Welcome to the AfreecaTV StarLeague Cheerful Contest! With ASL5 set to kick off on Sunday, Mar 11 10:00am GMT (GMT+00:00), AfreecaTV has provided TeamLiquid.net with two official ASL player jackets from the previous ASL season to give away to the Team Liquid community. We've decided to give these jackets away through a contest centered around one of StarCraft's oldest fan traditions: Cheerfuls.
What's a 'cheerful?' It's an image, usually in combination with text, made by fans to cheer on a player or team. If you've watched competitive StarCraft, you've probably noticed players displaying such cheerfuls in their booths. Here are some examples below:
At their core, cheerfuls are really just an image (or even a drawing!) of a player alongside an encouraging comment. However, cheerfuls evolved over time, becoming an opportunity for fans to show off their graphic design skills, cleverness with words, and sense of humor. Now, it's time for the TeamLiquid.net community to show how passionate and creative they can be in cheering for their favorite StarCraft players. Check out some examples of previous TeamLiquid.net cheerful contests: TLS Contest, TSL4 Contest, TSL3 Contest.
Here are the rules for the ASL5 Cheerful Contest:
- Post a cheerful in this thread using the template provided below. You can cheer for a single player, or as many players as you want, as long as they're competing in the ASL.
- You may post ONE cheerful PER ROUND of the tournament. Rounds of the tournament are defined as: RO24, RO16, RO8, RO4, and Grand Finals. That means if you submit one cheerful per round, you can submit FIVE cheerfuls total. Cheerfuls for each round must be submitted BEFORE the final match of the applicable round concludes.
- Awarding (1): ONE jacket will be given away through a random raffle of all the submitted cheerfuls.* Each cheerful submission counts as a separate entry, so make sure to submit a cheerful for each round!
- Awarding (2): ONE jacket will be given away to the best cheerful, as judged by TeamLiquid.net staff.*
- Miscellaneous rules: Entrees containing objectionable (including BUT NOT LIMITED TO racist and/or homophobic content) or extremely low-effort content will be disqualified at TeamLiquid.net's sole discretion. All cheerful contest rules are subject to change.
*TeamLiquid.net staff are not eligible to receive prizes.
Here is the official Cheerful Contest template: download
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**Times are subject to change. March 27th matches will be played at 08:00 GMT (+00:00)