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SURF CUP PIXSTORY CONTEST

THE CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST.

A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Minors (under the age of 18) must have a parent or legal guardian’s permission prior to entering.

Sponsor: Pixstory Global Holding Inc., 16192 Coastal Highway, Lewes, Delaware 19958, County of Sussex, USA.

  • Eligibility: Pixstory’s Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to those who are: (i) enrolled in a private or public elementary or secondary school (grades K-12) or a home school (grades K-12) in the United States, AND (ii) legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (except residents of Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and U.S. Military installations located in a foreign country). Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Contest Rules (the “Official Rules”) and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
    Winning a Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
  • ELIGIBILITY FOR MINORS.
    • To enter the Contest, you must have the permission of your parent or legal guardian (“Parent“) prior to entering and be: (i) a legal resident of one (1) of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States or the District of Columbia (the “Eligibility Area“), and (ii) be the age of thirteen (13) or above at the time of entry.
    • Each Participant Age 13 – 18 at the time of the contest entry must have the permission of his/her Parent prior to entry and such entry shall be deemed submitted by the Parent and shall be treated as if the Parent had made such entry. If chosen as a winner, the Prize (hereinafter defined) will be awarded in the name of his/her Parent.
    • Eligibility will be determined by Sponsor and/or Administrator in its/their sole discretion.
    • By participating in the Contest, each Participant and his/her Parent agrees to these Official Rules and all the decisions of Sponsor or Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects.
  • Timing: Contest begins on 26 November and ends on 27 November (the “Contest Term”).
  • How to Enter The Contest:
    You must have a Pixstory account in order to enter. If you do not have one, you must create one. After you have successfully created your required account, follow the instructions provided to you.

    All entries must be received at the Contest Site during the Contest Term (beginning¬¬ 6 am, and ending at 12 pm on 26 & 27 November). Contest entries may be submitted as advertised or otherwise prescribed by Sponsor. Entrants must accurately complete all required fields or the entry will be deemed incomplete and will not qualify.

    Limit one (1) Entry per Account (regardless of whether one (1) person has more than one (1) Account or more than one (1) person uses the same Account) for the duration of the Contest Term.

    All Entries must be received by 28 November to be eligible for the Contest.

    Any attempts by an Entrant to submit more than one (1) Entry total may result in such Entrant being disqualified.

    Any attempt by any Entrant to enter by using multiple/different Accounts, email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Entrant's Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and may result in disqualification.
  • Content Requirements:
  • “Content” includes and refers to all information, content, posts and material submitted by you in connection with the Contest (including, but not limited to your submission).

    By submitting any Content, you warrant and represent that such Content: (a) is your original work, (b) has not been previously published, (c) does not infringe upon the rights of any person or entity (including such individual’s and/or entity’s copyrights, trademarks rights, rights of privacy or publicity or any other intellectual property), and (d) that publication of the Content via various media including Web posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party rights.

    BY SUBMITTING ANY CONTENT, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER CONTENT MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, OR ELSEWHERE ON THE INTERNET AS AUTHORIZED BY SPONSOR, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. In consideration for your participation in this Contest and for the opportunity to win a prize hereunder, you hereby grant the Sponsor, the Contest Entities, and another authorized on their behalf, an unlimited, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, non-restrictive, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right and license to use, publish, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, publicly perform, transmit, have distributed, prepare derivative works of, and promote such Content in any form, in all media now known or hereinafter created, anywhere in the world, for any purpose and without consideration to the entrant.

