Contest Page


Congratulations to Alpha 27Alpha 27 and Mr DaggerMr Dagger for their winning entry: SCP-5250 - "Act I: The Lake South, The Deer North" !

And of course, a huge thank-you to everyone who participated, from those who submitted containment procedures to all the pinch-hitters who contributed!

The Entries

The Contest

The contest is now over. Sorry!

The Rules

Phase 0

Phase 1

Phase 2

In summary:

  • To enter the contest, post in the discussion page with an object class. Safe, Euclid, Keter, Thaumiel, Explained, Neutralized only.
  • In about two weeks, you'll get someone's object class. You'll have two weeks to write containment procedures for it, which you will submit to Dr LevingtonDr Levington or Mr DaggerMr Dagger directly via Wikidot PM.
  • After all the containment procedures are submitted, you'll get someone's object class and someone else's containment procedures. You'll have three weeks to write a description for that and post it on the site as an article.
  • You may still post an article with your assigned containment procedures after the posting period closes, but they will not be considered contest entries.

Important Dates (all times in EDT):

Again, if at any time you feel unable to finish your submission before the deadline, please let the contest runners know ASAP so they can arrange a substitute for your would-be coauthor!

  • May 1: Contest is announced! Enter at your leisure!
  • May 11, 11:59 PM: Contest entry is closed! Past this point you will be considered a pinch hitter.
  • May 14: Contest entrants will receive their object class and begin writing containment procedures for it!
  • May 28, 11:59 PM: Submission of containment procedures closes! Contest organizers will begin assigning people to an object class & containment procedures!
  • May 31: Contest entrants will receive their object class & containment procedures and can begin writing! Posting of entries will ONLY begin the next day.
  • June 1, 12:01 AM: Posting of entries begins! The voting period also begins at this time!
  • June 21, 11:59 PM: Posting of entries ends! However, pinch-hitters will have until the end of the voting period (June 28, 11:59 PM) to post!
  • June 28, 11:59 PM: Voting period ends! Pinch-hitters may no loner post their articles as contest entries (but may still post)!
  • June 29: Winners are announced and contest ends!

Upon posting your entry, tag it with “co-authored” and “MTFA1logo2020” (mind the spelling!). The winner will be determined by total upvotes. The first prize winners will each receive an article of their choice to be posted on the front page.

If you have any further questions, please PM either Dr. Levigton does not match any existing user name or Mr DaggerMr Dagger!

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