Rules

Who can nominate or vote?

  • Anyone with a Hi-Rez account made before October 1, 2021 will be allowed to nominate or vote in the Golden Bolts.

Who can be nominated?

  • Only creators who have published or participated in SMITE content during the 2021 calendar year will be eligible for nomination.

How do nominations work?

  • Community members with a Hi-Rez account made before October 1, 2021 will be able to log in through our website and submit information to nominate people for each category. You can nominate as many creators as you want.

What categories can I nominate someone for?

  • Live Streaming
    • Any content creator that streams live on a platform such as Twitch, YouTube, or Facebook Gaming can be nominated for the following categories:
      • Streamer of the Year
      • International Streamer of the year
      • Clip of the Year
        • Any clip from a “Live” stream that is less than 60 seconds
  • Video Creator
    • Any creator that publishes produced non-livestream video content on a platform such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, or TikTok can be nominated for the following categories:
      • International Video Creator of the Year
      • Video Creator of the Year
      • Video of the Year
  • Community Contributor
    • Community Member of the Year
      • A community creator that has had an exceptional impact on the SMITE community on any platform
    • Fan Artist of the Year
      • Artists are eligible for fan art of any form such as skin concepts, character art, or other fan art.
    • Rising Star
      • An up-and-coming community member or creator that has had an exceptional impact on the SMITE community on any platform
  • Pro Play / Esports
    • Rookie of the Year
    • Pro Player of the Year
    • Esports Play of the Year

Who is eligible for an International category?

  • Any creator outside of the United States.

When do nominations open?

  • SMITE nominations will be open from October 7th - 15th, 2021.

How are finalists selected?

  • A council of staff from Titan Forge will select four finalists from the pool of nominated creators.

When are finalists selected?

  • SMITE finalists will be selected from October 16th-23rd, 2021.

When can I vote on the finalists?

  • SMITE voting for The Golden Bolts will be open from November 1st - 22nd, 2021.

How are winners chosen?

  • Community members with a Hi-Rez account created before October 1st, 2021 will be able to login in and vote ONCE for each category. The creator with the most votes will be the winner!

When are winners announced?

  • Winners will be announced during the SMITE World Championship.

What is the prize?

  • Each winner will receive a custom award trophy to commemorate their victory!
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