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* [[File:Flag of Pixl.png|border|23px]] [[Pixl]]
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* [[File:Flag of Redwood.png|border|23px]] [[Redwood]]
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=== Final ===
 
=== Final ===

Revision as of 19:25, 1 August 2020

Alert.png Semi-final voting is NOW OPEN to participants only! Deadline to vote is August 7 at 7 p.m. UTC.
Submission form: https://forms.gle/FjqKzzHtu7SVyXxe8
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MRTvision Screenshot Contest 7
MRTvision Screenshot Contest 7.png
Looking Back
Host
Venue Epsilon Theatre, Airchester
Presenter MinecraftYoshi26
Producers MinecraftYoshi26
RacCort
Official broadcaster MBS
Dates
Joining period July 17, 2020 - July 26, 2020
Submission period July 17, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Voting period August 1, 2020 - August 7, 2020 (semi-finals)
August 8, 2020 - August 14, 2020 (finals)
Semi-final August 8, 2020
Final August 15 or 16, 2020
Participants
Number of entries 41 (to date)
Debuting cities

Flag of Castilion.png Castilion
Flag of Dand.png Dand
Flag of East Mesa.png East Mesa
Flag of Eastlake.png Eastlake
Flag of Hendon.png Hendon
Flag of Malosa.png Malosa
Flag of Oparia.png Oparia
Flag of San Dzobiak.png San Dzobiak
Flag of Shenghua.png Shenghua


Returning cities

Flag of Aprix.png Aprix
Flag of Titsensaki.png Titsensaki


Non-returning cities Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood
Flag of Boston.svg Boston
Flag of Carnoustie.svg Carnoustie
Flag of Elecna Bay.png Elecna Bay
Flag of Espil.png Espil
Flag of Geneva Bay.png Geneva Bay
Flag of Gillmont.png Gillmont
Flag of Hamblin.png Hamblin
Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto
Flag of Lapis Bay.png Lapis Bay
Flag of New Genisys.png New Genisys
Flag of New Woodbury.png New Woodbury
Flag of PhoenixVille.png PhoenixVille
Flag of Quiris.png Quiris
Flag of Republic of Formosa.png Republic of Formosa
Flag of Skogheim.png Skogheim
Flag of Storalia.png Storalia
Flag of Tokyo.png Tokyo
Flag of Utopia.png Utopia
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
← 6MRTvision Screenshot Contest

The MRTvision Screenshot Contest 7 is the ongoing seventh 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 take place in Airchester, following RacCort's win at the sixth contest with the screenshot "Work Starts at Dusk". The contest is planned to debut on July 17, 2020. The slogan is Looking Back. The winner is set to be revealed on August 15 or 16, 2020 at an unknown time at the Epsilon Theatre. There is planned to be an official MBS livestream for both the semi-final and final ceremonies.

As of August 1, 2020, 41 cities have confirmed their intentions to participate in the contest and 40 of those cities have made a submission.

Production

The contest was confirmed on the MRT Discord and the wiki on July 10, 2020. The slogan, alongside the venue and host city, was announced on July 11, 2020.

The logo was announced a few hours later. It is an original logo created by RacCort. This logo is the first logo that featured a new generic MRTvision Screenshot Contest logo.

For the first time, screenshots were submitted a Google Form rather than through Discord private messages.

Some of the deadlines for submission and voting were shortened from previous contests. This was due to other upcoming projects, according to MinecraftYoshi26.

Venue

The venue of the contest, the Epsilon Theatre, in eastern Airchester.

The contest's results ceremony are set to take place for the second time in a town owned by RacCort, following Murrville's victory in the previous edition with the screenshot "Work Starts at Dusk", taken by RacCort. The most recent time a city owned by RacCort hosted the contest was for the first contest. As usual, the venue is required to have a stage, seating for viewers, and an optional location for a camera. On July 10, three venues from three cities were revealed as possible locations for hosting the ceremony.

On July 11, 2020, the host city and venue was announced as the Epsilon Theatre in Airchester and The Wave Theatre in Anthro Island was shortlisted. This is the first time that Airchester has hosted the MRTvision Screenshot Contest. The Epsilon Theatre is a 243-seat theater, which was constructed in 2014 and remodeled for the contest in 2020. The theater is one of the first built on the New World. In front of the theater is MRT Plaza, the landmark of Airchester. The closest modes of transport out of the city is warp rail at Airchester Central served by IntraRail and RaiLinQ.

