Currently in the Judging Process (updated November 9, 2017)

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For frequently asked questions, visit the Judges Panel FAQ at the OCRWiki.

This is an informal service to give submitting artists and the public an idea of what's currently going through the judges panel so that anyone can see if a particular submission is there and if it's been evaluated.

This post is updated as the panel receives more mixes to judge and is kept as up to date as possible. Please note that the judges (NOT djpretzel) update this post, and they do not know where any one submission is beyond the panel; however, any submitting artist is welcome to message a judge and ask about their submission if this post hasn't been updated.

Submissions placed on the judges panel are judged as-is and may NOT be reworked in the middle of the judging process. Submissions are to be treated strictly as completed works and may be revised/resubmitted only after a decision has been reached. Minor fixes that do not alter the arrangement itself (e.g. eliminating clipping, new encoding, fading out a track with an abrupt cutoff) are acceptable.

If your submission doesn't appear here, you received an auto-confirmation letter, and you DIDN'T receive a form rejection letter, don't worry - the queue in the submissions inbox is very large, so it could take anywhere from several weeks to several months for OCR to initially review your submission and decide to either:

  • 1) Immediately accept with sent form acceptance letter (NOT listed in To Be Posted list below)
  • 2) Forward to the panel for voting (most often)
  • 3) Immediately reject with sent form rejection letter

Visit the Judges Panel FAQ for more information.

If no auto-confirmation letter was ever received after the submission was emailed, then it is very unlikely it reached the submissions inbox. Submissions must be sent to If a confirmation was received, you didn't receive a form rejection letter, your mix was submitted before the "Mixes subbed prior to" date listed at the beginning of this thread, and STILL doesn't show up on this post or the site, give the submission information to any one of the judges and they can decide whether or not to forward it to the panel; i.e., fall-through it, although nowadays rarely does a submission "fall through the cracks."

Remember, if you received an form rejection letter, your submission will not be evaluated by the panel.


  • Chimpazilla
  • DarkeSword
  • DragonAvenger
  • Gario - Lead Submissions Evaluator
  • Jivemaster
  • Liontamer - Head Submissions Evaluator (PM/email issues to Larry)
  • MindWanderer
  • Nutritious
  • Sir_NutS

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Recently overheard in #ocrjudges:

[7:28 PM] Liontamer: @everyone please get a vote in today, fam :-) Just one for the biracial stallion on his sickbed :wink:
[8:07 PM] Chimpazilla: did he just say "biracial stallion?"
[2:56 PM] Gario: Biracial Stallion. Nice.
[4:09 PM] Sir_NutS: Don't encourage him

Mixes subbed prior to September 9, 2017 on the panel.
If you submitted a mix on or after this date, your mix is still in the submissions inbox and will not appear on this page.


All YES decisions are subject to change until the mix in question is posted.
Judges Decisions threads for these mixes are not available until the mix is posted.
NOTE: Submissions that were accepted by email reply (and have bypassed the judges panel) are NOT listed here, but we DO have them.

