I've decided to extend the deadline. I was originally giving the buffer space because I needed to gather the "technical" judges in for review time, but since I've managed to get a small group all local, we won't have to have that buffer.
The new deadline is going to be "postmarked by September 20th." that should still give me enough review time to go over the tapes and make sure the quality will work with emergency "send me a new copy!" time if they for some reason don't work.
I haven't gotten the changes up on the website yet, but it should be up there soon (within the week). I was also going to do some tweaking to the rules to make it clear that the theme doesn't *have* to be followed -- it's just there as a guide for things we'd like to get in.
We don't require the videos to be 'yaoi' -- otherwise we *really* wouldn't get a lot! ;-p So the theme is there to show what sort of videos we *would* like to see.
Thanks for bringing the subject up, Anneke!
Yaoi-Con AMV Coordinator