The following rules apply to the Kraxon Magazine story of the year poll:
- Members can vote for up to three stories. All three votes must be cast at the same time. Additional votes cannot be cast at a later date.
- An author cannot vote for their own story.
- Whilst new members to the Chronicles are always welcome, votes from new members who register only to vote will excluded from the final tally.
- Votes from members who register multiple user names will be excluded.
- Votes flagged as suspicious behaviour by the forum moderators may be excluded.
- In the event of a tie. A second poll will take place with only those stories who tied in first place to choose from.
- The decision to include or exclude votes will be made by Kraxon Publishing Ltd. This decision is final and will not be open to appeal.