(2015/04/09) Final Fantasy 7 'Rules of the Road'
(2015/08/07) Ridge Racer Type 4 'Tarmac Chill'
(2016/01/30) Shining Force 2 'Sixty Force Techno'
(2016/03/12) Street Fighter Alpha 3 & Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo 'GROAN ver.T7'
(2016/04/14) Kingdom Hearts 'Cymbals and Screams'
(2016/05/14) Mega Man X & X4 'Rolling'
(2016/05/17) Sonic the Hedgehog 3 'Samba del Anjos'
(2016/05/20) Advance Wars 'Are You Badass?' *RESUB*
(2016/06/07) Undertale 'The Spectral Mire'
(2016/06/12) Delta 'Wings of Glass'
(2016/06/27) Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening 'MYSTERIOUS GOLD edition'
(2016/07/20) Parodius 'Non-Sense Paradise'
(2016/08/14) Assassin's Creed 4 'Sanctity'
(2016/08/14) Street Fighter 2 'Burning Vigor'
(2016/09/14) Final Fantasy 8 'The Oscar Goes to Laguna LOIRE'
(2016/09/19) Undertale 'Glitterbomb'
(2016/09/28) Dark Souls 'Conflagration'
(2016/10/18) Sonic the Hedgehog 3 'Aquapump'
(2016/10/28) Sonic the Hedgehog (XB360) 'The Ultimate Ab Solution'
(2016/11/09) BioShock 'Variations on a Lost Soul'
(2016/11/20) Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon & Legend of Zelda 'Only Link Can Do the Duck Walk'
(2016/12/02) Pokémon Gold Version 'Morning Sunlight'
(2016/12/31) Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword & Ocarina of Time 'Sword of Storms'
(2016/12/31) The Wolf Among Us 'Binding'
(2017/01/02) Undertale 'Chaos, Cookies & Cider'
(2017/01/09) Banjo-Kazooie 'The Last Laugh'
(2017/01/12) Deus Ex 'God from the Machine'
(2017/01/14) Dragon Quest 7 'Deeper in the Heart'
(2017/01/17) Final Fantasy Tactics 'Trichotomy'
(2017/01/18) Legent of Zelda: A Link to the Past 'Through the Mirror and Back'
(2017/01/18) Mega Man 5 'A Crook Man's Eyes'
(2017/01/22) Final Fantasy 3 'Belly of the Beast'
(2017/01/30) Earthworm Jim 'Launch the Cow!'
(2017/02/21) Donkey Kong Country 'Fathoms'
(2017/02/27) Final Fantasy 7 & 8 'Finding Your Inner Alien'
(2017/03/05) Chrono Trigger 'Zeal Breeze'
(2017/03/12) Final Fantasy 6 'Six Feet Beneath the Veldt'
(2017/03/15) Final Fantasy 7 'The Call from the Mine' *RESUB*
(2017/03/16) Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, LoZ: OoT & LoZ 'The Champion of Hyrule'
(2017/03/19) Donkey Kong Country 2 'Forest Blast'
(2017/04/23) Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds 'Arrghus's Lair'
(2017/05/11) Shantae and the Pirate's Curse 'On Fire'
(2017/05/16) The Cat Lady 'Lady in Black' *RESUB*
(2017/05/24) Final Fantasy 4 'The Universe'
(2017/06/04) Tekken 7 'The Old Man and the Devil'
(2017/06/04) Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'Lullaby of the Desert' *RESUB*
(2017/06/07) Legend of Zelda 'The First Look at Gold'
(2017/06/08) Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 'The Triforce Needs Five More Minutes'
(2017/07/03) Deus Ex 'Holographic Projection'
(2017/07/06) Ecco: Tides of Time 'Geofractura'
(2017/07/24) Seiken Densetsu 3 'Moonlight Dance' *RESUB*
(2017/08/06) Legend of Zelda: The Spirit Tracks 'Multi-track Drifting'
(2017/08/14) Final Fantasy 6 'Terra: [Magitek Perfect]'
(2017/08/19) Final Fantasy 6 'Snowy Pines'
(2017/09/16) Final Fantasy 6 'Ecstatic Heights'
(2017/11/03) - Super Mario Bros 3 'The Journey Never Ends' *RESUB*

- TO BE POSTED - Conditional on Encoding

These mixes are on hold until we get a WAV or 192kbps/VBR1 quality encoding, and/or a sampling rate of 44kHz, from the ReMixer.
The bitrate or sampling rate of the copy the judges currently have is either too high or too low.
If your mix is listed here and you are unsure why or you have sent an updated version and we have not gotten back to you, please contact a judge.

(2015/02/28) Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'Firewalker' - need 192kbps/VBR1 or WAV*

- TO BE POSTED - Conditional on Production

These mixes are on hold until we get fixes from the ReMixer.
If your mix is listed here and you are unsure why or you have sent an updated version and we have not gotten back to you, please contact a judge.

(2017/06/29) - Sonic the Hedgehog  'Spring Yard Zone' - *YES - CONDITIONAL on panning*

- TO BE POSTED - Conditional (Other)

These mixes are on hold for other reasons.
If your mix is listed here and you are unsure why or you have sent an updated version and we have not gotten back to you, please contact a judge.

(2013/02/10) Cryamore 'A True Pioneer' - awaiting game completion/verification of in-game usage
(2016/03/30) - Turrican 3 'Homecoming' - waiting for live drums recording
(2016/09/12) - Chrono Trigger 'Chrono Trigger Medley' - needs original title
(2016/10/25) - Mirror's Edge 'Menu Theme / Title Theme' - needs original title
(2017/06/29) - Sonic the Hedgehog 3 'Chrome Gadget' - needs original title

- TO BE POSTED - Project Mixes

These mixes are from in-progress Album Projects and are on hold for the time being.

