▼ About Genshin Impact▼ 


Genshin Impact is an open-world RPG
that combines stunning 3D anime graphics and seamless open-world exploration.
Available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, PC, and smartphones,
players can not only travel through the vast environment on their own,
but also enjoy cross-platform multiplayer adventures with friends.
Set in the fantasy world of Teyvat, the game features an open world
that can be roamed seamlessly with a team of up to four characters,
strategic battles that let you harness the power of the elements, and a gripping story.
The player takes on the role of a mysterious "Traveler"
and embarks on a journey through the secrets of Teyvat to find their lost twin.



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 ▼About the Genshin Impact Illustration Contest▼ 


The game Genshin Impact plans to hold
several illustration contests on pixiv on the topic of
" spending seasons together ".



The theme of this first contest is "A Midsummer Aria of Cicadas"


What would you like to do in Teyvat this summer to escape the heat?
An exciting Waverider race in the Golden Apple Archipelago?
Or would you rather cool off in Liyue Harbor,
enjoying the sunset while listening to the storyteller's tales?
Or attend a fireworks festival in Inazuma while sipping on some Dango Milk?
Think of all the friends you've made in Teyvat, and let your imagination run free!



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Fan Art category
Draw how you'd like to spend the summer in Teyvat with your favorite Genshin Impact characters.

Tag: 原神イラコン夏FA
Costume Design category
Draw a new summer-inspired outfit for a character appearing in Genshin Impact.

Tag: 原神イラコン夏衣装
First Prize
1 winner for each division
Award of Excellence
1 winner for each division
Popularity Award
5 winners for each division
Special Award
10 winners for each division
Prize: 150,000 JPY (approx. 1500 USD) + 5,000 Primogems
Prize: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD) + 3,000 Primogems
Prize: 50,000 JPY (approx. 500 USD) + 1,500 Primogems
Prize: Genshin Impact merchandise
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Starting on Monday, July 11st, 2022, COGNOSPHERE PTE.LTD. (hereinafter referred to as “the Organizer”) will hold the Genshin Impact Illustration Contest (hereinafter referred to as “the Contest”) on pixiv, operated by pixiv Inc.

▼ About the Genshin Impact Illustration Contest
The game Genshin Impact plans to hold several illustration contests on pixiv on the topic of “spending seasons together”. The theme of this first contest is “A Midsummer Aria of Cicadas”. What would you like to do in Teyvat this summer to escape the heat? An exciting Waverider race in the Golden Apple Archipelago? Or would you rather cool off in Liyue Harbor, enjoying the sunset while listening to the storyteller's tales? Or attend a fireworks festival in Inazuma while sipping on some dango milk? Think of all the friends you've made in Teyvat, and let your imagination run free!

▼ About Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact is an open-world RPG that combines stunning 3D anime graphics and seamless open-world exploration.
Available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, PC, and smartphones, players can not only travel through the vast environment on their own, but also enjoy cross-platform multiplayer adventures with friends.
Set in the fantasy world of Teyvat, the game features an open world that can be roamed seamlessly with a team of up to four characters, strategic battles that let you harness the power of the elements, and a gripping story.
The player takes on the role of a mysterious “Traveler” and embarks on a journey through the secrets of Teyvat to find their lost twin.

Official website: https://genshin.hoyoverse.com/en/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/GenshinImpact
Official YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/genshinimpact
Theme
Please upload illustrations to pixiv according to the category that you would like to enter and include the designated tag in your submission.
Period of event
7/11/2022〜8/21/2022 23:59
Application category
Fan Art category
Draw how you'd like to spend the summer in Teyvat with your favorite Genshin Impact characters.

Tag: 原神イラコン夏FA
Costume Design category
Draw a new summer-inspired outfit for a character appearing in Genshin Impact.

