Update: Contest is done; submissions are closed. See the winners here!
Good news, everypony! Scootalove is hosting its first art contest. The theme is:
"Show us how Scootaloo finally gets her cutie mark. Did a Crusaders' scheme work? Did it backfire? Did Rainbow Dash help? Or did something totally wild and unexpected happen?"
RulesSHOW HOW Scootaloo gets her cutie mark, not just WHAT cutiemark she gets.
Submit your artwork by the end of
We'll accept digital or traditional paintings/drawings, comics, vectors, and animations.
You are allowed to submit more than one entry, but remember: quality is more important than quantity.
Submitted art must be made by you. If you use other people's work (e.g. use vectors in a comic), credit the original artist in description. Don't steal art.
No style restrictions: ponies can be fillies or teenagers, realistic or cartoony, show-accurate or stylized, four-legged or anthro, etc. As long as it makes sense, and follows other rules.
Be kind to Scootaloo. Cruel/mean submissions will be rejected.
No mature content. Keep it G-rated.
How to enterUpload your work to DeviantART.
Go to our Contest gallery folder
Click "Submit to this folder" and follow instructions.
Prizes1200 points for first-prize winner, 600 for second place, and 300 for third place.
If you'd like to donate/contribute something towards the prize pool, send a note to #Scootalove staff.
JudgingWinners will be selected by Maddy Peters (the voice of Scootaloo) and a panel of prominent brony artists, including atryl and KP-ShadowSquirrel
Entries will be judged on both creativity of concept and quality of execution.
MiscIf you have any questions regarding any aspect of the contest, leave a comment here, or send us a note.
Русский перевод правил / Russian translation of the rules
Zasady w języku polskim / Polish translation of the rules (thanks Tiresh)
Link to the full-size poster.
Special thanks to Maxpowuh and gdude2002 for contributing to the prize pool.