Dukascopy Social Trading Contest is a monthly competition held on dedicated DEMO accounts between Dukascopy Community members. This is the contest for those who want to experience signal trading and are willing use the best traders to help them make profit.
To be eligible for the prize, one has to register to Social Trading Contest and subscribe for at least 10 active Signal Providers during contest month.
In case a participant subscribed to less than 10 active signal providers, Dukascopy has the right to penalize that participant by 5% for each missing provider. E.g. if you gain 100,000, but subscribed to 8 active signal providers, the amount used for ranking may be reduced to 90,000.
The contest objective is to determine the most efficient signal portfolio manager in the Dukascopy Community.
The contest is open to anyone over the age of 18; prizes will be credited to participants eligible for LIVE account opening with Dukascopy.
The yearly prize fund is 60,000 USD. Prizes are awarded in form of deposits to LIVE accounts with Dukascopy. Results are announced every month. Winners are rewarded as follows:
Every month 20 winners are determined according to the "Contest standings" table. The position in the table is determined by the profitability of the signal portfolio of a participant. The bigger the gain is, the higher the position. Please note that only orders opened by signal are taken into account.
Prizes are credited to the Participant's trading sub-account not linked to any Business Introducer in the name of Participant with Dukascopy.
If Participant does not have a live account with Dukascopy, then he/she should proceed to the live account opening procedure in a regular way. If Participant does not comply with live account opening requirements, Dukascopy reserves the right to cancel the cash prize.
If a Participant already has a Live account but has not yet any open sub-account, Dukascopy opens a sub-account in the Participant’s reference currency and credits the prize(s) on this sub-account.
LIVE accounts which are credited with prize money are considered LIVE Prize accounts. LIVE Prize accounts can be credited only with cash prize money. Clients are not allowed crediting their own funds on this type of account.
Save contrary and valid preliminary written instruction of the Participant, Dukascopy converts the prize(s) into the currency of the sub-account on which the prize(s) shall be credited in application of the present rules. Such conversion is subject to fees as per the fee schedule posted on Dukascopy’s website.
The contest winners may withdraw their cash prizes and the profits generated from their cash prizes on their respective sub-accounts after meeting the minimum turnover requirement. The minimum turnover requirement constitutes 2.5 million USD for every 100 USD won in the contest.
For example, if you won 1,000$, you have to trade at least 25 million USD before you can withdraw the prize and the profits generated from that cash prize.
Participants are allowed to withdraw funds in full only when there are no blocked prizes on the account. Profit can only be withdrawn when there are no blocked prizes on the account.
If there are both blocked and unblocked prizes:
1. Participants acknowledge and agree to make efforts to respect the principles of Fair Play.
2. Participants must refrain from any dishonest and unfair conduct even if these activities are not fully described within the framework of the Contest rules.
We expect participants to be reasonable with what they post. The "Code of conduct" shall not be violated. Dukascopy reserves the right to disqualify a Participant, to change the Contest rules, requirements and awards, without prior notice and at any time and at its sole discretion.
Please avoid the following topics in the Dukascopy Community:
Note that Dukascopy does not take any responsibility whatsoever for participants violating the intellectual property laws. The contestants that do not respect copyright might be banned from the Dukascopy Community forever.
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