I would like to introduce my community http://www.talkfreelance.com
We have over 400 members and are growing rapidly in size every day, we are aimed at freelance designers and programmers and feature a contests forum.
You can apply for a position on our design team by visiting http://www.talkfreelance.com/apply.php
however you must be an active member of the community to be accepted.
We also have forums for domains, business and marketing and general chit chat
Thanks for checking this thread out, happy new year everyone!