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EVGA Design Your Own Avatar Contest

EVGA is holding a Design Your Own Avatar contest and is giving away some pretty big prizes, including an Alienware Area-52 7500 desktop system. Hit the link for all the information, you have until September 28th to enter.


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What program do you use to create an avatar?

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The contest begins on September 5, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) and the submission will be accepted until September 28, 2008 at 11:59 p.m. (PST). The contest consists of 3 phases as set forth below.

Phase 1) Submission : Starts September 9, 2008 - Ends September 28, 2008

Phase 2) Judging : Starts September 29, 2008 - Ends October 5, 2008

Phase 3) Winners announced: October 6th at 12:00 P.M. PST

Each person may submit only one (1) Avatar

All employees of Sponsor, its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the immediate families and household members of each, are not eligible in submitting a entry to participate in this contest .

By submitting an entry, participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules.

All Entries must be in English unless otherwise specified in the Task description. Entries in any other language will not be considered unless otherwise specified. Entries that are lewd, obscene, pornographic or otherwise inappropriate to the Contest will be disqualified at EVGA's sole discretion.

Participants warrant that their Entries are original and that they are the sole and exclusive owner and rights holder of the submitted Entries and that they have the right to submit the Entries in the Contest and grant all required licenses. Each Participant agrees not to submit any Entry that (1) infringes any third party proprietary rights, intellectual property rights, industrial property rights, personal or moral rights or any other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligations; or (2) otherwise violates applicable U.S. law or the law of the Participant's country of residence.

The submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement, or images depicting any recognizable athletes, celebrities, animals, animated characters, or objects.

The submitted avatar must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous, or defamatory against other people or companies

The submitted avatar must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age

The submitted avatar must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of the Federal government or any governmental agency or any state where video is created

Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or misrouted entries, electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission.

Submitted entries become the property of EVGA and will not be returned.

EVGA reserves the right to deny and delete any avatar that is submitted for this contest

Acceptable File format - GIF, JPEG, PNG

Acceptable File Size - Max 100 x 145 pixels and 200KB

Qualified judges determined by EVGA in its sole discretion will do the Judging and select the Best Overall Avatar, the Most Creative Avatar, the Most EVGA Themed Avatar, and an additional Top 10 Avatars based on Originality, Clarity of idea, Use of color, and Use of space.

Overall Best Avatar: Grand Prize provide by Alienware (Alienware Gaming System) (ARV $2,000)

Most EVGA Themed Avatar: EVGA 790i FTW (ARV $299.99)

Most Creative Avatar: EVGA GeForce 9800GTX+ (ARV $179.99)

Top 10 Selected Avatar: THQ Game
(1-5 Selected Avatar's will receive Frontlines (ARV $45.99), 6-10 Selected Avatar's will receive Company of Heroes (ARV $19.99))

EVGA reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value in the event all or part of a prize set forth above becomes unavailable. Prizes are awarded without warranty of any kind from EVGA, express or implied, without limitation, except where this would be contrary to federal, state, provincial, or local laws or regulations. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Submission of an Entry in this Contest constitutes agreement by the Participant to the terms and conditions of these Rules. Decisions of EVGA and the Judges are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Return of any prize/prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted by email within 15 days of attempted first notification will forfeit his/her prize. Potential prize winner(s) and their parents/legal guardians may be required to sign and return an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility, an Liability/Publicity Release within 30 days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. EVGA at it's sole discretion shall reserves the right to disqualify any Participant from the Contest if it reasonably believes that the Participant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or abuses, threatens or harassment of any other Participants, EVGA employees and affiliates, or the Judges.

Use of Winner's Name & Information: By entering, each entrant grants permission, without further compensation, to EVGA and their agents and licensees, to use the entrant's name, information and submitted material for Broadcast, print and promotional purposes in connection with the contest.

Limitations of Liability: By entering, entrants agree to release EVGA, and their officers, directors, employees and agencies from any claim, loss, liability, damage or injury of any kind arising from their participation in the contest or their receipt or use of the contest prize.

No Prize Substitutions: No cash substitute or transfer of prizes is available; however, contest sponsors may, at their discretion, substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Prizes are not transferable.

Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes associated with acceptance and use of prize.

Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration. Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this contest, but in no event attorney's fees. These Official Rules shall be governed by, subject to, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, United States of America, excluding all conflict of law rules. If any provision(s) of these Official 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 all Participants expressly waive any and all such rights.

Offer void where prohibited.

SPONSOR: The Contest is sponsored by EVGA Corporation (EVGA), a California corporation with principal place of business at 2900 Saturn St Suite #B, Brea, CA 92821, USA.
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