LITEROTICA MONTHLY CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
- All stories submitted
must be the original work of the person submitting them, and the
author must have the legal right to submit the story to Literotica.
By submitting the story to the site and/or contest, you are simply
granting us the non-exclusive right to publish the story on Literotica.
You retain all copyrights to your work. Only stories which meet
all existing Literotica criteria are eligible for the contest.
- Every story in every category accepted for publication on Literotica
during the month will be eligible for that month’s contest. Stories
submitted during the month will not be eligible for any further
month’s contest. (i.e. A story submitted on April 14th
will be eligible to win the April contest, but will not be eligible
for the May contest.)
- Stories must receive at least 50 votes to be eligible.
- Votes for the month’s stories will be tallied on the
15th of the following month. (i.e. The voting on stories
submitted during April will be closed on May 15th.) Literotica
will determine the winners based on the voting score and number
of votes the story has accumulated from the first of the contest
month to the 15th of the following month.
- The three stories with the best votes during that time
will win prizes as follows – First Place: $100 cash prize; Second
Place: $75 cash prize; Third Place: $50 cash prize.
- Individuals are only eligible to win once in any 6-month
period. (i.e. If you win in January, you cannot win again until
- Winning stories will be posted on the Contest page of
Literotica within a short time of the end of the contest. Winners
will have 60 days from our posting of the results to contact Literotica
and claim their prizes. Any prizes not claimed within 60 days will
be forfeited by the winner and used by us for future contests.
- Authors of winning stories agree to grant Literotica.com the
non-exclusive right to display their story for a period of no less
than 24 months from the end date of the contest. This requirement
is simply here to make sure that award-winning stories stay on the
site for long enough for future readers to enjoy them. Authors retain
all copyrights to their stories - you are just agreeing to not remove
your story from the site for at least two years if you win.
- All prize monies will be paid in U.S. Dollars ($USD),
either by business check or cash, and sent via U.S. Mail. We will
be more than happy to send prizes outside of the U.S., but must
do so in U.S. funds to keep things manageable.
- Literotica reserves the right to disqualify without
notice or explanation any story in which any kind of cheating or
vote-tampering is suspected. We also reserve the right to change
the rules, cancel the contest, substitute prizes, or refuse to publish
any story for any or no reason. We are not responsible for stories
or votes that disappear because of hardware or software problems
or human error. We reserve the right to ban anyone from the contest
who we suspect is cheating in any way, including but not limited
to vote tampering and copyright infringement.
- If you have any questions regarding any of the above or anything
pertaining to our contests, feel free to email us at email@example.com.