Skinning Contest #1

Skinning Contest #1 banner

The Skinning Contest #1 was a free-for-all osu! skinning contest hosted by skinship, one of the largest skinning communities on osu!. It was the first official osu! skinning contest, and the first iteration of Skinning Contests hosted by skinship.

Contest schedule

Event Timestamp
Announcement 2021-03-08
Submission phase 2021-03-08/2021-04-08
Voting phase 2021-04-29/2021-05-13
Results 2021-05-27


Placing Prize(s)
Gold crown 6 months of osu!supporter, unique profile badge
Silver crown 4 months of osu!supporter, unique profile badge
Bronze crown 2 months of osu!supporter, unique profile badge


The Skinning Contest #1 was run by various community members.

User Responsibility
Master-TigerKun Contest planning
Matt2e2 Contest planning, graphic design
Roan Contest planning
RockRoller Contest planning, submission screening, showcase preparations
tetsui Contest planning, showcase preparations
vvivi Contest planning
watterino Video editor, showcase preparations



For the full results, see the contest page.

Skinning Contest #1 podium


  • Submissions must not contain inappropriate, malicious, or epileptic content, and should adhere to the osu! community rules.
  • All assets need to be created by yourself, or used with permission and proper credit to the authors. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • fonts
    • icons
    • textures
    • artworks (e.g. stock images or anime artwork)
    • sounds
  • The majority of the in-game menu interface and at least one game mode have to be skinned. In other words, in addition to the gameplay elements, the following segments should not be left default:
    • Ranking Panel
    • Song Selection (excluding the mode selection)
    • Mod Icons
    • Pause and Fail Menu
    • Main Menu is optional, but highly encouraged
  • Submissions must be new creations, only skins posted within the submission period will be accepted.
  • Each submission must be accompanied by a forum thread in order to participate in the contest.
  • Submissions must be made in time. Latecomers will not be accepted.