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{{notice|Joining the MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6 is NOW RE-OPEN!|Complete the form to join: https://forms.gle/wRd8pTrbZMsJ3hwZA<br>The deadline to join is April 11, 2020 at 7 p.m. UTC.}}
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{{MRTvision infobox
| above = MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6
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| image = [[File:MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6.png|300px]]
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| img = [[File:MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6.png|300px]]<br>''Hub For Inspiration''
| caption = ''Hub For Inspiration''
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| venue = Champion's Bowl, [[Arcadia (New World city)|Arcadia]]
| header1 = Host
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| presenter = {{u|MinecraftYoshi26}}
| label2 = Venue
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| producers = MinecraftYoshi26<br>{{u|lil_shadow59}}
| data2 = TBA, [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]]
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| broadcaster = [[MBS]]
| label3 = Presenter
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| joining = March 1, 2020 - March 7, 2020<br>March 29, 2020 - April 11, 2020
| data3 = {{u|MinecraftYoshi26}}
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| submission = March 1, 2020 - March 7, 2020<br>March 29, 2020 - April 17, 2020
| label4 = Producers
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| voting = April 18, 2020 - April 24, 2020 (semi-finals)<br>April 25, 2020 - May 8, 2020 (finals)
| data4 = MinecraftYoshi26<br>{{u|lil_shadow59}}
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| semi = April 25, 2020
| header5 = Dates
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| final = May 9, 2020
| label6 = Joining<br>period
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| entries = 42 (to date)
| data6 = March 1, 2020 - March 15, 2020
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| debut = [[File:Flag of Foresne.png|border|23px]] [[Foresne]]<br>[[File:Flag of Geneva Bay.png|border|23px]] [[Geneva Bay]]<br>[[File:Flag of Gillmont.png|border|23px]] [[Gillmont]]<br>[[File:Flag of Lapis Bay.png|border|23px]] [[Lapis Bay]]<br>[[File:Flag of PhoenixVille.png|border|23px]] [[PhoenixVille]]<br>[[File:Flag of Sansvikk.png|border|23px]] [[Sansvikk]]<br>[[File:Flag of Skogheim.png|border|23px]] [[Skogheim]]<br>[[File:Flag of Totem Beach.png|border|23px]] [[Totem Beach]]<br>[[File:Flag of Wenyanga.png|border|23px]] [[Wenyanga]]
| label7 = Submission<br>period
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| data7 = March 1, 2020 - March 25, 2020
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| return = [[File:Flag of Arbatskaya Moscow.png|border|23px]] [[Arbatskaya Moscow]]<br>[[File:Flag of Deadbush.png|border|23px]] [[Deadbush]]<br>[[File:Flag of Espil.png|border|23px]] [[Espil]]<br>[[File:Flag of Hamblin.png|border|23px]] [[Hamblin]]<br>[[File:Flag of Pixl.png|border|23px]] [[Pixl]]<br>[[File:Flag of Quiris.png|border|23px]] [[Quiris]]
| label8 = Voting<br>period
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| data8 = March 25, 2020 - April 3, 2020 (semi-finals)<br>April 4, 2020 - April 17, 2020 (finals)
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| nonreturn = [[File:Flag of Onemalu.png|border|23px]] [[Onemalu]]<br>[[File:Flag of Waterville.png|border|23px]] [[Waterville]]<br>[[File:Flag of Venceslo.png|border|23px]] [[Venceslo]]
| label9 = Semi-final
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| system = '''Semi-finals''': Each city awards a set of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite screenshots, respectively <br>'''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
| data9 = April 4, 2020
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| label11 = Final
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| nul =  
| data11 = April 18, 2020
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| winner =  
| header12 = Participants
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| chronology = [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5|← 5]] • '''[[MRTvision Screenshot Contest]]'''
| label13 = Number of entries
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| label14 = Debuting cities
 
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| label15 = Returning cities
 
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| label16 = Withdrawing cities
 
| data16 =
 
| header17 = Vote
 
| label18 = Voting system
 
| data18 = '''Semi-finals''': Each city awards a set of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite screenshots, respectively <br>'''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
 
| label19 = Vote weight
 
| data19 =
 
| label20 = Nul points
 
| data20 =  
 
| label21 = Winning screenshot
 
| data21 =  
 
| header22 = Contest chronology
 
| data23 = [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5|← 5]] • '''[[MRTvision Screenshot Contest]]'''
 
 
}}
 
}}
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The '''MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6''' is the ongoing sixth 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 (New World)|Arcadia]], following {{u|lil_shadow59}}'s win at the fifth contest with the screenshot "15 Million Tons of Economic Power". The contest debuted on March 1, 2020. The slogan is ''Hub For Inspiration''. The winner is tentatively set to be revealed at on May 9, 2020 at an 11 a.m. PDT and the Champion's Bowl. There is planned to be an official [[MBS]] livestream for both the semi-final and final ceremonies.
  
