The mandarinate or official class is recruited from all ranks of the people by competitive examination.
Alex was competitive by nature, but being a veterinarian had always been his dream.
By degrees, however, the progresses of the feudal chiefs to and from Yedo, which at first were simple and economical, developed features of competitive magnificence, and the importance of good roads and suitable accommodation received increased attention.
Still, these seminars helped him stay competitive with his veterinary clinic.
Of course, she'd spent the last twenty years in the competitive upper-class circles, learning how to keep out of the way of those who would use her to get to Mr. Tim.
Rank is nominally determined by merit, as tested by competitive examinations.
Though there are local rivalries there is nothing in competitive division to compare with the northern and southern sections in America, and the British industry is, for its size, more homogeneous than most of the European industries.
The licence of the National Telephone Company was extended so as to be co-extensive with that of a competitive licence for any locality on condition that the company should afford intercommunication with the telephone systems of the new licensees.
The competitive system was developed considerably at Louvain, and in the 15th century the candidates for the mastership of arts were divided into three classes (rigorosi, honour-men; transibiles, pass-men; gratiosi, charity-passes), while a fourth, which was not published, contained the names of those who failed.
In his words it was intended "to insure a more natural union between intellectual and manual labour than now exists; to combine the thinker and the worker, as far as possible, in the same individual; to guarantee the highest mental freedom by providing all with labour adapted to their tastes and talents, and securing to them the fruits of their industry; to do away with the necessity of menial services by opening the benefits of education and the profits of labour to all; and thus to prepare a society of liberal, intelligent and cultivated persons whose relations with each other would permit a more simple and wholesome life than can be led amidst the pressure of our competitive institutions."
He overflows with anecdotes, seldom indeed gets beyond the anecdotal stage, yet from this all study of nature must begin; and he sees everywhere intelligence and beauty, love and sociality, where a later view of nature insists primarily on mere adaptation of interests or purely competitive struggles.
Only in very recent years have oysters, though plentiful, become of competitive importance in the national market; they are greatly favoured by state protective legislation.
Edgeworth, in two papers on " The Statistics of Examinations " and the " Element of Chance in Competitive Examinations " (Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 1888 and 1890), has dealt with the subject, although on somewhat limited lines.
The playful challenge in her gaze stirred his competitive edge, the one that didn't lose and hated being out of control.
In France there is a competitive examination for secondary teachers, the agregation, originally established in 1766.
Technical breakthroughs in the future will come very rapidly, each one used to increase quality and lower costs in order to compete in an ever more competitive marketplace.
With regard to the statement that the companies had installed competitive systems and had expended capital needlessly, it was found by the Post Office authorities that in 1865 less than 2000 m.
Collections of fruit grown in British Columbia have received premier honours at the competitive exhibitions of the Royal Horticultural Society in London, where their high quality and fine colour have been greatly appreciated.
In 1717 he was elected professor of mathematics in Marischal College, Aberdeen, as the result of a competitive examination.
In a direct competitive test the presence of 3.25% of nickel increased nearly sixfold the number of rotations which a steel shaft would endure before breaking.
Edgeworth, " The Statistics of Examinations," and " The Element of Chance in Competitive Examinations," Journal of the Statistical Society, 1888 and 1890 respectively; H.
In this department Schurz put in force his theories in regard to merit in the Civil Service, permitting no removals except for cause, and requiring competitive examinations for candidates for clerkships; he reformed the Indian Bureau and successfully opposed a bill transferring it to theWar Department; and he prosecuted land thieves and attracted public attention to the necessity of forest preservation.
It was in 1875 that the Smithfield Club first provided the competitive classes for lambs, and in 1883 the champion plate offered for the best pen of sheep of any age in the show was for the first time won by lambs, a pen of Hampshire Downs.
The civil service commission, established in 1883, conducts competitive examinations for appointments to subordinafe positions under all of the administrative departments.
In the competitive examination for the Indian civil service, places are allotted on the aggregate of marks obtained in a number of subjects selected by the candidate from a list of thirty-two.
If they compete at some points and not at others, they produce a discrimination or preference with regard to rates and facilities, which builds up the competitive points at the expense of the non-competitive ones.
Bullock, " Competitive Examinations in China " (Nineteenth Century, July 1894); and Etienne Zi, Pratique des examens litteraires en Chine (Shanghai, 1894).
The first public competitive examination for the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, took place in 1855, and in 1870 the principle of open competition for the civil service was adcpted as a general rule.