Tag: 原神イラコン夏衣装
Uploading format
Feel free to post more than 1 entry. (However, you cannot post the same work more than once.)
There are no restrictions on the size of the artwork for web submission.
Awards
First Prize
1 winner for each division
Prize: 150,000 JPY (approx. 1500 USD) + 5,000 Primogems
Award of Excellence
1 winner for each division
Prize: 100,000 JPY (approx. 1000 USD) + 3,000 Primogems
Popularity Award
5 winners for each division
Prize: 50,000 JPY (approx. 500 USD) + 1,500 Primogems
Special Award
10 winners for each division
Prize: Genshin Impact merchandise
*All award-winning works may be used in promotional materials, media, or other marketing materials for the game Genshin Impact. Artwork may be cropped and edited to fit the purposes.
*Participants outside of Japan are also welcome. If a winner outside of Japan is selected, it's possible for the prize money to be remitted to foreign bank accounts, but please note that the amount may be less than what's stated above due to remittance and handling fees.
* 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 only," "Private," or "URL restricted."
・It is a work created as a request by a third party (including commissioned artworks).
・It has been posted outside of the event period or it is a reposted work.
・It has been posted or will be posted to other contests, in or outside Japan.
・Rules listed in “Contest Terms (1)” apply to your entry.
○ Who Can Participate
This contest is open to all registered pixiv users who have read and agreed to these Application Guidelines. (Entries from companies and multiple creators will not be accepted)
*Underage contestants should obtain the consent of a guardian before entering.
○ Selection Process
Entries will go through a rigorous judging process before winners are decided.
○ How to Participate
Draw one or more artworks according to each category's theme, tag them appropriately, and post them to pixiv.
○ Contest Terms
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, it will be considered invalid. 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 Organizer, 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 deemed unsuitable for public display by the Organizer.
・Works that have been commercialized, are scheduled to be commercialized, have been submitted in other competitions, or have previously won awards in other competitions.
・Works with omissions or errors in the required fields.
・Works that the Organizer finds disagreeable with adequate reason.
(2) Contestants own all rights to their artwork/creations. However, the Organizer will claim the rights for all winning works once the works have been adopted.
(3) Winners will not exercise "moral rights" against the Organizer, pixiv Inc. as well as pixiv Inc. related parties.
(4) Contestants will not be informed directly when the selection results are announced. The winners will be announced on websites and official social network accounts managed by the Organizer and pixiv, such as their Twitter and Facebook. Winners may have their entries and pixiv nicknames posted to the Organizer’s website and both the Organizer's and pixiv's official social network accounts.
(5) Contestants, regardless if they win or not, may have their entries, comments about their entries, and pixiv nicknames (either in whole or in part), posted to pixiv’s official Twitter, Facebook, and other social network accounts, the Organizer's website, displayed at exhibitions, and published in magazines or books. The work may be adapted or edited.
(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 Organizer will not be responsible for any charges contestants may incur during the submission of their entry.
(8) The Organizer will use the contestant's information solely for the purpose of communicating with the contestants during the selection process. The Organizer will protect individuals' information according to their privacy policy (https://genshin.hoyoverse.com/ja/company/privacy).
(9) Winners may be contacted separately regarding the selection and the procedure to receive their prize. If winners do not respond within a certain period of time after being contacted, they may not be able to receive prizes.
○ Disclaimers
(1) Contestants shall assume full responsibility for their own submissions.
(2) The Organizer will not be responsible for any disputes that may happen between the contestants and other individuals, regardless of the reason.
(3) The Organizer and pixiv Inc. reserve the right to suspend or terminate the Contest if they deem it necessary for any reason, including system maintenance.
(4) The Organizer will not be liable for any damages incurred by the contestants, including but not limited to contest interruption, suspension, or cancellation.
(5) If the damage occurred as a direct result of human intervention or other gross negligence on the part of the Organizer, the exclusion of liability set forth in this participation statement shall be deemed null and void.
○ Contest-Related Inquiries
(1) If you have any questions or feedback about the contest, feel free to contact us here (pixiv Customer Service).
(2) Please include your e-mail address, nickname, inquiry, and the subject “1st Genshin Impact Illustration Contest: A Midsummer Aria of Cicadas" before submitting your inquiry.
(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.
○ 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 the Organizer and the contestants.
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
Please upload illustrations to pixiv according to the category that you would like to enter and include the designated tag in your submission.
Period of event:7/11/2022〜8/21/2022
Uploading format
Feel free to post more than 1 entry. (However, you cannot post the same work more than once.)
There are no restrictions on the size of the artwork for web submission.
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.