The [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6]] is the upcoming sixth 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 (New World)|Arcadia]], following {{u|lil_shadow59}}'s win at the fifth contest with the screenshot "15 Million Tons of Economic Power". The contest is planned to debut on March 1, 2020. The slogan is ''Hub For Inspiration''. The winner is set to be revealed at an unknown time and an unknown venue. There is planned to be an official [[MBS]] livestream for both the semi-final and final ceremonies.
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As of April 10, 2020, 42 cities have confirmed their intentions to participate in the contest and 13 of those cities have made a submission.
  
== Production ==
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==Production==
 
The contest was teased on the MRT Discord on February 19, 2020 with an incomplete image of the logo, missing the word 'ARCADIA' and the MRTvision Screenshot Contest logo. The contest, with its logo, was officially announced on February 26, 2020. The logo is an edited version of an [https://all-free-download.com/free-vector/container-ship-icon.html online image] edited by MinecraftYoshi26. The official slogan of the contest was announced approximately two hours later.  
 
The contest was teased on the MRT Discord on February 19, 2020 with an incomplete image of the logo, missing the word 'ARCADIA' and the MRTvision Screenshot Contest logo. The contest, with its logo, was officially announced on February 26, 2020. The logo is an edited version of an [https://all-free-download.com/free-vector/container-ship-icon.html online image] edited by MinecraftYoshi26. The official slogan of the contest was announced approximately two hours later.  
=== Venue ===
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===Venue===
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[[File:Champion's Bowl.png|thumb|300px|left|The venue of the contest, the Champion's Bowl, in eastern [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]].]]
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The contest's results ceremony is set to take place for the second time in [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]], following Arcadia's victory in the previous edition with the screenshot "15 Million Tons of Economic Power", taken by {{u|lil_shadow59}}. The most recent time the city hosted the contest was for the fifth contest.
 
The contest's results ceremony is set to take place for the second time in [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]], following Arcadia's victory in the previous edition with the screenshot "15 Million Tons of Economic Power", taken by {{u|lil_shadow59}}. The most recent time the city hosted the contest was for the fifth contest.
  
The venue has yet to be announced.
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It is set to take place at Arcadia's 2,688-seat amphitheater the Champion's Bowl, which was constructed in 2020 for the contest. Located in the east side of the town, it is a large, open-air, outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater is based off of the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California. It is close to the [[MRT Southern Line]] at SE20. The venue was announced on March 3, 2020.
=== Format ===
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===Format===
 
Per usual, the contest will feature 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 will be required to vote in their semi-final, or may face disqualification, being banned from participating in future contests, or paying a fine. Per usual, there was no theme.
 
Per usual, the contest will feature 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 will be required to vote in their semi-final, or may face disqualification, being banned from participating in future contests, or paying a fine. Per usual, there was no theme.
  
