Create and expand articles on any Welsh article and topic of your choice. A contest/editathon designed to wake up the sleeping dragon from his centuries of slumber by the sheer breadth and depth of new content on Wales.
Win up to £250 worth of Amazon vouchers and books for producing the most articles/best quality work/most photographs which you can use to continue to produce content for Wales in the long term!
Gain extra points and esteem for working on core articles and articles which require special attention. Gain further points for producing articles about the women of Wales in coordination with WikiProject Women in Red.
Even if contests and prizes aren't your cups of tea, you can still actively participate in the editathon at your own pace and declare yourself as a "participating editor" in the overall editathon rather than a participant in the actual contest. All work done during the run can then be accounted for, which is what matters the most here.
A contest/editathon which will unite Wales in terms of language and culture. Welsh-speaking participants who would rather contribute to Welsh Wikipedia than English are equally welcome to enter the contest.
Participants are free to start any article of their fancy which is related to Wales and meets Wikipedia:Notability requirement. New articles must be minimum 1.5 kilobytes of readable prose to be viable for points in the competition, Extra points will be given to those editors who start an article listed on the missing article hotlist, which will identify batches of articles which are in high demand to be started, such as listed buildings, biographies of notable men and women, etc. Editors can also view banks of missing articles in the general missing article list, which list any missing articles, rather than just the ones we are desperate for.
Awaken the Dragon has formed a partnership with WikiProject Women in Red, a project dedicated to starting missing articles on women. Special consideration will be given to those editors who contribute articles about Welsh women. The book 100 Great Welsh Women was awarded to Penny Richards after the first contest for her prolific work.
The articles created from February to early May have now been archived to the main article improvements and creations list. The focus for May and June was Anglesey and Gwynedd, which produced further articles. We had 1126 article improvements and creations before merging with Wikipedia:The 10,000 Challenge in late August 2016. When the next Dragon contest runs entries will be listed here again from the contest, but if continuing to work on articles in between please add them to the 10,000 Challenge list.