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Condé General CONTEST RULES

To all prospective contestants:
Any contest run by Condé Systems will never ask a fee for participants.
Dates and rules may be announced. Dates may be changed, extended or stopped at the discretion of Condé at any time without notice.

For all questions, please contact
Bobbi McMullen
Marketing Coordinator
bmcmullen@conde.com
800-826-6332 x272

Note: Submissions shall be treated as being free of restrictions and limitations on their use, reproduction, and publication.

General Guidelines

Decoration Contests:
The goal here may be to decorate a product that Conde sells. Parameters for any decorating project will be defined and spelled out in Contest Announcements. A way to get a free product for the contest may be offered.
It must be a product sold by Conde Systems.
You must use dye sublimation or heat transfer to make the item.
You must upload the entry to our Client Gallery

Eligibility
Who is Eligible? Any Condé contest is offered only in the United States and void anywhere prohibited by law. All participants must be of 18 years of age to be eligible to participate. Employees and directors of Condé Systems, Inc. along with affiliated companies and their advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family or members of the households of such employees and directors (whether or not related) are not eligible. By entering, you agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Condé Systems, Inc., which are final and binding in all respect. Any Condé client is eligible to enter, except for current or former employees and relatives of employees of Condé Systems, Inc.
Only US Citizens are eligible for prizes.
Personal Information: Entrants must provide their full name, mailing address, and email address in order to participate. (Email addresses will not be used except to send information about the contest. They will not be sold or given to any third party.)

Due Dates
All entries are due by a certain day. That date may be extended, changed or stopped without notice, at the discretion of Conde Systems. The uploader may be delayed or the contest administrators may choose to delay an entry, in which case the entrant will be notified. All eligibility will be decided by the Contest Admin. If you experience problems uploading, please call your Account Manager, who will be glad to help you and make sure your entry is valid.

Requirements
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. However, you will need to open a Condé “Online Ordering Account” in order to upload your photos. You can call your Conde Account Manager and ask for a free sample item to use for your entry, if needed.
Quantity: Each entrant may submit as many images as they want to create to the contest.
Release form with complete contact information--this is part of the registration process on line at http://www.conde.com/entryform.html
Art must meet size limitations for on-line submission but there is no size limit on the original. The photos submitted must show an actual product, art alone is not a valid entry.
All entries require a short title for the on-line gallery. Short title is limited to 70 characters for the on-line registration form.
Existing Works: We would prefer you create new artwork for this contest. Existing works may also be submitted, but we are more likely to select artwork that is new and fresh.
Copyrights: Entrants must submit photo of artwork for which they own the copyright. Submitting others’ work on their behalf is not permitted; submitting others work as one’s own is illegal in most countries (it is copyright infringement).
Artist originality: All images must be the product of the entrant, with full rights to the use of any images used. Condé will post online the entries and entering the contest grants the automatic permission to post the photos on our website, facebook page and any promotional use we may devise.
Licensing: By submitting images to the contest, entrants are granting a non-exclusive, perpetual license for the artwork to be displayed on the contest web site and, if selected, for a printed product of the artwork to be made and displayed in the exhibition. Artists should take care when submitting existing work that the license granted to the contest does not conflict with previous licenses for the artwork. If a conflict is found at a later date, the artist agrees to indemnify the contest against any damages resulting from conflicting licenses.
Content: Artwork may be submitted that is created with any tools, software or hardware. Artists should remember that this is not just an art contest, but also a device decoration contest. Entries should also not contain grossly offensive or blatantly pornographic material; such entries may be refused (and not displayed on the contest web site).
Contest Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected or incomplete entries. All entries should be for this contest and will not be kept for future contests.
Selection
The selection panel will select works for inclusion in the exhibition. They will do so based on their own criteria and their own judgment as to the quality of the work. Final choices of the selection panel will be announced to the entrants, on social media, and on the contest web site within a two-three week period after the end of the competition.
Artwork
Initial entries must be submitted as 72 dpi jpeg images into our Client Gallery on conde.com
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Awards and Exhibits
The Winners will be announced and a notification email will be sent out within 21 business days of the selected results. All taxes, including federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Selected works may be chosen for exhibit at the Condé Systems facility in Mobile, Alabama. They may also be exhibited at various trade shows during the year, or at any time on social media.
Awards are designated and announced for every contest
No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of prizes permitted, except by Contest Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable or greater value.
Winner is responsible for all taxes, surcharges and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. The Prize is neither refundable nor transferable, and cannot be extended. Prizes once issued in the name of the winner are not transferable or refundable. Note that all applicable taxes and issuance fees are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Prize must be accepted as awarded and no cash equivalent is available.
NO SUBSTITUTION OF PRIZES IS PERMITTED EXCEPT BY CONTEST SPONSOR IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. CONTEST SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE ANY PRIZES WITH ANOTHER PRIZE OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE. PRIZES ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND ARE NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH OR CREDIT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART.
By accepting the prize, where permitted by law, winners grant Condé Systems, Inc., and those acting pursuant to Condé Systems, Inc.’s authority (and agree to confirm said grant in writing) the right to use and publish his/her name, portrait, picture, voice and likeness for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without additional consideration, worldwide, and on the internet, without notification, review or approval. Further, participants release and agree to hold harmless Condé Systems, Inc., its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, participation in any giveaway related activity, or participation in this Giveaway.
Condé Systems, Inc. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the sweepstakes or web site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; to be acting in violation of the terms of the web site, or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
Evaluation criteria
The entries will be judged not only on creativity and originality, but also on whether the items would be marketable as a viable product.   Judges consist of selected members of the Condé Systems, Inc. staff.
BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES. The Official Rules will be posted at the Contest Site throughout the Contest. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects.