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Contact Menu - Contest Organizer Instructions

Contest Organizer Instructions

Thank you for signing up as a Caribou Contests Contact! As a Contact you have taken the initiative to coordinate your student(s) participation in our contests. We look forward to collaborating with you.

If you have not registered as a Caribou Contact and you would like to, click here to register as a Caribou Contact for free.

Please read this page's contents to learn the basics of being a Contact and making sure contests run smoothly. For any additional questions please try the FAQ / Help page.

Your Caribou Contact Account

When you are a Caribou Contact account, you have everything you need to run Caribou Contests for your students independently.

Upon signing in to your Caribou Contact account, you reach the Contact Homepage with groups of icons that link to documents, tools, and pages. When signed in, the most important of these links can be accessed from the topbar menu under "Contacts" for quick navigation.

What follows is a description of the links on your Contact Homepage (click to view details).

Show Instructions
Show Support Links
Show Contest Day Tools
Show My Students and Access Codes
Show Account Settings

Contest Rules

For information about Contest Rules and what constitutes unfair participation, please look at the Contest Rules page.

If you have questions about the rules that are not answered on that page, please Contact Us.

Before Contest Day

To minimize confusion and stress on Contest Day, you can prepare by doing the following (click to view details).

You can also go through the Contest Checklist to see if you are ready to run the contest.

Show Keep your school's and your contact information up-to-date
Show Register your School's IP Address
Show Get Access Codes
Show Verify your Access Codes are Valid for the next contest
Show Purchase Individual Access Codes/ School Wide Contest Access
Show Assign Access Codes (Optional)
Show Prepare Contest Location/Equipment
Show Prepare a backup plan
Show Notify students about upcoming contests
Show Encourage students to prepare (Optional)

Contest Day

Important, please read:

Show Problems on Contest Day
Show Running the Contest

1. The second link on Contact Homepage, available in multiple languages.