Oh, it shouldn't. Contests don't matter. I mean, contests are almost all the time unfair. Because judges have their own friends and interests. Some prefer to look at the idea of the work, others at the quality and etc. In the past, winners were often chosen because they were friends of the judge(s). But it's not like that now. Although, the first rule still applies to almost all the contests on my opinion.
But do contests really matter? NO! Of course. Your work and your friends here do