Nevertheless the system of competitive examinations for appointments was introduced in some of the great executive departments in Washington, and in the custom-house and the post-office in New York.
We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience.
The team stocks the complete range of reversible contraception at extremely competitive prices.
They carry brand name products at competitive prices and offer free standard shipping.
The difficulty many retailers have is putting together unique Internet offers that remove the problem of shipping costs, keep product prices competitive with those available inside stores and malls, and still earn the same profit margins.
This site is particularly helpful for parents who are entering their toddler in a more competitive talent-based pageant.
With just two vessels, StarLite Cruises is a very competitive employer.
You can find extremely tight, dark denim at competitive prices.
You will find that the prices are competitive for a jacket that you will keep so many years.
If the prices aren't good enough to allow you to be competitive, your baskets aren't going to sell.
These stores will save you the trouble of hunting down organic items in a big-box supermarket, and they often offer special deals, discounts, or more competitive prices.
This means it's actually fairly simple to find a comfortable, ethically-made mattress for a competitive price.
Adjustments in nutrients or soil pH can give your lawn the competitive edge for robust growth.
The yearly Madden football contest is a perfect example of playing for competitive reasons.
If you look at clothes on a site like Pristine Planet, you'll see competitive prices, although the selection is limited.
Whether your child wants a distinctively retro theme on a shirt, or one that is still competitive today, Junk Food may have just the right tee for your child.
Preparing for a career in this field gives students the skills they need to enter a competitive job market.
The need for workers is growing and the pay is competitive.
With its bachelor's program in art, University of Phoenix offers an accredited online learning program that is designed to give adults a competitive edge in a highly competitive area of art.
And I'm not competitive.
Maybe she was too competitive.
Far from changing his mind about the inheritance or feeling competitive with a possible new heir, he was busy giving Felipa a boost into the position his father had coveted for his only son.
Persuading foreign investors to come to Britain ensures we stay competitive in the global economy.
And without exotic conifers we would have no competitive forest industry in Scotland.
Other conveyancing Links CMS - Nationwide solicitors offering competitive conveyancing.
Based on current evidence, says the Commission, regional wholesalers would appear unable to provide a sufficient competitive counterweight to such a duopoly.
Merlins have good club sailing countrywide plus Britain's most enjoyable, varied and competitive Open Circuit.
The only ban that might be enforceable would be the making of organized competitive coursing illegal.
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They also have a history of competitive rowing and of using cross-country skiing as cross training for other sports.
dash the competitive hopes of even the most superbly trained athletes.
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competitive devaluation of foreign currencies was greatest handicap to our export trade in inter-war years.
differentiate sharply in favor of manufacturing industries, upon which the competitive strength of the economy depends.
Otherwise UK paying agents will be at a competitive disadvantage.
disinvestment strategies can be applied at both the competitive and corporate levels.
Their concerns focus around quality and the needless duplication within the industry, which brings little competitive advantage.
This competitive dynamic, in which promptness and confidence are all important, is the same that holds true in casual conversation.
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Our aim is to equip your staff with the skills they need to give your business a competitive edge.
Even for firms at the leading edge, the fight to be competitive never stops.
emu entry should enhance the already strong competitive position of the UK's wholesale financial services sector by offering some additional benefits.
evaluated on a competitive basis.
A super-charged high-intensity class for the serious exerciser or competitive sports person.
They pay no attention to the alienation of those living precarious existences in a low-wage, insecure " competitive " global economy.
We need to start developing industry experts: people capable of giving you the competitive edge you will need to survive.
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Shoes Direct offer a wide selection of mens and womens branded footwear at competitive prices.
Land taxation should also be regarded as the least evil kind by believers in competitive free enterprise.
He's a tough player and very competitive - he's also pretty versatile and can play fullback or midfield.
Weekly meetings at which members may learn to swim, practice swimming, practice for competitive galas or obtain distance awards.
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The only species which would not be particularly welcome in a wildflower meadow was rye grass which can be very vigorous and competitive.
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guesswork by today 's highly competitive standards is just not good enough.
Should we be concerned that 90 percent of competitive female gymnasts get their first period a year or two late?
To make the site at Dormagen competitive, AKF will slash the 280 employe head count down to about 170.
People find that voice automation and Emily make the company seem more high tech, innovative, competitive and a leader in technology.
It is substantially hindering these [developing] countries in areas where they could be competitive.
In the Spring Term these same sports continue and Years 5 and 6 also gain experience of playing competitive hockey matches.
