Basic Rules

  • Teachers must register for their students to play LiteracyPlanet Word Mania 2017.
  • Teachers must read and accept the Terms and Conditions to enter.
  • The competition is by year level, and to participate students must be in one of Years 1 to 9 at the time of registration.
  • Teachers and students should make sure that students are registered under their correct year level.
  • To generate scores for their school students must play using a school linked login.
  • For each game completed students will receive a total score for all valid words created from 15 letters in three minutes. Points are awarded for each valid word created based on the length and complexity of each word.
  • Students should keep their login details and passwords private, and be the only person to play in the competition using their login.
  • Students are expected to use their own skill and ability in the competition. The program may detect anomalies in assisted game scores, and this may cause the player to be disqualified.
  • Students can practise Word Mania from June 2 until the first competition round opens. Scores will not be visible but games played will determine school positions on participation and skill leaderboards.
  • Leaderboards will be reset when the competition rounds open on July 31, 2017. During the competition round school scores will be visible.
  • Competition rounds close on August 11, 2017.
  • Regional winners (the highest scoring school in each region for each year level) will be eligible to compete in the final round.
  • Finalists will be advised on Monday, August 14, 2017, and invited to participate in the Final round from August 16-18, 2017.
  • Final winners and runners-up will be announced on August 23, 2017.
  • Word Mania 2017 is a competition for schools. Home customers of LiteracyPlanet can play Word Mania for free by using their LiteracyPlanet logins, but will not be eligible for prizes. Home customers are encouraged to get their school involved.
  • For further information refer to the terms & conditions..

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