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:devart: WHAT IS OUR PURPOSE? :devart:
We are an Original Character Tournament (OCT) & Original Character League (OCL) registry, one of the first and most successful. In addition, we have a FAQ for beginners to the OCT scene, resources for OCT/OCL hosts and judges, and ways that you can help make our group run more smoothly. Furthermore, we have plans to provide more services in the future.

:groups: CLICK HERE!! :groups:
If you can't follow the rules, we can't guarantee good service.

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Want to Affiliate With Us?
Send us a note titled "Affiliation Request". It's that simple! We do require that your group be related to OCTs, OCs, or competitive comics/literature.

:iconbwarchtor: :iconthefake-oct: :iconcreatureleague: :iconquest4devouringblade: :iconquestofswordofshield: :iconrule-maker: :icondeviantdead: :iconprojectminotauroct: :iconacidrainoct: :iconthedeathlullabyoct: :iconwelcome-aboard: :iconbanditguildoct: :icontakeflightoct: :iconstaboct:

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THE VISIONARY: :iconyunalanastarphyer:YunalanaStarphyer had the idea and put this account together. She is gone now, but not forgotten.
THE APPRENTICE: :iconvoice-of-levity: Voice-of-Levity was the founder of the OCTFollowers group account who managed the site and was its primary administrator after YunalanaStarphyer.
THE SUCCESSOR: :icongeocaecias: inherited the OCTFollowers group account from Voice-of-Levity. Now she runs things. Term: Sept 2010-






:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack: QUICK LINKS :bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:
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CLICK HERE to learn how to submit new OCT/OCLs or OCT/OCL updates

:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack: ANNOUNCEMENTS :bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:
:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack: Find out what's going on in the OCT world :bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:


Hello OCTFollowers!

Are you looking to improve your OCs? Do you need a push to get you down the path of drawing on a deadline?  Look no further than :iconoc-training:.

OC-training is a 13 week program that focuses on exercising drawing skills and developing OC personality and background. It also contains a lot of positive interaction between participants - fun, encouragement and in-depth feedback. Any reliable deviant is welcome. Second round starts this coming Monday 24th November 2014, but you can join in at any time. If you're interested in practicing with your character before you formally enter an OCT, check it out!

Update! Itching for a Pokemon battle? Ready to try out that new Digivice? Upcoming OCTs based on existing franchises will now have their own page! Please bear with us while we make adjustments. If your OCT seems to be on the wrong list, please let us know.

:groups:07/05/14 GC
:iconrebellion-oct: REBELLION OCT now In Progress! Thanks to anybody who checked it out.

:groups:06/21/14 GC

Hi everybody.  I am here today to talk to you about our Wanted Ads. Yes, isn't it really cool that you have a place to recruit volunteers and look for work?  I sure thought so. :D

However, I would like to make a few observations. These may seem like common sense, but they bear saying anyway, so please read them.
  1. Classifieds are only useful if there are people actively looking for work. That being said, we have a lot of groups & OCTs looking for help, and it seems like many of them do not find it from this group.  I can't force anybody to help when they aren't willing, but I would like to make a simple request of our watchers & members: Please look through our Wanted Ads, and see if you can volunteer.  OCTs don't work unless we work together, so please take a look and see if there's anybody you can help!.
  2. If you have posted a Wanted Ad ever, please let us know when your needs have been filled.  I don't want to institute a blanket policy like, "We will remove all ads that are more than 8 weeks old," but if you can't be bothered to maintain communication with us when you find what you are looking for, then we can't be bothered to maintain your ad. :D
That's all for this announcement.  Until next time~ :wave:

:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:WEEKLY RANDOM FEATURES :bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:

