PlANETSIDE 2 SIXTH ANNIVERSARY LOADING SCREEN CONTEST RULES
NO FEE OR PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. THIS PROMOTION IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE LAWS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
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Promotion Description: The Daybreak Game Company LLC (“DAYBREAK”) Promotion ("Promotion") asks DAYBREAK PlanetSide 2 players to create PlanetSide 2 themed art to be considered for in-game loading screens for DAYBREAK’s game PlanetSide 2. The Promotion begins at November 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM PT and ends as of November 30, 2018 at 111:59 PM PT ("Promotion Period"). Promotion is sponsored by Daybreak Game Company LLC, 15051 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 ("Sponsor"). Submissions are administered by Votigo, Inc. (“Votigo”). Winners will be notified on or about Friday, December 7, 2018.
Eligibility: Only the Contestant who created the artwork may enter or win. In the event of a dispute as to authorship, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant. Sponsor’s decisions are final. Promotion is open to PlanetSide 2 players as of November 19, 2018, with a Daybreak Account in good standing, who are natural persons. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Entrants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at time of entry in order to participate. Employees, agents, and contractors of Sponsor are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
Agreement to Rules: By participating in the Promotion, each entrant warrants that he/she fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules, as well as the PlanetSide 2 End User License Agreement, which is incorporated herein by reference, including but not limited to, the right (but not the obligation) for DAYBREAK to use your Submission and in-game character name as an in-game loading screen. Each entrant further warrants that he/she will accept the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
How to Enter: To enter, Contestants submits a [screenshot (F12 takes the screenshot) or piece of original digital artwork] of a PlanetSide 2 themed scene (a Social Setting, Action Scene, or Lore Portrayal) (following the requirements below, accompanied by the Contestant’s in-game character name (the “Submission”). Enter your Submission into the Contest here [votigo link]. You may enter up to three (3) Submissions.
- The Submission must be entrant’s original digital artwork and must follow the in-game user created guidelines in the EULA, such as it must not contain obscene materials or materials that are the intellectual property of any person or entity other than Sponsor
- Limited to three (3) Submissions per person
- Submission must be 1920 x 1080 pixels in size
- Game-appropriate imagery only
- Submissions must be in one of the following categories:
- Best Social Setting
- Best Action Scene
- Best Lore Portrayal
Submission Conditions: By participating in the Contest, you are granting Sponsor (and its licensors) an irrevocable right, fully sublicensable right and license to publish, use, edit, copy, distribute, transmit, perform, and display any or all of the content in your Submission and your character and name/handle, without prior or further approval from you, without territorial, time, or other limitations, for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, marketing, advertising, and promotional purposes. You also hereby waive any so-called “moral rights” in or to the Submission.
Determination of Winners: Submissions will be pre-screened to ensure that they have correctly met the rules set forth herein, and meet with Sponsor’s general standards and practices prior to any judging. Any Submissions that do not will be disqualified. Those quality Submissions may be used in marketing and promotional materials for PlanetSide 2.
Promotion and Judging Criteria:
Judging Criteria ("Judging Criteria") is as follows:
- Originality and creativity of Submission - 70%
- Overall appeal for PlanetSide 2 and chosen category - 30%
Following the conclusion of the Promotion Period, the Submissions will be judged by DAYBREAK judges on the PlanetSide 2 development team. Submissions with the highest total points will be deemed the winners. In the case of a tie, priority will be given to points in artistic merit.
Prizes: Daybreak will choose three (3) winners, one from each category. Each winner of the Promotion will receive a code for Two Thousand (2,000) Daybreak Cash and their Submission will be used as a loading screen in PlanetSide 2. Runners-up may have their Submission used as in-game loading screens, at Daybreak’s sole discretion. All Submissions may be showcased on official PlanetSide 2 and Daybreak social media channels. Approximate Retail Value: US$20. No other prizes will be awarded. No cash or other substitutions may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or component thereof) with another prize (or component thereof) of equal or greater value in the event that a prize is unavailable as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.
General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Promotion is impaired in any way for any reason, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, suspend the Promotion to address the impairment and then, if practicable, resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules, or terminate the Promotion without awarding any prizes if Sponsor determines in good faith that the Promotion cannot be continued due to circumstances that are out of its control. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be in violation of these Official Rules. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
General Terms and Conditions: By participating in the Contest, Contestant agrees that under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Sponsor, its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents, successors, and assigns (the “Released Parties”) be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out participation in the Contest, including without limitation anything associated with the prizes, even if any or all of the Released Parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, and therefore such exclusions may not apply to you. By participating in the Contest, Contestant waives any and all rights to bring any claim or action related to his/her participation in any forum beyond one (1) year after the first occurrence of the kind of act, event, condition or omission upon which the claim or action is based. By entering, each Contestant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person, entry, or e-mail address that Sponsor determines to be in violation of any term contained in these Official Rules. Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensors, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, legal advisors, prize providers, and the respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and representatives of each, are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, stolen, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible or postage-due entries, notices, releases, forms, affidavits, or other correspondence; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, interruptions or difficulties of any kind; (iii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result from participation in the Contest or arising from the Contestant’s access to and use of any Daybreak internet site (or social media page run by Sponsor), including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, to the extent permitted by law; or (vi) any errors in any materials associated with the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest if any problem corrupts the administration, security, or operation of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Disputes: The Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California. As a condition of participating in the Contest, Contestant agrees that any and all actions or proceedings related to the Contest shall be exclusively brought in the County of San Diego, State of California (if under state law) or the Southern District of California (if under Federal law), and the parties agree not to raise in connection therewith, and hereby waive, any defenses based upon the venue, the inconvenience of the forum, the lack of personal jurisdiction, the sufficiency of service of process or the like in any such action or suit brought in the State of California.
Promotion Results: The winner will be announced by in-game character name on the Daybreak and PlanetSide 2 social media. To obtain a copy of the winner list or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Attn: PlanetSide 2 Producer “Sixth Anniversary Loading Screen Contest” Daybreak Game Company LLC, 15051 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128. Requests must be received no later than December 31, 2018.
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