Contest

Contest2020-05-14T16:35:58-07:00

Design a Variant Cover

Artists of all ages can create variant cover designs for the Lightfall Comic series, spotlighting themes and characters that resonate with them personally.

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2020 The Legends of Lightfall Contest
Official Rules & Release
Official Terms and Conditions of Entry

Who can enter?
Children less than 18 years old can enter with signed parental release. Children must be age 18 or younger on the date their entry is mailed. There may be no help from adults with any part of the piece.
Adults, 18 and older, will be judged in a separate category.
Entries are accepted from any country in the world. All participants must accept the terms and conditions presented on the release form with entry.
Is there an entry fee?
There is no entry fee.
What do I have to draw?
Entries must use the template provided, a variant cover of The Legends of Lightfall, comic book #1.
You can download The Legends of Lightfall, Descent to Steamhaven on our website, legendsoflightfall.com.

When is the due date?
Entries must be received by August 31st, 2020.

How many pieces may I enter?
Limit one entry per person.
Do I get a certificate for entering the contest?
All entries with a legible email address will receive an emailed certificate of participation that may be printed out.
Where will my entry be displayed?
By entering the contest, artists acknowledge that their entries will become the property of the Legacy International Center.
Entries may be used for decoration, fundraising, promotional purposes, or printed materials for sale. This may include selling them in the Legacy Center International gift shop, auctioning them in fundraisers, temporary display at The Legends of Lightfall Experience at The Legacy Center, featuring them on shirts and other promotional materials for The Legends of Lightfall, and other uses.

How will I be notified if my artwork is used for promotional purposes?
Due to the large number of entries, not all artwork will be photographed or displayed, and we cannot notify those that are shown in photographs. We will make every effort to notify artists whose work is placed on special exhibit in The Legacy Center or used to make T-shirts, posters or other items.

How do I know if my entry wins?
Winners will receive an email notifying them they have won by the middle of September 2020. A customized certificate will be emailed to winners by September 30th. A variety of photos showing a sampling of entries, judging, and entries on display will be posted on our Instagram page in September.
What are the judging criteria?
All entries will be judged by the public based on the following criteria:

• innovative presentation
• unusual perspective or viewpoint
• a message or idea that is being conveyed

Entrants will be separated into age categories as follows:
• 5-10 years
• 11-18 years
• 18+ years

What are the prizes?
There will be (1) Grand Prize Winner: (2) Nights Stay @ Legacy Resort Hotel & Spa w/ (4) Legacy Center guest passes
1st Place & Runner Up in each age category: (4) Legacy Center guest passes
All contest winners will be featured on The Legends of Lightfall website and emailed a customized and signed award certificate. Images will be posted on this website by September 30th.

How do I submit my entry?
• Entries should be submitted via email to: contest@legendsoflightfall.com.
• Please post your entries to Instagram w/ #legendsoflightfall and #2020tlolcontest

What if I have questions?
If you have questions, please email us at info@legendsoflightfall.com. Please note that our contest coordinator is only in the office 2-3 days per week.

Official Terms and Conditions of Entry Release
By submission of your cover design and any accompanying story, you give and grant to The Legacy International Center (LIC), its affiliates, subsidiaries, consultants, independent contractors, successors, assigns, designees and licensees, the right to use, publish and copyright your art submission, name, nickname, picture, portrait, likeness, characteristics, signature or facsimile thereof, and biographical materials (the “Submission”) as embodied in materials associated with The Legacy International Center and The Legend of Lightfall’s products, marketing, advertising, sales or promotional efforts (the “Materials”) in all forms of media now known or hereafter created, including without limitation, video, television, print, billboards, point-of-purchase materials, corporate communications, internal and external marketing pieces, and Internet in any and all territories throughout the world.

You further agree that:
• You are the legal owner of all rights in the materials (editorial and photographic) contained in your Submission and have the right to assign such materials to LIC and that such materials do not infringe upon or violate the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity.
• No further consideration of any kind will be paid to you in connection with the Submission or LIC’s use thereof.
• LIC will have the right to use, sell, edit, change, add to, delete from, arrange, revise, promote, reproduce and distribute the Submission, in whole or in part, and separately or in connection with Submissions furnished or created by others.
• You acknowledge that the Submission is a “works made for hire” as defined by the copyright laws of the United States. LIC is and will remain the owner of the Submission and of all copyrights, trademarks, and other rights relating thereto. Nothing herein will constitute any obligation on LIC to make any use of any of the rights set forth herein.
• You agree that no use of the Submission will constitute defamation against you or an invasion of your privacy or publicity rights or any other rights I may have in or relating to the Submission.
• No Materials need be submitted to you for any further approval.
• You hereby release LIC from any and all claims, liabilities, responsibilities, or damages arising from the use of the Submission.

