Should you decide to participate in the challenge, you will sign up for one of two formats, multifandom or fandom specific, then you will be assigned a challenger (unless you and another person request to battle each other), at which point you will be given a secret ingredient or theme and four (4) weeks to write four (4) fics of 100-1,000 words each. Each challenger will then email her or his submission to the mods (fictionstadiummods AT gmail DOT com). When all submissions are received, all fics will be posted by the mods for a voting period of two (2) weeks. The philosophy behind the anonymous posting is an attempt to curb bias in the voting. After voting closes, we will reveal the authors and winners.
Because we want voting to be as unbiased as possible, please don't repost your stories anywhere until after the reveal, however feel free to pimp the fact that you are participating in the current round of battles and/or that your fandoms are being featured. And, obviously, please refrain from shouting to the rooftops which stories are yours.