CONTEST BEGINS AT 12:00:00 AM (PT – Los Angeles Time) ON May 17, 2012 AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM (PT – Los Angeles Time) ON May 31, 2012 (THE "PROMOTION PERIOD").
A) The Work
B) The Work may originate in any medium, but must ultimately be reduced to a digital file and be submitted to the proper Bands' Contest Gallery found on the Contest Site in the form of a PNG or JPG and using the template provided at the Contest Site.
All Works submitted will remain the exclusive property of the Entrant, provided that:
The four (4) winners, one for each Band, will have their winning Works created on skate decks to go on tour with Fearless Records at the Vans Warped Tour to be auctioned off later with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the non-profit organization Boarding for Breast Cancer. As between the Entrant and Fearless Records, Fearless Records will assume responsibility for all costs associated with the manufacture and display of the Works onto a skate deck including production, shipping and handling. Entrants of the winning Works agree to these terms and further agree that either Fearless Records or DeviantART may display the Works elsewhere at their discretion without compensation, including its websites and social media platforms.
Potential winners will be selected on or about June 6, 2012, from all eligible and qualified entries. Twenty (20) semi-finalists (five  per Band) will be selected by full-time deviantART Staff on the basis of (i) success of the design in representing the bands' music and attitude, ii) creativity and originality and (iii) technical skill. The 20 semi-finalists will be posted the same day as the Winners Announcement. Only one entry per Entrant may be chosen as a semi-finalist entry. The four (4) prize-winning Works will be selected by each Band with a grand prize-winner from the four winning Works chosen by a professional skater. 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 to the appropriate number of semi-finalists or ranked winners as applicable. Judging of the winners will be based on Success of the Design in Representing the Bands' Music and Attitude, Creativity and Originality and Technical Skill in whatever proportion the judges deem appropriate.
Four (4) winners will be chosen by the Band (one per band) with one Grand Prize-Winner selected from the winners and there will be sixteen (16) Semi-Finalists Prizing Packages will consist of the following:
Grand Prize Package: the winning Work on a Hooligan Skateboards skate deck signed by the corresponding Band; two (2) VIP passes to the Vans Warped Tour*; Meet & greet with the band at the Vans Warped Tour*; Vans Warped Tour merchandise (skateboard deck, DVD, compilation); autographed merchandise from Fearless Records; Sony Bloggie Live HD Camera; $100 USD GelaSkins gift certificate; framed dA artwork of winner's choice**; deviantWEAR hoodie of winner's choice***; dA PRO Nomad Bag; 2,000 deviantART Points and 6-Month Premium Membership to deviantART. (Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each Grand Prize: $1,320.85 USD).
Three Winner Prize Packages: winning Work on a Hooligan Skateboards skate deck signed by the corresponding Band, Vans Warped Tour merchandise (skateboard deck, DVD, compilation); $100 USD GelaSkins gift certificate; and Fearless Records merchandise; and dA Black Laptop Messenger; 2,000 deviantART Points; deviantWEAR T-shirt of winner's choice and 6-Month Premium Membership to deviantART. (ARV of each Runner-Up Prize Package: $540.90 USD).
Sixteen Semi-Finalists Packages: 800 deviantART Points and a 3-month Premium Membership to deviantART. Grand Prize and Runner-Up Winners do not receive this package. (ARV of each Semi-Finalists Prize Package $17.95 USD).
Total ARV of all prizes: $3,230.75 USD. All prizes will be awarded (assuming sufficient number of entries). Sponsor reserves right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. 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. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or damaged prizes.
*Travel and accommodations are not included. Tickets for performance close to place of residence not guaranteed. Non-US winner will be offered an opportunity to attend a similar event close to place of residence if available.
**Selected framed print must be no more than $200.00 USD before taxes
***"deviantWEAR Hoodie of winner's choice" and "deviantWEAR T-shirt of winner's choice" applies to in-stock items only.
Contest open to deviantART members who are at least thirteen (13) years old as of May 17, 2012, except employees and volunteers (and their immediate families and members of the same household) of Sponsor and/or Fearless Records and their respective affiliates, agents, judges and 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. First, second and third place winners agree to Sponsor's and Fearless Records' use of his/her name, address, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes 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 their 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 and warrants that s/he is eligible to participate in this Contest. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, Fearless Records 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.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
To obtain winner's list, go to www.deviantart.com. Winners list will be available after selection and verification of winners.
deviantART, Inc., 7095 Hollywood Blvd., #788, Hollywood, CA 90028; Fearless Records; Fearless Records,16400 Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 204, Huntington Beach, CA 92649; Hooligan Skateboards, 134 Paseo De La Concha, Unit A, Redondo Beach, CA 90277; and Boarding for Breast Cancer, 1505 Aviation Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278.
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