Common Questions and Answers
Q: How many times can I enter?
A: You can enter up to 10 times per contest at a cost of $1.99 per entry for the dailies and $3.99 for the weeklies.
Q: Who can enter contests?
A: You must have a U.S. based bank or PayPal account and be 18 years of age or older to enter. Unfortunately, do to high international banking transfer fees and our low entry fees, we can only allow artists with U.S. banking to participate, otherwise we would go bankrupt.
Q; How am I paid if I win?
A: You are paid via PayPal payments. All WE need is your email account. All YOU need is a U.S. based bank.
Q: How do I get notified if I win or lose.
A: You will be notified via email. If you do win we will verify your preferred way of getting paid, either by PayPal or Stripe. If you placed in 1st, 2nd or 3rd you will also receive a digital certificate of recognition. You can also review the winner on the results page.
Q: Who are the judges?
A: The judges are a group of art and creative professionals from the United States. The specific person judging any given contest is random. This is done intentionally in order to get rid of any bias.
Q: I just tried to purchase an entry, but was told that entries are closed. What's going on?
A: That means that the number of entrants has reached its maximum limit which is 100. You must wait until the contest round is over to try to submit again.
Q: What time do the results come in?
A: For the weekly in most cases the results come in on Friday's at 7pm U.S. eastern standard time. For the daily contest the results are usually post at 5pm U.S. eastern standard time the following day.
Q: How are the works judged?
A: Judges are asked to simply rate each piece from 1 to 100 on originality and aesthetics. Their scores are then combined as a mean average for a total score.
Q: Where do the submission fees go?
A: 51% percent of the fees go back to the winning artist. Places 1st, 2nd and 3rd and the others that fall in the top 51% receive cash in the form as a PayPal or Stripe money transfer. The other 49% we use to pay judges, contractors, business fess and employees.