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Award Sites 150x50
Award Sites 150x20
Award Sites! started spring 1997
TPC Award Program Closed November 17, 2005

Awards Awards 132x72
Awards Awards started Oct 1997

TOP TEN Awarded site
Top Ten Awarded Sites started Oct 1997

United Award Givers 4 150x43
UAG started Mar 2001 CLOSED

Webs Awards Rating Level       10 Supreme since 1/13/2003 new logo 150x50 Kingdom of Internet Duke   of Awards since 5/7/2001 new logo 70x50
WebsAwards started Apr 2001, closed May 2004 (see below)

International German Top Awards 3*** Quality instead of quantity 137x70 german-top-awards.de closed
GTA started before May 2001 CLOSED

Retsof Award Index 150x42
Retsof Award Index started Jun 2001

Area51 Awards Reference Source 200x40 Web Awards Reference Source started before Sep 2001 CLOSED

World's Creme of Awards 5 160x50
Hyakinthos Award Index started before Oct 2001 DOWN May 2004

Euro Award Index 115x161
Euro Award Index started Jan 2002, rerate pending May 2004

Eutoda Site Awards - Member=NA#058 200 days 150x50
EUTODA Award Index started Jan 2002 CLOSED Apr 2004 replaced by AFA

Chimaera @wards Index 150x100
Chimaera started before Feb 2002 CLOSED

UWSAG 3+ Member 150x60
UWSAG started Mar 2002

www.copacabanarunners.net Portuguese Web Awards List
Awards for Sites in Portuguese started before May 2002 CLOSED

ARC Level 2 105x45
ARC-A List started before Jun 2002 CLOSED

WebsAwards Site Inspector since 9/2/2002 125x100
WebsAwards Site Inspector since Sep 2002, Websawards down May 2004 for rerating

Treasures of the Web Award List 150x50
TOTW started 2002, CLOSED 2005

Age 40+ Award Giver - Circus World list 80x110
Circus World Age 40+ Award Giver started before 2003

Olymp Award Index 5.0 140x84
OAI started before Mar 2003

Outland Award Listing, Wm C Gowacki 212x36
Outland started Mar 2003, CLOSED

Palion Award Index 4 since Aug 17 2003 185x137
PAI started before Jun 2003

Astral Awards Peer since 9/7/2002 145x145
Astral Awards Peer started Jul 2003

Awards Cartel 150x50
Awards Cartel started summer 2003

Hit List 101x33
TLTC Hit List started before Sep 2003 CLOSED

CQD Hit List 88x31
CQD Hit List started before Sep 2003 CLOSED

R.D.'s Award Listing since 10/26/03 150x80
R.D.'s Award Listing started Oct 2003

Awards Hot List 150x50
Awards Hot List started before Nov 2003 CLOSED

Bandit Award Index 166x60
Bandit A.P. Listing started before Jan 2004, CLOSED 2005

I.W.A.R.A. 5 140x95
I.W.A.R.A. started Spring 2004, removed Feb 2005

new WebsAwards.org May 2004 120x60
new WebsAwards.org started May 2004

Euro Award Index 3 107x150
Euro Award Index rerated June 2004, relaunched Spring 2005
PURPOSE: The Texas Precancel Club Award of Excellence recognizes dissemination of content that is viewable with a high degree of browser compatibility on minimal computer systems. 20% of users have some sort of disability, and need text equivalent links. Does the site do what it is supposed to do, and bring something to the widest possible audience easily? Gee-Whiz technology doesn't help much if 90% of the world can't use it or doesn't want to wait.

CRITERIA: I am looking for something of at least the 70th percentile (sites with heart) and am awarding general excellence. I am judging to a standard of the top 30% of all sites, not the top 30% of the sites submitted.

AWARD LOGO: The original TPC Logo was commissioned by Thomas Crichton IV. The award was designed by MSgt. George P. Crofton, USAF Ret. See the history page for its evolution.

SCORING:
Navigation: Are menus easily accessible? Can I do something on your pages without having to use the back key? Can you follow a path through the site without getting stuck? I should not have to hack your site by entering pieces/parts of your URL to view other pages. There should be more than a few pages, to make the navigation interesting.

Design: Most Standard designs are acceptable, but I would like to see some thought put into it. Custom graphics is not required, but would give your site uniqueness and will be reflected in the scoring. Everything Centered text is tough to read unless you are submitting poetry or a formal menu.

Content: The whole point of a website is to say something. Have you shown some knowledge about your subject and added something useful to the Web? Have you accomplished the site's objective? Is the site interesting and worth coming back to? Portal sites with minimal or no content and only links to, or banners from other sites will not score enough points to win an award.

Please see detailed scoring page.
Texas Precancel Club Gold Award of Excellence
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Texas Precancel Club Silver Award of Excellence
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Texas Precancel Club bronze Award of Excellence
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Texas Precancel Club merit Award of Excellence
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Screen shots of Texas Precancel Club award program provided by Euro Award Index
Awarded Level:
Gold = 96-100 points (5 point range): AS Halls: 1.0 point at 3.5 rating level

Silver=90-95 points (6 point range): AS Halls: 0.5 point at 3.5 rating level

Bronze=82-89 points (8 point range): AS Halls: 0.33 point at 3.5 rating level

Merit=70-81 points (12 point range): AS Halls: = 0.25 point at 3.5 rating level
There must not be any hateful, pornographic or X-rated content since this site is g-rated, and we do not want to link there ourselves. I will award foreign sites in Roman letter languages. I'm seeking presentation to an audience, which doesn't have to be in English.

You must be over 13 years of age to apply for this award, because of FTC C.O.P.P.A. regulations. NOTE: Overturned by U.S. Supreme Court by a 5 to 4 decision on June 29, 2004.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Your website HAS TO RUN ON A 486 / DOS / WIN3.11 / Netscape 4.02 computer. This machine IS Java and Flash enabled, but large amounts of it can present problems. Excessive animation will keep pages from loading. Long pages that go on and on and on and on will also tend to get excluded. This will encourage the development of websites with managable page sizes. Cursor changes and mouse trails can keep me from clicking on your buttons. I do not object to these things personally, but if they cause problems, or there are too many annoying factors, I can't review your site. I am not reviewing music content, since the award computer does not have a sound card. My other computers have volume controls. I will first check the site for load time on the aforementioned computer. Flash introductions will not be skipped. I will give any page (not just a splash page) 5 minutes to load. NOTE: FLASH PAGES LARGER THAN ABOUT 50K WILL PROBABLY BE DISQUALIFIED FOR RUNNING LONGER THAN THIS TIME. Limited page navigation with only a back or home means that one has to wait for the previous page to load again before going elsewhere. In these cases, I will use '5 minutes' as a sum of the two pages. If your site does not pass this test, then I need go no further, and really can not go further. My ISP disconnects after 5 minutes of inactivity.
A site that passes the preliminary qualification will also be checked on one of several faster machines with Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 for the general design/navigation/content appearance and browser compatability.

The award is 12k optimized, is 150x150 and will be inscribed with Award Sites rating, serial number and date. This award is currently rated 3.5 by Award Sites, 5.0 by Olymp Award Index, 4 by Palion Award Index, 5 by I.W.A.R.A, 3 diamonds by Euro Award Index and 1.0 by Websawards.org.

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