Ballynure ran in the novices ' hurdle, which was a very competitive race.
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A sturdy carrying case with soft inners to protect each lens is part of a highly competitive deal at this price.
Confidence in the market is making conditions intense with competitive bidding often resulting in multiple offers on the same property.
The category that this new site fits might be considered competitive since it's all about Internet business.
His sporting activities have included marathons, mountaineering, competitive judo, water-skiing, and water-ski jumping.
A lobbyist from the Competitive Enterprise Institute wore a White House pin on his shiny lapel.
The Lyndhurst Bowling Club - Offers both social and competitive lawn bowling for all ages from April to September.
leading edge, the fight to be competitive never stops.
least at a different competitive level, these climbers are usually at Smith Rock to hike or explore.
Fluorescent competitive binding properties in the same cells with non-fluorescent selective ligands were found to be comparable to radioligand binding.
English may be the new lingua franca, a competitive advantage for us as a nation, not least in education.
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He shares the insider secrets that help songwriters make their work competitive in an overcrowded marketplace.
We want to provide you with the most competitive fare deals in a fluctuating marketplace and because of this prices may go down.
In a very competitive marketplace, much is at stake.
Today Mongolia's economy is in transition from the centrally planned system of the socialist period to the competitive environment of the globalized marketplace.
However, it is generally recognized that the UK telecommunications marketplace is already one of the most genuinely competitive in the world.
The well-known and fiercely competitive online auction marketplace has released positions for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Clubs all over the UK.
The court case is a frank admission that the company has failed to gain market share despite having technologically competitive products.
Unfortunately in the semi finals we faced a very strong team from Loose, and in a very competitive match lost 2-0.
In other words, science communities suddenly metamorphose themselves into the highly competitive news conventions of the media code.
The competitive build-up of weapons, apart from impoverishing us all, creates the damaging mistrust that often leads to war.
needless duplication within the industry, which brings little competitive advantage.
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Others find competitive music festivals somewhat odious in principle.
outbid trade buyers in competitive auctions.
This is again very competitive and awarded to academically outstanding candidates.
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Many ways exist to produce hydrogen from fossil fuels, with partial oxidation being one of the most competitive.
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Following the previous year's win, several of the team began to find out more about competitive paintball.
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Yes: 21 No: 13 3) Should secondary school pe and games lessons be more competitive?
perceived as a genuine means of gaining competitive advantage over other retailers and is a major draw to consumers.
There is now a need to make such sensors smaller and lighter to remain competitive for space-based solar-terrestrial physics and planetary science.
SPAR's buying power means that we are able to offer competitive deals on equipment and imagery including specially negotiated business development loans.
Our aim is to provide you with the relevant quality cover at competitive premiums.
In this competitive age it is very important for a person to appear presentable.
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Williams team principal Frank Williams hailed the deal as a landmark step toward making his outfit competitive once again.
The athletes who perform here all profess to have retired now from competitive sport.
Taiwan's competitive and dynamic free-market economy has brought unprecedented prosperity to all levels of society.
The title protagonists will have their work cut out to emerge on top of a highly competitive field of R400 runners.
We will search the market for you to make sure we provide a competitive quotation.
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Spelling and serial recall: Insights from a competitive queueing model.
The most competitive ETS industries are found in countries with stringent environmental regulations.
reputable insurers offering very competitive premiums for the lower risk professions.
Drive and determination are vitally important ingredients for any competitive sportsman and especially a round-the-world sailor.
In return you will receive continuous training, competitive salary, commission & overtime.
The result is a highly saleable agricultural product that can be sold at a competitive price to farmers both at home and abroad.
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NPF is at the pinnacle of competitive softball giving the female athlete in the United States a place to excel.
We need to offer things for children who don't want to be involved in competitive sport.
Our attitude as a clan is to promote good sportsmanship and to take a relaxed approach to competitive online gaming.
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studentships allocated to the Department to award following the 2005 recognition exercise will be offered on a competitive basis.
succeed in a competitive global economy unless we open up Britain to the talents of all.
In competitive surfing, riders compete in pairs or small groups.
Contact Bill Beynon at WLA for more information regarding recreational surfing, or the WCA Surf committee for information on competitive surfing.
If you want to improve your personal fitness, train for competitive swimming, or swim for fun.
The room is also ideal for social table tennis but it low ceiling prevents it from being used for more competitive matches.
Paraguay has used unfair defensive tactics, not only in competitive matches, but in friendly games and warm-ups for The World Cup.
