Challenge yourself to go for the gold in your family tree research by participating in the Summer 2008 Genea-Blogger Group Games.
The Games, sponsored by bloggers at AnceStories
and elsewhere, are open to members of the Facebook Genea-Blogger Group
(which you can sign up for after becoming a member of Facebook
No shotput-hurling or pole-vaulting here. The five events in the Genea-Blogger Games include citing sources, backing up data, organizing your research, writing about your family history and performing acts of genealogical kindness.
You’ll keep track of your own points and record your progress on your blog. Win enough points, and you’ll receive a medal to display there.
Competitors must register by 3 pm PDT Aug. 7, and the Games are on Aug. 9-23. See the AnceStories blog for registration instructions, detailed descriptions of each event and scorekeeping guidelines
Now’s the time for all that genealogy training to pay off—let the games begin!