If your site is using .info as its main domain then you could win up to $7500.
Afilias, the company that runs .info, is running a competition for .info website owners to celebrate excellence.
Further information and entry form is available on the awards site.
Here’s the official press release:
DUBLIN, IRELAND – October 7, 2009 – Today, Afilias announced the opening
of the 2009 .INFO Awards. The awards, first created in 2006, rewards the
best professionally created .INFO Web sites from around the world. .INFO
Site owners are able to submit their .INFO site for consideration until
11:59 p.m. on October 23, 2009.
Sites will be judged in two parts. First a panel of judges, to be
announced in mid-October, will create a shortlist of final contenders
based on select criteria. These criteria include: presentation of
content, functionality of the website, design, usability, and
originality. The shortlist of the top ten best sites will then be
published at www.info-award.info on November 2, 2009, at which point
members of the public will be allowed to cast their vote for their
favorite site. Public votes will be combined with judges scores to
determine the final top three winners.
Prizes for the awards include: US$7,500 for the first place winner,
US$5,000 for second place, and US$3,000 for third place. All winners
will be announced in November and will be notified directly via e-mail.
For more details or to submit your .INFO site for the 2009 .INFO Awards,
please see www.info-award.info.
.INFO was the first generic, unrestricted TLD to be launched since .com
and is the largest new TLD launched in over 25 years. Registrations in
.INFO first became available in 2001. Since then, .INFO has grown to
become the fourth largest gTLD in the world with over 5 million domain
names registered. Domains are currently available in ten
Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) scripts. A directory of great .INFO
sites is available at http://www.info.info/directory. For more
information on .INFO please visit www.info.info
Afilias is a global provider of Internet infrastructure services that
connect people to their data. Afilias’ reliable, secure, scalable, and
globally available technology supports a wide range of applications
including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS, and services
in the RFID and supply chain market with its Afilias Discovery Services.
For more information on Afilias please visit www.afilias.info.