Interest rates are competitive and the interest is received tax-free.
Market trends The market for fixed line telephony remains competitive, with an ongoing downward pressure on the retail price of calls.
We have a state of the art telephone system, offering voip telephony, pc based call management and extremely competitive call tariffs.
The following contracts are being put out to competitive tender.
The aim of the ladder is to provide participants with competitive tennis at their own level.
Moreover, the rate is competitive and there is no extended tie-in after the tracker period.
As a modern toolroom we are able to offer competitive prices and short lead times for any tooling project.
BrixtonÃ¢s performance track record and competitive advantage is set to continue.
In five phase it reflects the interactions of cooperative exchange (top trigram) in a context of competitive exchange (bottom trigram ).
Blithely unaware of the adolescent need for masses of sleep and hotly competitive with other departments, I gave little thought to their concerns.
All are clearly understanding the competitive edge a multilingual website gives them.
We offer a highly competitive salary package including unlimited 30-50% product discount.
Voikkaa mill and all production lines planned to be closed have remained unprofitable in the competitive environment.
The market for plain vanilla calling cards is very competitive.
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The X30 is an office workhorse, but its competitive price point (£ 269.08 inc.
In the ' eighties, the country passed through a period of competitive building, which was productive of much financial disaster.
Pendleton) to classify the subordinate places in the service, and to make entrance to it, and promotion therein, depend upon competitive examination of applicants, instead of mere political influence.
This section shows not complementary products but, essentially, competitive products.
In some very competitive markets, it is not realistic to expect a very small website to reach the top page rankings of Google.
There are now a number of good quality reputable insurers offering very competitive premiums for the lower risk professions.
Like gangs, " houses " vie for turf and reputation, with fighting replaced by sashaying down catwalks in competitive " balls ".
The newly formed league has been designed to provide a competitive structure to elite schoolboy rugby in the region.
The Hostile Orbit mod is a sci-fi themed, team based, competitive, multiplayer game.
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The performance will be very competitive, particularly in crowded fields where other speckle imaging techniques give relatively poor performance.
We need to offer things for children who do n't want to be involved in competitive sport.
You will be offered a choice of bright, spotless rooms at a price you will find competitive.
He was a member of the Arts Club and interested in competitive squash rackets (until 1976), fly fishing and stamp collecting.
Any quota studentships allocated to the Department to award following the 2005 recognition exercise will be offered on a competitive basis.
The usually competitive Contender of Mark Robinson was stymied by a lack of spinnaker in conditions where large sail plans were fastest.
We will not succeed in a competitive global economy unless we open up Britain to the talents of all.
In five phase it reflects the interactions of cooperative exchange (top trigram) in a context of competitive exchange (bottom trigram).
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To be competitive you'll need the buoyancy of a wet suit.
It will be the first time that competitive windsurfing has been staged...
Sarah was competitive with another student, who became her antagonist all the way through high school.
Competition kills margins and in a perfectly competitive world nobody makes any money.
With over 1,000 name brand products at competitive prices, you can shop online for all the things you will need and have them waiting for you at your destination be it a hotel, vacation home or Grandma's house.
Buying tickets to concerts and other events online has become a competitive business.
The first thing to keep in mind is that the mattress market is competitive because everyone needs something to sleep on.
They can also be geared towards different competitive sports, such as motocross.
Froogle: Includes eBay listings, competitive pricing, search by zip code, linked to Google Maps and Google Checkout.
Cons: Limited to computers and electronics, competitive pricing varies.
MSN Shopping: Easy-to-use, competitive pricing, such as Overstock.com.
PriceWatch: Minute-by-minute price comparisons, price trends, competitive prices.
JDPence offers a modest selection of these brands, some at a discount, and useful accessories for competitive swimmers.
Ferret Town - this eBay store has a wide variety of ferret cages, supplies and accessories at competitive prices.
A basic strategy to getting your iPod Mini is to watch the item until the last few hours or so in order to be competitive enough to possibly win.
You will probably find the prices very competitive or even better because they don't want to lose out.
Bookstore chains are competitive with one another, from discount cards to online specials.
At TV Products 4 Less, you will find all kinds of As Seen On TV items at very competitive prices, including Chia Pets.
Amazon: Amazon typically has competitive prices on almost everything.
Walmart: Find competitive pricing on laptops, desktops, bundles, and more.
Keep your pricing competitive as consumers can typically buy powerful new computers for less than $500.
