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AFK Arena Illustration Contest 受賞 posts
We are pleased to announce the result for AFK Arena Illustration Contest that concluded on November 1, 2020 (Sunday). We greatly appreciate everyone’s participation in this contest.

The contest was held in two categories, the Fan Art category and the Original Skins category.

Out of the many exquisite submissions, these are the ones that were chosen as the winners.

* As per Lilith Games' request, we are pleased to add a "Memorial Award". Here is some background.

The management team was very happy with the response to the AFK Arena Contest, which has gathered more entries than expected. After much discussion, we have decided to create a special Memorial Award (18 winners) to commemorate the good result of the contest.
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First Prize (1 winners per category)
Prize: 300,000 JPY/ Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
Fan Art category
乾杯!
Original Skins category
和服シェミーラ
Award of Excellence (3 winners per category)
Prize: 150,000 JPY / Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
Fan Art category
“FAMILY”
Original Skins category
シルヴィナ
Original Skins category
the young & old
Original Skins category
NARA
Special Award (5 winners per category)
Prize: 50,000 JPY / Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
Honorable Mention (15 winners among both categories)
Prize: 10,000 JPY / Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
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Lilith Games (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) will hold the AFK Arena Illustration Contest (hereinafter referred to as “the Contest”) on pixiv, operated by pixiv Inc.
Theme
Draw illustrations based each category's theme, tag them accordingly and post them to pixiv.
Period of event
9/18/2020〜11/1/2020 23:59
Application category
Fan Art category
Freely draw an illustration featuring heroes appearing in the game AFK Arena.
Original Skins category
Freely draw an illustration featuring heroes appearing in the game AFK Arena with brand new hairstyles, costumes, etc.
Uploading format
No. of entries: Each user can post one or more entries (however, the same work cannot be submitted more than once).
Image size: free. However, winners are required to provide their artwork in the following format.

・Fan Art category
Winners will be asked to submit their work data in A4 size (2,894 × 4,093pixel, either portrait or landscape), PSD file with the character separated from the background, RGB color mode.

・Original Skins category
Winners will be asked to submit their work data in A4 size (4,093 x 2,894 pixel, portrait), PSD file with the character separated from the background, RGB color mode.
Awards
First Prize
1 winner per category
Prize: 300,000 JPY
Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
Award of Excellence
3 winners per category
Prize: 150,000 JPY
Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
Special Award
5 winners per category
Prize: 50,000 JPY
Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
Honorable Mention
15 winners among both categories
Prize: 10,000 JPY
Prize: AFK Arena commemorative goods (t-shirt)
* All winning artworks may be used for in-game loading screens, real event exhibitions, goods production, posts on social media and the official website, promotion on various media, and sales. Please note that the original artwork may be altered to fit into each occasion.

* International applicants are also welcome! Prizes will be sent via account transfer. However, please note that due to remittance fees and taxes, there is a possibility that the amount of prize money may differ from the amount stated above.

* Your entry will be considered invalid if:
・It does not match the theme of the contest.
・It does not have the contest tag attached.
・The privacy level of your entry is set to “My pixiv” or “Private”.
・It is a repost of a previous illustration or is not submitted within the time frame of the contest.
・Rules listed in “Contest Terms (1)” apply to your entry or entries.
○Contest Requirements
This contest is open to all registered pixiv users who have read and agreed to these terms and conditions.
* Entries from companies and multiple creators will not be accepted.
* Underage contestants should obtain the consent of a guardian before entering.

○ Screening method
Entries will go through a rigorous judging process before winners are decided.

○How to Participate?
Draw works (illustrations/manga) based each category's theme, tag them accordingly and post them to pixiv.