The deadline to join was announced as March 15, 2020. The deadline to send in a screenshot was announced as March 25, 2020. 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 $3,000. 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.
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The deadline to join was announced as March 20, 2020. The deadline to send in a screenshot was announced as March 25, 2020. 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 $3,000. 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.
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Beginning in this contest the method of breaking ties changed. In ties for any placement, the submission that received points from the most different voters get the higher placement. If there is a tie within that, the submission with more 12 points gets the higher placement. If there is a tie in that, then it goes to the submission with more 10 points, all the way down to 1 point. If the cities have the same point breakdown, the later in the draw order is given the higher placement.
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==== Semi-final allocation draw ====
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The occurrence of semi-finals was dependent on the number of participants. On April 9, 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.
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For the second time, there will be pots created for semi-final allocations drawings. The <!---INSERT NUMBER HERE!!!---> semi-finalists will be allocated into five or six pots, based on [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1np0jle1P_IaJlFJ3LxA833VCZkTEP3B9OLhNsWpUZGI/edit#gid=0 aggregate rankings] by participant, not by city, from prior contest data. Drawing from different pots helps to reduce the chance of lopsided semi-finals by predicted placement from prior contests. The semi-finals are set to be drawn <!---INSERT ACTUAL DATE INSTEAD---> after joining closes, during an informal ceremony on Mumble. [[Arcadia (New World city)|Arcadia]]'s draw number for the final will also be selected during the ceremony.
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=== Postponement of the contest ===
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When the contest was announced, there was concern about OptiFine and shaders not being available for the contest as it had not been updated for Minecraft 1.15.2 yet. On March 6, 2020, a poll was put in the events channel in the MRT Discord regarding the future of the contest with four options available: to continue the contest as is and allow shaders and renders, to continue the contest as a "no shaders and renders" contest ([[Foresne]] had already submitted a screenshot and thus would have had to retract it), to postpone the contest until OptiFine updates for shaders, and none of the above. The next day, with the poll results showing 19 votes for postponing the contest, compared to the eight votes for the second and third options, respectively, the contest was postponed on March 7, 2020. Joining and submitting screenshots closed and is set to re-open once OptiFine updates for shader compatibility. Participants who join prior to the announcement kept their participatory status and would be asked to reconfirmation of their participation when joining re-opened.
  
The occurrence of semi-finals is dependent on the number of participants and has yet to be confirmed.
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Prior to the postponement, the following were the dates listed for deadlines and events: joining closing on March 20, 2020, submissions closing on March 25, 2020, the voting period for the semi-finals as March 25, 2020 to April 3, 2020, the semi-finals on April 4, 2020, the voting period for the finals as April 4, 2020 to April 17, 2020, and the final on April 18, 2020.  
  
== Participating cities ==
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On March 26, 2020, an OptiFine build with working shaders was released. On March 27, 2020, the contest's new dates were announced.
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==Participating cities==
 
All of the screenshots are viewable together on a public [https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1K0o8zbCSweepSGWp0rqdV6sStZ0k6Dig?usp=sharing Google Folder].
 
All of the screenshots are viewable together on a public [https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1K0o8zbCSweepSGWp0rqdV6sStZ0k6Dig?usp=sharing Google Folder].
  
