your FINAL rendered piece by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023. To turn it in, email marchcaprice@gmail.com with your piece as an .MP4 attachment. Videos cannot be bigger than 1GB or longer than 10 minutes combined.
    • If you are sending multiple pieces, send them ONLY ONCE as attachments to ONE email.

    Enjoy the event!

    • Keep a lookout on our website and social media accounts for any updates. The schedule will go live on March 19th, 2023. All Music pieces will be a part of a music concert that will be presented as scheduled programming on the March Caprice Livestream, hosted on YouTube and Twitch.

    PRE-RECORDED ENTRIES

    “Show me your stuff!”

    • Be sure to read our Terms of Service before you sign up. By submitting for sign ups you agree to abide by our ToS for the event. 
    • Create your Kingdom Hearts-adjacent video!
    • Use your own original work.
    • Be sure to have uploaded at least one video before signing up.
    • You should have an idea of the video you are going to make as part of the March Caprice event.
    • Do not submit old works, this video should not exist to the public as of November 4th, 2022.
    • We are not accepting TikTok as a platform to showcase work. A compilation of TikToks uploaded as a YouTube video is acceptable.

    Sign up!

    Check in!

    • We’ll be sending an email asking about the progress of your piece on February 13th, 2023. We don’t need a proof of concept, just let us know how you’re coming along. Please give a response by February 18th, 2023.

    Turn it in!

    • Sign-ups for timeslots will be sent out on February 27th, 2023, fill it out by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023.
    • Make sure to upload your FINAL video to YouTube by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023. DO NOT set the video to public, leave the video as UNLISTED and send the link for it to marchcaprice@gmail.com by that March 4th deadline to complete your entry. 
    • Your submission will be reviewed between March 4th and March 8th, if for any reason you receive a note(s) to change your video, you must complete those changes and re-upload by 11:59pm March 11th, 2023.
    • All finalizations for content will be complete, and all participants approved by March 13th 2023, you will receive a schedule draft for the event, and have until March 18th, 2023 to make any requested changes to the schedule.
    • You will be responsible for setting up your video to premiere at your timeslot. Remember the schedule will be in EST. The maximum countdown length for premieres that will be allowed at our event is 2 minutes.

    Enjoy the event!

    • Keep a lookout on our website and social media accounts for any updates. The schedule will go live on March 19th, 2023. Your Premiere will begin at your assigned time, enjoy your time with your chat!

    WRITTEN ENTRIES

    Write your Stories! 

    • Be sure to read our Terms of Service before you sign up. By submitting for sign ups you agree to abide by our ToS for the event. 
    • Create your Kingdom Hearts-adjacent story!
    • Use your own original work.
    • Do not submit old works, this should not exist to the public as of November 4th, 2022
    • If you want it to be hosted on our site, it should be less than 3k words.
    • Works that are more than 3k words will be hosted on your own platform, such as AO3 or wattpad. In this case, our site will still link to your work alongside everyone else’s.
    • Come up with a 8.5×11’’ cover image for your work.
      • If you cannot, be sure to reach out to us, and we will give you a default visual to use for your story.
    • Write a 1-3 sentence pitch for your story. We’ll be using it as promotional material for the event.

    Sign Up!

    • Be sure to fill our this form by Janurary 14th: https://forms.gle/CqiwP6CgMo4PWLcG9
    • When signing up, your social media information will be linked alongside your piece as part of our gallery.

    Check in!

    • We’ll be sending an email asking about the progress of your piece on February 13th, 2023. We don’t need a proof of concept, just let us know how you’re coming along. Please give a response by February 18th, 2023.

    Turn it in!

    • Make sure you send in your FINAL written piece by 11:59pm March 4th, 2023. To turn it in, email marchcaprice@gmail.com with your work as either a .doc or .txt attachment, (if under 3k words) or a link to your work (if over 3k words).
    • As a separate attachment, add your summary (1-3 sentences) as either a .doc or .txt attachment. 
    • If you have a piece of artwork for the cover, it should be emailed as a 7.5×11’’ .png or .jpg attachment.

    Enjoy the event!

    • Keep a lookout on our website and social media accounts for any updates. All Written Pitches will be promoted during our rotating gallery on the March Caprice Livestream, hosted on YouTube and Twitch.

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