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Featured and good topics in Wikipedia

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A featured topic is a collection of inter-related articles that are of a good quality (though are not necessarily featured articles).

A good topic is a collection of inter-related articles that are of a good quality (though are not necessarily featured articles) with a less stringent quality threshold than a featured topic.

This page is for the nomination of potential featured and good topics. See the good and featured topic criteria for criteria on both types of topic. If you would like to ask any questions about your topic and the featured topic process before submitting it, visit Wikipedia talk:Featured topic candidates.

Before nominating a topic, nominators may wish to receive feedback by listing it at Featured topic questions. Nominators must be sufficiently familiar with the subject matter and sources to deal with objections during the FTC/GTC process. If you nominate something you have worked on, note it as a self-nomination. Nominators who are not significant contributors to the articles of the topic should consult regular editors of the articles prior to nomination. Nominators are expected to respond positively to constructive criticism and to make an effort to address objections promptly.

The featured topic director, GamerPro64, or his delegate Spy-cicle, determine the timing of the process for each nomination. For a nomination to be promoted to FT or GT status, consensus must be reached for a group to be promoted to featured or good topic status. If enough time passes without objections being resolved, nominations will be removed from the candidates topic and archived.

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Nomination procedure[edit]

To create a new nomination use the form below (e.g., Wikipedia:Featured topic candidates/Saffron/archive1) and click the "Create new nomination" button.

Once the nomination page is created, remember to transclude it in the appropriate section below, to leave nomination templates on the talk pages of the articles nominated for the topic, and to create appropriate books (see Book:Jupiter for a good example). For detailed instructions on how to nominate topics or add articles to existing topics, see Wikipedia:Featured topic candidates/Nomination procedure.

Supporting and objecting[edit]

Please review all the articles of the nominated topic with the featured topic criteria in mind before deciding to support or oppose a nomination. Following the creation of the book, Cyberbot I will create a book report (see example) containing details about cleanup issues (only those that have been flagged with cleanup templates, so it may not pick up everything), and various tools to inspect external links or resolve disambiguation pages. It can be a good idea to check the report and inspect links to see if certain articles need some cleanup (doing this before the nomination is even better).

  • To edit nominations in order to comment on them, you must click the "edit" link to the right of the article nomination on which you wish to comment (not the overall page's "edit this page" link).
  • If you approve of a nomination, write '''Support''' followed by your reasons.
  • If you oppose a nomination, write '''Oppose''' or '''Object''' followed by the reason for your objection. Each objection must provide a specific rationale that can be addressed. If nothing can be done in principle to fix the source of the objection, the objection may be ignored.
    • To withdraw an objection, strike it out (with <s>...</s>) rather than removing it.

For a topic to be promoted to featured topic status, consensus must be reached that it meets the criteria. If enough time passes without objections being resolved (at least one week), nominations will be removed from the candidates list and archived. Nominations will stay here for ten days if there is unanimous consent, or longer if warranted by debate.

Featured topic nominations[edit]

Nashville Sounds[edit]

The Nashville Sounds are a Minor League Baseball team that has played in Nashville, Tennessee, since 1978. They are named for the city's association with the music industry. The Sounds play their home games at First Horizon Park which opened in 2015 and is located on the site of the historic Sulphur Dell ballpark. They previously played at Herschel Greer Stadium from its opening in 1978 until the end of the 2014 season. Established as an expansion team of the Double-A Southern League in 1978, the Sounds were replaced by a Triple-A American Association team in 1985. The Triple-A Sounds carried on the history of the Double-A team that preceded it. The Sounds became members of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League in 1998.

15 articles
Featured article Nashville Sounds
First Tennessee Park, September 3, 2018.jpg
Featured article History
Featured article Herschel Greer Stadium
Featured article First Horizon Park
Featured list Seasons
Featured list Records
Peer review No-hitters
Featured list Awards, All-Stars, and league leaders
Featured list All-time roster
Featured list Managers
Featured list Coaches
Featured list Owners and executives
Featured list Broadcasters
Featured list Opening Day starting pitchers
Good article Sounds–Redbirds rivalry
Contributor(s): NatureBoyMD

I am nominating this for featured topic because I believe it exemplifies some of Wikipedia's best work, especially in the area of Minor League Baseball and across the topic of baseball itself. Sounds–Redbirds rivalry is the lone good article in the group, and List of Nashville Sounds no-hitters has only been peer-reviewed due to its shortness. The previous nomination received only two comments (one in support and the other opposing for reasons since rectified). It was suggested I relist for additional views. --NatureBoyMD (talk) 15:25, 13 February 2020 (UTC)

