CONTEST BEGINS AT 12:00:00 AM (PT - Los Angeles Time) on January 28, 2015 AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM (PT - Los Angeles Time) ON February 4, 2015 (THE "PROMOTION PERIOD").
Three winners will be selected on or about February 7, 2015, from all eligible and qualified entries. The three winners will be selected by full-time DeviantArt staff on the basis of (i) Success in showing Vlad The Impaler’s transformation , (ii) Technical skill (iii) Artistic impact; all in whatever degree the judges believe to be appropriate in reaching a decision. The judges' decisions are final on all matters relating to the Contest. In the event of a tie in any portion of the judging process, the judges themselves will resolve the tie. The three winners will be announced by appearing one at a time and one per day on February 7, 8, and 9 in home page billboard takeovers and thereafter in a message center announcement to all entrants.
Each of the three winners will receive:
Their winning Work included in a home page billboard takeover for one day with the Work linked to the Entrant’s deviation page for the Work and the Entrant’s name linked to his or her profile page on DeviantArt;
Total ARV of all prizes: $3,000 USD. All prizes will be awarded (assuming sufficient number of entries). No other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted. Sponsor responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of prize winners.
Contest open to DeviantArt members who are current residents of any of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, possessions and U.S. military installations, and who are at least thirteen (13) years old as of January 28, 2015, except employees and volunteers (and their immediate families and members of the same household) of Sponsor, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, and their respective affiliates, corporate parents or subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies. There is no charge for DeviantArt membership.
Potential winners will, and other potential winners may, be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where permitted, a publicity release. Prize may be forfeited if affidavit or releases are not returned within 14 days after mailing to potential winner or if prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable. Each of the three winners agree to Sponsor’s and NBCUniversal Media, LLC’s use of his/her user name on DeviantArt for promotional purposes in connection with use of the Entrant’s Work as permitted in these Official Rules in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law.
This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. This Contest will be governed by the internal laws of the State of California, USA. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the State of California. Sponsor and judges not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, misaddressed, postage due, incorrect or misdirected entries, mail or communications, for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communications devices, or transmission lines or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise. Sponsor and judges not responsible for electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant's e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, or accessing, posting, uploading or downloading information in connection with, this Contest, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend this Contest should any virus, bug, technical failures, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In the event of any such cancellation, termination or suspension, a notice will be posted on the Contest Site and the winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received prior to such time. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from this Contest or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsor or any of its affiliates if the Entrant's fraud or misconduct adversely affects the integrity of the Contest. By participating in this Contest, each Entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the judges, warrants that s/he is eligible to participate in this Contest, and agrees for Entrant and for Entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators to release and hold harmless Sponsor and NBCUniversal Media, LLC and their respective officers, directors, and employees from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such Entrant’s participation in the Contest. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, and their respective directors, employees, officers, and agents, including without limitation, their advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any prize-related activities.
To obtain winner's list, go to www.DeviantArt.com. Winners list will be available after selection and verification of winners as provided in these Official Rules.
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