The Glorious Gourd Contest Returns!Friday, October 2, 2020
UPDATED 11/02/2020 - Thank you to everyone who submitted their amazing creations for our 2020 Glorious Gourd Contest! It was VERY tough for us to pick our three winners this year, so we also provided Alpha One keys to some honorable mentions as well! You can check out all the winners on our October live stream here.
The Verdant Keeper returns with a new missive for you -
The nights are lengthening, the air is crisp and cool, and all across Verra nature is displaying its boldest shades of orange and ochre. We hope your harvest was bountiful, and what better way to show off your prize pumpkin than by submitting it to the Glorious Gourd Contest!
The Inside Scoop
The Ashes of Creation Glorious Gourd Contest has returned for 2020! Grab your pumpkin or your pencils and get to carving and crafting - glorious prizes including an AMD graphics card and Alpha One keys await!
How to Enter
To enter the Glorious Gourd Contest, visit the official entry thread on the Ashes of Creation forums here - you will need to create an Intrepid Account if you do not already have one in order to submit an entry. Post a reply sharing your best Ashes of Creation-related pumpkin carving, either physical or digital, following the instructions below.
- Download the name submission placard here, print it, fill it out, and fold it in half.
- Grab a pumpkin and carve your IRL masterpiece!
- Take a picture that shows off your pumpkin AND the official name submission placard that includes your forum display name
- Upload it to the official forum entry thread here!
Note: You must use the digital template provided in its original, unaltered format in order for your digital submission to be valid. You may color inside and/or outside the lines however you wish, but do not alter the lines!
You may submit a maximum of one (1) entry; if you post more than one (1) entry, they will all be disqualified. In order for your entry to be valid, you must use either the official submission placard in your physical entry or the official digital template for your digital entry. Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:
- 25% Relation to the theme (Ashes of Creation)
- 25% Quality
- 25% Creativity
- 25% Originality
Make sure to submit your glorious gourd before the entry period ends on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 11AM PDT! Winners will be notified on or before Thursday, October 29, 2020. Additional details on the contest can be found in the full rules here.
Three winners overall will be selected, one for each prize listed below:
|Grand Prize (Best Overall)||Gorgeous Prize (Most Creative/Beautiful)||Glorious Prize (Most Original/Epic)|
|AMD SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RADEON RX 5700 XT 8G||Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Hat||Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Hat|
|Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Hat||Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Lanyard||Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Lanyard|
|Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Lanyard||Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Mouse Pad||Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Mouse Pad|
|Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Mouse Pad||Alpha One Key!||Alpha One Key!|
|Alpha One Key!|
Best of luck, Verrans - we look forward to seeing what crafty creations you bring to the table this year!