> There an additional question of how to handle any money that is not allocated > as prize money. If we handle this through SPI, could it potentially be > earmarked for further use by OpenVAS at some later stage (for example we have > occasional developer conferences)?
One issue with this: you *must* tell your prize donors that you intend to use surplus funds for general OpenVAS expenses. Donor intent is protected by law in the US.
I'd comment on the contest rules, but I've been completely unable to access them online.