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WDC's Longest Running Blog Competition - September Official Month on now!
CURRENT COMPETITORS! Click HERE to go straight to the forum.


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CALL FOR DONORS --- Please send GIFT POINTS for future contest prize pools to: "30-Day Bloggers Group

Merit Badge in 30DBC Winner
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Congratulations on your new "30DBC Winner" merit badge for your group,  [Link To Item #2064535] ! Thank you for supporting the Writing.Com community with your inspirations, participation and activities. We appreciate it! -SMs

This is a bi-monthly contest having a month-on, month-off format. The blogging community is a thriving one and the challenge to blog for 30 days straight is what keeps people coming back, month after month after month to the most intense battle of the bloggers. Are you ready to join us?


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Learn about the history of the 30DBC and meet your Current Challenge Staff here:
 
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A Brief History of the 30DBC  (E)
The oldest Blogging Challenge on WDC wouldn't be here without these people - Thank you!
#2167398 by Emily


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The Current 30-Day Blogging Challenge Champions are:
*Star**Star**Star* Grand Prize: Eric Wharton for "Everyday Eric
*Star**Star* 2nd Place: Charlieeee 🌈 for "Are You Listening???
*Star* 3rd Place: TaH2o for "Ink on the Page


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See Previous Challenge Winners here:
 Previous 30DBC Winners  (E)
Thank you to everyone who has competed over the years! Here is a list of the winners!
#2167413 by Emily



HOW IT WORKS...


*Pencil* Blogs will only be judged and prizes awarded during Official Months (usually every other month). Unofficial Months are open for everyone to practice and have fun! (Official Months are fun too, we promise! *Laugh* )

*Pencil* This competition is open to blogs of all ratings; however, please keep the forum posts clean and respectful.

*Pencil* Daily prompts will be emailed to participating members ("Current Challengers") of the "30-Day Bloggers Group. Prompts will also be posted in this forum in the evening of the day before they are due.

*Pencil* When your blog entry is done, please post the link to it in the forum, using {entry:######}.

*Pencil* You should post your blog entry responding to the prompt between midnight and midnight WDC time on the day it is due (timeliness is a factor in judging). Please try to avoid posting early. Late entries will be accepted, but please note your score for that day may be lower.

*Pencil* Commenting on fellow challengers' blogs is not optional. Blog comments are an integral part of this Blog Challenge and the blogging community itself. If you never comment on another challengers blog, you will be disqualified. This doesn't necessarily mean you have to comment on every challengers' blog entry, but you should aim for at least a 1:1 ratio (one comment on another contestant's blog per day you write a post of your own).

*Pencil* Prompts during Official Months will generally follow these categories, though be prepared for modifications at the Host's discretion *Smirk*:
         *Bulletgr*MOTIVATION MONDAYS!: We'll discuss quotes attributed to people from all walks of life, and you're encouraged to share quotes related to the day's topic.
         *Bulletgr*TALK TUESDAYS!: Prompts will encourage a more opinionated, personal response. Get to know your fellow competitors...make sure you're commenting!
         *Bulletgr*WAR CHEST WEDNESDAYS!:  A prompt from the pool of challenger-submitted prompts known as The Challenge War Chest.
         *Bulletgr*Thursday is THE WILDCARD ROUND!: Anything can happen! Be prepared...and you might win a random prize! It could be Gift Points, raffle tickets, or even a Merit Badge!
         *Bulletgr*FUN FACT FRIDAY!: I'll provide you with a random fact, and you give us your take on it. Feel free to share a random fact of your own as well!
         *Bulletgr*CREATION SATURDAY!: A creative writing prompt from the War Chest will be used. Challengers are encouraged to write a poem or story.
         *Bulletgr*THE SUNDAY NEWS!: A chance to wrap up the week and prepare for the week ahead. What did you write? What did you learn? What's the best thing that happened in your personal life? Encourage a discussion between your fellow bloggers.



WHAT CAN I WIN?

*MedalGold* *TrophyG* Grand Prize! *TrophyG* *MedalGold*
Exclusive 30DBC Champion Merit Badge and 50K Awardicon on your Blog

*MedalSilver* *TrophyS* Second Place *Trophys* *MedalSilver*
Blogging Merit Badge and 25K Awardicon on your Blog

*MedalBronze* *Trophyb* Third Place *Trophyb* *MedalBronze*
Blogging Merit Badge and 10K Awardicon on your Blog

*Ribbon* Honorable Mention *Ribbon*
Blogging Merit Badge



HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR THE TOP PRIZES?
Merit Badge in Blogging
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For Setting up the 30d Blogging Challenge and making it such a great Challenge to participate in! Merit Badge in 30DBC Winner
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Congratulations on your new "30DBC Winner" merit badge for your group,  [Link To Item #2064535] ! Thank you for supporting the Writing.Com community with your inspirations, participation and activities. We appreciate it! -SMs Merit Badge in Blogging
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Hello Norb!  [Link To Item #blogchallenge]  is giving you this Blogging Merit Badge for your active participation in the group's challenge. Besides we express appreciation for helping us judge the May 2014 Official Blog Challenge. - Earl Pablo Zacarias


