The Apple II Programming Contest, sponsored by the Apple Pugestsound Program Library Exchange begins today. If you plan to participate in the contest, be sure to visit the web page and enter — all participants must inform A.P.P.L.E. of their participation by September 30th. All entries must be submitted by January 1, 2007.There will be three judges: Eric Shepherd (Syndicomm), John Woodall (Vintage Micros), and a third special judge to be announced later.

All entries will be judged for originality, usefulness, completeness, and the overall “coolness” factor as determined by the judges.