These sound great! and definitely helps with making it easier to understand It looks like it's a unanimous vote to change the criteria so far.
Hmm just thinking about advancedness of code, and @PumpkinGirl's poll on different categories & @Hermione's idea, should we have different categories like Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced? I'm not sure in terms of prizes, but for that judging criteria, it might be a bit hard for beginners hmm
And @Paige1212 I think sure, you can definitely help with hosting
I will add that this is run by the community so everyone is most welcome to contribute to ideas to this too!