Your Rank and Points

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In the dashboard and on the scoreboard under 'My Waze' in the waze application, you can see your points and rank. You'll be able to follow your progress and driving activity inside Waze. Each field represents a different type of your activity inside Waze. Every night our system will calculate all the points that you accumulated in all the different fields through the day. The system will then allocate you in your new position inside the rank table. Your rank can change on a daily basis.

NOTE: Occasionally, our system has some delays with updating the points. If you think the points have not updated properly, it's worth checking our status page - http://status.waze.com - to make sure that there are no current issues with the points system.

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How are points calculated?

From the blog post [1]:

USA points unit
Normal driving 5 per mile
Road reporting¹ 6 per report
Report comments 3 per comment
Road munching 16 per mile
New road recording 64 per mile
Editing the map² 1.5 per edit
Solving map update requests 3 per request solved
Adding street names 3 per name
Adding house numbers 3 per house number
Forum posts 2 per 3 forum posts
World points unit
Normal driving 3.2 per km
Road reporting¹ 6 per report
Report comments 3 per comment
Road munching 10 per km
New road recording 40 per km
Editing the map² 1.5 per edit
Solving map update requests 3 per request solved
Adding street names 3 per name
Adding house numbers 3 per house number
Forum posts 2 per 3 forum posts

¹ Pings, chit-chats and their comments do not accumulate points.

² Mass-editing (selecting multiple roads and update them) in Cartouche counts for 1.5 point per road segment you edit, independent of how many fields/attributes are updated. (From the Waze Forum [2] )

Waze ranks

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Waze Baby

Welcome to the world, Wazer! You're a baby now, but not for long... Drive 100 miles to become a Grown up.
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Waze Grown-Up

You've matured and can now pick a new Waze mood. To become a Waze Warrior you'll need to seriously ramp up on points...
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Waze Warrior

Behold the shield! You've reached the top 10% of high scorers in your region. Maintaining it won't be easy...
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Waze Knight

The sword is yours! You've reached the top 4% of high scorers in your region. You're almost Royalty... Keep on looking for point opportunities
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Waze Royalty

You've arrived! You're in the top 1% of high scorers in your region. Drive around knowing you're as VIP as they come...


To reach king level, you have to be in a certain top % of all wazers in your locality (in the US, this is determined by state).

The top % is calculated once a month, and if more and more wazers get points, it's possible that the total amount needed to reach shield / sword / crown will actually go up. While it could be frustrating, it helps us guarantee that no one gets the 'royalty' level for good - it always gives a chance for new wazers to come along and get it.