[CQ-Contest] POISSON D'AVRIL CONTEST IMPORTANT UPDATE
john.merrill at icloud.com
Fri Apr 1 16:18:41 EDT 2022
I just sent in $10000 to match Tim!
> On Apr 1, 2022, at 9:00 AM, cq-contest-request at contesting.com wrote:
> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 17:28:22 +0000
> From: Doug Grant <dougk1dg at gmail.com <mailto:dougk1dg at gmail.com>>
> To: CQ Contest <cq-contest at contesting.com <mailto:cq-contest at contesting.com>>
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] POISSON D'AVRIL CONTEST IMPORTANT UPDATE
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> As I posted the other day, this year's Poisson d'Avril Contest has
> different rules and entry categories than previous years. Please read all
> of this message - there is a very important notice near the end.
> 1. The Official contest period is 1 April 2022 0000z to 1 April 2022 2359z.
> Several people have sent their entries ahead of the contest period, and we
> have accepted them because, well...this is a fundraiser. In case you missed
> it, well-known contester Carsten Dauer, DM9EE, has been personally
> organizing collection and delivery of needed materials to Ukraine. This
> project is supporting his activities.
> 2. There are three entry categories this year:
> Category 25: All entrants making a donation of $25 will be declared winners
> and receive a personalized certificate on standard 4.5" x 4.5" 2-ply
> Charmin stock, suitable for framing or flushing.
> Category 100: All entrants making a donation of $100 or more will be
> declared winners and receive a full 250-sheet roll of "certificates".
> Check log: perennial winner K1DG will be automatically placed in this
> category. He has enough certificates.
> The Poisson d'Avril Committee will cover the cost of mailing the prizes.
> 100% of all funds received will be forwarded to DM9EE.
> 3. Donations should be sent via PayPal on April 1 to dougk1dg at gmail.com <mailto:dougk1dg at gmail.com>. A
> full list of donor/winners will be posted on 3 April. If you don't use
> PayPal, mail a check to K1DG's address in QRZ.COM <http://qrz.com/>. Let me know via email
> that it is coming.
> 4. THIS IS THE BIG NEWS!
> TIM DUFFY, K3LR, HAS OFFERED TO MATCH ALL DONATIONS UP TO A TOTAL MATCH OF
> $10,000! THANK YOU TIM!!!!
> Now log in to PayPal and send in your entry!
> Doug K1DG
> p.s. K1DG has won the Pd'A every year before this except 2014, where First
> Prize was won by W1MD and K1QX for having the highest bid in the auction
> (which benefited WRTC2014). MD and QX have both stepped up already this
> year and entered Category 100, making them the only repeat Pd'A winners
> beside K1DG. Strong work, men!
> p.p.s. If you are confused about this whole Poisson d'Avril thing, try
> this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Fools%27_Day#April_fish <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Fools%27_Day#April_fish>
> and then this:
> webs.poissondavril.com <http://webs.poissondavril.com/>
> and be aware that my birthday is April 1. Really. Explains a lot, right?
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