Interest rates are competitive with other investments, and savings bonds purchased through the government are not subject to income taxes like other assets.
A competitive bid allows you to specify the bond yield that you will accept.
You can only place a competitive bid if you use a broker, dealer or banker.
First decide whether you want to place a noncompetitive or competitive bid.
If you want to make a competitive bid, you'll have to find a brokerage house or bank.
In today's competitive electronics world, you need to have a little technical knowledge about television terms, you need to do a little research and preparation before you step into a store, and you need to save money.
If you want the item badly and the auction is competitive, then you will need to be online as the clock winds down to fight off any last minute bidders.
The company is very competitive with other online retailers and offer many refurbished models.
You’ll find very competitive pricing as well as the chance to purchase refurbished or used pieces of hardware.
While American Express cards are very competitive as far as rates and rewards, their biggest drawback is that they are not as widely accepted as Visa and MasterCard.
Even if you plan on paying the bill as soon as you receive your statement, it is a good idea to find a company that charges a competitive interest rate.
All Capital One cards provide a competitive rate and no annual fee, with one exception: the Capital One No Hassle Miles Visa Signature Card presents the same competitive interest rate, but with a fee.
American Express offers competitive pay, health insurance benefits, and additional perks which makes the job quite attractive.
After the initial interest rate expires the account receives a competitive interest rate that is attractive enough to accountholders to keep them interested in holding onto the card.
These cards offer competitive rates, cash-back bonus, airline rewards and much more.
The interest rates offered by Tesco are competitive, and the balance transfer options are quite attractive.
Because of the competitive nature of this business, it is not difficult to find a processing company that is willing to serve your business for a small amount of money.
They can be used to make both local and international calls with rates that are competitive with other phone companies.
The rates for using this card are competitive with other phone cards and the rechargeable aspect of the card makes it easy convenient for everyone who uses them.
NCSECU sells prepaid Visa gift cards for $1, which is a competitive price for prepaid gift cards sold at financial institutions.
Competitive interest rate - Your variable APR is assigned based on your creditworthiness.
These products do offer low interest rates and competitive fees.
The USAA world MasterCard, like the American Express card, offers competitive interest rates.
Prices vary with your chosen plan, but are competitive than others in the industry, and no set-up fees are included in the cost.
To remain competitive in the industry, these companies prepare and personalize the documents for each individual case and deliver them promptly.
The label will help you compare the energy efficiency of the product you are considering against other competitive products.
However, still more help is needed to bring the cost of this vegetable fuel down to a price that is competitive with petroleum.
Some brands may offer better warranties, include service plans, or may have more competitive pricing.
Shop around for reasonable prices - The style is becoming increasingly available, so the prices are becoming very competitive.
One of the first places to try your search for inexpensive area rugs is eBay. eBay is one of the most competitive marketplaces ever established.
It is a fiercely competitive field and not for the weak of heart.
Since the beginning in 1966 they have taught students the skills and techniques necessary to succeed in the highly competitive makeup industry.
If you're new to this incredible line, you may want to discover some of the cult favorite products that have branded their name in the highly competitive cosmetic industry.
For the most competitive prices and to read reviews, shop online retailers or auction websites.
Points don't matter; being competitive isn't important; and reaching goals doesn't matter.
You do have to register with the website, but in doing so, your high scores are saved and you can partake in the competitive nature of retro arcade games.
Fortunately, with a competitive market there is a camera model available to suit everyone's needs.
Fine art figure photography is highly competitive due to its artistic and creative aspects, making it difficult to earn a living working only in this arena.
The Kodak EasyShare Z915 is a great buy in the highly competitive sub-$200 camera market.
Photography is an extremely competitive field, made even more competitive by the number of dedicated amateurs who have access to professional quality digital equipment.
Kodak EasyShare M340: Kodak has worked hard to stay competitive with its EasyShare family, placing the main focus on size for the 10.2 megapixel M340.
Fortunately, you can use a few simple shopping tips to earn free scrapbook supplies with your purchases.Selling scrapbook supplies is a highly competitive business.
Since the market for online photo processing is quite competitive, it's easy to get pictures printed for free on a regular basis.
Amazon: There are several vendors who sell Cricut cartridges on Amazon.com at competitive prices.
Their excellence on the international competitive circuit has also continued, culminating at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah when athletes from around the world rode Fischer skis to a record 58 medals.
Fischer skis are designed for skiing enthusiasts and for competitive skiers who want their equipment to give them an edge over the rest of the pack.
