The TOUR DE SOL PARTICIPATION TERMS should be considered the authoritative resource for any participation questions.
Yes. Registration is mandatory. Registration is rolling, we host month-long Tour de SOL stages on a monthly basis and new participants will need to wait until the start of the next stage to be on-boarded. Registration information lives here.
Please see section “1 Eligibility; KYC Requirements” of the TOUR DE SOL PARTICIPATION TERMS for details.
Yes. Completing the KYC/AML process is mandatory. If you do not complete the process before Stage 1 of the Tour de SOL, you cannot participate in the Tour de SOL.
Please see section “2c Tour de SOL Details” of the TOUR DE SOL PARTICIPATION TERMS for details.
To be eligible for rewards in a given stage, a validator must submit votes in >= 50% of that stage’s slots.
If a validator isn’t able to submit >= 50% of votes for a stage and still feels they should receive awards for that stage, they can petition Solana for reconsideration.
No. Please see section ”2d Tour de SOL Details” of the TOUR DE SOL PARTICIPATION TERMS for details.
Yes. A validator be disqualified from the Tour de SOL if they engage in prohibited conduct and/or fails to provide the minimum level of services described in question #4 above.
Please also see Section “4 Prohibited Conduct” of the TOUR DE SOL PARTICIPATION TERMS for a more detailed description of prohibited conduct.
No. Servers can be in other jurisdictions that differ from a participant’s residency. By signing the TOUR DE SOL PARTICIPATION TERMS the participant has represented that they are delivering their services from the US if they reside there or from outside the US if they are not residing within the US.
Please see the Rewards section for details
Please see Confidentiality.