Who can participate in Elite, Professional, and Budget contests? Help Admin June 30, 2016 18:39 Updated Follow Elite contests are only open to Elite Designers. Professional and Budget contests are open to everyone in the HiretheWorld community, including designers who recently join the community. Related articles Can I lose my title as an "Elite Designer"? How can I become an Elite designer? Step by Step Guide: Competing in a Contest I won! How do I get paid? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.