Dear Ruby Enthusiasts,

The Government of Fukuoka, Japan together with "Matz" Matsumoto would
like to invite you to enter the following Ruby competitions.  If you
have developed an interesting Ruby program, please be encouraged to
apply.

2012 Fukuoka Ruby Award Competition
- Grand Prize - 1 Million Yen!,
Entry Deadline: November 15, 2012

Matz and a group of panelists will select the winners of the Fukuoka
Competition. The grand prize winner will be invited to attend the
award ceremony in Fukuoka, Japan in Februaly 2013 (hotel and airfare
paid).  The grand prize for the Fukuoka Competition is 1 million yen.
Past grand prize winners include Rhomobile (USA) and APEC Climate
Center (Korea).

Programs entered in these competitions do not have to be written
entirely in Ruby but should take advantage of the unique
characteristics of Ruby.  Projects must have been developed or
completed within the past 12 months to be eligible.

Please visit the following Fukuoka website for additional details or to enter:
http://www.digitalfukuoka.jp/events/index_en.html

Application form:
http://www.digitalfukuoka.jp/img/en/entry.doc

Please email the application form at award / f-ruby.com

* This year, we have Salesforce prize specially. The winner will receive
- 500,000 JPY
- Introduction at the website, salesforce.com
- 3 Tickes to Dreamforce (Airline tickets to San Francisco are not included.)
http://www.salesforce.com/dreamforce/DF12/

Matz will be testing and reviewing your source code
thoroughly! It's very meaningful to apply! There aren't many
applicants at this point (less than 10). Which means you have a very
high chance to win the prize! So, hurry up! It's Free to enter!

Cheers,