Key:      Host venue      Shortlisted

City Venue Seating capacity Notes
Airchester Epsilon Theatre 243 Venue for the Second Eagle Awards. Selected venue for The Holiday Awards.
Anthro Island The Wave Theatre 60
Murrville PAW Center 55 Venue for the MRTvision Screenshot Contest 2.

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 July 26, 2020. The deadline to send in a screenshot was announced as August 1, 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.

Semi-final allocation draw

On July 12, 2020, it was confirmed that there would be two semi-finals. As the prior winner, Murrville 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 third time, there were pots created for semi-final allocations drawings. The 42 semi-finalists were allocated into seven 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-final allocations were made on July 26, 2020, during a ceremony on Mumble held at Twitch Stadium in Airchester. Murrville's draw number for the final was also selected during the ceremony. Attendees placed bets in which semi-final they would be in and Murrville's draw number in the final for a small monetary prize.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6 Pot 7

Participating cities

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

Semi-final 1

20 cities are set to participate in the first semi-final. As the prior winner, Murrville voted in both semi-finals. The highlighted cities qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on August 8, 2020 at 6:15 p.m. UTC.

Carnoustie and Espil were originally allocated to participate in the first semi-final, but withdrew. As a result of these withdrawals, Santa Abeja was randomly selected from the participants that were originally allocated to the second semi-final and in either allocation pot 2 or 6 to be moved to the first semi-final.

Draw City Photographer Screenshot City photographed Place Points
01 Flag of Secunda.png Secunda _Mossie "Dreams of Concrete & Sunshine" Secunda
02 Flag of Santa Abeja.png Santa Abeja daltdisneyland "Nina Cried Power" None[c]
03 Flag of Laclede.png Lacledic Republic Valkorion314 "Paradise Retrieved" Itokani
04 Flag of Aprix.png Aprix Kenoi "lanterns" Aprix
05 Flag of Totem Beach.png Totem Beach crimsonf0x "Road to Nowhere" None[d]
06 Flag of Covina.png Covina _Kastle "Like a Shooting Star, I Will Go the Distance" Gray Cloud
07 Flag of Redwood.png Redwood MC_Protocol "Driving with the Departing Sun" Redwood
08 Flag of Pixl.png Pixl Seshpenguin "parrots" Aprix
09 Flag of Wenyanga.png Wenyanga Airplaneguy9 "Many Hands Make Light Work" New Singapore
10 Flag of Nymphic Union.png Nymphic Union SoaPuffball "urban sunrise" Espil
11 Flag of New Amsterdam.png New Amsterdam Red_Ray "not so Sunshiny Coast" Sunshine Coast
12 Flag of Wazamawazi.png Wazamawazi autobus22 "Midnight Burrows" Kessler
13 Flag of West Calbar.png West Calbar sesese9 "Etude of a Dictator" Elecna Bay
14 Flag of Whiteley.png Whiteley AP_Red "Morning o'ert' Hillside" Whiteley
15 Flag of Bawktown.png Bawktown Foote_Chicken "View of Old Town" Sunshine Coast
16 Flag of Richville.png Richville woorich999 "Hey it's Delilah" Redwood
17 Flag of City-State of Kitania.png City-State of Kitania KittyCat11231 "Life" Itokani
18 Flag of Eastlake.png Eastlake meow10811 "The True Lakeshore Line" None[e]
19 Flag of Hendon.png Hendon London150 "A Summer's Sunrise" Segville
20 Flag of Segville.png Segville godzilltrain "Moonlight Sonata" Schillerton

The following cities have yet to submit their votes for the first semi-final:

Semi-final 2

20 cities are set to participate in the second semi-final. As the prior winner, Murrville voted in both semi-finals. The highlighted cities qualified for the final. The results are set to be revealed on August 8, 2020 at 6:15 p.m. UTC.