○Terms and Conditions
Your submission will serve as an acceptance of the terms outlined throughout this entire document. Please be sure you have read them before submitting your works.
(1) If your entry, including your nickname, falls into the statements below, you will be disqualified. Furthermore, if a work is determined to be in violation of the rules even after having been selected as a winner, it will be disqualified.
・Works that violate the ownership rights of the Company, pixiv Inc., pixiv users, and other third parties; as well as intellectual property rights, including copyright, privilege, trust, and other privacy rights.
・Works that contain obscenity, torture, discrimination, explicit sexual themes, and other elements that are potentially offensive.
・Works that violate public order and morals.
・Works that are unsuitable for public display will have pixiv Inc. decide if it qualifies for the contest or not.
・Any works based on existing work/goods, works/goods scheduled to be released, works/goods that have already been submitted for other contests, or works/goods that have already won other contests.
・Works that miss/break a rule or miss a required part will also be disqualified.
・Works that pixiv Inc. finds disagreeable with adequate reason may also be disqualified.
(2) Contestants own all right to their artwork/creations.
(3) Winners will not exercise “author’s personal rights” against pixiv Inc. as well as pixiv Inc. related parties.
(4) Contestants will not be informed when the selection results are announced. The winners will be announced on websites and official social media accounts managed by the Company and pixiv. Winners may have their entries, pixiv nicknames, and other related items to the contest posted to the Company’s website and official social media accounts.
(5) Contestants, regardless if they win or not, may have their entries, pixiv nicknames, and other related items to the contest posted to pixiv’s official Twitter, Facebook, and other social network accounts, displayed at exhibitions, and other magazines or books. pixiv may adapt or minorly edit the work.
(6) Contestants who remove their entries during the contest will forfeit the contest and their work will no longer be accepted as an entry.
(7) The Company will not be responsible for any charges contestants may incur during the submission of their entry.
(8) The Company will use the contest information solely for the purpose of communicating with the contestants during the selection process. The Company will protect individuals’ information according to their privacy policy(https://www.lilithgames.com/ja/privacy_lilith.html)
(9) Winners may be contacted separately regarding the selection and the procedure to receive the Award. If winners do not respond within a certain period of time after pixiv contacts them, they may not be able to receive prizes.

○ Disclaimer
(1) Contestants assume responsibility for their own submissions.
(2) The Company will not be responsible for any disputes that may happen between the contestants and other users, regardless of the reason.
(3) pixiv Inc. reserves the right to suspend or terminate the contest in case pixiv Inc. deems it necessary for any reason, including system maintenance.
(4) The Company will not be liable for any damages incurred by the contestants, including but not limited to contest interruption, suspension, or cancellation.
(5) Determined by the true terms and conditions including the disclaimers, the Company and pixiv Inc. will be not responsible for any direct damages caused by willful misconduct or gross negligence caused during the contest period, regardless of immunity

○ For further inquiries
(1) If you have any questions or feedback about the contest, feel free to contact us here (pixiv問い合わせフォーム).
(2) Please include your email address, nickname, inquiry, and the subject “About AFK Arena Illustration Contest" before submitting your support request.
(3) Replies will not be given to any phone calls regarding support issues.
(4) Replies will not be given to any questions regarding the contest results.

○Language
The Japanese Terms and Conditions serve as the true document for this contest. Other translations are provided for convenience and are not legally binding.

○Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The contest and its terms shall be governed by Japanese law. Furthermore, the Tokyo District Court shall be the mutually-agreed court for any proceedings, with jurisdiction for the preliminary trial in the case of any disputes over contest terms or matters between pixiv Inc. and the contestants.

Kind regards
1. Confirm your application
Entry conditions are different for each contest.
Make sure to read them carefully before planning your submission(s).
2. Create something along this theme
Draw illustrations based each category's theme, tag them accordingly and post them to pixiv.
Period of event:9/18/2020〜11/1/2020
Uploading format
No. of entries: Each user can post one or more entries (however, the same work cannot be submitted more than once).
Image size: free. However, winners are required to provide their artwork in the following format.

・Fan Art category
Winners will be asked to submit their work data in A4 size (2,894 × 4,093pixel, either portrait or landscape), PSD file with the character separated from the background, RGB color mode.

・Original Skins category
Winners will be asked to submit their work data in A4 size (4,093 x 2,894 pixel, portrait), PSD file with the character separated from the background, RGB color mode.
3. Upload your work
Please check if your work meets the conditions required for application before uploading.
4. Applications complete!
Please wait till the judging is finished.
You will receive a notification regarding the contest results.