The Happenstance Story comp - which I've entered - are experiencing a delay in getting the results out. Which is a good thing.
A) because they received more than twice the number of entries this year (over 400), which is a trend all over it seems to me. More people are entering comps these days, probably because of the WWW and the fast passing of info.
B) because they have a very thorough and open judging criteria which can be explored here, on their site: