If you're interested in submitting one or more logo designs for the upcoming 2017 4chan Spring Babby Cup (and qualifiers/fetus), send them to f4r via email (f4r.hanakodlmg at gmail dot com) by 12:00pm UTC on Sunday, 2nd of April. On the 3rd I'll put them all up on the wiki on a single page, after which you'll have one week (until 12:00pm UTC on the 10th) to discuss them wherever you want, suggest changes, make revisions, and so on and so forth. A day or so following that deadline, we'll hold a poll to see which design is the most popular, after which the winner should be finalized barring any final modifications or adjustments from the 4CCC. As has been the case for the past few cups, we'll hold a second round of voting between the top designs from the first should the results be deemed close enough to warrant it. Ball logo: .ai .svg .png

Provisional Teams

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Provisional Teams was the name originally given to the teams of the Fifth Founding, formed after 4chan's board expansion in Spring 2013. There were eight teams hoping to gain entry into the 4chan Cup via a qualification route in Autumn 2013. Their entry was dependent on a commitment to maintain the teams until the next opportunity for qualification. All boards which expressed an interest went on to compete in the qualifiers.

Naming

Prior to this expansion the 4chan Cup operated with 48 teams, allowing for a simple 16-up, 16-down promotion and relegation system with easily divisible 32-team tournaments. There was a reluctance among the community to allow expansion beyond 48 teams due to the potential difficulties in scheduling additional teams would present.

Following 4chan's board expansion in Spring 2013, interest among new boards was in some cases instant. Some teams were created informally a matter of days after the boards themselves. The flood of interest from these new teams prompted the decision to allow an expansion of the 4chan Cup beyond 48 teams. New teams were given a provisional entry on the basis of prolonged interest from the teams and their staff until the next suitable point of entry into the 4chan Cup.

Teams of the Fifth Founding have come to be known as provisionals for this reason.

Qualification

The eight teams of the Fifth Founding played off against seven of the worst-faring Babbies of the past tournament cycle in the 2013 4chan Autumn Babby Cup Qualifiers for a chance to play in the Autumn Babby Cup proper. The qualifiers consisted of three groups of five, where the top two teams from each group, and the better two of the three third-placed teams would advance.

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