Most of the time I participate in a contest just for the fun of it without any expectation of placing anywhere close to the top. Last week I was reading some of the blogs that I follow and Scot KA3DDR
blogged about CQ WW DX contest certificates you can get online
. It's very simple you plug in your call and low and behold you are told if you have a certificate waiting for you. If you do it's easy you just download it and print it!