unsure about contest as I thought they helped your score

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I am really unsure about contest as I thought they helped your score. I won a contest with 800 "contestants" and received the judges award. This is the 4th Judges award I have received. My image score did not change by even 1 point. The photo's "image duels" also did not change by even 1 point. The image score was 714 when I entered the contest (I wrote it down to be make sure) and the number of duels was 173, the same before entering contest.

If the contests don't do anything to influence the photo's score what are they used for? Is it just a fun thing that doesn't count for anything? The contest cost 20-25 points to enter each photo so I am trying to figure out why I should or shouldn't spend my points on the contest. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Hello Brook, contest score and duels are completely separated from category contest and duels and they do not influence one another.

Contests are for fun and you can win awards when you enter contests. Also since some contests have very specific subjects you can see how your image rate side by side other submitted images of same subjects.

I hope this helps.
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Thanks!

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