Chris, this is a version of the template I made to use when hosting. It includes the codes for all the format items, such as color/size changes and links. You or anyone is free to use it as a starting point. Just change the parts that will be different in your new challenge.
[CENTER][SIZE=3][B]Challenge #563, Motion Blur[/B][/SIZE][/CENTER]
[COLOR=Blue]This week's topic is [B]motion blur. [/B]Let's see some motion blur, intentional or not, that contributes to making your shot a good one.
Remember, if you post a photo, you may be the winner. Be prepared to host and judge a new challenge.[/COLOR]
To submit, click [B][I]POST TO THREAD [/I][/B]and put your photo title in the first line of the post. Don't forget your camera model.
[B]Post until Monday noon GMT, [COLOR=Blue]7 December 2015.[/COLOR][/B]
[*][B]Camera[/B] -- Canon G-Series Camera G1, G2, G3, G5, G6, G7, G9, G10, G11, G12, G15, G16, G1X, G1X Mark II and Pro1 only.
[*][B]Time[/B] -- Any on-topic photo taken at any time is eligible, although photos that have won other competitions should NOT be entered.
[*][B]Size [/B]-- Photo must be [B]no less than 800 pixels[/B] and [B]no more than 1280 pixels[/B] on the longest side, with NO BORDERS.
[*][B]Post-Processing[/B] -- Do whatever you like and the host will decide if it works.
[*]One photo per photographer in each challenge.
[*]Photo title in the message subject line.
[*]EXIF data, if you like.
[*][B]Commenting[/B] -- No commenting on photos by anyone, including the photographer. Once the winners are declared, photographers can add comments to their images and everyone is invited to discuss.
[*][B]Photo Display[/B] -- Photos must appear in this thread to be eligible.
One challenge every week, on the following schedule:
[*][B]New Topic[/B] ... As soon as possible after winning.
[*][B]Posting Starts[/B] ... Right after topic is announced.
[*][B]Posting Stops[/B] ... Monday noon GMT.
[*][B]Winners Announcement[/B] ... Tuesday noon GMT or earlier.
[URL=http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=113480][B][U]Click this sentence for Hosting Rules and Winners List.[/U][/B][/URL]
[URL=http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=59640][B][U]Click this sentence for Discussion of Rules thread.[/U][/B][/URL]