Thread: PAX EAST 2016 TOURNAMENT CONTEST RULES

PAX EAST 2016 TOURNAMENT CONTEST RULES

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    PAX EAST 2016 TOURNAMENT CONTEST RULES

    HITMAN: SNIPER TOURNAMENT AT PAX EAST 2016
    OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
    IMPORTANT! Please read these rules before entering the Hitman: Sniper Tournament at PAX East 2016 (the “Contest”). By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Contest Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements.

    Summary
    A. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. CONTEST OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) OVER THE AGE OF 18 ATTENDING PAX EAST 2016.
    B. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS; ELIGIBILITY
    a. Entrant agrees to the official contest rules here.
    b. Entrants must also agree to the Square Enix, Inc. (“Square Enix” or “Sponsor”) online Terms of Service and Privacy Policy when entering the contest available here:
    i. Terms of Service: http://na.square-enix.com/us/documents/tnc
    ii. Privacy Policy: http://na.square-enix.com/us/documents/privacy
    c. Play demo of Hitman: Sniper Death Valley at PAX East 2016, Booth #4044. Time willing, multiple entries permitted.
    d. Contest starts April 22, 2016 at 12:01am ET and ends April 24, 2016 11:59pm ET; all entries must be received by April 24, 2016 at 11:59 pm ET”), although PAX East 2016 may open later or close earlier on those days.
    e. Entrant must be a legal resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), must be 18 years old or older, and be an attendee at PAX East 2016. Entrant (or if a Minor, entrant’s parent or legal guardian) must agree to these official rules.
    f. Use of name, age, and other information for purpose of contacting winner, advertising, and publicity only. Any information missing may disqualify the entry.
    g. Any effect on entrant’s taxes, if applicable, is responsibility of the entrant. Sponsor shall neither provide tax advice to entrant nor a tax-deductible receipt to entrant for any Work selected as a winning entry.
    C. SELECTION
    a. Selection will be based on highest recorded score in two categories: 1) top three scores per day, and 2) top score of the weekend.
    b. Entrants may submit as many scores as they like. Where possible, highest score will be used.
    D. PRIZES
    a. TOP THREE (3) FINALISTS (for each day of the demo—3 days in total):
    i. Three (3) Finalists will obtain a Steam key for the Hitman Full Experience game, valued at approximately $60.00 USD. Total value of all finalist prizes is approximately $540.00 USD.

    b. GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
    i. One (1) Grand Prize winner, in addition to receive a Finalist prize (above) will receive the opportunity to have their name (first, middle, last, or some combination thereof) in the Hitman: Sniper Death Valley game (as a name of one of the survivors). No approximate value.
    E. SUBMISSION: All submissions must be uploaded through the demonstration mobile apps at PAX East 2016 first name, last name, and e-mail address.

    Official Contest Rules

    A. ELIGIBILITY
    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. CONTEST OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) OVER THE AGE OF 18 ATTENDING PAX EAST 2016. IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF THESE AREAS, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE, AND SQUARE ENIX RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO CONTESTANTS WHO RESIDE IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS. If you are under the legal age of majority in your state of residence (a “Minor”), your parents or legal guardians must read, understand, and agree to these Contest rules. To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed and received by Square Enix in the format designated in the Contest Rules found in the Summary above and/or the terms below. Directors, officers, and employees of Square Enix, any of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate family members of each are not eligible to win any prizes. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Offer void where prohibited.
    B. CONTEST PERIOD
    The Contest period is between April 22, 2016 at 12:01am ET and April 24, 2016 at 11:59pm ET; all entries must be received by April 24, 2016 at 11:59pm ET (the “Deadline”), although PAX East 2016 may open later or close earlier on those days. All entries must be received by the Deadline to be eligible to win a prize. Square Enix at its discretion, may determine the valid and official contest entry time(s), should any discrepancies of time occur.

    C. PRIZES
    Contestants will be eligible to win the prizes described in the summary above.
    Prizes will be awarded after winners are announced. Prizes are not transferable. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Square Enix reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize listed in the table above. Prizes won by a Minor (as determined by the laws of the contestant’s state of residence) will be awarded to a parent or legal guardian on the Minor’s behalf. Actual retail value of prizes may vary due to market conditions at the time prizes are awarded. All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
    IN NO EVENT WILL THE CONTEST WINNERS BE ENTITLED TO ANY FEE, ROYALTY, OR OTHER COMPENSATION OF ANY KIND AS A RESULT OF THE CONTEST. BY ENTERING, EACH CONTESTANT (AND, IF A MINOR, HIS OR HER PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN) IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO COMPENSATION FOR SQUARE ENIX’S USE OF SUCH CONTESTANT’S ENTRY MATERIALS (AS DEFINED BELOW) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE RULES.

