The biggest worldbuilding challenge of the year is just around the corner—and you can help make it even more awesome! Want to sponsor a category for WorldEmber 2023 and see your name in lights? You’ll get a crack at being a worldbuilding judge, all while giving back to the amazing World Anvil community. If you’re interested in becoming one of the Summer Camp community sponsors, read on!


WorldEmber community sponsors are the amazing beans that judge entries for the special categories (once for each worldbuilding template). If you become a community sponsor, you’ll get the chance to pick a winner from the list! Becoming a community sponsor is really easy—just follow these simple steps:

  1. Access the Google form.
  2. Read carefully the instructions at the top.
  3. Fill in all the form fields.
  4. Submit the form.

Note that being a community sponsor doesn’t exclude you from any other prizes! You can’t be the winner of your own category, but you can still win in any other category or in the community raffle.

We’ll contact you by email before July to let you know which template and prompt wave you’ve been allotted. And then it’s time to get reading! Additionally, judges will be able to sort by competitor status—this means you will only have to judge those who have opted in rather than all of them.

If you have any questions about this, feel free to send an email to


As a sponsor, you’re allowed to judge entries however you want. You could read them all, roll a die, or cast a divination spell if you’re feeling extra magical! We love our community sponsors, so you can expect shout-outs left and right. Your World Anvil name will appear on the WorldEmber challenge page, next to the category you’re sponsoring. And we’ll make sure to shout you out during the opening or closing streams, as well as in the big Awards Ceremony! But most importantly, with your judging, you’re giving back to our amazing and supportive community, one of the nicest places on the internet!

So, ready to become a community sponsor? Pick an article template and fill in the form!