February 2023 Community Contests and Events

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    The MapleStory Community Team runs a number of contests and events throughout the year, challenging the in-game skill and real-world creativity of Maplers all around the world! Take a look at the new and upcoming Community Contests and Events below, and be prepared to test your skills!

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    Contest Duration:

    • PDT (UTC -7): Friday, February 10, 2023 - Monday, May 22, 2023 11:00 AM PDT
    • CEST (UTC +2): Friday, February 10, 2023 - Monday, May 22, 2023 8:00 PM CEST
    • AEST (UTC +10): Friday, February 10, 2023 - Tuesday, May 23, 2023 4:00 AM AEST

    We love seeing the community show their love for MapleStory in the form cosplay and we have a brand new contest just for that!

    How to Enter:

    • Discord
      • Enter in the #cosplay-contest channel on the Official MapleStory Discord
      • Include the following with your entry:
        • MapleStory In-game Character Name
        • MapleStory World Name (If Reboot, please specify either NA or EU.)
        • Max of 3 photo submissions with your cosplay
    • Forums
      • Enter in the contest thread on the Official MapleStory Forums
      • Include the following with your entry:
        • MapleStory In-game Character Name
        • MapleStory World Name (If Reboot, please specify either NA or EU.)
        • Max of 3 photo submissions with your cosplay
    • Twitter:
      • Tag @maplestory with #maplecosplay23
      • Include the following with your entry:
        • MapleStory In-game Character Name
        • MapleStory World Name (If Reboot, please specify either NA or EU.)
        • Max of 3 photo submissions with your cosplay
    • Facebook:
      • Comment on the Official MapleStory Facebook page post
      • Include the following with your entry:
        • MapleStory In-game Character Name
        • MapleStory World Name (If Reboot, please specify either NA or EU.)
        • Max of 3 photo submissions with your cosplay
    • Instagram:
      • Tag @maplestory with #maplecosplay23
      • Include the following with your entry:
        • MapleStory In-game Character Name
        • MapleStory World Name (If Reboot, please specify either NA or EU.)
        • Max of 3 photo submissions with your cosplay

    Requirements & Rules:

    • The cosplay must be MapleStory related.
    • No explicit content is allowed. Please keep it appropriate and PG-13.
    • Submissions must not contain designs from other IPs, copyrighted characters, or games.
    • Your submission must be your own original cosplay.
    • Only up to three submitted images will be reviewed during voting.
    • You can create or obtain the cosplay.
    • Try to have fun and be as creative as you wish!

    Event Prizes:


    • 3 Grand Prize Winners
      • MapleStory Fest 2023 Keycap
      • Mushroom Mood Lamp
      • Pink Bean or Yeti Phone Pop Grip
      • Romantic Garden Chair
      • 2x EXP Coupon
      • 2x Drop Coupon
      • 10x Onyx Apple
      • Kino Pet

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    Contest Duration:

    • PST (UTC -8): Friday, February 10, 2023 - Monday, March 20, 2023 11:00 AM PDT
    • CET (UTC +1): Friday, February 10, 2023 - Monday, March 20, 2023 7:00 PM
    • AEDT (UTC +11): Friday, February 10, 2023 - Tuesday, March 21, 2023 5:00 AM

    Create concept art for a Neo Toyko weapon design in this new art contest!

    How to Enter:

    • Discord
      • Enter in the #art-contest channel on the Official MapleStory Discord
      • Include the following with your entry:
        • MapleStory In-game Character Name
        • MapleStory World Name (If Reboot, please specify either NA or EU.)
        • Your artwork
    • Forums
      • Enter in the contest thread on the Official MapleStory Forums
      • Include the following with your entry:
        • MapleStory In-game Character Name
        • MapleStory World Name (If Reboot, please specify either NA or EU.)
        • Your artwork

    Requirements & Rules:

    • The artwork must be MapleStory related with themes from the Neo Tokyo content.
    • No explicit content is allowed. Please keep it appropriate and PG-13.
    • Try to have fun and be creative as you wish!
    • Try to design the piece with "concept art" in mind, show the breakdown of what you're creating with detailed imagery. Imagine this is a proposal.
    • Submissions must not contain designs from other IPs, copyrighted characters, or games.
    • AI generated artwork will not be allowed.
    • Your submission must be your own original artwork.

    Event Prizes:

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    We have exciting contests planned in the near future~ Keep an eye on Discord or the Contests and Events Sub-Forum, or watch this space for the March 2023 Community Contests and Events post for more details!

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