Genius Rewards

We will have the official rules up by October 1st.
Contest is scheduled to end October 14th, 2011.

Prizes Will Be Finalized Soon (Oct. 1, 2011)

Ballpark is: 

1st Prize:  $200.00 Amazon Gift Card
2nd Prize:  $100.00 Amazon Gift Card
Extra Credit 1st Prize: $100.00 Amazon Gift Card

*Void where prohibited.  Other conditions apply.

Is there a fee to enter the competition?

No and no purchase necessary to participate in the contest.

Who is eligible to participate?

The contest is open to anyone 21 years of age or older at time of entry. 

How do I enter?

To begin the process, follow the directions located here

Is there a limit?

Yes, text based submissions must total a minimum of 100 words and a maximum of 1000 words. 

Where are the essay guidelines? 

We are looking for creative, insightful and helpful essays regarding the material preceding the essay.  

Am I allowed to submit more than one entry in the competition?

Yes, but only the last essay received will be considered for the competition.

Are we allowed to collaborate with other people on our essays?


When is the submission deadline?

The deadline for submitting essays is 11:59 PM CST October 14th, 2011.

How are the winning submissions chosen?

Submissions are judged on the following criteria: Usefulness, insightfulness and creativity.

When will I find out if my essay is a finalist?           

We will contact you shortly after the contest ends via the email you provided in the contest.

How do I redeem my prize?

We will email it you.

Is there a maximum number of entrants that you will accept?

Yes.  If we were to receive 75 valid entries, the 76th one would be discarded.  The contest would soon show this status on the web site.  We anticipate between 20 and 30 qualified entries.