Modify Furniture is excited to launch our first Design Challenge! Whether you’re a seasoned designer or a newbie, here’s your chance to show off your creative side, get your name out there, and win a $200 cash value prize in the process. Entrants will be designing a "drop-in" desk accessory to add form, function, and flair to existing Modify furniture designs.
Design the Next Modify Furniture Drop-in desk accessory.
Terms and Conditions of Modify Furniture Designer Challenge
3 SPONSOR: The Contest is sponsored by Modify Furniture, 540 Barnum Ave. Bridgeport, ct 06724.
4 CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins on March 1, 2017 09:00am EST in the United States and ends on March 15, 2017 , 8:00pm EST("Contest Period"). All dates are subject to change. Entries must be submitted by March 15,2017 order toto qualify.
5 HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. To enter the Contest, You should supply Modify Furniture with your design for the next CNC routed or 3D printed Modify Furniture Drop-in Accessory. Judgement of submissions will be based on the following qualities:
6. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
1. submit image by email of the Perfect Modify Furniture DROP-IN Accessory in any one or more of the following formats (1) .dxf or .dwg files along with drawing (3) sketch up file (4) 3D rendering. Submission should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a brief written explanation of your Drop-in Accessory Design, its function, and the reason why it would be a good addition to the Modify Furniture Drop-in Accessory line. (the supporting statement)
2. Images should also be loaded onto instagram with the hashtag #mymodifydesign If entrant does not have an instagram account, by entering the competition he/she agrees to allow Modify Furniture to post images on the Modify Furniture website and instagram account. No personal identifying entrant information beyond first name and age will be released on instagram in the submission phase of the contest.
During the Contest Period, the Sponsor, its agents and/or the Judges will be evaluating the designs and supporting statements to ensure that they meet the Design Requirements. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant who submits a design and/or supporting statements that does not meet the Design Requirements. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Rules are subject to disqualification.
7 JUDGING: Each design will be evaluated and scored based on the following "Criteria": (i) usefulness of product (ii) creativity and originality (iii) supporting statement - how well the design satisfies the design requirements (iv) adherence to the Design Requirements and these Rules.
8 Modify Is working in conjunction with ShopBot on this Contest and by submitting an entry to the Contest, The Entrant agrees to allow ShopBot to post the winner’s Design and Supporting Statement on their website shopbot.com
9 By submitting a Design, you agree to give up all rights to that Design to Modify Furniture. By submitting a Design, Modify Furniture has the right to produce, sell, and promote that design on modifyfurniture.com and associated social channels. By accepting a reward from Modify Furniture, the Entrant gives up all rights to proceeds or royalties for the Design.
10 Decisions of the judges are final and binding. In the event there are not enough eligible entries, not all prizes will be awarded. If a potential winner is unable for whatever reason to accept their prize, then Modify Furniture reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant
11. Notification Winner: Becoming a winner is subject to validation and verification of eligibility and compliance with all the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the design of the next highest score will be chosen as the potential winner. The winner will be selected and notified by telephone and/or email, at Sponsor's discretion If a winner does not respond to the notification attempt within three (3) days from the first notification attempt, then such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received based on the judging Criteria
12 PRIZE the winner of the Modify Design Challenge will have a total of
1. four of their own design desk accessories made for them and sent to their home within the united States.
2. winner will receive $200 credit for any product sold on the Modify Furniture website.
3, the winning entrant will have their desk accessory added to the Modify Furniture website Drop-in Accessory Line for no less than three months along with their personal description of the design. Winners over 18 must consent to have their name noted in the product description. entrants under the age of 18 may have their first name and age written in the product description on the modify furniture website. A winning Minor will also receive an official congratulatory letter documenting that they were the first place winner of the Modify Design Challenge and featured on the Modify Furniture Website.
13 TAXES: In order to receive a cash prize, potential winners must submit tax documentation requested by Modify Furniture or otherwise required by applicable law, to Modify Furniture The winner and if the winner is a minor, their parents or legal guardians, is responsible for ensuring that they comply with all the applicable tax laws and filing requirements. If a potential winner fails to provide such documentation or comply with such laws, the prize may be forfeited
14 GENERAL CONDITIONS: All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
15 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS: As between Modify Furniture and the Entrant, the Entrant retains ownership of all intellectual and industrial property rights (including moral rights) in and to the Design. As a condition of entry, Entrant grants Modify Furniture a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, adapt, modify, publish, distribute, publicly perform, create a derivative work from, and publicly display the Design for any purpose, including display on the Modify Furniture website, without any attribution or compensation to Entrant. Entries will not be returned.
17 The Designs may also be used for press and media purposes and Entrant agrees to waive any rights and not assert any intellectual property rights that Entrant has or may have in the Design.
18 WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY: Entrants warrant that their Designs are their own original work and, as such, they are the sole and exclusive owner and rights holder of the submitted Design.
20 To the maximum extent permitted by law, Entrant indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified Sponsor at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the Entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Entrant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or accruing from: (i) any Design or other material uploaded or otherwise provided by Entrant that infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates their rights of publicity or privacy; (ii) any misrepresentation made by Entrant in connection with the Contest; (iii) any non-compliance by Entrant with these Rules; (iv) claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Rules arising from or related to Entrant's involvement with the Contest; (v) acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in the Contest; (vi) any malfunction or other problem with the Contest Site in relation to the entry and participation in the Contest by Entrant; (vii) any error in the collection, processing, or retention of entry or voting information in relation to the entry and participation in the Contest by Entrant and in the voting process by consumers; or (viii) any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize or winners in relation to the entry and participation in the Contest by Entrant.
21 ELIMINATION: Any false information provided within the context of the Contest by Entrant concerning identity, mailing address, telephone number, email address, ownership of right or non-compliance with these Rules or the like may result in the immediate elimination of the entrant from the Contest.
22 RIGHT TO CANCEL, MODIFY OR DISQUALIFY: If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, Modify Furniture reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.
23 NOT AN OFFER OR CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT: Under no circumstances shall the submission of a Design into the Contest, the awarding of a prize, or anything in these Rules be construed as an offer or contract of employment with Modify Furniture.
24 FORUM AND RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL PROCEDURES: These Rules shall be governed by, subject to, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, United States of America, excluding all conflict of law rules. If any provision(s) of these Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, seek injunctive relief or make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded, and Entrants expressly waive any and all such rights.