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Bully: Scholarship Edition Contest Official Rules

Posted on Mar 5, 2008 12:03:59 PM by: Mark Fajardo

Gamers Platform Contest

Gamers Platform is proud to announce Got Bully? Contest

Write a brief story of your experience when you were bullied at school or when you were bullying. No offensive stories should be written. This can be fictional or non-fictional. Make it short but funny. Your entries will be judged by three judges.

Rules

1. Eligibility. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. PROMOTION OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO) and CANADA. IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF THESE AREAS, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE, AND GAMERS PLATFORM RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO ENTRANTS WHO RESIDE IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS. To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed and received by us in the format designated below. Directors, officers and employees of SPONSORS directly involved in the contest, judging, and any of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any prizes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Offer void where prohibited. Limit one entry per person, per day.
2. Disclaimer. Gamers Platform, Sponsors, all participating prize providers, 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 Promotion disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion.
3. Promotion Period. The Promotion period is from 12:00 AM Pacific Time, March 5, 2008 to 11:59 PM Pacific Time, March 14, 2008 (the “Promotion Period”). All entries must be received during the Promotion Period to be eligible to win a prize. Check back for contest dates.

4. Prizes.
1 (ONE) Grand Prize Winner, who would receive:

* 1 (ONE) copy of Bully: Scholarship Edition for the Nintendo Wii
* 2 (TWO) Bully Themed Bumper Stickers

2 (TWO) First Prize winners who will each receive:
* 2 (TWO) Bully Themed Bumper Stickers

Many will enter; a total of 3 (THREE) will win.

Prizes returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within ten (10) days after delivery of notification will be forfeited and will not be awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. Prizes won by a minor (as determined by the laws of state or province of residence) will be awarded to a parent or legal guardian on the minor’s behalf. Limit one prize per household or address. All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).

All applicable taxes and any license, destination and delivery charges are the sole responsibility of each winner.

In the event of a dispute about the identity of the entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
5. How to Enter. go to www.gamersplatform.com and click on Bully Banner link to have your chance to participate in the promotion. Limit one entry per person. Just put your story in the comments section. You must be a registered member of Gamers Platform to participate.
6. Promotion Rules.
All prize winners will be determined by a judging panel consisting of three people from Gamers Platform. Prize winners will be notified by email the Friday following the judging To claim a prize, winners should follow the instructions contained in their notification.
7. General Release.
By entering the Promotion, you (and, if you are a minor, your parents or legal guardians) release Sponsor, participating prize providers, 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, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Promotion or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use 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 WHICH MAY BE SUFFERED BY YOU.
8. Use of Winner’s Name, Likeness, etc. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Promotion constitutes permission to use winners’ name, address, likeness 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 a consent to the use of their name, address, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.
9. 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 Sponsor a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules and release of liability.
10. Copyright Notice. The Promotion and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2008 by Gamers Platform. All rights reserved. All code is designed and copyrighted by Mark Fajardo © 2008, used with permission.
11. Miscellaneous. The Promotion and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Nevada. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsors, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Promotion or any entrant’s participation in the Promotion should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Promotion as planned. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Promotion or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Promotion or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Promotion. If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Promotion, please e-mail them to pr@gamersplatform.com or send written questions to:
Gamers Platform
2528 Wooly Rose Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89106