Try not to be too competitive when playing or get into arguments with others.
Online stores often offer extremely competitive pricing and this can be a persuasive factor when buying a stress reducing device.
While the costs may not be as competitive as an Internet site, there will be no delivery costs and after sales support and service may be more readily offered.
BestCrosswords.com provides a variety of crossword puzzles in a number of difficulty levels, all the way up to competitive.
It's never too early to start thinking about college, especially if you want to go away to school or set your sights on a highly competitive college.
We're into almost all the same things: competitive swimming, base/softball, track.
It is especially competitive for children as there aren't as many jobs for them as there are for teenagers.
Bozeman Blitz is a United States Soccer Federation competitive traveling team.
Team Delphine is a competitive women's cycling team focusing on road racing.
Are they playing other top competitive teams?
Lacking the type of funding that some of the private schools have, it still manages to stay competitive year after year.
These contests can sometimes get expensive in the more competitive shows, so pick an amateur show or contest to practice your modeling skills.
The wedding invitation industry is a competitive one, so most invitation companies are happy to send a few free invitation samples via the mail before a final purchasing decision has been made.
Many companies specialize in specifically in koozies and are probably going to have both the largest selection and most competitive price.
With their inherent talent, energy, and connections, they have quickly slid into an extremely competitive movie industry.
Glow, her first attempt at entering the competitive perfume industry, made history by being the top-selling perfume in more than nine countries in less than four months.
As all competitive reality shows do, America's Got Talent features a panel of judges who are in place to weed out the great performers until the voting is turned over to viewers to decide on their favorites.
Goen is also the host of Animal Planet's series Eukanuba National Championship, an annual competitive dog show.
Sports are more competitive than ever and there seems to be a sport or activity for almost every child, which means sports clothing for kids is a growing market.
Many college scholarships are highly competitive and most organizations only have a limited amount of funding available.
This can be a low-key party or it can get highly competitive, depending on how seriously your friends take the game.
PLUS Loans are not subsidized, but they do offer competitive interest rates.
Universities, recognizing the need to meet the competitive market, invested in learning models, classroom set ups and educational materials that provide students with exceptional education.
That's a sizable percentage of the cost of attending the university, and makes the total cost competitive with that of state schools and in many cases more affordable than attending an out-of-state public institution.
Fulbright scholars are chosen for the highly competitive award based on academic merit and display of leadership qualities, among other factors.
Because the line is so competitive for new employees, however, prospective applicants should take great care to make their qualifications stand out as valuable to the cruise line.
With a range of employment options and a very competitive market, landing a job with this prestigious cruise company can lead to exceptional experiences and a memorable career.
Princess Cruise Line offers salaries and benefits competitive within the cruise industry.
As competitive as the cruise industry is, it's important to stand out and be noticed.
As with any desirable job, gaining employment on a UK cruise ship line will be competitive.
In addition, most cruise lines pay a competitive salary.
Be sure to compare prices at several pet stores or breeders before agreeing on a price, to insure you are getting a competitive deal.
Competitive Agility Training Series written by renowned trainer Jane Simmons-Moake, this is a four video series which can be purchased separately or as a set.
With today's competitive global marketplace, overseas manufacturers are able to produce quality, professional sounding instruments at prices that would have seemed unheard of years ago.
The links embedded in the list will take you to retailer's websites where these instruments are offered at very competitive prices.
Sterling Picks - Sterling Picks is another great website that sells sterling silver picks at a competitive price.
Although Armstrong's broad design line of vinyl sheet flooring, its wide measurements, and competitive pricing make it a good flooring choice in most circumstances, there are a couple of things you should consider before you buy.
Wholesale buying clubs, builder's surplus outlets, and online merchants offering free freight are some resources you can check to find competitive pricing on the unit you're interested in.
While custom fabricators can do some really amazing things, the folks at your local home improvement store can provide some great products at competitive prices.
Be sure to get competitive bids for your countertop project.
Many independent jewelers can create one of a kind pieces of jewelry at surprisingly competitive prices.
For friendship specific jewelry, online retailers generally have a larger selection and competitive prices.
The market for jewelry is competitive, and there are endless items available.
However, while you have a choice as to where you want to purchase plus size clothing, there are several online-only stores have longstanding traditions of selling quality products at competitive prices.
This need not be expensive and, in fact, you can often find competitive rates.
The program provides a competitive atmosphere for participants eager to demonstrate their abilities in a national sports event.
Boomers are usually competitive, goal-oriented and idealistic.
