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(Requires Windows Media 10 Series Player)

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To submit your skins:
1. Click on this link and complete all fields:
http://skinschallenge.fasttrackteam.com/
2. Send an email to skinschallenge@hotmail.com with the first name, last name, and email addresses of each team member.

Note: If you make changes to your skin after submission, re-submit using the same form. Only the most recent skin version will be judged.

Middle School & High School Rules - Deadline: April 30, 2007

  • Maximum team size - 3
  • All team members must be enrolled in either middle school or high school.
  • Each team must have an adult sponsor.
  • Teams may submit multiple skins. (Only 1 winning skin per team.)
  • Students may be a member of multiple teams.
  • Artwork must be original. (i.e. no celebrity images, sports logos, or company trademarks!)

Collegiate Rules - (Past Deadline: March 27, 2007)

  • Maximum team size - 3
  • All team members must be enrolled at a NSBE Chapter university/college during the winter/spring 2007 semester. Students from any major may participate.
  • At least 1 student on the team must be a NSBE member.
  • Teams may submit multiple skins. (Only 1 winning skin per team.)
  • Students may be a member of multiple teams.
  • Artwork must be original. (i.e. no celebrity images, sports logos, or company trademarks!)

 

Judging Criteria

  • Artistry - 30%
    • Visual appeal (2D vs. 3D, color/contrast, craftsmanship, compelling design, player functionality with design, design consistency)
  • Skin features - 25%
    • Progress bar, volume, equalizer, video screen, playlist, visualizations, sound effects, close/minimize/full mode, animations, subviews, etc.
  • Technical innovation - 25%
    • XML and JScript sophistication, Windows Media 9 or 10 series features.
  • User friendliness - 10%
  • Theme adherence - 10%