*Idea* Impressive, clever, and prompt blog responses.
*Idea* Bloggers not posting an entry for 5 consecutive days will be disqualified from the competition (unless prior arrangements are made with the host)
*Idea* Responses to the prompt should be in a separate post. No multiple-prompt answers in a single post, please.
*Idea* Comment on other challengers' blog entries!
*Idea* Judges and Host reserve the right to withhold prizes if there are insufficient contestants or entries do not meet quality expectations.



HOW CAN I HELP OUT?

Be a Guest Judge for a Week and earn a MB!

Donate to the Contest Prize Pool!

Visit our Partner Groups!

Participate in the February 50/50 Fundraiser!

Feel free to use our Group Signatures!



COMPETITORS IN THE OFFICIAL SEPTEMBER ROUND:
Sign up with a {bitem:#######} link to your blog in the Forum below!


1. "The Road To Elle"   [GC] by Elle
2. "I Blog Poetry and Prose"   [18+] by Prosperous Snow Globe
3. "Octobersun's Blog"   [18+] by Octobersun
4. "Whiskers and Tails - Continued"   [18+] by Kittiara
5. "Are You Listening???"   [GC] by Charlieeee 🌈
6. "Complex Numbers"   [18+] by Robert Waltz
7. "Listen to the Stars"   [XGC] by Agent J
8. "Blog @ Work 2nd Edition"   [18+] by WakeUpAndLive‍‍~2019
9. "Sandy Supposes...."   [18+] by SandraLynn
10. "Ink on the Page"   [13+] by TaH2o
11. "Sharmelle's Blogs Expressions"   [13+] by Sharmelle Expressions
12. "\\ Exurgency // "   [18+] by LdyPhoenix
13. "Everyday Eric"   [13+] by Eric Wharton
14. "Beginnings"   [18+] by Cass--Birthday Spirit
15. "Days with Debi"   [18+] by Debi Wharton
16. "Seeds of Imagination"   [E] by bobturn


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30DBC Staff Blogs:
"Soundtracked"   [GC] by Fivesixer
"Black and White Everyday"   [18+] by Grieving Lyn
"A Piece Of My Heart"   [18+] by Emily
"Where In The World Is Sum1?"   [E] by Sum1
"Herding Cats & Squirrel Tracks"   [XGC] by Jayne's with the Holotherapist
"My thoughts from the ledge..."   [GC] by Phoebe Buffay (Lilli)
"Dragon's Den"   [13+] by Dragyn




The Blog-On Birthday Bonanza!


All month long, bloggers will celebrate WDC, each other, and the entire blogging community with extra prizes, a community raffle, and prompts chosen by YOU! Here are the basics:


Birthday Treat #1 - Prompts

This month, all prompts for the first week (September 1-7) will be directly related to Writing.Com. Expect trivia, lore, history, scavenger hunts, and more! In addition, all prompts for the second through fourth week (September 8-30) will be written by YOU! Expect prompts dug from the depths of the Challenge War Chest and others submitted through this survey: "Submit Your Blogging Prompts Here! Each prompt you submit earns you one ticket in the "Blog-On Bonanza Raffle! (See Birthday Treat #3 below)

Birthday Treat #2 - Blogger's Choice Award

At the end of the month, all normal 30DBC prizes will still be awarded at the discretion of the judges, but now YOU have the opportunity to vote for another blogger to win the "Blogger's Choice" Award. Look out for more details on this near the end of the competition.

Birthday Treat #3 - Blog-On Bonanza Raffle!

Head over to "Blog-On Bonanza Raffle to claim your raffle tickets! There are three ways to earn tickets:
1. Purchase a ticket for 1000 GPs
2. Write a constructive comment on a blog entry of your choice and post a link to the blog entry you commented on ( {entry:######} ) in a post in the raffle forum for verification. One comment = one ticket. No limit.
3. Submit a prompt for the 30 Day Blogging Challenge here: "Submit Your Blogging Prompts Here! One prompt = one ticket. No limit.

Four winners will be chosen by random draw and the remaining GPs will help fund the 30DBC prizes in future rounds.

 
SURVEY
Submit Your Blogging Prompts Here!  (ASR)
Have a great prompt you want to see in the 30DBC? Submit it here!
#2199153 by Emily

 
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Blog-On Bonanza Raffle  (E)
Earn raffle tickets with comments and prompts - proceeds benefit the 30DBC
#2199154 by Emily



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*Pointright* Thank you and good luck! *Pointleft*


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