Yeah, the title is a bit tongue in cheek, but seriously...
I entered an article in the Wikimania contest last year, and I even won a book, and a number of other small items.
I've entered again this year, on the very day the contest opened. I suspect that I was even pointed out for it.
Sharing with the community is a great way to develop friendships and share information. (And win prizes. After all, who doesn't want to be recognized for their work.)