(2010/08/10) Seiken Densetsu 3 'The Fairytale Fair'
(2011/04/24) Seiken Densetsu 3 'Mirage'
(2011/05/24) Seiken Densetsu 3 'Mother of Turmoil'
(2011/11/23) Seiken Densetsu 3 'The Final Moments'
(2011/11/24) Seiken Densetsu 3 'Nightshade Masques'
(2011/12/01) Lufia 2 'Of Twin Compasses'
(2012/02/24) Seiken Densetsu 3 'The Joys of Youth' *RESUB*
(2012/03/05) Seiken Densetsu 3 'March to High'
(2012/04/10) Lufia 2 'Hello, Goodbye' *FALLTHROUGH* *RESUB*
(2012/04/25) Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'My Old Kakariko Home'
(2012/05/22) Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'Brevity Is... Wit'
(2012/06/03) Banjo-Kazooie 'No Honey, No Cry'
(2012/06/30) Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'I Can't Go On (I'll Goron)'
(2012/12/11) Seiken Densetsu 3 'The Dragon Emperor's Calling' *RESUB*
(2013/01/19) Lufia 2 'Excerion Dives Under'
(2013/04/04) Final Fantasy 3 'An Energy Called Hope'
(2013/04/26) Lufia 2 'Step to the Journey'
(2013/09/23) Sega Rally Championship & Hybrid Front 'Autos, Arps & Minimoogs'
(2014/01/19) Super Mario RPG & Dr. Mario 'Chill Out, Smithy'
(2014/02/19) Plants vs. Zombies 'Cerebral'
(2014/04/23) Lufia 2 'Fight for Their Lives'
(2015/02/20) Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories 'Not Just Elevator Music'
(2015/04/07) Plants vs. Zombies 'Winter Is Coming'
(2015/08/03) Mega Man X5 & X1 'Firefly'
(2015/09/16) Seiken Densetsu 3 'The Eternal Heartbeat of Mana'
(2015/11/18) Mega Man X1 & X4 'Flight of the Peacock'
(2015/11/23) Final Fantasy 3 'Ur Town' *RESUB*
(2015/12/17) Mega Man X1 & X3 'Red Shifting Drift'
(2016/04/13) Super Mario RPG 'Lies My Snifits Told Me'
(2016/05/20) Super Mario Galaxy 'B&M'
(2016/06/06) Skies of Arcadia 'Blue Skies, Pirate Surprise'
(2016/07/22) Mega Man X3 & X6 'Beetle Doppleganger'
(2016/07/26) Terranigma 'Enigma of a Broken Soul'
(2016/09/09) Paper Mario 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Koopas'
(2016/09/12) Skies of Arcadia 'Il buono, il brutto e il pirata dell'aria'
(2016/10/28) Terranigma 'Skaði, fjallið veiði gyðja'
(2016/11/26) Seiken Densetsu 3 'Surpassing the Gods'
(2017/04/18) Secret of Mana 'Masters of Mischief'
(2017/04/29) Super Mario RPG 'Happy Times Are Back Again'
(2017/08/21) Secret of Mana 'Beyond the Big Infinity'


These mixes have been rejected recently. The decision threads can be found in Judges Decisions.

Undertale 'Break Ya Bones'
Xenoblade Chronicles 'Surfing with Zanza' 
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night 'The Son of Dracula' 
Overwatch "Worth Fighting For" 
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon 'What Lies Ahead'
Super Mario Bros. 3 'The Journey Never Ends' 


These mixes have been moved from the submissions inbox to the judges' queue and are in the process of being judged.

2015/12 - Tomb Raider 'Tomb Raider Suite'
2016/10 - Line Defense 'Line Defense Remix'
2017/01 - Mega Man X5 'Drop the Facade'
2017/02 - Lufia 2 'The Heat of the Battle'
2017/06 - Secret of Monkey Island 'Late in the Caribbean'
2017/06 - Castlevania 3 'Theme for Trevor Belmont'
2017/07 - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night 'Eternity Cut Short'
2017/07 - Sonic 3 & Knuckles "Hedgehog Elimination Engine"
2017/07 - Mega Man X2 & X1 'X's Demise'
2017/07 - Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim 'Legends Around the Fire'
2017/07 - Shovel Knight + Mega Man 5 'Digging into Memories'
2017/07 - Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons 'Seeds in the Frost'
2017/07 - Front Mission: Gun Hazard "Feastal Procession"
2017/08 - Final Fantasy X 'One Dream, One Destiny'
2017/08 - Dark Souls 3 'The Ashes Judge'
2017/08 - Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 'Friendly Competition'
2017/08 - Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'Zelda's Legend'
2017/08 - Legend of Zelda 'Destined'
2017/08 - Super Castlevania IV 'Tema de Simón'
2017/08 - Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'Wood Requiem'
2017/08 - Secret of Mana 'Reminiscence Beneath a Great Tree'
2017/08 - Sonic CD 'Believe in Yourself'
2017/08 - Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild & The Wind Waker 'Windborne'
2017/08 - Zelda: Skyward Sword 'Bamboo City Jive'
2017/08 - Quarth 'Block Invaders'
2017/09 - Donkey Kong Country 2 "Squitter's Dream"
2017/09 - Donkey Kong Country "Terror Plant"
2017/09 - Donkey Kong Country "Interruptible Power"
2017/09 - Life Force "Surgical Strike" *ON HOLD*
2017/09 - Castlevania: Dracula X & Portrait of Ruin "Burning the Clocktower"
2017/09 - Donkey Kong Country "Factory of Fear"
2017/10 - Maui Mallard in Cold Shadow (PC) 'Dance with Popcorn'
2017/10 - Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past 'Give Me Your Heart Piece'
2017/10 - Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 'From these Trees -- Blooming Forever'
2017/10 - Super Paper Mario 'Memory Nights'
2017/10 - Darkwing Duck (NES) 'Playtime's Over'
2017/11 - Megaman 3 'You Got the Power'

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