SixPoolGaming.com presents “Hang with Us
There are three (3) phases to the Contest:
Phase 1: The Contest Entry Period;
Phase 2: The Contest Judging Period; and
Phase 3: The Grand Prize Winner Announcement.
To Enter: Complete a full Premium Membership Subscription to SixPoolGaming.com and submit a forum post in the thread “Hang with Us” explaining: why you would like to go on a SC2 trip with SixPoolGaming. This can be in written, video or photo format. *Make it creative!
By your submissions, you represent and warrant that they are your own original creation, have not been copied in whole or in part from any other work and do not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right of any person or entity (including any rights of privacy or publicity). Once submitted the post becomes the exclusive property of the Contest Entities and will not be returned. By entering, you grant The SixPoolGaming Company and anyone they may authorize permission to display your post on SixPoolGaming.com.
Once submitted the post becomes the exclusive property of the Contest Entities and will not be returned. By entering, you grant The SixPoolGaming Company and anyone they may authorize permission to display your post on SixPoolGaming.com.
Contest Judging Period: The Contest Judging will be Tuesday, January 01, 2013. The judges will select a total of one (1) Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize winner will be selected by SixPoolGaming.
The winner will be selected on the basis of originality, style and creativity. At the time of selection, the Judges will rank the top candidates so that in the event that the winner cannot participate for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected. The Judgesʼ decisions will be final and binding.
The Grand Prize Winner Notification and Announcement: The Grand Prize Winner will be notified on Tuesday, January 01, 2013 and will be announced in January 2013. Winner will then have their choice of a trip to 1 MLG or Dreamhack 2013 event. SixPoolGaming will arrange all travel accommodations.
The Contest is open only to SixPoolGaming premium membership holders who are 18 years of age or older. By entering the Contest, participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Contest Entities, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees, divisions, retailers, agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all damages whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Contest or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of prizes. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the Judges (SixPoolGaming.com), whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Void in territories and where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Sponsor will award one (1) Grand Prize package to one SixPoolGaming Premium Member. The Grand Prize is as follows: a trip with SixPoolGaming, a round trip airplane ticket, lodging and entrance to Starcraft 2 event of choice. The Total ARV of the prizes is $2,000. No substitution of prizes, except at the discretion of SixPoolGaming. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash value. Package not to exceed $2,000.00 usd. If the individual selected decline to participate or is unable to fulfill Contest requirements or if, by reason of accident, illness or emergency, the person is unable to travel or must return home early, or if the individual’s participation is terminated by SixPoolGaming prior to trip completion, there will be no cash compensation.
Limit: One Grand Prize per person. The Contest Entities will award prizes only upon winner confirmation, verification and final approval. No substitution, transfer of any prize or cash alternative permitted, except by one of the Contest Entities who reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if prize, or portion of prize, becomes unavailable. The Grand Prize Winner may be notified by phone or e-mail and will be required to satisfactorily complete an Affidavit of Eligibility showing that winner has complied with these rules, and if winner is a minor, a parental affidavit of eligibility and publicity release/prize acceptance, a Liability and Publicity Release, The prize winner must agree in writing that SixPoolGaming and anyone they may authorize may without compensation publish, display and otherwise use winner’s name, photograph or other likeness, biographical information and statements concerning the Contest of SixPoolGaming for purposes of advertising and promotion without additional compensation. The potential winner then and only then becomes the “winner”. The winner must also demonstrate to SixPoolGaming, at least 30 days prior to departure, ability to timely obtain (i) a valid U.S. passport, or in the case of non-citizen, a valid foreign passport, U.S. immigration documents, and other documentation allowing the individual to leave and to legally re-enter the United States. All information submitted is subject to verification by SixPoolGaming. SixPoolGaming Times reserves the right to revoke the prize in the event of material misrepresentation. If the potential winning entrant of any prize cannot be contacted; is ineligible; fails to return the completed and executed Affidavit and Release, if the Prize Notification is returned undeliverable; or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner as selected by the Contest Entities.
SixPoolGaming reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the trip, in whole or in part, in its sole discretion, as well as the right, in its sole discretion, to dismiss the winner from further participation in the trip as a result of conduct that is considered improper or offensive to the local community, is likely to be detrimental to the health or safety of the winner or other individuals, or demonstrates that the individual is not capable or unwilling to participate fully in the trip experience.
The Contest Entities are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware, software or web site. The Contest Entities are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer or telephone transmissions or technical failure, jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions, for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, howsoever caused, or other error of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic. Entrants found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, as solely determined by the judges, will be disqualified. If disqualified for any of the above abuses, the Entities reserve the right to terminate entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Contest. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Contest Entities reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Contest Entitiesʼ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The Contest Entities reserve the right to terminate, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest if any fraud, virus or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Contest, as determined by any of the Contest Entities in its sole discretion. In such event, the Contest Entities reserve the right to award the prize to the entrant whose submission has received the highest average and most number of ratings at the time of the impairment. Only the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In no event will more prizes be awarded than those listed in Rule #3. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the online entry in question will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A Potential Winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the Potential Winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
By entering the Contest and/or accepting the prize, entrants/prize winners agree to: (a) be bound by these rules; (b) release SixPoolGaming from all liability, claims, action, or proceedings relating to the Contest and from injuries or damages arising in connection with or relating to participation in the Contest, or use or misuse of the prize; and (c) waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules. By accepting the prize, winner further acknowledges that the Sponsor and any other entity involved with this Contest have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied in fact or in law, relative to the prize or prize suppliers or to any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose including, without limitation, use of any equipment associated with the prize. All taxes and other expenses not specified herein, including federal, state, local, and departure, licenses and registrations, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest, to void suspect entries and/or cancel, terminate or suspend any portion of this Contest should a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest and, in any such event, at its discretion, select winners from eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the event requiring such termination, cancellation or suspension.
TAX INFORMATION: All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner.
Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and the Contest Entities in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Virginia, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The SixPoolGaming “Hang with Us” Contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Thursday, September 20, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Monday, December 31, 2012 (“Contest Entry Period”).