You are not able to confirm your account because you have not received email to confirm registration.
The Email to confirm your account is sent from a generic email address email@example.com. Please be sure to add this address to your contacts to ensure delivery of the password reset email. To resend the the confirmation email, simply try logging into the website, and the site will automatically resend the confirmation email.
The email to reset your password is sent from a generic email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to add this address to your contacts to ensure delivery of the password reset email.
If you are unsure of whether the submission period for this contest is still open, you may visit the ‘Welcome’ page of this contest. Towards the bottom of this page, you will see the Date/Times of this contest. These will dictate when the Submission Period(s)begin and end. The color key will also describe whether these periods are completed, current, or will take place in the future.
I can’t get past the Code Verification.
You can always refresh these words or have the words read to you by clicking on the options listed to the right if you are unable to read them.
Unfortunately we have no influence over the difficulty of the words that appear as they are randomly generated. It is there to protect the system as well as its users from outside sources collecting sensitive information.
I can’t upload my photo.
You should receive an email once your entry has been approved. It may take a few days for the administrators of this contest to approve all entries that have been received.
Still haven’t received your approval email? Don’t fret! Just fill out the form below including your entry information and we can help!
When can I vote?
If you are unsure of whether the voting period for this contest has opened, you should visit the ‘Welcome’ page of this contest. Towards the bottom of this page, you will see the Date/Times of this contest. These will dictate when the Submission Period(s) and Vote Period(s) will begin and end. The color key will also describe whether these periods are completed, current, or will take place in the future.
If you do not see a Voting Period listed at the bottom of the Welcome page, this may mean that the public will not vote for the winners of this contest. It may be helpful to visit the Official Rules to see how the winners of this contest will be chosen.
How do I vote?
If you have not already, you may need to first register for this contest. If so, you should see a ‘Registration’ tab for you to click on and enter your information. Registration is often required to hinder voting fraud.
Once you have registered, you may then vote for your favorite submission(s). To submit your vote, please first click on the ‘Vote’ tab. Here you will be able to view all of the eligible submissions. You may locate your favorite submission by viewing each entry in the slideshow:
Or you may search for your favorite submission by choosing the View Gallery option:
Once you have located your favorite submission, you may cast your vote by selecting the ‘Save Vote’ button listed beneath that submission:
Sorry you are having trouble! Here are some reasons you could possibly be receiving an error message:
Error Message: Your Password must have 8 characters.
Please be sure that the password being entered is 8 to 20 characters with no special characters (&%$@*) or spaces.
Error Message: That username is taken.
Please be sure that you are entering a unique public name. Your public name is like your username. If you make a comment or submission, this name will appear on the contest site. It can be made up or your real name. That is up to you. It must be unique though. No two users on this site can have the same public name.
Error Message: For the field labeled 'Email Address' a valid email address is required.
Our system is not recognizing your email address. Please be sure you have entered your email address correctly in both the Email Address and Re-enter Email Address fields.
Copyright © 2011 www.DesMoinesRegister.com. All rights reserved.
Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices