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Competition: Expert4 start 2013 ($5000 Cash Prizes)

Competition rules
*Participant can enter as many trading accounts as they wish
*Participants can enter at any time before the close of the competition
*Participant must register their details at http://expert4x.com/expert4x-2000-forex-trading-contest-participation-details/
*Follow the participation process on http://expert4x.com/how-to-join-the-expert4x-forex-trading-competition/
*Expert4x has the right to reduce the prizes should the number of entries be below 400. 
*Winners do do have to have trading accounts that exceed a gain of 1500 pips over the 3  months of the competition
*Please note that this competition is based on pips generated. Please make sure that your detailed results and transactions are publically visible and your pip production can be seen - if this is not possible you will be disqualified.
* Expert4x reserves the right to group simular transactions that have been entered into in a short period of time (to multiply the pip production) as 1 transaction. So multiple transactions enterred into in a very short period of time (eg 20 in an hour or so) or using highly correlated currencies will be grouped as 1 transaction and the pips will be reduced accordingly for the competition purposes.
* Trading will need to occur evenly over the period of the contest.
* The purpose of this competition is to encourage trading techniques that are reliable and sustainable over a long period time of time. If trading appears to be unnatural,not sustainable as a trading technique using the above standards Expert4x reserves the right to disqualify the participant.   

To take part in the competition, you need to publish your trading account to FX Blue Live. Winners may be required to give the competition organiser a read-only password for their trading account in order to verify the results.

The organiser has set the following rules for the competition:

  • The competition is open to both live and demo accounts.
  • Competitors are not allowed to have open positions when the competition starts. The first time your results are published to FX Blue Live after the competition starts, there must be no open positions.
  • Performance is measured from the first equity figure published by your trading software after the competition starts to the last equity figure published before the competition ends.
  • Any deposits during the competition are treated as though they happened at the start of the competition. Your performance will be affected if you make deposits towards the end of a competition.
  • Competitors must publish from the same broker account throughout the competition.
  • The competition is scheduled to run from Sun, 3 Feb 2013 03:00 GMT to Sat, 4 May 2013 04:00 GMT. However, the organiser may start or stop the competition early or late at their discretion.
  • MetaTrader 4 users must publish their results using the FX Blue Publisher EA or account sync. You cannot use MT4's built-in FTP publishing.

All inquiries, disputes, appeals, questions, petitions, and problems will be evaluated by the competition organiser and final decisions will be considered binding and satisfactory.

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