We're excited to launch the Top Teacher Back to School Publishing Sprint, which will run from August 17th through October 9th, 2022.
Not everyone is literally heading back to school right now, but this time of year does seem to capture a feeling, a sort of atmosphere of productivity, planning, and getting serious about learning again. This publishing challenge is designed to get you, our Top Teachers, into a creative mode of class production, which will empower your students in this season!
Here's how it will work:
- Publish a new class anytime between August 17th and October 9th (11:59pm ET) to qualify for one of our grand prizes.
- We’ll be giving away 7 prizes each of $750 plus a guaranteed marketing feature for top-quality, and 3 prizes each of $250 for the best short-form classes (10-30minutes long) — this is to inspire quick production and get y’all publishing again. (Psst: short-form classes published during the challenge ALSO qualify for the other grand prizes — double the chances, yay!)
- In addition to the grand prizes, we’ll be giving out $50 bonuses throughout the challenge to those who share constructively about their process in the Slack #planning-and-production channel and show support to their fellow Top Teachers.
- We will announce prizes during the weekly Slack conversation hour, starting August 31st. So for example, if you publish between August 17th and 31st, you’ll be considered for that first round of prizes!
TERMS & CONDITIONS
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this contest. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. By submitting an entry to the Top Teacher Back to School Publishing Sprint on Skillshare, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Skillshare, Inc., and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements.
HOW TO ENTER
To enter the contest, you may publish a new class and/or engage in the Top Teachers Slack community during the period 12:01am EST on August 17th, 2022, through 11:59pm EST on October 9th, 2022. All participants who, during the aforementioned period: 1. publish a new class that meets our guidelines, 2. share constructively about their class production process in the Top Teachers Slack #planning-and-production channel, 3. provide at least 1 constructive comment or piece of feedback on a fellow Top Teacher’s post in the Slack #class-planning-and-production channel will be successfully entered into the contest.
All entrants who publish a new Skillshare class that adheres to our guidelines by 11:59pm EST on October 9th, 2022, will be considered for one (1) of seven (7) $750 cash awards to be added to their next monthly payment. All entrants who publish a new Skillshare class that is under thirty (30) minutes long and otherwise adheres to our guidelines by 11:59pm EST on October 9th, 2022, will be considered for one (1) of three (3) $250 cash awards to be added to their next monthly payment. All entrants who, during the period 12:01am EST on August 17th, 2022, through 11:59pm EST on October 9th, 2022: share constructively about their class production process in the Top Teachers Slack #planning-and-production channel, and/or provide at least 1 constructive comment or piece of feedback on a fellow teacher’s post in the Top Teachers Slack #planning-and-production channel will be considered for one (1) of ten (10) $50 bonuses to be added to their next monthly payment.
No substitutions are permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable except to a surviving spouse. Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local sales and income taxes. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner. Entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Limit: two prizes per household. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received during the Contest Entry Period.
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