Enter the 2021 Glorious Gourd Contest & Sweepstakes!

Enter the 2021 Glorious Gourd Contest & Sweepstakes!

October 1, 2021
Enter the 2021 Glorious Gourd Contest & Sweepstakes!

Glorious adventurers! The Verdant Keeper has a new message for you all -

From the cool crisp air to the fresh fall foliage, one thing is clear - harvest season is here! To celebrate another magnificent bounty, it’s time to grab your most glorious gourd and get ready to join in the Glorious Gourd Contest & Sweepstakes!

The Inside Scoop

The Ashes of Creation Glorious Gourd Contest has returned for 2021, and now includes a Sweepstakes and even MORE treats to win! Grab your pumpkins and pencils or get ready to push those buttons - glorious prizes including CORSAIR goodies and Alpha Two access await! All winners will be announced and highlighted during our October monthly development update stream.

Contest

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 creation, either physical or digital, following the instructions below.

Physical Contest Entry:

  1. Download the name submission placard here, print it, fill it out, and fold it in half.
  2. Grab a pumpkin and create your IRL masterpiece!
  3. Take a picture that shows off your pumpkin AND the official name submission placard that includes your forum display name.
  4. Upload it to the official forum entry thread here!

Digital Contest Entry:

  1. Download the digital Glorious Gourd template (either the PDF version or the PNG version with a transparent background).
  2. Create your masterpiece, either by printing the template and using physical media, or by filling it in digitally.
  3. Be sure to include your forum display name on the template.
  4. Upload it to the official forum entry thread here!

Note: For physical submissions, you must only include one image for your submission to be valid - if you’d like to show off multiple angles of your creation, please submit them combined into one image. You may use multiple pumpkins in your submission, as long as they are part of one cohesive theme, and all contained in one submission image.

Physical Entries Submissions

For digital submissions, 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 or color on them in any way.

digital Entries Submissions

You may submit a maximum of one (1) physical and one (1) digital entry; if you post more than one (1) entry for each, all of your entries will be disqualified. In order for your entry to be valid, you must use the official submission placard in your physical entry and the official digital template (either the PDF or PNG version) for your digital entry. Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • 20% Relation to the theme (Ashes of Creation)
  • 20% Quality
  • 20% Originality
  • 20% Scariness
  • 20% Humor

Make sure to submit your glorious gourd before the entry period ends at 11AM PDT on Monday, October 25, 2021! Winners will be notified on or before Thursday, October 28, 2021. Additional details on the contest and eligibility can be found in the full rules here.

The Treats

Contest Prizes

Ten (10) winners overall will be selected for the contest - five (5) from the physical entrants, and five (5) from the digital entrants.

Glorious Prize (Digital & Physical) Highest Total Score Gorgeous Prize (Digital & Physical) Highest Quality Score Groundbreaking Prize (Digital & Physical) Highest Originality Score Grotesque Prize (Digital & Physical) Highest Scariness Score Gleeful Prize (Digital & Physical) Highest Humor Score
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SCIMITAR PRO RGB Optical MOBA/MMO Gaming Mouse Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Hat Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Hat 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 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 Ashes of Creation Vintage Logo Mouse Pad
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Alpha Two Access!

Sweepstakes

How to Enter

To enter the Glorious Gourd Sweepstakes, visit the Gleam.io submission panel here. Each action you take will grant you one entry into the sweepstakes, and each action can only be taken once to earn an entry. All winners will be contacted via the social links/email they provide in the sweepstakes panel.

Sweepstakes Entry Options (must be submitted via the Gleam.io submission panel):

Make sure to submit all your entries before the entry period ends at 11AM PDT on Monday, October 25, 2021! Winners will be notified on or before Thursday, October 28, 2021. Additional details on the sweepstakes and eligibility can be found in the full rules here.

The Treats

Sweepstakes Prizes

Ten (10) sweepstakes winners will receive Ashes of Creation Alpha Two Access!

In addition, one (1) bonus winner will be drawn for every fifty (50) valid entries into the Glorious Gourd Contest (physical and digital submissions), up to a maximum of five (5) bonus winners. Each bonus winner will receive the current Ashes of Creation Voyager Plus Pre-Order Pack, which includes Ashes of Creation Alpha Two access along with other frightful and delightful goodies!

Good luck, Verrans - we cannot wait to see what gourdgeous creations you bring to the table this year!

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