  • Support: This is extremely comprehensive, and, with the no-hitter list peer-reviewed, I believe it satisfies the criteria. -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 18:06, 13 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support - I verified on NatureBoyMD's talk page that the list is too short to qualify for FL at this time. Otherwise is comprehensive and very impressive, good work. Kees08 (Talk) 16:43, 14 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support - The no-hitter list needs a couple of more entries for FL, so depending on how well the team plays that could be soon or it could be in a couple of seasons. MPJ-DK (talk) 04:10, 15 February 2020 (UTC)

Current Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre championships (2nd supplementary nomination)[edit]

This topic is already featured. It is being re-nominated to add additional items. See Wikipedia talk:Featured topics/Current Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre championships for discussions of the topic's previous nominations. The additional items are:

  1. CMLL World Micro-Estrella Championship
28 articles
Featured article Current Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre championships
Máscara Dorada CMLL World Welterweight Champion.jpg
Featured article CMLL World Heavyweight Championship
Featured article List of CMLL World Heavyweight Champions
Featured article CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship
Featured article List of CMLL World Light Heavyweight Champions
Featured article CMLL World Middleweight Championship
Featured article List of CMLL World Middleweight Champions
Good article CMLL World Welterweight Championship
Featured article List of CMLL World Welterweight Champions
Good article CMLL World Lightweight Championship (subtopic)
Good article CMLL World Tag Team Championship
Featured article List of CMLL World Tag Team Champions
Good article CMLL World Trios Championship
Featured article List of CMLL World Trios Champions
Featured article CMLL World Mini-Estrella Championship
Featured article CMLL World Women's Championship
Good article CMLL Arena Coliseo Tag Team Championship
Good article Mexican National Heavyweight Championship
Good article Mexican National Trios Championship
Featured article List of Mexican National Trios Champions
Featured article Mexican National Welterweight Championship
Featured article Mexican National Lightweight Championship
Featured article Mexican National Light Heavyweight Championship
Good article Mexican National Women's Championship
Good article NWA World Historic Light Heavyweight Championship(subtopic)
Good article NWA World Historic Middleweight Championship(subtopic)
Good article NWA World Historic Welterweight Championship(subtopic)
Good article CMLL World Micro-Estrellas Championship

The newly created CMLL World Mini-Estrella Championship has been passed for GA and can be added to this Feature Topic to make sure it is comprehensive. MPJ-DK (talk) 02:02, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

  • Comment Support: Something strange is going on here. CMLL World Mini-Estrella Championship is not newly created and did not recently pass GA, but rather it is already a FL and already part of this topic since the topic's creation in 2017; it's already the top article in the right column that you just added it to a second time. Did you mean to add a different article? -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 03:24, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Bryanrutherford0 - what is going on is a brain fart on my part, I copied the link, but forgot to change "Mini" to "Micro". I am asking to add the CMLL World Micro-Estrellas Championship... and and I'm apparently a barely functioning idiot at times. Fixed the nomination, glad you are on the ball.MPJ-DK (talk) 04:39, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
Got it, this looks like an appropriate addition to the topic, at GA quality. Supporting. -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 15:12, 18 January 2020 (UTC)

Good topic nominations[edit]

Second Fitna[edit]

An early inter-Muslim civil war that ensued after the death of the first Umayyad caliph Mu'awiya I in 680 CE. It was a highly complicated and multidimensional affair, that left a lasting impact on later Muslim governments and deepened sectarian divide. The core issue of the dispute was "who should rule the caliphate".

10 articles
Featured article Second Fitna
Second Fitna Territorial Control Map ca 686.svg
Good article Battle of Karbala
Good article Battle of Ayn al-Warda
Good article Battle of Khazir
Good article Battles of Madhar and Harura
Good article Battle of al-Harra
Good article Siege of Mecca (683)
Good article Battle of Marj Rahit
Good article Battle of Maskin
Good article Siege of Mecca (692)
Contributor(s): Al Ameer son, Cplakidas, AhmadLX

The topic seems to meet the criteria. Thank you. AhmadLX-(Wikiposta) 20:40, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

