Fall Subathon 2020

Hello community!

Can you believe it’s already October? From Mid-Autumn festival to Halloween, there are many things to look forward to this month -- including a Fall subathon! Read on to learn more about this year’s Fall Subathon and how to join.

Oct. 18th 00:00 PDT - Oct. 31st 23:59 PDT (Convert to your local time zone here)

How to get the badges:


Contribute 500, 1000, or 5000 subtitles or segments to any Chinese or Taiwanese shows, to qualify for the corresponding autumn-themed bear badge! 

Special Badges:

Top 100 badges will be awarded to the top 100 segmenters, and top 100 subtitlers for the following languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, and German.

Why these languages? This is also in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep. 15 - Oct. 15), and German-American Heritage Month and Italian-American Heritage Month which are in October. (We know the German and Italian Viki communities are all over the world and not just America, so we’d like to think of this as celebrating the German and Italian subtitlers no matter where they live!)

Ready to join?

Fill out the form below to let us know you're interested in participating! 


**As a friendly reminder, before working on a show, be sure to message the Channel Manager or Moderator for your language to let them know you’d like to volunteer! 


Subathon FAQ

Q: What are badges?

A: You can earn badges to proudly display on your profile page by achieving certain milestones, or participating in events such as this one! Read more about badges here.

Q: Do I have to choose between contributing subtitles or segments? Can I do both?

A: You are welcome to choose to do either segments or subtitles -- or you can do both! Just keep in mind that this subathon counts your subtitles and segments separately.


I created _ segments

I created _ subtitles

Total subtitles and segments

What badge(s) do I qualify for?




Yes - The 500 segments  badge




Yes - The 500 subtitles badge








Yes - The 1000 subtitle and the 1000 segments badge (2 badges)

Q: Can I contribute to more than one show?

A: Yes, you can contribute to more than one show! Just remember that to qualify for the badge(s), the shows you contribute on must be Chinese or Taiwanese.

Q: How can I find Chinese and Taiwanese shows to work on?

A: You can use the Project Finder or the Explore page to find shows to work on. You can also check out a few suggested shows to work on below:

Chinese Shows:


Dance of the Phoenix, Dating in the Kitchen, Lost Love in Times, Maiden Holmes, Midsummer is Full of Love, My Unicorn Girl, Oh! My Sweet Liar!, Renascence, The Moon Brightens For You, The Promise of Chang'an, To Dear Myself

Taiwanese Shows:


Q: I completed the contribution requirements! Where’s my badge?

A: At the end of the subathon (Oct. 31st), the Community Team will review all participants. Badges will then be applied approximately 1 week after the challenge ends. If you did not receive your badge after 2 weeks have passed since the subathon ended, submit a Help Center request here

Quality of subtitles continue to be Viki’s top priority. Please adhere to Viki Volunteer Guidelines during a subathon. Contributions that are found to be in violation of Viki guidelines and policies will not be counted towards your subathon progress and your account may be penalized. 

Have additional questions? Send a message to a member of the Viki Community Team -- Amy or Sean, or Jeslyn. Or, submit a Help Center request here.

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