Announcing the Starlight Starbright Screenshot Contest

There’s a chill in the air across the realm, and the faintest sound of bells ring in the ears of adventurers far and wide. Decorations twinkle amidst the city-states, shining like the starlit sky. ’Tis the season to spread tidings of good cheer and celebrate with tinsel, twinkleboxes, and all the trappings of festivity!

Capture the essence of your holiday spirit this year by participating in the Starlight Starbright Screenshot Contest!


Celebrating the Starlight Celebration seasonal event


We highly encourage you to use the new /grouppose command features to get improved camera angles and camera effects for these screenshots. We also encourage you to vary camera angles, levels, distance, and terrain for originality in composition.

Be sure to include the following information in your submission:

  • Your screenshot.
  • A short caption.
  • Your character’s name.
  • Your selection from the available in-game prizes.

You must abide by the following rules and guidelines when creating and submitting your entry:

  • One entry per person. If multiple entries containing the same character are posted, only the first entry will be accepted.
  • Entries cannot be edited after submission.
  • You may use image editing software to crop your screenshots, but you may not use software to otherwise alter, enhance, or add more features to your screenshot.
  • You must read, agree to, and comply with the Official Rules.

How to Enter

Once you are ready to enter, please submit your screenshot in the official entry thread on the forum.

Winner Selection

The FINAL FANTASY XIV Community Team will select 100 winners based on creativity, humor, originality, and overall execution according to the criteria listed above.


The 100 winners will each receive one in-game item of his/her choice of the items below:

  • Scarf of Wondrous Wit
  • Ahriman Choker
  • Mandragora Choker
  • Bluebird Earring
  • Noble Barding
Scarf of Wondrous Wit Ahriman Choker
Mandragora Choker Bluebird Earring
Noble Barding

*In-game prizes are transferable only to characters under the same service account as the player who entered the contest.

From these 100 winners, the FINAL FANTASY XIV Community Team will select 10 grand prize winners. Each grand prize winner shall receive the following prize (in addition to the in-game item):

One (1) Fat Chocobo Plush (Winter version)

Entry Period

December 15, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. (Pacific Time) to December 29, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)


You must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) states of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or Canada (excluding Quebec), have a valid North American Square Enix Account, and be over the age of 13 to enter.

For full terms and conditions, please see the Official Rules.

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