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Old 12-03-2000, 12:11 PM   #1
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Just in time for the holiday season, we are excited to announce our latest contest! Unlike the previous one, this one is not a raffle. This contest involves the new and growing Sports Central Message Boards.

Over one month's time, we will award the prizes (see below) to the best overall poster. Please read below for information about the prizes you could win, the rules, eligibility, guidelines, selection critique, and contest duration and notification.

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- A free, one-year subscription to any sports-related magazine of your choosing. Popular choices include Sports Illustrated, ESPN The Magazine, and The Sporting News. This prize is provided by our friends over at
- A free $25 gift certificate on
- A free ad in one issue of our popular sports newsletter. If you choose not to accept this in the case that you do not have a web site, it is not a problem.

Total combined prize value: $75.00


- No purchase necessary. It is free to participate in and free to win.
- No age restrictions, but contestants must be able to reply and read e-mail.
- Sports Central staff members and their immediate families are not eligible for the contest.
- Prizes are available to citizens of the United States and Canada only.
- You must provide a valid e-mail address when you register on the boards.

Guidelines/Selection Critique

- Best message boards poster is chosen over one month's time using the quality over quanity guideline.
- To have a chance to win, you must post knowledgeable, thought-provoken, and fresh ideas regularly. Consistency is extremely crucial.
- You must follow all of our message boards guidelines.
The winner will be chosen by the webmaster. Selection is final and may not be disputed in any way, shape, or form.

Contest Duration/Notification

- The contest will officially begin on December 1st, 2000 and will end promptly on January 1st, 2001. Entries received before the contest begins or after the contest ends will be disregarded.
- The winner will get three days to reply to the e-mail. If he/she fails to meet this requirement, another winner will be selected and his/her's winning status will be terminated. Prize will be sent to winner within two weeks of end of contest.

If you have any questions, we would be glad to answer them at by e-mail.

Are you ready to give it a shot? Register, if you haven't already and start posting. Good luck!
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