FXOpen is happy to announce that Forex Article Contest is back on track! The competition terms have been slightly modified – now you are invited to send your entries within the category “Cryptocurrency trading.” The launch of the contest is scheduled for April 24th, 2014. You are most welcome to join!
The changes in the contest terms have been entailed by the new concept of the tournament the organizers would like to follow. Considering the ever-growing interest of the Forex community in cryptocurrency trading that is observed in the market today, the organizers of the Forex Article contest wish to create a special environment for exchanging knowledge and experience in transacting in Bitcoins, Litecoins and other virtual currencies. This sharing of relevant trading articles will help make the competition become a knowledge base on cryptocurrency specifics, enabling any trader to obtain valuable information.
There are 7 main prizes in the competition, making a total of US$1,300:
- 1st place – US$400
- 2nd place – US$300
- 3rd place – US$200
- 4th place – US$150
- 5th place – US$150
- 6th place – US$50
- 7th place – US$50
The articles will be published in the company’s official blog and will be announced in the social networks. Like before, there is also the People’s Choice Award of US$100 to be given to the author of the most popular article in the social networks. Sign up, be the first to read your peers’ stories, and vote for the most interesting work! Your activity will help determine the winner in this category.
The contest starts on April 24th and will last till June 8th. The deadline for your entries is 4 pm on June 8th. Once the contest is closed, the expert judges (which include Forex analysts, representatives of the company’s financial and dealing departments, and the editorial staff) will decide on the winners (it might take time, so the results will be announced within a week after the end of the contest).
Just e-mail your entry to [email protected]. Be sure to provide your FXOpen eWallet number along with FXOpen Forum login, and write “FXOpen Article Contest” in the email subject line. If your work passes moderation, you will receive an e-mail confirming that your article has been accepted. It will be published in the company’s blog with a note indicating that your article is included in the contest. You will also be able to see the other contestants’ stories in the company’s blog.
Criteria for entries
The articles must be between 400 to 1,500 words and written in English.
For the work to be accepted, the article must not contain any promotional material, criticism or defamatory comments of other brokers and the services they provide. The submitted material should contain useful information to other traders and those new to Forex.
The entries must also contain quality content i.e., duplicate, previously published or plagiarised content, low-quality material, extremely short notes with no illustrations or ‘cut and paste’ articles will not be accepted.
Prize money can be withdrawn via any payment system available within 30 days after it has been credited to the account. There should also be at least 20 trades made in the account.
The prizes will be added to the participant’s ECN or STP accounts registered in FXOpen.
FXOpen representatives reserve the right to judge the ranking of the competitors and will ensure that fair play is observed at all times. The company’s employees are not allowed to take part in the competition. The contest may be prolonged in case of insufficient number of quality works.