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ProZ.com translation contests offer a fun way to take a break from your normal routine while testing and honing your skills with fellow translators.


Current and previous contests

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Annual ProZ.com translation contest: "Celebrations"Finished
Entries2,839
Participants2,114
Language pairs222
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Exploring the desert: "The Doomed City"Finished
Entries79
Participants78
Language pairs18
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Sin telaraña en las pupilas: "Frases de Oliverio Girondo"Finished
Entries196
Participants136
Language pairs20
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Poetry with a tune: "Translation of Lyrics"Finished
Entries285
Participants263
Language pairs38
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11th ProZ.com translation contest: "Contemporary society"Finished
Entries820
Participants668
Language pairs93
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Mini-contest 2012: "Yogi Berra Quotes"Finished
Entries625
Participants593
Language pairs64
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9th ProZ.com Translation Contest: "Business"Finished
Entries1,163
Participants769
Language pairs141
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1st Annual ProZ.com Translation Contest: "Awakening"Finished
Entries933
Participants705
Language pairs120
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7th ProZ.com Translation Contest: "Sports"Finished
Entries526
Participants403
Language pairs107
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6th ProZ.com Translation Contest: "Relationships"Finished
Entries591
Participants451
Language pairs98
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5th ProZ.com Translation Contest: "Travel"Finished
Entries464
Participants358
Language pairs67
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Fourth ProZ.com Translation Contest: "Raising children"Finished
Entries518
Participants393
Language pairs82
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Third ProZ.com Translation ContestFinished
Entries230
Participants208
Language pairs49
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Second ProZ.com Translation Contest 2007Finished
Entries119
Participants95
Language pairs33
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First ProZ.com Translation Contest 2007Finished
Entries240
Participants186
Language pairs18



Recent discussion about ProZ.com translation contests

Translation contest: "Celebrations", congratulations to the first round of winners!Ther rest of language pairs

May I know what is the destiny for other language pairs? Since no votes are in, now, shall you just announce the winners or just cancel the contest? I think it is already more than 2 years without any decisive progress.
Mohd Hamzah
Mohd Hamzah
Malaysia
"The deadline for rating entries in this language pair has passed. Competition in this pair will..."Unfortunately, it was a real, real bad joke!

And all the efforts to keep things moving have been fruitless!

http://www.proz.com/forum/prozcom_translation_contests/277633-translation_contest_celebrations_congratulations_to_the_first_round_of_winners.html
"The deadline for rating entries in this language pair has passed. Competition in this pair will..."There are many pairs in the same situation...

The last competition was just a bad joke!
"The deadline for rating entries in this language pair has passed. Competition in this pair will..."

The deadline for rating entries in this language pair has passed. Competition in this pair will soon move into the finals round.
http://www.proz.com/translation-contests/pair/2197


Err... what does that mean? Is there anything we translators in that language pair can do to speed things up or help whoever is responsible for moving the pair into the finals round?





[Edited at 2016-05-10 14:00 GMT]
Samuel Murray
Samuel Murray
Netherlands
Translation contest: "Celebrations", congratulations to the first round of winners!This is deliberate!

Delaye wrote:

Any news? Many people spend their time on that contest.



They are too ashamed to answer. Too ashamed to admit they were/are not able to handle the bloody thing!




What members have said about ProZ.com translation contests

The contest was a good opportunity for us to polish and improve our work over and over again aiming for perfection.

Bravo again to ProZ.com for the opportunity it provides to so many translators to have fun, work hard and do things differently and in a different spirit.

I think everyone appreciates what you people are doing to improve the wonderful learning and exchange space these contests give us (which I think, it is all what they are about). Cheers!
mariana24
Uruguay




ProZ.com translation contests

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