Hello @Gog the Mild: We want to focus only on the battles. Mukhtar's and Ibn Zubayr's revolts have also been excluded. AhmadLX-(Wikiposta) 21:08, 17 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support. That is the full set of battles, and those are some good quality articles. I hope that at least some will be going further than GA. Gog the Mild (talk) 21:11, 17 February 2020 (UTC)
Thank you for the support Gog the Mild. Yes, I think Khazir is already beyond GA, although don't know if its main contributor (Al Ameer) has time to take it to FAC. AhmadLX-(Wikiposta) 21:17, 17 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support: All the major battles at GA quality, with a category and template. Looks like some very good work! -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 00:35, 18 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Excellent work! Iazyges Consermonor Opus meum 01:13, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

Briarcliff Manor (2nd supplementary nomination)[edit]

This topic is already featured. It is being re-nominated to add additional items. See Wikipedia talk:Featured topics/Briarcliff Manor for discussions of the topic's previous nominations. The additional items are:

  1. First American International Road Race
19 articles
Featured article Briarcliff Manor, New York
Law Park of Briarcliff Manor.tif
Good article History of Briarcliff Manor
Featured list Timeline of Briarcliff Manor
Good article Walter W. Law
Good article Briarcliff Lodge
Good article Briarcliff Farms
Good article Scarborough Historic District
Good article Beechwood (Vanderlip mansion)
Good article Sleepy Hollow Country Club
Good article All Saints' Episcopal Church
Good article Briarcliff Manor Public Library
Good article Briarcliff Manor Fire Department
Good article Scarborough (Metro-North station)
Good article Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District
Good article Briarcliff College
Good article Briarcliff High School
Good article Dr. Holbrook's Military School
Good article Scarborough Day School
Good article Trump National Golf Club Westchester

I am nominating the newly-created First American International Road Race article to be added to this list of notable subjects related to Briarcliff Manor. Thank you. ɱ (talk) 18:10, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

Weak support: I'm not sure I completely grasp the scope of this topic (it strikes me that "Scarborough Historic District" should perhaps be its own topic, and then the properties in that district would make better sense in that topic than here), but I suppose this race makes as much sense here as "Beechwood" does. If it is to be added, then the new article needs to be actually put into the topic box above. -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 18:26, 17 February 2020 (UTC)
Hey - yeah perhaps from the names it might be hard to put the pieces together. But if you read any of the Briarcliff history books, they focus on each of the village's historic sites above (many of which are in the Scarborough Historic District, Beechwood included). The road race is mentioned in every one of these books as one of the most prominent events centered in Briarcliff in the early 1900s, only a few years after it was founded. ɱ (talk) 19:52, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

CMLL World Light Heavyweight Champions[edit]

The CMLL World Light Heavyweightt Champions is a professional wrestling championship promoted by the Mexican Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) promotion. It was originally created in 1991 for the 92 kg (203 lb) and 97 kg (214 lb) weight division. The topic includes ever wrestler who has held the championship at one point in time.

17 articles
Featured article CMLL World Light Heavyweight Championship
Featured list List of champions
Good article Jerry Estrada
Good article Pierroth Jr.
Good article Dr. Wagner Jr.
Good article Atlantis
Good article Aquarius
Good article Villano III
Good article Shocker
Good article Último Guerrero
Good article Rey Bucanero
Good article Ephesto
Good article Rush
Good article Rey Escorpión
Good article Ángel de Oro
Good article La Máscara
Good article Niebla Roja
Contributor(s): MPJ-DK

This covers a complete topic, the chamionship, a list article and every single person to win the championship is of GA quality. There have been a total of 15 champions over the last 29 years, adding a new champion every 1.5 years on average - so the task of getting another champion article to GA is not an overwhelming task --MPJ-DK (talk) 19:05, 13 February 2020 (UTC)

  • Support: The championship, the list, and all past & present title holders, with a navbox and category. Looks like it's all there! -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 20:38, 13 February 2020 (UTC)


Yo is the sixth studio album by Romanian singer Inna, released on 31 May 2019 by Global Records and Roc Nation. Inna decided the album would feature only Spanish language material, and collaborated extensively with Romanian producer David Ciente on its songs. An experimental and heavily gypsy music-influenced effort, Yo marks the first time Inna took control over an album's creative process; it acts as a departure from her past EDM releases.

6 articles
Good article Yo
Good article "Ra"
Good article "Tu Manera"
Good article "Iguana"
Good article "Te Vas"
Good article "Sin Ti"
Contributor(s): Cartoon network freak

  • Support: The album and all five singles, at GA quality. I don't see any other topics that belong (an associated tour, for example), so it looks complete to me. -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 13:25, 10 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support - can't see any issues -- ChrisTheDude (talk) 17:48, 12 February 2020 (UTC)
  • Support - hits all the marks of a Good Topic. MPJ-DK (talk) 04:09, 15 February 2020 (UTC)

2016–17 Formula E season[edit]

The 2016–17 Formula E season was the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship, a motor racing championship for single-seater electrically powered cars. There were twelve ePrix held over the course of the season, with the final three rounds acting as double headers. Lucas di Grassi for the Audi Sport ABT team won the Drivers' Championship, finishing 24 points ahead of his nearest rival Sébastien Buemi. e.Dams-Renault successfully defended their title in the Teams' Championship for the third consecutive season, using the Spark Renault Z.E 16.

