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Contests

A list of contests that are not listed on the Community Contests page (mostly before late-2016 and other community-ran contests).

Monthly Beatmapping Contest

Notes:

  • Winners of the Monthly Beatmapping Contests #1 to #13 received the Elite Mapper forum title.
  • Winning beatmapsets from MBC #1 to #12 (excluding MBC #6) were bundled with the osu!installer. They have since been replaced by other beatmapsets.
  • Monthly Beatmapping Contests after #13 have a different premise and reward scheme from the previous contests detailed in the Monthly Beatmapping Contest article.

Aspire

Aspire is a beatmapping contest with one special exception, they are not bound to the Ranking Criteria.

Contest No. Beatmap Mode Mapper Results Scores
Aspire 2016 IAHN - Transform (Original Mix) osu!standard Monstrata Results Score #1

Notes:

  • Winners of the Aspire contests will receive the "Elite Mapper: Aspirant" forum title and a unique Aspire profile badge.
  • "Monthly Beatmapping Contest #6" was an Aspire event, but is not part of this list (see Monthly Beatmapping Contest instead).

Mapping With Rewards

Mapping With Rewards is a contest without strict deadlines and features one winner for each of the three available songs per round.

Notes:

  • Mapping With Rewards #1 was concluded without a results post.
  • Mapping With Rewards #3 has not been concluded. Its announcement post can be found here.

osu! Mapping Olympiad

osu! Mapping Olympiad is a contest with similar formatting to Monthly Beatmapping Contests #1 to #12. Each iteration of it can be found on the Community Contests page.

Fan Art Contest

A gallery for the first through fifth fan art contests can be found on the Facebook page. All fan art contests after those can be found on the Community Contests listing.

Best of

"Best of" was a yearly voting contest out to select the best beatmaps in the given year. It was succeeded by Community Choice in 2017.

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Community Choice

For the Community Choice contests, see: Community Contests

Community Choice is the successor to the "Best of" contests.

Community Mapping Contest

The Community Mapping Contest allowed users to submit an entry for any difficulty of any game mode (osu!mania was split into two for 4K and 7K entries). Through the Community Contests listing, users voted for their favorite entries. The winners were compiled into a beatmapset.

osu!idol

osu!idol is a contest where contestants as a solo or a duet sing their way through multiple stages with different genres. Official judges and the community will take over and vote to determine the winner.

2014

Placing Results Original Artists
Gold Crown yealina - Parallel Hearts FictionJunction
Silver Crown Sharlo - 緋色月下、狂咲ノ絶 -1st Anniversary Remix- EastNewSound
Bronze Crown MissTitannia - unknown unknown

2015

osu!remix

osu!remix was a contest where musicians were tasked with remixing nekodex's "circles" track, which was osu!'s main menu theme song at the time. It was the first contest to be handled via the Community Contests listing and has only been run once. Its results can be found here.

Community Contests

Unofficial contests hosted by the communities.

Pending Cup

The Pending Cup is a mapping contest where the main participants are usually Chinese. The Pending Cup encourages creativity and major mapping principles, throughout all skill levels - especially novice mappers.

Pending Cup #1 (2013)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 TERRA - 華爛漫 -Flowers- buhei Flask Nyquill
2 葉月ゆら - 宵闇花火 Lan Wings Kotone Regou
3 An - アートコア神社 Flower Amamiya Yuko Regou

Pending Cup #2 (2014)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 Sharlo & Sabbo - 桜の花が舞い落ちるとき Loneight Macuilxochitl eveless
2 木製みゅーと - 七つ一旋桜 OSUtoto bo0O0od Kawaiwkyik

Pending Cup #3 (2015)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 挨批熊 - 权御天下 Regraz Syameimaru-Aya jonathanlfj
2 削除 - Imprinting yf_bmp Syameimaru-Aya Inazuma
3 P*Light - YELLOW SPLASH!! fanzhen0019 yf_bmp Minakami Yuki

Pending Cup #4 (2016)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 ClariS - SECRET FreeSongs handsome Snowy Wings
2 干瓢碁 - 運命のダークサイド -Rolling Gothic mix FreeSongs rui yf_bmp
3 Dollscythe - Flashes (Extended) Skystar Level9 Frostings

Pending Cup #5 (2017)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 霜月はるか - 白夜幻想谭 Chaoslitz Level9 Kibbleru
2 猫叉劇団 - AsiaN distractive Chaoslitz Garden Ellyu
3 かめりあ - Chirality Suzuki_1112 Miura [ Drop ]

Pending Cup #6 (2018)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 米津玄师 - LOSER Skystar how2miss AIR
2 DJ TOTTO - 少女アリスと箱庭幻想コンチェルト J1_ yf_bmp Level9
3 Sota Fujimori - ACCELERATE Chaoslitz Koiyuki yf_bmp

Newspaper Cup

Newspaper Cup is an annual mapping contest which aims at attracting normal players to join the mapping community, shows and improves mapping skills of Chinese novice mappers.

Newspaper Cup #1 (2015)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 wa.vs ETIA. - Akasagarbha tm1209 Philosophy2 bread129988
2 猫叉Master - Far east nightbird Narcissu JJburstOwO Kamio Misuzu

Newspaper Cup #2 (2016)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown Bronze Crown
1 葉月ゆら - Eclipse Parade LunaSaika FreeSongs Vert
2 Sakuzyo - Laplace Hakurei Yoru liaoxingyao Kencho

Newspaper Cup #3 (2017)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown
1 影翔鼓舞 - Oriental Blossom yf_bmp, EmingK Gaia, Doj
2 ESQUARIA - 寒椿 ~ Kantsubaki Regou, fish39 Bluekrait, Rose Pacifica

Newspaper Cup #4 (2017)

Songs No. Songs Gold Crown Silver Crown
1 葉月ゆら - サラマンドラの踊り子 Yugu nika mika
2 P*Light - SAY BAY Firika Yugu