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Ceremony: August 14th, 2015

See festivities from 2014

1 About   2 Awards Committee   3 Game Tournaments and Other Events   4 Contact


The Super Mario Wiki was created on August 12th, 2005, 13:47 EDT. On August 12th, 2006, this wiki was off to a good start, but still there was only a small amount of active users. On Saturday August 11th, 2007 with a userbase finally forming, we celebrated our wiki's existence with an awards show on 30 of our favorite Mario topics, including favorite games, music, items, series, moments, enemies, and more.

In 2008, we expanded this magnificent event by including much of our userbase with Userpedia Awards I, and on August 8th, 2008, it turned out to be an even bigger success. 2009 saw our first Fail Awards and 2010 included the first 'Shroom Awards. 2011 brought along game tournaments, a Mafia game and prizes for participation and success in said events. 2013 had our first director election, allowing it and 2014 to proceed much more smoothly. With the wiki at over 15,000 articles and growing, we’re proud to continue this tradition through 2015!

Awards Committee

As veterans may have come here to do, it's time – Awards Committee sign-up! This is the only sign-up right now. What the committee decides over the next 10-12 weeks will influence what other sign-ups will come in June, but we will have exact dates of things for you well in advance, so watch this page to keep track of announcements.

There are a few minimal requirements to be an AC member this year:

  • You must be a forum member. We will be utilizing an underground forum to discuss meeting times and keep track of progress.
  • To attend meetings, you should be able to make yourself available on alternating Friday/Saturday nights (good time-range: 8-10p EDT), starting in March. However, please do not sign up if you do not intend on doing anything. This means you should at least try to attend meetings/vote in them, as well as post in the board regularly.
  • Contact Anton or Smasher if you are interested.
  • Meetings are open to the public, so you can drop in even if you aren't a committee member!
  • You must exercise basic judgment and common sense to be allowed on the committee. Committee members represent the Super Mario Wiki, so we expect a basic level of maturity, intelligence and kindness towards others.

To sign up, send a PM to Anton or Smasher letting them know that you are interested in joining the committee. This is just to make sure that the people that want to sign up will be able to attend consistently and conduct themselves properly. Anton and Smasher will also be contacting some users through either chat or the forums that will be given an invite to the committee.

Mainly, the AC decides what awards will be voted on in June. However, there are important matters as well, see below the sign-up list.

Awards Committee

  1. Hypnotoad (Talk) (Derpl Zork) (Co-Director)
  2. Smasher (Talk) (Meowth) (Co-Director)
  3. Superchao (Talk) (Ringabel) (Sub-Director)
  4. Gamefreak75 (Talk) (Fail Awards Host)
  5. Super Mario Bros. (Talk) ('Shroom Awards Host)
  6. Turboo (Talk) (The Scoop of Justice)
  7. Toadbert101 (Talk) (BEEEEEAAARRRS)
  8. Twentytwofiftyseven (Talk) (2257)
  9. Gabumon (Talk) (Peridot)
  10. Count Bonsula (Talk) (Marowak)
  11. Palkia47 (Talk) (Nino)
  12. MrConcreteDonkey (Talk) (Hilary Briss)
  13. Brock (Talk) (Mudkip)
  14. Super-Yoshi (Talk) (Haruhi Suzumiya )
  15. Mario4Ever (Talk)
  16. Uniju :D (Talk) (Uniju)
  17. Marshal Dan Troop (Talk) (Irving Kaufman)
  18. Yoshi876 (Talk) (Duskull)
  19. DragonFreak (Talk)
  20. Pyro (Talk)
  21. Lakituthequick (Talk)
  22. Icemario (Talk) (Lyn)

Game Tournaments and Other Events

NOTE: Game tournaments and Mafia games are not a guarantee for Mario Awards IX. The Awards Committee will determine the inclusion or exclusion of these functions.

Mario Awards III featured our first tournament, a Mario Kart tournament. There were no game tournaments in Mario Awards IV, but in Mario Awards V, Baby Mario Bloops (Talk) hosted a Brawl tournament. Mario Awards VI featured a TF2 tournament (hosted by Groden (Talk)), and a MK7 tournament (hosted by PyroGuy6 (Talk)). Mario Awards VII had a second TF2 tournament and a second MK7 tournament (hosted by Groden (Talk) and Lakituthequick (Talk)/PyroGuy6 (Talk), respectively). There was also a Pokemon tournament hosted by Palkia47 (Talk), and a Minecraft tournament, also hosted by Lakituthequick (Talk)/PyroGuy6 (Talk). We are expecting to be hosting several tournaments this year, and anyone wishing to organize a tournament, whether they are an AC member or not, should contact Anton or Smasher to get everything approved and organized. Almost any game could be hosted and give away points for Tokens and Prizes, and it does not need to be a Nintendo game--DS/3DS, Wii/Wii U, Steam, Forum-/Chat-based, online, so long as it's multiplayer. We will once again have our “Guess the Results” contest to go with this year’s Award polls!

One of the best parts of the previous years' events was that we were able to give prizes to the participants who performed well in the numerous tournaments and contests. We hope to be able to give away prizes to the winners this year as well. Anyone who would like to donate prizes to be given out is more than welcome to do so. Please contact Anton or Smasher if you would like to supply prizes. Recommended items include Steam games, Nintendo points, iTunes cards or gift cards to any other online site or store. Any donation would be highly appreciated.

The 'Shroom has graciously offered their hand in helping tournament and event hosts advertise their things. Any format will be accepted, but here is a past example of a tournament ad as a special section, but other ideas can be a posting in ltq's Anniversary Announcements, an image or listing in Pipe Plaza, or whatever else.

You can contact Super Mario Bros. (Talk) (Forum profile) or Gabumon (Talk) (Forum profile) for further questions or to submit your ad or idea, and visit the forum if you'd like to host a tournament.

Mario Awards on Twitter

You are free to bring up anything with us if you feel it appropriate. Suggestions to make the awards more interesting? Issues from last year that need to be resolved? Please, let us know.