Top 10 Armies: [9/12/21-9/18/21]

Snow Storm, CPAN TT’s Office: Many changes were seen in the CPA Community this past week.  More armies shutting down, more (massive) retirements and armies doing their best to battle this phenomenon and put their best foot forward.

1. Rebel Penguin Federation [+1] (61.71)

2. Ice Warriors [-1] (57.8)

3. Templars [+2] (54.33)

4. Help Force [-1] (50.88)

5. Army of Club Penguin [-1] (42.7)

6. Water Vikings [+0] (39.3)

7. Silver Empire [+0] (34.5)

8. Dua Inn Lipa Fighters [+0] (31.5)

9. Special Weapons and Tactics [+1] (29.05)

10. Red Ravagers [+2] (22.25)

—- Close to Top 10 —-

11. Wet Army Penguins [+3] (21.26)

12. People’s Imperial Confederation [-4] (15)

13. Eclipse [+2] (10)

14. Golden Troops [-1] (8.5)

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Disclaimer: Summaries are based on armies’ own reports, whereas size points are based on recounted pictures.

1. Rebel Penguin Federation: Rebel Penguin Federation has claimed back its #1 spot on the board by hosting 9 events this week! They kicked off the week with their mascot sightseeing event and 26 penguins attended. The next hosted was a Powerpuff-themed event and maxed 23 Powerpuff girls. A greaser vs surfer event was held, where both sides performed tactics together and maxed 27 altogether. Following that, they hosted a Candy Pizzatron event where and maxed 24 pizza chefs. Their second AUSIA event consisted of troops dressed up as animals for their Party Animal event and they maxed 21 animals! Operation school spirit came into play where troops dressed up as their favorite subjects and maxed 30 students. Did someone say the spooky season is here? All the troops dressed up for their witchcraft-themed event and maxed 29 wicked wizards. Their last AUSIA event of the week consisted of invading the island in their crab costume takeover! 35 crabs came to the party for that event. They ended off the week with a Mercury vs. Venus divisional battle with their Brother allies, Ice Warriors, and maxed 23 penguins in total!

2. Ice Warriors: The Ice Warriors had a fun week, holding 6 events in total, most of which were battles.  They started their week with a treat for their troops in a Troop U-Lead where they maxed 31.  Nextly, they dressed up as the classic Herbert and Klutzy duo and terrorized the island, with 30 crabs and bears in total.  The first practice battle saw the warriors battling Help Force, followed by a HydroHopper event that saw a max of 25.  A total of 24 penguins logged on for the next practice battle against the Water Vikings, followed by a Silver Empire practice battle and games event, that maxed 24.  To finish off their week, the Ice Warriors divisions  joined forces with the Rebel Penguin Federation branches for a Divisional BIA Battle, in which they reached 26.

3. Templars: Templars had a relatively quiet week with only three events, however, all three featured battles. To begin their week, the Templars faced the Trojans and raided an ACP event, maxing 35. Their next event featured 37 Templars ready to battle the Trojans in a head to head battle. To conclude their week, 41 signed on to face the Help Force.

4. Help Force: The Help Force hosted 4 events this week. They kicked off their week with an AUSIA pizza costume event, in which they maxed 25. Next, they went up against the Ice Warriors in a practice battle, followed up with some Hydro Hopper, and maxed 17. Their next event was an EU event with the crab costumes, and they hit a max of 25. To finish off their week, they had an EU practice battle against the Templars, and maxed 40 penguins online.

5. Army of Club Penguin: The Army of Club Penguin had a busy week with a total of 6 events. They began with “The Knockoff Summer Awards 2021” where they reached 26 penguins online, their highest max of the week. A couple of days later, they held an Ice Fishing competition and got raided by the Templars, maxing 16. Next, 16 clovers logged on for a battle vs the Silver Empire followed by hide and seek. For their first AUSIA event, they dressed up as cows and maxed 17 during “Cows Go Moo Moo”. ACP’s second-to-last event saw 17 members of their AUSIA division log on for a pizza extravaganza. They closed the week off with one more battle, this time against the Red Ravagers, which a total of 10 clovers attended.

6. Water Vikings: The Water Vikings held a total of six events this week. They first trained their AUSIA division with 15 Vikings in attendance, and followed it up with a practice battle against the Ice Warriors, which showed a max of 20. On Thursday, 15 Vikings held a training event, including some fun Murder Mystery! They then held an AUSIA scavenger hunt with 12 vikings and a Dance event, showing a size of 16. Their last event of the week, the invasion of Sabertooth, peaked at 18.

7. Silver Empire: Silver Empire had an exciting week, holding 5 events in total.  To kick things off, they had an EU car event, Beep Beep!  Silvers Hit the Road in which 17 drivers logged on to the race track.  Following that, another, they left the roads and floated to the skies with a a balloon themed event, maxing 13 penguins.  A practice battle and hide and seek event with their allies the Army of Club Penguin saw a max of 11 hiders.  Another ally practice battle paired with a cart surfer tournament followed that, this time with the Ice Warriors.   19 surfers logged on for that event.  Last but not least, 17 Silvers ended their week by successfully invading Arctic Zero and celebrating with a Find Four Tournament!

8. Dua Inn Lipa Fighters: The Dua Inn Lipa Fighters only held one event this week, but their attendance was strong enough to put them in the Top Ten.  They successfully invaded South Beret, maxing 27 penguins in the process.

9. Special Weapons and Tactics: SWAT had a total of 4 events this week! The first hosted a massive training event that was followed by a hide and seek which maxed 14 penguins! They held another training event too where they focused on their tactics, formations, and room switches. 16 troops attended the training! SWAT then added another piece of land on their map by successfully invading misty with 17 troops in attendance. Lastly, they held a troop u-lead event where troops got to show off their tactics and formations and be a SWAT leader for a day! A total of 14 future SWAT leaders attended the event!

10. Red Ravagers: The Red Ravagers held 4 events this week.  They started off a US Hide and Seek, in which 13 hiders logged on.  Next,  they had a practice battle with the Trojans who raided their event, and maxed 13 penguins in the process.  An AUSIA Cart Surfer Tournament, saw 5 ravagers on the track, followed by a practice battle with the Army of Club Penguin, that saw a max of 9.

Many changes in Top Ten this week.  Whether it be a decrease in army sizes or a decrease in armies overall, the future is unknown, so armies can only do their best to compensate for these losses.  This could be the new norm or the calm before the storm.  Stay tuned to find out.

CPAN’S Interim Admins

F6sixer & Iceyfeet1234

Top 10 Committee Team

DrQueen, Link3000, Comedy, Kally, Myth, Princhi, Rach, Z3ming