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Centiare Prize 2007
FIRST PRIZE = no less than $200
SECOND PRIZE = no less than $50
HONORABLE MENTIONS = At least two awards of $25
The contest is simple. Centiare is calling on contributors to create a new page on Centiare, utilizing all of your best skills in generating original content, applying wiki markup, and designing a beautiful page. You may choose any topic that is a legal entity, which has not yet been created on Centiare. This could include:
The entry must be created in user-protected Directory space.
Entries that are found to have plagiarized copyrighted materials without permission will be disqualified, and the offending materials may be subject to removal from Centiare. That is, please do not copy any text, photos, music, or video from other sources (including Wikipedia) or copyright holders who retain the rights to that material. Copyrighted content may be used only if you carefully obtain express written permission from the owner for its use in Centiare. Frankly, we suggest you create everything yourself; that is, your own research, word smithing, photography, audio recording, etc.
Judges will be comprised of a five-person panel of long-time Centiare contributors, and they are not eligible for the prizes. Scoring will be based on five 4-point grades:
With 20 points per 5 judges, the best possible total score will be 100 points.
Applicants must submit their intention to participate before June 23, 2007 -- because the judges will need some advance idea of how many entries they will be reviewing. Applicants must then submit their one best page as their Contest entry, no later than midnight Eastern time, June 30, 2007. Intention and submission links will be taken on the Discussion page of this article. Only one submission per person is allowed. Judges will score all entries between July 1 and July 3, and the winners will be announced on July 4, 2007. We shall declare the "independence" of the world's best wiki editors from the "free labor" tyranny they have likely found elsewhere to date.
The judging will be executed by Karl Nagel, Gregory Kohs, Garrett Minks, Karen Kohs, and Cheryl Levy. Their voting will be by secret ballot. Disqualifications will be determined by a majority vote of the judging panel (3 out of 5). The decisions of the judges are final. Deadlock ties will be broken by Karl Nagel.
Some of the current Centiare pages that we find interesting and well-designed include:
While these are really nice, we absolutely know that you can do even better!