Rockstar Car Pack Community Photo Contest
ROCKSTAR CAR PACK COMMUNITY PHOTO CONTEST
COMMON TERMS USED IN THESE RULES:
These are the official rules that govern how the Rockstar Car Pack Community Photo Contest promotion will operate (“Contest”).
This is a skill-based Contest. The object of this Contest is to create the best in-game photos of any content in the Xbox One game title Forza Horizon 2. All eligible entries received will be judged using the criteria described below to determine winners.
WHAT ARE THE START AND END DATES?
This Contest starts at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on [Tuesday, March 24, 2015], and ends at 6 a.m. Pacific on [Monday, March 30, 2015 (“Entry Period”).
CAN I ENTER?
You are eligible to enter this Contest if you meet the following requirements at time entry:
· You are a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, and are 18 years of age or older.
o If you are 18 of age or older, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, you should ask your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission prior to submitting an entry into this Contest; and
· You are NOT an employee of Microsoft Corporation or an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary; and
· You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Contest; and
· You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse, child) or household member of a Microsoft employee, an employee of a Microsoft subsidiary, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Contest.
This Contest is void outside the geographic area described above and wherever else prohibited by law.
To enter the Contest you must have access to an Xbox One console, and access to the Xbox One game title Forza Horizon 2.
To submit an eligible Contest entry, complete these steps during the Entry Period:
1.) Log into your Xbox Live account and access the game title Forza Horizon 2
2.) Use the in-game camera to take a photograph of any car from the Rockstar Energy Car Pack from Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One (your “Entry”)
3.) Visit www.forzamotorsport.net and follow the instructions to register and upload your entry to the Contest forum thread. Forum thread is: https://forums.forzamotorsport.net/turn10_postsm284412_Rockstar-Energy-Car-Pack-Photo-Contes.aspx#post_284412
Limit five unique (as determined by the judging panel) entries per person.
We are not responsible for entries that we do not receive for any reason, or for entries that we receive but are not decipherable for any reason.
We will automatically disqualify:
· Any incomplete or illegible entry; and
· Any entries that we receive from you that are in excess of the entry limit described above.
To be eligible for judging an Entry must meet the following content / technical requirements:
· your Entry must be your own original work; and
· your Entry cannot have been selected as a winner in any other contest; and
· Your Entry may only include the trademarks, logos, and designs of Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One for which Sponsor grants you a limited license to use for the sole purposes of submitting an Entry into this Contest.
Entries may NOT contain, as determined by us, in our sole and absolute discretion, any content that:
· is sexually explicit, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic;
· promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing) or a particular political agenda;
· is obscene or offensive;
· defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
· communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or violates any law;
· is not included in the game title Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One
We reserve the right to reject any Entry, in our sole and absolute discretion, that we determine does not meet the above criteria.
Other than what is set forth below, we are not claiming any ownership rights to your entry. However, by submitting your Entry, you:
· are granting us an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide right and license to: (i) use, review, assess, test and otherwise analyze your Entry and all its content in connection with this Contest; and (ii) feature your Entry and all content in connection with the marketing, sale, or promotion of this Contest (including but not limited to internal and external sales meetings, conference presentations, tradeshows, and screen shots of the Contest Entry in press releases) in all media (now known or later developed)
· understand that you will not receive any compensation or credit for use of your Entry, other than what is described in these Official Rules
Please note that following the end of this Contest your Entry may be posted on a website selected by us for viewing by visitors to that website. We are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your Entry by visitors to this website. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your Entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winning Entry.
If you do not want to grant us these rights to your Entry, please do not enter this Contest.
WINNER DETERMINATION AND PRIZES
On or around the close of the Entry Period, a panel of judges will review all eligible entries received and select one potential (pending confirmation of eligibility) Grand Prize winner and nine potential First Prize winners based upon the following judging criteria:
· 50% - Originality
· 50% - Composition
The decisions of the judges are final and binding. If we do not receive a sufficient number of entries meeting the entry requirements, we may, at our discretion, select fewer winners than described above.
In the event of a tie between any eligible entries, an additional judge will break the tie based on the judging criteria described above. The decisions of the judges are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
(1) Grand Prize: A Lamborghini Hurricane 1/18th scale collectible model car signed by Tanner Foust. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $50
(1) First Prize: A Lamborghini Hurricane 1/18th scale collectible model car. ARV $50.
(1) Second Prize: An Xbox One controller signed by Tanner Foust. ARV $50
(1) Third Prize: Rockstar hat signed by Tanner Foust. ARV $15
The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: $165.
If you are a potential winner, we will notify you by sending a message to the e-mail address provided in your Xbox Live profile within seven (7) days following completion of judging. If the notification that we send is returned as undeliverable, or you are otherwise unreachable for any reason, we may award to a runner-up.
If there is a dispute as to who is the potential winner, we will consider the potential winner to be the authorized account holder of the Xbox Live account used to enter the Contest. If you are a potential winner, we may require you to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release and a W-9 tax form or W-8 BEN tax form within 10 days of notification. If you are a potential winner and you are 18 or older, but are considered a minor in your place of legal residence, we may require your parent or legal guardian to sign all required forms on your behalf. If you do not complete the required forms as instructed and/or return the required forms within the time period listed on the winner notification message, we may disqualify you and select a runner-up.
If you are confirmed as a winner of this Contest:
- You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services. However, if for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value; and
- You may not designate someone else as the winner. If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prize, we may award it to a runner up; and
- If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting the prize; and
- If you are otherwise eligible for this Contest, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, we may award the prize to your parent/legal guardian on your behalf; and
- Unless otherwise noted, all prizes are subject to their manufacturer’s warranty and / or terms and conditions.
WHAT OTHER CONDITIONS AM I AGREEING TO BY ENTERING?
By entering this Contest you agree:
· To abide by these Official Rules; and
· To release and hold harmless Microsoft , Mattel, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Contest, or any prize won; and
· That Microsoft’s decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to this Contest; and
· That, by accepting a prize, Microsoft may use of your proper name and state of residence online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Contest, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.
WHAT LAWS GOVERN THE WAY THIS CONTEST IS EXECUTED AND ADMINISTRATED?
This Contest will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Washington for any disputes arising out of this Contest.
If someone cheats, or a virus, bug, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Contest, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Contest. This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Contest, we reserve the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Contest.
If you attempt to compromise the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Contest by hacking or by cheating or committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may ban you from participating in any of our future Contest, so please play fairly.
HOW CAN I FIND OUT WHO WON?
We will post the names of winners who received a prize worth $25.00 or more online at www.forzamotorsport.net. This list will remain posted one month after [April 1, 2015].
WHO IS SPONSORING THIS CONTEST?
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052