10 articles
Good article 2016–17 Formula E season
Di Grassi at the 2017 Berlin ePrix.jpg
Good article 2016 Hong Kong ePrix
Good article 2016 Marrakesh ePrix
Good article 2017 Buenos Aires ePrix
Good article 2017 Mexico City ePrix
Good article 2017 Monaco ePrix
Good article 2017 Paris ePrix
Good article 2017 Berlin ePrix
Good article 2017 New York City ePrix
Good article 2017 Montreal ePrix

Have spent the best part of almost three years ensuring all articles within the topic are of the necessary quality and am confident this in compliance with the GAT guidelines. MWright96 (talk) 15:07, 8 November 2019 (UTC)

  • Support: Well-defined topic, and it looks like all the races are present at GA quality. Excellent work! -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 16:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Comment should it be New York City ePrix per the target article? Kees08 (Talk) 03:45, 18 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Kees08 (Talk) 06:58, 18 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - hits all the marks of a Good Topic. MPJ-DK (talk) 04:08, 15 February 2020 (UTC)

Topic removal candidates[edit]

Category 5 Pacific hurricanes[edit]

14 articles
Featured list Category 5 Pacific hurricanes
Hurricane Linda 12 sept 1997.jpg
Good article Hurricane Ava (1973)
Good article Hurricane Emilia (1994)
Good article Hurricane Gilma (1994)
Featured article Hurricane John (1994)
Featured article Hurricane Guillermo (1997)
Featured article Hurricane Linda (1997)
Good article Hurricane Elida (2002)
Good article Hurricane Hernan (2002)
Featured article Hurricane Kenna
Featured article Hurricane Ioke
Featured article Hurricane Rick (2009)
Good article Hurricane Celia (2010)
Featured article Hurricane Marie (2014)
Good article Hurricane Patricia
Good article nominee Hurricane Lane (2018)
Good article Hurricane Walaka
Demoted article Hurricane Willa

Fails criterion 3.b as Hurricane Lane (2018) and Hurricane Willa are not WP:GA, are not being worked on, and are past the three month grace period (the official National Hurricane Center reports were both released on 2 April 2019[1][2]). Armbrust The Homunculus 10:44, 15 December 2019 (UTC)

Comment - In Lane's case I would argue that the final tropical cyclone report is not yet out (see Page 1), since the CPHC has not yet completed its analyses of Lane in the central Pacific where it peaked.Jason Rees (talk) 15:30, 15 December 2019 (UTC)
It is out now. Nova Crystallis (Talk) 18:23, 9 January 2020 (UTC)
  • Remove, even if some allowance for timing was made for Lane, Hurricane Willa is not a GA at this point. MPJ-DK (talk) 02:14, 18 January 2020 (UTC)
    @MPJ-DK: It has been a month since you posted this, but KN2731 just added around 16 kB to the article, moved from a page called GAN prep. Seems like it will be at GAN soon. Kees08 (Talk) 19:20, 17 February 2020 (UTC)
    I asked KN2731 if he could merge the content that Oof-Off and I worked on and use my research to expand the article. With my research and the new sources KN finds, it should be up for GAN in the near future. Btw, I nominated Lane for GAN. NoahTalk 00:20, 18 February 2020 (UTC)
    @Kees08: I am not seeing Hurricane Willa nominated for GA? Am I seeing that wrong? Since it's not even a GAN and we're two months past the 3 month window, I am afraid my comment stands. MPJ-DK (talk) 02:44, 18 February 2020 (UTC)
    @MPJ-DK: Usually in cases like this, an extension can be made as long as articles are actively being moved towards satisfying the requirements. Lane is at GAN right now and Willa should be there in short order. NoahTalk 03:08, 18 February 2020 (UTC)
    I am all for extensions being made, the removal candidate does not seem to have a lot of support, so I have no problem with giving the authors a reasonable amount of time to get it to GAN. Whatever ya'll think is "reasonable" MPJ-DK (talk) 03:16, 18 February 2020 (UTC)