MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5
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|MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5|
Worth A Thousand Words
|Venue||Arcadian Convention Center, Arcadia|
|October 7, 2019 - October 20, 2019|
|October 7, 2019 - October 26, 2019|
October 26, 2019 - November 1, 2019 (semi-finals)|
November 2, 2019 - November 15, 2019 (finals)
|Semi-final||November 2, 2019|
|Final||November 16, 2019|
|Number of entries||37 (to date)|
Republic of Formosa
New Bakersville City
Semi-finals: Each city awards a set of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite screenshots, respectively |
Final: Each qualifying city and willing members of the public award a set of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite screenshots, respectively
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The MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5 is the ongoing fifth edition of the MRTvision Screenshot Contest. The contest is the original MRT Screenshot Contest with Eurovision style voting and representation. The ceremony is planned to place in the city of Arcadia, following lil_shadow59's win at the fourth contest with the screenshot "Parks and Recreation". The contest debuted on October 7, 2019. The slogan is Worth A Thousand Words. The winner is tentatively set to be revealed on November 16, 2019 at an undetermined time at the Arcadian Convention Center. There is planned to be an official MBS livestream for both the semi-final and final ceremonies.
As of October 15, 2019, 37 cities have confirmed their intentions to participate in the contest and 4 of those cities have made a submission.
The contest was teased on the wiki on September 20, 2019. The contest, with its slogan, was officially announced on October 6, 2019. The official logo was revealed on October 7, 2019. The logo is an edited version of an online image edited by MinecraftYoshi26.
It is planned to take place at Arcadia's lakeside 60-seat convention center, the Arcadian Convention Center, which was constructed in 2019 for the contest. Located in the north side of the town in the, at the time, newly developed area in Arcadia. It is a multi-floor, large indoor center with multiple halls for various multimedia purposes. The ceremonies are set to take place in the theater inside the convention center.
Per usual, the contest features members representing cities, each submitting a screenshot to be voted on by the participants and the willing public. Each city and willing non-participants award a set of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite screenshots, respectively. Each participant is required to vote in their semi-final, or may face disqualification, being banned from participating in future contests, or paying a fine up to $1,000. Per usual, there was no theme.
The deadline to join was revealed as October 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. UTC. The deadline to send in a screenshot is on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. UTC. After the semi-final reveal ceremony, the draw order will be selected for the final and voting opened for the final near the end of the ceremony. The winner will be able to influence the slogan for the next contest, choose the next host city, and receive $4,000. Second place will receive $2,000. Third place will receive $1,000. All competitors will receive $15 as a participatory stipend for voting. The top 10 will be featured on the website.
The occurrence of semi-finals was dependent on the number of participants. On October 15, 2019, it was confirmed that there would be two semi-finals after the number of entries reached 37. As the prior winner, Arcadia would automatically qualify for the final and vote in both semi-finals. The top 10 in the semi-finals advance to the final. The top 10 screenshots from each semi-final advance to the final.
On July 28, 2019, the rules regarding non-qualifiers voting in the final was changed. Starting in this contest, even if a participant is eliminated in the semi-finals, they are not required to vote in the final; however, they may do so if they wish as a member of the public.
All of the screenshots are viewable together on a public Google Folder.
A undetermined number of cities a set to participate in the first semi-final. As the prior winner, Arcadia will vote in both semi-finals. The highlighted countries qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on November 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. UTC.
A undetermined number of cities a set to participate in the second semi-final. As the prior winner, Arcadia will vote in both semi-finals. The highlighted countries qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on November 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. UTC.
21 cities are set to participate in the final, with all qualifying cities required to vote. Arcadia automatically qualified for the final as the prior winner. The results are set to be revealed on November 16, 2019 at an undetermined time. The top 10 cities will have their screenshots featured on the website.
- Second place
- Third place
Eligibility for participation in the MRTvision Screenshot Contest requires that the city be ranked and have a flag.
- Cactus River – On October 15, 2019, SkyjumperTalon officially declared his participation under Eagleshore. Thus, there was no representative for Cactus River, resulting in its withdrawal.
- Kyoto – On October 8, 2019, 0x10 officially declared his participation under Taimatsu. Thus, there was no representative for Kyoto, resulting in its withdrawal.
- Larkspur – On October 15, 2019, when asked about her participation, Vickiposa declined to partake.
- New Bakersville City – On October 8, 2019, FredTheTimeLord officially declared his participation under Boston. Thus, there was no representative for New Bakersville City, resulting in its withdrawal.
- Sunshine Coast – On October 7, 2019, Echohue officially declared his participation under Bahia. Due to Sunshine Coast being a part of Bahia, Sunshine Coast had to be automatically withdrawn.
- Victoria – On October 8, 2019, MC_Protocol officially declared his participation under Redwood. Thus, there was no representative for Victoria, resulting in its withdrawal.
- West Calbar – On October 15, 2019, sesese9 stated that he was busy with school and was not sure he could partake. He stated "I’m not really sure that I’ll have time so to be safe, I will drop from this competition" and thus withdrew.
The following cities participated in the fourth contest, but have not yet announced whether they will participate in the fifth contest: