SciCast Recruitment Announcement

SciCast is running a new special! For four weeks, you can win prizes on some days of the week:

  • On Tuesdays, win a $25 Amazon gift card with activity.
  • On Wednesdays, win an activity badge for your profile.
  • On Thursdays, win a $25 Amazon gift card with accurate forecasting.
  • On Fridays, win an accuracy badge for your profile.

On each activity prize day, up to 80 valid forecasts and comments made that day will be randomly selected to win. On each accuracy prize day, your chance of winning any of 80 prizes is proportional to your forecasting accuracy.*

Be sure to use SciCast from July 22 to August 15!

*limit of $575 in winnings per person

Official Rules

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Gift Card Lotteries – Official Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The SciCast College Bowl Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by SciCast (the “Sponsor”), having an address of:

George Mason University
C4I Center
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22030.


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College Bowl Leaderboards June 17

CollegeBowl

Here are this week’s scores for the individuals with highest points. Scores are the actual gains on College Bowl questions that have already closed during the contest. Updated 6/17/14.

Individuals

User Name Score Team
ted 3015 Stanford University
sflicht 1982 Harvard University
ctwardy* 1118 George Mason University
jkominek 570 University of Colorado
dvasya 451 George Mason University
benthinkin 430 Providence College
bw 290 Stanford University
Question Mark* 254 Duke University
Hotshot 226 University of California, Berkeley
yuan10 180 University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
dvasya 150 George Mason University
Geoff 148 Oregon State University
peaigr 127 Stanford University
rrich 126 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
HAL9000 115 University of California Berkeley
MerrySeeker 109 California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech)
Beth81 106 George Mason University
witless 51 Stanford University
saurabh_02 50 Texas A&M University
scotchval 49 Duke University

*Not eligible to win.

Team Leaderboard

NOTE: Here are the top 20 Colleges represented in the College Bowl. So far, none have reached 50 participants. Don’t wait! Recruit some teammates today and win BIG! Reach out to your alumni groups and personal networks.

George Mason University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Duke University
Stanford University
University of California, Berkeley
California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech)
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Florida State University
Marquette University
Northwestern University
Yale University
Dartmouth College
Michigan State University
Oregon State University
Penn State University
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
University of Texas (Austin)
University of Wisconsin

Learn more about the College Bowl & participate!

Want to Win an Amazon Gift Card? These SciCast Forecasters Did!

Fortune Friday Amazon Gift Card Winners on 6/6/14

Congratulations, winners! The following SciCast forecasters won Fortune Friday Amazon gift cards! Learn more.

Winners, please let us know your Twitter handle if you have one, and we’ll tweet to you directly when you win. Be sure to share your news with friends!

Miku
Disinterest
benthinkin
dilettante
bw
dvasya
Salemicus
william.quixote
scicast33
Numberwang
SandyC
averagefruit
spaf
BK8324
poopstix
ejh444
arjunr
seachelle53
MarketwannaBE
Geoff
pigmoose

Badge Wednesday Winners this Week!

Badge Winners 6/4/14

Congratulations, winners! The following SciCast forecasters won badge merit points. Learn more.

Winners, please let us know your Twitter handle if you have one, and we’ll tweet to you directly when you win. Be sure to share your news with friends!

DouglasM
benthinkin
dilettante
william.quixote
sflicht
Dlurker
PrieurDeLaCoteD’Or
kristin_segura
danutile
giedriusbl
rmo
ted
TheOnePercent
CVGBs
jkominek
Disinterest

Yesterday’s Super Tuesday Amazon Gift Card & Badge Merit Points Winners Announced!

Winners 6/3/14

Congratulations, winners! The following SciCast forecasters won both a $25 Amazon Gift Card and badge merit points. Learn more.

Winners, please let us know your Twitter handle if you have one, and we’ll tweet to you directly when you win. Be sure to share your news with friends!

Numberwang
dilettante
ejh444
Salemicus
william.quixote
sflicht
joeteicher
jackyamashita
poopstix
PrieurDeLaCoteD’Or
bw
KRH
UnpleasantFacts
arjunr
breebristow
pigmoose
jkominek
Disinterest

Fortune Friday Amazon Gift Card Winners

Winners 5/30/14

Congratulations, winners! The following SciCast forecasters won Fortune Friday Amazon gift cards! Learn more.

Winners, please let us know your Twitter handle if you have one, and we’ll tweet to you directly when you win. Be sure to share your news with friends!

william.quixote
Disinterest
joeteicher
dilettante
bw
MemberFDIC
pigmoose
seachelle53
sflicht
dvasya
astrojacq
chumunculus
PrieurDeLaCoteD’Or
Salemicus
scicast33
spqr0a1
kgcrowther
ivanferraz
spaf
jackyamashita
poopstix