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Congratulations to SeagullsRule and suntin for winning our Back To School competition.

They were followed by Malaclord in second place, and BaristaBeth came in third.

Well done to all who entered!

The Shire's "Back To School" competition has started.

Need some inspiration? Consider Hogwarts, your local library, or even the school you went to!

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You may build either on your own, or in a team of 2, to create a place of learning.

If you're building in a team, one of you needs to claim a plot using /plot auto. That player must then run /plot trust NameOfOtherPlayer while standing in the plot. Now you will both be able to build in the plot. Once you've created your team, you will not be able to change who's in it. Ask a staff member if you need assistance.

You can only work on one plot. You cannot be in more than one team of 2 for this competition.

You will have access to creative mode, including all new 1.17 blocks. You cannot use WorldEdit, VoxelSniper or any other world manipulation plugins you might have access to.

The competition ends on 5 September.

Wishing you the very best of luck!

Please keep in mind that our usual server rules apply, especially those concerning originality and the competition world-specific rules: https://shirecraft.us/rules

Our Back To School competition starts tomorrow.

Build alone, or in a pair, to create a place of learning.

Need inspiration? Think Hogwarts, Libraries, or even the school you went to!

Starts on Sunday 22 August at 2pm UTC / 10am ET / 7am PST / 4pm CEST / 3pm BST. Ends September 5th.

Plot size is 125x125. You do not have to fill the entire plot!

Please keep in mind that our usual server rules apply, especially those concerning originality and the competition world-specific rules: https://shirecraft.us/rules

We'll be updating our survival server to Minecraft 1.17 next weekend.

Stay tuned for updates, and get ready to team up!

Discover the new features on the Minecraft Wiki.

Well done to all who entered our “Ships” competition!

Judging has concluded, here are the results...

🥇 John117 (first)

🥈 frankStapleton (runner-up)

🥉 BaristaBeth


See you for the next one! 👍

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Aether Good service
Cerelia Good service
Dulcia Good service
East Shire Transit Good service.
Empire Part-suspended. Good service Sunspear-Venice, and good service Emerald City-Prontera. No other services are operational.
Franco Good service Venezia Cipriana - Lythia University. No service Lythia-Epsilon.
Hestia Good service
Hyperloop Good service
Juris Good service
Lamia Good service
Mainland Metro Good service
NSTA Major renovations; expect delays.
Nysa Nuovo Firenze station is closed. Otherwise, good service.
Phobean Subway Good service
Quintus Part-suspended New Vashon to Silex-Civis
Skira Good service
Thule Good service
Venezia Metro Good service Valeria-Biblioteca via Giardino. No service on other routes.
Venezia Overground Good service
West Shire Rail Good service Caffa-Solentse, UoC West-Thothum, and Zege-Groenevelden.
Zelos Good service