Nodecraft Build Contests

Are you the next amazing builder for Minecraft, Terraria, Starbound, Spoxel, or any of the creative games you can rent a game server at Nodecraft? We're testing the community to bring out the best of the best in our build contests.

Put your build skills to test and win epic prizes!

We're challenging the best builders to come put their creative build skills to the ultimate test each month with a new build contest.

Who can Enter?

Anyone can enter, no purchase required! We do require all applicants use a game server hosted, built, and created via Nodecraft.

Don't have a game server with Nodecraft?

No problem! Simply sign up using our free trial. You can submit the build with no problems!

Find a contest to enter:
Minecraft: Summer Sandcastle Build Off!
Minecraft: Summer Sandcastle Build Off!
ENDED: August 24th, 2020

Summer is starting to wind down, but the heat's still here. Get that last bit of virtual beachtime in with our latest game feature contest: Sandcastles! Any kind of Minecraft sandcastle will do. Build solo or with friends, creative mode or survival, red sand or beach-- We wanna see that creativity! The contest only lasts a little over a week, Aug 14-23, so get cracking with those builds. 😄

And entering is super easy! All you need to do is:

  • Submit your screenshot to us on Twitter with @nodecraft, and add the hashtag #NodecraftSandcastles so we are sure to see it!
  • If you don't have twitter, no worries! Just submit via this typeform.
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Sky Island Terraria Screenshot Contest
Sky Island Terraria Screenshot Contest
ENDED: February 24th, 2020

February's contest is here! This time, submit your best Terraria screenshot. The theme is "Sky Island", so do your best to capture your impressive build! No strict rules this time, just be sure the image submitted is an original and belongs to you, (we will be checking!) Winners will have their screenshot featured on Twitter at, and will be contacted via email or Twitter once they have been chosen. Good luck, and have fun!

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Minecraft: New Years Build Off!
Minecraft: New Years Build Off!
ENDED: January 20th, 2020

The first Nodecraft Build Competition is themed around the new year. Build anything that makes you think of the start of the year! Feel free to build with friends! The top entries will be shown on the Official Nodecraft Twitch stream on Tuesday, January 21st, at Winners will be contacted via email after the stream. Good luck!

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