Masters of Scrap Competition 2017: Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Masters of Scrap Competition (“The Contest”) is sponsored by Scrapaneers LLC and our participating sponsors (“Contest Sponsors”). Selection of winners and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final and binding on entrant in all aspects. Neither Scrapaneers LLC nor Contest Sponsors will be responsible for typographical, printing or inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or in other materials relating to the Contest. If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact Scrapaneers.com here.
The Masters of Scrap Competition is open to all individuals 18 years or older at the time of entry or age of majority in their geographic domicile. This Contest is void where prohibited by law. Staff members of Scrapaneers.com, and Contest Judges and their immediate family members, and any persons domiciled with such staff members and judges, are ineligible. Contest Sponsors are ineligible. The Contest consists of a Skilled contest.
The Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Date Time (“EDT”.) on August 7th, 2017 and ends in its entirety at 11:59 p.m. EDT on September 3rd, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). Sponsor is the official time-keeper for this Contest.
4. The Contest.
The Contest is divided into 8 individual Tournaments (“The Tournaments”) over a four (4) week period; two (2) Tournaments are hosted per week:
- Tournaments 1 & 2 begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 7th, 2017 and end August 13th, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
- Tournaments 3 & 4 begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 14th, 2017 and end August 20th, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
- Tournaments 5 & 6 begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 21st, 2017 and end August 27th, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
- Tournaments 7 & 8 begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 28th, 2017 and end September 3rd, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
Entrants who complete any one (1) Tournament within the applicable Tournament Period are eligible to be considered for one of the three (3) Tournament Prize Winners and earn a title of Tournament Winner.
Entrants who complete 8 out of 8 Tournaments within the applicable Tournament Periods are eligible to be considered for one of the three (3) Grand Prize Winners and earn a title of Master of Scrap.
5. How to Enter.
Individuals may enter the Contest by completing the Official Registration sign up form found at this link. After the individual completes the official registration sign up, the entrant may submit an entry to any or all 8 Tournaments before each respective Tournament ends. Only one entry is allowed and eligible per Tournament per entrant.
No one is permitted to submit an entry on behalf of another individual for any reason. Any entry must be submitted by entrant only and any entry submitted by an individual other than the subject will void such entry. In case of dispute as to the identity of an entrant, such entry will be declared made by the registered user of the email account and ISP, and if a prize is won, and such registered user is a valid entrant, the prize will be awarded to such registered user. Registered e-mail account holder and ISP owner is the natural person who has been assigned an e-mail address and assigned a valid ISP address. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an email address and ISP number shall be determined by Scrapaneers LLC in its sole discretion, and Scrapaneers LLC reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest.
6. Tournament Entries.
Entries must be entered into the applicable Tournament gallery in the Masters of Scrap competition gallery hosted at www.scrapaneers.com. Entries must be entered before Tournament Period deadline. Only one entry is allowed and eligible per Tournament per entrant. Entries can not be of layouts or projects previously published or shared publicly online or in print. Layout entries must be original designs and can not be created from or based off of templates designs sold by product designers other than the entrant.
7. Tournament & Grand Prize Winners Notification and Acceptance.
On or about the Wednesday following each Tournament end (August 16, 2017; August 23, 2017; August 30, 2017; and September 6, 2017), a panel of judges (the “Judges Panel”) will select three (3) entries per Tournament for the tournament prize packages described below in Section 8 in an independent review of all valid entries received.
On or about September 7, 2017, the Judges Panel will select three (3) entrants who have completed 8 out of 8 Tournaments before each Tournament end date for the grand prize packages described below in Section 8 in an independent review of all valid entries received.
All potential winners will be contacted using the email address provided at the time of the Official Registration sign up and may be awarded the prize (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules). Scrapaneers LLC’s and Judges Panel decisions as to the administration and operation of the Contest and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
8. Prizes and Odds.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. A total of twenty-four (24) Tournament Winners will receive a prize package (approximate retail values between $85 – $520). Three (3) Grand Prize Winners will receive a prize package (approximate retail values between $620 – $2100). No warranty or guarantee will be given by Scrapaneers LLC in respect to all prizes. Any and all guarantees and warranties are subject to the manufacturer’s or service provider’s terms and conditions, and winners agree to look solely to such entity for any such warranty or guarantee claim. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution, assignment or transfer of prize permitted, except by Scrapaneers LLC, who reserves the right in its sole descretion to substitute a prize with another prize of greater or equal value. Total cumulative retail value of Prize Packages is approximately $7000.00. Items within each prize package are listed below:
By entering the Contest, each entrant grants Scrapaneers LLC. an exclusive, limited-use right to display entries within the Contest gallery for the duration of the Contest and up to 12 months after the Contest ends. If his/her entry is selected as a winning entry, entrant grants Scrapaneers LLC an exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right and license to use the entrant’s submitted entry for publishing and print. Entrant-winner agrees to sign any additional license and release that Scrapaneers LLC may require to provide that Scrapaneers LLC may use entrant-winner’s name, and Contest entries for advertising and promotional purposes without further consideration to entrant-winner in connection with entrant-winner’s use and acceptance of the prize.
10. Verification of Potential Winner
If a potential winner does not respond to notification within twenty (20) calendar days, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternative winner selected. Forfeiture of a prize package and the selection of an alternate (provided sufficient eligible entries are received) winner may result from any of the following: entrant: 1. fails to respond to notification within the required time; 2. is sent an email notification that is returned as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; 3. is deemed ineligible or cannot be notified or contacted; 4. is unable to provide satisfactory proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address; 5. fails to respond to any other required time periods or is otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on prizes.
By completing an official registration form, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judging panels. Scrapaneers LLC reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as solely determined by Scrapaneers LLC. In the event the Contest is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Scrapaneers LLC which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, Scrapaneers LLC reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Scrapaneers LLC reserves the right to award prizes based on the entires received before the termination date.
12. Limitations of Liability.
Limitations of Liability. By entering the Contest, entrant agrees that 1. any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action, and entrant waives his or her right to a jury trial for such disputes, claims, and causes of action; 2. any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred; 3. under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses. BY ACCEPTING THE PRIZE, EACH WINNER AGREES THAT SCRAPANEERS LLC., AND THEIR DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, STAFF, REPRESENTATIVES, AMBASSADORS, JUDGES AND AGENTS, WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY WINNER FOR ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, OR PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant and Scrapaneers LLC or Sponsors, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Virginia, USA, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the valid or enforceable provision was not contained therein.
14. Contest Results.
Names of the winners will be provided after September 7, 2017.