10 tips for running a successful competition

that’s probably a better idea, I didn’t know where to put it so I stuck it in open sources, I’ll move it now

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Cool :slight_smile:

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Epic tips

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Just bookmarked your topic. It’s awesome!

ooOooooOOO :alien::ghost:

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bump

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Hey, I remember this! I should give it a read before my competition begins.

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bump

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Y? Just y?

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there’s also x

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And no z? What a disgrace

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I don’t know

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Those tips are good, but I disagree with some of them. I’m not going to pretend I’m a genius who knows everything about collars (because I don’t), but I’ve failed leading competitions before and I learned some interesting things from it.

My tips would be:

  • Keep it interesting - Give an interesting topic that grabs attention immediately. Marketing your collab is important
  • Make it very easy for people to start coding - A problem I find is that many people just don’t get the motivation to start, so help get them motivated.
    I’m working on a competition that will have a “screenshot rule”. The idea is to have the contestants share a screenshot of their project progress so that they have a reason to start on time.
  • You probably don’t have to ask for judges - I’ve realized that you will never have a lack of judges and that people will ask to judge without you asking them to ask you.
  • Keep it personal - Engage with everyone and don’t act like you are superior to everyone. You are not a big boss and nobody on this forum wants to be treated like a little kid

That’s it. I may have more once my next competition is over.

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https://c.gethopscotch.com/p/1170koiudg
Where is my prize
:rofl:

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ah but the due date was March 3rd :wink:

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You made it on June. How could it be March 3rd

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time travel

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Bump
This could still help a lot of users

Bump lol
This would be very useful

That is the most convincing argument I have ever seen

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