They're ideal for competitive swimmers, seniors, kids, and fitness swimmers.
Eyemaster focuses on price and quality as their leading competitive traits.
Simply Eyeglasses: You'll like this site for its varied styles and competitive prices.
In the most recent catalog, the designs coming out this year are as competitive as ever.
When you shop for eyeglasses at Costco, you can expect to find very competitive prices and a wide selection of frames and lens options.
Abandoned amusement parks are a fact of life in this competitive industry, but why do parks vanish and what becomes of their familiar rides and attractions?
Some versions even let you play against other Text Twisters in an online competitive mode!
Experience this action game online, single, co-op and competitive mode.
Often these games are less action oriented and more competitive in nature, usually with some kind of player ranking system.
This highly competitive game will keep you on the edge of your seat with a large selection of tracks from around the world.
In order to stay competitive in the music game genre, Neversoft and Activision had to offer something new and exciting with the Guitar Hero World Tour game play.
Play in single, co-op and competitive modes as a stand-alone or online play.
No matter what the answer is to "How much money does a video game designer make?", the amount should reflect experience or education, be competitive, and represent the companies perception of its industry status.
Companies try to save some surprises for E3 and they polish up their demos, but realistically, to be competitive, video game makers have to market to consumers and retailers year round.
"Competitive Campfire Mode" involves everything.
As consoles became more powerful, online supported, and storage capacities increased, the Madden series has remained competitive by keeping up with technology and the sport of football since the original Madden football game.
Kart racing, tennis, golf: the only things left are competitive eating, bartending and baseball.
The game was the first to utilize multi-player competitive gaming on a multi-cabinet system.
You can jump right in to fish quickly or engage with competitive play with friends or with the in-game tournament mode.
The prices are quite competitive, costing no more than a DVD-only online rental service like Zip.ca.
It's a competitive market out there and this is great for consumers.
These types of websites are incredibly popular among all sorts of video game players, but at the same time, it is a highly competitive market to grab the attention of these visitors.
The prices are very competitive (actually close to retail) and shipping is expedient.
These guides are particularly useful in competitive environments where you may be facing off against human opponents.
So what kind of features did they pitch to Microsoft that would make the Xbox unique and competitive?
And of course, it will be able to play movies and music, network with your computer, and connect to other Xbox systems for competitive and cooperative gaming madness.
The fact that Yahoo Messenger keeps track of you and your friends' high scores can be fun, especially if you have competitive friends.
Microsoft is taking the necessary precautions to ensure their new mobile platform succeeds in a competitive smartphone industry flooded with iPhones and Blackberry devices.
Not surprisingly, the satellite cell phone market in Canada is not nearly as competitive and widespread as the consumer cell phone market.
These are two of the hottest and most popular devices on the market and, on paper, they appear to be very competitive with one another.
This is usually more cost-effective that roaming with the provider back home, but do check for competitive rates before doing anything.
Ubergizmo says that the phone is "decent, but its life is going to be tough in such a competitive market."
Private schools require that parents pay tuition and usually have a competitive admissions process requiring students to complete an application and interview.
Many children respond better to creativity than competitive activities, making dance a great alternative when it comes to exercise and learning body awareness.
A student might respond better to a demanding, competitive style of teaching, or to a gentler, supportive method.
As any competitive dancer will tell you, one of the job requirements for a career in dance is a thick skin.
Registering for an extremely competitive and difficult event, which will only lead to embarrassment and frustration, is not a good experience for any first time competitor.
While the dance was only one of the five competitive Latin dances prior to 2007, that year the first season of the A&E series "Mad Men" featured the dance prominently.
In fact, various forms of dance are now being supplemented to the typical competitive sports fitness program found in many public schools.
Although this occasionally led to competitive demonstrations of skill, for the most part sean nós dancing is non-competitive.
The Commission has created a more competitive nature of dance, with 30 dances performed to jigs and reels published in the "book" of dances Ar Rinncidhe Foirne.
Less competitive and more social are the Ceili dances, which are based on a dance form from France called the quadrille (which also happens to be the ancestor of the square dance in America).
The latter is actually a member of the International Olympic Committee, which now recognizes competitive ballroom dance (though it is not likely to be added to the games).
Thanks to the popularity of shows like Dancing with the Stars, millions of people now enjoy the world of competitive dance.
Dancing the foxtrot has been one of the favorite pastimes of ballroom dancers from amateurs to competitive professionals for decades.
