Can you do better than everyone else at forecasting the winners of this year's Oscars?
Then make your predictions at Gold Derby right now, come back and change them as often as you like before Oscar night and then log back in after the big show on March 2 and see if you top our leaderboard.
The winner gets one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and bragging rights for a year.
To get started, log in here using your Facebook account or by registering for a Gold Derby account.
Then go to your predictions page here or else click on "Predictions" at the right hand side of the menu bar on the top of every page:
Once you've landed on "My Predictions" page, click the award show you want to predict:
Notice how the award shows that you have yet to predict are in blue and the ones you have done already are in green.
After you click "Oscars 2013," scroll down the page to the category boxes.
Press "Click here" within the box for Best Picture, for example, and a new box will pop up for you to make your predictions in that race.
One by one, grab the nominees from the left column and drag them to the right column, arranging them by likelihood of winning.
Once you've done that, place your bet using the drop-down meun in the top left corner. You can choose to wager 100, 200 or 500 points. If you are right, that wager will pay off as per the racetrack odds for that nominee.
Then click "Save Predictions" and move on to the other 23 categories. You can change your predix as often as you like until two hours before the Oscars begin at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT on March 2.
Score the highest percentage AND get the highest point score and you win $1,000 and earn a place on our Leaderboard of Champions.
Last year, six of our Users scored 92% but emily won because she had the highest points score as she had made strategic use of her two Big Bets of 200 points and one Super Bet of 500 points.
Win $100 predicting:
Emmys, MTV Movie Awards,
ACMs & Daytime Emmys
Read more about entry and rules here. Make your initial predictions now. Change them later as often as you wish up until the nominations or winners are announced.
Below, meet our past winners of recent award prediction contests.
Oscar Nominations: New York state resident Tim Kressner (gufa54) won $1,000 for reaping the highest percentage (78%) when predicting Academy Award noms. Watch our video chat with him here and learn his strategy for making picks. See the leaderboard here. See Kressner's predix here.
Golden Globes (Film): Mario Gomez, a med studen in Mexico, won our contest with the highest percentage of correct picks (86%) and highest point score (2,693). See our video chat with him here. Two other contestants also scored 86%: lulo1989 and eastwest. Tom O'Neil reaped best Experts' score. David Schnelwar had top score among our Editors. See the leaderboard here to see if you made the top tier.
Critics Choice Nominations: Bryce H scored an impressive 83% when sizing up 20 categories. That was one percentage point ahead of our smartest Editor, Daniel Montgomery. Our top Expert was also one of our Editors, Paul Sheehan, who reaped 74%. To see how you performed, check out our leaderboard plus the score section of your account page.
Golden Globe (Film) Nominations: Jonathan was our top User, reaping a staggering 86% when forecasting the lineup of 10 categories. That put him six percentage points ahead of our best Expert -- Scott Mantz (Access Hollywood) -- and eight ahead of our leading Editor, Daniel Montogomery. Did you made the cut on the leaderboard score breakdown?
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award Winners: Christian aced all rivals, scoring 82%. That was almost 20 percentage points ahead of our top Expert (Edward Douglas of ComingSoon ) and Editor (Matt Noble), both of whom earned scores of 64%. Christian foresaw that surprise screenplay win for "Before Midnight." See leaderboard.