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:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:LATEST ADDITIONS :bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:
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  • :iconregicideoct: REGICIDE --Accepting Auditions until 3 January 2015-- added 2 Nov
    Hosted by: SilverDrifter42
    Accepted Media: Any
    The king is dead. His killer, a mystery. His sigil of power, adrift. His heir, soon to be crowned. Will you protect the prince? Or, will you bring an early end to his reign?
  • :iconassassinsdance-oct: THE ASSASSIN'S DANCE --Accepting Auditions-- added 2 Nov
    Hosted by: Blackrabbit98
    Accepted Media: Comics, Flash, & Literature
    Live the life of a hitman as you compete for contracts and purchase gear. You need to be cunning and skillful to survive this cut throat career. Do you have what it takes for The Assassin's Dance?
  • :iconthedarkageoct: THE DARK AGE -- Under Construction-- added 2 Nov
    Hosted by: TotalObelisk
    Accepted Media: Comics
    Once there lived a creature known simply as ‘The Storyteller’, a being that could create new worlds from its own stories of fun adventures and exaggerated characters. But as it grew older the stories did as well, The Storyteller grew bored of its old stories and instead began to create stories of much darker material that took its old, beloved characters and twisted them. But even this did not sate its desires forever; it soon grew bored once again but it had an idea, using its powers it began to pull others into the worlds of its stories with a simple message. “Entertain me!”

:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack: LATEST UPDATES:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:
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  • :iconwalkingcityoct: WALKING CITY is Accepting Auditions until 18 Oct on 7 Oct

  • :icondevilsshadowoct: DEVIL'S SHADOW is Accepting Auditions until Feb 1, 2015 on 7 Oct

  • :iconescapetheidentityoct: ESCAPE THE IDENTITY is Accepting Auditions on 7 Oct

  • :icongalacticsmackdownoct: GALACTIC SMACKDOWN will Begin Accepting Auditions on 31 Oct 22 Sept

  • :iconbsoct: Bishoujo Senshi Original Character Tournament is Accepting Auditions until 1 Oct on 22 Sept

  • :iconfighting-tournament: FIGHTING TOURNAMENT is now In Progress on 21 Sept.

:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack: CLASSIFIEDS:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:
:bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:Click the header to see more ways you can get involved :bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack::bulletblack:

    :new: :bulletblue: SteedAngus is willing to donate prizes for OCTs. Mostly stuff like this, this, or this. So basically character designs. Painting or drawing varies with the amount of time that the donor has.
    (Posted 11/02/14)

    :new: :bulletblue: kokorostardragon volunteers to help flesh out or create character backstories, plots, or help with character design. They also offer to judge or design them if they feel they understand the lore of an OCT.
    (Posted 11/02/14)

    :new::bulletred:Seeker: Brandmuffin
    Event: Aria-OCT
    Needs: 14 administrators, 10 moderators
    Notes: The main requirement (all of them are listed here ) is to have some experience in being an admin for an oct, preferably a pokemon-themed one. (Posted 11/02/14)

    :bulletred:Seeker: EnderJG
    Event: EscapeTheIdentityOCT
    Needs: a minimum of 2 judges,  prize donors
    Notes: Judges must submit NPC characters as well as assistants to help flesh out the OCT (Updated 10/7/14)

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dvdIce Featured By Owner 1 minute ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
New OCT :iconbeachwars-oct: is looking for judges  and prize donors

Sorry , if is not allowed to post this here.
TomQuoVadis Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

I'm open for business but really devoid of watchers.  Any chance I could get a bump?
EnderJG Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Started up a brand-new team based OCT! looking for judges, competitors, donors, everything!  check it out ^_^   

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95wave Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014
I'm interested in joining an OCT, if anyone has any suggestions I'm all ears
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Toushikiseto Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Navarag Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014
We are looking for a male voice actor for an OCT audition:…
thefulminaitorx Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student Artist
Is there any  OCT in spanish? c:
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Jhonskii Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Is there any Pokemon-related OCT open for auditions? :)
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Crapcarp Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Does anybody know how to advertise OCTs. Having a bit of trouble with mine and there doesn't seem to be very many guides on it.
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Hearts-The-Artist Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist
Hey, which OCT had the Unknown-Person Drawing as a 1st. Prize
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