Every year, when it comes time to hold a contest, the
community discusses the rules for that contest on the Fractal-Art
Mailing List. At times the discussion gets heated, but
eventually... there is consensus.
These rules are the product of that consensus, and of the e-mail
sent to the contest volunteers over the past year. We think
we've set up a great contest, with lots of variety.
The contest is now concluded, but we keep the rules here so
you can see how we ran the contest.
These rules are broken up into several pages because that is
how they fit in the web site design. If you would rather view
the rules as a single, horrifically long web page which is
suitable for printing, we can
Not everything went as planned this year. In particular, we
did not assemble the panel for the Technical Achievement
awards, so none were given. We're sorry it didn't work