How It Works

Fantasy ESC: A simple, easy and fun way to track the Europe’s most popular song contest!

Registration

Sign up any time of year and get ready to play Fantasy ESC against the world!

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Custom Groups

Play with your friends and family, create groups and follow along in company.

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Make your picks

Partake in SF 1, SF 2 and Grand Final games, following all the action for an immersive ESC experience.

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Scoring & Leaderboards

See your standing, both among friends and family and against all players globally. May the best team win!

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announcement

Eurovision Song Contest 2024 - Live from Malmo!

Eurovision Song Contest 2024 is just around the corner and it’s never too early to get started! Whether you want to join a custom group with your friends or compete for the top spot in all three contests  you’re in the right place for all ESC superfans.

The Semifinal 1 and Semifinal 2 games are all about picking the exact times to qualify for the Grand Final. The Grand Final ESC fantasy game, on the other hand, is all about money management! Who will pick the smartest team with just a small budget available? There’s only one way to find out!

 

SEMI-FINAL 1

How does it work?

SF 1, the first of the two semifinals, is held the Tuesday before the Grand Final. For the 2024 edition, SF 1 will take place on 7 May at 21:00 CEST.

  1. Of the 15 countries participating in the 2024 SF 1, only 10 will qualify for the Grand Final!
  2. Choose your top 10 countries and get bonus points if you get the riskier* countries correct.
*risk evaluated by bookmaker odds
15 Points

For each country correctly predicted to qualify for the Grand Final.

+1 Point

Pick a favorite and it qualified? You get 1 bonus point!

+5 Point

Pick a contender and it qualified? You get 5 bonus points!

+20 Points

Pick a dark horse and it qualified? You get 20 bonus points!

Semi-final Rules

  1. Choose your 10 selections before the game locks (Tuesday 7 May at 20:30 CEST, 30 minutes before the competition starts).
  2. Follow the broadcast, streamed live on the Eurovision youtube channel.
  3. Collect as many points as possible when the countries you choose qualify for the Grand Final.

The game will continue onto the Semifinal 2, which will take place two days later on Thursday 9 May at 21:00 CEST.

SEMI-FINAL 2

How does it work?

SF 2, the second of the two semifinals, is held the Thursday before the Grand Final. For the 2024 edition, SF 2 will take place on 9 May at 21:00 CEST.

  1. Of the 16 countries participating in the 2024 SF 2, only 10 will qualify for the Grand Final!
  2. Choose your top 10 countries and get bonus points if you get the riskier* countries correct.
*risk evaluated by bookmaker odds
15 Points

For each country correctly predicted to qualify for the Grand Final.

+1 Point

Pick a favorite and it qualified? You get 1 bonus point!

+5 Point

Pick a contender and it qualified? You get 5 bonus points!

+20 Points

Pick a dark horse and it qualified? You get 20 bonus points!

Semi-final Rules

  1. Choose your 10 selections before the game locks (Thursday 9 May at 20:30 CEST, 30 minutes before the competition starts).
  2. Follow the broadcast, streamed live on the Eurovision youtube channel.
  3. Collect as many points as possible when the countries you choose qualify for the Grand Final.

The game will continue onto the Grand Final, which will take place two days later on Saturday 11 May at 21:00 CEST.

GRAND FINAL

How does it work?

The Grand Final will be held on Saturday 11 May at 21:00 CEST, and a total of 26 countries will participate: 10 qualifiers from SF 1, 10 qualifiers from SF 2, the Big 5 (Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, France) and the 2023 ESC Winner (Sweden).

  1. You will have a (fake) budget of €100 to spend on exactly 5 countries of your choice (no more and no less)
  2. Each country will have a different cost based on the bookmakers’ odds.
  3. Choose your 5 countries wisely, based on the scoring criteria!
Real Points

Get all the real points that your countries scored in the grand final (televote + jury vote)

+100 Bonus Points

If your country: wins the televote or the jury vote OR gets 0 points in either vote!

+50 Bonus Points

If your country: gets last place in the competition OR wins the ‘Rest of World’ televote

+10 Bonus Points

Every time your country receives 12 points from another country in the televote or jury vote, OR if your country won its semifinal

Grand Final Rules

  1. Choose your 5 selections of €100 or less before the game locks (Saturday 11 May at 20:30 CEST, 30 minutes before the competition starts).
  2. Follow the broadcast, streamed live on the Eurovision youtube channel.
  3. Collect as many points as possible from your five countries.
  4. The team that accumulates the most points after the Grand Final will be declared the winner of this year’s Fantasy Eurovision Song Contest game!

Winners Country for Eurovision Song Contest