Draw City Photographer Screenshot City photographed Place Points
01 Flag of Bahia.png Bahia Echohue "Kolpino City Light" Kolpino City
02 Flag of Oparia.png Oparia KyleFrb "Shelter from the Storm" Oparia
03 Flag of Moramoa.png Moramoa megascatterbomb "One Last Look" Norloch
04 Flag of Shenghua.png Shenghua mi_aquamarine "Duel at Dawn" Kazeshima
05 Flag of Sansvikk.png Sansvikk SansNotLuigi "Everything Will Be Alright in the End" Gray Cloud
06 Flag of Courtbush.png Courtbush __OM3GA__ "A night in the marsh." None[f]
07 Flag of Titsensaki.png Titsensaki frogggggg "A Morning Up High" Alta Mesa
08 Flag of Dand.png Dand Conric005 "This time, it's personal." Secunda
09 Flag of Castilion.png Castilion moose_52 "Remember the past" Central City
10 Flag of Waverly.png Waverly cal76 "And She's Buying A Stairway To Heaven" Waverly
11 Flag of East Mesa.png East Mesa 0x10 "Morning Flight" Redwood
12 Flag of Arcadia.png Arcadia lil_shadow59 "Heart of the City" Arcadia
13 Flag of Foresne.png Foresne i____7d "After a Day of Farming" Kazeshima
14 Flag of San Dzobiak.png San Dzobiak time2makemymove "Early Morning Skyway" San Dzobiak
15 Flag of Malosa.png Malosa ArizTrad "Deep Cosmos" Itokani
16 Flag of Tranquil Forest.png Tranquil Forest hvt2011 "Evening Commute" Arcadia
17 Flag of Deadbush.png Deadbush Moj1014 "City of the Crags" Deadbush
18 Flag of Peripotamia.png Peripotamia Cookie46910 "Reflecting in the Summer Moonlight" Itokani
19 Flag of Arbatskaya Moscow.png Arbatskaya Moscow MikeRoma "Spotting the Queen of the Skies" Sunshine Coast
20 Flag of Spruce Valley.png Spruce Valley Johngi "The Massed Bands of the Royal Marines" Daneburg

The following cities have yet to submit their votes for the second semi-final:

Final

21 cities are set to participate in the final, with all qualifying cities required to vote. Murrville automatically qualified for the final as the prior winner. The results are set to be revealed on August 15 or 16, 2020 at an undetermined time. The top 10 cities will have their screenshots featured on the website.

Draw City Photographer Screenshot City photographed Place Points
09 Flag of Murrville.png Murrville RacCort "It's Good to be Back" Inchmuir

Other cities

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

Prior participants

  • Flag of Birchwood.png Birchwood – On July 17, 2020, Conric005 officially declared his participation under Dand. Thus, there was no representative for Birchwood. Birchwood last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Carnoustie.svg Carnoustie – On July 18, 2020, CaptainObi declared his participation officially; however, on July 27, 2020, he stated that he was withdrawing as he did not have time to participate. Carnoustie was allocated to semi-final 1. Carnoustie last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Espil.png Espil – On July 17, 2020, EspiDev declared his participation officially; however, on July 31, 2020, he withdrew from the contest. Espil was allocated to semi-final 1. Espil last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Hamblin.png Hamblin – On July 17, 2020, ArizTrad officially declared his participation under Malosa. Thus, there was no representative for Hamblin. Hamblin last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Kyoto.png Kyoto – On July 17, 2020, 0x10 officially declared his participation under East Mesa. Thus, there was no representative for Kyoto. Kyoto last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Lapis Bay.png Lapis Bay – On July 24, 2020, when asked about his participation, AlphaDS stated that he was undecided as he did not know what he would take a screenshot of. He reaffirmed this position about 11 hours before the deadline to join. He failed to confirm provisional interest by the deadline. Lapis Bay last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Republic of Formosa.png Republic of Formosa – On July 24, 2020, when asked about his participation, camelfantasy stated that he was undecided. He failed to confirm provisional interest by the deadline. The Republic of Formosa last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Seoland.png Seoland – On July 23, 2020, when asked about his participation, CodyHM stated "maybe...depends on if I have time". He failed to confirm provisional interest by the deadline. Seoland last participated in the fifth contest.
  • Flag of Skogheim.png Skogheim – On July 16, 2020, Starcubed left the server and transferred Skogheim to CaptainObi. On July 17, 2020, CaptainObi officially declared his participation under Carnoustie. Thus, there was no representative for Skogheim. Skogheim last participated in the sixth contest.
  • Flag of Storalia.png Storalia – On July 23, 2020, when asked about his participation, Vulpicula did not know whether or not he would participate and would "consider it". He failed to confirm provisional interest by the deadline. Storalia last participated in the sixth contest.

The following cities participated in the previous contest, but did not make any statement about the contest and did not confirm provisional participation by the deadline:

Notes

a. ^ Espil withdrew 5 days after the semi-final allocation draw.
b. ^ Carnoustie withdrew 14 hours after the semi-final allocation draw.
c. ^ A is the closest city to the location photographed.
d. ^ Prismarine is the closest city to the location photographed.
e. ^ The screenshot was taken at the MRT Marina on the New World, which is not considered a city due to the lack of a mayor.
f. ^ New Stringcity is the closest city to the location photographed.