Over the years disco dance steps have gone from being simple improvised moves on a club dance floor to highly competitive, judged performances for world dance titles.
Eventually the Hustle became so canonized that it became a competitive ballroom dance form, one of the Latin Dances with elaborate costumes and showmanship.
Lastly, large studios may have an intensely competitive feel that intimidates many dancers.
Am I easily intimidated or do I thrive in a competitive environment?
Since competition season really is, well, competitive, it's important that every member of your dance team is in top shape both physically and mentally so they can handle the rigors of the season.
Competitive teams that succeed showcase their most flexible and technically advanced dancers.
College dance teams not only offer a fun sport for talented dancers to participate in, but also an exciting and competitive atmosphere for dance fans to soak up dancers' performances.
If your school has a team and you would like to join it, you'll need to attend auditions and prepare yourself for a competitive environment.
The healthy competitive spirit combined with a celebration of all things artistic is an ideal way to spend a weekend with your students, both young and old.
Dance talent contests are becoming more and more popular as competitive dancing fills movie screens and televisions all over the world.
With the advent of competitive ballroom dancing, dancing suddenly became as addictive as any sport, and when Dancing with the Stars incorporated celebrities into the mix, dance was set to come back into the forefront of American culture.
For dancers on competitive dance teams, several different competition dance costumes will be required for each year of competition.
Several of today's most popular competitive dances have roots in South American movement, and that's only the start of these popular dances.
If you are just getting into the world of ballroom dancing, some clear information about how these competitions work will help you get your feet wet in this exciting, but competitive world.
Start your search for the perfect bun wrap at Flower Girl Dress for Less, which has a wide selection of accessories and dresses, all at very competitive prices.
The students will be challenged by other students who will spark the students' competitive nature.
Rosetta Stone products are sold by other retailers, some of which may offer these items at competitive prices.
There are some competitive perks to working for Toys R Us in some positions, including insurance, a 401(k), paid time off, employee assistance programs, and a college savings plan.
You'll generally find that the salary and benefits are very competitive.
Salaries are competitive, and pay may be based on performance.
Canadian government jobs offer a combination of competitive pay and benefits that make them an attractive option for job seekers.
The major one that the intern would be working on involves completing a competitive analysis of either a line of clothing available in the store or one of its departments.
Jobs in the information technology industry are highly competitive, so it's important to be among the first to apply when new jobs are posted.
Vying for a greenhorn on a crabbing vessel is competitive and the more experience applicants have, the better.
Although the initial education requirements to becoming a registered nurse are competitive, once in the field you can expect to make a good salary and have plenty of job opportunities.
Any position that becomes overly competitive can similarly create a detrimentally stressful workplace.
Not only is the job itself stressful, but it's a highly competitive field.
The professional sports business is a highly competitive and results-driven field.
Commercial piloting is a highly competitive field that has taken major hits with changes in the airline industry.
Plan on submitting your application up to six months before the actual teaching position begins, especially for competitive teaching abroad opportunities.
Over the last few years, the online lending industry has become very competitive.
Remember, the online lending market is extremely competitive and new offers are appearing all the time.
Because lenders are so willing to offer Florida mortgage loans, the lending market has become extremely competitive.
As mentioned earlier, the lending market has become extremely competitive.
PHH Mortgage offers a full range of mortgage programs at competitive rates and is among the top ten originators of retail residential mortgages in the United States.
Additionally, Nationwide's interest rates are very competitive.
Rates for this type of coverage are competitive.
Many bidders make a job out of purchasing foreclosed properties, which can make foreclosure auctions competitive.
You're a competitive athlete and have been training unusually hard.
Thus, a man achieves the perfect combination these styles; the coverage that a jammer or board short will provide but the complete freedom of movement that you can only get with a brief or a long competitive short.
The smallest suit worn by men for competitive swimming is a basic brief.
They were straight leg and on the shorter side, with a slightly more snug fit than many of today's suits, with the exception of those worn for competitive swimming, of course.
At this time, there were only four competitive events.
In a competitive market like swimwear, that's no easy feat to be sure.
Many online stores also offer swimwear at highly competitive prices, making this a good option when buying on a budget.
Perfect for a competitive game of volleyball, or for a causal Frisbee throwing contest, a tankini can stay in place and still look fashionable.
The fabric of both offer competitive UV protection and the shorts contains a hidden key pocket.
Nothing cuts water drag like wearing next to nothing, but this style truly peaked in the 80's, and is usually only seen on competitive swimmers today.