By checking the box on the official entry page you hereby consent to, affirm, and agree to be bound by the foregoing Talent Release and that I am eighteen years of age or older and (in the case that the subject of the Submission is under the age of 18), I am the parent or legal guardian of the subject of the Submission and am authorized to agree to these terms of submission on the subjects behalf.

OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN PRIZE. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The “2020 Legends of Lightfall Contest” (the “Contest”) is sponsored by The Legacy International Center, 875 Hotel Circle S, San Diego, CA 92108 (“LIC” or “Sponsor”). The Contest is governed by these official rules. By participating in the Contest, each entrant and their respective parents and guardians agree to these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Contest are final in all respects. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

Entrants’ information and entries may be subject to Instagram’s terms and conditions and privacy policy. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. By participating in this promotion you agree to a complete release of Instagram from any claims. Participation in this promotion is subject to these official rules.

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is only open to all countries and participants ages five (5) and up. Immediate family members and anyone living within the same household of employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its respective parents, subsidiaries, consultants, agents and suppliers, (collectively, “Contest Entities”) are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of any winner. Only one (1) entry per individual allowed. All entries must be the entrant’s original, unpublished, and previously unproduced work.

CONTEST Period: July 22nd, 2020 at 12:01AM PST and ends August 31st, 2020 at 11:59PM PST (the “Contest Period”).

HOW TO ENTER: Hand draw a picture on the 2020 Legends of Lightfall Variant Cover Art Contest official entry form that you think represents the storyline of our very first comic book, Descent to Steamhaven. Entry forms will be submitted to on the website and sent through contest@legendsoflightfall.com. Before entering, all contestants must have a parent or legal guardian sign the release and waiver attached to the official entry form.
Eligible participants can have a consenting parent or legal guardian take a photo of their artwork and share on Instagram with #legendsoflightfall and #2020tlolcontest

General Conditions of entry: No facsimiled, mechanically reproduced or telephoned-in entries will be accepted. Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged, and proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt. Sponsor has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, invalid, unintelligible, incomplete, mutilated, garbled, postage-due or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

For the purposes of this Contest and these official rules, “receipt” of an online entry occurs when Sponsor’s servers record the entry information. Any automated computer receipt (such as a “thanks for entering message”) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an online entry by Sponsors. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to register and submit the entry will be deemed to be the online entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

WINNER SELECTION:
Judgment of a winner shall be in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and shall not be subject to dispute, protest, contest or claim by entrants. The winner will be contacted by Sponsor according to the contact information provided by that entrant. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected. All prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received by the applicable drawing date.

Prize:
There will be (1) Grand Prize Winner: (2) Nights Stay @ Legacy Resort Hotel & Spa w/ (4) Legacy Center guest passes
1st Place & Runner Up in each age category: (4) Legacy Center guest passes
All contest winners will be featured on The Legends of Lightfall website and emailed a customized and signed award certificate. Images will be posted on this website by September 30th.

ADDITIONAL Limitations:
All prizes are non-transferable except by Sponsor. The prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. No substitution or cash equivalent of a prize is permitted; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equal or greater value. The winners are not entitled to the difference between the approximate retail value and the actual value of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of the Contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor or its agents. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, withdraw or amend the Contest or disqualify any entry for any reason and without notice including, without limitation, if Sponsor suspects tampering has occurred, voiding the entries at issue or terminating the Contest and selecting a winner from among that portion of the Contest that has not been compromised, if any. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. Sponsor and any telephone network or service providers are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any web site or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

Indemnification and limitation of liability:
By entering the Contest, each entrant and their respective parents and legal guardians agree to INDEMNIFY, release and hold harmless sponsor and all its officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the CONTEST and the acceptance of any prize that may be won. The CONTEST ENTITIES do not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability of any of the prizes. Each entrant agrees to execute any document containing the terms and conditions of these official rules.
SPONSOR AND ITS officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS to OR the DOWNLOAD of INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST.

Publicity:
By submitting an entry, each winner grants Sponsor and those acting under its authority permission to use the winner’s name, likeness, or comments for advertising and publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

GOVERNING LAW:
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and the Contest Entities in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United States, the State of Massachusetts, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions. Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Contest or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts or the appropriate Massachusetts state court; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs, but in no event including attorneys’ fees, disbursements or court costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket costs.
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