    D. SQUARE ENIX OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
    All entries and other materials (the “Entry Materials”) (including all copyright, trademark, publicity, likeness, and other proprietary rights associated therewith) submitted by you become the property of Square Enix upon submission, and Entry Materials will not be returned to any contestant. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge that Square Enix will own all rights to use, modify, and make derivative works of the Entry Materials, without separate compensation to you or any other person or entity. You agree to take, at Square Enix’s expense, any further action (including, without limitation, execution of affidavits and other documents) reasonably requested by Square Enix to effect, perfect, or confirm Square Enix’s ownership rights as set forth above in this paragraph. Entry materials received by Square Enix may be destroyed by Square Enix at any time following the Contest.

    E. ORIGINAL WORK OF AUTHORSHIP
    You hereby warrant and represent that (a) as between you and parties other than Square Enix, you own all rights to all Entry Materials submitted by you; and (b) other than the fact that all intellectual property embodied in and related to the Hitman: Sniper Death Valley game, including all copyrighted works and trademarks and derivative works thereof, are the exclusive property of Square Enix, all such Entry Materials are original works of authorship on your part and have not been copied, in whole or in part, from any other work and do not violate, misappropriate, or infringe any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right of any other person or entity.
    F. GENERAL RELEASE
    By entering the Contest, you (and, if you are a Minor, your parents or legal guardians) release Square Enix, other participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses, and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty, or other theory. IF YOU ARE A MINOR, YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS FURTHER AGREE TO INDEMNIFY EACH OF THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES DESCRIBED IN THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH THAT MAY BE SUFFERED BY YOU.

    G. SELECTION OF PRIZE
    Prizes shall be selected by Square Enix at their discretion and may vary from photos or images shown in the Contest materials and advertising.

    H. USE OF WINNER’S NAME, LIKENESS, ETC.
    Except where prohibited by law, entry into the contest constitutes permission to use the winners’ names, addresses, likenesses, and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where prohibited by law, winners may be required to execute consent to the use of their name, address, likeness, and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. Each Winner acknowledges that the products related to, and the trademark rights in, the SQUARE ENIX and the HITMAN and HITMAN: SNIPER marks are exclusive to Sponsor or its licensors and include, but are not limited to, the rights to use, reproduce, sell, distribute, broadcast, display, and make derivative works of HITMAN without compensation to the Winner.

    I. AFFIDAVIT & RELEASE
    As a condition of being awarded any prize, winners (and if winner is a Minor, winner’s parent or legal guardian) may be required to execute and deliver to Square Enix a signed Affidavit of Eligibility and acceptance of these Official Contest Rules and release of liability.

    J. WINNERS LIST; RULES REQUEST
    For a copy of the winners list, send a stamped, self-addressed, business size envelope after May 1, 2016 and before June 1, 2016 to Square Enix at the address listed below (Attention: Hitman: Sniper Tournament at PAX East 2016 Winners List). To obtain a copy of these rules, send a stamped, self addressed business size envelope to Square Enix at the address listed below (Attention: Hitman: Sniper Tournament at PAX East 2016 Rules Request). Residents of the states of Washington and Vermont may omit return postage.

    K. COPYRIGHT NOTICE
    The Contest and all accompanying Contest materials are Copyright © 2016 by Square Enix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    L. MISCELLANEOUS
    The Contest and these Official Contest Rules will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the United States. Contestants agree to be bound by these Official Contest Rules and by the decisions of Square Enix, which are final and binding in all respects. Square Enix reserves the right to change these Official Contest Rules at any time, at their discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest or any contestant’s participation in the Contest should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond Square Enix’s control affect the administration, security, or proper play of the Contest or Square Enix otherwise become, as determined at their discretion, incapable of running the Contest as planned. Contestants who violate these Official Contest Rules, tamper with the operation of the Contest, or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Square Enix, the Contest, or any other contestant, in each case as determined in Square Enix’s discretion, are subject to disqualification from entry into the Contest. Square Enix reserves the right to disqualify persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Contest. If you have any questions about these Official Contest Rules or the Contest, please send written questions to Square Enix at the address set forth below.

    M. FORCE MAJEURE
    Square Enix reserves the right to change, suspend, or cancel the contest if, in Square Enix’s discretion, intervening circumstances warrant such change, suspension, or cancellation. Intervening circumstances include, but are not limited to, strikes, labor disputes, war, insurrections, revolutions, terrorism, riots or other civil disturbances, earthquakes, fires, floods, or other natural disasters, governmental restrictions, embargoes or other exercises of governmental authority, unavailability of supplies, components, or material, or any other cause beyond Square Enix’s control.
    N. DISCLAIMER
    Square Enix, all participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees, and agencies will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled, or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer or communications related malfunctions or failures; (c) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses, or damages caused by events beyond the control of Square Enix or other participating sponsors; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.

    O. CONTEST SPONSOR
    The sponsor of the Contest is Square Enix, Inc. Square Enix is a leading developer and publisher of digital entertainment content. Correspondence regarding the Contest or these Official Contest Rules may be directed to the following address:
    Square Enix, Inc.

    Attention: Hitman: Sniper Tournament at PAX East 2016
    999 North Sepulveda Blvd., Third Floor
    El Segundo, California 90245

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    What about a similar tournament for the remaining players, after the update release? People who live and breathe the game should have the chance to have a character named after them. ;(