 
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| [[File:Flag of Arbatskaya Moscow.png|border|23px]] [[Arbatskaya Moscow]]
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| {{u|MikeRoma}}
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| {{u|Echohue}}
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| {{u|Conric005}}
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| [[File:Flag of Boston.png|border|23px]] [[Boston]]
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| {{u|KittyCat11231}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=128Hcsw6-5PTmzRuJZUxABH7ZlL-D92Bm Night Light]"
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| [[Zaquar]]
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| [[File:Flag of Courtbush.png|border|23px]] [[Courtbush]]
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| {{u|__OM3GA__}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1f3OX4BscVD7Uh76Kfb4vQIbxI5iMbI5W Gee sorry... but I wanted the toilet paper...]"
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| ''None''{{Ref|a|[a]}}
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| [[File:Flag of Deadbush.png|border|23px]] [[Deadbush]]
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| {{u|MF_Moj}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1TdR80CKCy4paWRv82XkCXJeWRcj2vHVA Good Vibes]"
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| [[Deadbush]]
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| [[File:Flag of Elecna Bay.png|border|23px]] [[Elecna Bay]]
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| [[File:Flag of Espil.png|border|23px]] [[Espil]]
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| {{u|EspiDev}}
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| [[File:Flag of Foresne.png|border|23px]] [[Foresne]]
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| {{u|i____7d}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=198auVTfIK9IXBJ1b7wjAmniJbGGJPWam Meditating in Nature]"
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| [[Foresne]]
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| [[File:Flag of Geneva Bay.png|border|23px]] [[Geneva Bay]]
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| {{u|allifarki|Farkie1}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1FJjSWPSclZ0qEb-od9rwMwFsrfzcbGes Geneva Bay by Nightfall]"
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| [[Geneva Bay]]
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| [[File:Flag of Gillmont.png|border|23px]] [[Gillmont]]
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| {{u|wipeout111}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=19_V-Vf69qlbwYtXtglEUodjc_vks8csS After Every Night Comes Sunlight]"
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| Barshat Abtalit
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| [[File:Flag of Hamblin.png|border|23px]] [[Hamblin]]
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| [[File:Flag of Kyoto.png|border|23px]] [[Kyoto]]
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| {{u|0x10}}
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| [[File:Flag of Lacledic Republic.png|border|23px]] [[Lacledic Republic]]
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| {{u|Valkorion314}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1lstofkymjE8XQXDDu1kSRSGyWcC07zJT The Lighthouse]"
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| [[St. Anna]]
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| [[File:Flag of Lapis Bay.png|border|23px]] [[Lapis Bay]]
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| [[File:Flag of Moramoa.png|border|23px]] [[Moramoa]]
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| [[File:Flag of Murrville.png|border|23px]] [[Murrville]]
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| {{u|RacCort}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Qjz151d56zjYcy0qkYF-InYkuw28mZ55 Work Starts at Dusk]"
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| [[Anthro Island]]
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| [[File:Flag of New Amsterdam.png|border|23px]] [[New Amsterdam]]
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| [[File:Flag of Nymphic Union.png|border|23px]] Nymphic Union
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| [[File:Flag of Peripotamia.png|border|23px]] [[Peripotamia]]
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| {{u|Cookie46910}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cK1FqJ0uzGVhwtvafWfE7y0EYvRKiorh Sunset on Island Paradise]"
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| [[Itokani]]
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| [[File:Flag of PhoenixVille.png|border|23px]] [[PhoenixVille]]
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| {{u|LegendPheonix26}}
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| [[File:Flag of Pixl.png|border|23px]] [[Pixl]]
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| {{u|Seshpenguin}}
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| [[File:Flag of Quiris.png|border|23px]] [[Quiris]]
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| {{u|_HeavenAngel_}}
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| [[File:Flag of Redwood.png|border|23px]] [[Redwood]]
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| {{u|MC_Protocol}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=13XrPhiHuxgux0D7z9UFCGTSTvjtlTWnb Alone in the Wilderness]"
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| [[Redwood]]
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| [[File:Flag of Richville.png|border|23px]] [[Richville]]
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| {{u|woorich999}}
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| [[File:Flag of Sansvikk.png|border|23px]] [[Sansvikk]]
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| {{u|SansNotLuigi}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1hd7madBSVi84z4kPDjJ4y6BdpYpPIBqI The City That Never Sleeps]"
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| [[Pearl Coast]]
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| [[File:Flag of Secunda.png|border|23px]] [[Secunda]]
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| {{u|_Mossie}}
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| [[File:Flag of Segville.png|border|23px]] [[Segville]]
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| {{u|godzilltrain}}
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1AUOLqmL2aTC3WiiaCDWayOisZp0l-WEn Putting Green]"
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| [[Konawa]]
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| [[File:Flag of Skogheim.png|border|23px]] [[Skogheim]]
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| {{u|Starcubed}}
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| [[File:Flag of Spruce Valley.png|border|23px]] [[Spruce Valley]]
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| {{u|Johngi}}
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| [[File:Flag of Tokyo.png|border|23px]] Tokyo
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| Megafro
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| "[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1MOdv7ezRcusswJokBSX-ASTkEf9_c7kp Friday Commute]"
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| [[Kolpino City]]
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| [[File:Flag of Totem Beach.png|border|23px]] [[Totem Beach]]
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| {{u|Vulpine_Master}}
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| [[File:Flag of Utopia.png|border|23px]] [[Utopia]]
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| {{u|Narnia17}}
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| [[File:Flag of Waverly.png|border|23px]] [[Waverly]]
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| [[File:Flag of Wazamawazi.png|border|23px]] [[Wazamawazi]]
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| {{u|autobus22}}
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| [[File:Flag of Wenyanga.png|border|23px]] [[Wenyanga]]
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| {{u|Airplaneguy9}}
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|}
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=== Semi-final 1 ===
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A to be determined are set to number of cities participated in the first semi-final. As the prior winner, [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]] voted in both semi-finals. The highlighted countries qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on April 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTC.
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=== Semi-final 2 ===
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A to be determined are set to number of cities participated in the second semi-final. As the prior winner, [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]] voted in both semi-finals. The highlighted countries qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on April 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTC.
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=== Final ===
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21 cities are set to participate in the final, with all qualifying cities required to vote. [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]] automatically qualified for the final as the prior winner. The results are set to be revealed on May 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. UTC. The top 10 cities had their screenshots featured on the website.
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{| class="sortable wikitable"
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|-
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!Draw
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!City
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!Photographer
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!Screenshot
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!City photographed
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!Place
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!Points
 
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| [[File:Flag of Arcadia.png|border|23px]] [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]]
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| {{u|lil_shadow59}}
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|}
 
|}
  
== Other cities ==  
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==Other cities==  
 
Eligibility for participation in the MRTvision Screenshot Contest requires that the city be ranked and have a flag.
 
