General terms and conditions
LEGO® Creator of the Month Competition - OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MANY WILL ENTER; FEW WILL WIN A PRIZE.
Creator of the Month competition is a building competition where The LEGO Group during the first seven months of 2014 will challenge the fans of LEGO Creator building toy sets to participate in a building competition online each month with a new challenge.
From January through July you can join by building a model for the challenge that is given by one of the LEGO designers through a competition video. A competition period begins the first day of the month and ends the last day of the month at midnight (CET – Central European Time).
How to enter
To enter, you have to create a model for the challenge by using LEGO bricks from your collection. Then take a picture of it and go online to the competition website: Insert LINK here. Sign in with your LEGO ID – If you don’t have one yet, sign up for free at https://account.lego.com/en-us/SignIn.aspx. Then, upload the picture of your model.
(Acceptable uploads/design formats include:
Photos/images/Video (jpg, jpeg, png, gif, avi, mov, wmv, mpg, mpeg, lxf)
Computer generated designs
Scan/image of designs & illustrations created on paper)
How to win
Each month ONE winner will be chosen by a jury of LEGO designers.
The winning models will be judged by the jury upon:
Inspiring design details
A great color scheme
Buildable using existing LEGO System and LEGO Technic elements
Well thought out functions
The relationship between your age and your design
Humor and imagination
Entries will only be judged in the competition of the month they were submitted. You may resubmit entries to be considered in a different month’s competition if you think your model was so good it deserves a second round.
We want you to make your design as amazing as possible. However, you need to consider the following limitations when creating your design:
Designs for military vehicles or vehicles featuring weapons will not be eligible for the competition
Designs containing defamatory elements or degrading elements will not be eligible for the competition
Copies of/or design infringements relating to any existing third party property or any other intellectual property right will not be eligible for the competition
Use of any building toy parts not produced by the LEGO Group will result in your design being disqualified
Entry photos should show your model design only, and should not show recognizable features of any person or any commercial product
The odds of winning will depend on the skill and talent of the entrant, and on the number of eligible contest entries received during each contest period.
The winner will be contacted directly by The LEGO Group no later than 14 days after the first day of the month following each competition period.
The monthly winner will receive a unique LEGO Creator Trophy. This trophy is NOT sold in retail and can only be won in a LEGO Creator competition. Only 100 copies exist of this model worldwide!
Who May Participate
Open to all persons at all ages, except for the Canadian province of Quebec, and where prohibited by law. Employees of companies in the LEGO Group, agencies and companies associated with the LEGO Group, e.g. suppliers related to the product line and the immediate families of such employees are not eligible contestants.
Intellectual property rights
By entering this competition you accept that the ownership and all intellectual property rights to your design are automatically awarded and transferred to LEGO Juris A/S, Koldingvej 2, 7190 Billund, Denmark without any limitations.
You will not receive any payment for the transfer of your design or any intellectual property rights, nor will you receive any payment for any products that may be sold in connection hereto.
The LEGO Group can use the design and any intellectual rights deriving from the design without any limitations.
Personal data relating to entrants will be used only for the purpose of this competition unless otherwise clearly stated and accepted by you.
The personal information you have to enter is:
- your name,
- address and telephone number, and
- e-mail address.
The LEGO Group is defined as LEGO System A/S and its subsidiaries as described on http://aboutus.lego.com/en-us/lego-group/
By participating, entrants agree to have their name and town of residence published in a Winners’ List, to be made available to the public in accordance with these Official Rules without compensation. Grand Prize Winner will be identified in the Winners’ List by first and last name, and town and country of residence.
General Terms and Conditions
Competition not valid in the Canadian province of Quebec and where prohibited by law. This competition begins on January 1, 2014 and ends on July 31, 2014. Any entry received during a monthly contest monthly contest period will be deemed to be an entry for that particular monthly contest.
Prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives. Any applicable taxes, governmental fees, and other expenses resulting from the prize are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner unless otherwise stated. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the unlikely event that it becomes impractical to award the stated prize. The prize will be shipped no later than 3 weeks after the draw. The winner is deemed to have received the prize on the day it was shipped.
All entry materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, harmful and/or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible.
By entering, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final.
Entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless from and against any and all liability and damages associated with or arising out of an entrant’s participation in this Competition.
Any Potential Prize Winner, who declines to accept a prize, has violated any of these Official Rules, does not respond to the award notification within the specified time, or is found to be ineligible will be disqualified and an alternative Winner shall be chosen. For a list of prize winners, please send request, along with a stamped self-addressed envelope to LEGO® Creator of the Month Winners List, (LEGO Company, 33 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 3UF, UK) not later than September 30, 2014.
All prizes to be awarded. In no case will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
Sponsor reserves the right to alter, amend or close this Competition if necessary. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Competition or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. The use of any device or computer software program to automate the entry process is prohibited.
Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; typographical or transcription error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this competitions; inability to access any web site, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; or transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any web site, or printing or other errors.
In case of dispute, contest entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of record for the LEGO ID account under which the entry was submitted.
Identity of the Sponsor
This Competition is sponsored by LEGO System A/S, Aastvej 1, 7190 Billund, Denmark
The Sponsor can be contacted in relation to the Competition by writing a letter to LEGO Company Ltd., 33 Bath Road, Slough SL13UF, Great Britain, or by phone +441753495000 or by writing an e-mail to: http://service.lego.com/en-us/contactus/contact-us-email/.
LEGO, the LEGO logo, the LEGO Creator logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group of Companies. © 2014 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.