Regional Club Website Contest Criteria

1. Organization and structure.
Good websites are well organized and not cluttered; they are clean and make it easy to find information.

2. Simple navigation.
Good websites offer simple, obvious and user-friendly navigation so visitors can find what they are looking for quickly and easily.

3. Original content about your club, shows, training, meetings, events, etc.
Quality and fresh content about what your club is doing invites people to get involved.

4. Attractive & clean design.
Beautiful & clean design makes a site memorable.

5. Easy to read.
Most people don’t read websites; they scan them.

6. Key information should be obvious.
Make the most important information the most important thing when the visitor arrives on the home page.

7. Keep the website navigation consistent.

8.  Focus the website on your visitors, not you.

9. Make it easy for your visitors to ask for more information.

10. Utilize social media such as Facebook to communicate.
Since visitors must make an effort to periodically visit your site to find new information, utilized social media that reaches your audience with less effort on their part to keep them up to date and drive them to your site for more information.