The 2009 Open Source CMS Award has begun. Joomla! is eligible for the Best PHP Open Source CMS Award, but needs users to submit nominations to enter the contest. The five CMS projects receive most nominations will advance to the voting stage. It is important for you to nominate your favorite CMS project.

To recognize hard-working people behind those great open source projects, you can nominate individuals for Open Source MVP Award. Please submit the name of the individual you think whose enthusiasm and effort have been the driving force for your open source CMS to develop and grow.

Being a previous winner of the Best Overall Open Source CMS Award, Joomla! will automatically participate in the new Hall of Fame Award with Drupal. There are also sub-category awards for its best extension and theme.

Here is the timeline for this year's nomination and voting:

  • August 3: Nominations Open
  • September 11: Nominations Close
  • September 21: Voting Begins
  • October 30: Voting Ends
  • November 9: Winners Announced

So don't hestitate to nominate your favorite project and people, and don't forget to vote when the voting begins.


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