    All Content submitted must confirm to the additional submission requirements set forth as follows to be eligible:

    • (i)   Content must comply with these Official Rules and any Terms of Use/Service on the Sponsor website;
    • (ii)   Content must be uploaded/submitted in the format specified and must comply with the posting requirements set forth above and as posted on the Sponsor website;
    • (iii)   The Content must be free of indecent material or language;
    • (iv)   Content cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity;
    • (v)   Content cannot promote alcohol, cannabis, illegal drugs, tobacco, or firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), and cannot promote or portray any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;
    • (vi)   Content cannot be offensive or hateful;
    • (vii)   Content cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging, libelous, or misleading remarks, comments, or material about the Sponsor or any of their respective products and/or services, or about any other people, products or companies;
    • (viii)   Content cannot infringe on or violate any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, or other intellectual property, proprietary, or contractual right of a third party;
    • (ix)   Content cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images) without permission (Sponsor does not permit the infringement of others’ rights and any use of materials not original to the entrant, except copyrighted materials owned by Sponsor, is grounds for disqualification from the Contest;
    • (x)   The Content cannot be derogatory or discriminatory towards any individual or group of individuals regarding race, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other legally-protected class;
    • (xi)   Content cannot communicate any messages or images inconsistent with the positive images, themes and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate;
    • (xii)   Content cannot depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law.

    ALL DECISIONS REGARDING THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN THE CONTENT SHALL BE AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR. The Sponsor reserves the right to reject any Content, in its sole discretion, based on the terms set forth herein as well as programming and operating practices and policies established by the Sponsor. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants.

    CONTENT POSTED TO THE WEBSITE WAS NOT EDITED BY SPONSOR AND IS THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR.

    All contest entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

    Sponsor reserves the right to remove or void any Content that it deems to be in violation of these Official Rules, in its sole and absolute discretion.

  • Prizes: Two (2) winners in the Boys category will receive:
    • Round-trip, economy-class airfare for the Winner and one (1) of their parents or legal guardians to Turin, Italy, to watch the Juventus men’s football team play;
    • hotel accommodations (1 standard room occupancy, including room tax, subject to certain room availability) in Turin for up to 2 consecutive nights at a hotel selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion;

    While two (2) winners in the Girls category will receive:

    • Round-trip, economy-class airfare for the Winner and one (1) of their parents or legal guardians to Paris, France to watch the Paris St-Germain’s women’s football team play;
    • hotel accommodations (1 standard room occupancy, including room tax, subject to certain room availability) in Paris for up to 2 consecutive nights at a hotel selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

    The Entrant and their guest or parent or legal guardian if Entrant is a minor, must sign a travel release prior to traveling.

    Winner and guest must travel together at the same time on the same itinerary. All travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor.

    The Fair Market Value of the Prize is $2,500 per winner.

    Meals, gratuities, luggage fees, incidental hotel charges and any other travel-related expenses not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner and their guest(s), if any.

    Travel for the trip awarded must take place on and/or within the designated dates and is subject to schedule and availability: alternative travel dates will not be provided

    If the prize winner(s) is unavailable for travel on the designated dates, the specified or prize will be forfeited and may or may not be awarded to an alternate prize winner(s) at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

    Exact travel dates and arrangements may be subject to availability whether specified or not.

    Travel guests must sign and return a travel release before any ticketing of travel occurs.

    Winner and guest must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (e.g., a valid U.S. driver’s license) required for travel.

    In accordance with applicable laws, international travellers are required to possess a government issued passport, if a winner does not have or is unable to obtain a passport within any time constraints related to the prize, the winner will be disqualified.

    Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations.

    Additional prize award details and travel information to be provided to the prizewinner at the time of notification.

    Winner and guest(s), if any, will be required to complete and return the applicable forms and releases.

    Winner must sign a prize acceptance form, provide the information for their travel guest(s), a W-9 form, an affidavit or verification of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted) signed by both the winner and travel guest.

    Winner(s) and guests are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.

    Unclaimed prize(s) will not be awarded.

    Certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Any and all airfare, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, phone calls, luggage fees, travel insurance and applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) and any and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.

    If, for any reason, any part of the trip package is cancelled or shall become unavailable, postponed or cancelled, the Sponsor shall have no further responsibility for that portion of the prize and the prize will be awarded without the inclusion of the item on the same itinerary.

    The Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage.