Eligibility for participation in the MRTvision Screenshot Contest requires that the city be ranked and have a flag.
=== Prior participants ===
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===Prior participants===
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* [[File:Flag of Christi.png|border|23px]] [[Christi]] – On March 30, 2020, when asked about his participation, {{u|mustang_guy}} declined to partake. Christi last participated in the [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 3|third contest]].
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* [[File:Flag of Marblegate.png|border|23px]] [[Marblegate]] – On April 2, 2020, when asked about his participation, {{u|Just_robinho}} "would think about it". Marblegate last participated in the [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 1|first contest]].
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* [[File:Flag of Onemalu.png|border|23px]] [[Onemalu]] – On April 3, 2020, {{u|daltdisneyland}} indicated that if he were to participate, it would be under his new Zeta town, Santa Abeja. He confirmed that Onemalu would not return. Onemalu last participated in the [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5|fifth contest]].
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* [[File:Flag of Waterville.png|border|23px]] [[Waterville]] – On March 3, 2020, {{u|PtldKnight}} stated that he did not intend on participating as he has "a lot of stuff going on right now". Waterville last participated in the [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5|fifth contest]].
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* [[File:Flag of West Calbar.png|border|23px]] [[West Calbar]] – On April 2, 2020, when asked about his participation, he stated that he was focused on a project, but would most likely partake. West Calbar last participated in the [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 4|fourth contest]].
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* [[File:Flag of Venceslo.png|border|23px]] [[Venceslo]] – On April 3, 2020, {{u|time2makemymove}} confirmed he would not be participating in the contest and for the foreseeable future, as he did not have shaders and felt that the contest is a "shaders competition". Venceslo last participated in the [[MRTvision Screenshot Contest 5|fifth contest]].
  
 
The following cities participated in the fifth contest, but have not yet announced whether they will participate in the sixth contest:
 
The following cities participated in the fifth contest, but have not yet announced whether they will participate in the sixth contest:
 
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{{Col-5}}
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{{Col-2}}  
* [[File:Flag of Arcadia.png|border|23px]] [[Arcadia (New World)|Arcadia]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Bahia.png|border|23px]] [[Bahia]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Bawktown.png|border|23px]] [[Bawktown]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Birchwood.png|border|23px]] [[Birchwood]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Boston.png|border|23px]] [[Boston]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Carnoustie.png|border|23px]] [[Carnoustie]]
 
* [[File:Flag of City-State of Kitania.png|border|23px]] [[City-State of Kitania]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Courtbush.png|border|23px]] [[Courtbush]]
 
{{Col-5}}  
 
 
* [[File:Flag of Covina.png|border|23px]] [[Covina]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Covina.png|border|23px]] [[Covina]]
* [[File:Flag of Elecna Bay.png|border|23px]] [[Elecna Bay]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Kyoto.png|border|23px]] [[Kyoto]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Lacledic Republic.png|border|23px]] [[Lacledic Republic]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Moramoa.png|border|23px]] [[Moramoa]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Murrville.png|border|23px]] [[Murrville]]
 
* [[File:Flag of New Amsterdam.png|border|23px]] [[New Amsterdam]]
 
{{Col-5}}
 
* [[File:Flag of New Woodbury.png|border|23px]] [[New Woodbury]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Nymphic Union.png|border|23px]] Nymphic Union
 
* [[File:Flag of Onemalu.png|border|23px]] [[Onemalu]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Peripotamia.png|border|23px]] [[Peripotamia]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Redwood.png|border|23px]] [[Redwood]]
 
