Win $1,000 predicting Oscar nominations at Gold Derby
At Gold Derby you now earn more than bragging rights when you score the best predictions. Win $1,000 for nailing the next Oscar nominations and $100 Amazon gift certificates for correctly predicting other award competitions, including Golden Globes, Grammys and film critics' awards. Read our Official Contest Rules.
Make your first set of predictions now. Change them as often as you wish. Here's what to do.
STEP THREE: Click the blue "Manage Predictions" button in your profile area.
STEP FOUR: Click "Add Predictions" to begin making your award forecasts.
STEP FIVE: You'll be taken to a new page. Use the drop-down menu to decide which awards to predict, then click "Choose"
STEP SIX: Pick a category to predict and click on blue "Click Here" link.
STEP SEVEN: A pop-up box will apear. Grab your choices from the left column, drag them over to the right column and arrange contenders by likelihood of winning. Notice that you can easily move the contenders up and down in the right column.
STEP EIGHT: Wager points. Every category is worth 100 points -- with three exceptions. You get three Super Bets: one for 500 points and two for 200 points. Decide your bet in the drop-down menu located in top left corner of the category pop-up boxes.
STEP NINE: Always remember to click "Save Predictions" button, then move on to decide another category.
STEP 10: Go back to "Manage Predictions" button and check off the predictions you'd like to be seen publicly.
Save your predictions and check back with Gold Derby after the awards show to see if you've reaped the most game points. Here are our leaderboards.
BELOW: A brief and simple guide to how Gold Derby works -- including how you can post your award predictions and compete against the experts.
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