    The Sponsor is not responsible for any travel delays, flight cancellations or difficulty. If travel delays, cancellations or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of trip, the Sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.

    Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.

    If forfeited for any reason, winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of the Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.

    Winner and guest must comply with all applicable laws, and any rules and regulations established by the Sponsor’s prize partner(s), if any; such as hotels, airlines, trains, ships, concert or event venues etc. Winner agrees that acceptance of any trip taken as a prize is done so entirely upon their own initiative, risk, and responsibility.

    BY ACCEPTING PRIZE, WINNERS ACCEPT THE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS NATURE AND RISK IN ANY TRAVEL OR TRANSPORTATION, SUCH RISK INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH, ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER PARTICIPATION IN THE PRIZE EVENT IS VOLUNTARY, ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THERE ARE NATURAL FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES WHICH MAY IMPACT ON OR AFFECT THE SAFETY OF THE ACTIVITIES HE/SHE IS PARTICIPATING IN AND HE/SHE ASSUMES THE RISK OF SUCH FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES AND AGREES THAT THE SPONSOR AND RELEASED PARTIES SHALL NOT BE IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING INJURY AND/OR DEATH.

  • Winner Selection:
  • Prize winners will be selected by the Sponsor, and awarded on the basis of writing skill, creativity and originality. The decisions of Sponsor and/or such judges chosen by the Sponsor will be final. If a winner is unable to be notified for any reason for any amount of time, or does not claim the prize within the appropriate time given, the applicable prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.

    Potential winners are subject to verification, including verification of eligibility. If an Entrant is unable to verify their information, the Entrant will automatically be disqualified and their prize, if any, will be forfeited. The Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate winner in the event that any winner is disqualified, cannot be contacted, or is deemed ineligible for any reason, or is not available to participate in any applicable Contest events.

    As a condition of participating in the Contest, entrants agree and acknowledge that in order to receive a prize and be deemed a winner, Entrants must execute the official waiver provided by the Sponsor and agree to the terms herein, including but not limited to the prize conditions.

  • LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY/RELEASES:
  • By submitting an entry in the Contest, each Participant (whether declared an Official Winner or not) and his/her Parent agree (and agree to affirm to such in writing) to forever and irrevocably release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, licensors, employees, representatives, contractors, and agents (the “Released Parties“) from any liability, claims, demands, and causes of action from personal injury, loss or damage of any kind, including death, or property damage, theft, or loss suffered or resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest or the use, misuse or acceptance or possession of the Prize or any portion thereof, or participation in any Contest-related activity, access to and use of each website associated with this contest and/or downloading from such site, or any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, or merchandise delivery.

    CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

    WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE CONTEST, ALL PRIZES, AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE CONTEST SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

    Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that Sponsor or Administrator find to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

    Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

  • TAXES: Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Sponsor, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported to the IRS as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes, related to prize acceptance and use not specified herein. Each winner must provide the Sponsor with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.
  • Publicity Rights: By acceptance of a Prize, each Winner agrees to allow Sponsor, and/or its designees the perpetual right to use his/her name, photos and/or likenesses, and statements for Contest, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to on the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except as and where prohibited by law.
  • GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: The Contest and these Official Rules are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of California.
  • Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Contest, each Participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, the Prize awarded, or the determination of the Official Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
    Participant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Contest Entities’ entire liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event, shall the Contest Entities be liable for attorneys’ fees and/or experts’ fees and costs.
    Participant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

  • USE OF INFORMATION:
  • Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in this Contest will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor and its agents solely for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Contest as described in these Official Rules or as stated in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, as posted at https://www.pixstory.com/privacy-policy/.

    Sponsor will retain the entrant's personal data for a reasonable period of time to enable it to send that entrant any prize that they have won and to verify that these Official Rules have been complied with, and for accounting purposes.

    After the termination of such period, the personal data will be deleted.

  • Winners List: You may access a list of the winners at any time by visiting the Pixstory website.