 
* [[File:Flag of Republic of Formosa.png|border|23px]] [[Republic of Formosa]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Republic of Formosa.png|border|23px]] [[Republic of Formosa]]
* [[File:Flag of Richville.png|border|23px]] [[Richville]]
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* [[File:Flag of Seoland.png|border|23px]] [[Seoland]]  
{{Col-5}}  
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{{Col-2}}  
* [[File:Flag of Secunda.png|border|23px]] [[Secunda]]
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* [[File:Flag of Storalia.png|border|23px]] [[Storalia]]
* [[File:Flag of Segville.png|border|23px]] [[Segville]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Seoland.png|border|23px]] [[Seoland]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Spruce Valley.png|border|23px]] [[Spruce Valley]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Storalia.png|border|23px]] [[Storalia]]  
 
 
* [[File:Flag of Sylvania.png|border|23px]] [[Sylvania]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Sylvania.png|border|23px]] [[Sylvania]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Titsensaki.png|border|23px]] [[Titsensaki]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Titsensaki.png|border|23px]] [[Titsensaki]]
{{Col-5}}
 
* [[File:Flag of Tokyo.png|border|23px]] Tokyo
 
* [[File:Flag of Utopia.png|border|23px]] [[Utopia]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Venceslo.png|border|23px]] [[Venceslo]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Victoria.png|border|23px]] [[Victoria]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Waterville.png|border|23px]] [[Waterville]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Waverly.png|border|23px]] [[Waverly]]
 
* [[File:Flag of Wazamawazi.png|border|23px]] [[Wazamawazi]]
 
 
{{Col-end}}
 
{{Col-end}}
=== New participants ===
 
  
== Notes ==
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===New participants===
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* [[File:Flag of Mojang State.png|border|23px]] [[Mojang State]] – On April 6, 2020, {{u|MF_Moj}} declared his participation officially under Mojang State; however, on April 9, 2020, he converted the Mojang State from a city-state to an Metropolitan Planning Organization, thus making it ineligible to participate. He then changed his participation to [[Deadbush]] instead.
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==Notes==
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:a. {{note|a}} The screenshot was taken on the Lab World.
  
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Latest revision as of 19:05, 10 April 2020

Alert.png Joining the MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6 is NOW RE-OPEN!
Complete the form to join: https://forms.gle/wRd8pTrbZMsJ3hwZA
The deadline to join is April 11, 2020 at 7 p.m. UTC.
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MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6
MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6.png
Hub For Inspiration
Host
Venue Champion's Bowl, Arcadia
Presenter MinecraftYoshi26
Producers MinecraftYoshi26
lil_shadow59
Official broadcaster MBS
Dates
Joining period March 1, 2020 - March 7, 2020
March 29, 2020 - April 11, 2020
Submission period March 1, 2020 - March 7, 2020
March 29, 2020 - April 17, 2020
Voting period April 18, 2020 - April 24, 2020 (semi-finals)
April 25, 2020 - May 8, 2020 (finals)
Semi-final April 25, 2020
Final May 9, 2020
Participants
Number of entries 42 (to date)
Debuting cities

Flag of Foresne.png Foresne
Flag of Geneva Bay.png Geneva Bay
Flag of Gillmont.png Gillmont
Flag of Lapis Bay.png Lapis Bay
Flag of PhoenixVille.png PhoenixVille
Flag of Sansvikk.png Sansvikk
Flag of Skogheim.png Skogheim
Flag of Totem Beach.png Totem Beach
Flag of Wenyanga.png Wenyanga


Returning cities

Flag of Arbatskaya Moscow.png Arbatskaya Moscow
Flag of Deadbush.png Deadbush
Flag of Espil.png Espil
Flag of Hamblin.png Hamblin
Flag of Pixl.png Pixl
Flag of Quiris.png Quiris


Non-returning cities Flag of Onemalu.png Onemalu
Flag of Waterville.png Waterville
Flag of Venceslo.png Venceslo
Vote
Voting system 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
Contest chronology
← 5MRTvision Screenshot Contest

The MRTvision Screenshot Contest 6 is the ongoing sixth 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 fifth contest with the screenshot "15 Million Tons of Economic Power". The contest debuted on March 1, 2020. The slogan is Hub For Inspiration. The winner is tentatively set to be revealed at on May 9, 2020 at an 11 a.m. PDT and the Champion's Bowl. There is planned to be an official MBS livestream for both the semi-final and final ceremonies.

As of April 10, 2020, 42 cities have confirmed their intentions to participate in the contest and 13 of those cities have made a submission.

