RULES OF THE CONTEST
the Web Festival
CUC 2001 Web Festival is a special event within the CARNet Users
Conference - CUC 2001. By organizing the Web festival, CARNet
wants to raise the quality and stimulate the spreading of Croatian
Web information space.
The Web Festival
offers the authors an opportunity to present their work and compare
it with the work of the competitors, and the general public is provided
with the best works and an opportunity to grade them.
Web Festival Topic
In accordance with the Conference topic, CUC 2001 Web Festival
will be a competition for the best Internet community Web site.
"Internet community" is considered to be a group of
people who communicate, exchange ideas, collaborate and work over
Web site of
such a community provides its members with an opportunity for
quality and diverse communication, but also more than that, it
also has to make possible a collaboration over the Web. Another
desired dimension of the Web site is a contribution for the general
public, not only for members of a potentially small community.
In accordance with the Internet use principles, where it is expected
that something gets "returned" to all users of the Internet,
in the grading process, it will be required that the particular
Web site is open and useful for the general public. It is also
expected that the site is the result of the work of a greater
number of the community members.
General conditions for the application of a Web site are the
- Web site can be entered into the competition only by a person,
as opposed to a company
- the person who enters the site into the competition has to be
one of the leading authors of the site and a member of the "Internet
community" which is the owner of the site
- the language of the site has to be either Croatian or English
- if the primary language of the site is not Croatian, the person
entering the site into the contest has to be a citizen of the Republic
- one Web site must be entered into the competition only by one
In case that the candidate does not meet the requirements above,
the Jury may disqualify the candidate. The Jury will try to resolve
all problem situations in accordance with the aims of the Web Festival.
commendations cannot be received by sites entered into the contest
- members of the Jury, Program Committee or Organizing Committee
of the CUC 2001,
- employees of CARNet,
- employees at management positions or persons with an ownership
share in a company sponsoring the conference, and
- members of the family of any of the groups above.
The Web sites
mentioned above have the right to enter into the CUC 2001 Web Festival
and compete in it.
can apply for the CUC 2001 Web Festival from 17 April 2001 till
and including 01 September 2001. The application is possible only
over the Web. The URL of the application form is http://www.CARNet.hr/CUC/webfestival/registration.html
The Jury will
shortlist the candidates for the awards among all those who entered
the contest. The list of candidates short-listed will be published
on the site of the conference on 21 September 2001.
On the last
day of the conference, 26 Sept. 2001, the Jury will nominate the
winner of the CUC 2001 Web festival, and two more candidates will
be commended. Each one will be awarded an appropriate prize, too.
public will have an opportunity to vote via official conference
site for the winner of the "Users' Choice" award. The
voting over the Web will be opened on the day the list of candidates
is published, and will close down on the last day of the conference,
26 Sept. 2001 at 12:00.