What is a Sealed contest?
When contest holders upgrade their contest to Sealed, the entries of other freelancers are hidden from you. Likewise, your entries will be concealed from the competition.
Only the contest holder will be able to see all of the entries until a winner is declared. This feature is valuable to contest holders because it encourages variety in the design styles and originality among freelancers. After a winner is chosen, you will be able to see all other entries, including the winning entry.
Entries in Sealed contests appear like this:
The Sealed entry upgrade is valued at $0.50 USD, but when you submit an entry on a Sealed contest, your entry will be automatically upgraded to a Sealed entry for free.