Fellow Capsuleers, citizens of the Federation
UPDATE: thanks to the generous sponsors this year, we have added the list of prizes and rewards for the events, and added new events to the schedule, so be ready and don’t miss out on the celebration.
UPDATE 2: more sponsors have helped increase the cash prizes for the Pageant contest and the number of currently signed contestants has been updated.
UPDATE 3: thanks to CCP and more players of the community, the amount of rewards and prizes has been increased and re-distributed, given the incredible amount of participation shown. Also, there is now a public fleet scheduled, read details below.
With great joy, I announce this year’s event to Celebrate Federation Day YC124 in Luminaire.
We invite every capsuleer and Federation citizen to join us in Luminaire on June 25th Saturday, starting from 18:00 eve time, to see the fireworks and attend the festivities regarding this yearly celebration.
Voting for Miss/Mister Federation is open - read details below
The celebrations officially start at 18:00 NEST, New Eden Standard Time
- 18:00 - Conga Line fleet formation and fireworks in Luminare
- 18:00 - The master of ceremonies will begin the surprise trivia tour through the designated waypoints, be on the lookout for instant cash prizes
- 19:30 - Winners of the fireworks event are announced - it is recommended participants for this event to be around 19:00 onwards
- 19:40 - Final call to to vote for your Miss and Mister Federation Candidates
- 22:30 - Public Fleet lead by @Julianus_Soter - departing from Villore and heading into the Gallente Warzone.
- 00:00 - Pageant voting is closed
- 00:30 - Event Closure and final message.
- Inner Zone Shipping
- Nadire Security Consultants
- Flavour Unlimited Ltd
- Sunny Turtle Beach
- Taezali Corporation - Breaking previous records for largest sponsorship ever donated
- Julian Flavours - the one and only irreverent glamour male idol
- Gosakumori Noh - Politician extraordinaire and future presidential aspirant
- Anataine Deva
- Ferrinn Vuhs
The activities planned are as follows:
Throw a display of beautiful colored fireworks, snowballs, or any other visual effect of your preference to display for the crowd. Have you ever heard of the Hyperion light show? Come on Federation Day and see it for yourself!
Best performers will be awarded PLEX, ISK and special SKINs
- Hyperion Inner Zone SKIN + 50 plex + 250 mill
- Thorax Aliastra SKIN + 50 plex + 200 mill
- Tristan Quafe SKIN + 50 plex + 150 mill
Win instant cash prizes!!! just be on the lookout for our host of ceremonies and prepare your knowledge about the Federation history for some flash trivia questions to be held in the following star systems:
Bring any battleship of your choice and show the audience the most beautiful or outrageous SKINs on your preferred hull. We will organize the fleet in a formation known as the Conga line. Captain @Azazel_Drakonis has volunteered to lead this event.
- 100mill cash will be awarded randomly to 4 pilots who bring the best looking ships during the parade.
MISS AND MISTER FEDERATION
**Sign-up process has been completed - there are many messages in queue so be patient as i update the list of participants
VOTING CAN START FROM TODAY - please send an evemail directly to @Alain_Colcer **
A favorite event of the attendees every year, we will elect again the most beautiful ladies and most handsome gentlemen in the Federation. If you wish to participate, please send me an evemail, the signup process is closed by June 23th (ALREADY CLOSED), and all candidates will be formally presented on June 25th, at which time the voting process will take place, announcing the winner on June 26th. All votes need to be cast by evemail so I can present the appropriate audit logs to sponsors and benefactors of the event.
The winners of the pageant contest will receive the following prizes, male and female categories separate:
- 1st place - 1.5 bill ISK, a Commander’s Suit, 150 plex, Vexor Navy Issue Luminaire Rising Skin, and Brutix Navy Issue
- 2nd place - 1 bill ISK, a Federal Defender Suit, 150 plex, and Vexor Navy Issue
- 3rd place - 500 mill ISK, 150 plex, and Federation Navy Comet plus Maulus Navy Issue
- 4th place - 150 plex, random Luminaire Rising frigate SKIN
- 5th place - 150 plex, random Luminaire Rising frigate SKIN
Current list of Miss Federation contestants:
- Pamitha_Devara - defending her title of Miss Fed YC123
- Asuna Arai
- Yuika Manabe-Attenborough
Current list of Mister Federation contestants:
- MantelGlobalIndustries - defending his title of Mister Fed YC123
- Quote Mraz
- Argos Kasparov
make sure you have signed up before the deadline.
POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION
Thanks to our sponsors, we will hold the Poster design competition again this year, and with a specific topic focused on promoting the pioneering ideals and spirit of the Federation inhabitants who seek new opportunities in frontier worlds.
A judging panel will review the posters and announce the winners, to be awarded the following UPDATED prizes
- 1st place - 4 bill ISK, Megathron Navy Issue, and Dominix Luminaire Rising SKIN
- 2nd place - 3.5 bill ISK, Megathron Navy Issue, and Brutix Luminaire Rising SKIN
- 3rd place - 2 bill ISK, Brutix Navy Issue, and Vexor Luminaire Rising SKIN
- 4th place - 2 bill ISK, Brutix Navy Issue, and Catalyst Ruby Sungrazer SKIN
NOTABLE CORPORATIONS, PROJECTS, OR INITIATIVES SPEARHEADED BY SPACE-BASED CORPORATIONS.
We wish to recognize the efforts of groups or individuals who work towards a brighter future in the federation, there are no restrictions, and every citizen or capsuleer can nominate a corporation, project, or initiative that works towards a better, greater, and fairer Federation for all.
A designated jury composed of members of the sponsors and benefactors will elect 4 winners based on a point system grading the following areas:
PARTY VENUE – available throughout the day
Join us in the “The Gallente Lounge”, located at the Aidonis Elabon Building in Luminaire, to share drinks and snacks, all expenses covered by our sponsors.
DISCLAIMER: Space security and CONCORD regulations around the station do not ensure safety during the festivities, you can be attacked if you or your corporation is under the effects of WarDecs or kill rights, and even then, terrorists might attack you to sabotage the event. Take all the necessary precautions to keep risks to a minimum.
Note: rewards and prizes for the event will be added soon, as we review the allocated budget from our sponsors.
This a player event with a long tradition starting in 2007, it even inspired CCP to create an event called the Federation Grand Prix in 2019. Below you will find information from some of the past Fed day celebrations, all links have been confirmed to be working at the time of this post.
Also, I would like to thank Commander A9 for keeping the tradition alive while I was gone for a few years.
YC109 / 2007
YC110 / 2008
No record of event
YC111 / 2009
YC112 / 2010
YC113 / 2011
YC114 / 2012
YC115 / 2013
YC116 / 2014
YC117 / 2015
YC118 / 2016
YC119 / 2017
No record of event
YC120 / 2018
YC121 / 2019
No record of event
Federation Grand Prix live event
https://www.reddit.com/r/Eve/comments/8qxcrc/federation_grand_prix_guide_with_rewards/ (Fed Grand prix details)
YC122 / 2020
EVE Online - Gallente Federation Day 2020 - YouTube (personal favorite of all the video records for Fed Day)
YC122 / 2021
Note: if you have links to the events, I have no record of, please send me a PM and I’ll update the info. Thanks