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WikiCup report The WikiCup 2021
15th annual event closes with hundreds of articles improved
Wikicup report Lee Vilenski wins the 2020 WikiCup
Gog the Mild and The Rambling Man in second and third!
Wikicup 2017 WikiCup round 4 wrap-up
Ships, typhoons, birds, and more!
Wikicup WikiCup report
WikiCup winners: Winners of the tenth annual WikiCup competition announced and profiled
Wikicup That's it for WikiCup Round 2!
35 competitors move on to round 3
WikiCup report First round of the WikiCup finishes
Your detailed look at one of Wikipedia's largest contests.
News and notes Swedish Wikimedia chapter organizes simultaneous Wikidata contests
Swedish Wikimedia chapter organizes simultaneous Wikidata contests: This week has been a busy one for the Wikidata project, with nearly simultaneous Wikidata contests, both organized by Wikimedia Sweden, now underway.
Featured content The amorous android and the horsebreeder; WikiCup round two concludes
Seven articles, three lists, and ten pictures were promoted to "featured" status this week. The second round of the WikiCup has ended.
Op-ed Why the Core Contest matters
I continue to be excited about the Core Contest because I see it as a way of encouraging the expansion of broad articles that are typically neglected by our article improvement incentives.
WikiProject report GAN reviewers take note: competition time
A year and a week later, we're with some of the members of WikiProject Good Articles, who wanted to share the news of their upcoming contest within the project, the GA Cup. The aim of this friendly competition, which is held in the same light friendly manner of the WikiCup and the Core Contest, is to reduce the backlog of unreviewed articles at Good article nominations which has been a constant problem for quite a few years for those running the GA process.
Wikicup Wikicup's third round sees money, space, battleships and more
After an extremely close race, round three is over. 244 points secured a place in Round 4, which is comparable to previous years—321 was required in 2013, and 243 points in 2012.
WikiCup 2014 WikiCup enters round three
Round 3 of the 2014 WikiCup has just begun; 32 competitors remain.
Featured content Full speed ahead for the WikiCup
The WikiCup competition is ongoing, while six articles, three lists, and ten pictures were promoted to "featured" status of the English Wikipedia this week.
WikiProject report Special report: Contesting contests
Contests have existed almost as long as the English Wikipedia. Contestants have expanded hundreds of articles and made tens of thousands of edits. Although it may seem as though there aren't any negatives to contests, they have occasionally become a divisive topic on the English Wikipedia.
Op-ed WikiCup competition beginning a new year
At the very start of the new year, 2014's WikiCup—an annual competition which has been held on Wikipedia in various forms since 2007—began.
Featured content Wrestling with featured content
This year's WikiCup competition has finished, while three articles, five lists, and six pictures, were promoted to "featured" status on the English Wikipedia last week.
Featured content WikiCup update, and the gardens of Finland
The 2013 WikiCup competition is entering its final round. Eleven articles and nine pictures were promoted to "featured" status on the English Wikipedia this week.
Featured content WikiCup update: full speed ahead!
May sees the beginning of Round 3 of the 2013 WikiCup, with 33 of the original 127 competitors remaining. ... six articles, ten pictures, and two portals were promoted to "featured" status on the English Wikipedia this week.
News and notes Launch of annual picture competition, new grant scheme
On January 16, voting for the first round of the 2012 Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year contest will begin. Wikimedia editors with 75 edits or one project are eligible to vote to select their favorite image featured in 2012. ... On January 15, the foundation launched its latest grant scheme, called Individual Engagement Grants (IEG).
News and notes Wiki Loves Monuments announces 2012 winner
The global jury of Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM), the world’s largest photo contest, announced its results on 3 December.
Op-ed 2012 WikiCup comes to an end
J Milburn is a British editor who has been on the site since 2006. He is one of two judges of the WikiCup. Here, he uses an op-ed to explain the way the WikiCup works and to review this year's competition, which ended recently.
News and notes Core content competition in full swing; Wikinews fork taken offline
The Core Contest is a month-long competition among editors to improve Wikipedia's most important "core" articles—especially those that are in a relatively poor state. Core articles, such as Music, Computer, and Philosophy, tend to lie in the trunk of the tree of knowledge; by analogy, featured-and good-article processes generally attract more specialist topics out on the branches.
In the news The closed, unfriendly world of Wikipedia, fundraiser fun and games, and chemists vs pornstars
In the news Billionaire trying to sue Wikipedians; "Critical Point of View" book published; World Bank contest; brief news
In the news Good faith vs. bad faith, climate change, court citations, weirdest medieval fact, brief news
In the news Wikimedia moves into India, critical conference, Vandalism detection contest
In the news Government promotes Tamil Wikipedia, and more
Sister projects Milestones, Openings, and Wikinews contest
News and notes A Wikiversity controversy, Wikimedian-in-Residence, image donation, editing contest, WMF jobs
News and notes New Georgia Encyclopedia, BLPs, Ombudsmen, and more
News and notes Wikimania 2011, Flaggedrevs, Global sysops and more
News and notes Fundraiser ends, content contests, image donation, and more
News and notes Kiswahili contest, new advisory board members, Foundation-l and more
Article contest Durova wins 2009 WikiCup
WikiProject report New developments at the Military history WikiProject
Multilingual contests Embassies sponsor article-writing contests in three languages
News and notes License update, Commons cartoons, films milestone, and more
News and notes Wikimania, usability, picture contest, milestones
Dispatches Dispatches: Halloween Main Page contest generates new article content
Pic of the year Commons Picture of the Year contest in final round
News and notes News and notes: Fundraiser ends, $500,000 donation, milestones
News and notes News and notes: Election volunteers, admin contest, milestones
Contest winners Military history dominates writing contest
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Wikimania series Events: Contests, parties, and the local area
Wikimania series About Wikimania
News and notes News and Notes: Checkuser proposal, milestones
News and notes News and Notes: French contributor dies, milestones
Animation contest Contest held to produce history-animation tool
Writing contest International writing contest results announced
Template standardisation Template dispute leads to design contest
News and notes News and notes: Features and contests, new administrators
Writing contest International Wikipedia writing contest proposed


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