April Fools “Day” Challenge


Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day and instead of celebrating just one day we will have a week of Challenges*. And to buck tradition, we promise – no pranks.

April 1-2: Pick your project

April 3-4: Featured Projects

April 5-6: Projects above 50% complete

April 7-8: Projects below 50% complete

Happy indexing!

 

*Terms and Conditions: The Project of the Day Challenges (each a “Challenge”) are administered by Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 360 West 4800 North, Provo, Utah 84604, USA (“Ancestry”). The Challenges are open to contributors resident in USA, UK, Canada and Australia, aged 18 or over, except employees or agents of Ancestry or its group companies. Each Challenge begins at 00:01 MST and ends at 23:59 MST on the relevant day.  A prize will be awarded to: (1) the contributor who keys the most entries, and (2) the contributor who arbitrates or reviews the most entries, during the period of the Challenge.  The prizes will consist of either (i) a copy of  FTM, (ii) a 3 month Ancestry membership, or (iii) a DNA test. The prizes cannot be exchanged for money. Contributors may win one prize only. The winners will be notified by e-mail after the end of each Challenge.  If a prize winner cannot be contacted within two weeks of being notified, Ancestry reserves the right to award the prize to an alternate winner. Ancestry’s decision is final and binding. No cash alternatives to the prizes will be offered, and the prizes are not transferable. You agree to Ancestry making the name and state of winners available on request.  For details of the winners, email worldarchivesproject@ancestry.com.

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