Production

The contest was teased on the MRT Discord on February 19, 2020 with an incomplete image of the logo, missing the word 'ARCADIA' and the MRTvision Screenshot Contest logo. The contest, with its logo, was officially announced on February 26, 2020. The logo is an edited version of an online image edited by MinecraftYoshi26. The official slogan of the contest was announced approximately two hours later.

Venue

The venue of the contest, the Champion's Bowl, in eastern Arcadia.

The contest's results ceremony is set to take place for the second time in Arcadia, following Arcadia's victory in the previous edition with the screenshot "15 Million Tons of Economic Power", taken by lil_shadow59. The most recent time the city hosted the contest was for the fifth contest.

It is set to take place at Arcadia's 2,688-seat amphitheater the Champion's Bowl, which was constructed in 2020 for the contest. Located in the east side of the town, it is a large, open-air, outdoor amphitheater. The amphitheater is based off of the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California. It is close to the MRT Southern Line at SE20. The venue was announced on March 3, 2020.

Format

Per usual, the contest will feature 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 will be required to vote in their semi-final, or may face disqualification, being banned from participating in future contests, or paying a fine. Per usual, there was no theme.

The deadline to join was announced as March 20, 2020. The deadline to send in a screenshot was announced as March 25, 2020. 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 $3,000. 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.

Beginning in this contest the method of breaking ties changed. In ties for any placement, the submission that received points from the most different voters get the higher placement. If there is a tie within that, the submission with more 12 points gets the higher placement. If there is a tie in that, then it goes to the submission with more 10 points, all the way down to 1 point. If the cities have the same point breakdown, the later in the draw order is given the higher placement.

Semi-final allocation draw

The occurrence of semi-finals was dependent on the number of participants. On April 9, 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.

For the second time, there will be pots created for semi-final allocations drawings. The semi-finalists will be allocated into five or six pots, based on aggregate rankings by participant, not by city, from prior contest data. Drawing from different pots helps to reduce the chance of lopsided semi-finals by predicted placement from prior contests. The semi-finals are set to be drawn after joining closes, during an informal ceremony on Mumble. Arcadia's draw number for the final will also be selected during the ceremony.

Postponement of the contest

When the contest was announced, there was concern about OptiFine and shaders not being available for the contest as it had not been updated for Minecraft 1.15.2 yet. On March 6, 2020, a poll was put in the events channel in the MRT Discord regarding the future of the contest with four options available: to continue the contest as is and allow shaders and renders, to continue the contest as a "no shaders and renders" contest (Foresne had already submitted a screenshot and thus would have had to retract it), to postpone the contest until OptiFine updates for shaders, and none of the above. The next day, with the poll results showing 19 votes for postponing the contest, compared to the eight votes for the second and third options, respectively, the contest was postponed on March 7, 2020. Joining and submitting screenshots closed and is set to re-open once OptiFine updates for shader compatibility. Participants who join prior to the announcement kept their participatory status and would be asked to reconfirmation of their participation when joining re-opened.

Prior to the postponement, the following were the dates listed for deadlines and events: joining closing on March 20, 2020, submissions closing on March 25, 2020, the voting period for the semi-finals as March 25, 2020 to April 3, 2020, the semi-finals on April 4, 2020, the voting period for the finals as April 4, 2020 to April 17, 2020, and the final on April 18, 2020.

On March 26, 2020, an OptiFine build with working shaders was released. On March 27, 2020, the contest's new dates were announced.

Participating cities

All of the screenshots are viewable together on a public Google Folder.

