Terms & Conditions
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. How to participate
1.1 How to Enter: By entering the G3 SkiGraphiks Contest, you (the
Contestant”) AGREE to be bound by these Official Rules and Regulations of the Contest and by all decisions of Genuine Guide Gear (G3). You may enter the Contest by going to www.genuineguidegear.com and then following the instructions listed. The Web page will provide you with a Template that you need to download in order to enter the Contest. You may usea computer or conventional art supplies to design a ski topsheet. Your design needs to be submitted to G3 as required by the instructions supplied. The Entry must comply with all instructions of the Contest and all of the Rules in order to be eligible. Entries must be submitted to the Contest by e-mail only. Upon completion, each Entry will be deemed an eligible Entry upon being received and approved by G3 and will be entered into the Contest for One (1) chance to win the Prize.
G3 will not acknowledge receipt of Entries. Entries will not be returned to Contestants and become the property of G3.
1.2 Eligibility: The Contest is open to all who, at the time of entry are eighteen (18) years or older, or if under the age of 18 the entry must be accompanied by a consent form signed by a parent/guardian.
1.25 Upon entering the contest all contestants agree that (i) the confirms compliance will all contest rules; (ii) acceptance of the Prize on the terms and conditions as offered if judged a winner; (iii) acknowledging the non- responsibility of G3 and their respective agents in respect to any injuries, loss, or misfortune related to the Contest or the Prize; and (iv) acknowledging that G3 and its agents have an unrestricted right to publish, in its discretion, such Winner’s name, photograph, portrait, likeness, voice and any film rendering or tape recording of such Winner for advertising and promotional purposes in connection with the Contest in any form of publication or display including, without limitation, newspapers and other print publications, radio and television broadcasts, film releases and interactive media worldwide without compensation other than the Prize offered.
1.3 Contest Period: G3 will begin accepting Entries for the September Contest on September 1, 2011, with subsequent contests beginning the 1st of October, November and December. The Entries must be received by G3 no later than Five (5) PM Pacific Standard Time, on September 30th, 2011 (“Contest End”) in order to be eligible for the September Contest, with October 31st being the end date for the October contest, November 30th the end date for the November contest and December 31st, 2011 being the end date for the December contest. G3 is not responsible for any late, lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, incomplete, ineligible or misdirected Entries.
2.1 Prizes: Monthly Winner shall receive one pair of special edition skis with the winning design as its topsheet. The Prize has no cash value and is non-transferrable. Skis could take between six weeks and three months from closing date of contest to be delivered. Monthly Winners requesting skis to be shipped outside of continental North America should expect to pay a 75.00CND shipping fee.
2.2 Prize Odds: The odds of winning the Contest are dependent upon the number of Entries received by G3 for the Contest. G3 reserves the sole right to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest at any time without any liability to any Contestant.
2.3 Prize Selection: A panel of Three (3) Judges appointed by G3 will evaluate all eligible Entries and will select monthly Winners. Judging will be influenced by the public judging as shown on the contest website, however G3 reserves the right to chose winners based on discretion. All decisions made by G3 with respect to all aspects of the Contest are final and binding on all Contestants.
2.4 Notification of Selection: G3 will attempt to contact the Winners based on the information supplied with the entry. If a Winner cannot be reached within four (4) business days of the Judging Date, then the Winner will no longer be eligible to win the Contest. An alternative Winner will be selected from the remaining eligible Entries received. Prior to receiving a Prize, each Winner is required to sign a release form that agreeing to all contest rules and giving all rights to the work to G3 in exchange for accepting the award.In the event of a minor being declared a Winner the release form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. If a Winner is unwilling or unable to comply with the Official Contest Rules and Regulations, such Winner will be disqualified and another Entry will be selected from the remaining eligible Entries received.
3.1 Intellectual Property Rights: The Contestant warrants that he/she is the owner of all copyright and other intellectual property rights in and to the Design; that he/she is the sole creator of the Design; that the Design is original; that the Design is not defamatory and does not contain any obscene or blasphemous material; that he/she has all necessary contents and permissions in writing and signed from any and all individuals, locations, venues and other third parties portrayed or otherwise featured in the Design; that use of the Entry by G3 will not infringe the worldwide copyright or other worldwide intellectual property rights of any third party or create any other liability for G3 and will not in any way be unlawful; that he/she will not be in breach of any contractual or other pre-existing obligation that is binding upon them.
The name “Genuine Guide Gear”, the name “Skigraphiks” and the symbol “G3”, and all derivations thereof, and the content of www.genuineguidegear.com, including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features, and the like and all the registered and unregistered trade marks, service marks and logos contained therein, are owned or licensed to G3, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. G3 reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the above-described intellectual property for any commercial purposes.
3.2 Design Rights: By participating in this Contest, the Contestant ACKNOWLEDGES AND TRANSFERS and RELEASES to G3 all legal rights that the Contestant has to the Design. The Design becomes property of G3 upon submission of the Entry. G3 has the authority and legal right to use the Design in any way that G3 deems appropriate, including but not limited to: any form of publication or display including, without limitation, newspapers and other print publications, radio and television broadcasts, film releases and interactive media worldwide. G3 has the right to amend, change, revise, alter or incorporate all or part the Design, in whole or in part any way that G3 may so desire.
3.3 Governing Law and Jurisdiction: This Contest and the application or interpretation of the Official Contest Rules and Regulations shall be governed by the applicable laws of Canada and of the Province of British Columbia and each Contestant irrevocably agrees attorns to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of British Columbia.
3.4 Privacy/Use of Personal Information: By participating in the Contest, the Contestant: (a) grants to G3 the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; (b) grants to the Sponsors the right to use his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (c) acknowledges that G3 may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers in connection with any of the activities listed in
(a) and (b) above.
3.5 Interpretation: In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Contest Rules and Regulations shall prevail, govern and control.
3.6 All decisions made by G3 are final. The prize is not redeemable in cash and must be accepted as awarded. Approximate value of prizes vary. This contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Winners are responsible for all local, state and federal taxes on the prizes.