Draw City Photographer Screenshot City photographed Place Points
Flag of Arbatskaya Moscow.png Arbatskaya Moscow MikeRoma
Flag of Bahia.png Bahia Echohue
Flag of Bawktown.png Bawktown Foote_Chicken
Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood Conric005
Flag of Boston.svg Boston FredTheTimeLord
Flag of Carnoustie.svg Carnoustie CaptainObi
Flag of City-State of Kitania.png City-State of Kitania KittyCat11231 "Night Light" Zaquar
Flag of Courtbush.png Courtbush __OM3GA__ "Gee sorry... but I wanted the toilet paper..." None[a]
Flag of Deadbush.png Deadbush MF_Moj "Good Vibes" Deadbush
Flag of Elecna Bay.png Elecna Bay mine_man_
Flag of Espil.png Espil EspiDev
Flag of Foresne.png Foresne i____7d "Meditating in Nature" Foresne
Flag of Geneva Bay.png Geneva Bay Farkie1 "Geneva Bay by Nightfall" Geneva Bay
Flag of Gillmont.png Gillmont wipeout111 "After Every Night Comes Sunlight" Barshat Abtalit
Flag of Hamblin.png Hamblin ArizTrad
Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto 0x10
Flag of Laclede.png Lacledic Republic Valkorion314 "The Lighthouse" St. Anna
Flag of Lapis Bay.png Lapis Bay AlphaDS
Flag of Moramoa.png Moramoa megascatterbomb
Flag of Murrville.png Murrville RacCort "Work Starts at Dusk" Anthro Island
Flag of New Amsterdam.png New Amsterdam Red_Ray
Flag of New Genisys.png New Genisys LightingMC
Flag of New Woodbury.png New Woodbury Stuttero
Flag of Nymphic Union.png Nymphic Union SoaPuffball
Flag of Peripotamia.png Peripotamia Cookie46910 "Sunset on Island Paradise" Itokani
Flag of PhoenixVille.png PhoenixVille LegendPheonix26
Flag of Pixl.png Pixl Seshpenguin
Flag of Quiris.png Quiris _HeavenAngel_
Flag of Redwood.png Redwood MC_Protocol "Alone in the Wilderness" Redwood
Flag of Richville.png Richville woorich999
Flag of Sansvikk.png Sansvikk SansNotLuigi "The City That Never Sleeps" Pearl Coast
Flag of Secunda.png Secunda _Mossie
Flag of Segville.png Segville godzilltrain "Putting Green" Konawa
Flag of Skogheim.png Skogheim Starcubed
Flag of Spruce Valley.png Spruce Valley Johngi
Flag of Tokyo.png Tokyo Megafro "Friday Commute" Kolpino City
Flag of Totem Beach.png Totem Beach Vulpine_Master
Flag of Utopia.png Utopia Narnia17
Flag of Waverly.png Waverly cal76
Flag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi autobus22
Flag of Wenyanga.png Wenyanga Airplaneguy9

Semi-final 1

A to be determined are set to number of cities participated in the first semi-final. As the prior winner, Arcadia voted in both semi-finals. The highlighted countries qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on April 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTC.

Semi-final 2

A to be determined are set to number of cities participated in the second semi-final. As the prior winner, Arcadia voted in both semi-finals. The highlighted countries qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on April 25, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTC.

Final

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 May 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. UTC. The top 10 cities had their screenshots featured on the website.

Draw City Photographer Screenshot City photographed Place Points
Flag of Arcadia.png Arcadia lil_shadow59

Other cities

Eligibility for participation in the MRTvision Screenshot Contest requires that the city be ranked and have a flag.

Prior participants

  • Flag of Christi.png Christi – On March 30, 2020, when asked about his participation, mustang_guy declined to partake. Christi last participated in the third contest.
  • Flag of Marblegate.png Marblegate – On April 2, 2020, when asked about his participation, Just_robinho "would think about it". Marblegate last participated in the first contest.
  • Flag of Onemalu.png Onemalu – On April 3, 2020, daltdisneyland indicated that if he were to participate, it would be under his new Zeta town, Santa Abeja. He confirmed that Onemalu would not return. Onemalu last participated in the fifth contest.
  • Flag of Waterville.png Waterville – On March 3, 2020, PtldKnight stated that he did not intend on participating as he has "a lot of stuff going on right now". Waterville last participated in the fifth contest.
  • Flag of West Calbar.png West Calbar – On April 2, 2020, when asked about his participation, he stated that he was focused on a project, but would most likely partake. West Calbar last participated in the fourth contest.
  • Flag of Venceslo.png Venceslo – On April 3, 2020, time2makemymove confirmed he would not be participating in the contest and for the foreseeable future, as he did not have shaders and felt that the contest is a "shaders competition". Venceslo last participated in the fifth contest.

The following cities participated in the fifth contest, but have not yet announced whether they will participate in the sixth contest:

New participants

  • Flag of Mojang State.png Mojang State – On April 6, 2020, MF_Moj declared his participation officially under Mojang State; however, on April 9, 2020, he converted the Mojang State from a city-state to an Metropolitan Planning Organization, thus making it ineligible to participate. He then changed his participation to Deadbush instead.

Notes

a. ^ The screenshot was taken on the Lab World.